HIST136 Modern Europe
Department of Social & Behavioral Science: History
- I. Course Number and Title
- HIST136 Modern Europe
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
- 2250 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
- 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.
- 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 Core Learning Goals:
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:Text: See Course Format
- VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
- Lecture - discussion presentation, maps.
- Films/Videos, TV Films
- Special Speakers
- Examinations and Quizzes
- Writing Assignments
Review/Approval Date -2/99