HIST 378

History of American Families

History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

History of American families from colonial period to the present.

When Taught

Fall Even Years

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 American Families

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to explain and analyze the major intellectual, economic, religious, social, cultural, and political developments affecting changes in American families of various races, classes, and regions from 1607 to the present.

Title

Critical Analysis

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze an important historical question in the history of American families

Title

Research Methods

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to isolate the theses and supporting arguments of secondary sources on the history of American families.

Title

Effective Communication

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to research, analyze, and integrate primary and secondary sources into a coherent and well-written argument.