This course provides a survey of the development of African-American literature from its beginnings to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical and cultural context, themes, literary traditions, and backgrounds of the authors. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected texts.
Note: In accordance with the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, this course has been approved to satisfy the pre-major/elective requirement in A.A. and A.S. degree programs. This course has been approved to meet the humanities/fine arts requirement in A.A.S. degree programs.