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HIST 479 - Race and Ethnicity in American History

(3 units) CO10, CO13
Examination of the role that racial ideologies played in the development of the United States and of the struggles of minority groups for full citizenship.

Prerequisite(s): General Education courses (CO1-CO3) completed; at least 3 courses from CO4-CO8 completed; Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. explain how racial ideologies were formed and transformed over time in the United States, with attention to the interaction between social context and racist beliefs.
2. analyze and synthesize primary, secondary, and cultural sources.
3. find and use historical scholarship and sources to answer a research question.
4. present ideas in a clear and persuasive manner both orally and in writing, in accordance with the ethical principles governing scholarly inquiry.
5. use relevant scholarship and historical evidence to analyze the experiences and struggles for justice of nonwhite ethnic groups in the United States.


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