U.S. History Since 1877
3 Credit Hours

This course includes the political, socio-cultural, and economic factors in the development of American Civilization from the end of Reconstruction to the present. This course will focus on Industrialization, the emergence of the United States as a great power; boom and depression; war, internationalism, and Cold War, and modern industrial society. Throughout this course, students must read primary and secondary sources through a critical lens and use critical thinking skills to solve problems Additionally, this course reinforces students written communication skills through essays and verbal communication skills through class discussions and presentations. Importantly, students are asked to think critically, consider the viewpoints of others, and effectively express themselves, all of which will benefit them in the classroom, in life, and in the workforce.