AFAM 10
An Introduction to African American Studies


Course Description

This course is an introduction to the field of African American Studies through history, literature, philosophy, the arts, and culture. Additionally, it will examine the sociological, political, economic, and philosophical perspectives on the experience of people of African ancestry in the United States. The values, experience, and cultural contributions of Black/African American individuals in the United States will be identified, examined, and authenticated.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
27058 AFAM 10 1UM ·T····· 10:30 AM-12:20 PM Julie Keiffer-Lewis MLC113
······· TBA-TBA ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-09-26 to 2022-12-16.
Footnote:
AFAM-010.-1UM: UMOJA PROGRAM - This is a HYBRID class that has both online and ON CAMPUS attendance requirements. The mask will be required during class for in person meetings. The UMOJA program is designed to help students succeed through community-building, linked classes and African Diaspora focused curriculum. Concurrent enrollment in COUN-005.1UM, LART-250.1UM and EWRT-01A.1UM required. For more information, contact Maurice Canyon at email:canyonmaurice@fhda.edu. This is an hybrid class that meets each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning .


Course Details

Units
4 Units
Hours
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Advisory
EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or (EWRT D01AS and EWRT D01AT) or ESL D005.
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