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HIS 315L : United States Since 1865 (Online)

Texas Common Number : HIST 1302

Course Description

3 college credit hours

This online American history course follows the events of Reconstruction after the Civil War, examines the impact of industrialization, and covers the major political and social events of the twentieth century: the United States' role in WWI and WWII, the Cold War, the New Deal, the Civil Rights upheavals of the 1960s, the Vietnam War and the interplay between liberalism and conservatism.

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Official UT Austin Course Description
Survey of United States history since the Civil War. Partially fulfills legislative requirement for American history.


Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.

Graded Assessments
14 assignments
2 exams (taken at approved testing site)

Textbook(s) and Materials
Ayers, Edward, L. L. Gould, L. M. Oshinsky and J. Soderlund. American Passages: A History of the United States, Vol. II. Wadsworth, a Division of Thomson Learning, Inc., 2006.
ISBN 0-495-00135-X

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