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HIS 190 - St. Martin History & Cultural Heritage

In this course students will investigate the events in St. Martin civilization from the introduction of the coming of the different nations, starting (3300 B.C-1200 A.D) when the Amerindian migrate from South America to (2010- 2014) when the Netherlands Antilles dissolves.
HIS 190 - St. Martin History & Cultural Heritage
HIS 190 - St. Martin History & Cultural Heritage

In this course students will obtain an understanding of the history and culture of St. Martin stretching from the island's earliest inhabitants to the modern-day community, their linguistic development and the political constructions under which the people live. ​

The students will take a closer look on the development of the first civilization. The students will also get a better understand the cultural views of the ancient peoples; their social political and religious structure which allow them to get better insight into what I was like to live “ Then and There” Students will also experience of an island tour.

Student Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the history and Culture of St. Martin stretching from the earliest people who came to the island to when St. Maarten becomes a country in the Kingdom of the Netherlands with its own Council of ministers, Governor and Parliament.
2. Critically analyze and evaluate competing points of view and voices in ancient and medieval St. Martin history
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the social and political, economies and cultures of St. Martin
4. Describe the rise of the major ancient cultures.
5. Critical analyze primary and secondary sources as historical evidence.


Program length: 1 semester (4) months
Start date: SPRING or FALL
Class hours: Monday & Wednesday (5:30 PM to 7:00 PM)
Application deadline: See application form

Application Fee - $25
Registration fee - $15
General fee - $100
Tuition - $190 * 3 credits
Total cost - $575

*Payment plans available with Business office.

Admission Procedure

1 — Complete the application form ($25.00 application fee will be requested to pursue the application procedure).
2 — Submit the required documents (see admission requirements).
3 — Submit your final application before the deadline.
4 — Meet USM’s acceptance criteria
(additional requirements not listed here
may be necessary for admittance to this
5 — Make payments
6 — Meet with your division head/coordinator before registering for classes.
7 — Start your classes!

Admission Requirements

Applicants who are already employed in related fields are encouraged to apply.

Conditions for entry include:
— Passes in at least five (5) O level GCE/CXC subjects, including English Language and Mathematics or an equivalent qualification.
— Applicants must be computer literate, as knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system will be required.

— Highest academic diploma.
— Exam results (CXC, HAVO, Pre-USM, GED, BAC if applicable).— Two passport pictures.
— Copy of passport (verified at USM).
— Affidavit of financial support (forms are available at USM).
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Admission deadlines:
 November 15
For Spring - Individual Courses semsester.

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