HIS 2620

African American History from 1877 to the Present

3 Credits

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510 or higher.

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.

GE Outcomes: Critical Thinking