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HIST 202 U.S. History from 1877 to the Present

Course Description

This course explores U.S. history from 1877 to the present day. The focus is on the political, economic, social and cultural forces that have shaped the modern nation and the varied experiences and contributions of the diverse peoples of America. Topics covered include the Gilded Age, “roaring 20s,” Great Depression, World Wars, the sixties, the Reagan era, the War on Terror and the Obama presidency.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2, D US-1, D US-2; DSI
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2; DSI, D US-1, D US-2), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)
C-ID: HIST 140