HTY 365: The American Immigrant Experience

Instructor: Anne Knowles

Days/Time: T Th 11:00-12:15

Course Number: 67364

Location: Stevens Hall 365

Course Description: Writing Intensive course that examines the many kinds of immigrant experiences in the American colonies and the United States from 1600 to the present day, drawing on first-person accounts and historians’ interpretations.  Considers the influence of age, sex, legal status, race, religion, occupation, and class, as well as whether immigrants came voluntarily, as free persons, or by force, as slave labor.

General Education Requirements: This course satisfies the Population & the Environment and the Writing Intensive requirements.

Prerequisites: Three credits in history or instructor permission.