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LSC-University Park History Department

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The Lone Star College-University Park History Department provides a variety of courses designed to increase student knowledge and understanding of the history of our nation and state.

It offers fully transferable lower-division courses which examine American History from Colonial times to the present. The courses fulfill associate degree requirements. Texas History courses examine the unique history of Texas and can be used to fulfill 3 hours of the 6-hour History requirement for obtaining a bachelor’s degree from a public university in the state of Texas.

Experienced, highly qualified faculty provide instruction in a variety of formats designed to meet the individual needs of students. In addition to small, traditional face-to-face classes, courses are also offered online.

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Fall 2021 History Moments Calendar

History Moments - What are the Humanities and Why Should You Care?
Tuesday, Sept. 7 | 11 - Noon | Virtual

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What to Expect in College History Class 
Wednesday, Sept. 8 | 11 - Noon | Virtual

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Get Yourself Organized: How to handle files, documents, and class materials
Monday, September 13 | 10-11:00 am | Virtual

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Using Quotes and Paraphrases
Thursday, September 16 | 2-3:00 pm | SLRC Teaching Gallery – B12.805

How to Do Well in Online Classes
Tuesday, Sept. 21 | 11 - Noon | Virtual

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Getting your History Paper Started
Thurs, Sept. 30 | 3-4:00 p.m. | Virtual

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Advocating for Yourself in College and Beyond
Tuesday, Oct. 5 | 11 - Noon | SLRC Teaching Gallery - B12.805

Writing for History Courses- Thesis, Evidence, and Chicago Notation
Wednesday, Oct. 6 | 4 - 5:00 p.m. | SLRC Teaching Gallery - B12.805

Writing Actively, Writing Better
Tuesday October 12 | 11-Noon | SLRC Teaching Gallery – B12.805

What are the Humanities and Why Should You Care?: A Panel Discussion
Thursday, Oct. 14 | 11 - Noon | SLRC Teaching Gallery - B12.805

Spring 2021 History Event Recordings

History Moments: What are the Humanities and Why Should You Care? with Professor Amy Young
Tuesday, Jan. 26 

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Unholy: Life in Palestine, the Holy Land
Wednesday, Jan. 27

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History Moments: What to Expect from College History Class with Professor Katie Truax
Friday, Jan. 29

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How to Be a Good Online Student with Professor Katie Truax
Monday, Feb. 1 

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Evaluating Online Sources with Professor David Buie
Thursday, Feb. 4 

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Getting Started on Your History Paper with Professor David Cameron
Tuesday, Feb. 9 

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How to Communicate with Your Professor with Professor Katie Truax
Friday, Feb. 12 

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Using Quotes: Why, When, and How to Quote Primary and Secondary Sources with Professor Kevin Tucker
Thursday, Feb. 25 

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Making History: What Are Oral Histories and How To Record One with Professor Jamie Stoops
Monday, March 1

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A Discussion in Civil War Memory: The Lost Cause & the Manipulation of the American Mind
Tuesday, March 2

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How to Avoid Plagiarism in Your Papers with Professor David Cameron
Thursday, March 4

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Making a Historical Argument with Professor Matt Keyworth
Monday, March 8

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What are the Humanities and Why Should You Care? with Professor Amy Young
Tuesday, March 9 

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Matthew Keyworth, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Office: B13.807

Jonathan Anderson, M.M.
Office: B13.818

David Cameron, Ph.D.
Office: B13.408

Andrew Dunsky, M.A.
Office: B12.628

Jamie Stoops, Ph.D.

Katherine Truax
Office: B12.510

Kevin Tucker, M.A.
Office: B12.618


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