African American Studies
The mission of the African-American Studies Department is to instruct students in the culture and history of the African-American people, to promote better communication and understanding among the peoples of our diverse society. Topics of study include early and modern African-American history, as well as modern sociological concerns.
To earn an AA degree in African-American Studies, you must complete six major courses for a total of 18 units and the General Education requirements for the Associate in Arts Degree listed in the Degrees and Programs section of the College of Alameda course catalog. See Degree Requirements at left for details.