Courses & Programs

African American History [C]

COURSE CODE: HIS 109

CREDITS: 3

Traces the history of African-Americans from their places of origin to contemporary times. Examines such areas as slavery and the plantation system; the conditions and contributions of African-Americans in the founding and building of the United States; the abolition movement, the Civil War, and Reconstruction; the richness of African-American culture and its contributions to the development of uniquely American social and cultural institutions; freedom and civil rights as an ongoing issue in American society; and current issues of equality. Present concerns and projected future issues of African-Americans will be explored as well.