History Department offers Caribbean course

caribbean-map-800pxMetropolitan State’s History Department introduces a new course starting fall 2015. HIST 380: History of the Caribbean Region explores the changing faces of some of the United States’ closest neighbors, including Mexico and the countries of Central America and the Caribbean.

Topics include early American Indian societies, Columbus’ discovery and its immediate aftermath, comparisons of the varied colonial experiences and each society’s place in the modern world. Economics, social life, values and popular culture are all part of the mix of each country’s history and contemporary identities. This course is instructed by Anne R. Winkler-Morey, community faculty member.

HIST 380 meets MN Transfer Curriculum Goal (GELS): Hist/Soc/Behav Sci Goal(05), Global Perspective Goal(08)