AFST - Africana Studies

AFST 601 Methods of Inquiry Into Africana Studies

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours. Familiarization with the methodological tradition of African-centered thinking and its relationship to the more popular term Afro-centricity; representation of the thoughts of notable African centered and Afrocentric scholars throughout history as a means to center African descended people throughout history, social analysis and theoretical accounts. Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

AFST 651/PBSI 651 Cultural Psychology

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours. Surveys key readings in the field of cultural psychology; discussion and examination of relationship between psychological processes (e.g., motivation, memory, self perception, prejudice) and sociocultural contexts. Prerequisites: Enrollment in a graduate program or approval of instructor. Cross Listing: PBSI 651/AFST 651.

AFST 652 Black Freedom Movements

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours. Exploration of contexts for historical and contemporary and analysis of persuasive strategies and tactics of black freedom movements. Prerequisites: Graduate classification.

AFST 685 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours. Directed individual study of problems in the Africana Studies field of research or scholarly activity not pertaining to thesis or dissertation, or selected instruction not covered by other courses. Prerequisites: Approval of instructor and program director; graduate classification.

AFST 689 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours. 0 to 4 Lab Hours. Selected topics in an identified area of Africana Studies. Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

AFST 691 Research

Credits 1 to 15. 1 to 15 Other Hours. Research toward thesis or dissertation. May be repeated for credit. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.