Feb 05, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HU 448 - World War II

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course provides a general survey of the history of the causes, course, and consequences of World War II. The course focuses upon the diplomatic, political, and military facets of the war and those ideological forces that gave rise to the war. Topics that will be covered include the final diplomatic settlement of World War I, the rise of communism and fascism in Europe, the march to war in Europe and Asia, the European and Pacific Theaters of Operation, the Holocaust, and the origins of the Cold War. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Describe the events that caused World War II
  • Describe the events that comprised the course of World War II
  • Describe how World War II was largely a clash between the ideologies of fascism and communism
  • Describe ideological and racial origins of the “second holocaust” against the millions of Soviet soldiers made prisoner by the Nazis

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None 

Course Topics
  • No course topics appended

Dr. Patrick Jung

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