African American Studies Humanities (AFH)

AFH Note 1. Completion of the First-Year Composition requirement is a prerequisite for all English courses above the 100 level.

AFH Note 2. A term paper or equivalent out-of-class written work is required in all upper-division (300- and 400-level) ENG courses.

AFH Note 3. English majors and minors are expected to have completed ENG 200 before taking 400-level literature courses.

AFH 202 Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. (3)
spring only
History of art of Africa, Oceania, and the New World. Meets non-Western art history requirement. Cross-listed as ARS 202. Credit is allowed for only AFH 202 or ARS 202.
General Studies: HU, G, H

AFH 225 African American Religion. (3)
once a year
Introduction to the history and development of the African American religious tradition. Lecture, discussion. Cross-listed as REL 225. Credit is allowed for only AFH 225 or REL 225.
General Studies: HU, C

AFH 322 Malcolm and Martin. (3)
fall and spring only
Examines and contrasts the lives, ministries, contributions, and legacies of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. Cross-listed as REL 322. Credit is allowed for only AFH 322 or REL 322.
General Studies: HU, C

AFH 323 Black Religion: A Biographical Approach. (3)
fall and spring only
Examination of the experiences, motivations, and contributions of a number of figures associated with African American religion. Cross-listed as REL 323. Credit is allowed for only AFH 323 or REL 323.
General Studies: HU, C

AFH 333 American Ethnic Literature. (3)
once a year
Examination of America’s multiethnic identity through works of literature that depict American ethnic, gender, and class sensibilities. Cross-listed as ENG 333. Credit is allowed for only AFH 333 or ENG 333. See AFH Notes 1, 2, 3.
General Studies: L, C

AFH 347 Jazz in America. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Current practices employed by contemporary jazz musicians; the historical development of jazz techniques. Credit not applicable toward any Music degree. Lecture, discussion. Cross-listed as MUS 347. Credit is allowed for only AFH 347 or MUS 347.
General Studies: HU

AFH 353 African American Literature: Beginnings Through the Harlem Renaissance. (3)
fall only
Thematic and cultural study of African American literature through the Harlem Renaissance. Cross-listed as ENG 353. Credit is allowed for only AFH 353 or ENG 353. See AFH Notes 1, 2.
General Studies: L/HU, C

AFH 354 African American Literature: Harlem Renaissance to the Present. (3)
spring only
Thematic and cultural study of African American literature from the Harlem Renaissance to the present. Cross-listed as ENG 354. Credit is allowed for only AFH 354 or ENG 354. See AFH Notes 1, 2.
General Studies: L/HU, C

AFH 401 Focus on Multiethnic Film. (3)
not regularly offered
Specialized study of major ethnic films and prominent film artists. Emphasis is on the creative process. Lecture, film viewing, papers. Cross-listed as THE 401. Credit is allowed for only AFH 401 or THE 401. Prerequisite: ENG 101.

AFH 459 Studies in African American/Caribbean Literatures. (3)
not regularly offered
Studies in African American or Caribbean literatures according to genre, period, theory, or selected authors. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Cross-listed as ENG 459. Credit is allowed for only AFH 459 or ENG 459. See AFH Notes 1, 2, 3.

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