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Course Details

Course Code: HIST402 Course ID: 3064 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course explores North American history from the dawn of the British colonization of North America to the end of the French and Indian War in 1763, which sparked subsequent British Colonial Policy and thus set into motion the events leading to American Revolution in 1775. (Prerequisites: HIST300/HS334 for History and Military History majors only)

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

Current Syllabi

After successfully completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyze Colonial American societies
  • Examine basic traits of individuals and leaders involved in shaping the Era
  • Discuss the participation and achievements of English Colonists, Native Americans, African Americans, and Women during the Era
  • Evaluate significant themes and traditions - political, economic, social, and military - of British colonization in the pre-1763 Colonial America Era
  • Research important events that helped shape the Colonial Era

There are several types of assignments to complete for this course. In the lesson section of the class, under the tab Assignment, are detailed expectations for each assignment. Here, in the syllabus, I am providing a brief description of each assignment and the grading in general terms. Please see the Classroom Lessons and Assignments for details on each evaluation.

Discussions: See instructions in the Discussions.
Forums 1 & 8 will be introductory and conclusion Discussions to ascertain what students have learned. For Weeks 2-7 Discussions, students will be discussing Colonial American societies.

Research/ Written Assignments: See instructions under Assignments.
There will be 4 research assignments due. You will have to complete 4 short 2 page essays on various topics.

Weighting of Assignments:
Every assignment is worth 100 points, though they are weighted differently. Your overall grade for this course will be determined in the following fashion:

After successfully completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyze Colonial American societies
  • Examine basic traits of individuals and leaders involved in shaping the Era
  • Discuss the participation and achievements of English Colonists, Native Americans, African Americans, and Women during the Era
  • Evaluate significant themes and traditions - political, economic, social, and military - of British colonization in the pre-1763 Colonial America Era
  • Research important events that helped shape the Colonial Era

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.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.