Course Descriptions



History of Civilization 20th Century

Credit(s): 3

This course explores the history of the world in the 20th century, beginning with the Berlin Conference in 1885 and continuing to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the causes and effects of the two World Wars, the dynamics of the Cold War, the rise of terrorism, and the role of the nation-state. Students are expected to read and write at college level and are required to participate in discussions. Lecture: 3 hours per week