NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Dec 14, 2019  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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HIST 2290 - History of North American Indians

This course covers Native American history from European arrival through the 20th century.  The course considers Indian political, social, legal and economic continuity and change.  It also considers ways in which Indian people have experienced and responded to times of dramatic change.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

General Education Requirement: Global Diversity
Comments: This course does not meet UW’s Human Culture requirement unless transferred as part of an Associate degree. This course meets A&S Core Diversity in the US requirement.

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of HIST 2290 History of North American Indians, the student will:

  1. Explain the impact of European arrival on the American continent and the impact of Native American culture and traditions on arriving Europeans.
  2. Identify the key events, treaties and legal decisions of the 19th century that set the foundation for Indian reservations and mainstream policies.
  3. Discuss the meaning and implications of Indian self-determination and sovereignty.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of racial stereotyping.
  5. Discuss the sovereignty issues facing Native Americans in the late 20th and early 21st centuries.

Program Outcomes
Upon completion of HIST 2290 History of North American Indians, the student will:

PO#1 Acquire basic factual historical knowledge

PO#2 Reconstruct accurate historical sequences

PO#3 Analyze basic historical phenomena

PO#4 Evaluate various historical perspectives

PO#5 Critique historical perspectives

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