HIST256 Religion in American History (Same as RELS 256)


General Education Category and Learning Outcomes
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Understanding the Past

-Critically analyze the cultural, economic, geographical, and political processes that influenced historical events.

-Examine the relationship between individuals and past events, their interactions, and the repercussions of these interactions.

-Understand and explain the significance and influence of the past and its connection to current political, scientific, and cultural forces.


Understanding U.S. Society

-Analyze aspects of U.S. society.

-Analyze the communicative, political, social, economic, or cultural systems in the U.S.

-Explore the diverse communities—racial, ethnic, class, gender, religious, and sexual—that define cultural and political life in the United States.

-Critically examine the tensions among various groups within U.S. society.


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