Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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HST 201 - U.S. History through Reconstruction

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): BT 113  or WR 115  or designated placement.

Course Description: Surveys American history from early Indigenous societies through Reconstruction after the Civil War. Presents a detailed coverage of influences - political, social, ethnic, racial, colonial, religious, cultural, technical, and geographical - that have affected the history of the United States.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Identify and explain the events and people influencing political and social change as well as contributions in culture and religious movements among the various groups within the United States.
  • CLO#2: Identify and analyze settler colonialism, racial, governmental and class structures and their impacts. (ILO: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Global Consciousness)
  • CLO#3: Discuss and evaluate diverse human values, and recognize historical motives and actions affecting the present and identify opportunities for the future.
  • CLO#4: Trace the historical roots of current institutions, attitudes, race relations and inequalities, political activism, and Constitutional ramifications.

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