HIST136 Modern Europe
Department of Social & Behavioral Science: History
- I. Course Number and Title
- HIST136 Modern Europe
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- A survey and analysis of the achievements and challenges of the Western World from c. 1870 to the present.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
- To familiarize students with one of the historical events that will color and shape their lives;
- To sift through contradictory materials and to make judgments concerning such material; and
- To introduce students to proper and effective forms written communication.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- Explanation of the Syllabus
- Overview of the Course
- 1870 - 1914 Europe''s Apogee
- Liberalism vs. Realpolitik
- Science vs. Culture
- World War I
- ''20s & ''30s: Crisis and Creativity
- Liberalism vs. Totalitarianism
- Planned Economy and State Welfarism
- Science and Culture
- World War II
- 1945 to the Present
- Postwar Uncertainties and Reconstruction
- Science, Culture, and Thought
- "Spaceship Earth"
- The Future?
Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:Text: See course syllabus.
Review/Approval Date - 2/99; New Core 8/2015