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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 141 - African-American History I
Surveys the history of black Americans from their African origins to the present. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 142 - African-American History II
Surveys the history of black Americans from their African origins to the present. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 181 - Introduction to Historic Preservation
Provides a foundation and introduction to historic preservation practices and issues in Virginia and the United States. Emphasizes legislation, policies, and methodologies that form our present national, state, and local preservation systems.
Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 181 Detailed Outline
HIS 183 - Survey of Museum Practice
Explores the role of the museum in society and traces the foundations upon which these public, cultural and educational institutions are built. Emphasizes the management and interpretation of historic properties and collections.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 185 - Introduction to Museum Education
Explores the basic elements of museum education, the different programming techniques museums use to reach all types of audiences, and the ways museums identify audiences. This course is cross-listed with ART 185. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Credit - 3 Lecture - 3 hoursTotal - 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 185 Detailed Outline
HIS 186 - Collections Management
Discusses the fundamentals of collections policy, deaccessioning, appraisal, and curatorial management.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
HIS 203 - History of African Civilization
Examines major social, economic, political and religious developments across the African continent from earliest times to the present. The assignments in the course require college-level reading fluency and coherent communication through written reports.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 203 Detailed Outline
HIS 225 - Topics in European History I
Examines selected topics in the history of Europe from ancient times to the present. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 243 - History of the Ancient World I
Studies the history of the ancient world from the dawn of civilization in the Near East to the fall of Rome. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 251 - History of Middle East Civilization I
Surveys intellectual, cultural, social, economic and religious patterns in the civilizations of the Middle East. Covers Semitic, Indo-European, and Turkic-speaking peoples from pre-Islamic to the present. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 253 - History of Asian Civilizations I
Surveys the civilizations of Asia from their origins to the present. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 254 - History of Modern East Asian Civilizations
Examines East Asian civilizations from the early modern period through the present day.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 254 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 269 - Civil War and Reconstruction
Studies factors that led to the division between the States. Examines the war, the home fronts, and the era of Reconstruction.
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 281 - History of Virginia I
Examines the cultural, political, and economic history of the Commonwealth from its beginning to the present. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 282 - History of Virginia II
Examines the cultural, political, and economic history of the Commonwealth from its beginning to the present. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
HIS 296 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
HIS 298 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits