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

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 J. Hawke M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM

HIST 120 Medieval World

This course is a survey of world history from ca. 500 CE to ca. 1400 CE, emphasizing a regional and cross-cultural analysis of varying political, economic, social, and religious systems. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 M. Hakkenberg M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

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

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 G. Gibbs M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HIST 140 The Modern World

This course is a survey of world history from ca. 1800 CE to today, emphasizing a regional and cross-cultural analysis of varying political, economic, social, and religious systems. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. Bucher T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

HIST 200 United States History

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. Selby M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Spring 2020 J. Selby T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HIST 205 Introduction to Public History

This course uses a combination of scholarship, practice, and theory to introduce the bourgeoning field of Public History. Special focus will be given to museums, archives, oral history, cultural landscapes, and controversial topics.(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 G. Rosenthal 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

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 J. Hawke T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

HIST 213 Age of Alexander the Great

A survey of the Hellenistic Age of Greece, from the fourth century BCE to the rise of Rome in the first century BCE, with an emphasis on political, cultural and intellectual history. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. 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

Pre-requisites/Comments Take HIST-218L

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 L. Warden-Anderson 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)

Pre-requisites/Comments Take HIST-218

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 L. Warden-Anderson 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

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 M. Hakkenberg M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

HIST 244 History of Ireland

A survey of the history of Ireland from the ancient period to modern times. Our focus will be interdisciplinary, examining politics, religion, economic development, culture, and, of course, the very long Irish relationships with Rome and London. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 G. Gibbs M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 R. Willingham M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

HIST 255 South Africa

A survey of South Africa's history from the colonial period to the present.(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. Bucher M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 J. Selby M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

HIST 268 The Vietnam War

An analysis of America's longest war that concentrates on politics and diplomacy, but examines military and social factors as well. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. Selby T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HIST 273 Latin American Revolutions

A survey of key revolutionary turning points in Latin America, with special focus on the twentieth century. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 M. Wallace Fuentes T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

HIST 277 Pausanias' Tour of Greece

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
IL 2020 J. Hawke

HIST 277 Japan in the Twentieth Century

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
IL 2020 S. Xu

HIST 282 Modern East Asia

China, Japan, and Korea since the late 19th century. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 S. Xu M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

HIST 283 East Asian History in Films

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 S. 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

Pre-requisites/Comments Completion of one 100-level HIST course, sophomore standing

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 M. Miller T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Spring 2020 M. Miller M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Spring 2020 M. Wallace Fuentes 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

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-300 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 M. Hakkenberg T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

HIST 335 Issues in British History

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

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-300 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 G. Gibbs M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-300 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 J. Bucher T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HIST 370 Issues in Modern America

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

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-300 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 M. Henold T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

HIST 375 Issues Latin Amer & Carrbn His

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

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-300 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 M. Wallace Fuentes 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

Pre-requisites/Comments HIST-300 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 S. 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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 G. Gibbs

HIST 404 Library Practicum

Experience in the field of library science under the guidance of the Library staff. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 P. Cumbo

HIST 405 Independent Study

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 S. Xu

HIST 406 Independent Study

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 G. Rosenthal

HIST 490 Res Sem: WWII in East Asia

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 S. Xu T 2:00PM-5:00PM

HIST 490 Res Sem: Clothing & Culture

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 W. Leeson M 6:00PM-9:00PM

HIST 490 Res Sem: Comparative Genocides

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 R. 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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 G. Rosenthal