Master Course Outline
HIST& 146
US History I


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Survey of the significant individuals and events that have shaped the growth and development of the United States. Particular attention will be given to the political, economic, religious, and cultural foundations of this development. This course covers the time period from the early Native American societies to the 1830s. Recommended: READ 088 or higher.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Apply research skills to find primary historical documents (print & digital media).
  • Analyze the development of the United States from the pre-colonial period to the 1830s, using historical methods.
  • Determine which events/movements/individuals were integral to the development of the United States from the pre-colonial period to the 1830s.
  • Analyze cause and effect relationships in past events and human interactions.
  • Recognize the effect of the past upon present decision-making.
  • Evaluate historical data.
  • Practice group interaction within projects.

  • Course Topics
  • Brief review of early Native American societies.
  • Overview of the Colonial period.
  • Demographic overview (highlighting changes) of the British Colonies and the United States (17th - 19th centuries).
  • Examination of significant domestic issues from the pre-colonial period to the 1830s.
  • Analysis of symbolic individuals/groups from the pre-colonial period to the 1830s.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HIST& 146
    Fall 2017
    5446
    Susan Vetter
    HIST& 146
    Fall 2016
    7620
    Jim Peitersen
    HIST& 146
    Fall 2016
    5446
    Susan Vetter
    HIST& 146
    Fall 2015
    7620
    Jim Peitersen
    HIST& 146
    Fall 2015
    9667
    Ricardo Chavez


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.