HIST 363

The Spanish Frontier in North America

History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Spanish exploration, occupation, and institutions of northern Mexico, the American southwest, and Florida, 1521-1821; Mexican period to 1848.

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 Spanish and Mexican Frontier

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to explain and analyze the major political, economic, social, and religious developments in the history of the Spanish and Mexican northern frontier in North America between approximately 1492 and 2011

Title

Research Literature

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze and interpret primary source documents

Title

Critical Interpretation

Learning Outcome

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