2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2019  
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HIST 044 - History Through Culture



5.0 Credits
An exploration of key events or eras in U.S. history through the cultural expressions of the times. Examination of how popular culture, music, art, theater, film and literature expressed or informed events and experiences. Counts toward high school U.S. History and/or Contemporary World Problems credit. S/U grade option.
Prerequisite Departmental advising required.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the role that cultural expressions play in both reflecting and informing historical events.
  2. Analyze how both dominant and nondominant cultural groups experienced historical events by examining their own cultural expressions.
  3. Identify how cultural expressions can shape personal views of history.
  4. Connect personal, cultural perspectives to historical events.
  5. Apply a variety of research strategies to collect information.
  6. Synthesize information from a variety of sources to communicate information and ideas.



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