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HIST 302  Colonial Invasions, Colonial Lives  Units: 6.00  
This course will focus on learning to interpret primary and secondary sources, conduct historical analysis, discern a thesis and methodology, and write analytical short essays. Course examines the impacts of invasion and colonialism on the lives of colonial Latin American subjects.
Learning Hours: 240 (36 Lecture, 36 Seminar, 168 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in a HIST Major or Joint Honours Plan. Exclusion HIST 285/3.0.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Recognize key events from colonial Latin American history.
  2. Analyze, appraise, and evaluate document construction and narrative.
  3. Produce their own historical analysis of documents and develop the ability to think critically and historically when discussing the past.
  4. Write short (3 page) papers using critical analysis, that asks a significant historical question, answers it with a clear thesis and a logical argument, and supports it with both primary and secondary sources.
  5. Write one longer 8-page paper that utilizes skills learning outcomes 1-4 to determine how much they have learned over the term.