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    American History & Government Specialist

    $2,495.00

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    450 Hours
    Duration: 6 months


    Language: English
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    Program Description

    This course introduces students to the fundamentals of American government and politics focusing on the historical evolution of government and policies, the major institutions, and the major processes. Throughout the course, students will evaluate the various characteristics unique to American government through the critical lens of history and current international developments with a constant eye toward future limitations or promises still to be met. Offering students an in-depth look at the fascinating developments that make up American History, students will gain a fundamental understanding of the history that has led to a successful nation today, the roots of various difficulties that continue to test the United States and the basic foundations that have endured through history to guide decisions for years to come. Alongside and in-depth look at how American government works, this course delivers a broad survey of American history from New World exploration and settlement through Independence, the Civil War, Reconstruction, Manifest Destiny, the Industrial Revolution, the Great Depression, and two World Wars all colored by the social, political and cultural developments that led to the US as it stands today.

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this course, students will be able to: • Outline the institutional structures and how these structures interact with each other to explain the processes of government • Apply an understanding of government processes to analyze contemporary politics • Analyze the formal and informal processes by which public policy is made • Explain how individual actors impact the contemporary political environment • Describe major civilizations in America between 30,000 B.C. and the seventeenth century • Examine the diversity present in the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century English Colonies • Examine the challenges faced by colonial society in a growing and diverse America • Analyze the causes and events of the American Revolution • Evaluate the effectiveness of the Articles of Confederation government in establishing the new nation • Analyze the steps America took in creating a democracy during the nineteenth century • Explain the pre-war division between the North and the South • Analyze the reasons for and events of the Civil War • Analyze the conquest and exploitation of the West • Label significant American historical events on a timeline • Analyze the role of industrialization on late nineteenth and early twentieth century U.S. society • Examine the social, political, and economic changes in late nineteenth century United States • Examine the foreign policy of the T. Roosevelt presidency • Analyze the Age of Progressivism • Examine America's role in World War I • Evaluate the cultural challenges of the 1920s and 1930s • Investigate the United States' role in World War II and the beginnings of the Cold War • Analyze the domestic changes and international challenges faced by the United States after the fall of communism in Europe • Examine the Reagan and G.H.W. Bush Administrations' role in American society

    Syllabus

    Course modules: • The institutional structures and how these structures interact with each other to explain the processes of government • Government processes in contemporary politics • How the historical development of the United States affects the contemporary political environment • The formal and informal processes by which public policy is made • How individual actors impact the contemporary political environment • Informational literacy skills in the study of politics • The peoples of North America between 30,000 B.C. and 1682 A.D. • Significant American historical events on a timeline • The diversity present in the seventeenth century English Colonies • The challenges faced by Colonial families in a growing and diverse America • The causes and events of the American Revolution • Republican culture • The challenges of the new democracy • The steps involved in creating a democracy • Inequalities in race and gender and their impact on American society • The changing role of the family in Colonial America • The pre-war division between the North and South • The reasons for and events of the Civil War • Issues related to post-war reconstruction • The conquest and exploitation of the West • Significant American historical events on a timeline • The role of industrialization on society • The changes in urban society and the government • The Roosevelt presidency and the changing face of industrialism • The Age of Progressivism • America’s role in World War I • The cultural challenges of the 1920s and 1930s • Issues leading to the Cold War • Post-World War II culture • The political issues of the 1970s • The Reagan and Bush Administrations’ role in American society • The Democratic revival in the 1990s

    Requirements

    Prerequisites

    There are no specific prerequisites for this program. Students should have basic keyboarding and computer skills, and be comfortable navigating the internet.

    Materials

    Technical Requirements

    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements: Internet Connection • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless) Hardware Requirements • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended Software Requirements • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx) • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled) • Adobe PDF Reader

    Certification

    Features

    • 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion

    Career Services

    Students that successfully complete our career training are given a full years access to our modern day career services. With our career services, students are provided a multitude of career development tools to help launch their career quickly and successfully. These tools include:

    • Certification Exam Voucher and Registration Assistance (If Applicable)
    • Resume Building Assistance
    • Externship or Shadowing Placement
    • Career Coaching
    • Employer Skills Matching
    • And More!

    We are dedicated to serving our students on their unique career development journey. Whether you are transitioning to a new career, entering the workforce for the first time, or an experienced professional looking to climb the corporate ladder, our career services team can provide you with professional development tools applicable for any stage of your career.

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