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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2020 HIS 022 20th and 21st Century World History 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri HIS-022-5


This course focuses on world history from the early 20th century to the present. It examines relations among the major powers, the impact of imperialism, the growth of global political economy, and the differing patterns of industrialization, modernization and cultural development throughout the period. In addition to analyzing the origins, course, and consequences of world wars and regional conflicts, students will also examine global movements with special reference to gender, class, and cultural issues.