What classes are mandatory to take in college?
- English: English 1-4, American Literature, creative writing.
- Math: Algebra 1-3, Geometry, statistics.
- Natural of physical science: biology, chemistry, physics.
- Social science: American History, civics, government.
- Additional: comparative religion, Spanish 1-4.
Where was the first African American Studies program established?
San Francisco State College
What moved the students to strike for Ethnic Studies in 1999?
The third world Liberation Front (twLF) was revived in 1999 at U.C. with a multiracial coalition of students organizing a hunger strike to push for more money for ethnic studies programs following a budget cut that resulted in the cutting of many Ethnic Studies courses.
What kind of struggle between cultures exists?
An example of cultural conflict is the debate over abortion. Ethnic cleansing is another extreme example of cultural conflict. Wars can also be a result of a cultural conflict; for example the differing views on slavery were one of the reasons for the American civil war.
What is cultural struggle?
A culture war is a cultural conflict between social groups and the struggle for dominance of their values, beliefs, and practices. It commonly refers to topics on which there is general societal disagreement and polarization in societal values.
What cultural studies mean?
Cultural studies is an innovative interdisciplinary field of research and teaching that investigates the ways in which “culture” creates and transforms individual experiences, everyday life, social relations and power.
Why are cultural studies important?
Definition of Cultural Studies: It helps us to understand ourselves and those around us by exploring a wide range of institutions, media, concepts and formations such as television, multiculturalism, and cultural heritage. Cultural studies deals with culture as a part of everyday life.
Why ethnic studies should be required?
It helps us navigate the present, too. By instilling in our students strong research, writing, and oral skills, combined with a nuanced understanding of the complexities inherent in U.S. society, ethnic studies prepares them to become informed citizens and competitive job seekers.
What can I do with a African American Studies degree?
What types of careers does an African American studies degree prepare you for?
- Medicine and health.
- Science and technology.
- Law and criminal justice.
- Politics and government.
- Business, industry, and labor.
- Performing arts and entertainment.
- Visual and decorative arts.