History (HIST)

HIST 1301
United States History I

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I includes the study of pre-Columbian, colonial, revolutionary, early national, slavery and sectionalism, and the Civil War/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History I include: American settlement and diversity, American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, and creation of the federal government.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

HIST 1302
United States History II

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the Civil War/Reconstruction era to the present. United States History II examines industrialization, immigration, world wars, the Great Depression, Cold War and post-Cold War eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History II include: American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, urbanization and suburbanization, the expansion of the federal government, and the study of U.S. foreign policy.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

HIST 2301
Texas History

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a survey of the political, social, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of Texas from the pre-Columbian era to the present. Themes that may be addressed in Texas History include: Spanish colonization and Spanish Texas; Mexican Texas; the Republic of Texas; statehood and secession; oil, industrialization, and urbanization; civil rights; and modern Texas.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

HIST 2321
World Civilizations I

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a survey of ancient and medieval history with emphasis on Asian, African, American and European cultures.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

HIST 2322
World Civilizations II

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of the world from the 15th century to the present. The course examines major cultural regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions over time. Themes include maritime exploration and transoceanic empires, nation/state formation and industrialization, imperialism, global conflicts and resolutions, and global economic integration. The course emphasizes the development, interaction and impact of global exchange.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

HIST 2327
Mexican-American History I

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is a survey of the economic, social, political, intellectual and cultural history of Mexican Americans/Chicanx. Periods include early indigenous societies, conflict and conquest, early European colonization and empires, New Spain, early revolutionary period, Mexican independence and nation building, United States expansion to the United States-Mexico War Era. Themes to be addressed are mestizaje and racial formation in the early empire, rise and fall of native and African slavery, relationship to early global economies, development of New Spain's/Mexico's northern frontier, gender and power, missions, resistance and rebellion, emergence of Mexican identities, California mission secularization, Texas independence, United States' wars with Mexico, and the making of borders and borderlands. (May be applied to U.S. History requirement)

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

HIST 2328
Mexican-American History II

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

A survey of the economic, social, political, intellectual, and cultural history of Mexican Americans/Chicanx. Periods include the United States-Mexico War Era, incorporation of Northern Mexico into the United States, Porfirian Mexico, and the nineteenth century American West, 1910 Mexican Revolution and Progressive Era, the Great Depression and New Deal, World War II and the Cold War, Civil Rights Era, Conservative Ascendancy, the age of NAFTA and turn of the 21st Century developments. Themes to be addressed are the making of borders and borderlands, impact of Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, gender and power, migration and national identities, citizenship and expulsion, nineteenth century activism and displacement, industrialization and the making of a transnational Mexican working class, urbanization and community formation, emergence of a Mexican American Generation, war and citizenship, organized advocacy and activism, Chicano Movement, changing identifications and identities, trade and terrorism. (May be applied to U.S. History requirement.)

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

HIST 2381
African American History I

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course covers a survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of people of African descent in the formation and development of the United States to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. African American History I includes the study of African origins and legacy, trans-Atlantic slave trade, and the experiences of African Americans during Colonial, Revolutionary, Early National, Antebellum, and the Civil War/Reconstruction Eras. This course will enable students to understand African American history as an integral part of U.S. history.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

HIST 2382
African American History II

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course covers a survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of people of African descent in the United States from the Civil War/Reconstruction period to the present. African American History II examines segregation, disenfranchisement, civil rights, migrations, industrialization, world wars, the Harlem Renaissance and the conditions of African Americans in the Great Depression, Cold War and post-Cold War eras. This course will enable students to understand African American history as an integral part of U.S. history.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

HIST 2389
Academic Cooperative

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is an instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with a practical hands-on experience in history. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of human social behavior and/or social institutions.

Prerequisite: Completion of six hours in History.