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2020-2021 Catalog 
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HIST& 118 - Western Civilization III

5 Credits
Covers the history of the Modern West, from the Industrial Revolution to the present. Addresses all major political, social, cultural and religious developments.

Course Note Modern Western History

Quarters Typically Offered

Winter Day

Designed to Serve All students–this is a basic transfer course.
Active Date 2014-10-27

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Social Science Area I

Course Outline
A. Industrialization B. Nationalism and Imperialism C. Social and Economic Movements D. Power Politics and World War I E. The Twenties and Thirties F. World War II G. The Cold War and After H. The Global Age

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge of key historical events, terms and people in Modern Western history

Locate cities, colonies, states, territories, bodies of water and other key geographical and historical sites pertaining to Modern Western history

Read and evaluate textual, visual, and statistical evidence for author intent, bias, intended audience and factuality

Construct defensible interpretations about the significance or meaning of major historical events in Modern Western history on the basis of primary or secondary source evidence

Articulate ideas clearly orally and in writing

Demonstrate understanding of the long term significance of key historical events, terms and people in Modern Western history for contemporary issues and concerns

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