Jul 06, 2020  
2014-2015 Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 
  
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    ACC 201 - Principles of Financial Accounting.


    (Formerly BUS 201). MTH 111 , at least sophomore standing. (3) FQ.

    Introduction to the utilization of an accounting system to generate financial statements. Emphasis on interpreting and using the information reported in the financial statements to understand and evaluate the financial results and position of an entity. Foundation course for students planning to do further work in accounting; survey course for others.
  
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    ACC 202 - Principles of Managerial Accounting.


    (Formerly BUS 202). ACC 201 , at least sophomore standing. (3).

    Analysis of accounting information used internally by nonprofit as well as profit oriented management to aid in planning, controlling, and decision making.
  
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    ACC 320 - Cost Accounting.


    (Formerly BUS 320). BUS 115 ACC 201 , ACC 202 ; at least junior standing. (3).

    Collecting, analyzing and controlling cost of manufacturing a product or rendering a service. Particular emphasis on cost accounting systems, allocations, and providing different costs for different purposes in helping shape business strategy.
  
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    ACC 321 - Intermediate Accounting I.


    (Formerly BUS 321). BUS 115 ; ACC 201 , ACC 202 ; at least junior standing. (3).

    Introduction of accounting theory and focus on problems associated with acquisition, maintenance, depreciation and replacement of assets. Also includes income statement, balance sheet, current assets, investments, plant assets, and natural resources.
  
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    ACC 322 - Intermediate Accounting II.


    (Formerly BUS 322). ACC 321 . (3).

    Continues with accounting theory and practice. Intangible assets, long-term investments, long-term debt, stockholders’ equity, pension plans, leases, income taxes, changes in financial position, analysis of statements, and current accounting issues are covered.
  
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    ACC 325 - Income Tax Preparation.


    (Formerly BUS 325). ACC 201 , ACC 202 . (3).

    Preparation to participate in the volunteer income tax assistance (VITA) program. Training in tax return preparation, and interpersonal and computer skills. Preparation of income tax returns.
  
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    ACC 394 - Accounting Internship Program.


    At least junior standing; consent of instructor. (1-3).

    Accounting Internship Program job assignment, planned by the student, the supervisor and the coordinator of the Accounting Internship Program, with duties relating to the student’s academic program. May be reelected to a total of 6 credits. Graded Pass/Fail.
  
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    ACC 420 - Federal Income Taxation.


    (Formerly BUS 420).  , ACC 321 . (3).

    Basic concepts (applicable to all taxpayers) of tax management, exempt incomes, deductions, cost recovery, tax accounting methods, credits, property transactions, tax research and planning. Introduction to income taxation of corporations.  Current developments and other topics in income taxation.
  
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    ACC 421 - Accounting Information Systems.


    (Formerly BUS 421). ACC 201 , ACC 202 , BUS 381 . (3).

    Technology and methods underlying financial record keeping systems; flow charting of financial and cost data movements; attention to accounting applications of computing systems and computer-assisted decision models. Designing and implementing databases for financial and managerial decision making purposes. Extensive use of cases.
  
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    ACC 422 - Federal Income Taxation-Advanced Topics.


    (Formerly BUS 422). ACC 420 . (3).

    Advanced federal income tax concepts, related to corporations, shareholders, “S” corporations, partnerships, trusts and estates.
  
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    ACC 423 - Fundamentals of Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting.


    (Formerly BUS 423). ACC 321 . (3).

    Accounting cycle; governmental accounting; budget process; principles of fund accounting; accounting for educational institutions, health care and welfare organizations; use of accounting data.  Current issues in Federal, state, and local governmental accounting and budgetary issues.
  
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    ACC 424 - Auditing.


    (Formerly BUS 424). MGT 211 , ACC 320 ; prior or concurrent election of ACC 322 , ACC 421 ; senior standing. (3).

    Financial and operational auditing theory, objectives, and procedures required for careers in public, managerial, and governmental accounting. Auditing procedures and standards, internal control, statistical sampling, audit of electronic data processing systems, audit reports, professional ethics, and auditor’s legal and societal environment.
  
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    ACC 425 - Advanced Accounting.


    (Formerly BUS 425). ACC 322 . (3).

    Accounting for business combinations and consolidated statements, partnerships, installment sales, segment and interim reporting, and other topics.
  
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    ACC 521 - Accounting for Managers.


    Graduate standing. (3).

    Understanding financial statements and the fundamental accounting principles underlying their preparation and interpretation and decision making in firms where generation, analysis or reporting of financial information is involved. Understanding concepts and techniques of management planning and control systems with consideration of behavioral implications. Use of accounting data in setting organizational objectives, budgeting, setting standards for and evaluation of performance. Multidivisional organizations and problems of control, cost behavior, product costs, contribution margins, transfer pricing, capital expenditure analysis.
  
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    ACC 530 - Intermediate Financial Reporting.


    (Formerly MGT 520). ACC 521  or ACC 201 , ACC 202 , and graduate standing. (3).

    Examination of generally accepted accounting principles in corporate financial reporting, with emphasis on accounting theory and practice for preparing financial statements and reporting various financial statement elements.  Revenue recognition, inventory, long-term investments, and bonds; introduction to concepts and procedures of International Financial Reporting Standards and their differences to U.S. standards.
  
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    ACC 535 - Financial Reporting Special Topics.


    (Formerly MGT 527). ACC 530  or ACC 321 , ACC 322 , and graduate standing. (3).

    Intensive study of theoretical issues and current practices in financial reporting and auditing. The regulatory environment, demand and supply for auditing and other professional services, current issues in financial reporting, auditing auditors.
  
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    ACC 538 - Advanced Financial Reporting.


    (Formerly MGT 525). ACC 321 , ACC 322 ; or ACC 530  and graduate standing. (3).

    Accounting for business combinations, including consolidated statements, partnerships, segment and interim reporting, financial accounting and reporting theory, and other topics. Students research business combinations and other financial reporting issues. Not open to students with credit for ACC 425 .
  
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    ACC 545 - Seminar in Management Accounting.


    (Formerly MGT 528). ACC 521  or ACC 201 , ACC 202 , and graduate standing. (3).

    Examination of a variety of advanced cost management issues faced by service and manufacturing organizations. Activity-based costing and management, the balanced scorecard, process improvement and re-engineering, total quality management, strategic cost management, transfer pricing, cost management issues in a global environment.
  
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    ACC 550 - Individual Federal Income Taxation.


    (Formerly MGT 519). ACC 530  or ACC 321  and graduate standing. (3).

    Basic concepts (applicable to all taxpayers) of tax management, exempt incomes, deductions, cost recovery, tax accounting methods, credits, property transactions, tax research and planning.  Introduction to income taxation of corporations.  Not open to students with credit for ACC 420 .
  
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    ACC 555 - Advanced Federal Income Taxation Theory and Research.


    (Formerly MGT 522). ACC 530  or ACC 321 , and graduate standing. (3).

    Subjects include advanced federal income tax concepts, related to corporations, shareholders, “S” corporations, partnerships, trusts and estates. Coursework requirements include research of taxation literature and research reports.  Not open to students with credit for ACC 422 .
  
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    ACC 562 - Forensic Accounting.


    (Formerly MGT 529). ACC 575  or ACC 424 , graduate standing. (3).

    Processes for conducting forensic examinations and investigation techniques.  Approaches to understanding, investigation, prevention and detection of financial fraud and to provision of professional services related to financial valuations.
  
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    ACC 565 - Seminar in Contemporary Accounting Systems and Control.


    (Formerly MGT 526). ACC 530  or ACC 321 , ACC 322  or ACC 421 , and graduate standing. (3).

    Intensive study of accounting systems design and application.  Focus on risk identification and evaluation of controls in a computerized accounting information systems environment; emerging issues such as electronic commerce, privacy, and interactive reporting technologies (XBRL).
  
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    ACC 575 - Auditing and Assurance Services.


    (Formerly MGT 524). ACC 530  or ACC 321 , ACC 322  or ACC 424 , and graduate standing. (3).

    Theory and practice of financial statement audits and attestation services, testing financial statement assertions and methods of achieving audit objectives; auditing procedures and standards, internal control, statistical sampling, audit of electronic data processing systems, audit reports, professional ethics, and auditor’s legal and societal environment.  Emphasis on the case approach.
  
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    ACC 580 - Advanced Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting and Financial Reporting.


    (Formerly MGT 523). ACC 530  or ACC 321 , and graduate standing. (3).

    Comprehensive study and analysis of accounting practices of government and nonprofit entities. Includes the accounting cycle; government accounting; budget process; principles of fund accounting; accounting for education institutions and health care and welfare organizations; use of accounting data. Coursework requirements include research of governmental and nonprofit financial reporting issues.
  
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    ADM 401 - Museum, Gallery and Performance Administration.


    Senior standing, concentration in arts or humanities. (3).

    First year survey. Overview of primary areas of arts management: museums, galleries, grants, performance halls, box office programs, crew supervision and organizational structures. Lecture, discussion, research and writing.
  
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    ADM 404 - Aesthetics and Criticism in Arts.


    Senior standing, concentration in arts or humanities. (3).

    Foundations in aesthetics, methods of evaluation and criticism in the visual, performance and auditory arts. Readings in the philosophy of art, thematic studies, and recent criticism. Lecture and seminar format.
  
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    ADM 501 - Museum, Gallery & Performance Administration.


    Graduate standing. (3).

    First year survey. Overview of primary aeas of arts management: museums, galleries, grants, performance halls, box office programs, crew supervision and organizational structures. Lecture, discussion, research and writing. Not open to students with credit for ADM 401 .
  
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    ADM 504 - Aesthetics and Criticism in the Arts.


    Graduate standing. (3).

    Foundations in aesthetics, methods of evaluation and criticism in the visual, performance and auditory arts.  Readings in the philosophy of art, thematic studies, and recent criticism.  Lecture and seminar format.  Not open to students with credit for ADM 404 .
  
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    ADM 506 - Arts Grant Writing.


    Graduate standing. (3).

    Methods of grantsmanship for the arts.  Regional and national trends in arts grants.  Case studies and applied methods in writing grant proposals and evaluation.  Emphasis on grant writing methods and evaluative criteria. May be reelected to a total of 6 credits.
  
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    ADM 507 - Art, Ethics and Community Service.


    Graduate standing. (3).

    Social dimensions of the visual arts and foundations in ethical management of museums and galleries; contributions the arts make to the vitality of a community. Students plan service projects for community involvement. Readings in society and the arts, social demographics, lectures and discussions on the social impact of museum and gallery exhibits. May be reelected to a total of 6 credits.
  
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    ADM 509 - Arts Marketing.


    Graduate standing. (3).

    Methods of marketing nonprofit arts organizations.  Examination of regional and national trends in marketing and development of models for various marketing strategies.  Emphasis on marketing research and project development. May be reelected to a total of 6 credits.
  
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    ADM 510 - Fundraising and Planned Giving.


    Graduate standing. (3).

    Survey of basic strategies in fundraising and planned giving for nonprofit arts organizations; emphasis on current methods of successful fundraising and planned giving.  Students submit written work for class analysis and discussion. Lecture, case studies, writing.
  
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    ADM 579 - Advanced Museum and Gallery Management.


    Graduate standing. (3).

    Methods of museum and gallery management with applied assignments.  Students compare methods and procedures and develop their own model for management approaches for museums and galleries.  May be reelected to a total of 6 credits.
  
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    ADM 580 - Advanced Production Management.


    Graduate standing. (3).

    Focus on advanced management methods including budgeting, crews, box office, performance spaces and grants, as well as management strategies and problem solving skills.  Lectures and applied field work with performance programs.  May be reelected to a total of 6 credits.
  
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    ADM 590 - Independent Study in Administration.


    ADM 579  or ADM 580, consent of instructor. (3).

    The student explores a management area not addressed by either ADM or PUB courses, working with an advisor to formulate a project and complete it in one semester.  Research, writing, applied work or other project designed by the student and the advisor. May be reelected to a total of 6 credits.
  
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    ADM 595 - Internship.


    ADM 579  or ADM 580 . (3).

    Internship with an arts organization.  Students work with professional supervision on projects assigned by internship organization.  Focus on development of applied management skills with off-campus assignments.  Applied field work with performance programs.  May be reelected to a total of 6 credits. Graded ABCDE/Y.
  
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    ADM 599 - Seminar in Executive Arts Administration.


    Graduate standing. (3).

    Final year course.  Exploration of advanced administration topics.  Each student develops an administration model for a selected area, and prepares a portfolio, aesthetics, marketing, grants, facility and crew management, and other topics pertinent to the student’s area of emphasis.  Lecture, discussion, writing and presentations.  May be reelected to a total of 6 credits.
  
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    AFA 101 - Introduction to Africana Studies.


    (3) S.

    Interdisciplinary examination of the Africana (African and African Diaspora) experience; trends, issues and forces that have shaped it. The dispersion of persons of African descent throughout the world, and the important roles they have played in the advancement of civilization.
  
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    AFA 130 - Introduction to Africa in Global Politics.


    (3) GS.

    Investigation of Africa and the processes of its incorporation in the global system, including colonial legacies, decolonization, the Cold War and globalization. Challenges of humanitarian intervention, genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity; examination of the roles of major powers such as the US, Russia and China in Africa.
  
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    AFA 203 - Origins of Modern Racism.


    (3) GS/US.

    Survey of the development of modern Western ideas of racism in the period 1492-1800, with particular attention to moral and political philosophies that developed in conjunction with the colonization and enslavement of African and Native American peoples in the New World. Figures studied may include Columbus, Las Casas, Montaigne, Locks, Rousseau and Jefferson. May be used to satisfy general education or BA distribution requirements, but not both. Also listed as PHL 203 .
  
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    AFA 204 - World Dance Forms.


    PR: Sophomore standing; DAN 116 , DAN 117 , DAN 118 , or DAN 120 , DAN 121 , or DAN 130 , DAN 131 ; or consent of instructor. (3) GS.

    Movement and lecture course with emphasis on global cultures and their folk traditions through dance.  Specific area of exploration determined a semester prior to course offering. Also listed as DAN 204  and INT 204 .
  
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    AFA 205 - African Religions and Philosophy.


    A course in philosophy numbered 100 or higher. (3) GS.

    Examination of some African religions and African philosophy, to gain greater insight and understanding of traditional African religions and African philosophy such as Yoruba and Akan. The role of these traditional African religions and philosophies in the lives of continental and diaspora Africans, as well as non-Africans. Also listed as ANT 205 . Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 206 - Survey of African Literature.


    (3) H.

    Origins and development of contemporary African fiction, including the African oral heritage and works of selected writers from different African geographic regions. The unique role and the experiences of the writer in modern African societies; critical reception of African literature within and outside of the African continent; influences of colonialism, nationalism, and feminism/womanism are examined. Also listed as CPL 206  and ENG 209 .
  
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    AFA 207 - Modern African Drama and Poetry.


    (3) H.

    Introduction to contemporary African drama and poetry, whose themes reflect socio-cultural, political and religious events prevalent in the societies from which they emanate. The relationship between traditional and modern drama and poetry. Analysis of language in selected poems and plays, including works by Wole Soyinka, Ama Ata Aidoo, Tess Onwueme, Athol Fugard, Dennis Brutus, and Niyi Ozundare. Also listed as CPL 207  and THE 207 .
  
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    AFA 208 - Multicultural Drama.


    (3) H.

    Multicultural drama within the context of the modern theatre. Examination of diverse cultures that impact contemporary society. Assimilation, integration, and cultural identity focal areas of scrutiny in a Western context on non-western and western authors. Also listed as THE 208 .
  
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    AFA 215 - Survey of African-American Literature.


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) H/US.

    Introduction to American literature written by African-American writers. Major authors studied in historical context along with cultural elements of folklore and related arts. May be used to satisfy general education or BA distribution requirements, but not both. Also listed as ENG 215 .
  
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    AFA 216 - Afro/Latino/Caribbean Women Writers.


    Prior or concurrent election of ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) GS.

    Overview of the major genres, publishing activities, goals and concerns of female writers from the Anglophone, Francophone and Dutch Caribbean. The Caribbean Women Writers’ Project and the ways in which anticolonial discourse, issues of exile and sanctuary, and revisions of the literary tradition of the Caribbean are manifested in their literature. Also listed as WGS 216 .
  
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    AFA 219 - Psychology of the Black Experience.


    PSY 100  or consent of instructor. (3).

    Experience of Blacks examined from a psychological point of view. Focus on the psychological consequences of being Black in the United States; however, world-wide perspective included. Empirical and theoretical views. Also listed as PSY 219 . Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 220 - Africana Theories of Knowledge.


    (3).

    Basic issues arising in Africana epistemology and cosmologies. Introduction to critical thinking about various “knowledges” in an analytical and comparative manner. Use of qualitative research tools as means of generating African centered ways on knowing the world; African religions and philosophies.
  
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    AFA 230 - Survey of African History to 1800.


    (3) S.

    African history from ancient times to the end of the 18th century. Economic, political and social foundations of African civilizations. The diversity of African societies, their contacts with each other and with peoples and cultures outside the continent, the Atlantic slave trade and its consequences on Africa and people of African descent. Also listed as HIS 230 .
  
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    AFA 235 - Introduction to the History of African Diaspora.


    (3) GS/US.

    Key issues and events in the history of the African Diaspora.  Using “homeland plus diaspora” model, discussion of common origins and experiences of Africans and people of African descent in various parts of the globe and contributions of Africans to the multi-ethnic and cross-cultural societies in Asia, Europe and the Americas. May be used to satisfy general education or BA distribution requirements, but not both. Also listed as HIS 235 . Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 239 - Drama of the Harlem Renaissance.


    (3) H.

    Examination of the development of African American drama with emphasis on the major playwrights of the Harlem Renaissance. Exploration of the political, social, and racial climate addressed in their dramatic texts. Also listed as THE 239 .
  
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    AFA 240 - African Political Systems.


    (3).

    Examination of African political systems from the pre-colonial period to the present. Development of differing political systems in African countries with attention to African pre-colonial political systems, which included large empires governed by kings with near absolute power.
  
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    AFA 242 - Contemporary Black Theatre in America.


    (3) H.

    Contemporary Black dramas and dramatists in America since 1950, and the production of Black theatre in America today. Literature, sociology, mythology and music behind the plays studied; operation and recent flourishing of Black theatre in America. Attendance at performances and participation in performance activities may be required. Also listed as THE 242 .
  
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    AFA 244 - The Economics of the Black Community.


    (3).

    Economic problems of the Black American in the historical development of the United States. Analysis of discrimination in consumer, labor, housing, and capital markets. Importance of human resources in economic development. Discussion of ways to bring about economic change. Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 250 - African Cultures.


    (3).

    Introduction to the African continent as a geographic, political and symbolic entity juxtaposing territories, histories and cultures. Anthropological emphasis on West Africa, including matriliny and other lineage systems, polyrhythmic music, gender, religion (e.g., Vodu), economic and political organization, and colonial impact, from the viewpoints of Africans themselves, as subjects and agents. Also listed as ANT 250 . Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 257 - Protest in African Literature.


    At least sophomore standing. (3) H.

    Reading and discussion of poets, novelists, and essayists from West, East, and South Africa who have written in protest of French, English, Portuguese, and neocolonial oppression. Gender struggles and inequalities in indigenous systems. Analysis of cultural differences between African peoples and colonizing powers, as they are represented in literature and as they intersect with political and social realities; efforts to change them. Also listed as CPL 257 .
  
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    AFA 260 - African Diaspora in the Americas.


    ANT 100 /INT 100  or consent of instructor. (3) GS.

    Racialized groups and evolving black consciousness of African descendants in the Americas and the Atlantic World. Studies of race, racism, and anthropological social identities during the Atlantic slave trade and in contemporary global society. The relationship between philosophies of culture and historiography in the context of slavery, forced removals, and global economic and ontological hegemony. Also listed as ANT 260 . Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 265 - Caribbean Society and Culture.


    (3) GS.

    Introduction to social, political, economic and cultural life of the Caribbean, focusing on the English-speaking Caribbean while also addressing important lessons in the experiences of peoples from the wider Caribbean. Social-scientific disciplinary focus combining historical and thematic issues, with particular attention to problems of colonialism, race, inequality, and efforts towards democracy. Also listed as SOC 265 .
  
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    AFA 270 - Race and Ethnic Relations.


    SOC 100  or ANT 100 /INT 100 . (3) S/US.

    Analysis of the implications of racial differences, the factors affecting prejudice and discrimination, structural aspects of group conflicts, and the possibilities of change in American and other societies. May be used to satisfy general education or BA distribution requirements, but not both. Also listed as SOC 270 .
  
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    AFA 300 - Introduction to Francophone African Literature.


    ENG 112  or EHS 120 . (3) H.

    Introduction to Francophone African Literature. The Negritude (Movement) School and its impact on African Literature. Readings from the works of Leon-Gontran Damas, Birago Diop, Aime Cesaire, Leopold Sedar Senghor, and others. Also listed as CPL 301 .Graded ABCDN.
  
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    AFA 301 - Early African-American Literature.


    AFA 101 , AFA 260 . (3).

    African-American literary tradition as a long and connected enterprise of imaginative expression and revision. Overview of the genres and historical figures key to the development of the traditions of African-American writers.
  
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    AFA 304 - Black Social and Political Movements.


    AFA 101  or a course in political science or consent of instructor. (3) US.

    Examination of issues of civil and political rights such as the Voting Rights Act, segregation, gender and ethnic relations in the US, and implications for democracy.  Key Supreme Court decisions such as Brown v. Board and contributions of civil rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall and Rosa Parks discussed in the broader context of African American and diaspora experiences. Also listed as POL 304 .
  
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    AFA 305 - Topics in African Languages and Cultures.


    AFA 101  or consent of instructor. (3).

    Cultural and language investigation of specific African, Caribbean, and Diaspora areas of the world. Language and cultural skills to enable travel to various African and/or Diaspora countries. Also listed as ANT 305 . Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 310 - Performance Traditions & Aesthetics of the African World.


    AFA 101  or consent of instructor. (3) H.

    Development of Black performance theory and practice in the African world. Emphasis on theoretical foundations of Black Expression worldwide. Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 311 - African World Performance Studio.


    Consent of instructor. AFA 310  recommended. (3) F.

    Practical aspects of artistic expression through drama, poetry, storytelling, music, dance, and some visual arts. A performance collective will be formed to showcase work of enrolled students. Also listed as THE 317 .
  
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    AFA 312 - Black Arts Movement.


    AFA 215  or consent of instructor. (3) H.

    Examination of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and early 1970s. Study of the works of the black writers, poets and dramatists of the Arts Movement including those of Larry Neal, Leroi Jones/Amiri Baraka, Harold Cruise, and Nikki Giovanni. Also listed as THE 312 .
  
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    AFA 313 - African-American Music.


    A course in Africana Studies or consent of instructor. (3) H.

    Examination of the music developed and influenced by African-Americans in the United States. African-American music styles, forms and performance practices that were influenced by European music; African music retentions. Also listed as MUS 313 .
  
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    AFA 318 - Women Writers of the African World.


    Sophomore standing or consent of instructor. (3) H.

    Literature by women from Africa, the Caribbean and North America, including such writers as Buchi, Emecheta, Nawal El Saadawi, Edwidge Dandicat and Alice Walker, and experiences that inform their writings.  Examination of diverse ways deployed by women to discuss issues relevant to them, as well as techniques and recurring motifs used in their works; grounded in feminist theory and the concept of womanism. Also listed as CPL 318  and WGS 318 .
  
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    AFA 321 - Twentieth Century African-American Literature.


    AFA 101 , AFA 260 . (3).

    Overview of the major genres, publishing activities, and concerns of twentieth century African-American writers and examination of at least two traditions in the development of the literature. Eras considered include pre-World War I, the Harlem Renaissance, the Urban Era, and contemporary literature.
  
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    AFA 322 - History of West Africa and the Atlantic World.


    AFA 230 /HIS 230  or AFA 335 /HIS 335  or consent of instructor. (3) GS.

    Political, social, and economic history of West Africa’s contact in the Atlantic world, from the 16th to the 19th centuries.
  
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    AFA 325 - History of African Art.


    (Formerly AFA 308). At least sophomore standing or consent of instructor. (3) H.

    History of art and architecture produced by black peoples of the continent of Africa and elsewhere before colonialism. Lecture, discussion, readings. Also listed as ARH 325 .
  
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    AFA 327 - Post-Colonial Art of Black Peoples.


    At least sophomore standing or consent of the instructor. (3) H, US.

    History of art and architecture from African-American, Caribbean, and Central and South American black peoples since colonialism. Lectures, discussions, and readings. Also listed as ARH 327 .
  
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    AFA 331 - Urban Education: Conflicts and Strategies for Change.


    At least junior standing. (3).

    Current social, economic, and educational conflicts affecting urban education in America. Intended to aid students in developing systematic individual strategies for change in urban education. Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 333 - Human Rights in Africa.


    AFA 101  or POL 190  or consent of instructor. (3) GS.

    Examination of core international human rights instruments such as the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights and relevant institutions.  Exploration of specific instances of human rights violations, particularly in Africa, including genocide, human trafficking war crimes, gender oppression, rape, the phenomena of child soldiers and transitional justice.  Role African Human Rights Commission, UN and the international community in combating human rights violations.  Also listed as POL 334 .
  
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    AFA 334 - History of Ethnicity and Race in the United States.


    At least junior standing; a course in US history; or consent of instructor. (3) US.

    Historical examination of the role of ethnicity and race in the United States with emphasis on changing patterns of immigration, the process of assimilation, the evolution of ethnicity, and differences and similarities in the experiences of ethnic and racial groups. Also listed as HIS 334 .
  
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    AFA 335 - History of the African-American to 1877.


    A course in American or African history. (3) S.

    African American experience from African origins to 1877. Pre-16th century African civilizations, the Atlantic slave trade, the middle passage, racial slavery during the colonial and early republic. Survival strategies of the enslaved and free, struggles for freedom, equality, and social justice during the colonial and post revolutionary period. The abolitionist movement; the role of African Americans in the Civil War and reconstruction. Lectures and documentary videos. Also listed as HIS 335 .
  
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    AFA 336 - Africa in Modern Times, 1800 to Present.


    (3) S.

    Coming of European colonialism to Africa in the late nineteenth century and the efforts of Africans to recapture their independence. Survey through the present period. Also listed as HIS 336 .
  
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    AFA 338 - Topics in African-American History.


    A course in American or African-American history. (3).

    A different topic taught each year. May be reelected once for credit. Also listed as HIS 338 .
  
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    AFA 351 - United States Foreign Policies Towards Africa.


    At least sophomore standing. (3) GS.

    Exploration of U.S. Foreign policies in Africa since the post -1945 period to the present. Formerly low on the list of U.S. Foreign policy interests, as a continent where East-West tensions were often played out in the 1960s-1980s, Africa was also the continent where U.S. Foreign policy-making machinery was tested in the early days of a new world order.
  
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    AFA 352 - Women in Developing Countries.


    Sophomore standing or consent of instructor. (3).

    Examination of women’s lives in less developed countries, and the forces that shape them.  Introduction to a broad interdisciplinary and international literature focusing on issues related to women’s work, health, education, social, economic and political status and their property rights, within local, regional, national, and global contexts.
  
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    AFA 357 - The Black Church and the Civil Rights Movement.


    AFA 101  or consent of instructor. (3) US.

    Sociopolitical, economic, philosophical and theological factors underlying the Modern Civil Rights Movement. Black religious institutions from the Great Depression; renewal and call to arms during the tumultuous era of the late 1950s and 1960s; development of today’s “Black Church.”
  
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    AFA 358 - The History of African-American Religion.


    Sophomore standing or consent of instructor. (3) US.

    Exploration of the core values associated with the struggle to create and maintain the African-American religious experience in America, which has borrowed values from a number of cultures and has served to influence the on-going process of defining American culture. Also listed as HIS 368 .
  
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    AFA 359 - The Black Family.


    SOC 100 . (3) US.

    Sociological and social-psychological analysis of the Black family in America. Impact of changes in race relations and of urbanization on the Black family. Assessment of various stereotypes existing in mass media and in sociological and psychological literatures. Also listed as SOC 359  and WGS 359 .
  
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    AFA 362 - Politics and the Black Family in Modern America.


    AFA 101  or AFA 220 ; or consent of instructor. (3).

    Examination of racial politics, pluralism, and policymaking in contemporary America, as they affect the Black Family. Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 364 - Conflicts and Conflict Resolutions in Africa.


    At least sophomore standing. (3) S.

    Investigation of major conflicts in Africa and efforts to have them resolved, by agencies within and outside Africa:  the African Union, Southern African Development Community (SADC), Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA), EU, UN, US, and other inter-governmental organizations, individual governments and non-governmental organizations.
  
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    AFA 369 - African Religions.


    AFA 101  or ANT 100 /INT 100  or consent of instructor. (3).

    Examination of African religions through anthropological and literary texts, including consideration of West African religions and central African indigenous practices. Also listed as ANT 369 . Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 375 - Community Building through Educational Involvement.


    AFA 101  or ANT 100 /INT 100  or SOC 100  or SWR 100 ; at least junior standing; or consent of instructor. (3).

    Participation and observation in schools and community-based organizations, integrated with an interdisciplinary seminar on urban social issues and cultural variation. Skills required for various forms of community action; techniques include qualitative research methods, assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation. Also listed as EDS 361  and SWR 361 . Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 380 - Women in the African Experience.


    At least sophomore standing or consent of instructor. (3) GS.

    Survey of the history of African women with a focus on gender and the roles African women play in their societies and families.  Emphasis on the roles women play in the economy, polities, professions, education, health, environment, socio-cultural and religious life, wars and conflicts. Also listed as WGS 380 .Graded ABCDE/Y. Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 391 - Directed Readings in Africana Studies.


    At least sophomore standing and consent of instructor. (1-3).

    May be reelected for credit.
  
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    AFA 395 - Topics in African Diaspora Studies.


    Consent of instructor. (3).

    Issues and problems in Africana Studies Topic in the social sciences announced for each offering of the course. May be reelected once for credit.
  
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    AFA 396 - Topics in African Studies.


    Consent of instructor. (3).

    Issues in African studies. Topic in the social sciences announced for each offering of the course. May be reelected once for credit. Graded ABCDE/Y.
  
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    AFA 399 - Teaching Africana Studies.


    AFA 101 , AFA 203  or consent of instructor. (3) GS.

    An intimate picture of Africa and people of African descent, presented using novels, personal projects and other documents. Content knowledge of Africana Studies; examination of stereotypes; introduction to and exploration of resources educators and community workers can use to teach about Africa and the African Diaspora, in the classroom, the civic center, the home or the church.
  
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    AFA 400 - 20th Century Major African Authors.


    At least junior standing, a course in literature, a course in African literature; or consent of instructor. (3) H.

    Intensive study of works by important 20th century authors from different African countries, including Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Leepold Sedar Senghor, Nawal El Saadawi, Naguib Mahfouz, Dennis Brutus, Mariama Baa, Nadine Gordimer.. Focus on evolution of the author’s canon, impact on the literary context, relationship between imaginative creativity and biography, historical and cultural contexts. Also listed as CPL 400 .
  
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    AFA 435 - Black America Since the Civil War.


    At least junior standing. (3).

    Examination of movements, organizations, personalities, and leadership trends among Black Americans since the Civil War. Also listed as HIS 435 .
  
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    AFA 475 - Study Tour of Africa/African Diaspora.


    AFA 230  or consent of instructor. (3).

    Exploration of cultures of Africa and/or African Diaspora through study tour of select areas. For students with concentrations or minors in Africana Studies and others interested in first-hand cultural and intellectual experiences in Africa and/or the African Diaspora. Offered infrequently.
  
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    AFA 480 - Africa in 20th Century Anglophone World Literature.


    At least junior standing, a 300-level course in literature, a course in African literature; or consent of instructor. (3) H.

    Depictions of Africa in multiple world literary traditions, by renowned writers including Joseph Conrad, Joyce Cary, Toni Morrison, V.S. Naipaul, Derek Walcott, Nawal El Sadaawi, Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, Nadine Gordimer, Dennis Brutus, and Ngugi Wa Thiong’o. Analysis of changing perspectives, from Africa as “other world” to contemporary visions of acceptance and identification; connections between literary works and their socio-political/ideological contexts. Also listed as CPL 480 .
  
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    AFA 490 - Seminar in Africana Studies.


    At least junior standing. (3) CAP.

    Research papers and assigned readings designed to integrate techniques and materials of previous Black study. Topic announced prior to registration.
  
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    AFA 495 - Honors Thesis I.


    Consent of the Honors Council or its designate; consent of Department Chair; Open only to Honors Program students in Africana Studies. (4).

    Credit and grade are not given until successful completion of HON 496 . Graded ABCDE/Y.
  
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    AFA 496 - Honors Thesis II.


    Consent of the Honors Council or its designate; consent of Department Chair; prior or concurrent election of HON 495 . Open only to Honors Program students in Africana Studies. (4).

    Graded ABCDE/Y.
 

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