May 23, 2024  
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HIST& 214 - Pacific Northwest History

5 credits

Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 095  or placement in ENGL& 101 , or instructor permission.

This course offers a survey of the history of the Pacific Northwest, with special emphasis on Washington State, from the earliest times through exploration, settlement, and the modern era. Topics of enquiry will include Native Americans and contact with Europeans, the growth of the Northwest in relation to national developments, the role and usage of the environment, politics, as well as the many reform and social movements that challenged and expanded civil and social participation of groups and individuals in the Pacific Northwest.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies social science distribution area A requirement or specified elective for the AA degree

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate the ability to gather, contextualize, and present multiple views of historical data.
  • Demonstrate ability in using basic historical methods such as the understanding of primary sources and the appropriate use of other scholars’ work.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of history as a tool toward active citizenship and successful participation in a diverse society.

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