College Syllabi

College Syllabi

For teachers and educators, this resource compilation of college-level syllabi, developed by scholars, address a variety of topics in American politics, governance, and history. This collection is meant to help teachers structure their courses with a list of relevant readings and assignments. (These links are pdf or word documents that will download when you click on them.)

20th Century

American Political Development

American Politics

Business and Economic History




Environmental Policy and History

International Relations


Military History and Wartime


New Deal - Present

Policy History and Policy Making

Political Activism

Political Parties


Social Policy and Inequality

U.S. Constitution and the Judiciary

More Resources

Our selection of primary resources on significant moments in U.S. history and politics.

Ten lesson plans from Professor Kathryn Brownell using primary source material from the Miller Center's Connecting Presidential Collections program.