Academic Programs

American Institutions

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United States History

Upon completing this requirement students will be able to:

  1. explain significant events covering a time span of at least 100 years of US history, including the relationships of US regions and relationships with foreign nations.
  2. analyze the roles of major ethnic and social groups in the significant events above, and the contexts in which those events have occurred.
  3. explain how these events illustrate both the continuity of “the American experience” and its derivation from other cultures by considering at least 3 of the following: politics, economics, social movements, and geography.

United States & California Constitution Outcomes

Upon completing this requirement students will be able to:

  1. distinguish the key philosophies of the framers of the U.S. Constitution.
  2. demonstrate an understanding of the nature and operation of major U.S. political institutions and processes.
  3. identify the liberties, rights, and responsibilities of citizens under the political system established by the U.S. Constitution.
  4. demonstrate an understanding of the California Constitution and state and local government within the framework of evolving Federal-State relations.
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