Spring 2019 Featured Courses

The History Department has developed courses that focus on various aspects of history with ever-increasing relevance to modern times - from immigration to music, presidents, foreign relations and more.   We approach history in new ways while also preparing you for your future after graduation.  Here are some of our featured courses for Spring 2019 to help you think outside the box:

  • HIST 104 Black Music -- What is real hip-hop?
  • HIST 135 History of the Islamic Middle East - Examine the development of Islamic thought, and of religious, social, and political institutions.
  • HIST 221 Modern China - General introduction emphasizing the interplay between politics, ideas, and culture
  • HIST 274 US & World Since 1917 - Explore the impact of the United States on world affairs
  • HIST 260 History of Russia - Look beneath the surface of events at how individuals and groups experienced, interpreted, and made their own history
  • HIST  265- Science in Western Civilization
  • HIST 293 - The President and the People - Examine the presidents, the national issues that dominated their terms in office, and the events and controversies that shaped Americans’ perceptions of the  president; the impact of party politics, media, and spin on the office
  • HIST 300 Topics in Film and History - Since the early twentieth century, Americans have enjoyed watching movies about health, disease, and doctors - their role in public health educational efforts
  • HIST 312 Immigrant America --  Put the current public debate into historic context - examine migration into the United States over time from a variety of perspectives: political, cultural and historical
  • HIST 334 Modern Palestinian History - Examine Palestinian political, social, and cultural history
  • HIST 397 - Sexuality in Modern Europe
  • HIST 400 - War, Society, Politics & Culture - Here’s your chance to learn about French colonialism in Vietnam, the origins of the American War in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh and Vietnamese resistance, and the cultural, economic, and political legacies of war