University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Mar 02, 2024  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 ARCHIVED CATALOG: LINKS AND CONTENT ARE OUT OF DATE. CHECK WITH YOUR ADVISOR.

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

CH 203 - American Experiences and Constitutional Change

(3 units) CO5, CO8
Identities, ideas, and institutions from pre-colonial to present, emphasizing civil rights, liberty, individualism, federalism, environmentalism, urbanization, industrialization, and cultural diversity. Satisfies the U.S. and Nevada constitution requirements.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  or (ENG 100I  and ENG 100L  and ENG 105L ) or ENG 113  or Corequisite(s): ENG 104 . Recommended Preparation: CH 201 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 2
Units of Discussion/Recitation: 1
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. express ideas clearly and persuasively, using relevant evidence to support their arguments.
2. analyze primary source texts with attention to content, historical and cultural context, and rhetorical techniques.
3. trace the sources and development of American intellectual traditions and cultural institutions, with attention to the diversity of experiences and voices that shaped the nation.
4. identify how significant artistic and cultural movements as well as scientific and technological developments influenced Americans’ changing sense of themselves and their society.
5. connect the beliefs, values, and actions of past generations of Americans to contemporary conditions in the United States.
6. Identify the historical origins, philosophical foundations, core principles, and evolution of the United States and Nevada Constitutions.


Click here for course scheduling information. | Check course textbook information



Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)