WCSU Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 : Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences

African-American Studies

AAS 100 The Black Experience in America 3 SH
This is an interdisciplinary course that examines major historical and contemporary conditions that have contributed to shaping the experiences of black people in America. The course utilizes a variety of original source material in history, literature, art, music, film, sociology and politics in order to understand the thinking of and reaction to African-Americans over nearly 400 years.

AAS/WP 109 Equatorial African Cultures 3 SH
See WP/AAS 109.

AAS/WP 113 Southern African Cultures 3 SH
See WP/AAS 113.

AAS/HIS 147 Atlantic Slavery 3 SH
See HIS/AAS 147

AAS/ANT/SOC 212 Peoples & Cultures of Africa 3 SH
See ANT/AAS/SOC 212.

AAS/HIS 470 Slavery and Abolition in the Atlantic World 3 SH
See HIS/AAS 470

The following courses also have been approved and are offered periodically:
AAS/HIS 219 African-American History and Culture
AAS/GEO 251 Africa: A Regional Study
AAS/HIS 284 Africa: From Antiquity to Colonialism
AAS/HIS 285 Modern Africa
AAS 350 Topics in African-American Studies