HIST 384

United States Women's History

History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Survey course of women's experience in American culture and society from the Puritans to the present.

When Taught

Fall

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 U.S. Women's History

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to explain and analyze the experiences of women in America from the colonial period to the present, the ways that ideas about gender have shaped American life, and significant issues and debates in U.S. Women's history. 

Title

Critical Interpretation

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Critical Analysis

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze and create historical questions and place them in a historiographical context.

Title

Application to Current Issues and Events

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to apply their understanding of American women's history to current issues and events.

Title

Research Literature

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze, interpret, and evaluate primary sources.

Title

Analytical Writing

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate proficiency in using historical methods of research and in integrating data into a coherent argument expressed through a clear, well-written style.