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AEIS 137 - African-American Experience

5 Credits
Surveys changes in African-American culture and society in the post-Black Social Movement (BSM). Examination of Vietnam War on African-American society; economic and cultural changes in post-BSM African-American society; and contemporary issues in African-American culture: colorism; multiracial identity construction; hip-hop and other expressive culture formations; aesthetics and identity construction; gender relations; intergroup relations; African-Americans in the world system; changing U.S. demographics; and AIDS.

Course Note Previously CGG 137 & DGS137

Designed to Serve All students.  Satisfies DGS requirement.
Active Date 20170530T16:33:17

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Diversity & Globalism
  • Social Science Area I

Course Outline
  • National retrenchment, internal consolidation
  • African American Social institutions, issues of leadership
  • Inter- and intra group affiliations and conflicts
  • Language, aesthetics and expressive culture
  • Crossings and criss-crossings; African Americans in a global economy.

Student Learning Outcomes
Analyze changes in African American identity construction.

Analyze changes in African American language & expressive culture.

Analyze changes in inter- & intra-group relations since Black Social Movement.

Apply communication & conflict resolution skills to contemporary issues.

Explain the effects of the world system on U.S. demographics & economy.

Discuss post-Black Social Movement changes in African American in society & culture.

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