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HIS 2620     African American History From 1877 to The Present     3 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510 or higher.
Note: Prerequisites for courses in this department are not automatically waived for College Guest students and students with a bachelor's degree or higher from a U.S. institution.

This course is a survey of African Americans in the United States from 1877 to the present. It explores the post-Reconstruction era, civil rights and black nationalistic movements as the backdrop for considering problems facing a multiracial and pluralistic society today. It traces the development of African American religion, art, music and other contributions while also examining the concepts of racism, desegregation/integration and separatism and the role of law. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3

GE Outcomes: Critical Thinking