2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 19, 2024  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 041 - U.S. in the Nuclear Age



5.0 Credits
An examination of historical, social, political, and economic developments of the U.S. from 1945 to the present. Counts toward high school U.S. II and/or Contemporary World Problems credit. S/U grade option.
Prerequisite Departmental advising required.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe contributions of a variety of cultures to U.S. history during the period.
  2. Identify and explain how events, trends, individuals, and movements shaped the United States into a dominant world power.
  3. Analyze and evaluate how decisions made in post WWII politics impact American’s relationships with other countries today.
  4. Relate history to personal experience and current issues.
  5. Communicate core concepts and ideas in U.S. history during this time period.
  6. Compare and analyze multiple perspectives of an event within this time period using primary and secondary source materials.



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