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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 23, 2018
Catalog 2017-2018

AHSE 051 Issues in Contemporary History and Civics

5 credits
This contextualized history course examines a contemporary history civics issue in depth. This course prepares the student to pass a high school equivalency examination and meet the history requirements of Washington State High School Diploma.

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

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

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

  • Apply the skills associated with reading as a historian: sourcing, contextualization, close reading, and corroboration
  • Investigate a contemporary/historical or civic issue using multiple reliable sources
  • Analyze a contemporary/historical civic issue from multiple perspectives
  • Discuss contextual influences and consequences related to the specific contemporary/historical civic issue
  • Connect the issue being researched to current social, economic, or professional circumstances
  • Present a well-organized logical argument, based on research, to support a position on a contemporary historical civic issue

Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 30