Feb 22, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

HST 122 - U.S. History After 1876


Course Description: A survey and analysis of the history of the United States and its institutions from the end of Reconstruction into the 21st century. Topics will include industrialization, western expansion, the Great Depression, and the rise of the United States as a world power.

ISLOs: This course supports student development of Written and Oral Communications, Critical Thinking, and Multicultural and Global Perspectives.
Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101.
General Education Elective(s): Social Science
Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education requirement.

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain the centralization and decentralization of economic and political influences.
  • Identify and compare the movements and interactions of people, technology, ideas and culture in a national and transnational context.
  • Use critical thinking to evaluate historical sources and scholarship.
  • Analyze the changing relationship of the United States with the rest of the world.
  • Explain how evidence is analyzed and used to construct historical knowledge.

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