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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

HIS 212 - United States History Since the Civil War

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement.  This course meets the Social and Behavioral Sciences General Education Requirement.

Explore American politics, cultures, economics and the interaction of class, race and gender through reading, critical thinking and writing, from the Civil War to the present.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 101 /ENG 101A .

Note: Typically offered at MC, AM, and OL; all terms.

Course Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. To analyze the important concepts, trends and events in American history. 

2. To present a spectrum of different ideologies that have appeared in American history. 

3. To dispel some myths and fallacies that have appeared in our nation’s past. 

4. Explain primary sources, the concept of causality and the importance of historical interpretation. 

5. Use the past as a tool to understand today’s complex and diverse American society.