HST 106 : Modern World History: Industrialization, Nations and War (1800-Present)

Transcript title

World History: 1800 - present

Credits

4

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

40

Lecture hours

40

Description

Traces the impact of industrialization upon the world. Industrialization propelled colonial expansion by European powers; traces the colonizers and the colonized. The twentieth century endured two world wars, several genocides, and several wars of decolonization; focuses on the cultural and intellectual trends that went along with political turmoil, industrialization, and modern warfare. Need not be taken in sequence.

Learning outcomes

1. Interpret the relationship between the past and the present, which takes into account social, cultural, political, and religious perspectives.
2. Analyze primary historical evidence of the modern World.
3. Identify historical arguments found in secondary sources.
4. Construct an historical argument in a written essay.
5. Challenge shared assumptions and cultural stereotypes through discussion, written and oral means.
6. Identify the chronology and construct a narrative about the modern World.
7. Identify geographical context of historical events in the modern World.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Discipline Studies/Social Science
  • Discipline Studies/Cultural Literacy

Outside of
expected

Use the COCC Catalog to find extraordinary classes and degree programs. Start your journey here »