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HIST 012: African American History

Course Description

This course surveys the political, economic, and social developments of African-Americans from the 1619 to the present. Topics include Africans before European contact and slavery in the US, abolitionism, the Civil War, Reconstruction, the rise and resistance to Jim Crow, WWI, WWII, the Civil Rights movement, and the present state of African-Americans.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: D. Social Sciences: D1 - Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • CSU GE: Area C - Arts and Humanities: C2- Humanities
    Area D - Social Sciences
    US-1: Historical development of American institutions and ideals
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 3 - Arts and Humanities: 3B- Humanities
    Area 4 - Social and Behavioral Science
Last Updated 7/19/23