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American Indian Ethnohistory

A combined course of ANT215: INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA and HIS208: AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY

A New LEARNING COMMUNITY COURSE

Offered Spring Semesters Starting 2014

(6 Credit Hours)

This course combines ANT215:  INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA and HIS208:  AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY which studies North American Indians from their origins, through their development of geographic cultural areas, their interactions with Euroamericans to contemporary times. 

The approach of ETHNOHISTORY is the interdisciplinary investigation of the experiences of Native Americans by exploring, not only the historical and anthropological perspectives about Native peoples, but by analyzing the social, cultural, political, legal and economic aspects of Indian America, as well as from the perspectives of Native peoples themselves about their own experiences.

This is a HYBRID  course which combines  3-credit hours online and one 3-credit hour session per week. 

This course is a CO-REQUISITE course.  Students MUST enroll in both ANT215 and HIS208 SIMULTANEOUSLY when registering.

AMERICAN INDIAN ETHNOHISTORY AS A LEARNING COMMUNITY

In this LEARNING COMMUNITY students will learn the interdisciplinary approach to American Indian experiences.  In a unique, learner-centered setting and guided by the diverse expertise of two Instructors, students will have the opportunity to learn about Native peoples and their worlds’ by using multiple disciplinary approaches. This will allow students the opportunity to expand their knowledge while offering them the benefit of integrating their own academic experience and goals into their course work.  By approaching course content from a multitude of perspectives and approaches, students will gain a more diverse and deeper understanding of Native America as well as of their own world.

REQUIREMENT FULFILLMENTS

Both  ANT215 and HIS208 fulfill the requirements for:

  • Associate of Arts,  Anthropology

Either ANT215 or HIS208 fulfill the requirements for:

  • Associate of Arts, History
  • Associate of Arts, General Studies
  • History and Social Science Requirements for other Degree Programs

Please consult with Academic Advising for more detailed information on  how this course may fulfill the requirements for your degree program.    

Both ANT215 and HIS208  are  GUARANTEE TRANSFER courses within the State of Colorado Higher Education system.