HIST 293

World War II in History and Memory

History College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Explores the causes, flow, and the global significance of the Second World War, emphasizing U.S. experiences in the European and Pacific theatres. Fosters the skills necessary to analyze the war through the perspectives of military and political figures, the "Greatest Generation," and voices beyond the battlefields.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Note

Offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout the year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

Title

Historical Knowledge of Global Conflict of 1939 to 1945

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to explain and analyze the history and memory of the global conflict of 1939 to 1945.

Title

Research Literature

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze and interpret primary and secondary source documents.

Title

Critical Interpretation

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to formulate historical arguments based on primary sources and place them in a historiographical context.

Title

Critical Analysis

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to interpret and discuss the meanings and history and memory.