Category: Globalization & Transregional Connections (GTC)

HIST 1004: World History II Summer Sessions

Online Asynchronous May-Mester (Session M): 5/6/24–5/26/24, Dan Farrell §  Examinations: held during last class meeting This course is an introductory survey of world history from approximately 1450 to the present….

HIST 1003: World History I

Asynchronous Online Dr. Yeliz Cavus This course investigates the origins, development, and interactions of world cultures from ancient times to roughly 1500 AD. Key topics considered in the…

HIST 1003: World History I

Lecture Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:15-12:10 pm + Friday Discussion Sections (time varies) Dr. Willard Sunderland This course investigates the origins, development, and interactions of world cultures from ancient…

HIST 1004: World History II

Online Asynchronous Dr. Cavus This course is an introductory survey of world history from approximately 1450 to the present. In this roughly five hundred-year period, the world has been…

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 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 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 2010: History of China

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 9:05 am -10:10 am Dr. Man Bun Kwan This course is an introductory survey of Chinese history from the Paleolithic Age to the present…

HIST 2014: African American History 1861-present

Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00-3:20 PMNicholas McLeodThis course is cross-listed with AFST 2014. This course surveys major themes in African American History from the start of the Civil War…

HIST 2017: World History  1945 to the Present

This course surveys world history from the end of World War II to the present providing an overview of the major developments that have shaped the contemporary world.

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 2053: Colonial America: Competition and Authority Before the Revolution

Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30 PM – 1:50 PM Dr. Christopher Phillips This course focuses on the peoples, societies, and cultures that shaped early North America before the American…

HIST 2067: Drugs in the Americas and in Global Perspective

Dr. Isaac Campos This course will explore the history of intoxicants in the Americas from a comparative global perspective. Primarily the course will explore the political, economic, and…

HIST 2082: History of Irregular Warfare

Mondays, Wednesdays, in person10:10 – 11:05 am & Fridays, Online Dr. Jason Krupar Historically Irregular Warfare has also been referred to as Revolutionary War, Unconventional War,   Asymmetric Warfare, Insurgency, …

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 2107: Technologies of the World Wars 

This course considers the technological and engineering developments made just before during and between the global World Wars. The class examines the political, economic, and strategic rationales for advancements made in…

HIST 2160: Britain and the World After 1945

Dr. Maura O’Connor This course will examine how Britain made the modern world and how the modern world made Britain, particularly in the decades that followed the Second…

HIST 3004: The Crusades

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 1:25 – 2:20 PM Dr. Robert Haug This course examines the period of conflict between the Latin West and the Islamic World known as…

HIST 3005: Colonial America

Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30 PM – 1:50 PM Dr. Christopher Phillips This course focuses on the peoples, societies, and cultures that shaped early North America before the American Revolution. Courses…

HIST 3017: Slavery in America

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:50 pm Dr. Wayne Durrill This course will examine the origins and development of race-based chattel slavery in British North America and the…

HIST 3016: Cold War Technology and Science History

This course examines the interactions between technological developments, scientific advancements,  and global competition within the context of the Cold War. The class considers the efforts made by the superpowers…

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 3027: History of American Capitalism: American Economy and Society

Spring 2023; T/TH 9:30 – 10:50 AM Dr. Wayne Durrill The History of American Capitalism will cover all economic activity in the United States from about 1600 to…

HIST 3035: Afghanistan and Central Asia: At the Crossroads of the World

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:20 pm Dr. Robert Haug This course examines the history of Afghanistan and Central Asia from ancient times to the present. We will…

HIST 3051: World War II

This course charts the origins, development, and impact of World War II. We will begin with an examination of the causes of the war and then progress to the actual…

HIST 3056: The European Renaissance, Power, Politics, & Persuasion

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 to 3:20 PM Dr. Susan Longfield Karr This course explores the history of Renaissance Europe through the lens of Power, Politics, and Persuasion. Throughout…

HIST 3076: Imperial China

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30-1:50  pm Dr. Man Bun Kwan This course focuses on the history of China from neolithic times down to the 12th century. How did the country develop…

HIST 3078: World War I and the World

Online Synchronous Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm Dr. Elizabeth Frierson This class will focus on the history of World War I and the world, in…

HIST 3079: Stock Exchanges and Global Capitalism

T/Th 11:00AM – 12:20PM Dr. Maura O’Connor This course examines the historical, cultural, and economic histories of the rise and expansion of financial and global capitalism through the…

HIST 3086: Modern China

Dr. Man Bun Kwan This course examines China’s modern experience. Considered “modern” by the 12th century, the country was condemned to “modernize” again in the 19th century. How…

HIST 3088: Global Protest Movements  1960s-2000s

This course explores the rise of protest movements that emerged from the 1960s through the early 2000s that self-consciously embraced an international framework, often operating on a transnational scale.

HIST 3089: Technology in World History

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:20 pm Dr. Jason Krupar This course provides students an opportunity to examine the interactions of technology and society from the 18th century…

HIST 3111: History of the World in 100 Objects

Dr. Robert Haug This exploration of World History is based on the popular podcast and book, The History of the World in 100 Objects,  a project that told…

HIST 3161: Britain and the World After 1945

Dr. Maura O’Connor This course will examine how Britain made the modern world and how the modern world made Britain, particularly in the decades that followed the Second…

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…

HIST 3191: Soldiers,  Saints,  and Slaves: Afro-Latin America  1492-1888

Dr. Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara People in the U.S. often think of African slavery as a North American story. But the vast majority of enslaved Africans went to Latin America, ten…

HIST 3192: Aztec, Inka, and Maya: Indigenous Empires in Latin America

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 pm – 3:20 pm Dr. Brianna Leavitt- Alcantara We tend to imagine the Mexica (“Aztec”), Inkan, and Mayan empires as timeless ancient dynasties reigning…

HIST 4002: From Natural Law to Human Rights?

Dr. Susan Longfield Karr Although Human Rights issues continue to be debated and contested, the longer history and intellectual tradition of Human Rights is often unexamined and even…

HIST 4051: History of the British Empire

Dr. Maura O’Connor This course examines the history of the British Empire from the settlements of the seventeenth century to the end of the empire in the second…

HIST 4067: Russia since 1900

Dr. Willard Sunderland This course examines Russian history in the 20th century and up to the present day. Topics to be studied include the nature of the Russian…

HIST 4086: From Arpanet to Internet: History of Modern Computing

Dr. Jason Krupar This course examines the historical technological and scientific developments that contributed to the creation of interlocking network computing systems of today. The class considers the…

HIST 4088: The Nuclear World: Technology and History in the Atomic Age

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00-12:20 pm Dr. Jason Krupar This course examines the technological development of nuclear weapons from the interwar period to the post-Cold War era. The class…

HIST 4167: Drugs and Addiction Since 1980 in the Americas and in Global Perspective

Dr. Isaac Campos This course examines the business, culture, policy, legal, and public health implications of drugs and the broader category of addiction since 1980. Over the course of the semester, we…

HIST 5126: The Unsustainable City

This course analyses the development of American cities in the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. With a mix of environmental and urban history techniques, the class addresses both…

HIST 5147: Barbarians, Bandits, and Other Pests: History from the Fringes

Dr. Robert Haug History is told by those who could write and those who could archive. This has meant that the dominant historical narratives have been those told…

HIST 5150: History of the Ottoman Empire

Dr. Elizabeth Frierson In this combined undergraduate and graduate discussion-based course,  we will study the political,  intellectual, and social history and historiography of the Ottoman Empire from its founding…

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