HST 218 : American Indian History
Covers history of American Indians in what is now the United States from pre-Columbian times to the present, exploring the cultural diversity among Native peoples, tribal sovereignty, conflicts and accommodations with European Americans, and the historical roots of contemporary issues that emphasize American Indians as a vital part of the shared history of the United States.
Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.
Upon successful completion students should be able to:
- Articulate and interpret an understanding of key historical facts and events in American Indian history.
- Identify the influence of culturally based practices, values, and beliefs to analyze how historically defined meanings of difference affect human behavior.
- Identify and investigate historical theses, evaluate information and its sources, and use appropriate reasoning to construct evidence-based arguments on historical issues.
- Construct a well organized historical argument using effective, appropriate, and accurate language.
This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Cultural Literacy, Social Sciences/AAOT, Social Sciences/AS, Social Sciences/AAS, Social Sciences/AGS, Social Sciences/ASOT-B.