Mar 01, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 450 - Exploring U.S. Cultural History


Thematic approach to 19th century cultural transformations in U.S. Selected topics; mesmerism, utopias, true womanhood, women’s rights, slave spirituals, confidence men, and gold rushes. HIST 450 and HIST 550 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:

  • Comprehend the relationship between political, social, and cultural history.
  • Comprehend discourse as a force that shapes history.
  • Comprehend the difference between power and discourse.
  • Comprehend the variety of cultural forms and experiences that shape history.
  • Identify the relationship between historical fact and historical interpretation.
  • Analyze cause and effect relationships.
  • Present original historical analysis orally and in writing.
  • Plan and write a research paper.
  • Locate finding aids, primary sources, and secondary literature in the library.
  • Learn correct citation formats.
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