HIST100 American Studies Seminar
Department of Social & Behavioral Science: History
- I. Course Number and Title
- HIST100 American Studies Seminar
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
- 2250 minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- Students explore American society and culture through readings, discussion, and field work. Methods and concepts from the social sciences, arts, and humanities are synthesized to create a better understanding and deeper appreciation of the nationís past and present.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
- To introduce, through the varying materials of American history selected by the instructor, conceptual and/or sector studies in the American experience, which brings to bear a synthesis of insights drawn from the social sciences, arts, and humanities.
- To practice the canons of historical and cultural analysis, and, within a seminar/discussion environment, produce oral and written presentations related to the materials selected by the instructor.
- To show in a multi-disciplinary context, the interrelatedness of the past and present in the American experience.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:
- Structure and Topics vary with instructor and semester in which the course is offered. See course format.
Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:See Course Format
- VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
- Classroom discussion, written and oral presentations, and responses
Review/Approval Date -4/99