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Active as of Summer Session 2022

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Honors U.S. History 1865 to Present

2. Course Prefix & Number:
HIST 1475

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

4. Course Description:

This course will survey the history of the American people since 1865.  Social, political, economic and cultural developments will be covered.  A multi-cultural perspective will be incorporated into the course; taking into account those Americans denied access to positions of political and economic power in the past. Analytical skills focusing on reading, writing and use of primary documents will be emphasized. This honors course will feature an expanded reading load, seminar-style class discussions, and in depth writing assignments. Courses in the Honors Program emphasize independent inquiry, informed discourse, and direct application within small, transformative, and seminar-style classes that embrace detailed examinations of the material and feature close working relationships with instructors. In addition, students learn to leverage course materials so that they can affect the world around them in positive ways.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Writing Honors College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

HIST 1475 - Honors U.S. History 1865 to Present

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites
One of the following: ACT English score 24, ACT Reading score 24, Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score 78, Accuplacer NextGen Reading score 250, High School GPA 3.0, Or permission from the instructor or Honors Coordinator

9. Co-requisite Courses:

HIST 1475 - Honors U.S. History 1865 to Present

There are no corequisites for this course.