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HIST556 - U.S. Constitutional History

Course Details

Course Code: HIST556 Course ID: 3514 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines the origins, content, and judicial interpretations of the U.S. Constitution. The course involves study of the Supreme Court’s evolving decisions on such issues as States’ rights, civil rights, the Commerce Clause, Due Process in criminal and other proceedings, and protected freedoms (speech, religion, assembly, etc.) under the Constitution.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:America's Constitution
ISBN:9780812972726
Publication Info:Random House, Inc.
Author:Amar, Akhil
Unit Cost:$23.40
Book Title:The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution
ISBN:9780786886203
Author:Monk, Linda
Unit Cost:$20.39
Book Title:A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution
ISBN:9780156028721
Publication Info:Harcourt, October 2003
Author:Berkin, Carol
Unit Cost:$17.35
Book Title:46 Pages, Thomas Paine, Common Sense, and the Turning Point to Independence
ISBN:9780762418138
Author:Scott Liell
Unit Cost:$16.35

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.