Ronald Reagan has had a tremendous influence on both US politics and American culture, essentially spearheading a change in how we think of government, foreign affairs, religion in politics, economics, and environmentalism. This summer course briefly looks at how Pres. Reagan both led and exemplified this change, with emphasis on connections to modern-day politics and events. An optional media studies extension looks at the Reagan Era through movies, TV episodes, and even advertisements. More information can be found on the instructor's website above.
Course Website: The Age of Reagan
Instructor: Paul Christiansen
Starts: June 8, 2015
Ends: August 5, 2015
Monday 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM ET • Wednesday 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM ET • Friday 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM ET
US History, either taken here or studied elsewhere, is not a prerequisite but an extremely useful precursor.
This is a good lead-in to Mr. Christiansen's American Government course.
Textbooks and MaterialsThere are no textbook or materials currently required for this course. Check instructor's notes above for additional information, or contact the instructor.
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Classes start August 31, 2020. Enroll by August 20 to attend orientation to avoid late enrollment fees.