A survey of the cultural, political, religious, artistic, technological and philosophical journeys of human beings, from the prehistoric age, the birth of civilization and emergence of agriculture to the establishment of great empires and the impact of the great religious and philosophical revolutions of the ancient and medieval world.
A continuation of HIST 101 and a survey of the transformation of human development as a result of modernization. Students consider the rise and fall of empires and shifting regional influences as a result of the emergence of the transatlantic region. Europe¿s revolutionary transformation and its impact on the world
A survey of American history from its European beginnings to the Civil War, providing description and analysis of the historical development of politics, economics, society, and foreign policy. Attention is given to the people and forces that influenced these developments.
A survey of American history from the Civil War to modern times, providing description and analysis of the major developments and trends in politics, economics, society, and foreign policy. Attention is given to the people and forces that influenced and shaped the American experience.
A survey of sub-Saharan African history from earliest times to the present, with particular emphasis on social, cultural, economic, and political responses to imperialist or other outside influences.
Examines the cultural and political forces which led to the creation of Germany and then shaped its behavior through two world wars. Topics include the role of nationalism, the failure of liberalism, the causes of racism, and the nature of the Nazi regime. Prerequisite: minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
A study of Europe¿s history and political and religious institutions from the beginning of the reign of Diocletian to the Babylonian Captivity of the Church. Prerequisite: minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
A study of the history of Colorado from prehistoric times to the modern era, emphasizing the Native American and Spaniard, mining, cattle, transportation and farming frontiers, and problems of the 20th century involving water, energy, and growth. Prerequisite: minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
An examination of the causes of the American Revolution and the development of politics and society during the early Republic. Major topics include the development of political parties, the shift from Jeffersonian to Jacksonian democracy, the burgeoning reform movements, and the status of the yeoman farmer and his family in both northern and southern societies. Prerequisite: minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
A study of the history of the United States during the 19th century, with special attention given to the Civil War, its causes, conflicts, and aftermath. Prerequisite: minimum sophomore standing or instructor permission.
A research seminar required for History majors. Focusing on a specified topic within the subject area, participants discuss issues and methods of historical writing and research and apply scholarship skills by writing a research paper or completing an approved appropriate project. History majors should take this course during or after their second semester of the junior year. Students in the Secondary Licensure program must complete a comparative history topic for completion of this course. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing and instructor permission.