HST 270 : History of Mexico

Surveys Mexican history from pre-Columbian to modern times. Focus on post contact history: the Spanish conquest, colonial Mexico, independence and its aftermath to contemporary times. Emphasizes social, political, and cultural developments and contributions by a diversity of Mexico's peoples.

Prerequisites

Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion students should be able to:

  • Articulate and interpret an understanding of key historical facts and events in the history of Mexico.
  • 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.

Additional Information

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.

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4

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