Hist 50_1: Historical Process - Politics, Media, and Race
Time: M/W 10:30 to 11:45 am
Location: DMH 359
This course will improve your reasoning and writing skills, while it is designed to strengthen your analytical skills. Material dealing with California's multicultural past and present will help us to recognize components of arguments, use inductive and deductive reasoning, and be able to detect historian fallacies.
Lecture, in-class discussions and exercises will largely be based on assigned readings along with videos, primary documents, and newspaper materials. Lectures and discussions are meant to facilitate the material, you as student, however, have the responsibility to finish the assigned readings and exercises before class.