Service Learning Courses in History

Fall 2013


HIS 104 - African-American History II: since 1865 - WR | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
HIS 104 - African-American History II: since 1865 - WR

This is a survey of African-American history since Reconstruction era to present. It examines their epic journey as reflected in the decades of segregation, World War I, urban life in the north, the Great Depression, World War II, and the Civil Rights Movement. The course also covers the economic, social, cultural and political developments connected with the presidency of Barack Obama and the era of globalization. Three class hours. (SUNY-AH)

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (HIS 104-CC1):
    Students will capture the oral histories of neighborhoods/communities in the greater Rochester area, focusing on Joseph Avenue Neighborhood, site of July 1964 riots. Students will focus on the black residents who lived there at the time of the riot.
    (10 hours) F-13

  • Service Project (HIS 104-CH1):
    Students will promote the local legacy of Frederick Douglass by publically re-dedicating the Statue of Frederick Douglass.
    (10 hours — Option) F-13

 
HIS 112 - United States History II - since 1865 - WR | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
HIS 112 - United States History II - since 1865 - WR

A survey of the reconstruction of the nation after the Civil War, the rise of industrial and urban dominance, the struggles affecting agriculture, industry and labor, the growth of the American empire, and the increasing role of government in American life. Three class hours. (SUNY-AH)

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (HIS 112-CC1):
    Students will capture the oral histories of neighborhoods/communities in the greater Rochester area, focusing on Joseph Avenue Neighborhood, site of July 1964 riots. Students will focus on the white residents who lived there at the time of the riot.
    (10 hours — Option) F-13

 
  • Service Project (HIS 234-CC1):
    Students will observe a juried trial and learn the importance of jury service as well as work on projects such outreach tools for the RCSD’s participation in government classes as well as in-reach tools for MCC as an Ad campaign.
    (20 hours) F-13

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