NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE CONTENT SUMMARY
HIS 241-242 - HISTORY OF RUSSIA, THE SOVIET UNION, AND CONTEMPORARY RUSSIA (3 CR.) (3 CR.)

Course Description

Surveys the history of Russia from earliest times to the present.  Includes political, economic, multi-national, social, and cultural aspects of Russia, the Soviet Union, and contemporary Russia.   HIS 241 begins in the ancient period and continues through the reign of Nicholas II.  HIS 242 begins with the 1917 revolution and continues to the present. Lecture 3 hours a week.

General Course Purpose

Provides a course of special interest to students and citizens of all ages.

Course Prerequisites/Co-requisites

Preferable, but not mandatory, that students complete HIS 101-102 prior to enrollment. Ability to use English language correctly and effectively at the college-entry level is expected.  HIS 241 is not a prerequisite for HIS 242.

Course Objective

Upon successful completion of HIS 241, students will be able to:

Upon successful completion of HIS 242, students will be able to:

Major Topics to be Covered – HIS 241

Major Topics to be Covered – HIS 242

 



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