HST 213 - American Women's History

Course Description

A history of American women's experience from Native American origins to the Modern Era. Major emphasis is placed upon the social, political, and economic role American women in American society and their unique role as a part of that society. Students will also demonstrate an awareness of how contemporary problems were caused by past forces. As students achieve this goal, they will develop skill in analysis, critical thinking, historical reasoning, and writing. Group 1 course.

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Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies

Placement into ENG 111.

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Communications - Direct, Critical Thinking - Direct

Other college designations supported by this course

Degree Req:Cultural Persp/Div, Infused: Writing Intensive

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify critical historical developments.
  • Explain the significance of critical historical developments.
  • Evaluate critical historical developments.
Human Dimension:
  • Analyze the impact of historical developments on contemporary society.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Apply course concepts to their roles as modern citizens.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Reflect on their engagement in the learning process.
  • Interpret historical information from a variety of sources.