This course is a history of the African-American experience from African origins to the Modern era in America. Major emphasis is placed upon the social, political, and economic role of the African-American community in American society and its unique role as a part of that society. Students will also demonstrate an awareness of how contemporary problems were caused by past forces. As students achieve this goal, they will develop skills in analysis, critical thinking, historical reasoning, and writing. Group 1 course.
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies
Placement into ENG 111
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Communications - Direct, Critical Thinking - Direct
Other college designations supported by this course
Degree Req:Cultural Persp/Div, Infused: Writing Intensive
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Identify critical historical developments.
- Explain the significance of critical historical developments.
- Evaluate critical historical developments.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Analyze the impact of historical developments on contemporary society.
Learning How to Learn:
- Apply course concepts to their roles as modern citizens.
- Reflect on their engagement in the learning process.
- Interpret historical information from a variety of sources.