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HSC 039
Pacific Northwest History


Credits: 1- 53
Clock Hours per Quarter: 350

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:350


Description
Geography, Native tribes and their cultures, explorers, pioneer settlement, government, economy and ecology of the Pacific Northwest states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho from earliest times to the present.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Analyze how individuals and movements have shaped Washington State history.
  • Analyze factors contributing to the development of the Pacific Northwest and describe its impact on the present.
  • Analyze the cause and effect relationships of past human events.
  • Identify regional trends and diagnose issues facing the people of the Pacific Northwest today.

  • Course Topics
  • Physical landscape.
  • Natural environment.
  • Geographic regions.
  • Native Americans.
  • Explorers by sea and land.
  • Fur traders.
  • Christian missionaries.
  • Oregon pioneers.
  • Oregon country.
  • Treaties and Indian wars.
  • From territory to statehood.
  • Economic growth.
  • 20th Century: 1900-1945.
  • Post World War II (1946-present).
  • Contemporary Northwest.
  • Environmental issues.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HSC 039
    Fall 2013
    1771
    Gary Benefiel
    HSC 039
    Spring 2013
    1771
    Gary Benefiel
    HSC 039
    Fall 2012
    1660
    Gary Benefiel
    HSC 039
    Spring 2012
    1243
    Gary Benefiel
    HSC 039
    Fall 2011
    1238
    Brian Gabbard


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
    X
     
     
    X
     
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.