Introduction to The Black Experience
Session
Twelve Week
Class Number
2486
Career
Undergraduate
Units
3 units
Grading
Description
Understanding the black experience in the African diaspora. A survey of historical and sociocultural ties that link people of African descent worldwide. African roots in world civilizations are discussed. This course is an introductory course for majors and nonmajors.
Class Attributes
Arts and Humanities (GEP)
Arts and Humanities (GFR)
Notes
The course will meet in person on Wednesdays, May 31, June 7, July 12, July 19, Aug 2 and Aug 16. The online sessions will be held on June 14, 21, 28, July 26 and Aug 9. Through this course, students will develop an understanding of the black experience in the African Diaspora, with particular attention to the North American continent in general, the United States, Maryland and Baltimore particularly. It is a survey of the historical and sociocultural ties that link people of African descent worldwide. African roots in world civilizations are discussed. This course is an introductory course for majors and non-majors. This hybrid course requires both classroom and online time; reliable internet access and computer literacy; and the ability to self-manage independent learning assignments according to deadlines. In place of reduced classroom hours, required online work is connected to classroom learning and may include independent mastery assignments, discussion boards, videos with quizzes, writing assignments, and other active learning experiences. Students are responsible for both classroom attendance and completing these out-of-classroom learning experiences by the specified deadlines and in accordance with instructor requirements.
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Instructor(s)
Staff
Meets
TBA
Dates
TBA
Room
TBA
Instruction Mode
Hybrid
Campus
Main Campus
Location
Univ of MD, Baltimore County
Components
Lecture Required
Class Availability
Status
Closed
Seats Taken
0
Seats Open
30
Class Capacity
30
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
5