(AFAM)ZULU 1001. Elementary Zulu I. 4 hours.
Oasis Title: ELEMENTARY ZULU I.
Fundamentals of the Zulu language and culture which has spread to cover communities in South Africa as well as outside of South African borders to the Southern parts of Zimbabwe, and parts of Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland. Emphasis will be placed on grammar, pronunciation, reading, writing, and conversational skills.
Offered fall semester every year.

(AFAM)YORB 1020. Elementary Yoruba II. 4 hours.
Oasis Title: ELEM YORUBA II.
Prerequisite: YORB 1010.
A continuation of Elementary Yoruba I. Increased focus on grammar and culture, reading and conversation.
Offered spring semester every year.

AFAM 2000. Introduction to African American Studies. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTRO AFRI AMER ST.
Cultural, social, and historical movements among Americans of African descent.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year.

AFAM 2000H. Introduction to African American Studies (Honors). 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTR AFRI AMER ST H.
Prerequisite: Permission of Honors.
Cultural, social, and historical movements among Americans of African descent.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year.

(AFAM)ZULU 2001. Intermediate Zulu I. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTERMEDIATE ZULU I.
Prerequisite: ZULU 1002.
Intensive oral and written training in Zulu, with emphasis on fluent conversation skills and comprehension of literature written in Zulu. The structure of the language will be taught directly and indirectly through written texts and oral assignments, tests, midterm and final exams, and computer-assisted exercises, tests.

(AFAM)ZULU 2002. Intermediate Zulu II. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTERMED ZULU II.
Prerequisite: ZULU(AFAM) 2001.
A continuation of Intermediate Zulu I. The course will enhance the student's knowledge of Zulu grammar and culture, build on the vocabulary, and intensive knowledge of elementary literature written in the language. It will also help students to understand the interrelationship among language structure, culture, and history of the Zulu speaking people.
Offered spring semester every year.

(AFAM)RELI 2005. African American Religions: An Introduction. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTRO AFRCN AM REL.
Major and selected contemporary religious groups and movements among African Americans.
Offered every year.

(AFAM)YORB 2010. Intermediate Yoruba I. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTERMED YORUBA I.
Prerequisite: YORB(AFAM) 1020.
Focus on developing fluency in spoken and written Yoruba. Oral work geared towards building effective communication in day-to-day situations and functional tasks. Readings in authentic Yoruban texts of increasing complexity. Advanced cultural discussion.
Offered fall semester every year.

(AFAM)SOCI 2020. African American Society. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFRICAN AM SOCIETY.
The class, status, and power relations of African Americans as part of both the United States social structure and the African diaspora.
Offered every year.

(AFAM)PSYC 2150. Understanding Cultural Diversity. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: CULTURAL DIVERSITY.
Cross-cultural psychology, including an examination of issues such as conformity, leadership, and attributional style as they vary across different cultures, with consideration of their implications for the emerging world.
Non-traditional format: This course is also offered through University System of Georgia Independent and Distance Learning (IDL).
Not offered on a regular basis.

(AFAM)CMLT 2600. Multicultural Black Diaspora Literature. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: BLACK DIASPORA LIT.
Multicultural literature of the world-wide dispersion of Africans and people of African descent based on select representative works of African-American, African-Caribbean, and African literature.
Offered fall, spring, and summer semesters every year.

(AFAM)SPCM 2810. Communication in African American Communities. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFRICAN AM COMMUN.
Rhetorical strategies and patterns of orality in African American communication, communication styles in conflict, and skill development for cultural interaction.
Offered spring semester every year.

(AFAM)SOCI 2820. Race and Ethnicity in America. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AM RACE & ETHNICITY.
The causes and consequences of race and ethnic discrimination in America, with a focus on ethnic competition and conflict.
Offered every year.

(AFAM)MUSI 2960. African American Percussive Music: From Africa to the Americas. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Oasis Title: AFR AM PERC MUS.
Traditional and contemporary African American percussion music beginning with its African heritage and tracking its development throughout the Americas, with particular emphasis on the United States. Teaching/learning strategies include in-class performance, demonstrations, audiovisuals, and lectures. No previous music performance background is required.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year.

(AFAM)RELI 3000. The Bible in the Third World. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: BIBLE THIRD WORLD.
Prerequisite: RELI 1001 or RELI 1002 or permission of department.
Interpretations of the Bible in Africa, Asia, Central and South America and the influence upon minority communities in the United States.
Offered every even-numbered year.

(AFAM)ZULU 3001. Advanced Zulu I. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ADVANCED ZULU I.
Prerequisite: ZULU(AFAM) 2002.
The course will prepare students to work with advanced authentic Zulu materials in literary writings. The focus will be on critical reading and the interpretation of standard and colloquial Zulu.

(AFAM)ZULU 3002. Advanced Zulu II. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: ADVANCED ZULU II.
Prerequisite: ZULU(AFAM) 3001.
Development of the already acquired skills in the language and strengthening of the students' proficiency in reading, writing, and critiquing literary texts written in the language. There will be extensive oral practice, reading and comprehension exercises in addition to assigned literary texts from a selected list of literature (fiction and non-fiction) from South Africa.

AFAM(PSYC) 3150. Introduction to Black Psychology. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTRO BLACK PSYCH.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Deconstruction of traditional thought, behavior, and development as well as reconstruction of the same on contemporary terms; testing of nuances and varieties of multicultural and indigenous models. The designs and projected future of the Black Psychology Movement.
Not offered on a regular basis.

(AFAM)ENGL 3230. Development of African American Literature. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFRICAN AMER LIT.
Prerequisite: CMLT 2111 or CMLT 2210 or CMLT 2212 or CMLT 2220 or ENGL 2310 or ENGL 2320 or ENGL 2330 or ENGL 2340 or ENGL 2400.
African American literature since 1773, particularly 1830 to the present: Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Dorothy West, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Alice Childress, Lorraine Hansberry, Amiri Baraka, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and August Wilson, including diverse voices rooted in the folk origins for literary forms.
Non-traditional format: This course is also offered through University System of Georgia Independent Study (USGIS).
Offered every year.

(AFAM)SOCI 3300. Global Perspectives on Racism and Sexism. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: GLOBL RACISM/SEXISM.
Prerequisite: SOCI 1101 or SOCI 2600 or permission of department.
Race and gender relations and discrimination around the globe; the origins and practice of race and gender domination and empowerment in the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Pacific Rim.
Offered every even-numbered year.

(AFAM)SOCI 3310. Race and Culture. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: RACE AND CULTURE.
Prerequisite: SOCI 1101 or SOCI 2600 or permission of department.
Evolution of cultures among racial groups as part of, and in contrast to, Western civilization. Particular attention is given to the ways race and culture intersect to provide styles, practices, and patterns of living for individuals in contemporary society.
Not offered on a regular basis.

(AFAM)SPCM 3820. Interracial Communication. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: INTERRACIAL COMM.
An applied approach to understanding the significance of interracial communication in Western Society. The societal influences of history, language, and mass media in shaping our knowledge and understanding of positive interracial relationships.

AFAM 3880. African American Folklore. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFRICAN AM FOLKLORE.
Prerequisite: ENGL 3010 or permission of department.
African American folk expressions: their functions and their relationships with folk expressions of other peoples. Folk speech (proverbs, riddles, signifying, playing the dozens), folk narrative (animal tales, slave stories, modern legends, jokes, toasts, rap songs), folk songs (African songs, gospel songs, work songs, ballads, blues songs).
Not offered on a regular basis.

(AFAM)SWAH 3990. Directed Study in Swahili Language and Literature. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Oasis Title: DIRECTED STUDY.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Independent study and research in Swahili language and literature under the direction of individual faculty members. Focus on reading and analysis of Swahili literary writings (including works in translation).
Non-traditional format: Directed study.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year.

(AFAM)ENGL(LING) 4040. Language Use in the African American Community. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFR AMER LANG USE.
Prerequisite: ENGL(LING) 3030 or ENGL(LING) 4000/6000 or LING 2100.
History and structure of the speech and language styles used in the African American community; examination of linguistic and cultural issues that confront the majority of African Americans; the role of the vernacular language of African Americans in society.
Offered every year.

(AFAM)(ENGL)LING 4050/6050. Structure of African American English. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: STRUCTURE OF AAE.
Undergraduate prerequisite: LING 2100.
Discussion and analysis of the phonological, morphological, lexical, discourse, and syntactic structures of African American English and their interaction as the grammatical system of language use in the African American community.

(AFAM)HIST 4055/6055. Historical Survey of African American Thought. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: SURV AFR AM THOUGHT.
This course examines representative works of such nineteenth- and twentieth-century social, cultural, and political thinkers as Frederick Douglass, Cornel West, Anna J. Cooper, and Angela Davis among other outstanding women and men who have contributed significantly to the intellectual life of the African American community.
Offered every year.

(AFAM)WMST 4060/6060. Black Feminism. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: BLACK FEMINISM.
Undergraduate prerequisite: WMST 4010/6010.
Examination of the ideas and practices of black feminists and womanists. Students will examine African communities within the diaspora, particularly the historical and contemporary debates of black women in the United States, including black womanhood, sexual mythologies and vulnerabilities, class distinctions, and the origins of black feminist thought.

AFAM(POLS) 4200. African American Social Change. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFR AM SOC CHANGE.
Prerequisite: POLS 1101 and AFAM 2000.
African American social movements, principally those in the United States, such as the convention and colonizing movements of the nineteenth century and the Civil Rights and Black Power movements of the twentieth century.
Not offered on a regular basis.

(AFAM)RELI 4201/6201. African American Religious History. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFRCN AM REL HIST.
Undergraduate prerequisite: Junior or senior standing or permission of department.
The religious traditions of African Americans from Colonial times to the present; major religious movements, personalities, and ideas and their relationship to various aspects of American culture.
Offered every odd-numbered year.

(AFAM)RELI 4202/6202. Southern Religious History. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: SOUTHERN REL HIST.
Undergraduate prerequisite: Junior or senior standing or permission of department.
The origins, growth, and current practices of religion in the American South. The interaction between religion and other aspects of Southern culture, such as racial and gender concerns, education, Darwinian science, temperance, and politics.
Offered every even-numbered year.

(AFAM)RELI 4203/6203. The Bible in the Black Church. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: BIBLE BLACK CHURCH.
Undergraduate prerequisite: Junior or senior standing or permission of department.
Biblical interpretation in black America from 1865 to the present.
Offered every even-numbered year.

AFAM 4250. African American Seminar. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Oasis Title: AFRICAN AM SEMINAR.
Prerequisite: (AFAM 2000 and AFAM 3880) or AFAM(POLS) 4200.
Recurring topics and themes in African American life from the perspective of the behavioral sciences and humanities.
Not offered on a regular basis.

(AFAM)SOCI 4370. Seminar in Race and Ethnicity. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: SEM RACE/ETHNICITY.
Prerequisite: SOCI 1101 or SOCI 2600 or permission of department.
Special topics in race and ethnicity for advanced undergraduates.
Not offered on a regular basis.

AFAM(DRAM) 4490/6490. African American Women in Cinema: Image and Aesthetics. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: WOMEN CINEMA COLOR.
Undergraduate prerequisite: Permission of department.
Selected films by and about African and African American women. A historical/critical overview of the presentation of these women in cinema with emphasis on contemporary African and African American women film makers.
Not offered on a regular basis.

AFAM(PSYC) 4500/6500. Psychology of Prejudice. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: PSYCH OF PREJUDICE.
Undergraduate prerequisite: (PSYC 1101 or SOCI 1101) and senior standing.
Motivational, cognitive, social, and cultural factors that lead to discrimination in our society and various perspectives found in the research on discrimination.
Not offered on a regular basis.

AFAM(PSYC) 4500E/6500E. Psychology of Prejudice. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: PSYCH OF PREJUDICE.
Undergraduate prerequisite: (PSYC 1101 or SOCI 1101) and fourth-year student standing.
Motivational, cognitive, social, and cultural factors that lead to discrimination in our society and various perspectives found in the research on discrimination.

AFAM(PSYC) 4550/6550. Classic Studies in Black Psychology. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: CLASSIC BLACK PSYCH.
Undergraduate prerequisite: AFAM(PSYC) 3150 or permission of department.
Studies which have had major social or scientific impact on the lives of Black Americans and the way black people have been viewed within psychology. Approach is historical and interdisciplinary.
Not offered on a regular basis.

(AFAM)POLS 4570. African American Social Change. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFRICA AMER SOC CHG.
Not open to students with credit in AFAM(POLS) 4200.
Prerequisite: POLS 1101 or AFAM 2000.
African American social movements, principally those in the United States, such as the convention and colonizing movements of the nineteenth century and the civil rights and black power movements of the twentieth century.
Not offered on a regular basis.

AFAM(SOCI) 4580. Topics in African American Sociology and Health. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Oasis Title: AFAMSOC.
The qualitative and quantitative methods for best assessing the functions of significant issues of performance and social interaction within contemporary African American culture, including, in some instances, the impact on health professions and the theory and delivery of health services. Some topics covered will have slightly more of a cultural implication, replete with systematic analysis; others will take on more of a practice in services.
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.

(AFAM)ENGL 4620. African American Poetry. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFRICAN AMER POETRY.
Prerequisite: (ENGL 2310 or ENGL 2320 or ENGL 2330 or ENGL 2340 or ENGL 2400) and (ENGL 2310 or ENGL 2320 or ENGL 2330 or ENGL 2340 or ENGL 2400 or CMLT 2111 or CMLT 2210 or CMLT 2212 or CMLT 2220).
African American poetry from the colonial period to the present, including slave and folk songs of the mid-nineteenth century, the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920's, and contemporary poetry. Emphasis on such figures as Langston Hughes, Margaret Walker, Gwendolyn Brooks, Sonia Sanchez, Amiri Baraka, Yusef Komunyakaa, Rita Dove, Kevin Young, and others.
Offered every year.

(AFAM)ENGL 4630. African American Fiction. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFRI AMER FICTION.
Prerequisite: (ENGL 2310 or ENGL 2320 or ENGL 2330 or ENGL 2340 or ENGL 2400) and (ENGL 2310 or ENGL 2320 or ENGL 2330 or ENGL 2340 or ENGL 2400 or CMLT 2111 or CMLT 2210 or CMLT 2212 or CMLT 2220).
Important African American stories and novels from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including works by such authors as Frances Harper, Jean Toomer, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Alice Walker, and Toni Morrison.
Offered every year.

(AFAM)SPCM 4810. African American Rhetoric and Communication. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFRICAN AM RHET COM.
The history and criticism of the communication of African American speakers, with emphasis upon oral rhetoric relating to social-political development since 1860.
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.

(AFAM)SPCM 4830/6830. African American Relational Communication. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFAM RELATIONAL COM.
Undergraduate prerequisite: SPCM 1010 or SPCM 1500 or SPCM 3700 or AFAM 2000 or PSYC (AFAM) 2150 or AFAM(PSYC) 3150.
Interpersonal communication within African American relationships from a holistic framework. Historical, sociological, and psychological factors that affect individual behaviors within these relationships, including gender socialization from Africa to America.

(AFAM)SPCM 4840/6840. African American Family Communication. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFAM FAMILY COMM.
Undergraduate prerequisite or corequisite: SPCM 3700 or AFAM 2000 or PSYC(AFAM) 2150 or AFAM(PSYC) 3150.
This course provides students with an opportunity to examine communication within the African American family from an African-centered perspective. It requires students to read and critically examine various theoretical and methodological approaches to the African American family.

AFAM 4850. Directed Major Projects in African American Studies. 3-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Oasis Title: DIR MAJ PROJ AAM.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
An independent directed course for advanced undergraduate students with a major interdisciplinary project that goes beyond the disciplinary boundaries of a traditional department. The student has two major projects, one each for Georgia State Leadership, through the Fanning Center, and the Washington Center's Minority Leadership Fellowship Program.
Non-traditional format: Besides a 20 page paper of revised excellence, a practicum for the project (two months study in The Washington Center's Minority Leader Fellowship Program, for example) will complete a very rigorous enrichment through out-of-class learning.
Not offered on a regular basis.

AFAM(ROML) 4860/6860. Topics in Afro-Hispanic Identity. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Oasis Title: AFR HISPANIC IDENT.
Undergraduate prerequisite: Permission of department.
Representations of Africa and African American culture in Hispanic Literature by writers of African descent. By covering a variety of genres, the course will provide discussion about a cultural identity that is constantly in dialogue with dominant discourses. The course will incorporate critical texts.
Offered every year.

(AFAM)ENGL 4880. Topics in African American Literature. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Oasis Title: TOPICS AFR AMER LIT.
Prerequisite: (ENGL 2310 or ENGL 2320 or ENGL 2330 or ENGL 2340 or ENGL 2400) and (ENGL 2310 or ENGL 2320 or ENGL 2330 or ENGL 2340 or ENGL 2400 or CMLT 2111 or CMLT 2210 or CMLT 2212 or CMLT 2220).
Selected topics in African American literature such as African American autobiography, Harlem Renaissance, Gwendolyn Brooks and Richard Wright, and Black American literature and aesthetics.
Offered every year.

AFAM 4960H. Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors). 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Oasis Title: DIRECTED READING.
Prerequisite: Permission of Honors.
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Non-traditional format: Directed study.
Offered every year.

AFAM 4970H. Directed Reading and/or Project (Honors). 1-4 hours.
Oasis Title: DIRECTED READING.
Prerequisite: Permission of Honors.
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project leader.
Non-traditional format: Directed study.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year.

AFAM 4980H. Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors). 1-4 hours.
Oasis Title: DIRECTED READING.
Prerequisite: Permission of Honors.
Individual study, reading, or projects under a director.
Non-traditional format: Directed study.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year.

AFAM 4990H. Honors Thesis. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: HONORS THESIS.
Prerequisite: Permission of Honors.
Individual research in the major field or in a closely related field.
Non-traditional format: This course involves the completion of a 40-page paper of original research of publishable undergraduate quality. The format is according to the professional protocols in the discipline.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year.

(AFAM)ENGL(LING) 6040. Language Use in the African American Community. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: AFR AM LANG USE.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
History and structure of the speech and language styles used in the African American community; examination of linguistic and cultural issues that confront the majority of African Americans; the role of the vernacular language of African Americans in society.
Not offered on a regular basis.

(AFAM)SOCI 6370. Sociology of Race and Ethnicity. 3 hours.
Oasis Title: SOC OF RACE/ETHNCTY.
The relationships of racial and ethnic groups with each other and with social institutions and processes.
Offered every year.

(AFAM)ENGL 6770. Topics in African American Literature. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Oasis Title: AFRICAN AM TOPICS.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
Selected topics in African American literature, such as autobiography, the Harlem Renaissance, Gwendolyn Brooks and Richard Wright, Black American literature and aesthetics.
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.

(AFAM)HIST 7010. Colloquium in African American History. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Oasis Title: COLLOQ IN AFAM HIST.
Exploration of the rich and varied scholarship constituting the field of African American History. Examination of both the historical content of the assigned books and articles and the historiography. Possible topics include the Civil Rights Movement, United States Slavery, Black Feminism, Historical Memory, and Black Women in Nineteenth-Century America.

(AFAM)ENGL 8720. Seminar in African American Literature. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Oasis Title: AFRICAN AM SEM.
Prerequisite: Permission of department.
A detailed examination of selected forms and ideas in the African American tradition.
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.

AFAM 8960. Directed Reading in African American Studies. 3-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Oasis Title: DIRECTED READING.
Independent directed reading course for graduate students whose programs of study require courses not available in the regular schedule. It makes the interdisciplinary study of African American culture and theory accessible to students who in traditional departments need to ground their inquiry in a broader context.
Non-traditional format: The course will usually require a 20-25 page paper of publishable quality. The reading list will be approximately eight full-length books and 6-25 journal articles and chapters.
Not offered on a regular basis.