Course Syllabus:Instructor: Dr. Amy NewhouseOffice: NAHistory 1302 SyllabusUnited States Since 1877HIST 1301 Spring 2021Student Success Hours (Office Hours): Webex Hrs - M (1-4pm), T (2-4pm)Contact: [email protected]Office phone: 832-745-5015 – NA this semesterCourse: HIST 1301-5018/5019/5020/5053Term: 3 hrs. Spring 2021Class Location: OnlineTime and location: Due dates on M/WGetting Ready:Prerequisites: ENGL 0305/ 0316 and ENGL 0307/0326, or higher level course ENGL 1301/ placement by testingRequired Material: • Eric Foner, Give Me Liberty, 6thedition • (Bundle with Voices of Freedomdocument set; ISBN 9780393649680), Volume 2, 6thedition• Rothstein, Richard, The Color of Law, ISBN 978-1631492853• Access to D2LCourse overview:Catalog Description:This course is a survey of U.S. History from Pre-Contact Societies through Reconstruction. Themes to be developed include westward expansion and globalization, slavery, Native Americans, and religious and social changes. An additional purpose of this course is to introduce students to the skills and practices of history.Student Learning Outcomes:Create an argument through the use of historical evidence.Analyze and interpret primary and secondary sources.Analyze the effects of historical, social, political, economic, cultural, and global forces on this period of United States history.Revised 06/24/19
Core Curriculum Statement:This is a class in the Core Curriculum as administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). This course is designed to provide instruction in the following Core Objectives:Critical Thinking Skills (CT) – creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information.Communication Skills (COM) – effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and visual communication.Social Responsibility (SR) – intercultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national and global communities.Personal Responsibility (PR) – ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.Department/Division Contact:Matthew Turner, Interim Dean, @ [email protected]Reading/Class Comprehension Quizzes12%Throughout the courseSpecial Quizzes10%Throughout the courseIntroduction Assignment5%Jan 25 @ 7:59 pmWW1 Project Part 1WW1 Project Part 2WW1 Project Part 3WW1 Project Part 411%Feb 22 @ 7:59 pmFeb 24 @ 7:59 pmMar 1 @ 7:59 pmApr 7 @ 7:59 pmTest 1 11%Mar 8 @9am-7:50PmTest 212%Apr 5 @ 9am-7:50PmThe Color of LawReflective Essay13%Apr 21 @ 7:59 pmGlobalization Mini-Project &Discussion6%Apr 28 @ 7:59 pmApr 28 - Mar 3@ 7:59 pmFinal20%May 10 @ 9am-7:50PmTotal100%***All dates/times CDT***Instructor Guidelines and RulesStudents are responsible for knowing and following the guidelines below.