Bulletin

Black Studies

College of Ethnic Studies
Dean: D. Phillip McGee

Department of Black Studies
PSY 103
415-338-2698
Chair: Oba T'Shaka

Faculty
Professors—Head, McGee, Nobles, T'Shaka, Yansane

Associate Professor—Richards

Lecturers—Aaron, Crumpler, Gearring, Goddard, Holsclaw, Hubbard, Malonga, Morton, Mtambuzi, Scott, Todd


Programs
B.A. in Black Studies

Minor in Black Studies


Program Scope
The general goals within the course structure of the Black Studies major are to relate logical, artistic, and scientific principles to events both historical and current in the Black community. Particular emphasis is given to content and data accumulated in the behavioral sciences, humanities, and creative arts. Social institutions which directly affect the Black community and the constraints operating on them will be analyzed.

The principal objectives of the program are to provide an opportunity for an integrated liberal arts major in Black Studies for those students interested in the education and development of the Black and global community.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN BLACK STUDIES

Courses for this program are listed in alphabetical sequence (see Black Studies discipline in the "Announcement of Courses" section).

The Bachelor of Arts in Black Studies includes basic core courses (27 units), an area of concentration (12 units), and electives on advisement (6 units).

Program										Units
BL S 101	Introduction to Black Studies					 3
BL S 200	Introduction to Black Psychology				 3
BL S 201	Black Involvement in Scientific Development			 3
BL S 210	Introduction to Black Literature				 3
BL S 300	From Africa to America						 3
BL S 302	Black Diaspora							 3
BL S 340	Economics of the Black Community				 3
BL S 516	Research Methods						 3
BL S 551	Field Work in Black Studies					 3
		Total for core							27

Area of Concentration (chosen from one of the following)			12
Electives upon advisement from Black Studies or related area			 6
		Total for major							45
Black Humanities Concentration
Units selected on advisement							12
	BL S 221	Afro-American Music: A 20th Century Survey
	BL S 225	Images and Issues in Black Visual Media
	BL S 301	Africa in Global Perspectives
	BL S 303	Afro-American History
	BL S 400	Black Arts and Humanities
	BL S 411	African--African-American Literature
	BL S 420	Black Fiction
	BL S 430	Black Poetry
	BL S 440	Black Oratory
	BL S 450	Black Philosophy
	BL S 617	Black Dance Experience
	BL S 660	Black Journalism
Black Behavioral and Social Sciences Concentration
Units selected on advisement							12
	BL S 111	Black Cultures and Personalities
	BL S 206	Black Child Development
	BL S 215	Introduction to Black Family Studies
	BL S 301	Africa in Global Perspectives
	BL S 303	Afro-American History
	BL S 310	Anthropology of Blackness
	BL S 320	Black Politics, Mass Movements, and Liberation Themes
	BL S 326	Black Religion
	BL S 330	Sociological Dimensions of the Black Experience
	BL S 370	Health, Medicine, and Nutrition in the Black Community
	BL S 515	Black Family Studies
	BL S 555	Pigmentation and the Experience of Color
	BL S 610	Art, Myth, and Religion
	BL S 655	Selected Topics in Black Studies (1-3)

MINOR PROGRAM IN BLACK STUDIES

										Units
BL S 101	Introduction to Black Studies					 3
BL S 200	Introduction to Black Psychology				 3
BL S 201	Black Involvement in Scientific Development			 3
BL S 210	Introduction to Black Literature				 3
BL S 300	From Africa to America						 3
BL S 302	Black Diaspora							 3
BL S 340	Economics of the Black Community				 3
BL S 516	Research Methods						 3
		Total								24

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