HIST 136 * We aren't endorsed by this school

HIST 136 US History I

  • Average Course Rating (from 4 Students)

    1.8/5
    Overall Rating Breakdown
    • 4 Advice
    • 5
      0%
    • 4
      25%
    • 3
      0%
    • 2
      50%
    • 1
      25%
  • Course Difficulty Rating

    • Easy 0%

    • Medium 25%

    • Hard 75%

  • Top Course Tags

    Always Do the Reading

    Final Paper

    Lots of Writing

* We aren't endorsed by this school

US History I Questions & Answers

US History I Flashcards

US History I Advice

US History I Documents

Showing 1 to 4 of 4

Sort by:
{[$select.selected.label]}

US History I Questions & Answers


US History I Advice

Showing 1 to 3 of 4

View all
    • Profile picture
    Jul 11, 2017
    | Would not recommend.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    He was very rude to students and would say very vulgar comments

    Course highlights:

    Nothing that you didn't learn in high school

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Do not take it if you want an easy A

    • Winter 2016
    • Shaffer
    • Yes
    • Background Knowledge Expected Always Do the Reading Final Paper
    • Profile picture
    Dec 04, 2016
    | Probably wouldn’t recommend.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    Mr. Schaeffer is a very crude professor with a dark sense of humor. Students either tend to love him or hate him. He is especially biased against Running Start students so if you are one, definitely don't say so. He grades very harshly and the only reason you go into class is to listen to his lectures and get your questions answered. He tends to go on rambling tangents.

    Course highlights:

    I don't remember an extremely large amount of history from this class that I do from other classes. Expect to only use your textbook and read it at home, then sit in lecture for 2-3 hours.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Don't worry, Schaeffer's class is not impossible to pass. I think I passed myself with a C or B (which he considers "above average"). Just work hard and keep yourself motivated, manage your time well, and DON'T skip any of the assigned readings. You might be tested on it. Good luck.

    • Winter 2015
    • Schaeffer
    • Yes
    • Lots of Writing Always Do the Reading Final Paper
    • Profile picture
    Apr 02, 2016
    | Probably wouldn’t recommend.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    While the course material is certainly interesting, the dry style of both the reading material and the professor makes it difficult for students to adequately learn and remember material.

    Course highlights:

    Basically the best part was receiving a hard-won A on my second exam after tons of studying.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Take notes. Take TONS of notes. And do try to differentiate from when the professor is actually covering the class material and when he's giving background info you won't need to remember.

    • Winter 2016
    • Schaeffer
    • Yes
    • Always Do the Reading


Related Courses

Ask a homework question - tutors are online