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History: American (HSTA)


HSTA 094 Non-Credit PCE HSTA Crse

CEUs: 0-6

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Non-credit professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide condensed coursework to meet the needs of working students and professionals. These courses are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and OPI Renewal Units and are transcribed on the student’s continuing education transcript.

HSTA 101 American History I

Credits: 3

Term: (F)

Core Class: History

This course surveys the history of the United States from the era of discovery to the Colonial Period and through the Civil War. Topics include the political, social, economic, cultural, and diplomatic developments that contributed to the formation of the North American civilization and to the position of the United States in the world’s community of nations.

HSTA 102 American History II

Credits: 3

Term: (S)

Core Class: History

This course is a survey of American history since the Civil War. The focus of the course will be on why events happened and what meaning they had for today’s United States. The role of individuals and groups will be as important as the functioning of the more depersonalized economic and political forces of history. Themes of urbanization, industrialization and ethnicity will be emphasized. This course will stress social history as well as traditional political history.

HSTA 194 PCE Credit Bearing HSTA Course

Credits: 0-6

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Credit-bearing professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide students and professionals condensed courses for skills upgrades, Professional Certification requirements, and as electives for the Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degrees. These courses may be eligible for financial aid for students pursuing the AA or AS degrees and are transcribed on the student’s undergraduate transcript.

HSTA 255 Montana History

Credits: 3

Term: (F, S, Su)

Core Class: History

This course is a study of the major political, social, cultural and economic developments that have contributed to the formation of Montana and to Montana’s place within the region, the nation, and the world, from prehistoric times to the present.