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HIS 1101 United States History I

Development of the people of the United States in political, social, economic, and cultural areas from pre-Columbian America through Reconstruction.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: History
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Describe and articulate diverse historical interpretations of major eras and topics.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand and apply basic historical concepts, methodologies, and approaches to the understanding of contemporary social, political, and economic issues and trends.
  • Articulate historical arguments in a variety of forms of communication.
  • Explain and evaluate the cause, effect and relevance of specific historical events and/or periods within the broader historical context. Develop an understanding of the diverse origins of the American people and their political, social, economic, and cultural interactions in the colonial and early national periods.
  • Apply critical thinking to analyze primary and secondary sources (i.e. historical analysis of text), scholarly historical monographs, biographies, and syntheses, and use them to construct well-organized, well-argued historical accounts.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3