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U.S. WOMEN'S HISTORY: LIVES AND VOICES (HIS-243254)

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Course Description:


This course seeks to hear the voices of women in U.S. history, and to construct narratives about their lives from the time of Europeans' first contact with the New World to the present. Topics include women's daily lives, their interactions with their families and other social institutions (e.g. government, religion, etc...), women's activism, and women's impact on sociopolitical structures in the United States, and in the world today.

Prerequisite: A general knowledge of United States history, acquired from a course in U.S. history, or other sources.

Important Note: this course was renamed effective the January 2010 term and was formerly offered as Women's and Family History. Students who have successfully completed 243254 should not enroll in this course.

For students enrolling in this course as of the January 2010 term:
This course fully meets the General Education requirement in American History.

For students enrolled in this course
prior to the January 2010 term:
This course partially met the General Education requirement in American History for all students, but fully met the General Education requirement in American History for students scoring 85 or above on the New York State Regents exam in United States History and Government.


Includes an audio component
This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.


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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: American History-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Spring 2. Summer. Fall 1. Fall 2.

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