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HIST& 148
US History III


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Survey of the significant individuals and events that have shaped the growth and development of the United States and the American civilization from 1900 to the present. Particular attention will be given to the political, economic, religious and cultural foundations of this development. Recommended: READ 088 or higher. Formerly HIST 203, American History III.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Historically analyze the development of the United States in the 20th and 21st Centuries.
  • Determine which events/movements/individuals were intergal to the development of the US in the 20th and 21st Centuries.
  • Recognize cause and effect relationships in past events and human interactions.
  • Analyze and understand the effect of the past upon present decision-making.
  • Read, write and evalauate historical data in an effective and critical manner.
  • Interact with other students in group activities/assignments.

  • Course Topics
  • Brief review of pre-1900 American history
  • Demographic overview of the US in 1900
  • Examination of significant domestic issues from 1900 to present.
  • Examination of significant foreign policy issues from 1900 to present.
  • Analysis of symbolic individuals/groups from 1900 to present.
  • Brief overview of demographic changes in the US from 1900 to present.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HIST& 148
    Winter 2015
    1647
    Jim Peitersen
    HIST& 148
    Fall 2014
    0877
    Jim Peitersen
    HIST& 148
    Spring 2014
    1521
    Jim Peitersen
    HIST& 148
    Spring 2014
    6450
    Dayna Cooper
    HIST& 148
    Winter 2014
    1647
    Jim Peitersen


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.