An Introduction to African American Studies
This course is an introduction to the field of African American Studies through history, literature, philosophy, the arts, and culture. Additionally, it will examine the sociological, political, economic, and philosophical perspectives on the experience of people of African ancestry in the United States. The values, experience, and cultural contributions of Black/African American individuals in the United States will be identified, examined, and authenticated.
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Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2023-05-22 to 2023-06-30.
General Course Statement(s): See general education pages for the requirements this course meets
AFAM D010.50Z: Fully ONLINE. This is an online class that does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning.
- 4 Units
- Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
- Weekly Lab Hours: 0
- Gen Ed
- General Education Class
- Program Status
- Program Applicable
- Credit - Degree Applicable
- Grading Method
- Letter Grading
Requisite and Advisory
- EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or EWRT 1AS and EWRT 1AT or ESL 5