Course Description: A study of the Civil War focusing on topics such Civil War medical practice, prisons, Negroes in the Civil War, constitutional issues, conscientious objectors, Copperhead activity, desertion and the life of the common soldier rather than on generals and battles.
Events Leading to the Firing on Fort Sumter
Civil War Prisons
The Political, Economic, and Military Issues Confronting the Confederacy
The Military Contribution of Blacks in the Civil War
Medical Practice During the Civil War
Course Length: 6 Weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Modern World History (HIS-225)
Course Description: An exploration of modern history addressing five regions that cover the entire world over the time period from the 1950's until today. Emphasis is on how the ending of the Second World War as well as the Cold War, industrialism, religious conflict, terrorism, and modern technology are affecting the world of today.
This course will also take into account the increasing importance of political revolutions, nationalism, and the interdependence of nations, as they developed in order to give the student insight into the present world as it is moving through the 21st Century.
Place the History of America in the Proper Perspective of World History
Identify the Forces that have Shaped a New Global Culture
Discuss the Enduring Issues that Face the World Today
Interpreting Historical Situations and Events in the Light of Our Own Unique Christian World and Life View