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African American History to Civil War

Dr. Rudy Pearson

HIST 320 History of the United States: African-American Emphasis 3 Units

Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(a); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D6; CSU Area F1; IGETC Area 4F Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC

This course covers U.S. history from the founding of Jamestown in 1607 through the Civil War. The course begins with a brief overview of the Black American's African heritage. It continues with the role played by African-Americans, their relationships to other groups, and their specific contributions in the growth and development of the nation.