United States History

United States History

Regular price $135.00

(À la carte: $675 tuition - $135 tuition deposit = $540 balance)

Mtg. Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays (only)  

Mtg. Time (Pacific Standard): 12:00 - 12:50pm - Kevin Smith

Course Description: 

This course is designed to provide the student with a comprehensive sweep of US History, appreciating its Judeo-Christian foundation. The weekly rhythm includes assigned readings accompanied by Socratic discussion. Students will hone their critical thinking and presentation skills through various assignments, both written and oral.

Course Objectives:

The student will be able to:

  1. Chart 25 events/figures from US history.
  2. Recite the Preamble to the Declaration of Independence.
  3. Examine theological concepts in their course readings.
  4. Write an encomium/vituperation on a figure from US history.
  5. Develop a persuasive paper, integrating multiple texts.

    Credits: 1 (Elective)

    Required Materials:

    Any modern English translation (not a paraphrase) of the Bible

    American History, Vol. 1: 1492-1877, Kidd, Thomas S.

    American History, Vol. 2: 1877-Present, Kidd, Thomas S.