Service Learning Courses in History

Spring 2014


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

Black interpretations of West African history and culture prior to the European invasions. The brutalizing impact of the slave trade on its victims and the accomplishments of the generations subjected to the distortions and degradation of American slave society before legal emancipation. Three class hours. (SUNY-AH)

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (HIS 103-CC1):
    Students will partner with the Frederick Douglass Recourse Center to create an event to rededicate the Statue of Frederick Douglass and present to the community.
    (10 hours) S-14

 
HIS 111 - History of the United States to 1865 - WR | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
HIS 111 - History of the United States 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):
    Students will partner with the Corn Hill Navigation - and assisting on board the Mary Jamison in teaching about the Erie Canal for RCSD 4th graders.
    (10 hours) S-14

 
HIS 216 - Special Topics in History - WR | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
HIS 216 - Special Topics in History - WR

This course is designed to address specific topics of interest in history. Offerings are more specific and focused than the introductory surveys. Topics may change from semester to semester based on faculty and student interest.

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall and Spring

  • Service Project (HIS 216-CC1):
    The Rochester Neighborhood Oral History - capturing and documenting the history of key African-American religious congregations in Rochester. Students will partner with the Rochester Public Library and the MCC Leroy E. Good Library.
    (10 hours) S-14

 
HIS 240 - The City in American History - WR | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
HIS 240 - The City in American History - WR

A study of the rise of American cities from colonial times to present, discussing their contributions to American life, their problems of development, urban imperialism, bossism, urban reform, and the historic roots of the present urban crisis. Three class hours. (SUNY-AH)

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall only

  • Service Project (HIS 240-CC1):
    Students will be creating a gallery space that will be transported to the new MCC building.
    (10 hours) S-14

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