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HIST 357. Multicultural US Women's History

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: History of women in the United States from pre-European contact to the present, emphasis on cross-cultural comparisons of women of color and minorities.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HIST 358. Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Why people migrated, evolution of the concept of race, growing distinctions between race and ethnicity, intercultural relations, nativism and acceptance, areas of settlement, contribution to American society, problems faced within the U.S.
Semester Offered: Even Fall
Goal Area:
  • GOAL AREA 5: HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
  • GOAL AREA 7: RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY IN THE U.S.


HIST 361. Latin America, 1492-1825

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Spanish and Portuguese colonial empires in America from their origins through the wars of independence.
Semester Offered: Fall


HIST 362. Latin America Since 1825

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Development of the major Latin American countries since the wars of independence.
Semester Offered: Spring


HIST 365. Traditional Asia

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: A broad survey of Asian history to about 1600 A.D., focusing primarily on cultural and intellectual history of India, China, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia.
Semester Offered: Fall


HIST 369. China Since 1800

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The modernization of China. Primary emphasis on political, social, and economic developments during the Manchu, Nationalist, and Communist periods.
Semester Offered: Spring


HIST 370. Africa to 1500

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Origins of humans in Africa; Ancient African Kingdoms; Roman, Byzantine and Islamic influences up to the coming of the Portuguese.
Semester Offered: Fall


HIST 371. Africa Since 1500

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: African reactions to European discovery, settlement, and colonial domination; European colonial regions to the advent of African self-rule.
Semester Offered: Spring


HIST 380. Topics in History

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: An interpretive study of selected topics in history. May be repeated with different subject to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HIST 385. Concepts and Theories in History for Social Studies Teachers

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Practical application of discipline for middle and high school. Learn philosophy of history and branching off of the other social sciences. Translate content, theory, method, into grade-appropriate classroom materials.
Prerequisites: HIST 140 or HIST 141
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


HIST 391. Junior Seminar

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Description: Deepening level of historical expertise and advanced career planning through analysis of primary sources, archival research, construction of historical narratives and projects, and formulating thesis questions.
Prerequisites: HIST 291
Semester Offered: Fall


HIST 402. The Middle East

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The rise and development of medieval Islamic civilization; the Middle East under the Ottomans; the recent age.
Semester Offered: Even Spring


HIST 403. Medieval Europe, 325-1500

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Political, economic and cultural history of Europe from the later Roman Empire to the end of the fifteenth century.
Semester Offered: Odd Fall


HIST 404. The Renaissance, 1300-1500

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Growth of the secular spirit and state; rise of humanism; social and economic forces; beginning of European expansion; the dawn of modern science.
Semester Offered: Fall


HIST 405. The Reformation, 1500-1648

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Protestant and Catholic Reformations; religious wars, rise of the modern state, modern culture and capitalism.
Semester Offered: Spring


HIST 408. Europe and World War I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Origins of World War I; the war and peace settlement; Russian Revolution; post-war problems; origins and rise of Fascism and Nazism.
Semester Offered: Even Fall


HIST 409. Europe and World War II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Causes of World War II; the war and post-war problems; adjustments which have created contemporary Europe.
Semester Offered: Even Spring


HIST 411. The Holocaust

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The history and implications of the Nazi genocide; historiographical issues.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HIST 418. History of Social Welfare in the U.S.

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Survey and analysis of the development of social welfare concerns in the U.S. as they have been shaped by a combination of social, political, and economic factors.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HIST 420. Colonial North America (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Cultural, political, military, economic, and social experiences.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 7: RACIAL AND ETHNIC DIVERSITY IN THE U.S.


HIST 421. Revolutionary America, 1763-1791

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Revolutionary era society, the American Revolution, the War for Independence, and the development of self-rule through the adoption of the Bill of Rights.
Semester Offered: Spring


HIST 422. Launching A Nation: America 1792-1848

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Territorial expansion, reform, social change, economic development and growth of political democracy from the Federalist Era to the Mexican-American War.
Semester Offered: Fall


HIST 423. Civil War and Reconstruction U.S. 1848-1877

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Sectionalism, disunion and war; the Confederacy, reunion and reaction.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HIST 425. Reform, War and Change: U.S. 1890-1945

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Social, economic, cultural, and political trends, issues, and change, including progressivism, depression, war, urbanization.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


HIST 426. The Cold War and American Life

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Impact of the Cold War on the economic, political and social development of the United States after World War II.
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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