History Course Descriptions & Outlines

HIST 1121 | World History I | Credits: 3

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Course surveys the history of world civilizations from prehistoric societies up to 1500.

HIST 1122 | World History II | Credits: 3

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Course surveys the history of world civilizations from 1500 up to the present through politics, economics, and culture.

HIST 1345 | American History up to 1865 | Credits: 3

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Students will study the development of American political, social, and economic institutions and practices. This course surveys the period of American development from pre-Columbian America through the Civil War. Topics include colonization, the American Revolution, the early national period, the War of 1812, nationalism, the civil war, and early American presidents and their respective policies.

HIST 1355 | American History from 1865-Present | Credits: 3

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American History from 1865 to the Present examines the development of American political, social, and economic institutions and practices. Survey topics include reconstruction, industrialization, late nineteenth century politics, urbanization, America as a world power, World War I, the "Roaring Twenties," the Great Depression, World War II, the baby boom, Vietnam War, and late twentieth century socio-economic developments.

HIST 1142 | Native American History | Credits 3

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Survey of the significant historical, social, political, economic and cultural forces which contributed to the development of existing relationships and policies between sovereign Indian nations and Western civilizations.