AALS | Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

Associate Degree Courses at CalSouthern

The following associate degree courses comprise the curriculum of CalSouthern’s Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies (AALS) program. If you have questions regarding any of these associates degree courses, or about CalSouthern’s AALS program, please contact an Enrollment Advisor today.

English

SS 1103 United States History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course examines United States history from European settlement through the Civil War. The focus of this course will be on the political and economic history of the United States. Topics to be covered will include: development of American slavery; consequences of the American Revolution; industrial growth; and the Civil War.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how events in Europe affected the exploration of America and how this exploration affected the indigenous peoples.
  • Describe the different ways America was colonized by the various European countries.
  • Compare and contrast early colonial culture and trade policies with those of the later colonial period of the revolution.
  • Explain the issues underlying the American Revolution.
  • Analyze the policies of the United States towards different cultures and genders and the effect these policies had on society.
  • Identify the issues that shaped early party politics in America.
  • Describe the conflicts that took place after the revolutionary war and the outcomes from these conflicts.
  • Compare and contrast economic policies of the southern states with those of the northern states.
  • Explain why the United States had an early history of expansionism.
  • Identify the key battles of the Civil War.
  • Describe the purpose of reconstruction.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Humanities

SS 1103 United States History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course examines United States history from European settlement through the Civil War. The focus of this course will be on the political and economic history of the United States. Topics to be covered will include: development of American slavery; consequences of the American Revolution; industrial growth; and the Civil War.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how events in Europe affected the exploration of America and how this exploration affected the indigenous peoples.
  • Describe the different ways America was colonized by the various European countries.
  • Compare and contrast early colonial culture and trade policies with those of the later colonial period of the revolution.
  • Explain the issues underlying the American Revolution.
  • Analyze the policies of the United States towards different cultures and genders and the effect these policies had on society.
  • Identify the issues that shaped early party politics in America.
  • Describe the conflicts that took place after the revolutionary war and the outcomes from these conflicts.
  • Compare and contrast economic policies of the southern states with those of the northern states.
  • Explain why the United States had an early history of expansionism.
  • Identify the key battles of the Civil War.
  • Describe the purpose of reconstruction.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Mathematics

SS 1103 United States History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course examines United States history from European settlement through the Civil War. The focus of this course will be on the political and economic history of the United States. Topics to be covered will include: development of American slavery; consequences of the American Revolution; industrial growth; and the Civil War.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how events in Europe affected the exploration of America and how this exploration affected the indigenous peoples.
  • Describe the different ways America was colonized by the various European countries.
  • Compare and contrast early colonial culture and trade policies with those of the later colonial period of the revolution.
  • Explain the issues underlying the American Revolution.
  • Analyze the policies of the United States towards different cultures and genders and the effect these policies had on society.
  • Identify the issues that shaped early party politics in America.
  • Describe the conflicts that took place after the revolutionary war and the outcomes from these conflicts.
  • Compare and contrast economic policies of the southern states with those of the northern states.
  • Explain why the United States had an early history of expansionism.
  • Identify the key battles of the Civil War.
  • Describe the purpose of reconstruction.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Natural Science

SS 1103 United States History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course examines United States history from European settlement through the Civil War. The focus of this course will be on the political and economic history of the United States. Topics to be covered will include: development of American slavery; consequences of the American Revolution; industrial growth; and the Civil War.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how events in Europe affected the exploration of America and how this exploration affected the indigenous peoples.
  • Describe the different ways America was colonized by the various European countries.
  • Compare and contrast early colonial culture and trade policies with those of the later colonial period of the revolution.
  • Explain the issues underlying the American Revolution.
  • Analyze the policies of the United States towards different cultures and genders and the effect these policies had on society.
  • Identify the issues that shaped early party politics in America.
  • Describe the conflicts that took place after the revolutionary war and the outcomes from these conflicts.
  • Compare and contrast economic policies of the southern states with those of the northern states.
  • Explain why the United States had an early history of expansionism.
  • Identify the key battles of the Civil War.
  • Describe the purpose of reconstruction.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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Social Science

SS 1103 United States History to 1877

Credits : 3

This course examines United States history from European settlement through the Civil War. The focus of this course will be on the political and economic history of the United States. Topics to be covered will include: development of American slavery; consequences of the American Revolution; industrial growth; and the Civil War.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how events in Europe affected the exploration of America and how this exploration affected the indigenous peoples.
  • Describe the different ways America was colonized by the various European countries.
  • Compare and contrast early colonial culture and trade policies with those of the later colonial period of the revolution.
  • Explain the issues underlying the American Revolution.
  • Analyze the policies of the United States towards different cultures and genders and the effect these policies had on society.
  • Identify the issues that shaped early party politics in America.
  • Describe the conflicts that took place after the revolutionary war and the outcomes from these conflicts.
  • Compare and contrast economic policies of the southern states with those of the northern states.
  • Explain why the United States had an early history of expansionism.
  • Identify the key battles of the Civil War.
  • Describe the purpose of reconstruction.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
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