|Course||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|HIST 138||Contemporary World||(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.|
This course is a survey of the main themes in the history of the world in the last hundred years: the Eurocentric world order of 1900; World War I, communist revolution and fascist counter-revolution; the settlements of the 1920s and the renewal of world crisis in the 1930s; World War II and the onset of the Cold War in the 1940s-1960s; erosion and collapse of the postwar order in the 1970s-1980s; and the contemporary world order in historical context.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Demonstrate a clear, factual understanding of the historical development of the world from the turn of the 20th century to the present.
- Demonstrate a clear, conceptual understanding of the historical development of the world from the turn of the 20th century to the present.
- Evaluate the human experience as it relates to the historical period covered by the course.
- Relate the human experience-using history-to contemporary times.
- Analyze the unique geographical history of the regions covered by the course.
- Analyze the role geography played in the regions covered by the course.
- Analyze the role geography played in the historical period covered by the course.
- Compare and contrast the impact of the wars and revolutions occurring during the period covered by the course.
- Illustrate the contemporary world order in a historical context.
Note: This course may not be offered every semester.
Please check the HIST section of the current course schedule for availability.