Dec 07, 2022  
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog
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HIST 371 - North America: 1492-1850


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C
Major topics from colonization to U.S.-Mexican War: Native peoples, European imperialism, African diasporas, environmental change, religious conflict and synthesis, enlightenment, global warfare, revolutionary upheaval and legacy, industrialization, gender relations, la frontera, California. 

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely Online.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1) Know basic analytic concepts for interpreting historical evidence relating to North America;
2) Demonstrate significant knowledge of major events and trends in the history of the shaping of North America;
3) Write and speak clearly and persuasively about events and trends in the shaping of American Revolution, and work collaboratively with others in solving problems relating to North America;
4) Provide original interpretation of assigned sources, and accurately reference all sources in coursework;
5) Comprehend how differences and similarities among diverse peoples and cultures over time shaped North America, and how knowledge of North America relates to social responsibility and sustainability,

UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
 

  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.



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