Complete your Historical Understanding and other General Education requirements this summer by signing up for one of the following classes:
For Summer 2019 ONLY! — HIST 2430 – The Era of the Civil War & Reconstruction
The Old South and the causes of the Civil War; the leaders; the chief political, military, and economic developments from the Compromise of 1850 to the end of Reconstruction.
Satisfies the following General Education requirement: Historical Understanding
Part of Term I (May 15 – June 25), MW 5:30-8:40
Instructor: William Hardy
HIST 1110 – World History from Origins to 1400
This course will introduce students to human achievements in Eurasia, Africa, and the Americas from the origins of civilization to about the year 1400. Rather than taking a strictly chronological approach to civilizations and cultures, it will emphasize emerging cultures, traditions, and religions both as expressions of their time and place and as meaningful in our modern world.
Satisfies the following General Education requirements: Historical Understanding; Non-Western; and Thoughts, Values, and Beliefs
Part of Term I (May 15 – June 25), Online, Two Sections
Instructor: James Guilfoyle
HIST 1120 – World History from 1400 to the Present
This course will focus on the evolution of multiple, autonomous cultural centers within Africa, Eurasia, and the Americas prior to 1400 to an interconnected global system in the present. Topics covered include exploration, colonialism, responses to industrialization, the spread of the nation-state, the rise of modern science, the impact of a global economy, ethnicity and nationalism, migration, and mass culture.
Satisfies the following General Education requirements: Historical Understanding; Non-Western Cultures
Part of Term II (June 26 – August 6), Online, Two Sections
Instructor: Boris Gorshkov
Also consider one of the following classes:
HIST 3820 – United States and the Middle East
This course will examine the history of U.S. involvement in the Middle East and its relations with the countries of that region from 1789 through the present.
Satisfies the following requirements: Upper-Division; U.S. History; World History
Part of Term I (May 15 – June 25), TR 11:20-2:30
Instructor: Annie Tracy Samuel
HIST 4920 – Internships in History
Designed to provide practical experience with the materials and problems encountered by history professionals outside the traditional academic setting. Placements will be arranged on an individual basis.
Satisfies the following requirements: Upper-Division; 4000-Level
Faculty Supervisor: Michael Thompson
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