African American and Africana Studies

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Courses

  • AAAS-200. Issues in African American and Africana Studies

    This is an interdisciplinary, introductory course for the African American and Africana studies program. This discussion-oriented course is designed to integrate the diverse concentrations of the discipline. It will cover the history of the field, and the role and contributions of various disciplines. This course also examines the variables and dimensions of African-American and African Diasporic experiences. Three hours per week. Four semester hours. (H,D)

    AAAS-380. Internship

    An off-campus academic/work experience under the supervision of an internship adviser and an on-site supervisor. Contact the AAAS coordinator for further details. Prerequisites: AAAS-200, junior standing, and approval of a faculty internship adviser. 120 hours. Three semester hours. (I.)

    AAAS-381. Internship

    An off-campus academic/work experience under the supervision of an internship adviser and an on-site supervisor. Contact the AAAS coordinator for further details. Prerequisites: AAAS-200, junior standing, and approval of a faculty internship adviser. 160 hours. Four semester hours. (I.)

    AAAS-491W. Independent Research.

    This course is open to candidates for honors of junior/senior status who have completed at least 16 credits in the minor upon consultation with the AAAS coordinator and the student’s faculty adviser and formation of an interdisciplinary faculty committee of three persons. 

    AAAS-492W. Independent Research.

    A continuation of AAAS-491W. Pre-requisite: AAAS-491W.

AAAS Elective Courses

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