2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HONR 230 - American Public History in Culture & Memory

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): Cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

The course examines multiple ways in which the public interacts with history in contemporary American culture, including: monuments, museums, reenactments, politics, national parks, film, television, art and literature, and “living history” sites. Students will analyze how public history is consciously constructed and the ways in which the general public consumes and interacts with history.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course: GE-4 American History

  1. Knowledge of a basic narrative of modern American history: political, economic, social and cultural taking into account the issues of unity and diversity in American society.
  2. Knowledge of the common institutions in American history and how they have affected different groups and the collective.
  3. Knowledge of the United States evolving relationship with the rest of the world