Mar 01, 2021  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AAS 2312 - Afrocentric Wisdom and Values

Credits: 3 hrs
This course in critical thinking focuses on wisdom literature from selected African countries, Brazil, the West Indies, and the United States. Students will read and critically discuss Afrocentric folk literature, proverbs, poetry, music, mother-wit, essays, films, and sacred texts. Emphasis is placed on analyzing the subtle messages that exist within the selected literatures and the value of literature within Afrocentric cultures and societies. Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate effective critical thinking skills.