US History Survey EVP (HIST310e)
1.0 (yearlong course)
This course covers the history of the United States from the beginnings of exploration of North America to the present day through the lens of a Biblical worldview. Emphasis is placed on the United States’ Christian foundation. Students will develop an understanding of key themes in history, and an ability to analyze historical evidence and express historical understanding in writing. This course will use a variety of sources and emphasize reading comprehension, writing, research, and analytical skills.
The first semester of this course (HIST310 A) closely mirrors Social Studies 8 A (SS8 A) in content. If SS8 was taken previously, students are encouraged to take HIST102 (US History from 1877) as the next step in course sequence.
*As part of the EVP program, this course will have a live class requirement once a week at a set time; please see the website for time choices. This live class will include teaching, discussion with classmates from around the world, demonstrations, questions and answers, and other aspects of a live classroom. Students will have weekly due dates and stay on a traditional coursework schedule.
Semester 1: August 30 – January 23
Fall Break: November 22 – 26
Christmas Break: December 20 – January 2
Semester 2: January 24 – June 5
Spring Break: April 11 – April 15
Times: Tuesday 10:00 AM US Central Time
HIST 310 covers the history of the United States from the beginning of exploration of North America to present day. We will have fun projects, group discussions, and games to practice what we are learning. Emphasis will be placed on the Christian foundation on which the United States was founded. Students will learn about key documents that changed America and still affect us today. Also, students will study the internet and how it has changed America. Join me in learning more about The United States of America.
If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.
The live aspects of this class helped me understand the material.
The organization of this course is very precise and easy to follow. It’s many weekly deadlines have trained me to consistently keep up with my course schedules.
Every class was very interesting and engaging. It really helped me grasp the material.