United States Women's History

United States Women's History
Survey course of women's experience in American culture and society from the Puritans to the present.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining HIST 384
Course Outcomes

Historical Knowledge of U.S. Women's History

Students will be able to explain and analyze the experiences of women in America from the colonial period to the present, the ways that ideas about gender have shaped American life, and significant issues and debates in U.S. Women's history.

Critical Interpretation

Students will be able to interpret and debate the meanings and historical value of primary sources with their peers.

Critical Analysis

Students will be able to analyze and create historical questions and place them in a historiographical context.

Application to Current Issues and Events

Students will be able to apply their understanding of American women's history to current issues and events.

Analytical Writing

Students will demonstrate proficiency in using historical methods of research and in integrating data into a coherent argument expressed through a clear, well-written style.

Research Literature

Students will be able to analyze, interpret, and evaluate primary sources.