4 Credits, 4 Contacts

The course continues the development of Western Civilization from c. 1700 to the 20th Century. Major political, economic, and social developments reviewed include the Scientific, French, and American revolutions, the Industrial Revolution, the European Balance of Power (c. 1815-1870), the origins of World War I and II, and the Cold War era (c. 1945-1990). Instruction develops critical thinking skills relevant to understanding complex historical trends of the era.

Prerequisite: ENG 121