HIST 103W World History I (4)
A study of human civilization from its origins to about 1500 A.D. The story of the human spirit arising from the primitive environs of the earliest societies to develop the ideas, institutions and tools that assured all humanity a meaningful existence will be told. The trials and triumphs of humanity everywhere will be highlighted through detailed discussions and audiovisual presentations about the great civilizations of the past. While lectures and discussions will be within a chronological framework, emphasis will be on the rise and fulfillment of cultures and the people who created them. This course also provides students the opportunity to earn the W.
HIST 104 World History II (3)
A study of the modern world from about 1500 A.D. to the present. The great civilizations of Europe, America, Asia and Africa will be discussed with detailed descriptions and audio-visual presentations on the vast empires under which they thrived and the energetic leaders who created them. While lectures and discussions will be within a chronological framework, emphasis will be on the new developments in philosophy, religion, politics, arts, literature, ethics, society, and science and technology—all of which resulted in the creation of the world we live in today. This course also satisfies LO3 Global Learning.
HIST 201W United States History to 1865 (4)
This course is a survey of the history of the United States from the first European settlements in the “New World” through the Civil War. If you don’t know what calendar dates that includes ... you need this course. This course will focus on writing more than the typical US History survey. This course also satisfies an LO2 Women’s Voices and provides students the opportunity to earn the W.