2013-2014 Catalog


AFR 202 Women & Afr Amer-Pol(WGS/PSC)

Prerequisite: GSTR 210

Offered: Typically every Fall Term

A study of the participation of women and African Americans in the American political process. Theories of representative democracy and an introduction to the historical struggles for equal rights provide a context for the investigation of contemporary electoral politics, governance, grassroots politics, and public policy. Students examine the progress of women and African American candidates, and of related public policy issues, throughout the current election and its immediate aftermath. African Americans', Appalachians', and Women's Perspective. NOTE: In order to receive African and African American Studies or Women's and Gender Studies major or minor credit, the student's major project must focus on African Americans or women, respectively. 1 Course Credit

Credits

1 Course Credit

Cross Listed Courses

PSC 202/WGS 202