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History Courses

20-803-215-00 History of American People to 1877  (HU or SOCSCI)
Surveys U.S. political, social, and economic development from the pre-colonial era to the post-Civil War period. Emphasizes reading, writing, and discussion. Lecture. 3 credits.

20-803-219-00 History of American People From 1877  (HU or SOCSCI)
Surveys U.S. political, social, and economic development from the post-Civil War era to the present. Emphasizes reading, writing, and discussion. Lecture. 3 credits.

20-803-227-00 American Government  (HU or SOCSCI)
Emphasizes the relationships between structure, behavior, and political process in the development and functioning of the U.S. political system. Addresses political theory, political philosophy, the U.S. Constitution, federalism, elections, federal powers, interest groups, parties, mass media, congress, judiciary, the presidency, the bureaucracy, civil rights, and freedoms in American political cultures. Overviews local and state institutions and foreign policy. Lecture. 3 credits.

20-803-240-00 History of Ethnic America  (HU or SOCSCI)
Surveys the contributions and experiences of various ethnic and racial groups from the pre-colonial era to the present. Emphasizes reading, writing, and discussion. Lecture. 3 credits.

20-803-256-00 Modern Asian History  (HU or SOCSCI)
Examines the societies, cultures, and emergence of the Pacific Asian nations from the 19th century to the 1990s. Lecture. 3 credits.

20-803-258-00 World History to 1500  (HU or SOCSCI)
Surveys the diversity of the human experience by examining the development and contributions of various civilizations. Emphasizes reading, writing, and discussion. Lecture. 3 credits.

20-803-259-00 World History since 1500  (HU or SOCSCI)
Surveys the development of the human community by examining the development, contributions, and interactions of various civilizations. Emphasizes reading, writing, and discussion. Lecture. 3 credits.

20-803-260-00 Topics in History  (HU or SOCSCI)
Pursues advanced or specialized history topics in a traditionally structured, independent study, or service-learning format. Depending on the structure, requirements and topics are developed in advance by the instructor or by the student in consultation with the instructor. Lecture. 3 credits.

20-803-260-01 Intro to Political Theory  (HU or SOCSCI)
Examines various western political theories through the analysis and comparison of their central ideas, concepts, and values. Develops each student's historical, theoretical, and functional understanding of political thought in the United States. Lecture. 3 credits.