A survey of Black American literature from mid 18th century to the present. The literature
sampled explores the development of this ethnic group; analyzes the significance of
African Americans to the formation of this nation; and includes: autobiographical
works, poetry, short stories, folk tales, novellas, films, music, and art.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
- Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: ENGL 836 and READ 836 or ENGL 847 or ESL 400 or eligibility for ENGL 100 or ENGL
105 on the College Placement Test or other multiple measures assessment.
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2; Ethnic Studies
(CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 3B)