As Black History month wraps up next week, we encourage you to take this opportunity to learn more about the important roles African Americans and other minority populations have played throughout U.S. history. We’ve compiled a list below of just a few of the Minnesota Online courses that are dedicated to exploring the achievements and contributions of both past and present minority populations in America.
Minneapolis Community and Technical College will offer ENGL 1157-Cross Culture Literature this summer, which explores the cultural expressions, values and lifestyles of North America’s many people, including minority and majority cultures.
Northwest Technical College will offer HIST 2250-American Minorities which will introduce students the roles and experiences of selected minority groups in the development of the country. The course emphasis will be on African Americans and Native Americans from early European contact to present.
Rochester Community and Technical Colleges will be offering SOC 2625-Minority Group Relations online this summer. The course examines the social interaction of racial, ethnic and cultural groups in the United States and fulfills goals 2, 5, and 7 of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum.
St. Cloud State University will offer BIOL 106-Cultural Botany (Diversity) online this summer. This course focuses on the contributions of African, Latin American, Asian, and American Indian cultures to agriculture and the uses of plants/plant products in the United States.
These are just a few of the courses that we came across in our search. Visit Minnesota Online to find and register for these and others. If you know of additional applicable courses through other Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, we hope you’ll share them in a comment below.