Contemporary World History

Course Code: GHST 210

Academic Year: 2022-2023

This course introduces students in the third and fourth semesters of GAS University Transfer to key events, actors and outcomes of the post-1945 period. As the term progresses, students participate in lectures and group discussions and activities designed to help them better analyze and interpret historical data. Alongside the textbook, students read from primary source texts such as George Kennan's "Long Telegram" and watch documentaries on events such as the Tiananmen Square protests. Assignments include producing reports and essays on selected subjects and participation in discussion groups. This course is only for students in the General Arts & Science University Transfer program.