HIS101 United States History to 1877 (3)
This course provides a survey of United States history from European beginnings through the Reconstruction period after the Civil War. The course considers the changing configurations of American culture and its modes of expression, religion, politics, and literature. Also covered are the rise of the Federalists, the War of 1812, the emergence of the Jacksonian Movement, westward expansion, war with Mexico, and the Civil War. Special emphasis will be placed on economic, political, and social forces from colonial times to the Civil War.
HIS102 United States History since 1877 (3)
This course provides a survey of United States history from post-Civil War Reconstruction to the present. The course considers the changing configurations of American culture and its modes of expression, religion, politics, and literature. Emphasis will be placed on the changing role of the government in the lives of people and on the changing position of the United States in world affairs. The course will also cover the impact of industrialism, imperialism, two world wars, and the cold war on the policies of the United States.
HIS103 World History I (3)
This course will study the major developments in the history of the world from the earliest civilizations to the eve of European expansion in the fifteenth century. Comparison of key trends and conditions in different parts of the world. The course will cover the civilizations of the Ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome, as well as the development of European nations from the early Middle Ages to the High Middle Ages. Emphasis will be on political, social, religious, and cultural life.
HIS104 World History II (3)
This course is an examination of selected societies from the from the Reformation and Renaissance to the beginning of the modern era. The scope includes the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, and the Industrial Revolution. The course will also cover the breakdown of order in the early 20th century which led to World War I and World War II, the aftermath of World War II, the Cold War, and the fall of the Soviet Union.