Master Course Outline
HIST& 148
US History III


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Survey of the significant individuals, groups, and events that have shaped the growth and development of the United States 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. III.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Apply research skills to find primary historical documents (print & digital media).
  • Analyze the development of the United States in the 20th and early 21st centuries, using historical methods.
  • Determine which events/movements/individuals were integral to the development of the United States in the 20th and early 21st centuries.
  • Analyze cause and effect relationships in past events and human interactions.
  • Recognize the effect of the past upon present decision-making.
  • Evaluate historical data.
  • Practice group interaction within projects.

  • 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 United States from 1900 to present.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HIST& 148
    Spring 2017
    7629
    Jim Peitersen
    HIST& 148
    Spring 2017
    5448
    Susan Vetter
    HIST& 148
    Winter 2017
    7624
    Jim Peitersen
    HIST& 148
    Fall 2016
    7621
    Jim Peitersen
    HIST& 148
    Spring 2016
    7629
    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
     
     

    *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.