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  Nov 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Bulletin

Black Studies Minor


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Black Studies Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete a minor in Black Studies should be able to accomplish the indicated action in each of the following areas:

  1. Theory and Content: Acknowledge and recognize the foundations of Black Studies as an interdisciplinary field of scholarly inquiry and discuss the diverse theoretical perspectives that characterize this academic field of study; 


  2. Critical and Creative Thinking: Demonstrate critical and creative thinking skills that highlight the interplay between civic learning, human experience, social behavior and institutions, and/or intersectional approaches that shape the field of Black Studies; 


  3. Research Methods: Employ/deploy various pathways for collecting, examining, interpreting, and synthesizing information that lead to distinctive research methods informed by the study of African American experiences; 


  4. Socio-cultural and Intersectional Awareness: Recognize how race intersects with other social or cultural identities confronting peoples of the African Diaspora, including issues of ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion, age, class, and nationality and; 


  5. Communication in Communities: Develop communication skills–writing, speaking, and listening–that will enable students to collaborate in the classroom and learn from broader local, national, and global communities. 


Requirements (22 Credits Minimum):


Black Studies required course:


Black studies core:


Black Studies capstone experience:


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