HIS 235 History of the American West
(45 lecture hours, 3 credits)
Traces the history of the American West, from the Native American cultures and the frontier experiences of America’s earliest, eastern settlers, through the Trans-Mississippi West, across the great exploratory and wagon trails, and up to the present West, be it urban, ranching, reservation, resource management, or industrial. Emphasizes the north and central parts of the West.
(Replaces HIS 235 History of the American West Fall 2003-Fall 2010 including competencies and course description changes)
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