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HIST 242 African-American History

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Course Description

Explores and analyzes the experiences of African Americans in U.S. history. Subjects include: African societies, the slave trade, the evolution of a race-based slave system in America, the evolution of African American culture, abolitionism, the Civil War and Reconstruction, segregation, the Harlem Renaissance, the civil rights movement, and current issues.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:DSI
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE DSI), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)