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HIS 367 - History and Geography of New York

Prerequisite: 3 credits in History or equivalent Learning Community/Interdisciplinary or topics course. Satisfies 3 credits toward NYC Studies Concentration/Minor. Required for education majors.

Course Description: This course deals with the history and geography of the Empire State. Topics will include: topography, waterways, natural resources, geography and the economy of New York, Native Peoples, colonial settlement patterns, New York in the American Revolution, New York as the nation's first capital, 19th century transportation innovations: canals, steamboats, railroads; industrialization, 20th century New York: suburbanization, urban decay and renewal, the post-industrial age, environmental challenges, New York State government.

Course Rotation:: NYC: Spring; PLV: Spring and Fall

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

History Department

Course Attributes:
Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: