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    Utah State University
  Feb 22, 2018
2018-2019 General Catalog (Under Revision) 
2018-2019 General Catalog (Under Revision)
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ANTH 2018 - Native American History and Culture (BSS)

BSS Breadth Social Sciences
3 credits

Provides a broad overview of Native American history from pre-history to the present. First half of the course emphasizes an anthropological approach to the study of the origins and reality of historical and contemporary Native American peoples. Topics include early colonization of North America, diversity of aboriginal cultures, the great ancestral civilizations of Mesoamerica and South America, and Native America in the 20th and 21st centuries. Second half of the course examines the process and results of conquest and colonization, the United States government Indian policy, and the persistence of Native American culture and tribal identity throughout the modern era. Course employs discussion, lecture, independent reading and writing projects, participation in Native American cultural activities and Native American history in film.

Prerequisite/Restriction: Previous anthropology experience or coursework is suggested

Cross-listed as:  

Campus: USU Eastern only

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