HIST&148 - United States History III

This course investigates prominent political, social, cultural, scientific, and economic events in the 20th century that helped shape the nation we live in today. Extra focus will be directed toward the conflicts that resulted from citizens who sought liberty versus those who preferred security and citizens who preferred preserving the status quo versus those who sought transformation.  


CIP: 54.0102

Credits: 5

Prerequisites: HIST& 147 and ENGL& 101 , minimum 2.0 grade or better

Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer, (Dean's discretion)


  1. Explore concepts, theories, and methods used within the social sciences to understand human behavior/events.
  2. Represent a point of view that is different from one’s own.
  3. Apply concepts and tools from the social sciences to explain or analyze a social phenomenon, process, event, conflict, or issue.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of the general history of the United States in the 20th century.
  5. Analyze the construction and continued transformation of American culture and national identity in the 20th century.
  6. Evaluate and synthesize credible and verifiable information from historical sources in a manner consistent with the standards in the field of history.