AFAM 60 African American Women in the United States (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Examines and comparatively analyzes African American women in the U.S. with particular emphasis on the struggle for rights as African people. Explores the contributions, strategies for success and political activism of African American women from 1619 to the present.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Explain and classify traditional theories, customs and institutional structures that restricted the freedoms of African women in America.
- Outcome 2: Identify and analyze how the British and US legal system hindered and supported the Africans woman in American society throughout time.
- Outcome 3: Differentiate and interpret the political actions of individual women and social organizations in the African American community that fostered development.
- Outcome 4: Evaluate information from a variety of sources and use information to formulate well-reasoned responses to major ideas, concerns and debates about African American women.
- Outcome 5: Articulate the relevance of social and historical theories applied to women and African American women, in practical terms to their lives.