Feb 26, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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HST 202 - U.S. History: Post-Reconstruction to Present

4 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): BT 113  or WR 115  or designated placement.

Course Description: Surveys American history from the Progressive Era to the present. Presents a detailed coverage of influences - political, social, ethnic, racial, colonial, religious, cultural, technical, and geographical - that have affected the history of the United States.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Identify and explain the events and people influencing political and social change as well as contributions in culture and religious movements among the various groups within the United States.
  • CLO#2: Identify and analyze settler colonialism, racial, governmental and class structures and their impacts. (ILO: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Global Consciousness)
  • CLO#3: Discuss and evaluate diverse human values, and recognize historical motives and actions affecting the present and identify opportunities for the future.
  • CLO#4: Identify the challenges facing the human race, American sense of democracy, legal, and environmental issues in the 21st century with a global perspective.
  • CLO#5: Identify historical context of current tensions in key regions in the world and the role of the United States in the international community.

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