Apr 24, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

HST 124 - Recent American History


Course Description: This course is an investigation of the history of the United States from World War II to the present. Attention is given to political issues and institutions, as well as economic, social, and intellectual trends. Topics may include the Cold War, the upheavals of the 1960s, the Vietnam War, the Reagan Revolution, and era of globalization.
Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101.
General Education Elective(s): Social Science
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify and describe the key political, social, and economic characteristics of each Post WWII era
  • Analyze what is unique in the American historical experience.
  • Examine American history in the broader global context.
  • Evaluate the American response to the major Post WWII conflicts from the Cold War through the War on Terror.

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