Examination of origins and development of Spanish-American and Mexican- American peoples and their contribution to culture, history and development of United States. Emphasis on Mexican-American War and its impact on educational, social, and economic conditions of the Mexican-Americans of the southwest. Prerequisites: None.
History and cultural heritage of African-Americans from their beginnings in Ancient Africa through the experience of chattel slavery in the Americas to their eventual emancipation and participation in the American Civil War. Prerequisites: None.