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History Courses

Numbers in parenthesis are credit hours/semester and actual hours/week in class.

Where special course fees are required in addition to tuition, they are noted at the end of the individual course description. These fees are subject to change without prior notice.


HIS 101 - History of Modern Eastern Asian Civilization (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Focus on China and Japan, secondarily upon Korea and Vietnam. Emphasis on contrast between development of westernized, capitalistic Japan versus Communist China.

HIS 109 - Europe to the 19th Century  (IAI: S2903) (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Classical cultures of Greece, Rome, Medieval Europe, the Renaissance, Reformation and the Age of Kings.

HIS 110 - History of Modern Europe (19th and 20th Centuries)  (IAI: S2903) (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Emphasis upon people and events with worldwide impact; Bismarck and German unification; Karl Marx and Socialism, Lenin, Communism and Russian Revolution; Hitler, Nazism, and WW II; Cold War.

HIS 151 - African-American History (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

History of the African American from 17th century to present.

HIS 203 - Early American History  (IAI: S2900) (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Survey of American History-Discovery through Civil War.

HIS 204 - Later American History  (IAI: S2901) (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Survey of American History-Reconstruction to present.

HIS 220 - Topics in History (3, 3)

Prerequisite: A required core history course or permission of the instructor

Historical issues and trends. Analysis and evaluation of historical eras, movements, ideologies and personages. The topic may vary each semester and include areas such as Jacksonian Democracy, The Civil War, military History, The Civil Rights Movement, history of individual countries and cultures, etc.

HIS 271 - History of Modern African Civilization  (IAI: S2907N) (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Major societies of the past, with present problems in areas south of the Sahara. Africas attempts to overthrow neocolonialism, problems of consolidation with countries; African unity; other present-day African affairs.

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