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HIS 101 - History of Western Civilization I
Examines the development of western civilization from ancient times to the present. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 102 - History of Western Civilization II
Examines the development of western civilization from ancient times to the present. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 111 - History of World Civilization I
Surveys Asian, African, Latin American, and European civilizations from the ancient period to the present. Part I of II. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 112 - History of World Civilization II
Surveys Asian, African, Latin American, and European civilizations from the ancient period to the present. Part II of II. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 121 - United States History I
Surveys United States history from its beginning to the present. Part I of II. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 122 - United States History II
Surveys United States history from its beginning to the present. Part II of II. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 205 - Local History
Studies the history of the local community and/or region.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIS 226 - Topics in European History II
Examines selected topics in the history of Europe from ancient times to the present. Part II 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 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 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
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