HIST 392

U.S. Constitutional History

History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Constitutional traditions and constitution making, federalism, and constitutional notions of political equity and social justice, from the colonial period to the present.

When Taught

Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Crticial Analysis

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze historical questions and place them in a historiographical context.

Title

Historical Knowledge of the US Constitution

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to explain and analyze the major political, economic, social, and religious developments that led to the U.S. Constitution

Title

Research Literature

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze and interpret primary source documents.

Title

Critical Communication

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to interpret and debate the meanings and historical value of primary source texts with their peers.