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HIST 310 History of the United States

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU (Previously HIST 312); UC (History 310 & 320 combined: Maximum transfer credit is one course. )

CID: C-ID HIST 130 (effective Fall 2019)

This is a survey course on the establishment and development of the United States from its colonial beginnings to the end of Reconstruction in 1877. Particular emphasis will be placed upon the political, economic, social, and cultural developments of the United States during the designated time period. The course will cover the ideological influences that were instrumental in shaping the Constitution and other related government structures. Additionally, the course will address the institution of slavery and how the divisive issue dismembered the nation and further complicated the process of Reconstruction.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1 Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the key events, individuals, and themes that have shaped United States history, to 1877.