Mar 03, 2024
AAS 3400 - The African American Community Since World War II
Explores how, when and why people of African descent use the concept “community” to express those social practices that make group life meaningful. This course focuses on how people of African descent in the United States respond to public policies and create social practices that affect collective efforts to build and sustain everyday life as a social and cultural collective.
Requisites: Soph or Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
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
- This course promotes learning about the development of African American communities in rural and urban areas of the United States.
- Understand and discuss social practices and economic factors that contributed to the Great Migration North and return migration South.
- Understand and discuss the development of class dynamics within local African American communities before and after the civil rights movement.
- Understand and discuss the social cultural impact of the Great Migration on the Development of local African American communities in urban areas across the United States since 1945.
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