|US History Since 1877|
|US SINCE 1877|
|CLASS CODE:||HIST 121||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||LANGUAGE & LETTERS|
|DEPARTMENT:||HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course fulfills a General Education - American Institutions requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||This course covers all the major topics of the post-Civil War period in U.S. History with emphasis on the events and movements of the 20th century.|
|TAUGHT:||Almost every semester|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Industrializaiton, progressivism, WWI & WWII, the Depression, the Cold War, becoming cultural, economic, and a military super-power.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||Introduce factual timelines and interpretive historic cultural themes.
Assess and evaluate specific historic experiences by correlating general cultural historic themes.
Defend and debate competing historic interpretations.
Comprehend the reality of a historic culture through a more readily accessible personal life.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 1988|