Jul 16, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25
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AAS 1010 - African American History I, 1526-1875

Examines economic, demographic, social, cultural and political topics in African American history from African origins to the Emancipation era. The evolution of race relations is an important component of this course, but the major emphasis will be placed on the experiences of Black people, the development of rural communities, and the potentiality and challenges facing interracial cooperation, within the framework of larger socio-economic and political processes in U. S. history.

Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS: Pillar: Social or Behavioral Sciences
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMSBS Social & Behavioral Sciences
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • To achieve competency in the major historical topics and themes of the African American experience, 1450-1875.
  • To develop introductory research skills, including use of citation guides.
  • To exercise critical thinking skills in writing and through classroom and online discussion.

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