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HIS 101 - Western Civilizations Pre-1600 CE
Examines the development of western civilization from ancient times to 1600 CE.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 101 Detailed Outline
HIS 102 - Western Civilizations Post-1600 CE
Examines the development of western civilization from 1600 CE to the present.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 102 Detailed Outline
HIS 111 - World Civilizations Pre-1500 CE
Surveys the history of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe from antiquity to approximately 1500. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 111 Detailed Outline
HIS 112 - World Civilizations Post-1500 CE
Surveys the history of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from approximately 1500 CE through the present. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 112 Detailed Outline
HIS 121 - United States History to 1877
Introduces the history of the United States from its origins to 1877. Includes the European exploration, development of the American colonies and their institutions, the Revolution, major political, social and economic developments, geographical expansion, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. This is a Passport Transfer course
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 121 Detailed Outline
HIS 122 - United States History Since 1865
Introduces the history of the United States from 1865 to present. Includes major political, social and economic developments since 1865, overseas expansion, the two world wars, the Cold War and the post-Cold War era. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 122 Detailed Outline
HIS 267 - The Second World War
Examines causes and consequences of the Second World War. Includes the rise of totalitarianism, American neutrality, military developments, the home fronts, diplomacy, and the decision to use the atomic bomb.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 276 - United States History Since World War II
Investigates United States history from 1945 to the present, studying both domestic developments and American involvement in international affairs.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 277 - The American Experience in Vietnam
Analyzes American involvement in Vietnam from World War II with emphasis on the presidencies of Johnson, Nixon and Ford.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 279 - Age of the American Revolution
Examines the factors that led to the separation of the American colonies from Great Britain. The course covers the events leading to the Revolutionary War, the problems faced by the revolutionary government in fighting the war, the war itself, and the postwar events leading to the adoption of the United States Constitution.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits