Please review the technical requirements and course outcomes below before purchasing.

United States History II

$200.00

This course provides a comprehensive presentation of the significant social, political, and economic developments from 1877 to the present. The course is designed to engage students in understanding how shifts in culture, private initiative, public policy, and technology have shaped American history. Critical reading, analysis, and writing will be emphasized as core elements of enhancing lesson understanding.

This is a three credit‐hour course; satisfactory completion of the course requires passing a midterm and a final exam.

What can you expect to do after successfully completing this course?

 

  • Identify key historical developments from 1877 to the present.
  • Analyze social, political, economic, intellectual, and cultural shifts in American society.
  • Compare and contrast concurrent and asynchronous historical events.
  • Evaluate causal relationships between key themes, characters, and events.
  • Advance historiography through analytical emphasis of primary and secondary sources.

How much work will it be?

 

Each TEL course includes 135-160 contact hours. The bulk of that will be reading the material, watching the instructional videos, and taking the Check Your Knowledge Participation Quizzes. Expect to spend at least 20 hours on the larger mastery assignments and the remainder studying for and taking your midterm and final exams. You have a full calendar year from registration to complete the course.

What support will you receive?

 

Even though the course is asyncronous so you can work through the course on your schedule, TEL's experienced instructors are active participants in your learning. They will hold regular office hours and make themselves available for any questions on the material. TEL also has Student Coaches who will check in on your progress, organize study groups, and help you set goals so you can be successful in your course.

Age and Identification Requirements

 

Students must be at least 13 years old to take a course through TEL. To be eligible for transferable college credit for this course, TEL must be able to verify your identity through a government-issued or school-issued photo ID. You will need an ID to complete the proctored mid-term and final examinations, as well as to apply for a transcript. You can begin your studies in this course while obtaining the appropriate identification but you must have the government-issued or school-issued photo ID prior to scheduling the mid-term exam.

Learn more about our exam proctoring in the FAQs.

Technological Requirements

 

This course is delivered fully online and you will be required to have access to a computer or laptop – along with consistent access to the internet – to access course material and complete assignments.

Review the information relvant to your operating system to ensure your device meets the minimum requirements necessary to complete a course for credit.  

PC

Hardware

  • Intel Core 2 Duo (or AMD 64×2 Dual-Core) processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 80 GB hard drive
  • 1024×768 resolution monitor
  • Soundcard with microphone and speakers
  • Built-in or external webcam
  • Broadband internet connection with speeds of  at least 2 Mbps download and 2 Mbps upload. Hot spots are not recommended. Test internet speed at: http://www.speedtest.net
  • Browser with pop-up blocker disabled

Software

  • Windows 7 or above
Mac

Hardware

  • Intel Core 2 Duo (or AMD 64×2 Dual-Core) processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 80 GB hard drive
  • 1024×768 resolution monitor
  • Soundcard with microphone and speakers
  • Built-in or external webcam
  • Broadband internet connection with speeds of  at least 2 Mbps download and 2 Mbps upload. Hot spots are not recommended. Test internet speed at: http://www.speedtest.net
  • Browser with pop-up blocker disabled

Software

  • Mac OS 10.6 “Snow Leopard” or above

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