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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

U.S. History 101 1877 - Present (HIS 101)


Self-study, self-paced.

Various; distance learning format.

October 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: identify, explain, and give examples of significant developments in American history over a defined span of time, roughly the 1860s to present; examine and analyze historical developments through knowledge of institutional, social, cultural, and political evolution, and change over a defined span of time, roughly the 1860s to present; and interpret and evaluate historical evidence.


Topics include the history of the United States from the post-Civil War era (roughly the 1860s) to the present day, major social, political, economic, and cultural events and how those events affected the development of American society. Particular attention is devoted to the role of popular cultural and to the emergence of the United States as a world power.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in History, U.S. History or as a general elective (10/20).