History (HIS)

Courses

HIS 111. World Civilizations I. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces world history from the dawn of civilization to the early modern era. Topics include Eurasian, African, American, and Greco-Roman civilizations and Christian, Islamic and Byzantine cultures. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in pre-modern world civilizations. Students seeking to take this course to meet the college transfer Social/Behavioral Sciences requirement may also take HIS 112 (no HIS prerequisites).

Prerequisites: Complete one of the following options:Take DRE 098
Take EFL 111 EFL 112 with a minimum grade of C
Take ENG 111 with a minimum grade of C

HIS 112. World Civilizations II. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces world history from the early modern era to the present. Topics include the cultures of Africa, Europe, India, China, Japan, and the Americas. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in modern world civilizations. Students seeking to take this course to meet the college transfer Social/Behavioral Sciences requirement may also take HIS 111 (no HIS prerequisites).

Prerequisites: Complete one of the following options:Take DRE 098
Take EFL 111 EFL 112 with a minimum grade of C
Take ENG 111 with a minimum grade of C

HIS 131. American History I. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is a survey of American history from pre-history through the Civil War era. Topics include the migrations to the Americas, the colonial and revolutionary periods, the development of the Republic, and the Civil War. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in early American history. Students seeking to take this course to meet the college transfer Social/Behavioral Sciences requirement may also take HIS 132 (no HIS prerequisites).

Prerequisites: Complete one of the following options:Take DRE 098
Take EFL 111 EFL 112 with a minimum grade of C
Take ENG 111 with a minimum grade of C

HIS 132. American History II. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is a survey of American history from the Civil War era to the present. Topics include industrialization, immigration, the Great Depression, the major American wars, the Cold War, and social conflict. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in American history since the Civil War. Students seeking to take this course to meet the college transfer Social/Behavioral Sciences requirement may also take HIS 131 (no HIS prerequisites).

Prerequisites: Complete one of the following options:Take DRE 098
Take EFL 111 EFL 112 with a minimum grade of C
Take ENG 111 with a minimum grade of C

HIS 141. Genealogy & Local History. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course explores the role of the local or family historian. Emphasis is placed on historical or genealogical research techniques including a survey of local, state, and national archival resources. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct genealogical research and do a major research project on local or family history.

Prerequisites: Complete one of the following options:Take DRE 098
Take EFL 111 EFL 112 with a minimum grade of C
Take ENG 111 with a minimum grade of C

HIS 162. Women and History. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course surveys the experience of women in historical perspective. Topics include the experiences and contributions of women in culture, politics, economics, science, and religion. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural contributions of women in history.

HIS 165. Twentieth-Century World. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course includes the major developments, issues, and ideas in twentieth-century world history. Emphasis is placed on contrasting political systems, the impact of science and technology, and the philosophical temperament of twentieth-century people. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the twentieth century.

Prerequisites: Complete one of the following options:Take DRE 098
Take EFL 111 EFL 112 with a minimum grade of C
Take ENG 111 with a minimum grade of C

HIS 221. African-American History. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers African-American history from the Colonial period to the present. Topics include African origins, the slave trade, the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Jim Crow era, the civil rights movement, and contributions of African Americans. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the history of African Americans.

HIS 222. African-American History I. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers African American history through the Civil War period. Topics include African origins, the nature of slavery, African-American participation in the American Revolution, abolitionism, and the emergence of a distinct African-American culture. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in early African-American history.

HIS 223. African-American History II. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers African American history from the Civil War to the present. Topics include Reconstruction, the Jim Crow era, urbanization, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights movement, and the philosophies of major African-American leaders. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in African-American history since the Civil War.

HIS 226. The Civil War. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course examines the social, political, economic, and ideological forces that led to the Civil War and Reconstruction. Topics include regional conflicts and sectionalism, dissolution of the Union, military campaigns, and the War's socioeconomic impact, aftermath, and consequences. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the United States during the era of the Civil War.

Prerequisites: Complete one of the following options:Take DRE 098
Take EFL 111 EFL 112 with a minimum grade of C
Take ENG 111 with a minimum grade of C

HIS 227. Native American History. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course surveys the history and cultures of Native Americans from pre-history to the present. Topics include Native American civilizations, relations with Europeans, and the continuing evolution of Native American cultures. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments among Native Americans.

HIS 228. History of the South. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the origin and development of the South as a distinct region of the United States. Emphasis is placed on Southern identity and its basis in cultural, social, economic, and political developments during the 19th and 20th centuries. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze the major cultural, social, economic, and political developments in the South.

HIS 229. History of the Old South. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is a study of the development of the South from European settlement through the Civil War. Topics include the multi-ethnic character of colonization, the plantation economy, relations between social classes, the nature of slavery, and issues leading to the Civil War. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the antebellum South.

HIS 230. The Changing South. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers major developments in the South from the Civil War era to the present. Topics include Reconstruction, the emergence of the New South, segregation, the Civil Rights movement, and current issues and challenges facing the South. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the New South.

HIS 231. Recent American History. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is a study of American society from the post-Depression era to the present. Topics include World War II, the Cold War, social unrest, the Vietnam War, the Great Society, and current political trends. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in recent America.

HIS 233. History of Appalachia. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces the Appalachian region and its relationship to mainstream American history. Topics include regional settlement patterns and a study of Appalachian culture. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in Appalachia.

HIS 234. Cherokee History. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is a survey of the history and culture of the Cherokees. Topics include origins, belief systems, contact and conflict with European settlers, removals, and contemporary problems faced by the Cherokees. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in Cherokee history.

HIS 236. North Carolina History. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is a study of geographical, political, economic, and social conditions existing in North Carolina from America's discovery to the present. Topics include native and immigrant backgrounds; colonial, antebellum, and Reconstruction periods; party politics; race relations; and the transition from an agrarian to an industrial economy. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in North Carolina.

HIS 260. History of Africa. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course surveys the history of Africa from pre-history to the present. Emphasis is placed on the evolution of social, political, economic, and governmental structures in Africa. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in Africa.

Prerequisites: Complete one of the following options:Take DRE 098
Take EFL 111 EFL 112 with a minimum grade of C
Take ENG 111 with a minimum grade of C

HIS 261. East Asian History. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course surveys the history of China and Japan from the development of civilization in Asia to the present. Emphasis is placed on the evaluation of social, political, economic, and governmental structures in China and Japan. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in east Asia.

Prerequisites: Complete one of the following options:Take DRE 098
Take EFL 111 EFL 112 with a minimum grade of C
Take ENG 111 with a minimum grade of C

HIS 262. Middle East History. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course surveys the history of the Middle East from the development of civilization in Mesopotamia to the present. Emphasis is placed on social, political, economic, religious, and governmental structures in the Middle East. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the Middle East.

Prerequisites: Complete one of the following options:Take DRE 098
Take EFL 111 EFL 112 with a minimum grade of C
Take ENG 111 with a minimum grade of C

HIS 271. The French Revolution Era. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course traces the causes and effects of the French Revolution. Topics include the Enlightenment; Jacobins; Reign of Terror; Napoleon's republic, empire, and wars; and the French Revolution's impact upon world history. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments during the French revolutionary era.