2021-2022 College Catalog 
    Mar 31, 2023  
2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

African Diaspora Literature, A.A.

The AA Degree in African Diaspora Literature

The Associate of Arts in African Diaspora Literature provides students with an understanding of the complexity and diversity of African Diaspora literature and deepens students’ understanding of the cultural traditions, beliefs, world views and values representative of people throughout the diaspora. In addition to completing their general education courses, students are required to take 

3 Credits; 3 Class Hours
This is a writing course emphasizing selected essays by writers across cultures and times. Focus is on every aspect of the essay, including style, diction, theme, organization, and analysis of the role and function of the essay in different time periods and cultures. Students use these essays as models to construct their own essays and to improve their own skills as writers of essays, and consequently as writers in general.

Pre-requisite: ENGL 150  
  and ENGL 212 World Literature: The Evolving Canon  . In addition to the required literature and composition courses above, students will take 12 credits in African Diaspora Literature. Students have six credits for open electives.


Associate of Arts Degree in Africana Diaspora Literature

The A.A. in Africana Diaspora Literature requires completion of 60 credits. The 60 credits of the program are distributed as follows:


A.A. Degree in Africana Diaspora Literature
HEGIS Code: 5615.00


Fixed/Required Core

Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning

Total Credits: 12