CRC19: Courses

HIST 313 History of the United States (1865-1945)

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: ENGWR 300

Transferable: CSU; UC (HIST 313 and 321 combined: maximum transfer credit is one course)


This is a survey course on the development and growth of the United States from the end of Reconstruction in 1877 to the present day. Particular emphasis will be placed upon the political, economic, social and cultural developments during the designated time period. The course will cover the establishment and evolutionary status of the U.S. as a leading world power. Additionally, the course will address the changes to American society resulting from various revolutionary movements on race, gender, orientation, and labor. Includes coverage of California state and local government.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the key events, individuals, and themes that have shaped United States History from 1877-Present (SLO #1).