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 Course Title:   HS21+ ABE US History and Government

 Title Abbreviation:   HS21+ ABE US HISTORY

 Department:    ABE

 Course #:    83

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    32.9997

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

Content varies each time offered; content focus is ABE reading, writing, and could include math skills contextualized in United States history, government, and the social sciences.


ABE Orientation and departmental advising

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Explain the core values and democratic principles of the US as set forth in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
  2. Analyze the purposes, organization, and function of federal, state, and local government.
  3. Demonstrate the rights of responsibilities of citizenship and the principles of democratic involvement.
  4. Analyze questions of race, class, and gender in America.
  5. Analyze the complex relationship between individualism and community in American life.
  6. Interpret charts, graphs, maps, primary sources, political cartoons, and other historical documents.
  7. Utilize academic research skills; such as evaluate the quality/credibility of information from various kinds of sources, narrow topics and discern the most important information from texts.
  8. Employ strategies to build and retain vocabulary.
  9. Identify how authors organize text and use vocabulary for specific purposes and audiences, and apply these strategies to their own academic writing.
  10. Utilize the writing process to write academic essays.
  11. Improve sentence clarity and structure by addressing errors in the context of their own writing.
  12. Use computer skills/programs for academic purposes such as word processing, email, and learning management systems as well as applying information technology to increase background knowledge access new information, and enhance scholarship.
  13. Compile evidence through a refective portfolio assessment process which documents academic growth, increased proficiency in, and knowledge of content area skills.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

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