History - Fall 2018

World History since 1500 — 3326
HIS 1520 – 3 credits
Jonathan D. O'Brian

Students in this introductory historical survey course will study and evaluate the cultural changes and continuities of selected world societies during the Modern Era, from the sixteenth century CE, to the present from a western perspective. They will use social sciences methods to research, interpret, and communicate historical understanding through the use of primary and secondary sources. The shaping of the modern age and its legacy for the world today will be stressed, as will the implications for the future of the global community. Corequisite/Prerequisite: ENG 1510. It is not necessary to take HIS 1510 before HIS 1520. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 111
Aug 30 – Dec 20 Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
History of World War II — 3318
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 123
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm