American History (AMH)
This is a survey of the social, political, economic, geographic, and cultural development of the American people through Reconstruction. Emphasis is placed on enabling students to understand and appreciate the United States' diverse cultural heritage. Meets General Education requirements and is a designated diversity-infused course.
A topical survey of America's historical development through the Civil War intended to stimulate the students' awareness of broad influences in cultural development, primarily economics, ideas, and world view. Requires basic knowledge of American history, and reading and writing skills appropriate to Honors students. Course meets General Education and College Level Communications Skills requirements.
Emphasizes the social, political, and economic factors instrumental in the rise of the United States to a position of world leadership. Enables students to better understand the problems of the present. Emphasis is placed on enabling students to understand and appreciate the United States' diverse cultural heritage. This course is a state-designated core course. This Diversity-Infused course meets General Education, College Level Communications Skills, and Civic Literacy requirements.
This course gives the student the opportunity to understand the relationship of theory to practice through participation in a service-learning experience. Students are required to complete 20 hours of volunteer work, a service-learning contract, and an oral and written reflection of the experience.