HIS-115 - Intro to African-American History: Colonial-1865

3 credits

The purpose of the course is to introduce the student to the history of the African-American in the United States. Beginning with an exploration of the African heritage, the course will explore the social, economic and political role of Afro- Americans from the colonial period through 1865. The course will also examine the development of black culture in the United States, the diversity of this culture, and its contribution to American culture in general.

Prerequisite(s): DRG 092 or DWT 099 (minimum grade of C-) or placement at higher level on the reading or writing placement tests.

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Behavioral and Social Sciences requirements.

Previously known as: HIST-322