HIST 282: Introduction to American History II

Credits 3 Class Hours3 lecture

This course provides an introduction to American history after the Civil War. Students will examine major events, trends, and themes in the American past from multiple perspectives and will produce a piece of original research on modern American history.


Qualified for ENG 100.

Semester Offered Fall (every odd year), Spring (every odd year)
Diversification: Humanities — DH
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Identify important individuals and events in American history since the Civil War.
  2. Describe, analyze, and interpret major themes in American history since the Civil War.
  3. Analyze primary source documents.
  4. Conduct original research using both primary and secondary sources.