Aug 20, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook

HIST1010

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HIST 1010 - American History I


Academic Division:

Liberal Arts


Academic Discipline:

History


Assistant Dean: Steve Haynes PhD
3 Credit(s)
This American Studies course is an introductory survey course covering the development of American politics, law, religion, philosophy, art and literature from 1600 to 1877. The goal of the course is to help students understand the cultural development of the United States especially in relation to its religion, art, philosophy, law, and political system. (TAG# OHS043 or if combined with HIST1030 OHS010. This course also meets the requirements for the OTM Arts and Humanities - TMAH) UG OHS010OHS043
3 Lecture Hour(s);
College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcome Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written  
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Understand and articulate diverse historical interpretations

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

2. Demonstrate the ability to understand and apply historical concepts, methodologies and approaches

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

3. Explain the impact of European exploration on America.

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

4. Explain the influence of English culture on the colonies.

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

5. Explain the influence of religion and philosophy on the colonies.

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

6. Explain the philosophical foundation of the Revolution and the Republic

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

7. Explain the essential elements of the U.S. Constitution

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

8. Explain the development of American art, literature, and religion in the 19th century

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

9. Explain the influence of Manifest Destiny and the Monroe Doctrine on American growth

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

10. Explain the impact of Unitarianism, transcendentalism, and abolitionism on the Civil War

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester
11. Outline the events of the Civil War Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

12. Explain the cultural and political influence of the Civil War on American life

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

13. Apply critical thinking to analyze primary and secondary sources

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

14. Explain the cause, effect, and relevance of specific historical events and/or periods within the broader historical, cultural, literary, and philosophical context

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

15. Articulate historical arguments in a variety of communication methods

Papers, quizzes, participation- During the Semester

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 


TEXTBOOK INFORMATION
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