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HIS 113B - The American Experience: American Diversity, Immigration, Ethnicity and Race

Required for Education majors.

Old Core: Fulfills Western History.
New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II.

Course Description: The U.S. is and always has been a nation of immigrants. This course studies American pluralism and diversity. It explores such topics as the push, pull, and means factors that have attracted and continue to attract millions of people to America; the interplay of race, ethnicity, class, and gender on the American political system, economy, and culture; the things that support or that oppose acceptance, assimilation, and socio-economic mobility of various ethnic and racial groups; and the aspirations, values, and experiences that unite Americans, as well as the social conflicts, prejudices, and fears of national fragmentation that arise in a heterogeneous nation.

Course Rotation: PLV: Fall,Spring

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial, Online Course

History Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge II, Exploratory Course, Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: