Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: ETH                                     Course Number: 123                                    
Course Title: Race and American Society: the African-American Experience
Subject: Ethnic Studies
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


African-Americans and the development of the United States from 1619 to the present. A survey course exploring the African origins of African-Americans and examining slavery, the Abolitionist movement, the Civil War, Reconstruction, segregation, African-American migration from the South, urbanization, the Civil Rights movement, contemporary issues and events, and African-American cultural expressions all within the context of American social history.

General Education:
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Cultural Studies: Ethnic Studies

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date:    02/11/2013