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History

HIS 163 [HIST 1301] UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1876 CLOSED

12 lessons, 1 final exam
Credit 3
The colonial origins of the United States and growth of the Republic to 1876.

HIS 164 [HIST 1302] UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1876

12 lessons, 1 final exam
Credit 3
Continuing survey of the history of the United States to the present.

HIS 265 [HIST 2311] WORLD HISTORY FROM THE DAWN OF CIVILIZATION THROUGH THE MIDDLE AGES CLOSED

11 lessons, 1 final exam
Credit 3
Writing Enhanced Course.
A survey of world history from the dawn of civilization in Mesopotamia, China, India, Egypt, and Mesoamerica through the Middle Ages in Europe and Asia. The Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation, as well as the rise of nation states and the commercial economy are stressed as background to modern history. Recommended as a basic history course for all liberal arts majors.
OPTION: Students who wish to enroll in this course on-line are directed to mark the enrollment application to indicate this preference.

HIS 266 [HIST 2312] WORLD HISTORY FROM THE RENAISSANCE TO THE AGE OF IMPERIALISM CLOSED

12 lessons, 1 final exam
Credit 3
Writing Enhanced Course.
A survey of world history since sixteenth century. Special attention is given to European expansion overseas, imperialism and colonization, the Industrial Revolution, the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, nineteenth century nationalism and democracy, and the colonial rebellions in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Such 20th century problems as World War I, World War II, the Cold War, and the collapse of Soviet Union are also considered. Recommended as the second half of a basic history course for all liberal arts majors.

HIS 379 [HIST 3379] RECENT AMERICAN HISTORY CLOSED

12 lessons, 1 final exam
Credit 3
An examination of United States History since 1920, emphasizing the development of the bureaucratic state, the rise of America to world power, and the social and economic foundations of American politics. In chronological sequence, such topics as the 1920's, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, and contemporary America are examined.

HIS 398 [ HIST 3398] TEXAS AND THE SOUTHWEST CLOSED

15 lessons, 1 final exam
Credit 3
Writing Enhanced Course
As a study of the Greater Southwest, this course surveys Spanish expansion and the Spanish-French rivalry in the lower Mississippi region and Texas. Special emphasis is given to geographic factors and cultural developments.


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