Service Learning Courses in History

Spring 2013


HIS 103 - African-American History I: to 1865 - WR | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
HIS 103 - African-American History I: to 1865 - WR

This course explores the history of African-Americans since they left their West African ancestral homeland to the moment they were emancipated following the Civil War. It emphasizes the brutalizing impact of the slave trade on its victims, slave life, the establishment of white supremacy, the strategies slaves adopted to transcend their ordeal and the achievements and contributions they made in America. In addition, the course deals with the fight for the emancipation of slaves and the steps leading up to the end of chattel slavery in America. Three class hours. (SUNY-AH)

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (HIS 103-CC1):
    Students research Rochester’s history and present to the college during college hour or working as a facilitator with the new RACE exhibit at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
    (20 hours — Option) S-13

 
  • Service Project (HIS 105-CC1):
    Students research Rochester’s history and present to the college during college hour or working as a facilitator with the new RACE exhibit at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
    (20 hours — Option) S-13

 
  • Service Project (HIS 106-CC1):
    Students research Rochester’s history and present to the college during college hour or working as a facilitator with the new RACE exhibit at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
    (20 hours — Option) S-13

 
  • Service Project (HIS 108-SL1):
    Students research Rochester’s history and present to the college during college hour or working as a facilitator with the new RACE exhibit at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
    (20 hours — Option) S-13

 
HIS 111 - United States History I - to 1865 - WR | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
HIS 111 - United States History I - to 1865 - WR

A survey of the origin of the clash between the colonies and Great Britain, the framing of the Constitution, Jacksonian Democracy and its influence on the American character, the slavery issue, the growth of industry and territorial expansion. Three class hours. (SUNY-AH)

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (HIS 111-CC1, CH1):
    Students research Rochester’s history and present to the college during college hour or working as a facilitator with the new RACE exhibit at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
    (20 hours — Option) S-13

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