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HIST 260: Twentieth Century World History (3 credits)

Course Description

This course covers the major individuals and political, economic, social, and culture events of the world during the twentieth century. Emphasis will be placed on global relationships, conflict, and changing patterns of interaction among cultures and peoples in an era of near-constant change. (DH)(WI) (3 Hours)

Pre-Requisite(s): Grade of C or better in ENG 100, or consent of instructor.

Recommended Preparation: Credit for HIST 152.


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify important individuals, events, organizations, conflicts, and concepts in twentieth century world history
  • Describe and analyze global processes of the twentieth century (e.g. imperialism, colonialism, economic trends, ecological forces, conflict/war, advancements in technology, etc.)
  • Explain cause and effect relationships in twentieth century world history
  • Relate historical events to contemporary issues and events

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