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2012-2013 Course Catalog

HIST 501 Fundamentals of American History I

3 hours


An intensive study of the origins and the development of what is now the United States from 1450 to 1865/1877. Learning with the primary documents and historical scholarship is emphasized. The course is designed to develop knowledge needed for successful teaching of U.S. history in the schools and emphasizes the National History Standards.

Prerequisite(s): Baccalaureate degree and teaching experience, or permission of the instructor.