Oct 19, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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HIST 3146 - American Ideas, 20th- Century


A study of big ideas in the American past. Moves chronologically from the Progressive Era up to the present while examining themes that include liberalism, conservatism, democracy, secularization, the role of religion in American life, theology, the threat of totalitarianism abroad, the rise of postmodernism and relativism, and other key issues. Ideas will be explored in historical context and related to key events and developments.

Requisites: Soph or Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will develop an understanding of major ideas that existed in the past of the United States.
  • Students will develop and master formal skills of writing, argumentation, and verbal presentation.
  • Students will learn how to read primary and secondary sources critically.



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