Catalog Course Descriptions
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African and African American Studies Courses
200-Level Courses in AFAM
Interdisciplinary introduction to the field of African American studies. Includes comparative analysis of approaches, methodologies, and key concepts related to the study of people of African descent in the United States, continental Africa, and throughout the African diaspora. Lectures and discussion integrate attention to such issues as diversity and multiculturalism from national and global perspectives. Limited to three attempts.
300-Level Courses in AFAM
Study of selected topics related to the study of people of African descent in Africa, the United States, the Caribbean, Latin Americas and throughout the African Diaspora. Notes: May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
400-Level Courses in AFAM
Approved work-study program in cooperation with specific organizations including area museums; NGOs; and local, state, and federal agencies. Students should arrange for an internship in the semester before they wish to enroll. Permission required from program director. Limited to three attempts.
Investigation of an area related to African American studies according to individual interest, with emphasis on research. Permission required from program director. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 9 credits.