BLST490 (Liberal Arts) Directed Study 3 hrs. 3 crs. Independent research in an area within African American Studies of mutual interest to students and a faculty member. A formal, publishable report based on original, guided research on topic is required. Typically one term paper of 30 pages. Preq: WRIT 301 and 6 credits in BLST. Not open to students with credit in AAS 490.