Apr 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog
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HIS 318 - The American West in History and Memory

Credit Hour(s): 3
Students will engage in a survey of the history of the United States west of the Mississippi from the 17th century to present during a guided tour of important mid-western and western cities, museums, and monuments, traveling to those locations by train. Specific destinations will vary by year. Significant course themes include: cultural contact and conflict, economic development, ideas and meanings of the frontier, human interaction with nature and the environment, relationships between western states and the federal government, tourism, and shifting ideas about race, class, gender, and power in the west. A travel expense fee will be charged. 3 Credit(s).


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