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American Cultures

10 Credits for 15 students. Coordinator: Susan Stebbins.

The classes in this FIG will examine developments and issues of American history and society from two perspectives, those of Native Americans and those of Euro-Americans (the descents of people who immigrated here from other parts of the world). Students will be expected to critically read historical documents, and write about their conclusions.

HIST 201 The United States to 1877 3 Cr. MWF 11-11:50am McIntyre, S.
Major developments and issues in American History to 1877. Satisfies General Education AH requirement.

COMP 101 Writing and Critical Thinking: 4 Cr. TuTh at 11-12:15pm Tiernan, T.
Encourages development of writing, critical thinking and the use of information resources. Addresses how language permits communication, shapes thought and changes through time. Satisfies General Education FW requirement.

ANTH 130 The Native Americans 3 cr. MW 2:00-3:15pm Stebbins, S.
A general survey of Native American cultures in North America which examines various aspects of societies both historically and in contemporary times. Satisfies General Education XC requirement.