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AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES (AAST)

Professor Amilcar Shabazz, Director
Office: 106-C ten Hoor Hall

AAST 201 Introduction to African-American Studies. Three hours.

A basic outline of the diversity and complexity of the African-American experience in the United States: the early academic and social concerns of black studies advocates; the changes in the field's objectives that arise from its connections to contemporary social movements for black power, women's liberation, and multiculturalism; and its major theoretical and critical debates.

AAST 249 Afro-American Literature (same as EN 249). Three hours.

AAST 301 African-American Experience (same as AMS 301). Three hours.

AAST 302 The Black Church (same as AMS 302). Three hours.

AAST 303 Education of Southern Blacks (same as AMS 303). Three hours.

AAST 304 Bob Marley: Alabama in Jamaica (same as AMS 304). Three hours.

AAST 319 Nineteenth-Century Black History (same as HY 319). Three hours.

AAST 320 Twentieth-Century Black History (same as HY 320). Three hours.

AAST 352 Social Inequality (same as SOC 352). Three hours.

Prerequisite: SOC 101 and MATH 100 or MATH 112; or permission of the instructor.