ENGL120 - Introduction to African-American Literature and Culture

Credits: 3

A survey of African-American literature and culture in which students encounter a variety of texts and performances ranging from traditional types of literature including fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry, to standup comedy, film, music and dance. The goal is to gain a broader understanding of the profound impact African-Americans and their cultural/artistic contributions have had on American society, politics, culture, and the American soul.


ENGL110 or equivalent. (Fulfills English or Humanities requirement.)

Required course for