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School of Liberal Arts

Dean: Paul F. Griffin
Phone: (315) 684-6081

Early Childhood A.A.S.

Course Description

African-American History

SOCS 220- African American History This course will focus on racing African American history fro its African origin through the experience of slavery to the present condition in the United States. Some of the objectives will be: to explore the rich African traditions and culture that were in place before slavery; to provide the analytical tools necessary to fully appreciate the Black struggle in its various dimensions; to critically assess the contributions of African Americans to American society from an economic, political and social viewpoint. Prerequisite: SOCS 101 or 102 3 credits, fall