Black Studies Childhood Education (BA)

Health Sciences and Professional Programs
Teacher Education
HEGIS Number: 2211

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Course Descriptions
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Black Studies Childhood Education BA


Required Introductory Course.

Choose one from the following 
BLST101Introduction to Black Studies 
BLST102The Unforgiving Mirror: Race and Racism in Contemporary Society 
BLST103Black Women in the Atlantic World 
BLST104Introduction to Africa 

Required Courses

HIST276History of Africa from 1800 to Present 
BLST202Black Experience in the Caribbean 
HIST272African American History 
Choose One: 
BLST490Directed Research 

Black Studies Electives:

Choose 15 Credits from the following courses. At least 6 credits MUST be at the 300 level or higher. 
ANTH241Ethnology of Africa 
BLST213African American Religions and Religious Practice 
BLST220Western African Literature in English 
BLST222Caribbean Literature in Translation 
BLST237The Contemporary Legacy of Slavery in the U.S. 
BLST241The Urbanization of Contemporary Africa 
BLST242The Urbanization of Contemporary American America 
BLST261Folklore: The African in American 
BLST262Black American Culture 
BLST285Environmental Justice in North America 
BLST286Africa and the Columbian Exchange 
BLST323Mass Media, the Internet, and Black Communities 
BLST325Historiography in Black Studes 
BLST331The Civil Rights Movement in America 
BLST342Third-World Consciousness in Africa 
BLST343The Contemporary Black Experience in South Africa 
BLST345Black Revolutionary Thought 
BLST348Heritage, Culture and Memory* 
BLST349Race, Housing and Community* 
BLST353Boys to Men: From Black Macho to Black Male Feminist 
BLST354The Role of Black in the American Economy 
BLST364Social Movement in the African Diaspora (WI) 
ENG298Special Topics 
ENG357The Literature of the Harlem Renaissance 
ENG392African-American Literature 
FA296African Art 
FA398Afro-American Art 
HIST274The American Ethnic Experience 
HIST275African History until 1800 
HIST279History of African American Music, Emphasis on Hip Hop 
HIST313The Civil War 
HIST374Africa and the Atlantic Slave Trade 
HIST375Decolonization of West Africa 
HIST376West Africa Since Independence 
MUS250Afro-American Music in the United States 
MUS253History of Jazz 
SOC366Sociology of Modernization and Development 
WLIT210North African Literature 

Education Course Requirements

Foundations Sequence19 
EDUC230Teaching with Multimedia Technology 
EDUC268Teaching the Linguistically Diverse Student and Mainstream Classes 
EDUC280Child and Adolescent Development for Teachers 
PSY215Human Development I: Infancy/Childhood 
EDUC283Educational Psychology: Effective Teaching and Learning in Diverse and Inclusive Classrooms 
MATH271Topics in Foundational Mathematics 
PHIL202Major Ideas and Issues in Education 
SOC202Major Ideas and Issues in Education 
Professional Education Sequence15 
EDUC390Elementary Curriculum & Methods I: Learning Goals and Assessments Across Curriculum 
EDUC392Elementary Curriculum & Methods II: Instruction and Classroom Management Across Curriculum 
EDUC323Curriculum and Methods in Elementary Education: Mathematics 
EDUC369Early Language & Literacy for English Only and English Language Learners (EO's & ELLs) (WI) 
EDUC370Content Area Literacy 2 - 6 EO and ELL 
Student Teaching and Student Teaching Seminar
EDUC431Supervised Student Teaching, Grades 1 - 3 
EDUC432Supervised Student Teaching, Grades 4 - 6 

* Course is cross listed with an Anthropology course of the same number.