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HIS 101/115 - The Declaration of Independence in World History (Core/First-Year Seminar)

Three or Four Credits
Offered Periodically

Introduces students to one of the most significant documents in world history: The Declaration of Independence. We will read the original draft to uncover the elusive document’s “original meaning.” Then, we will examine the intellectual and political underpinnings of the Declaration along with its impact on world history.


Prerequisite(s)/Restriction(s): HIS 115 is a First-Year Seminar and open to First-Year Students only.
General Education Attribute(s): HIS 101, for 3-credits, fulfills the History Cornerstone.
HIS 115, for 4-credits, fulfills the First-Year Seminar and History Cornerstone.
Note: Considered a World History.
Counts towards Elementary Education licensure.