Oct 03, 2022  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 1700 - The World Since 1945

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: None

This course focuses on the recovery from World War II, the Cold War, decolonization, the emergence of Asia, the breakup of the Soviet Union, and globalization.

Billable Contact Hours: 3

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the economic, intellectual, political, and social effects of the following events:

World War II
The Cold War
De-colonization
The emergence of Asia
The breakup of the Soviet Union
Globalization

Objectives: For each of the above events, students will:

  1. Identify and discuss the economic effects.
  2. Identify and discuss the intellectual effects.
  3. Identify and discuss the political effects.
  4. Identify and discuss the social effects.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the economic, intellectual, political, and social effects of the following events upon World History:

World War II
The Cold War
De-colonization
The emergence of Asia
The breakup of the Soviet Union
Globalization

Objectives: For each of the above events, students will:

  1. Explain and analyze the economic effects upon World History.
  2. Explain and analyze the intellectual effects upon World History.
  3. Explain and analyze the political effects upon World History.
  4. Explain and analyze the social effects upon World History.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Recovery from World War II
  2. The Cold War
  3. Decolonization
  4. The Emergence of Asia
  5. The Breakup of the Soviet Union
  6. Globalization

Primary Faculty
Crawford, Tina
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Williams-Chehmani, Angie
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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