Oct 26, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

HIST 240 - African American History

3 CR
This course will focus on the African American experience since the era of the Civil War. Major emphasis will be placed on the background and development of the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. An overview of the contributions of African Americans to American culture will be explored, as well as the sociocultural obstacles faced by this minority group.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
General Education Requirement: Personal and Cultural Engagement - Applied Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Social Sciences
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze historical resources and primary materials.
  2. Examine historical eras using resources and primary materials.
  3. Identify cultural, social, political, and economic institutions affecting African American society since the Civil War.
  4. Assess these institutions, trends, and/or themes as catalysts of historical change.