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African American Studies

PROGRAMS OFFERED

 

 

West offers two courses in African American Studies

  • The African-American in the History of the United States I: A survey of the African American from the Colonial Era to the Civil War.
  • The African-American in the History of the United States I: A survey of the role of the African American from Reconstruction to the present.

 

Students interested in African American Studies may also be interested in the following:

 

Other Cultural Studies Classes

  • Anthropology
  • History - The African-American in US History
  • Jewish Studies
  • Language - Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, French, Spanish (West offers a summer study in Spain program)

 

LEARN / Black Scholars

The Black Scholars program is under the umbrella of Project LEARN. Project LEARN (Leading & Energizing African American Students to Research and Knowledge) is a community of faculty mentors, student mentors and support staff who are committed especially to the academic success of African American students as well as other students. Through LEARN, students are able to access priority tutoring and mentoring services, workshops on life and skill development areas, the use of laptops, cohort learning communities and field trips to colleges in California. For more information, visit B5-102 or www.WLAC.edu/LEARN | 310-287-4562.

 

Black Student Union

Visit the Associated Student Union (ASO) for more information