2300 American Studies 1

2300    American Studies 1

In the American Studies I course, spanning from Pre-Columbian America to 1939, students engage in an integrated process exploring the past, contemplating the present, and anticipating the future. Utilizing authentic inquiry methods, the course places a strong emphasis on questioning, analyzing primary and secondary sources, and conveying conclusions through written, verbal, and visual means. This junior-level course delves into America’s history, heritage, and evolving global role, with a deep integration of civics, geography, and economics. Through thematic and chronological sequences, students prepare for their role as participatory members of a democracy, engaging in various activities and assessments such as individual work, collaboration, lectures, presentations, and research.


1.0 Credit