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SOSC 270 The Civil Rights Movement

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Course Description

A survey of the social, economic and political history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States through the perspective of major events that took place within this movement in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Study of the principles of non-violence and their application in the movement. An examination of how bigotry, discrimination, hatred and violence affect society.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 5b; Area 9D3
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC (IGETC Area 4)