History: American (HSTA)

HSTA 101. American History I. 3 Credits.

A general survey of the fundamental political, social, economic, cultural, and diplomatic developments that have contributed to the formation of American civilization from the colonial period to 1877. Formerly HIST 131.

HSTA 102. American History II. 3 Credits.

A general survey of the fundamental political, social, economic, cultural, and diplomatic developments that have contributed to the formation of American civilization from 1877 to the present. Formerly HIST 132.

HSTA 191. Special Topics. 1-12 Credits.

HSTA 192. Independent Study. 1-12 Credits.

HSTA 255. Montana History. 3 Credits.

A study of the major political, social, cultural, and economic developments that have contributed to the formation of Montana and to Montana's place within the region, the nation, and the world, from prehistoric times to the present. Formerly HIST 216.

HSTA 291. Special Topics. 1-12 Credits.

HSTA 292. Independent Study. 1-12 Credits.

HSTA 311. Early America. 3 Credits.

An examination of the political, economic, social, and cultural conditions of America from 1600 through 1828, concentrating on the factors that led the American Revolution and the establishment of the nation as a democratic republic. Formerly HIST 301.

HSTA 322. Am History: WWII to Present. 3 Credits.

Study of the period between the outbreak of World War II (1941) and the present, concentrating on that war, the Korean conflict, the Cold War, Vietnam, the nuclear age, the space age, and the effects of those major events and developments on domestic politics, culture, and the American economy. Formerly HIST 305.

HSTA 391. Special Topics. 1-12 Credits.

HSTA 392. Independent Study. 1-12 Credits.

HSTA 450. History of American Indians. 3 Credits.

History of American Indians from Pre-Columbian times to the present, with special emphasis on demographic shifts caused by encroaching European and American westward expansion, and relationships between Native Americans and immigrants. Formerly HIST 364.

HSTA 464. Trans-Mississippi West. 3 Credits.

This course covers the histroy of the Trans-Mississippi West from the Spanish era to the present. This class covers the development and impact of the American West on the life of the nation and the interactions of ethnic groups that inhabit the West. Indeed, as much as it is possible, we will attempt to cover the human actions and interactions in the West, which have fundamentally shaped the region's history as well as the history of the United State as a whole. More than that, this is a history of a frontier where a number of cultures met, clashed and evolved, making the American West the unique region it is. Prerequisite: Course is restricted to students with 24 or more semester credits earned.

HSTA 491. Special Topics. 1-12 Credits.

HSTA 492. Independent Study. 1-12 Credits.

HSTA 499. Sen Capstone: Hist Methodology. 3 Credits.

Students will examine and analyze the work of historians as examples of the technique and procedure of writing history. Capstone course for Broadfield Social Science majors. Prerequisite: Senior standing. Formerly HIST 449.

HSTA 591. Special Topic. 1-12 Credits.