Jul 13, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25
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AAS 3680 - African American Political Thought

This course examines the basic tenets of Black political thought and intellectual history in the United States from 1830 to 2000. This course investigates the influences of political thinkers of African descent who shaped several social and political movements and theories, including Progressivism, liberalism, Marxism, Black Nationalism, feminism & womanism, existentialism, and anti-colonialism.

Requisites: AAS 2020
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • To engage students’ understanding of historical biography/autobiography in research and writing.
  • To improve students critical thinking and writing skills through writing assignments.
  • To introduce undergraduates to the historiography of African American history following Reconstruction through the post-Black Power Era.

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