HIS 209 History of the American Southwest

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: CCR 092 or ENG 090

Traces and analyzes the cultural and historical development of what is now the southwestern United States, a region defined most by its arid environment and the cultural and political interactions of Southwest Indians, Spanish conquerors, Mexican settlers, late-coming Yankees, artists and artisans, and modern Sunbelt migrants.