Family, Home, and Social Sciences

American Heritage

American Heritage
Synthesis of American constitutional and economic principles, and patterns of historical development.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 NoteAdditional seats for specific sections may be available to Freshman Mentoring participants through envelopes. NOTE: Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining A HTG 100
Course Outcomes: 

Historical Context

Explain the historical context within which the Founders' constitutionalism relates to more recent concerns of democracy and rights

Origins of the Constitution

Understand the religious, historical, political and economic origins of the Constitution

Apply knowledge

Apply their knowledge of the Constitution to analyze major historical, political and economic issues.

Active Citizens

Become better informed, more active citizens.