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American History I (HIS-101)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

March 2022 - Present.

Subject Area:
History and Political Science

Number of Credits:

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: identify significant events that contributed to the development of the United States; discuss competing interpretations of major historic  events in American History; describe sources of historical change, and explain cause and effect relationships as they pertain to historical transformations; and explain major historical developments in American Society up to 1877.


American History I (HIS-101) is designed to help develop an understanding of early American History. This course will cover significant points in American History through 1877. The discussion will begin with the Columbian exchange, European colonization of the New World, trans-Atlantic slavery, the causes and consequences of the US War of Independence, the negotiation of the US constitution, industrialization, monetary policy in the early US, westward expansion, slave rebellions, the evolution of sectional conflict, and the US Civil War.

Credit recommendation:

In the associate/certificate degree category, 3 semester hours in American History (2/22).