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HIST 447. American Urban History

Credits: 3
Department: History
Description: Urban America from colonial to modern times; the origin and growth of cities and their impact upon the development of the U.S. An elective for majors in Urban Studies.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. In a manner suitable for an upper-division course; explore key issues and themes that inform American urban and suburban history through primary and secondary literature that provide a close examination of selected cities, with special attention to the intersection of culture and the built environment.
2. In a manner suitable for an upper-division course; identify economic, political, and social patterns and variables that over time have benefited or damaged the human and physical landscape of urban areas.
3. In a manner suitable for an upper-division course; through discussion and written argument use historical evidence to address current issues facing urban and suburban communities.

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