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Department of History


Courses

HIST 1301 - United States History I
History of the United States with focus on development of American characteristics and institutions, including the forging of a new society from European, African, and American cultures. Emphasis on colonial and early national periods through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. Three credit hours.

HIST 1302 -
United States History II

History of the United States from 1877 to the present. Focus on the development of American society in the 20th century, response to the urban-industrial environment, the United States as a world power, and post-World War II society. Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. Three credit hours.

HIST 2301 - History of Texas 
History of Texas from the Spanish period to the present. Emphasis on the period of Anglo-American settlement, revolution, Republic, and the development of the modern state. Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. Three credit hours.

HIST 2311 - Western Civilization I
European civilization from ancient times through the Reformation, including Greece and Rome, the development of the Christian Church, medieval culture, the rise of the nation-state, the Commercial Revolution, Renaissance, and the early European empire. Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. Three credit hours.

HIST 2312 - Western Civilization II
European civilization from 16th century to the present, including the Wars of Religion, the Enlightenment, the Age of Revolution (scientific, national and industrial), the rise of nationalism, the New Imperialism, the culture of modernity, and 20th century mass politics and world wars. Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. Three credit hours.

HIST 2321 - World Civilizations I
Survey of ancient and medieval history, with emphasis on Asian, African and Mediterranean cultures, including the interplay of cultural, economic and religious and political systems from earliest times to 1450. Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. Three credit hours.

HIST 2322 - World Civilizations II
Survey of modern world history, with emphasis on Asian, African, American, and European cultures, including the interplay of cultural and economic forces, political and religious forms, across the globe since 1450. Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. Three credit hours.

HIST 2327 - Mexican-American History I
This course is a survey of the political, economic, social and cultural history of Mexicans in North America from the pre-Colombian Era through 1850, with emphasis on the Mexican-American War with the United States. Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. Three credit hours.

HIST 2328 - Mexican-American History II
This course is a survey of the political, economic, social and cultural history of Mexicans in North America from 1850 to present, with emphasis on the Mexican-American cultural identity and the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. Three credit hours.

HIST 2381 - African-American History
Historical, economic, social, and cultural development of minority groups with an emphasis on the experiences of peoples of African descent in the United States from the colonial era to the present. Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. Three credit hours.

HIST 2389 - Academic Co-op History
Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience in history. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of history. Contact the Cooperative Work Experience Office. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Three credit hours.

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