Students in this course are introduced to the history of the modern world from 1900 to 1945. Students explore and discuss major historical events and global conflicts that shaped the development of the world from the Era of Imperialism through the end of World War II. Through assignments designed to provide practical application of course content, students compose short essays on such topics as the essential elements to make a nation thrive, such as political policies and alliances; the impact of culture and technology on society; and the strengths and weaknesses of monumental historical documents. Students in this course learn to use a historical perspective to evaluate global events and key changes that shaped the first half of the 20th century.
Have one of the following:
- High school diploma;
- GED Conferred; or
- Collegiate transcript including 12 or more credits completed as a degree-seeking student
Unofficial transcript(s) from institution(s) with accreditation recognized by Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or US Department of Education. Unofficial transcripts must include the name of the institution, student name, grades earned, credits earned, degree earned (if applicable), course names/numbers and dates of attendance
Meet one of the following requirements:
- 21 years of age or older;
- Concurrently enrolled at another higher education institution;
- Active military or veteran; or
- Completion of 60 quarter credits from an accredited US higher education institution.