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LIT. 266 Black Literature

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Course Description

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.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
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 on approved college English Placement Test or other measures as necessary.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 3B)