Feb 24, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024
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AAS 3650 - The Protracted Struggle for Civil Rights: African American Social Movements in the U.S


This course examines the varied local and national struggles that constitute the long history of the Black Freedom Movement from the Abolitionists movement until today. Students explore the role of national organizations, their origins, evolution, strategies, challenges, internal conflicts, and failures in historical detail. Moreover, students explore the social, economic and political conditions that resulted in these movements.

Requisites: AAS 1060 or Junior or Senior Status
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
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to identify key individuals, and groups, that were involved in African American social movements.
  • Students will be able to identify theories related to African American social movements.
  • Students will be able to discuss and write critically about the social, economic and political conditions that led to African American social movements.
  • Students will be able to discuss and write about how race, gender and class impacted African American social movements.



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