African American Studies (AFAM)

AFAM 1113 Introduction to Africana Studies (DH)

Description: The course will examine the history and development of Africana Studies as an academic discipline and will provide a comprehensive overview of the field employing a broad interdisciplinary approach. A range of topics will be covered including history, art, literature, language, dance, music, religion, sociology, and geography throughout the African Diaspora.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean of Arts & Science

General Education and other Course Attributes: Diversity, Humanities

AFAM 3950 Special Topics in Africana Studies

Description: Particular topics to illustrate the use of interdisciplinary methods in Africana Studies. Topics might include: social issues, art and culture, popular culture, class, transnational or comparative approaches, gender, economics.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean of Arts & Science

AFAM 4980 Research in Africana Studies

Prerequisites: 1 upper-level course eligible for African Studies minor.

Description: For students interested in pursuing either a research or a directed reading project. Project will be student-initiated and student-designed with faculty mentor input and guidance.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Dean of Arts & Science