Spring 2013 Course Offerings
African American and Africana Studies Program - Spring 2013 Course Offerings
AAS 235 – 001: Inequalities in Society Jamie L. Pond TR 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
AAS 235 – 002: Inequalities in Society TBD MWF 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Analysis of the social origins, development, and persistence of inequality in various societies. Prereq: SOC 101 or ACE 102. (Same as SOC 235)
AAS 254 – 001: HIS of SUBSAHARAN AFRICA Francis Musoni MWF 11 am – 11:50 am
A survey of the social institutions, value systems and political organization of Sub-Saharan Africa since the 16th century but with particular emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries.
AAS 264 – 001: Major Black Writers Matthew W Godbey MWF 10:00 am - 10:50 am
AAS 264 – 002: Major Black Writers Nazera Wright TR 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
AAS 264 – 003: Major Black Writers Rynetta S. Davis TR 11:00 am - 12:15 am
A cross-cultural and historical approach to written and oral works by major Black authors of Africa, the Caribbean and the United States. The course includes writers such as Chinua Achebe (Africa), Wilson Harris (Caribbean), and Toni Morrison (USA). (Same as ENG 264)
AAS 326 – 001: People and Cultures of Sub-Saharan Africa Frternel Amuri MWF 2:00 - 2:50 pm
A survey of indigenous societies and cultures of Africa south of the Sahara, with special attention to their adaptation to colonialism and post-colonial national development. (Same as ANT 326)
AAS 360 – 001: RACE/SPORTS IN AMERICA Gerald L Smith T 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
This reading seminar examines the history of race and sport in America. (Same as HIS 360)
AAS 400 – 001: SP. TOPICS AFRICAN-AMERICAN STDS: Black Greek Letter Organizations Robert Mock TR 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
This course will recognize and select appropriate methods of Black Greek Letter Organizations in a variety of contexts including communication, leadership, and community service. Students will identify and explain the concepts of African American cultural communication pertaining to linguistic, rhetorical, and relational styles.
AAS 432 – 001: RACE & ETHNIC RELATIONS Ana Q Liberato MWF 9:00 am - 9:50 am
Analysis of relationships between racial and ethnic groups and the behavioral products thereof. Sources and consequences of prejudice and discrimination. Situation and prospects of minorities. Strategies of change and tension reduction. Prereq: Six hours of social science or consent of instructor.
AAS 587 – 001: CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT IN US Gerald L. Smith M 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The course will focus on the struggle of African American equality in the US during the mid-twentieth century. It will examine key civil right issues, events, strategies, leaders and organizations on both the local and national levels. Using historical documents, documentary film presentations this course will discuss the status of race relations in America over the past fifty years. (Same as HIS 587)
AAS 601 Section 201 - ISSUES IN MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION
Credit: 3.0 Elinor Brown Distance Learning Course
This course provides students with a critical analysis of multicultural education theories, perspectives, current issues, and trends. Students will develop the competencies needed to write scholarly literature reviews, identify areas in multicultural education needing further research studies, and submit papers for review and presentation at professional meetings.