HIST 1111 Survey of World History to 1500
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

A survey of world history to early modern times.

HIST 1112 Survey of World History since 1500
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

A survey of world history from early modern times to the present.

HIST 1140 Introduction to African and African-American History
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

(Same as AAS 1140.) African history and culture, the coming of Africans to the Americas, and the development of African-American culture.

HIST 1200 Introduction to the Middle East
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Exit or exemption from ENGL 0989 or all ESL requirements except ENSL 0091
Description
HIST 2030 Introduction to Asian Studies
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides a broad overview of Asias historical, political, socio-economic, and cultural diversity and dynamics. Students will learn what Asia is all about and how it has been conceptualized and understood in the West by critically engaging with the Orientalism,” Asian modernity,” and great divergence debates. They will study Asian societies, economies, cultures, and politics in a multidisciplinary framework and from global and comparative perspectives. Anyone interested in Asian politics, history, economies, and cultures will find this course interesting and useful.

HIST 2110 Survey of United States History
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

A thematic survey of U.S. history to the present.

HIST 2200 Women In American History
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Exit or exemption from ENGL 0989 or all ESL requirements except ENSL 0091
Description

The course will review changes in feminism, gender, and the Constitution of the United States, i.e., the 19th amendment, the Suffragettes, their relationship to abolition and other feminist campaigns. This course includes an analysis of the social and economic disparity between women and men, women’s roles within state, local, and federal governments, their intellectual, cultural, and social interaction in the larger society. It explores the issues of women in major ethnic groups in the United States, and interaction of women within and outside each group. Topics include colonial women, frontier women, progressivism, unions, birth control, discrimination, sectional conflict from the perspective of women, WWII, “Rosie the Riveter”, Vietnam, the modern industrial complex, globalization, and urban demographic patterns as they relate to the lives of women.