History American Immigration and Ethnicity

HIS-104 : History American Immigration and Ethnicity

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Social Sciences
Subject:
Social Sciences
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course surveys the history of American immigration both forced and voluntary from colonial times to the present. Emphasis is placed on understanding how America changes immigrants and how immigrants have changed America. The course explores the formation of identity and values by different ethnic groups over time and the resultant tensions created within the common bonds of community.