African-American History, 1865 to Present

African-American History, 1865 to Present
Social, economic, intellectual, political factors; struggle for racial equality; race and gender relationships; how changing ideas of race affect American life and politics.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 RecommendedHist 200, 220, 221.
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining HIST 383
Course Outcomes

Historical Knowledge of African-American History since 1865

Students will be able to identify and analyze major themes in African-American History from emancipation and the rise of Jim Crow to the beginning of the 21st century. They will also be able to recognize the ways that shifting notions of race have shaped (and continue to shape) American life and politics.

Provide Service

Students will be able to use their training in African American history to serve their community.

Research Literature

Students will be able to analyze, interpret, and evaluate primary sources

Critical Debate

Students will be able to interpret and debate the meanings and historical value of primary sources with their peers.

Critical Analysis

Students will be able to analyze and create historical questions and place them in a historiographical context.

Analytical Writing

Students will demonstrate proficiency in using historical methods of research and in integrating data into a coherent argument expressed through a clear, well-written style.