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2011-2012 Catalog

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History (HIST)


Instructional Area | Course Numbering System | Course Punctuation

HIST 1301:

U.S. History I
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Survey course of US history from 1492 to 1865 including social, political, intellectual, economic and military history will be explored.

HIST 1302:

U.S. History II
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Survey course of US history from 1865 to present, including social political, intellectual, economic and military history will be explored.

HIST 2310:

Texas History
Cr. 3. (3-3.0).
Survey of the social, economic and political history of Texas.

HIST 2311:

Western Civilization to 1600
Cr. 3. (3-3-0)
Surveys the people, ideas, events and major trends – economic, social, political and cultural in western civilization from pre-history up to about 1600.

HIST 2312:

Western Civilization Since 1600
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Surveys the people, ideas, events and major trends – economic, social, political and cultural in western civilization from 1600 to about 2000.

HIST 3310:

History of Education
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
The history of education from primitive societies to the present, including the progression of philosophical thought leading to the structure of today’s schools.

HIST 3321:

Twentieth Century Europe
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: 6 s.h. in history.
Concentrates on World War I, World War II, and the Bolshevik Revolution and the emergence of Fascism.

HIST 4300:

Selected Topics in History
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisites: 6 s.h. in history and approval of instructor. May be repeated for credit.

HIST 4302:

Independent Study
Cr. 3 per semester or more than 3 by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisites: 6 s.h. in history and consent of instructor.

HIST 4310:

History of the U.S. 1900-1945
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: 6 s.h. in history.
An examination of the major forces involved in the making of contemporary America.

HIST 4311:

History of the U.S. 1945-1970
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: 6 s.h. in history.
Continuation of HIS 4310.

HIST 4313: 4314:

Social History of the United States—to 1865: Since 1865
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: 6 s.h. in history.
First semester: colonial times to 1865. Second semester: since 1865.

HIST 4320:

History of England to the 18th Century
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
A survey of English history from 3,000 B.C. to the 18th century focusing on the major changes in political, social and economic institutions.

HIST 4321:

Nineteenth Century Britain
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: 6 s.h. in history.
An examination of the effect of the Industrial Revolution on British society and the transformation of British political institutions by the Reform Acts.

HIST 4322:

Twentieth Century Britain
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: 6 s.h. in history.
Traces the changes in British society resulting from the world wars and the emergence of the welfare state in Britain.

HIST 4323:

Nazi Germany
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: 6 s.h. in history.
Study of twentieth century Germany which focuses on the origins of support for political extremism, the reasons for Hitler’s success and the effect of Nazi control on German society.

HIST 4324:

History of Modern Russia
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: 6 s.h. in history.
Study of the decline of Tsarist Russia and the Soviet Union since the Bolshevik Revolution

HIST 6300:

Selected Topics in History
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). May be repeated when topics vary.

HIST 6302:

Independent Study
Cr. 3 per semester or more than 3 by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

HIST 6310:

U.S. Social History
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Study of the major social, ethnic and racial groups in American society and the forces, including war, immigration and religion, which have changed them.

HIST 6311:

20th Century U.S. History
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Subjects to be considered include America’s role in the two world wars, the New Deal, the war in Vietnam and the reforms of the Kennedy-Johnson administrations.

HIST 6314:

Modern British History
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Study of 19th and 20th century British history with particular attention to the emergence of parliamentary democracy and the two world wars.

HIST 6316:

Nazi Germany
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Study of the origin and development of Nazi Germany through readings in key historical sources.