Jan 18, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HON 3491 - Native American History

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): ENG 1010 or equivalent with a grade of D or better, and any course with HIS prefix or that is crosslisted with HIS prefix, or permission of instructor

Description: This course begins with a brief survey of North American Native peoples prior to the arrival of European colonists. It next covers the period of colonial exchanges between Native Americans and the Spanish, French, and English. The course then focuses on the shared history between Native Americans and the United States. The curriculum will bring students through the 20th century and provide them an opportunity to consider the dense tangle between history and myth, as they study events like Cherokee removal, Little Big Horn, Wounded Knee, the rise of Native sovereignty, Indian gaming, and legal disputes over sacred lands.

Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: HIS or HON.

University Requirement(s): Multicultural

Cross Listed Course(s): HIS 3490

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