Baton Rouge Community CollegeSPRING 2017 SYLLABUSThis syllabus has 3 parts.HISTORY 2013 - AMERICAN HISTORY COLONIAL TO 1865CRN 20508–M03–Mondays & Wednesdays 1:30–2:45 PMin LA 212Len Peyronnin ([email protected]) Phone  280-8294 (for emergencies only)All office hours and contact information are posted on our course Canvas site. Or, go to Part II, Section B, Paragraph 2 (onpage 7)3 LECTURE AND CREDIT HOURS, 0 LAB HOURSPart I: Course Description, Objectives, and Required TextA. Course Description:This course surveysUnited States history from colonial origins to 1865.B. Learning Outcomes:Upon successful completionof this course, the student will be able to:Demonstrate knowledge of important historical events and people from the colonial times to thenineteenth century periods of American history; andLocate and retrieve historical data relevant to the peoples, events, movements and institutions covered inthe course material; andLocate and retrieve historical data relevant to the peoples, events, movements and institutions covered inthe course material.C. (1) Required Text:America: A Narrative History. Volume 1. Brief 10th edition. Authors: David EmoryShi & George Brown Tindall. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2016. This book is available in the BRCCBookstore–if you purchase your book at the BRCC Bookstore, the online components of this book (listed onthe left of that screen) are free for you to use.(2) Required Materials:During the course of the term, you will need to bring the required text to class alongwith a notebook and writing utensils. You will need 1 scantron sheet (and a Number 2 pencil). You will needaccess to a computer with internet for Canvas, LoLA, and BRCC email. You will need access to a printer. Thisequipment is freely available in the Magnolia Library, and at computer labs across campus. StudentTechnology Services provides open computer labs in every campus building; computers in the labs areequipped with the necessary software and hardware to academically support both students and faculty. Avalid BRCC Student Identification Card may be required to use computer labs.D. General Education Learning Outcomes:This course supports the development of competency in thefollowing areas. Students will:2. Understand, analyze, and evaluate readings from a variety of texts and apply that learning to academic,personal, and professional contexts; and10. Demonstrate knowledge of American democracy, an awareness of the responsibilities of informedcitizenship in a diverse and pluralistic society, and a willingness to contribute through participation andservice.E. Assessment Measures:Instructors may use a variety of assessment measures to assess studentperformance. But, the following assessments will be used in all sections:Quizzes covering relevant factual information from all periods covered in the course will be administered bythe instructor.