The FBI has notified all Philadelphia area colleges and universities about a recent social media posting threatening violence at an unspecified Philadelphia area college or university on Monday, October 5 at 2 p.m. EST. Since the shooting last week at a community college in Oregon, the FBI has seen similar social media postings throughout the country. Delaware County Community College takes campus safety very seriously and in response to this threat the College has notified the local police departments presiding over all of the College's locations and is working in conjunction with them to enhance security. The College’s Office of Safety & Security will also increase security patrols on Monday and monitor the situation closely. We ask that you remain aware of your surroundings and report any suspicious activity or behaviors to Security at 610-359-5303. 

HIS 225 - History of the Second World War

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with the major causes, events, and ramifications of the Second World War. Upon completion of this course, students will understand the problems that led to the conflict, the major events that shaped its outcome, and the effects of the war that still resonate today. Students will also be exposed to primary and secondary sources pertaining to the Second World War. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Demonstrate an understanding of the causes, major events, and ramifications of the Second World War. Think and write critically and analytically about issues concerning the Second World War, its causes, and its outcomes; with an emphasis upon the concepts of Modern War, Total War, and Global War. Utilize information literacy to become familiar with scholarly literature and identify differing points of view on controversial topics pertaining to the Second World War. Utilize information literacy to identify, read, comprehend, and synthesize primary and secondary sources dealing with the Second World War. Recognize how the Second World War still resonates in today’s global issues.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: Prereq: ENG 050 and REA 050