HIST 364

Utah

History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Major themes and events in the history of Utah, including the evolution of Latter-day Saint identity and culture, with particular emphasis upon thematic intersections between Utah's history and the history of the American West and the United States at large.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

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 Utah

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to explain and interpret major developments and historical terms in Utah history.

Title

Research Literature

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to interpret primary documents and use evidence from those documents to support historical assertions and interpretive generalizations. 

Title

Critical Evaluation

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to skillfully and honestly evaluate historical arguments in secondary sources.

Title

Integrate Matters of Faith

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to integrate matters of faith within discussions of major developments in Utah history involving the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.