HIST 358

Gender and History in Latin America

History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

How gender roles have been defined legally, socially, and culturally in Latin America from the colonial period to the present, emphasizing the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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 Gender Issues in Latin America

Learning Outcome

To understand how gender relations and gender roles developed in Latin America from colonial times to the present.

Title

Effective Writing

Learning Outcome

To write a well written, organized, and developed term paper using the critical thinking and writing skills of a historian.

Title

Effective Communication

Learning Outcome

To be able to discuss and explain those developments through the written and spoken word with clarity, persuasiveness, and proper use of evidence.

Title

Research Literature

Learning Outcome

To be able to read primary sources and discuss their utility in constructing historical arguments.