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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAS 1010 - Introduction to African American Studies

Credits: 3 (3 + 0)

Prerequisite(s): Minimum performance standard scores on reading and writing pre-assessment placement tests.

Description: This interdisciplinary course in African American Studies provides an overview of the evolution, scope and objectives of African American Studies, and examines the history, literature, arts, material culture, as well as sociological, political, economic, and philosophical perspectives of the experience of African Americans in the United States. The course places the experience of African Americans within the broader context of the African Diaspora as it explores issues of identity and the liberation movement. The course sheds light on the relationship between the past, present and future in shaping a Black worldview and its contributions to the human experience.

General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences I

Guaranteed Transfer: GT-SS3 Human Behavior and Social Systems

University Requirement(s): Multicultural

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