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HIS 113U - The American Experience: The United States and the World

Old Core: Fulfills Western History.
New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II.

Course Description: This course traces the transformation of the U.S. since World War I from an isolationist power, reluctant to form "entangling alliances" or interfere in international affairs outside the Western Hemisphere to the dominant world power. It will examine how and why this change occurred through U.S. participation in two World Wars and forty years of Cold War and what the consequences of that transformation have been for Americans at home and for world international relations.

Course Rotation: Fall and Spring.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

History Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge II, Exploratory Course

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: