African-American History and Culture (From African Origins Though Reconstruction)
2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog
   

AMH 2092 - African-American History and Culture (From African Origins Though Reconstruction)



This course is a general survey on the most significant aspects of African American history from its African origins through Reconstruction. Intellectual traditions, values, customs, cultural concepts, languages, art, music, and dress forms are presented. Special focus will be directed toward the importance of African American contributions, both nationally and internationally. Different research perspectives of the enslavement processes that evolved are analyzed from pre-colonial periods to 1883 Major war events that include the active participation of African American experiences will also be discussed. Scientific statutes will be presented and evaluated in a contemporary cultural context. This course is concerned with bridging the gap of multi-perspective and attitudes in regard to multicultural and racial concerns.
Prerequisites
Satisfactory score on reading and writing placement tests (placement into ENC 1101)

Degrees Offered
A.A.

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3




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