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Undergraduate History-Rock County

2019 Fall Term

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3 Units

HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES: FROM THE ERA OF THE COLUMBIAN EXCHANGE TO THE ERA OF THE CIVIL WAR

History-Rock County 101

A Surv. of American political, economic, social, & intellectual history from the Age of European Exploration & the period of colonization to the era of the American Civil War. As an Ethnic Studies (ES) course, this course thoroughly integrates the experiences of African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics, &/or Asian Americans into US history in a manner that fosters underst&ing & appreciation of the perspectives & experiences of at least two of these groups as well as their contributions to, & interactions within, American society.


3-4 Units

HISTORY OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION FROM ANCIENT TIMES TO THE ERA OF THE RENAISSANCE

History-Rock County 105

Surv. of West Civilization from ancient times through the Renaissance, emphasizing the distinctive features of West culture, political development, economic development, & the contributions made by non-West people.


3 Units

ANCIENT HISTORY

History-Rock County 111

Surv. of the history of civilization from the beginnings in Mesopotamia & Egypt through Classical Greece with emphasis on institutional & social development.


3 Units

THE WORLD IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

History-Rock County 127

Surv. of the major trends in Europe, Asia, Africa, & the Americas since 1900; the two world wars; the social & political revolutions of our time; Fascism & Communism; & the new states of Africa & Asia.


3-4 Units

WORLD HISTORY TO 1500

History-Rock County 161

A topical approach to the history of premodern humankind. Special attention will be given to the emergence, development, & interaction of civilizations in Asia, Africa, Europe, & the Americas


3 Units

MEDIEVAL EUROPE

History-Rock County 215

General Intro to the history of Europe, from the later Roman Empire to the end of the Middle Ages


3 Units

THE HOLOCAUST: POLITICS OF PEACE, NATIONALISM, AND WAR

History-Rock County 258

This class presents students with the historical background & current scholarly debate about the best documented genocide in recent history. A combination of race based thinking, radical nationalism & brutality occasioned by war opened the door for the Nazi Party to lead Germans & other Europeans in a systematic campaign to eliminate the Jews. Students will explore a variety of sources produced during & after the period, including films, posters & Lit.. Raised will be questions about the limits of obedience to authority, what constitutes race or ethnic differences, & ultimately whether or not guilt for related crimes can ever be forgiven.


3 Units

HISTORY OF MINORITIES IN AMERICA

History-Rock County 278

This course will explore the role of racial minorities including African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics, & Asian Americans. As an Ethnic Studies (ES) course, this course thoroughly integrates the experiences of these groups into US history in a manner that fosters underst&ing & appreciation of their perspectives & experiences as well as their contributions to, & interactions within, American society. Many instructors also explore the experiences of ethnic, religious, & sexual minorities, or other traditionally underrepresented group


3 Units

THE UNITED STATES, 1917 TO THE PRESENT

History-Rock County 297

Political, social, economic, & cultural changes in America from 1917 to the Present

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