History (HST)

History

History (HST)

The mission of the History courses within the Social Science Department offered by Ozarks Technical College is to instruct students in world history from the first human societies to the present, or the history of the United States from the first Americans to the present. 

Course Information Cr Hrs
HST-105 The World in History: I

This course is a general survey of the world from the origins of human settlement to the beginning of the Renaissance. The purpose is to introduce students to the basic institutions of human civilization through the study of cultural, social, political and economic trends over time.

3-3-0
HST-106 The World in History: II

This course is a continuation of The World in History: I. It provides a chronological and geographical survey of the world’s history from the Age of Exploration in the 15th century up to and including events and people at the beginning of the 21st century.

3-3-0
HST-120 First Americans to War

This course is a survey of the history of the United States from pre-Columbian societies through the Civil War, including formative political, social, economic and cultural developments. It also introduces students to history as an academic discipline and requires analysis, synthesis and evaluation of primary and secondary materials in reading, dicussion and writing. Students taking both HST 120 and HST 130 satisify the Missouri state law requiring instruction in the United States and Missouri Constitutions.

3-3-0
HST-130 Reconstruction to the Present

This course is a survey of the history of the United States from Reconstruction to the present, covering the political, economic, social and cultural developments that have shaped modern America. It introduces students to history as an academic discipline and requires analysis, systhesis and evaluation of primary and secondary materials in reading, discussion and writing. Students taking both HST 120 and HST 130 will satisfy the Missouri state law requiring instruction in the United States and Missouri Constitutions.

3-3-0
HST-230 Twentieth Century America

This course is for the student who desires a comprehensive view of contemporary America. Emphasis is on the Progressive Era, World War I, the Twenties, the Depression Era, United States and the World 1930-1941, World War II, the Cold War, the Korean War and the Vietnam War to the present.

 Prerequisite: HST 105 or HST 106 or HST 120 or HST 130.
3-3-0