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

Requirements: 
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-AmerCul, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
152
Subject: 
ARTHIST

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.

Course ID: 
215 016
Grading: 
Letter (ABCD/NP)