Geography: United States History: North Metro University

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COURSE SYLLABUS

COURSE NAME: HIS 2111 United States History I 
COURSE CRN: 40770
CAMPUS/ROOM: Marietta, F1129
DAY/TIME: Tue/Thu 10:30-11:45am
CREDIT HOURS: 3
PREREQ: ASSET Reading score of 41 and Writing score of 43, or Compass Reading score of 79 and Writing score of 65.

INSTRUCTOR: Amy Ward
OFFICE: North Metro Campus: 305H
EMAIL: award@chattahoocheetech.edu
DO NOT email me through ANGEL. 
PHONE:  770-529-2363
OFFICE HOURS:
North Metro Campus: Mon/Wed 10:15am-1:15pm

Room: 305H 

 

Marietta Campus: Tue/Thu 9:15-10:15am

Room: F1137 1:15-2:15pm 

TEXTBOOK:
Henretta, James A., et. al, America's History, Sixth Ed., Volume One: To 1877, Bedford/St. Martin's Press, 2007. ISBN: 0312452853 OR
Henretta, James A., et. al, America's History, Seventh Ed., Volume One: To 1877, Bedford/St. Martin's Press, 2011. ISBN :0312630611

TOOLS/SUPPLIES NEEDED:
pen, paper, textbook, 4 scantron sheets


COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is a survey of U. S. History to 1865. The course focuses on the period from the Age of Discovery through the Civil War to include geographical, intellectual, political, economic and cultural development of the American people. Topics include: colonization and expansion; the Revolutionary Era; the New Nation; nationalism, sectionalism, and reform; the Era of Expansion; and crisis, & Civil War.

COMPETENCY AREAS:
Colonization and Expansion The Revolutionary Era
The New Nation Nationalism, Sectionalism and Reform
The Era of Expansion Crisis, Civil War and Reconstruction 
Georgia's Colonial Development Georgia statehood through the Civil War 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXPECTED STUDENT OUTCOMES:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

COURSE EVALUATION: (Include statement if a ā€œCā€ or better is required to move to next class)
All of the activities engaged in by the students and guided by the instructor will form the basis of evaluation. Normally, the following will be the format: 

Syllabus Quiz (1st week of classes) Up to 2 pts. earned - applied to 1st Textbook Quiz grade 
Pop Quizzes (2) - each worth 5% 10%
In Class Presentation 10%
Textbook Quiz #1 5%
Textbook Quiz #2 10%
Textbook Quiz #3 10%
Exam #1 15%
Exam #2 20%
Exam #3 20% 
 
Total: _____
 100%

CLASS SCHEDULE: (daily or weekly)
Week 1 First Day of Class - Jan 14
Jan 14/16 Introduction/Life in the Americas Before Columbus (Chapter 1)…