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Last approved: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:03:27 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS)
U.S. Women's History to 1865
U.S. Women's History to 1865
Fall 2017
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History of women in the Americas and in the United States from trans-Atlantic encounters through the Civil War. Includes a significant engagement in writing as a form of critical inquiry and scholarly expression to satisfy the WID requirement. Same as AMST 3352W/HIST 3352W.
.Learn to analyze competing interpretations in women’s history as well as the rhetorical
principles and stylistic conventions of the discipline
 Learn to make a logical argument in essay responses about secondary sources, writing
clearly through well-crafted, audience appropriate language;
 Learn to analyze cultural artifacts such as paintings, material objects, and buildings;
 Learn to identify and analyze the impact of diverse experiences and/or cultures in a
variety of American experiences
 Learn to use cultural comparison as a tool for understanding how cultural, social, or
economic contexts shape understandings and behaviors
 Learn to work collegially as thinkers and cultural critics, particularly class discussions
 Learn to apply critical, analytical, and evaluative thinking to their own writing, through
drafting, revising, and/or editing processes appropriate to the discipline in which they
are working
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CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 1
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 4
Gen Ed: Humanities
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
ESIA-Americas GCR (Pre2010)
SPHHS-Humanities Courses

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