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HIST 244 African American History

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Course Description

A history of the African American community, beginning with an introduction to West African societies and continuing through colonial times to the present. Emphasizes the ancestral traditions, cultural capital, and intellectual contributions of African Americans as they shaped and developed the history of the United States through resistance and resilience.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9C2, 9D1; Area DUS1, DUS2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2; Area D, D US-1, D US-2), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)