AALS | Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

Associate Degree Courses at CalSouthern

The following associate degree courses comprise the curriculum of CalSouthern’s Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies (AALS) program. If you have questions regarding any of these associates degree courses, or about CalSouthern’s AALS program, please contact an Enrollment Advisor today.

English

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Humanities

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Mathematics

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Natural Science

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Social Science

SS 1107 African American History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course looks at African American History from the age of discovery through the reconstruction period. This course emphasizes the events, people, and ideas that have made an historical contribution. The primary focus of this course is for learners to gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of freedom, liberty, equality, and citizenship by understanding the experiences of African Americans and by analyzing the historical concerns. African Americans are not a separate people with a separate history but are American – this course will also look at how African Americans has shaped the U.S. political, social, and economic landscape through reconstruction.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the background of African history, culture, and diaspora and their impacts on African Americans.
  • Analyze how the colonial society was influenced by the contributions of African Americans.
  • Characterize the different roles and viewpoints of African Americans during the Revolutionary period.
  • Demonstrate the methods used by individuals and groups to shape governmental policy and actions.
  • Summarize the institution of slavery and its influence on societies in the United States.
  • Outline the economic opportunities and obstacles faced by African Americans before and after the Civil War.
  • Describe the changing roles of African Americans during the war years, such as access to education and jobs.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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