The American West (ARTHIST 152, ENGLISH 124, HISTORY 151, POLISCI 124A)

AMSTUD
124A
Instructors
Kennedy, D. (PI)
Fishkin, S. (PI)
Cain, B. (PI)
Mitchel, M. (TA)
Richardson, K. (TA)
Aldridge, A. (TA)
Nemerov, A. (PI)
Freyberg, D. (PI)
Section Number
1
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North America: its history, physical geography, climate, literature, art, film, institutions, politics, demography, economy, and continuing policy challenges. Students examine themes fundamental to understanding the region: time, space, water, peoples, and boom and bust cycles.
Undergraduate
Grading
Letter (ABCD/NP)
Requirements
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-AmerCul, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
Units
5
Course Tags
History and Institutions
Literature, Culture, and the Arts
Academic Year
Quarter
Spring
Section Days
Tuesday Thursday
Start Time
11:30 AM
End Time
1:00 PM