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American History since 1865Course ID: HIST 212
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionThis course is an introduction to the history of the United States from the Civil War to the present. Students will demonstrate an understanding of how the United States became a modern industrial society, the emergence and evolution of the modern welfare state, the rise of the United States as a global power, and the impact of controversies over civil rights and liberties on American society.
Prerequisite/sHIST 101, HIST 102, HIST 103, or HIST 104 for students admitted to Loyola University for Fall 2012 or later. No requirement for students with a declared major or minor in History.