Category: SE (Social & Ethical Values)

HIST 1016: Themes in World History

This course offers students the opportunity to study World History from a thematic approach. The themes in this course will be global or comparative in scope, presenting historical themes…

HIST 1089: Human Rights & Security: Seeking Balance in a Free Society 

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:50 am (+discussion sections) Dr. Stephen Porter  Are human rights and security contradictory or complementary? Must we sacrifice certain freedoms for the sake…

HIST 1150: War, Peace, and Society

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30-10:50 AM Dr. Christopher Phillips Historians study and teach about the causes, nature, and consequences of warfare in all corners of the world from antiquity to…

HIST 2004: History of Britain to 1740

This course studies the growth of the medieval and early modern state and society as they emerged from the more tribal-like society of Anglo-Saxon Britain. It focuses especially…

HIST 2008: Modern Germany 1800 to present

This class explores the emergence of modern Germany as a political,  social,  and cultural entity,  and the often troubling path this new nation would follow. The course traces…

HIST 2019: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust 

This course will investigate the rise of the Nazi Party, Hitler’s seizure of power, and the policies of the Nazi state before and during the Second World War. The course…

HIST 2023: Environmental Activism 

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30- 10:50 am Dr. David Stradling This mixed lecture and discussion course examines the development of American environmentalism in the twentieth century. Our investigation will…

HIST 2024: Global Environmental History

This mixed lecture and discussion class will tackle the very broad topic of global environmental history through the study of certain themes over time. Topics will follow recent…

HIST 2026: Cities in American History

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridaya 11:15 am -12:10 pm Dr. Anne Steinert This mixed lecture and discussion course will examine the growth and eventual decline of American cities, with…

HIST 2030: Global History of Modern Genocide

This lecture and discussion course examines some of the most unspeakable crimes and greatest tragedies of late modernity.  It focuses primarily on the emergence and varieties of mass…

HIST 2032: History of United States Foreign Relations II

UC Online University 8-week course, Asynchronous Dr. Stephen Porter This course surveys the various roles the United States has played in the world and vice versa during the…

HIST/RELG 2035: Religion in American Society

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, 10:10-11:05 am Dr. Mark Raider A survey of American religious history from the time of the American Revolution to the present with emphasis on…

HIST 2037: God and Guns in Latin America

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:20 PM Dr. Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara This course examines the relationship between God and Guns, religion and violence, in Latin America from the expansion of the Aztec…

HIST 2067: Drugs in the Americas and in Global Perspective

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 am -10:50 am Dr. Isaac Campos This course will explore the history of intoxicants in the Americas from a comparative global perspective. Primarily the…

HIST 2083: The First World War

This course examines the First World War in its global context. It emphasizes the comprehensive impact of warfare not only on the battlefield but also on the intellectual, cultural, and…

HIST 2084: The Second World War

This course examines the Second World War in its global context. It emphasizes the comprehensive impact of warfare not only on the battlefield but also on the intellectual, cultural, and…

HIST 2090: Pirates, Brigands, and Tyrants: The Rule of Law Under Siege

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 am -12:20 pm Dr. Susan Longfield Karr Pirates, robbers, and tyrants: the common enemies of all mankind. Murder, treachery, deception, fraud, abduction, ambush, and…

HIST 2100: History of ‘Western’ Legal Traditions

Dr. Susan Longfield Karr This course explores the origins, sources, and nature of the so-called modern ‘western legal tradition’ from the fall of Rome to the formation of…

HIST 2112: History of Iran

Dr. Robert Haug Despite centuries of upheaval, conquest, and radical political and social changes, Iran has persisted as a geopolitical entity since the empire of the Achaemenids (r. 550-330 BC) up…

HIST 2190: Staging History: Hamilton the Musical and Popular Culture

Dr. Maura O’Connor Historians mostly see themselves outside of the history of popular culture and its creative uses. Yet, our work often inspires artists and playwrights and has done…

HIST 3022: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Relations  I

Dr. Stephen Porter This course investigates the major ideologies, movements,  and laws from the 17th through 19th centuries that gave shape to the “Atlantic World “, helped to define…

HIST 3023: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Relations  II

Dr. Stephen Porter This course explores the intersections between international human rights and U.S. foreign relations, broadly construed, focusing primarily on developments since World War I, to create…

HIST 3024: War and American Society

This class explores the rationales and excuses used to justify why the United States has gone to war over the span of two centuries. Exploring the various moral…

HIST 3102: Great Trials in History

Dr. Longfield Karr This class examines the institution,  meaning,  and historical significance of the development of the rule of law and due process by critically examining some of…

HIST 3180: Underground Railroad in the Ohio Valley

Through the decades leading to the Civil War,  African Americans and other opponents of slavery increasingly acted in secret to help runaways to safety in violation of Federal…

HIST 3187: Refugees & Immigration,  America & the World

Dr. Stephen Porter Explores the historical roots of contemporary international refugee crises global migration, and the role played by American people, institutions, politics, and culture in these affairs….

HIST 3190: Dictators  Guerrillas  and Violence: The Cold War in Latin America  1947-1990

Dr. Isaac Campos This course explores the history of the Cold War in Latin America with particular emphasis on the relationship between the United States and the region…

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