Oct 01, 2023
HIST 375 - Religion and Diversity in America
Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C
Indigenous America, religious imperialism, Puritanism and Protestant migrations, evangelicalism and rationalism, church and state, Black faiths, Catholic America, Mormonism, the Civil War and death, Progressive-era religion, Jewish America, Modernism v. Fundamentalism, Liberalism v. Conservatism, New Age, American Muslims, new faiths.
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 On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- know basic analytic concepts for interpreting historical evidence relating to the subjects of religion and diversity in America;
- demonstrate significant knowledge of major events and trends in the history of religion and diversity in America;
- write and speak clearly and persuasively about events and trends in the history of religion and diversity, and work collaboratively with others in solving problems relating to the long-standing relationship between religion and diversity in American history;
- provide original interpretation of assigned sources, and accurately reference all sources in coursework;
- comprehend how differences and similarities among diverse peoples and cultures over time shaped the history of religion over the sweep of American history.
UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
- demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
- analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
- 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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