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HIS 101 - History of Western Civilization 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 Civilization-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 Civilization 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 125 - History of the American Indian
Examines the history and culture of the native peoples of the Americas.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 127 - Women in American History
Studies the role of women and attitudes toward women in American society from colonial times to the present.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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 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 211 - History of England I
Examines the history of England from the Neolithic period up through 1714.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
None
3 credits
HIS 211 Detailed Outline
HIS 241 - History of Russia I
Surveys history of Russia from earliest times to the present. Includes political, economic, multi-national, social, and cultural aspects of Russian and Soviet history. 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 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 270 - America in the Gilded Age
Studies in detail American history during the years from 1870-1900 - The Gilded Age, emphasizing the relationships between various aspects of American life and identifying themes that helped define the era.
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 290 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits