African and African American Studies Course Descriptions
AFAM 106. Introduction to African Heritage (SOAN 106) Credits: 4. 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.
AFAM 150. Special Topics Credits: 1-4. May also be offered at 250, 350 and 450 levels.
AFAM 225. African American History (HIST 225) Credits: 4. 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.
AFAM 260. Independent Study Credits: 1-4. May also be offered at 360 and 460 levels.
AFAM 290. Internship Credits: 1-4. May also be offered at the 390 level.