2022-2023 Catalog

HIS 130 African-American History to 1877

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Lec: 3.0 Lab: 0 Credit: 3.0

This survey course describes the efforts of African-Americans to define themselves through their social, economic and political contributions to American history. The history, impact and significance of the institution of slavery are included. The chronological scope of the course ranges from the African origins of African-Americans to the frustrations associated with the failure of Reconstruction.


  • RWR 100
  • with a minimum grade of C
  • or
  • appropriate placement

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Humanities and Social Sciences