HIST 338 History of Baltimore

3 credits

Introduces students to the history of Baltimore from colonial times through the present. Examines changes in politics and the economy, in the physical environment, and in the lives of ordinary Baltimoreans. Considers the methods and tools of historians and the ways in which Baltimore's history reflects both national trends and its own particular mix of North and South, race, ethnicity, and class. Features lecture, discussion, readings, short written assignments, tours, and a choice of paper or service project.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 152 or equivalent