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AFAM 200 - Introduction to African American Studies

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: ENGL 102
This course will provide students with a foundation in the interdisciplinary field that has dedicated itself to examining the experiences of African American people and explaining how race has functioned in the American context. The course will include an overview of African American history; theoretical approaches to race and racism; an exploration of diverse African American identities; and exposure to African American innovations in art, literature, music and popular culture. One field trip, either to a museum or other relevant cultural site, is required. Offered annually. (CMCL; CWRT)