AFS 344 Leadership in African American Communities Section: 601
Historical, cultural and political examination of the dynamics of leadership in African American communities. Focus on structure of Leadership in the context of gender, ideology, and style. Interdisciplinary examination of impact of leaders on broader American society.
This class may be scheduled with a small percentage of seats held for “NDS Students Only.”
No lab or problem session is required.
NC State Campus Visits
No campus or site visits are required; all work completed online.
Exams (total of 2), short papers, online homework, discussion boards, other requirements (reading, video viewing)
Learning Management System
Moodle – This class uses Moodle, which is accessed through WolfWare.
PLEASE NOTE: Access to the website(s) may be restricted to registered students or not available until the start of the semester.
Additional Technology Requirements
NC State Email – Students are required to use their University email address via https://mail.google.com/a/ncsu.edu. This is the only one the University will use to send official email communications.
REQUIRED: Stand and Deliver: Political Activism, Leadership and Hip Hop Culture. by Yvonne Bynoe. first edition. 2004. Soft Skull Press. ISBN# 1-932360-10-7. (Cost: 13.95)
REQUIRED: Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama. first edition. 1995, 2004. Three Rivers Press. ISBN# 9781921351433. (Cost: $9.95)
OPTIONAL: A History of African-American Leadership by Bruce Dierenfield & John White. third edition. 2012. PEARSON. ISBN# 978-1-4058-1156-9. (Cost: $17.95)
NOTE: Textbook prices are based on new book cost information received from the NC State Bookstores.
Tuition & Fees
Please visit https://online-distance.ncsu.edu/cost/ for information on distance education tuition and fees.
There may be additional fees associated with student identity verification for students who take remotely proctored exams.