Course Outline for AMH2020 - US HIST FROM 1865
Full Course Title: United States History from 1865 to Present (AA)
Course Description: A continuation of AMH2010, this course emphasizes the development of the United States into a world power and the internal, economic, social, political and cultural movements and forces. (*)
Credit Hours: 3 Clock Hours: Lecture Hours: 48
Lab Hours: Clinical Hours:
Funding Category: Advanced Professional (Transfer)
General Education Status: Yes
Gordon Rule: Yes
Pre-requisite Courses: None
Co-requisite Courses: None
Materials/equipment/Links required by student: None
Course Effective Term: Fall, 1999
Course Outline Creation Term: Fall, 2007
Course Outline Revision Term: Summer, 2013
Special Fees: None
Course Fee Revision Date:
Course Learning Outcomes:

Compare the evolution of the nation's political institutions and their response to changing circumstances, expectations, prominent figures and events.

Survey the growth of America's role in the world.

Relate the development of the American economy from agrarian beginnings to industrialization and beyond.

Determine the ways in which the American people have lived including cultural and social arrangements; the impact of socioeconomic change; and the interaction of groups divided by class, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, and region.

Participate in the intelligent discussion and examination of American History in order to form judgements and opinions applicable to the present and the future.

Methods of Assessment:
  • Objective Tests
  • Essay Tests
  • Research Report
  • Comprehensive Final Exam