Old Core: Fulfills Western History. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II.
Course Description: The United States and other countries faced a series of crises in the twentieth century: World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, and the collapse of Communism. This learning community examines the interconnected crises by emphasizing how governments and political movements, "created" a history or reality, shaped a shared culture, and recruited, mobilized, and induced willing sacrifice. The curriculum of these courses stresses the analysis of propaganda and its effects. "Texts" for the learning community will include primary and secondary historical documents, literature, film, online sources, and visits to the Museum of Television and Radio.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial
Area of Knowledge II, Exploratory Course
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: