Skip to main content.

Courses

Subjects

Course Search

Search Results

Course Prefix: AAS   Course #: 261   Keywords: null  

AAS 261LEC African American History

Lecture

Surveys the history of African Americans from African origins to the present. The course focuses on the often overlooked but crucial role of African Americans in shaping US and world history. Topics include: West African civilizations, the slave trade and slavery, abolitionism and the Underground Railroad, Emancipation, post-slavery migrations and labor systems, the rise of Jim Crow, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
 
Published: Sep 13, 2021 15:02:55