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 2311

Western Civilization I

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

This course provides a survey of the major political, economic, cultural and intellectual history of Europe through the Reformation. Emphasis will be placed on the contributions of Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece and Rome to the Western world, the fall of Rome, the Byzantine Empire, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Students will be expected to show an understanding of the knowledge presented in the course, as well as proficiency in thinking critically about historical issues.

Prerequisite: TSI complete in Reading, or equivalent.

HIST 2312

Western Civilization II

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

This course is the continuation of Western Civilization I to the present. This will include momentous economic, political, social and intellectual issues and events such as the Renaissance and Reformation, European expansion, the Enlightenment, the age of democratic revolutions, the height of Western Civilization prior to World War I, and the gradual decline of western hegemony in the world in the 20th century. Students will be expected to show an understanding of the knowledge presented in the course, as well as proficiency in thinking critically about historical issues.

Prerequisite: TSI complete in Reading, or equivalent.

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 covers the historical, economic, social, and cultural development of Mexican-Americans/Chicanos/as.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

HIST 2328

Mexican-American History II

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

This course is a continuation of the historical, economic, social, and cultural development of Mexican-Americans/Chicanos/as.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 1301.

HIST 2381

African-American History

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

This course covers the historical, economic, social, and cultural development of minority groups. It may include African-American, Mexican American, Asian American, and Native American issues.

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.