Family communication patterns and conflict management styles in dating relationships
Midterm and final will consist of short answer and essay questions. Course Area: Not a general education course Designations: Diversity in Western Experience (Y), "W" (State-Mandated Writing)Introduction to African-American Literature offers a historical survey of canonical texts that represent the richness and variety of black writing in the United States.
Our focus on black writing in the United States is chronological, with an emphasis on the successive moments in the evolution of African-American literary and cultural history.
We will be using pivotal moments to investigate these histories, asking ourselves how these moments illuminate a particular time and place.
In addition, students will learn how historians construct arguments.
Unannounced quizzes, assigned readings, a midterm, and a final examination.Developed by: Maxine Jones Course Area: History Designations: Diversity in Western Experience (Y), "W" (State-Mandated Writing)Black Women in America examines (chronologically and thematically) the unique experience of the African American woman in the United States and the role they have played in shaping this nation's history.Particular attention is paid to the double burden that black women have experienced because of their race and gender.Course Area: Not a general education course Designations: Diversity in Western Experience (Y), "W" (State-Mandated Writing)This course will engage theories of race discrimination and oppression as it relates to African Americans.We will systematically and objectively examine the sources of American oppression and explore how it shapes the life chances of African Americans from just prior to the Reconstruction Era to the twenty-first century. Course Area: History Designations: "W" (State-Mandated Writing)This course introduces students to the history of British North America and the United States through the era of the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Course Area: Not a general education course Designations: "W" (State-Mandated Writing)Major figures and works in the American literary tradition, from colonial era through romanticism and the decade following the Civil War.