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HIS 113W - The American Experience: Wealth and American Culture

Not open to students who have taken HIS 111.
Old Core: Fulfills Western History. Satisfies 3 or 4 credits toward American Studies major.
New Core: Fulfills 3 or 4 credits in Area of Knowledge II.

Course Description: An analysis of the accumulation and utilization of legendary American fortunes, with emphasis upon post- Civil War industrial fortunes: Gilded Age lifestyles: impact of the World Wars and Great Depression of the twentieth century: dot.com fortunes of the late twentieth century: paths to wealth in the twenty-first century; philanthropy.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall, Spring, and Summer. PLV: Fall and Spring.


3.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours
3.000 OR 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study, Lecture, Nactel, Tutorial, Online Course

History Department

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

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate