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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Feb 20, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AHSE 053 Special Topics in Washington State History

5 credits
Contextualized history course prepares students to pass a high school equivalency examination and satisfies the Washington History requirement for the Washington State High School Diploma. This course provides students the opportunity to examine a current state issue within a historical context.

Prerequisites: A minimum of 221 on the CASAS Reading Assessment, and a writing sample.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe the functions of the major branches of the Washington state government
  • Identify three significant components of the Washington State Constitution
  • Investigate a historical state event/issue using multiple reliable sources, and from multiple perspectives
  • Connect a historical event/issue to current issues being addressed in Washington State
  • Construct a presentation or graphic illustrating a current issue facing Washington State, including possible solutions or outcomes