HIST 170 American Civilizations

American Civilizations fulfills the American Institutions General Education requirement. This course offers learners an overview of American history from the colonial period to the present. Learners will gain an understanding of how major historical events, actors, and trends have impacted and shaped the United States over time. Instead of viewing U.S. history as a series of isolated occurrences, this course emphasizes how the combination of various places, circumstances, eras, and people create an overarching historical narrative, one that brings added depth and nuance to the American story.


3 credits




Fall, Winter, Spring