Courses

HIST 110 Ancient World

This course is a survey of world history from the Mesolithic era to ca. 500 CE, emphasizing a regional and cross-cultural analysis of varying political, economic, social, and religious systems. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Jason Hawke M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

HIST 130 Early Modern World History

This course is a survey of world history from ca. 1400 CE to ca. 1800 CE, emphasizing a regional and cross-cultural analysis of varying political, economic, social, and religious systems. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Gary G. Gibbs M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HIST 200 United States History

A broad survey of the forces and structures of American history. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. John G. Selby T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HIST 211 The Origins of War

Explore the place of warfare in the development of human civilization, from its prehistoric origins through the classical period (ending approximately 500CE). Themes of the course include the definition of warfare versus other types of conflict; the social and cultural impulses that have driven societies to mobilize for armed conflict; anthropological and archaeological approaches to studying warfare; the ritual and cultural constructs ancient societies mobilized and employed in their pursuit of war; and the implications of warfare for social, cultural, and political symbols in ancient civilizations. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Jason Hawke T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

HIST 218 Introduction to Archaeology

An introduction to the theories and methods used by archaeologists to reconstruct the cultural practices of past human societies, from religion and authority to domestic life and trade. Case studies introduce students to archaeological sites in places such as Egypt, Greece, Mesoamerica, and North America.(Cross-listed as ANTH 218/ARTH 218). (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Take HIST-218L Must be taken at the same time as this course.
  • Co-Requirement HIST-218L-1

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Leslie A. Warden M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

HIST 218L Intro. to Archaeology Lab

An introduction to the theories and methods used by archaeologists to reconstruct the cultural practices of past human societies, from religion and authority to domestic life and trade. Case studies introduce students to archaeological sites in places such as Egypt, Greece, Mesoamerica, and North America. (1)

Requisites

  • Take HIST-218 Must be taken at the same time as this course.
  • Co-Requirement HIST-218-A

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
1 Dr. Leslie A. Warden W 3:50PM-5:50PM

HIST 231 The Reformation

The religious reformations of the 16th century and their environment: political, social, economic, intellectual, and religious. (This course counts toward major credit in the Religion-Philosophy major. History 231 and Religion 212 may not both be taken for credit.) (Cross-listed as RELG 212). Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Michael A. Hakkenberg M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

HIST 246 Holocaust

An historical account and a philosophical analysis of the Holocaust, including an examination of theological reactions to this event. (Cross-listed as RELG 246). Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Robert A. Willingham M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

HIST 261 Civil War

A survey designed to examine the causes of the sectional conflict, the course of events, and the consequences of the war. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. John G. Selby M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

HIST 272 Latin America

A thematic survey of Latin America's indigenous background, colonization, independence, and national period. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. M. Ivonne Wallace Fuentes T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

HIST 283 East Asian History in Films

1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E Dr. Stella Y. Xu M/W 6:00PM-9:00PM

HIST 300 Historical Methods

This course serves as the introduction to the discipline, examining both the theory and practice of history. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Completion of one 100-level HIST course, sophomore standing Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Mark F. Miller T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

HIST 320 Issues in the Middle Ages

An examination of issues of significance to the period. May be repeated for credit with different content. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HIST-300 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Michael A. Hakkenberg T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

HIST 350 Issues in African History

An examination of issues of significance to the period. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HIST-300 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Jesse W. Bucher T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HIST 380 Issues in East Asia History

An examination of issues of significance to the field. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • HIST-300 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Stella Y. Xu T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

HIST 402 Historical Journal Editing Pra

An internship in the 16th-century Journal Book Review Office. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Gary G. Gibbs

HIST 405 Independent Study

Supervised reading and research in a selected historical field. (1/2) 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Stella Y. Xu

HIST 406 Independent Study

Supervised reading and research in a sel ected historical field. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. John G. Selby
B Dr. M. Ivonne Wallace Fuentes
C Dr. Mark F. Miller
D Dr. Whitney A.M. Leeson
F Dr. Robert A. Willingham
I Dr. Stella Y. Xu

HIST 416 Internship

Experience in a field of applied histor y, under the guidance of a member of the history faculty. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. G S Rosenthal

HIST 490 Res Sem: Comparative Genocides

A seminar approach to selected topics for advanced students. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Robert A. Willingham W/F 2:20PM-3:50PM

HIST 496 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminat ing in a paper, artistic creation, or pe rformance. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Jesse W. Bucher
B Dr. G S Rosenthal