The World Since 1945

HST 2150 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Examines major historical events since 1945. Analyzes the political, social, cultural, and economic relationship between the developed and developing world as a backdrop for major moments in history since the end of World War II. Major topics include the end of World War II, the Cold War, decolonization, the fall of the Soviet Union, the Middle East, and the role of nationalism and globalization in recent historical events. Emphasizes the role of difference—ethnic, racial, gender, religious, etc.—in determining the geopolitical reality.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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