Education | Historically Black Greek Letter Organizations: History, Purpose and Future
U212 | 34202 | Nadrea Reeves and Cameron Harris


Day and Time: TH, 4:45-7:15 p.m.
Room: Foster FRC 147B

This course will explore the historical significance of Black Greek
Letter Organizations (BGLO) as well as their contributions to higher
education and society. The scope of BGLOs, for the purpose of this
class, will be the nine fraternities and sororities that are
currently organized under the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC).
Students will explore the history of BGLO movement from the founding
of the first BGLO in the early 1900s to the current practices and
contributions of BGLOs. Through course readings and assignments
students will explore what these university based organizations
bring to campus environments and society. The BGLO contribution to
American culture will be highlighted through research on prominent
members as well as group research project on a fraternity or
sorority.