HST 320: Native American History & Culture

Class Program
Credits 3

This course studies Native American history and culture from the first appearance of people in North America to the present day The first section of the course will explore the origins of Native American people and the wide variety of societies that they created, from Mesoamerica to the Arctic Circle. The second section will trace European conquest and Native resistance over the three and a half centuries after 1492. The final section will examine post-conquest life and culture among Indian people.