HIS - HISTORY

HIS-101 West Civilization to the Reformation

This course is a study of the Western world from ancient times to the Renaissance and Reformation. Major cultural, social, economic, political, and religious developments in the history of the West are surveyed. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-102 West Civilization since the Reformation

This course is a study of the Western world from the sixteenth century to the contemporary period. Major cultural, social, economic, political, and religious developments in modern Western history are surveyed. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-105 Women in History

This course is a study of women's roles from the classical age to the present. Various past societies are examined to determine their attitudes towards women as well as the causes and consequences of these attitudes. Particular attention is placed on studying women's roles in 19th and 20th century Europe and America. >General Education Course. > Diversity Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-106 Modern Europe to the French Revolution

This course is an analysis of western European history from the late Middle Ages to 1815. The course provides an overview of the major political, economic, and cultural developments which molded early modern Europe and culminates with an intensive examination of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic era. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-107 Modern Europe since the French Revolution

This course is an analysis of western European history from 1815 to present. The course provides an overview of the major political, economic, and cultural developments which characterize modern Europe and concludes with a comparative study of postwar Europe and America. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-111 US History to the Reconstruction

This course is a survey of the history of America from the colonial era to the Civil War and Reconstruction period. Emphasis is placed on the origins of American political system and on the social, cultural, economic, and diplomatic development of the United States. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-112 US History since the Reconstruction

This course is a survey of the history of the United States from the Reconstruction period to the present. Emphasis is placed on the American political system and on the social, economic, and diplomatic development of the United States. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-113 20th Century US History to WWII

This course is a study of the United States from the beginning of the 20th Century through the New Deal Era of the 1930's. Topics covered include Industrialism, Progressivism, the Great Depression, the New Deal, United States involvement in world affairs, World War I, and the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the United States during this period. >GeneralEducation Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-114 20th Century US History since WWII

This course is a study of the United States from the Second World War to the present. Topics covered include World War II diplomacy, the Cold War, containment, the Vietnam era, d195169tente, domestic reforms including Civil Rights, and the Great Society, Watergate, and other political, social, economic, and cultural developments in the United States from the 1940's to the present. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-116 Women in American History

This course is a survey of the history of women from the colonial period to the present. Feminism, women's suffrage, and the advocacy of social and economic equality are the unifying themes of the course. >General Education Course. >Diversity Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-121 Modern Asian History

This course is a study of modern China, India, and Japan. The course focuses on these societies' traditional cultures and world views and on the alterations and disruptions in these societies as a result of the introduction of Western values and ideas in the 19th and 20th centuries. >General Education Course. >Diversity Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-124 African American History [1877-Present]

The content of this course spans from the end of the Reconstruction Era to the present day. Its aim is to write into the historical discourse of all Americans the contributions of African Americans which shaped this country through their distinctive struggles and experiences. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-126 Modern African History

This course is a survey of African History from 1750 to the present. Emphasis is placed on the impact of slavery and western imperialism, the emergence of the new African states since the Second World War, and the social, cultural, political, and economic development of Africa. >General Education Course. >Diversity Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-130 Latin American History to the Independence

This course is a study of the European and Indian heritage of Latin American civilization. The course examines the development of colonial culture, with special emphasis on its government and economy, and concludes with an analysis of the wars of independence. >General Education Course. >Diversity Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-131 Latin American History since the Independence

This course is a study of Latin America since 1850. The course analyzes the development of the region's principal countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, and Mexico. Regionalism, cultural development, the impact of American and world politics, dictatorships, land reforms, and constitutional issues relative to these countries are considered. >General Education Course. >Diversity Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-132 The Spanish Speaking Caribbean and Central America since 1898

This course is a study of the Spanish Speaking Caribbean and Central America since 1898. The course analyzes the development of the region's principal countries, including Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Cultural development, the impact of the United States and Cold War politics, dictatorships, land reforms and constitutional issues relative to these countries are considered. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-135 History of the Middle East

This course analyzes the rise of Islam with an emphasis on its cultural, intellectual, and scientific contributions to Middle Eastern civilization. Islam is examined as a religion, as a vast imperial political system, and as an advanced culture. Special attention is given to current Mideast conflicts and to the role of the United Nations in the region. International confrontation and collaboration in the region is examined. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-144 Contemporary American Issues and Problems

This course is a study in a historical context of selected political, social, economic, and diplomatic issues and problems facing the United States in the contemporary world. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-145 Anatomy of Peace

This course is a study in a historical context of peace and war, particularly in the 20th century. Topics considered include diplomacy and peacemaking, arms control, world organizations, nonviolence, conflict, and conflict resolution. Relevant ethical, economic, biological, social, political, and psychological issues are examined. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-146 Genocide and Holocaust

This course is an introduction to the history of 20th and 21st century genocide and violent conflict. Areas of focus include the Armenian, Ukrainian, Cambodian, Rwandan, Bosnian, and Darfurian genocides with special attention given to the Holocaust (Shoah). The course approaches these genocides as products of distinct historical contexts and changing international responses while developing a generic model for recognizing genocide drawn from historiographical debates. Diversity Course. Lecture [3.00]

Credits

3

HIS-195 Vietnam

This partially online course is a 13-hour television course on the history of American and French involvement in Indochina. Interviews with major figures and ordinary individuals are interspersed with the film footage from a dozen countries [including France and Vietnam] as well as from US news and government archives. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HIS-201 American Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877

This course explores the causes, course, and consequence of the Civil War Era. Broad political, social, military, and economics aspects of this period will be covered. Substantial attention will also be paid to the challenges and failures of Reconstruction. Students will learn historical facts and interpretation while building on their understanding of the broad scope of history as a discipline. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WRT-101

HIS-291 Co-Op Work Experience [History]

This course offers students an opportunity for supervised work in the field of history. Job assistance is available through the Co-Op Office. Lecture [1.00], Cooperative [3.00].

Credits

1

Prerequisites

1 course from HIS

HIS-292 Co-Op Work Experience [History]

This course offers students an opportunity for supervised work in the field of history. Job assistance is available through the Co-Op Office. Lecture [1.00], Cooperative [8.00].

Credits

2

Prerequisites

1 course from HIS

HIS-293 Co-Op Work Experience [History]

This course offers students an opportunity for supervised work in the field of history. Job assistance is available through the Co-Op Office. Lecture [1.00], Cooperative [12.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

1 course from HIS