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Course Descriptions

HIS 104 - African-American History II: since 1865

3 Credits

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.

Learning Attributes: WR

SUNY General Education: SUNY-AH - American History (SAMH)

MCC General Education: MCC-SSD - Social Science and Diversity (MSSD), MCC-VE - Values and Ethics (MVE)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Recall the most significant events in African-American history from Reconstruction to the present.
2. Discuss the development and impact of white supremacy.
3. Identify the role of the most notable African Americans as well as European Americans who have shaped America’s history of race relations.
4. Describe the sufferings African Americans have endured and examine the coping and survival strategies they developed.
5. Identify the contributions of African-Americans to the United States from the Reconstruction period to the present.
6. Demonstrate and apply historical knowledge associated with African Americans.

Course Offered Fall

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Fall Semester 2023
Summer Session 2023