Course Descriptions – History

Course Descriptions – History 2017-01-26T08:43:44+00:00

WATC offers many transferable general education courses. Here is a list of course descriptions – history classes, many offered in class or online by WATC.

*Course has been approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for transfer as a direct equivalent at all public postsecondary institutions in Kansas.

HIS110 United States History to 1877 3 Cr Hrs*

This course traces development of the United States, 1492 to 1876, including English colonization, the American Revolution, formation of the Union, colonization of the West, development of sectionalism, the Civil War, and restoration of home rule in the South. Important political, cultural, economic, and religious/philosophical accomplishments of this period will be examined.

HIS120 United States History Since 1865 3 Cr Hrs*

This course is designed to provide the student with an introduction to United States history from the end of Reconstruction to the present. This course will survey the important political, cultural, economic, and religious/philosophical accomplishments during this period.

HIS130 World History I 3 Cr Hrs*

This course provides an introduction to the birth and development of World History to the mid-16th century. Students will survey the important political, cultural, economic, and religious/ philosophical accomplishments of this period.

*Course has been approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for transfer as a direct equivalent at all public postsecondary institutions in Kansas.

Online Classes

There is a growing list of courses approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas public postsecondary institutions. Click here for more information.


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Students interested in select programs are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

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