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United States History

Course Number: 205
Subject: Social Studies
Major/Program of Study: General Education
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (Social Studies credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

This course provides an understanding of the principles that helped shape modern America. The inter-relatedness of political, economic, and socio-cultural influences in the chronological study of history from Reconstruction to the present is emphasized. Students apply knowledge of the past within the context of the present and the future. Constructive assessments, book reports, critiques, and selected topical research are requirements for this course.