African-American History Overview-GL

HIST 116

Examines the origin of African American people in continental Africa and traces the Black experience in America to the present. An emphasis is placed upon African roots, transition to enslavement, the realities of enslavement, opposition to enslavement, the Civil War, Reconstruction and its aftermath, the period of the Nadir, Black Nationalism, African American participation in the World Wars, institutional development, and the modern Civil Rights Movement. This course is a globally intensive course that promotes intercultural competency and global awareness. Successful completion of this course contributes toward the 15 credits of globally intensive curriculum needed to earn the certificate of Global Distinction.Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

  • Corequisite(s) : ACLT 053 or (ESOL 052 and ESOL 054) General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences (S), Diversity (D)
  • Credits: 3
  • Cost: $122/billable hour + fees (in county)
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