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(AAAS) AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
LADRICA MENSON-FURR, Ph.D., Director
Interdisciplinary Studies Office
Room 107, Scates Hall
http://www.memphis.edu/aaas/

In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics courses:
AAAS 4990-4999. Special Topics in African and African American Studies. (3). Topics are varied and in online class listing. May be taken for a maximum of 6 hours credit when topic varies.



AAAS 2100 - Intro Afr/Afr American Study (3)
Status of Africans and African Americans in historical and modern times.

AAAS 3100 - Research Method/Afr American (3)
Students design research project focusing on African and African American experiences and issues.

AAAS 4100 - Seminar Afr/Afr Amer Studies (3)
Capstone course to provide an integrated and interdisciplinary understanding of the black experience which arises from culture, society, and the natural world.

AAAS 4251 - African Religions/Diaspora (3)
Transplantation of African religions to the Western hemisphere; change in religions over time; African religious thought; retention, adaptation, hybridity in religious movements.

AAAS 4351 - Ghanaian Hist/Culture (3)
Study of the history and cultures of Ghana.

AAAS 4451 - Rhetoric of Hip Hop (3)
Movement of hip-hop from its original expressions of a hidden sub-culture to its widespread acceptance in mainstream American culture.

AAAS 4501 - Internship (3-6)
Supervised internship working with public and private institutions. Seminar sessions to discuss and analyze problems facing interns. PREREQUISITE: permission of program director.

AAAS 4901 - Independent Study (1-3)
Readings and writing assignments designed to further understanding of specialized areas within African and African American Studies. May be taken for a maximum of 6 hours credit when topic varies.

AAAS 4999 - A Sense of Place (3)
Social, political, economic and cultural forces that shape and define cultural heritage and identity among African Americans in the Mid-South and Mississippi Delta.

Course Descriptions

College of Arts and Sciences

Aerospace Studies (AERO)
African and African American Studies (AAAS)
Anthropology (ANTH)
Biology (BIOL)
Chemistry (CHEM)
City and Regional Planning (PLAN)
Computer Science (COMP)
Criminology and Criminal Justice (CJUS)
Earth Sciences (ESCI)
English (ENGL)
Emergency Management (EMGT)
Environmental Studies (ENVR)
Health Administration (HADM)
History (HIST)
International Studies (INTL)
Judaic Studies (JDST)
Mathematics (MATH)
Military Science (ARMY)
Naval Science (NAVY)
Philosophy (PHIL)
Physics (PHYS)
Political Science (POLS)
Public and Nonprofit Administration (PADM)
Psychology (PSYC)
Religious Studies (RLGN)
Social Work (SWRK)
Sociology (SOCI)
Women's Studies (WMST)

Foreign Languages and Literatures

Arabic (ARAB)
Chinese (CHIN)
Classics (CLAS)
French (FREN)
German (GERM)
Greek (GREK)
Hebrew (HEBR)
Italian (ITAL)
Japanese (JAPN)
Languages and Literature (LALI)
Latin (LATN)
Portuguese (PORT)
Russian (RUSS)
Spanish (SPAN)

Fogelman College of Business and Economics

Accountancy (ACCT)
Business Administration (BA)
Economics (ECON)
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (FIR)
Management Information Systems (MIS)
Management (MGMT)
Marketing (MKTG))
Supply Chain Management Science (SCMS)

College of Communication and Fine Arts

Architecture (ARCH)
Art (ART)
Art History (ARTH)
Communication (COMM)
Communication/Fine Arts (CCFA)
Dance (DANC)
Interior Design (IDES)
Journalism (JOUR)
Theatre (THEA)

Music

Applied Music (MUAP)
Music Appreciation (MUS)
Music Education (MUSE)
Music History, Literature, and Appreciation (MUHL)
Music Industry (MUID)
Music Theory and Composition (MUTC)
Sacred Music (MUSA)

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research

Counseling and Personnel Services (COUN)
Educational Psychology and Research (EDPR)

Health and Sport Sciences

Dietetics (NUTR)
Health and Human Performance (EXSS)
Health and Sport Sciences (HMSE)
Healthcare Leadership (HCL)
Health Promotion (HPRO)
Physical Education Activities (PHED)
Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)
Sport and Leisure Commerce (SLC)
Sport and Leisure Management (SLS)

Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

Early Childhood Education (ECED)
Educational Services (EDSV)
Elementary Education (ELED)
Instruction and Curriculum Leadership (ICL)
Instructional Design and Technology (IDT)
Leadership (LEAD)
Reading (RDNG)
Special Education (SPED)

Herff College of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering (BIOM)
Civil Engineering (CIVL)
Electrical and Computer Engineering (EECE)
Engineering (ENGR)
Mechanical Engineering (MECH)
Technology (TECH)

Loewenberg School of Nursing

Nursing (NURS)

University College

Family and Consumer Science (CSED)
Merchandising (MRCH)
Paralegal Studies (LEGL)
University College (UNIV)

Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management

Hospitality and Resort Management (HPRM)

Independent Programs

Orientation Program (ACAD)
University Honors Program (UNHP)
University of Memphis Libraries (LBRY)


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