2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Dec 02, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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HS 423 - Disasters in American History

(3.00 cr.)

Examines American history through the lens of disasters. Disasters offer a unique perspective from which to examine social, political, and economic structures and institutions. Explores disasters at various points in U.S. history in an effort to understand how these calamities have affected events; how the impact and understanding of disasters have changed over time; and ultimately, to provide a window onto the changing nature of American society over the past 200 years.

Prerequisite: One HS 100-level course, one HS 300-level course.
Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: IES/IU



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