Apr 11, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 385 - Aztec, Inca, Maya: Empire and City in the New World

Introduces students to three key urban civilizations: the Mexica (Aztecs), Mayans, and Inca. the course focuses on political and social history as well as the “conquest” of those groups by the Spanish empire.

Credits: (5)

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

  • Explain the foundation and maintenance of city civilization among the Mexica (Aztecs), Inca, and Maya.
  • Explain key examples of the interaction between humans and the environmental landscape as well as the consequences of those actions.
  • Compare and contrast imperial strategies for conquest/ expansion and governance of the Mexica (Aztecs), Inca, and Maya.
  • Identify and explain foundational aspects of Mexica (Aztec), Inca, and Maya identity, including but not limited to music, architecture, science, literature, and religion.
  • Identify and explain the major events of the Spanish conquest of the Mexica (Aztec), Inca, and Maya civilizations.
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