African & African Am Studies (AFAM)
Course serves as an introduction to the geographical roots and cultural heritages of the peoples of African ancestry. It will help students to begin to explore and understand the diverse lifestyles, experiences as well as the dispersion, opportunities, challenges and concerns of peoples of African ancestry in the U.S. multicultural setting. Fulfills diversity in the U.S. and social science requirements (1998). Sociocultural engagement and social/ behavioral science requirements (2019).
May also be offered at 250, 350 and 450 levels.
Examines major themes such as the African heritage, slavery, emancipation, Reconstruction, migrations, labor, criminal justice, black nationalism, the Civil Rights Movement and current issues. Fulfills humanities and diversity in the U.S. requirements (2019. Arts/humanities and sociocultural engagement requirements (2019).
May also be offered at 360 and 460 levels.
May also be offered at the 390 level.