HST 240 : Oregon History
Examines the rich and diverse history of Oregon including the significance of Oregon's frontier heritage and Oregon's role in American history from pre-European contact to the modern era. Explores economic, political, social, and cultural factors in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, class, and religion.
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 Oregon 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.