Graduate and Undergraduate Catalog
Year 2004 - 2005
Faculty Rachell Anderson, Janis Droegkamp, Hugh
Harris, William Jordan, Marcellus Leonard, Deborah Kuhn McGregor,
Adjunct Faculty Durward Long
Contact: (217) 206-7426
email@example.com or www.uis.edu/africanamericanstudies/
African-American studies explores the creation and development
of Black life, history, and culture in the United States.
The program examines the directions and trends of African-American
from the arrival of the first Africans to the shores of
North America. In addition, the program explores the culture
history of African
civilization and society and examines the African diaspora
in Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle
East. Students enrolled
in African-American studies will receive a broad education
the appreciation of ethnicity, culture, history, and
African-American Studies Minor
To earn a minor in African-American studies, students must
complete a minimum of 16 hours of upper-division course
work at UIS.
AAS 425 Overview of African-American Studies 4 Hrs.
AAS 427 African-American History 4 Hrs.
AAS 429 African-American Literature 4 Hrs.
One AAS elective 4 Hrs.
Total 16 Hrs.