Course Description

HS 339 United States Immigration History
4 cr.
Offered: Contact department for information
Prerequisite: Completion of the foundation of communication requirement and completion of a 100-level or 200-level history course, or instructor permission.

Survey of U.S. immigration history examining the immigrant experience from first contact through the present. It will explore why people immigrate, modes of transportation, settlement patterns, development of ethnic institutions, and question how immigrants assimilate and simultaneously amalgamate the host society.