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HIST 480. Seminar in American History

Credits: 3
Department: History
Description: Intensive reading and research in one area or topic of U.S. or Latin American history. Limited to junior, senior or graduate students or permission of the instructor. May be repeated with different topics to a maximum of 9 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. In a manner suitable for an upper division level course, explore the historiography of a topic/era in the history of the Western hemisphere.
2. In a manner suitable for an upper division level course, read and discuss texts on the history of the region, including those dealing with politics, economics, culture, religion, conflict, race, and/or social issues.
3. In a manner suitable for an upper division level course, identify, read, and analyze primary and secondary sources in the given topic or era in the history of an area or all of the Americas.
4. In a manner suitable for an upper division level course, conduct primary and/or secondary research in a topic in this region of the world.
5. In a manner suitable for an upper division level course, write and present research projects to the class.






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