Jun 14, 2021  
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◆ HIS 245 - U.S. in the World (GT-HI1)

3.0 Credits
Prerequisites: Accuplacer Sentence Skills (SS) score of 95 or higher and Reading Comprehension (RC) score of 80 or higher; or Next Generation Accuplacer Writing scores 246 or higher; or equivalent ACT/SAT scores; or passed CCR 092 , CCR 093 , CCR 094 , or ENG-090 with a grade of C- or better. The college may also use previous academic history, including high school information, for placement.
This course focuses on major themes of United States history in the context of worldwide historical phenomena including global contacts and exchange, colonial frontiers and international trade, America’s influence on the age of revolutions, industrialization and movement of populations, urbanization and rural change, and expansion of state power and rise of social movements. Through readings and discussions on problems in political, social, public, and personal history students will gain an understanding of historical processes and methodology and will learn how to use critical historical analysis in order to achieve a greater perspective on the U.S.’s role in world history. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category.
LEC 45 Contact hours



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