Native American History

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Course Description: 
This course offers an overview of Native-American history, culture, and politics from the origins of native nations in North America through the 20th century.The course also places an ongoing emphasis on the history of Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest. Satisfies social science distribution area A requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.
Course Prerequisites: 
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 95 or placement in ENGL& 101; or instructor permission.
Course Outcomes: 
  • Disciplinary Learning: Knowledge of content in prerequisite or transfer courses, as well as preparation for a career.
  • Literacy Skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and quantifying, as well as awareness and appreciation of learning styles and lifelong learning options.
  • Critical Thinking Competency in analysis, synthesis, problem solving, decision making, creative exploration, and formulating an aesthetic response.
  • Social and Personal Responsibility Awareness of and responsiveness to diversity and commonality among cultures, multiplicity of perspectives, ethical behaviors, and health and wellness issues.
  • Using Resources Skills in accessing and evaluating information resources including campus resources, awareness of the role of information resources in making sound decisions, and command of the skills required to use appropriate technologies effectively.