HIST 357

The Indian in Latin American History

History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

History of Latin American Indians from preconquest days to the present; achievements, contributions, and problems.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Historical Knowledge of Mayas, Aztecs and Incas

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to explain and analyze the political, economic, social, religious, and cultural structures of the Mayas, Aztecs, and Incas, how they were transformed by the Spanish conquest, and how they developed in reaction to European colonialism.

Title

Critical Analysis

Learning Outcome

Students will analyze historical questions and place them in historiographical context.

Title

Analytical Writing

Learning Outcome

Students will gain experience in historical research and improve writing skills.

Title

Research Literature

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze and interpret primary source documents.