HIST 300 The United States: Since 1945

3 credits

Explores the major events, issues, ideas, and personalities of recent United States history. After briefly examining the Great Depression and World War II, the course focuses on the Cold War, the civil rights movement, the counter culture revolution of the 1960s, the Vietnam War, Watergate, and the post-Cold War era, and the political and social reactions to these events in recent years.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 152 or equivalent and a 100- or 200-level history course.