Category: 1007+ Lower-Level Survey Electives

HIST 1007: Middle Eastern History I

Mondays, Wednesdays, 1:25-2:20 pm (in-person) Fridays, Online (Asynch) Dr. Yeliz Cavus In this course, we study the Middle East (Southwest Asia) and North Africa from the era just…

HIST1008: Middle Eastern History II

Dr. Elizabeth Frierson In this course, we study the Middle East (Southwest Asia) and North Africa from the early modern era through the 21st century. We study the political,…

HIST 1009: Latin American History I

This introductory-level lecture course will introduce students to the central topics of early Latin American history beginning with the pre-Columbian period and concluding in the early 19th century. Lectures…

HIST 1010: Latin American History II

Dr. Isaac Campos This course studies the political, economic,  and cultural history of Latin America from approximately 1820 to the present. Key themes include nationalism,  democracy,  authoritarianism,  modernity, …

HIST 1014: World History 20th Century

This course offers a survey of world history from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. It addresses the major events and international developments that have…

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 1017: History of the Future

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:50 am Dr. David Stradling Historians are as concerned with the future (both realized and imagined) as they are with the past. Everyone…

HIST 1021: Modern South Asia

This course examines the history of India since 1880. We will concentrate on the impact of colonialism on the Indian subcontinent and on the formation of the modern…

HIST 1020: Latin American History

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 am- 12:20 pm Dr. Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara This introductory-level course explores over 500 years of Latin American history from the rise and fall of the…

HIST 1024: History of South Asian Civilizations

In this course, we will investigate the history,  geography,  and civilizations of South Asia (India,  Pakistan,  Bangladesh,  Sri Lanka,  Nepal,  Bhutan,  and the Maldives) by focusing on important historical…

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 1099-01: Going Viral: Disease, Epidemics, and Public Health in American History

Spring 2024; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:50 AM Alysha Federkeil This course examines the history of American health crises from the colonial era through the twentieth first…

HIST 1099-002: Building Homes for Black Past: Black Public History

Erena Nakashima This course explores the ubiquitous nature of Black history in American thoughts and culture across different periods. We will examine the role of individuals and organizations…

HIST 1099-01: TBD

This course covers the history and impact of mass media and the press in American history. From revolutionary pamphlets to muckrakers to the Civil Rights movement, the press…

HIST 1102: Themes in Modern American History

This course explores themes that surround the emergence of the United States as a modern entity since the end of the Civil War.  Themes might include the impact…

HIST 1099-01: Immigration and Nativism in the US

Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:00 am – 12:20 pm Tony Russomanno This course explores the origins of immigration to the US and the interactions of immigrants within the nation’s…

HIST 1099-02: From Colonialism to Hip-Hop & Reggaeton: Introduction to Caribbean History

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, 2:00-:3:20 Dr. William Garcia-Medina Most North Americans view the Caribbean as a tropical paradise of palm trees and resorts for tourist consumption. Our goal…

HIST 1104: Themes in Modern World History

This course explores key themes in world history from approximately 1500 to the current day.  Key topics addressed in the course include the expansion and then contraction of…

HIST 1150: War, Peace, and Society

Dr. Sigrun Haude Historians study and teach about the causes, nature, and consequences of warfare in all corners of the world from antiquity to the present. The historical study…

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