AAST248 African American History since 1877 (Same as HIST 248)
General Education Category and Learning Outcomes
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Understanding the Past
-Critically analyze the cultural, economic, geographical, and political processes that influenced historical events.
-Recognize, describe, and explain the nature of past historical events and their consequences for the present.
-Examine the relationship between individuals and past events, their interactions, and the repercussions of these interactions.
-Understand and explain the significance and influence of the past and its connection to current political, scientific, and cultural forces.
Understanding U.S. Society
-Analyze aspects of U.S. society.
-Analyze the communicative, political, social, economic, or cultural systems in the U.S.
-Explore the diverse communities—racial, ethnic, class, gender, religious, and sexual—that define cultural and political life in the United States.
-Critically examine the tensions among various groups within U.S. society.
-Explore contemporary governmental policies.
-Analyze the role and influence of the U.S. in the world.
-Study events, ideas, or movements that have influenced U.S. society.
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