African American Studies

AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES 100: INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES (HSC)

Fall. Credit, four hours. This course introduces students to the multiple disciplines that comprise the field of African American studies and the most salient themes and topics that continue to guide scholars' research interests.

AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES 262: SURVEY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1900 (HAP)

Fall. Credit, four hours. An overview of African American literature since 1900. Study of the major contributors to each period in the genres of fiction, essay, poetry, and nonfiction.

AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES 285R: SPECIAL TOPICS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES (HSC)

TBA. Credit, one to four hours. Wide range of topics pertinent to the African American experience.

AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES 346: AFRICAN AMERICAN POLITICS (HSC)

TBA. Credit, three hours. Comprehensive examination of African American politics and its critical influence upon the American political system. Civil rights and black power movements; the voting rights act and redistricting; African American political participation, attitudes, and governance. (Cross-listed with Political Science 346)

AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES 385R: TOPICS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES (HSC)

TBA. Credit, one to four hours. This course explores one of a wide range of topics pertaining to the African American experience in the fields of human and civil rights, social and literary texts, and the social sciences.