Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

COR 100 United States: Issues, Ideas, and Institutions(US)

3 hours; 3 credits. An introduction to contemporary America's constitutional democracy, multiracial society, and market economy, using the tools of the social sciences. The course seeks historical perspective by examining three formative periods in U.S. history: the American Revolution and debate over the Constitution, the African American freedom struggle from slavery through the civil rights movement, and the evolving relationship between government regulation and the market economy during the 20th century. The course is intended to develop logical, critical thought and expression.