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Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Ethnic Studies: African-American Studies Minor

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Offered by the Department of English and World Languages
English Faculty:
Professors Andy Gaskievicz, Karen Guenther, Bonnie Kutbay, Lynn Pifer, Janeen Sheehe
Associate Professors Abe Ghods, Janice Purk, Ed Washington, Kathy Wright
Assistant Professors Gretchen Sechrist

The African American Studies minor offers students the opportunity to study African American culture from a multidisciplinary perspective.  The minor seeks to prepare students to meet the challenges of an increasingly diverse workplace, society, and world.

Student Learning Outcomes:

After completing the African-American Studies minor, students will be able to:

  • Describe the cultural diversity of the African diaspora and its influence on African-American culture
  • Recognize the historical settings and traditions that shaped African-American culture
  • Identify the contributions of African-Americans to American society
  • Demonstrate critical and analytical thinking in how African-Americans have shaped American society

18 s.h.

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