|US Industrial Age 1870-1945|
|US IND AGE|
|CLASS CODE:||HIST 376||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||LANGUAGE & LETTERS|
|DEPARTMENT:||HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Investigation of the rise of modern political, social, and economic sructures and values in America from 1877-1918.|
|TAUGHT:||Fall 2004, Summer 2005|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Topics include the rise of big business, populism, progressivism, and WWI.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||Understand basic facts and general themes in American History 1877-1920.
Practice effective research and writing skills.
Read and understand prominent historical literature of the time period.
Build testimonies of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Practice multi-media and oral presentation skills useful in the classroom.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Students will be required to read 1,000+ evaluated pages, write a 10 page paper, give an oral presentation using Power Point, and know the basic work of 25 significant scholars in the field.|
|PREREQUISITES:||No prerequisites, but students are encouraged to have AmHer 170, Hist 201-202 and Hist 300. All students in 300 level courses will be expected to know how to research, write and document a basic historical essay.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|