The undergraduate History minor offers you the opportunity to investigate the modern world and understand the historical forces that formed the current cultural and geopolitical landscape.
Infuse your studies with a focus on the past, and indulge in your passion for history. The History minor guides you toward a deeper appreciation and understanding of the past, both as mirror of the contemporary world and as transmitter of important ideas and values. You will learn to utilize a variety of research skills and engage in an interdisciplinary study of a broad range of topics. Examples of topics include women, societal values, the family, ethnic and economic minorities, social policy, childhood and schools, the history of thought, social change, the arts, and political institutions and processes.
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Students will consider the achievements and limitations of Roosevelt’s New Deal in meeting the challenge of the worst economic crisis in American history: the economic forces that led to the Great Depression, the personality and leadership of President Roosevelt, the major programs and policies of his administration and the ongoing debates about the legacy of the New Deal and its relevance to our understanding of current economic crises.
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