African & African-American Stu (AAAS)


1000

AAAS 1001 [Not Offered] Elementary Swahili Language and Culture I (4 credits)
See SWAH 1001.
AAAS 1002 [Not Offered] Elementary Swahili Language and Culture II (4 credits)
See SWAH 1002.

2000

AAAS 2000 Introduction to African & African American Studies (3 credits)
Dimensions of African & African American thought and practice in contemporary and historical perspective.
AAAS 2003 [Not Offered] Intermediate Swahili Language and Culture III (4 credits)
See SWAH 2003.
AAAS 2004 [Not Offered] Intermediate Swahili Language and Culture IV (4 credits)
See SWAH 2004.
AAAS 2050 [Not Offered] Contemporary Africa (3 credits)
African social and political institutions in transition; challenges of democratization and development in the current international context.
AAAS 2410 Black Popular Culture (3 credits)
Explores participation by black peoples in the creation and critique of popular culture through media such as film, music and television and terms of topics such as representation and sexuality.
AAAS 2511 Race Relations (3 credits)
See SOCL 2511.

3000

AAAS 3024 [Not Offered] African Diaspora Intellectual Thought (3 credits)
Survey of critical ideas and theories by select diaspora scholars and writers. Emphasizes the intellectual tensions and deliberations that undergird attempts to theorize and resolve issues involving the status of black people in the world.
AAAS 3044 Black Rhetorical Traditions (3 credits)
Survey of the development of black communication styles ranging from the sermonic to the academic. Examining the black world�s most effective verbal and written communicators and the tension between orality and literacy.
AAAS 3120 [Not Offered] Topics in History of Africa and the African Diaspora (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. This course surveys historical moments in the life of African and/or African diaspora peoples.
AAAS 3122 Topics in Pre-Colonial Africa (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs of credit when topics vary. Surveys African empires and civilizations from ancient times to colonial period. Emphasizes culture, religion and/or political influence and practices.
AAAS 3341 [Not Offered] African American English (3 credits)
Survey of major issues related to historical and contemporary development of African American speech, focusing on linguistic and social features.
AAAS 3425 [Not Offered] Black Women in America (3 credits)
Surveys intersection of race and gender in the U.S. Through historical and contemporary lenses, course examines commonalities, differences, and struggles that mark black women�s subjectivity.
AAAS 3901 [Not Offered] Directed Readings and Research in African and African-American Studies (1-3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of six sem. hrs. credit when topics vary. Student must register with a faculty member in the AAAS discipline before registration to select the area of reading or research. Topic must not substitute for regularly offered courses.
AAAS 3902 Special Topics in African & African American Studies (1-3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of six semester hrs. credit when topics vary.

4000

AAAS 4020 Senior Seminar (3 credits)
Prereq.: permission of instructor. Capstone for the minor and concentration; planning and execution of a major research project demonstrating the interdisciplinary processes used by those working in the field of African American studies to develop their arguments and interpretations.
AAAS 4124 [Not Offered] Studies in African Diaspora Religions (3 credits)
See REL 4124.
AAAS 4322 [Not Offered] Studies in African Literature (3 credits)
Also offered as ENGL 4322. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Critical analysis of major figures and texts of fiction, drama and poetry.
AAAS 4323 [Not Offered] Studies in Caribbean Literature (3 credits)
Also offered as ENGL 4323. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Critical analysis of major figures and texts of fiction, drama and poetry.
AAAS 4400 [Not Offered] MLK & MALCOLM X (3.0 credits)