2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook
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HIST 100 - Historical Issues and Contemporary Society


Credits: 4
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Description
Designed to create, particularly for the non-major, an awareness of the ideas, individuals, and social forces that have shaped history. Sources include art, biography, drama, fiction, and film. (Satisfies the United States and Nevada Constitutions Requirement for 4 credits.)

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain key historical concepts across the span of American history 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 through historical methods.
  3. Draw connections across time and between historical concepts to produce sound historical conclusions in U.S. history.
  4. Apply constitutional principles while engaged in historical analysis of key events in U.S. history from the early national period to the present day.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade



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