2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 101 - U.S. History to 1877

Credits: 3
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A survey of United States political, social, economic, diplomatic, and cultural development from colonial times to 1877. Satisfies the United States Constitution requirement. HIST 101 - U.S. History to 1877 and HIST 102 - U.S. History Since 1877 need not be taken in sequence; either class may be taken alone.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain key historical concepts in American history to 1877 through descriptive, summative, and analytical forms of writing.
  2. Integrate primary and secondary source materials into research and other coursework related to US history, culture, and social life to 1877 through historical methods.
  3. Draw connections across time and between historical concepts to produce sound historical conclusions in U.S. history from the pre-colonial era to 1877.
  4. Apply constitutional principles that underlay the U.S. Constitution while engaged in historical analysis of key events in U.S. history from the early national era to the present.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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