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Section Title
Boston History
Type
Lecture
Days
W, M
Time
6:00PM to 9:30PM
Dates
May 22, 2019 to Jun 26, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
35.0
Location
  • Medford/Somerville Campus
Instruction Method
On Campus  
Course Fee(s)
Credit or Non-Credit: High School Students credit (3 units) $2,970.00 or $450.00 deposit Click here to get more information
Credit: Graduate Level - Arts and Sciences credit (3 units) $5,130.00 or $450.00 deposit
Credit: Undergraduate Level credit (3 units) $2,970.00 or $450.00 deposit
Non-Credit: Auditor credit (3 units) $1,300.00
Available for Credit
3 credit(s)
Section Notes

Surveys the history of Boston from the colonial era to the recent past. Examines the legacy of Puritanism, the city’s role in the Revolutionary War, the experience of diverse immigrant groups, reform movements, race relations, urban planning (e.g. the Emerald Necklace, the filling of the Back Bay, and the Big Dig), and politics. The course will include at least two walking tours of the city in lieu of class meetings.

 

Section Title
Sports in American History
Type
Lecture
Days
W, M
Time
6:00PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jul 03, 2019 to Aug 07, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
38.5
Location
  • Medford/Somerville Campus
Instruction Method
On Campus  
Course Fee(s)
Credit or Non-Credit: High School Students credit (3 units) $2,970.00 or $450.00 deposit Click here to get more information
Credit: Graduate Level - Arts and Sciences credit (3 units) $5,130.00 or $450.00 deposit
Credit: Undergraduate Level credit (3 units) $2,970.00 or $450.00 deposit
Non-Credit: Auditor credit (3 units) $1,300.00
Available for Credit
3 credit(s)
Section Notes
Surveys the development of recreational and organized sports activities in the United States from the colonial period to the recent past.  Students will examine the emergence of organized professional and amateur sports from 1850 onward in the context of industrialization, urbanization, and immigration. They will analyze the relationship of sport to American politics, the Civil Rights movement, economics, and labor history, and they will also study early and continuing struggles for racial justice and gender equity. 
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