Apr 08, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog
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HUM 302 - African-American Studies: Forty Years and a Dream

Credit Hour(s): 3
This is an interdisciplinary course examining African-American history and culture for the last forty years, from King’s “I Have a Dream” speech to the present. A team of faculty and guest speakers from English, sociology, religion, history, criminal justice, education, and athletics will analyze developments in African-American life in their fields. Students will seek to answer questions regarding the accomplishments and failures of the ideals of the Civil Rights movement and begin to understand the forces shaping black life today, particularly in regard to young people. 3 Credit(s).

This course is designated Writing Intensive; a grade of “C” or higher in this course is required for this course to count toward the six-credit-hour Writing Intensive graduation requirement for Ferrum College. A student cannot earn a grade of “C” or higher in this course unless he or she earns a “C” or better on the writing assignments required by the course.
Prerequisite(s): ENG 102  with a grade of “C” or higher. Junior standing.
Course Session Cycle: SP
Course Yearly Cycle: EVEN


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