Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
PLNS-0006
Organization Course Number:
PLNS-0006
Organization:
Location:
Online
Length:
12 -- 15 weeks (121 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 American History
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to cover a broad survey of American history from 1865 through the New Millennium.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognize significant American historical events on a timeline
  • Recognize the role of industrialization on late nineteenth and early twentieth century U.S. society
  • Examine the social, political, and economic changes in late nineteenth century U.S
  • Explain the Age of Progressivism
  • Recognize the political, social, and economic issues of the 1970s
  • And explain the domestic changes and international challenges faced by the United States after the fall of communism in Europe
  • Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to distinguish the conquest and exploitation of the West
  • Describe the foreign policy of the T. Roosevelt presidency
  • Examine America's role in World War I and the cultural challenges of the 1920s and 1930s
  • Review the U.S. role in World War II and the beginnings of the Cold War
  • Compare the Reagan and G.H.W. Bush Administrations' role in American society

General Course Topics:

  • The West: exploiting an empire
  • Industrial society
  • Urban society and political realignments
  • Empire and the Progressive Era
  • From Roosevelt to Wilson in the Age of Progressivism
  • The nation at war
  • Modern America and Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • World War II and the Cold War
  • Affluence and anxiety in the 1960s
  • A crisis in confidence, 1969-1980
  • The Republican Resurgence, 1980-1992
  • The end of the American century
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Learner Presentations

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

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