College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Ethnic Studies BA (African American Studies)

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will identify a range of cultural documents and expressive forms and describe their significance to African American culture. 
  • Identify and explain the significance of key individuals and events that shaped the culture and history of people of African descent in the U.S. and wider diaspora.
  • Examine the ways that race, gender, class and/or sexuality intersect in the lives of individuals and their communities.
  • Integrate Ethnic Studies methodologies into one's written work. 
  • Communicate complex arguments, ideas, and research findings in well-organized written papers.


*Retrieved from AMS February 16, 2024. For the most up-to-date information, please contact the program.