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Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
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HUM 2454 - Introduction to African-American Studies

3 hours Lecture, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): Requires placement at the college level or satisfaction of developmental education requirements in reading and writing.
AA Elective: Yes
This course introduces the history, politics, arts, and culture of African Americans since the seventeenth century. This course surveys the beginnings of slavery, the rise of abolitionism, the social and economic causes of the Civil War, the development of Jim Crow, and the modern Civil Rights Movement, emphasizing influential African-American leaders in America. The course also surveys African-American cultural influences in the twentieth century including dance, theatre, film, literature, and music.

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