History - Fall 2017

US History Since 1865 — 3382
HIS 1540 – 3 credits
Gregory J. Edwards

Students will examine the history of the United States from the conclusion of the Civil War to the present. Using the methodology of the social sciences, students will learn and evaluate the major political, social, cultural, scientific-technological, economic, and natural developments that have shaped the recent American experience. Students will give special attention to the unique contributions made by diverse peoples and institutions, and will better understand the responsibilities of educated citizens today. Corequisite: ENG 1510, must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. It is not necessary to take HIS 1530 before HIS 1540. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 021
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
History of World War II — 3380
HIS 2560 – 3 credits
Gregory J. Edwards

Students will examine and evaluate the world at war with emphasis on the role of the United States from the battlefields to the homefront. Multiple factors of the aftermath of World War I, the rise of fascism, Japan's expansion in Asia, the alliance of Britain, America, and the USSR, and the strategies of each side in the war are studied. Implications of the surrender of Germany and Japan, the use of nuclear bombs, and the interests of the U.S. and USSR in creating a new world after the war are assessed. Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm