This course is a history of Michigan from Native American origins to the modern era. The instructional goal of this course is to have students demonstrate through discussion and essays the distinctive characteristics of Michigan history, the common characteristics of Michigan history as compared to other states, the identification of achievements and limitations of Native American societies within Michigan, and an awareness of how contemporary problems were caused by past forces. As students achieve this goal, they will develop skills in analysis, critical thinking, historical reasoning, and writing. Group 1 course.
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies
Placement into ENG 111
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Communications - Direct, Critical Thinking - Direct
Other college designations supported by this course
Infused: Writing Intensive
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Identify critical historical developments.
- Explain the significance of critical historical developments.
- Evaluate critical historical developments.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Analyze the impact of historical developments on contemporary society.
Learning How to Learn:
- Apply course concepts to their roles as modern citizens.
- Reflect on their engagement in the learning process.
- Interpret historical information from a variety of sources.