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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Black Studies (Full-time)

Degree: Short-term Technical Certificate
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
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Description: Multidisciplinary study of theories, cultural themes and psychological constructs used to further promote understanding of thoughts, feelings and behaviors of Black Americans.

Description: Social science introduction to the origins, relevance and scope of African American Studies. Topics include African American history, religion, sociology, politics, economics and psychology within a multicultural context.

Notes: Fall and Spring terms, in-person or online

Description: Contributions of African-Americans to the institutions and culture of the United States from 1619 to the present.

Description: Selected thematic study of major literary works of Africa, Asia and Latin America, emphasizing universal values and the commonality of experience.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from one of the following courses: LIT 2234 or LIT 2236.

Description: Overview of the history of Africa from prehistoric times to the present; special emphasis on modern challenges the continent faces.

Notes: Online only, offered every term


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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.