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ETHS 408. Major Works in African American Studies (Diversity)

Credits: 3
Department: Ethnic Studies
Description: A multidisciplinary examination of landmark works in African American Studies addressing effects of institutional racism upon African Americans. Serves as the capstone course.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 7: RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY IN THE U.S.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe the roles of agency and activism in the lives of African Americans.
2. Provide examples of diverse scholarship among and within African Americans.
3. Recognize and distinguish historical settings and examine governmental policies resulting in the studied academic scholarship of African Americans.
4. Refine analytical, written, critical thinking and research skills in the study of academic works by African Americans.
5. Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of the arguments or theses among the authors of African American academic scholarship.






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