Jun 03, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 454 - American Environmental History

Environmental values and practices of the diverse populations of America. HIST 454 and HIST 554 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Reconstruct the historic meaning of events by identifying who was involved, what happened, where it happened, what events led to these developments, and what consequences followed.
  • Reconstruct patterns of historical continuity and change.
  • Analyze cause and effect relationships bearing in mind multiple causation.
  • Differentiate between historical facts and historical interpretations, but acknowledge that the two are related.
  • Perform research in primary and secondary sources.
  • Identify the central questions and perspectives in primary documents.
  • Bring sound and relevant historical analysis to the service of informed decision making on current environmental issues.
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