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AMH 1091   AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY

credits: 3  

"G" Prerequisite: (ENC 0025 and REA 0017) or EAP 1695 or satisfactory score on the SPC placement test. This course examines the development of the black presence in America. The concern will be to study the economic, social and psychological factors that led to slavery, the practical consequences of slavery on black and white social groups, the events and individuals who contributed to the elimination of slavery, the struggle for citizenship and self-worth, the artistic contributions, the social justice movement of the 1970s, and the current social condition defining black experience in America. This course partially satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 47 contact hours.

AMH 2010   HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES I

credits: 3  

"G" Prerequisite: (ENC 0025 and REA 0017) or EAP 1695 or an appropriate score on the placement test. This course addresses history in the land that becomes the United States of America, beginning with the migration of the Western Hemisphere’s original inhabitants. It briefly surveys the pre-Columbian Native American cultures. It also examines the impacts of the European “discovery” and settlement of North America on various groups of Native Americans, on Europeans at home and in the colonies, and on Africans forced into slavery in the New World. The course emphasizes the political, economic, social, cultural and religious aspects of life in the English North American colonies through their evolution into the United States, from the country’s developmental years through the end of the Civil War. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit is only given for AMH 2010 or AMH 2010H or IDS 2103H. 47 contact hours.

AMH 2010H   HONORS HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES I

credits: 3  
"G" Prerequisite: Appropriate score on the CPT or acceptance into the Honors College or permission of the Dean. This advanced course addresses history in the land that becomes the United States of America, beginning with the migration of the Western Hemisphere’s original inhabitants. It examines the pre-Columbian Native American cultures. It also examines the impacts of the European “discovery” and settlement of North America on various groups of Native Americans, on Europeans at home and in the colonies, and on Africans forced into slavery in the New World. The course will emphasize the evaluation and synthesis of the political, economic, social, cultural and religious aspects of life in the English North American colonies through their evolution into the United States, from the country’s developmental years through the end of the Civil War. This course also analyzes methods of qualitative and quantitative research, cases studies, archival retrieval, and comparative approaches to the study of societies and emphasizes writing research-based papers, historiography and critical analysis. Independent research and interdisciplinary connections will also be encouraged for students to make connections to other related areas of humanities, philosophy and literature in the Honors Program. This advanced course will have a substantial writing assignment. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit will only be given for AMH 2010 or AMH 2010H or IDS 2103H. 47 contact hours.

AMH 2020   HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES II

credits: 3  

"G" Prerequisite: (ENC 0025 and REA 0017) or (EAP 1695) or an appropriate score on the placement test. This course covers the history of the United States from the post-Civil War period (1865) to the present. Emphasis is placed on the social, economic, political and diplomatic history. The course is designed to present history as a dynamic process, encouraging students to think historically and to encourage students to value history. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education requirements. Credit is only given for AMH 2020 or AMH 2020H or IDS 1102H. 47 contact hours.

AMH 2020H   HONORS HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES II

credits: 3  
"G" Prerequisite: Appropriate score on the CPT or acceptance into the Honors College or permission of the Dean. This advanced course covers the history of the United States from the post-Civil War period (1865) to the present. The course will present history as a dynamic process, and students will evaluate and synthesize the social, economic, political, and diplomatic history of the post-Civil War period. This course also analyzes methods of qualitative and quantitative research, case studies, archival retrieval, and comparative approaches to the study of societies and emphasizes writing research-based papers, historiography and critical analysis. Independent research and interdisciplinary connections will also be encouraged for students to make connections to other related areas of humanities, philosophy and literature in the Honors Program. This course will have a substantial writing requirement. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit is only given for AMH 2020 or AMH 2020H or IDS 1102H. 47 contact hours.

AMH 2070   FLORIDA HISTORY

credits: 3  
This course outlines chronologically the economic, social, geographic, and political background of Florida from the time of discovery through settlement, colonization and statehood. Florida's role in the Civil War and Reconstruction Period is reviewed, and the state's agricultural development into the 20th century is described. Current issues including the impact of urbanization, tourism, and industrialization are emphasized. 47 contact hours.

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