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 1108 African American History: 1877 to Present

Credits : 3

This course presents to learners historical concerns, interests, and problems confronting African Americans from reconstruction to the present. The African American historical experience and their contributions to the United States history since 1877 are examined. This course is an interpretation of past human interactions and their consequences; it makes clear that the study of history demands imagination and critical thinking. The textbook provides a solid framework for understanding African American history within the context of American History.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain why the reconstruction era was referred to as the Gilded Age.
  • Describe conditions that signaled the end of the reconstruction era.
  • Analyze the reasons for the formation of the NAACP,
  • Describe the role of African American in the American labor movement.
  • Explain how the Great Migration and the war years influenced African American acceptance into society.
  • Summarize the influence that the Great Depression had on America's black population.
  • Explain how unions improved the plight of African American workers.
  • Describe the move towards greater radicalism in the civil rights movement.
  • Evaluate the relationship between radicalism and institutional change.
  • 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 1108 African American History: 1877 to Present

Credits : 3

This course presents to learners historical concerns, interests, and problems confronting African Americans from reconstruction to the present. The African American historical experience and their contributions to the United States history since 1877 are examined. This course is an interpretation of past human interactions and their consequences; it makes clear that the study of history demands imagination and critical thinking. The textbook provides a solid framework for understanding African American history within the context of American History.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain why the reconstruction era was referred to as the Gilded Age.
  • Describe conditions that signaled the end of the reconstruction era.
  • Analyze the reasons for the formation of the NAACP,
  • Describe the role of African American in the American labor movement.
  • Explain how the Great Migration and the war years influenced African American acceptance into society.
  • Summarize the influence that the Great Depression had on America's black population.
  • Explain how unions improved the plight of African American workers.
  • Describe the move towards greater radicalism in the civil rights movement.
  • Evaluate the relationship between radicalism and institutional change.
  • 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 1108 African American History: 1877 to Present

Credits : 3

This course presents to learners historical concerns, interests, and problems confronting African Americans from reconstruction to the present. The African American historical experience and their contributions to the United States history since 1877 are examined. This course is an interpretation of past human interactions and their consequences; it makes clear that the study of history demands imagination and critical thinking. The textbook provides a solid framework for understanding African American history within the context of American History.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain why the reconstruction era was referred to as the Gilded Age.
  • Describe conditions that signaled the end of the reconstruction era.
  • Analyze the reasons for the formation of the NAACP,
  • Describe the role of African American in the American labor movement.
  • Explain how the Great Migration and the war years influenced African American acceptance into society.
  • Summarize the influence that the Great Depression had on America's black population.
  • Explain how unions improved the plight of African American workers.
  • Describe the move towards greater radicalism in the civil rights movement.
  • Evaluate the relationship between radicalism and institutional change.
  • 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 1108 African American History: 1877 to Present

Credits : 3

This course presents to learners historical concerns, interests, and problems confronting African Americans from reconstruction to the present. The African American historical experience and their contributions to the United States history since 1877 are examined. This course is an interpretation of past human interactions and their consequences; it makes clear that the study of history demands imagination and critical thinking. The textbook provides a solid framework for understanding African American history within the context of American History.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain why the reconstruction era was referred to as the Gilded Age.
  • Describe conditions that signaled the end of the reconstruction era.
  • Analyze the reasons for the formation of the NAACP,
  • Describe the role of African American in the American labor movement.
  • Explain how the Great Migration and the war years influenced African American acceptance into society.
  • Summarize the influence that the Great Depression had on America's black population.
  • Explain how unions improved the plight of African American workers.
  • Describe the move towards greater radicalism in the civil rights movement.
  • Evaluate the relationship between radicalism and institutional change.
  • 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 1108 African American History: 1877 to Present

Credits : 3

This course presents to learners historical concerns, interests, and problems confronting African Americans from reconstruction to the present. The African American historical experience and their contributions to the United States history since 1877 are examined. This course is an interpretation of past human interactions and their consequences; it makes clear that the study of history demands imagination and critical thinking. The textbook provides a solid framework for understanding African American history within the context of American History.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain why the reconstruction era was referred to as the Gilded Age.
  • Describe conditions that signaled the end of the reconstruction era.
  • Analyze the reasons for the formation of the NAACP,
  • Describe the role of African American in the American labor movement.
  • Explain how the Great Migration and the war years influenced African American acceptance into society.
  • Summarize the influence that the Great Depression had on America's black population.
  • Explain how unions improved the plight of African American workers.
  • Describe the move towards greater radicalism in the civil rights movement.
  • Evaluate the relationship between radicalism and institutional change.
  • 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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