Skip to contentSkip to main navigationSkip to local navigation

HIST 201 U.S. History through 1877

Course Description

This course explores U.S. history from pre-Columbian times to 1877. The focus is on the political, economic, social and cultural forces that have shaped the nation and the varied experiences and contributions of the diverse peoples of America. Topics covered include indigenous cultures, European colonization, the American Revolution, Constitution, American institutions, slavery and the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2, D US-1, D US-2; DSI
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2; DSI, D US-1, D US-2), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)
C-ID: HIST 130