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Course Details

Course Code: HIST101 Course ID: 3038 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is a survey of United States history from the earliest European settlements in North America through the end of Reconstruction and emphasizes our nation's political, economic, and social development, the evolution of its institutions, and the causes and consequences of its principal wars.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO1: Examine the historical development of the United States since the colonial period including the major figures in American history and their significance.

CO2: Evaluate the major goals of the various presidential Administrations.

CO3: Analyze the internal and external forces that altered the nation from independence to 1877.

C04: Describe the major economic cycles and the causes of economic change, along with the key points in the evolution of American industry and society.

CO5: Develop your skills in analytical thinking and historical writing.

Discussions: Throughout the course, you will answer questions in the Discussions, respond to the postings of you classmates, and answer follow-up questions your instructor will post. Directions for the Discussions are located within the classroom and an in-depth explanation of the exact expectations are located in the “Discussion Guidelines” document in the Course Overview module, located in the Content section of the course space. Additionally, there is a debate and a role-play discussion. Students will be divided into two groups for the debate. For each of these Discussions, you will need to contribute an initial response to the debate, and then respond to three of your peers.

Written Assignments: For this course, there is a written Assignment Proposal and the Written Assignment. An in-depth explanation of the exact expectations are located in the Assignments section in Course Tools.

Written Assignment Follow-Up Questions: The grading of the written assignment will include a content related question. Post responses in the Discussion area reserved for that in Week 8.

Exams: There is an open book final exam, non-proctored, that will be available for you to complete during Week 8.

NameGrade %
Discussions 50.00 %
Week 1 Introductions 1.85 %
Week 1 History Myths Discussion 1.25 %
Week 2 Discussion of Readings 6.40 %
Week 2 Follow-up 1.60 %
Week 3 Debate - American Revolution 7.20 %
Week 4 Discussion of Readings 6.40 %
Week 4 Follow-up 1.60 %
Week 5 Discussion of Readings 6.40 %
Week 5 Follow-up 1.60 %
Week 6 Historical Role Play 7.20 %
Week 7 Discussion of Readings 6.40 %
Week 7 Follow-up 1.60 %
Week 8 Wrap-up Discussion 0.50 %
Assignments 20.00 %
Written Assignment 1 10.00 %
Written Assignment 2 10.00 %
Final Exam 25.00 %
Final Exam 25.00 %
Written Assignment Follow-Up 5.00 %
Written Assignment Follow-Up 5.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO1: Examine the historical development of the United States since the colonial period including the major figures in American history and their significance.

CO2: Evaluate the major goals of the various presidential Administrations.

CO3: Analyze the internal and external forces that altered the nation from independence to 1877.

C04: Describe the major economic cycles and the causes of economic change, along with the key points in the evolution of American industry and society.

CO5: Develop your skills in analytical thinking and historical writing.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 
Book Title:US History - e-book available online, link provided inside the classroom
ISBN:9781938168369
Author:OpenStax
Unit Cost:$49.03
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.