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2012-2013 Official General Catalog 
2012-2013 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HIS 183 - Women’s History

The “other” history:  that of women from prehistory to the modern era.  Review of philosophical, religious, social, and political attitudes about and practices toward women.  Women’s lives, achievements, and roles in Western and other civilizations.  Emphasis is on the United States.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Identify the various women’s cultures in America and describe how they have changed over time.
2.  Show an understanding of the influence in Western traditions, practices, and laws dealing with women upon developments in American women’s history.
3.  Demonstrate, through research, class discussion, and class presentations, a familiarity with research methods regarding historical records.
4.  Complete at least one project demonstrating in-depth knowledge of one aspect of American women’s history.