African-American Studies (AFRO)

AFRO 110

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY I

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes the study of the African-American experience from African origins to the conclusion of the Civil War. Focuses on the Atlantic slave trade and slavery in the United States. Includes a study of the Constitution of the United States and the responsibilities of American citizenship. (Partially fulfills American Institutions requirement at CSU.) [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: BS 110; Same as: HIST 110)

AFRO 111

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY II

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Explores the history of African Americans from the Civil War to the present, emphasizing their cultural, social, and political impact on American history. Includes a study of the United States Constitution, the State Constitution of California, and discrepancies between rights and the experiences of African Americans. (Partially fulfills American Institutions requirement at CSU.) [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: BS 111; Same as: HIST 111)

AFRO 151

INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces the origins and development of African-American culture in the United States between 1619 and the present. Emphasizes on the critical analysis of the historical and sociological aspects of the African-American experience in the arenas of family, education, religion, and the arts. [D; CSU; UC] (Same as: SOC 151)

AFRO 299

INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Individual study or research in some area of African-American studies of particular interest to the student and not included in regular courses of the college. [D; CSU; **UC] (**UC Limitation: credit for variable topics courses is given only after a review of the scope and content of the courses by the enrolling UC campus.)