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Black Studies Program- Mission Statement
The Black Studies Program (BLST) is concerned with Africa and the African diaspora communities, with a special focus on the U.S. as it is related to the Black world. The learning outcomes based on the program’s curriculum for majors are knowledge of the main theories, events, and/or issues associated with
- the history, sociocultural dynamics, and problems and possibilities in the Black world
- theories of oppression based on race, color, socioeconomic class, gender, and sexuality along with their interrelationships, as well as practical ways to struggle against these types of oppression
- the history and future of science and technology originating inside and outside of the Black world
- the political economies of Black world societies in the global context
- personal finance, entrepreneurship, strategies for success, and strategies for defining success
- the history of black achievement
- the history and creative output of black peoples in the literary, visual, musical, and performing arts
With these outcomes, the program’s mission is twofold:
Subject Matter Areas
- to provide an intellectual setting in which students from the Black world can grow and develop into productive lifelong learners, citizens, and activists seeking to improve their communities, their nations, and the world
- to provide an intellectual setting in which students from all communities can gain a knowledge of the Black world, assisting them in confronting diversity in their development into productive, lifelong learners, citizens, and activists seeking to improve their communities, their nations, and the world
- Black World Development
- Business, Science & Technology
- African American Society
- Latin American & Caribbean Cultures
- Special Topics & Independent Studies
- The Americas
- The Caribbean