Dec 08, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIS 326 - Women in American History

Credits: 3

Survey of the experiences of women in America from the seventeenth-century colonial settlements to the present, focusing on changes in the conceptions of womanhood and in the realities of women’s lives and work. Women’s participation in the social, economic, political, and cultural spheres will be studied in terms of the lives of ordinary women as well as of prominent individuals. Topics explored will include women’s domestic and wage work, marital patterns, the concept of sisterhood, the institutions of marriage and the family, legal rights, education, social and political movements.

Also Listed as: WS 326  
Note: Courses with a WS prefix cannot be used toward an area of concentration or a secondary certification area. Students wanting to use this course toward their certification area must enroll in the HIS section of this course.

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