History: World (HSTR)

HSTR 101. Western Civilization I. 3 Credits.

This course is a survey of the various civilizations of the world from their ancient origins to 1500. European, Asian, American and African societies will be examined, compared and contrasted at the various stages of their development throughout this period. The course deals with the encounters and interactions among the various civilizations, and examines the political, social, economic, cultural ideological, and technological developments that have shaped the world. Formerly HIST 141.

HSTR 102. Western Civilization II. 3 Credits.

This course is a survey of the various world civilizations from 1500 to the present. The civilizations of Europe, Asia, America and Africa will be examined, compared and constrasted at the various stages of their development throughout this period. The course deals with the encounters and interactions among the various civilizations, and examines the political, social, economic, cultral, ideological and technological developments that have shaped the civilizations of the world. Formerly HIST 142.

HSTR 191. Special Topics. 1-12 Credits.

HSTR 192. Independent Study. 1-12 Credits.

HSTR 291. Special Topics. 1-12 Credits.

HSTR 292. Independent Study. 1-12 Credits.

HSTR 324. 20th Century Europe. 3 Credits.

This course provides an analysis of 20th Century Europe with emphasis on political history. 20th Century was an era of major changes for Europeans. These changes include end of the colonial era and major empires, fall of several long-standing royal houses, rise and fall of Communism, Fascism and Nazism, and two world wars which permanently shifted the power structure of the world. Finally, the last decades of the century saw another dramatic, this time peaceful, transformation in the form of the creation of European Union, a continental unity never before attempted. Prerequisite: Curse is restricted to students with 24 or more semester credits earned.

HSTR 336. Modern Latin America. 3 Credits.

An introduction to the region's histroy since independence. Includes a geographical, historical and cultural overview. Will highlight important topics in the social; cultural; political and economic development of modern Latin American countries; special emphaiss on period since 1900.

HSTR 391. Special Topics. 1-12 Credits.

HSTR 392. Independent Study. 1-12 Credits.

HSTR 491. Special Topics. 1-12 Credits.

HSTR 492. Independent Study. 1-12 Credits.

HSTR 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.