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AFR 1100 African American Studies

Designed for students who are planning on using Black Studies to enhance their knowledge and career in Social Work, Public Education, Urban Planning, Management, Business Administration Nursing, or any other field in which racial sensitivity is important.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Africana Studies
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Evaluate literature, music, art, and other forms of cultural expression within the Black experience.
  • Describe how the discipline emerged from its African cultural roots and the Black experience.
  • Explore the multi and interdisciplinary nature of the field of Black Studies.
  • Demonstrate quality interpersonal skills and communication through interacting with classmates and the completion of a group project using primary and secondary sources.
  • Articulate the relevance of socially constructed categories, such as race, class, and sexual orientation, in influencing the life experiences of individuals of African descent.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3