History (HST)

HST 1011 — Western Civilization I
3 Credit hours  

Provides an introduction to Western Civilization from ancient times to 1648. This course looks at the historical development of the Western World with critical examination of primary sources.
Transfer: TM
Corequisites: COM 1110.

HST 1012 — Western Civilization II
3 Credit hours  

Provides an introduction to Western Civilization from 1648 to modern times. This course looks at the historical development of the Western World with critical examination of primary sources.
Transfer: TAG, TM
Corequisites: COM 1110.

HST 1610 — American History to 1877
3 Credit hours  

Provides the student with the basic historical structures in the United States from its discovery to Reconstruction. Specific insights will be gained through intensive study of moments in the nation's development and crises: discovery and colonialism, the decade of discontent and revolution, the founding of the republic, the institution of slavery, manifest destiny, the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Transfer: TAG, TM.

HST 1620 — American History Since 1877
3 Credit hours  

Provides the student with the basic historical structures of the late 19th and 20th century United States. Specific insights will be gained through intensive study of moments in crisis in the century: the rise of industrialism, the two world wars, the "normalcy" of the twenties, the depression of the thirties and the urban crisis of the sixties and seventies.
Transfer: TAG, TM.

HST 2300 — Technology and Civilization
3 Credit hours  

Provides the student an opportunity to analyze and evaluate the historical relationship between technology and society. Emphasis is on the way technology is a response to society's needs and ultimately a catalyst for more societal changes. Simultaneously, the course provides an overview of Western civilization from Ancient Greece to the rise of the modern world.

HST 2510 — History of Latin America
3 Credit hours  

Provides the student with the basic historical structure of Latin America from pre-discovery to modern times. Topics include the study of ancient American peoples and cultures, discovery and colonialism, independence movements, labor systems, political structures, and foreign relations.

HST 2521 — Women in World History
3 Credit hours  

Covers societies from classical times to the twentieth century, enabling exploration of what happens to established ideas about men, women, and gender roles when different cultural systems come into contact. Some topics discussed include Women & Athenian Democracy, Women's access to power in Imperial Rome, Concubines & foot binding, Queen Victoria, Cleopatra, Tz'u Hsi, Florence Nightingale, Marie Curie, among others.
Transfer: TM.