HIST 202 - United States History II

HIST 202 United States History II

This course explores United States history from the Reconstruction Era to the present. Through the analytical lenses of race, class, gender, ethnicity and sexuality, students examine the major forces that shaped, and continue to shape, the political, social, cultural, scientific, technological and environmental life of the nation. Specific attention is dedicated to examining the ways that the philosophical foundations of the U.S. Constitution and the government institutions it established evolved, and continue to evolve, in response to the ever-changing social, economic, and political rights and obligations of its inhabitants.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E1, E5b, E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2 or D and US-1 and US-2), UC (IGETC Area 3B or 4)
C-ID: HIST 140
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College of San Mateo

Department: History

Number of Units: 3


This description is for the Fall 2021 term