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Fall Semester 2017


Brad Brown • Bradley Hall 351 • 677-4908
HIS201Violence, Crime, and Punishment in U.S. HistoryCore: GS,HU(3 hours)
 01 TT10:30 AM -11:45 AM BR320 Amy Scott  
HIS203American History and Global Systems to 1877Core: GS,HU(3 hours)
 01 TT12:00 PM -1:15 PM BR142 Libby Tronnes  
 02 TT1:30 PM -2:45 PM BR270 Libby Tronnes  
HIS205Non-Western Civilization: Latin AmericaGenEd: NW   Core: HU,WC(3 hours)
 01 MWF10:00 AM -10:50 AM BR320 Aurea ToxquiCore: WI 
 02 MWF1:00 PM -1:50 PM BR126 Aurea ToxquiCore: WI 
HIS206Non-Western Civilization: the Middle East Since MuhammadGenEd: NW   Core: HU,WC(3 hours)
 01 Canceled
 02 Canceled
HIS207Non-Western Civilization: Modern Japan, 1860-PresentGenEd: NW   Core: HU,WC(3 hours)
 01 TT1:30 PM -2:45 PM BR126 Rustin Gates  
 02 TT12:00 PM -1:15 PM BR120 Rustin Gates  
HIS208Non-Western Civilization: Russian HistoryGenEd: NW   Core: HU,WC(3 hours)
 01 TT1:30 PM -2:45 PM BR340 Angela WeckCore: WI 
HIS305American Indian History (3 hours)
 01 Th6:00 PM -8:30 PM BR142 Libby Tronnes  
HIS325Roman Civilization (3 hours)
 01 TT1:30 PM -2:45 PM BR320 John P Nielsen  
HIS329Modern Germany 1870-PresentCore: HU,WC(3 hours)
 01 MW3:00 PM -4:15 PM BR146 John Williams  
HIS335Modern MexicoGenEd: NW   Core: HU,WC(3 hours)
 01 MWF2:00 PM -2:50 PM BR142 Aurea ToxquiCore: WI 
HIS336Early Non-Western History and GeographyGenEd: NW   Core: HU,WC(3 hours)
 01 Canceled
 02 Canceled
 03 Tu6:00 PM -8:30 PM BR146 John P Nielsen  
 04 W6:00 PM -8:30 PM BR142 John P Nielsen  
HIS340Twentieth-Century EuropeGenEd: SF   Core: HU,WC(3 hours)
 01 TT1:30 PM -2:45 PM BR120 John Williams  
HIS385Science, Technology, and SocietyGenEd: SF(3 hours)
 01 M6:00 PM -8:30 PM BR142 Brad Brown  
HIS405Independent Reading in History (1 to 3 hours)
Prerequisite: History major or consent of department chair.
 01 *R* Arr     Brad Brown  
HIS406Individual Study in History (1 to 3 hours)
Prerequisite: History major or consent of department chair.
 01 *R* Arr     Brad Brown  
HIS452Area Studies Research Seminar (3 hours)
Prerequisite: HIS 205, 206, 207, or 208, or 300-level course in Area Studies; HIS 350; and history major; or consent of instructor.
 01 *R* W4:30 PM -7:00 PM BR245 Rustin Gates  
This course explores the social, political, and cultural history of violence, crime, criminal law, policing, and punishment in the United States from the Colonial period to the present.
Surveys the transnational history of the Americas and the United States to 1877. Emphasizes globally significant trends and systems such as colonialism, mercantilism, nationalism, and the slave trade. Investigates the relevance of systems and their supporting beliefs to the growth and limits of democracy.
Major social, economic, and political institutions and forces that have shaped Latin American society. Emphasis on socioeconomic changes in the 20th century that have polarized the social class structure and encouraged political upheaval.
History of the Middle East from the time of the prophet Muhammad to the present. Pre-modern, modern, and contemporary Middle East.
The rise of modern Japan: The growth of Japanese power and its influence in the world economy.
Russian and Soviet history from its origins to the present. Major features of pre-modern, modern, and contemporary Russian civilization.
History of the first Americans; Indian-White relations since 1492. Origins and varied cultures of American Indians.
Values and institutions of Roman society during Kingship, Republic, and Empire periods. Emphasis on the Republic at its peak, Rome's imperialism, and complex issues involved in Rome's fall; also impact of Roman values and practices on Western civilization.
Examines German history in the modern era of unification, imperialism, war and revolution, Weimar democracy, Nazi racial dictatorship, World War II and genocide, Cold War division, and processes of reunification since 1989.
Social, economic, and political development of Mexico since independence. Contemporary problems facing a developing country which has already experienced one social revolution.
Analytical and comparative survey of the formative stages of early non-Western civilizations in five geographical regions. The basic cultural patterns and geographical patterns that emerged between approximately 3500 BCE and 1500 CE will be studied, compared, and related to present developments.
An analytical survey of European history since 1900. Background information on the period before 1914; the First World War and its effects; the rise of fascist, communist, and conservative dictatorships in the 1920s and 1930s; the Second World War and Nazi genocide; major institutions and problems during the Cold War division of Europe; revolutions of 1989-91 and their aftermath.
An analysis of the interaction between science, technology, and society since the 1600s. The first part addresses the Scientific Revolution, the second the Industrial Revolution, and the third the contemporary scientific and industrial revolutions. In the third part of the course, the examples of the earlier scientific and industrial revolutions, insofar as they affected religious views, daily living conditions, and the meaning of philosophy and science, provide material for comparison as a means of understanding the contemporary situation. Particular attention is given to how social values and assumptions determine the direction of scientific and technological developments.
Directed reading by qualified students with faculty guidance. For history majors primarily. May be repeated for maximum of 6 hrs. credit.
Special study of individual topics in history with faculty supervision. For history majors primarily. May be repeated for maximum of 6 hrs. credit.
Research paper required employing primary sources in African, Asian, Latin American, Middle Eastern, or Russian history. May be repeated under different topic for a maximum of six hours.
This course meets a General Education requirement.
C1 - English Composition
C2 - English Composition
SP - Speech
MA - Mathematics
WC - Western Civilization
NW - Non-Western Civilization
FA - Fine Arts
HL - Human Values - Literary
HP - Human Values - Philosophical
CD - Cultural Diversity
SF - Social Forces
FS - Fundamental Concepts in Science
TS - Science & Technology in the Contemporary World
This course meets a Core Curriculum requirement.
OC - Communication - Oral Communication
W1 - Communication - Writing 1
W2 - Communication - Writing 2
FA - Fine Arts
GS - Global Perspective - Global Systems
WC - Global Perspective - World Cultures
HU - Humanities
NS - Knowledge and Reasoning in the Natural Sciences
SB - Knowledge and Reasoning in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
MI - Multidisciplinary Integration
QR - Quantitative Reasoning
This section meets a Core Curriculum requirement.
EL - Experiential Learning
IL - Integrative Learning
WI - Writing Intensive
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