HTY 477: The American Worker
Instructor: Professor Beth McKillen
Days/Times: Tuesday, Thursday 12:30-1:45
Course Number: 87328
Location: Stevens Hall 375
Description: Examines changes in the world of work during successive phases of capitalist development since the Revolutionary War. Focus on skilled and unskilled labor; the evolving factory system; public policies and effects of technological change; ethnicity, race, and gender on worker responses. Assesses contemporary workplace issues from an historical perspective.
Prerequisites: Three credits in History or instructor permission.
General Education Requirements: Satisfies the Western Cultural Tradition, Cultural Diversity, and International Perspectives requirements.