Students in this course are introduced to the history of the contemporary world from 1945 to 2000. They explore and discuss major historical events that shaped the development of the world from post-World War II decolonization through the post-Cold War era. Students consider elements introduced in this era, such as scientific advancements, technological innovations, and political policies, and then they write about the elements that they believe are most important in influencing contemporary life. Students also learn to use a historical perspective to evaluate global events and key changes that shaped the second 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.