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HIS 106 Mexican-American History
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: Cultural (Ethnic/Race/Gender) Awareness   Historical Awareness   Intensive Writing/Critical Inquiry   Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
Cross-Listed: None


Description: Examination of the origins and development of Mexican-American peoples and their contributions to the cultural, social, economic and historical development of the United States. Emphasis on social, economic and political trends from the Mexican American War to the present.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: ENG102

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Compare and contrast the world views of the indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica with those of the Spanish conquistadors.
2. (Comprehension Level) Identify the events of the past associated with the development of distinctively unique Mexican-American communities.
3. (Comprehension Level) Describe and discuss the events leading up to the Mexican American War and the impact of the war on those of Mexican descent living in the American Southwest.
4. (Synthesis Level) Discuss the economic, social, cultural and political contributions of Mexican-American women to the development, preservation and expansion of Mexican-American families and societies and to the development of the Southwest and the United States as a whole.
5. (Analysis Level) Analyze the economic, social and political contributions of Mexican-Americans to the development of the Southwest and the United States as a whole.
6. (Analysis Level) Analyze current issues impacting Mexican-Americans and examine the strategies utilized in their on-going quest to achieve cultural, religious, socioeconomic and political freedom in the United States today.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None