HIS 102 - United States History

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

November 2015

This course is a biographical study of the United States from the end of Reconstruction to the Age of Globalism. Students will examine the political, economic, social, and cultural experiences of the American nation and its people. Both sides of controversial historical issues will be presented in a balanced, objective manner. Students will be encouraged to develop and utilize critical and ethical thinking and to arrive at their own evaluations of America's triumphs and tragedies. Topics include Industrialization, Overseas Expansion, the Progressives, World War I and World War II, The Great Depression/New Deal, the Civil Rights Movement, the turbulent Sixties/confusing Seventies, The Age of Reagan, and the Age of Globalism. This course is an approved course in United States History for teacher certification in Connecticut.

Course Type

Lower Division