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
Fall 2020 S. Xu 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 2020 M. Hakkenberg M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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
Fall 2020 G. Gibbs T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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
Spring 2021 J. Bucher T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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 2020 J. Selby T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Spring 2021 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
Spring 2021 G. Rosenthal T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

HIST 210 Environmental History

A survey which explores the relationship between history and the environment, with focus on a specific area of the world, and the connection between a people and its habitat through time. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 J. Bucher M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HIST 214 Ancient Rome

A survey of the history of the ancient Rome from its eighth-century BCE beginnings to the fall of the Roman Empire in the West in 476 CE. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 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 2021 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 2021 L. Warden-Anderson W 3:50PM-5:50PM

HIST 223 Medieval England

An introduction to the history of Roman and medieval England. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

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

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 2021 M. Hakkenberg M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

HIST 243 Modern Britain

Emphasis is on the emergence of the modern English nation under the Tudors, the evolution of constitutional and parliamentary government, the development of the British Empire and its role in world affairs in the 19th and 20th centuries. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 G. Gibbs M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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
Fall 2020 R. Willingham F 1:30PM-4:30PM

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 2021 J. Selby T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

HIST 262 US Women's History

A survey of the history of American women from the colonial period to the present. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 M. Henold M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

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 2020 S. Xu M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

HIST 290 Sp Top: the French Revolution

Investigation of a special topic not re gularly offered, with the topic determin ed by the history faculty. May be repeated for credit with different content. Lecture: 3 hr s/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 M. Hakkenberg T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

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 2020 M. Miller T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Spring 2021 M. Wallace Fuentes T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

HIST 310 Issues in Ancient 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 2021 J. Hawke T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

HIST 340 Issues in Modern Europe

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 2020 R. Willingham M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

HIST 360 Issues in Early 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 2020 M. Miller 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 2021 S. Xu M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

HIST 406 Independent Study

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 J. Bucher

HIST 490 Seminar

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 G. Rosenthal W 3:00PM-6:00PM
Spring 2021 M. Henold T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM