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African American Courses

The African American Studies major requires 9 hours of foundational courses, such as Introduction to African American Studies, and 21 hours distributed across the Social Sciences, History, English, and Visual and Performing Arts.

The minor includes the 9 hours of foundational courses, but has only a 6-hour distribution requirement. Students may select from a wide range of interesting courses including African American Popular Culture, African American Sexuality and Society, Black Women Rising, Black Women Writers, The Black Male, Blacks in Hollywood Film, The Black Family, The Black Athlete and Research Methods in African American Studies.


Spring 2019

AAS27100
Introduction to African American Studies
M.W.F 12:30 - 1:20
Dr. Ronald Stephens

AAS27100
Introduction to African American Studies
T.TH 10:30 - 11:20
Ms. Ariel Smith

AAS37100
Black Women in Politics
T.TH 1:30 - 2:45
Dr. Nadia Brown

AAS37300
History of Injustice
M.W. 4:30 - 5:45
Dr. Ronald Stephens

AAS37600
The Black Male
M.W.F. 1:30 - 2:20
Dr. Joseph Dorsey

AAS47300
Blacks in Hollywood Film
Lecture: M.F. 3:30 - 4:20
Dr. Joseph Dorsey
Lab: Wed 4:00 - 5:50
Ms. Megan Williams

AAS47400/57400
Research Methods in Afircan American Studies
T.TH 4:30 - 5:45
Dr. Nadia Brown

AAS57500
Theories in African American Studies
T.TH 12:00 - 1:15
Dr. Dawn Stinchcomb

Fall 2018

AAS27100
Introduction to African American Studies
MWF 1:30 - 2:20
Dr. Nadia Brown

AAS27700
Black Popular Culture
MWF 11:30 - 12:20
Ms. Megan Williams

AAS37100
Black Leisure and Recreation
TTH 1:30 - 2:45
Dr. Ronald Stephens

AAS37300
Blackness and Culture
TTH 3:00 - 4:15
Dr. Joseph Dorsey

AAS37500
The Black Family
TTH 12:00 - 1:15
Dr. Ronald Stephens

AAS575
Theories of African American Studies
TTH 5:30 - 6:45
Dr. Joseph Dorsey

Spring 2018

AAS27100
Introduction to African American Studies
TTH 9:00 - 10:15
Ms. Megan Williams

AAS27100
Introduction to African American Studies
MWF 11:30 - 11:20
Ms. Keturah Nix

AAS37000
Black Women Rising
MWF 9:30 - 10:20
Dr. Nadia Brown

AAS37100
African American Music
MWF 10:30 - 11:20
Mr. James Dekle

AAS37300
History of Injustice in The U.S.
TTH 1:30 - 2:45
Dr. Ronald Stephens

AAS37300/PHIL24200
Philosophy & Culture
TTH 3:00 - 4:15
Dr. Leonard Harris

AAS47400/57400
Research Methods in African American Studies
TTH 12:00 - 1:15
Dr. Ronald Stephens

Fall 2017

AAS27100
Introduction to African American Studies
MWF 11:30 - 12:20
Dr. Ronald Stephens

AAS27700
African American Popular Culture
MWF 1:30 - 2:20
Ms. Keturah Nix

AAS35900
Black Women Writers
TTH 1:30 - 2:45
Dr. Venetria K. Patton

AAS37100
The Black Community
M.W. 5:30 - 6:45
Dr. Ronald Stephens

AAS47300
Blacks in Hollywood Film
TTH 12:30 - 1:20
Dr. Joseph Dorsey

AAS57400
Research Methods in African American Studies
2:50 - 5:40
Dr. Joseph Dorsey

Summer 2017
2nd and 3rd Modular

AAS27100
Introduction to African American Studies
(Online course)
Megan Williams

AAS37100
The Black Athlete
(Online Course)
Andrew McGregor

Spring 2016

AAS 27100
Introduction to African American Studies 
TTH 10:30 - 11:45
Instructor: Dr. Suad Khabeer

AAS 27100
Introduction to African American Studies 
MWF 11:30 - 12:20
Instructor : Mr. Ivan Jackson

AAS 27100
Introduction to African American Studies 
MWF 9:30 - 10:20
Instructor: Ms. Keturah Nix

AAS27700
Black Popular Culture
TTH 9:00 - 10:15
Instructor: Ms. Aria Halliday

AAS37100
The Black Athlete
MWF 10:30 - 11:20
Instructor: Mr. Andrew McGregor

AAS37100
The Black Athlete
TTH 3:00 - 4:15
Instructor: Ms. Sharonda Woodford

AAS37100
Readings on Gender Relations
MWF 1:30 - 2:20
Instructor: Dr. Joseph C. Dorsey

AAS37300
History of Injustice in the U.S.
TTH 12:00 - 1:15
Instructor: Dr. Ronald Stephens

AAS37300
Studies in the African Diaspora
TTH 1:30 - 2:45
Dr. Venetria K. Patton

AAS47400
Blacks in Hollywood Flim
MF 2:30 - 3:20
Instructor: Dr. Joseph C. Dorsey
Lab W 4:30 - 6:20 pm
Instructor: Ms. Megan Williams

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