Courses By Subject


<< Course Subjects


History

AMH 1091   AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY

credits: 3  

"G" Prerequisite: (ENC 0025 and REA 0017) or EAP 1695 or satisfactory score on the SPC placement test. This course examines the development of the black presence in America. The concern will be to study the economic, social and psychological factors that led to slavery, the practical consequences of slavery on black and white social groups, the events and individuals who contributed to the elimination of slavery, the struggle for citizenship and self-worth, the artistic contributions, the social justice movement of the 1970s, and the current social condition defining black experience in America. This course partially satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 47 contact hours.

AMH 2010   HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES I

credits: 3  

"G" Prerequisite: (ENC 0025 and REA 0017) or EAP 1695 or an appropriate score on the placement test. This course addresses history in the land that becomes the United States of America, beginning with the migration of the Western Hemisphere’s original inhabitants. It briefly surveys the pre-Columbian Native American cultures. It also examines the impacts of the European “discovery” and settlement of North America on various groups of Native Americans, on Europeans at home and in the colonies, and on Africans forced into slavery in the New World. The course emphasizes the political, economic, social, cultural and religious aspects of life in the English North American colonies through their evolution into the United States, from the country’s developmental years through the end of the Civil War. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit is only given for AMH 2010 or AMH 2010H or IDS 2103H. 47 contact hours.

AMH 2010H   HONORS HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES I

credits: 3  
"G" Prerequisite: Appropriate score on the CPT or acceptance into the Honors College or permission of the Dean. This advanced course addresses history in the land that becomes the United States of America, beginning with the migration of the Western Hemisphere’s original inhabitants. It examines the pre-Columbian Native American cultures. It also examines the impacts of the European “discovery” and settlement of North America on various groups of Native Americans, on Europeans at home and in the colonies, and on Africans forced into slavery in the New World. The course will emphasize the evaluation and synthesis of the political, economic, social, cultural and religious aspects of life in the English North American colonies through their evolution into the United States, from the country’s developmental years through the end of the Civil War. This course also analyzes methods of qualitative and quantitative research, cases studies, archival retrieval, and comparative approaches to the study of societies and emphasizes writing research-based papers, historiography and critical analysis. Independent research and interdisciplinary connections will also be encouraged for students to make connections to other related areas of humanities, philosophy and literature in the Honors Program. This advanced course will have a substantial writing assignment. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit will only be given for AMH 2010 or AMH 2010H or IDS 2103H. 47 contact hours.

AMH 2020   HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES II

credits: 3  

"G" Prerequisite: (ENC 0025 and REA 0017) or (EAP 1695) or an appropriate score on the placement test. This course covers the history of the United States from the post-Civil War period (1865) to the present. Emphasis is placed on the social, economic, political and diplomatic history. The course is designed to present history as a dynamic process, encouraging students to think historically and to encourage students to value history. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education requirements. Credit is only given for AMH 2020 or AMH 2020H or IDS 1102H. 47 contact hours.

AMH 2020H   HONORS HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES II

credits: 3  
"G" Prerequisite: Appropriate score on the CPT or acceptance into the Honors College or permission of the Dean. This advanced course covers the history of the United States from the post-Civil War period (1865) to the present. The course will present history as a dynamic process, and students will evaluate and synthesize the social, economic, political, and diplomatic history of the post-Civil War period. This course also analyzes methods of qualitative and quantitative research, case studies, archival retrieval, and comparative approaches to the study of societies and emphasizes writing research-based papers, historiography and critical analysis. Independent research and interdisciplinary connections will also be encouraged for students to make connections to other related areas of humanities, philosophy and literature in the Honors Program. This course will have a substantial writing requirement. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit is only given for AMH 2020 or AMH 2020H or IDS 1102H. 47 contact hours.

AMH 2070   FLORIDA HISTORY

credits: 3  
This course outlines chronologically the economic, social, geographic, and political background of Florida from the time of discovery through settlement, colonization and statehood. Florida's role in the Civil War and Reconstruction Period is reviewed, and the state's agricultural development into the 20th century is described. Current issues including the impact of urbanization, tourism, and industrialization are emphasized. 47 contact hours.

EUH 1000   DEVELOPMENT OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION I

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: (ENC 0025 and REA 0017) or EAP 1695 or satisfactory score on the SPC placement test. This course covers the origins and development of western civilization beginning with the ancient world and classical civilizations, the Middle Ages, the transition to modern states and politics of power, the Protestant and Catholic Reformations, and the Commercial Revolution of the 16th Century. Emphases are on the relevance of the political, social, economic and cultural trends of each period upon our present world society. This course partially satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 47 contact hours.

EUH 1001   DEVELOPMENT OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION II

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: (ENC 0025 and REA 0017) or EAP 1695 or satisfactory score on the SPC placement test. This course covers the evolution and continuation of western civilization since the 16th Century. A study of governments from absolutism to democracy, European power politics; duels for world empire; scientific, cultural, political, social and industrial revolutions; nationalism, imperialism, and global conflicts. Emphasis placed on relevance of past history upon our present world society. This course partially satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 47 contact hours.

HIS 2950   STUDY ABROAD IN HISTORY

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: ENC 0025 or EAP 1695 or appropriate score on the SPC placement test or permission of program director. This course, exclusively for students in the Cambridge International Summer Schools Programs, is designed to offer historical topics of special interest to students combined with actual travel and study on-site at one of Europe's oldest and most prestigious universities. Such course offerings include the study of history (British and European) - historical periods, movements and figures - as detailed in the Cambridge catalogue. Variable content depending on the Cambridge course listings for the respective summer term is designated. The course includes lectures, discussions, field trips and multiple writing experiences. In addition, the course involves extensive orientation and preparation plus careful monitoring of student work and progress while at Cambridge.

WOH 2040   THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

credits: 3  

"G" Prerequisite: (ENC 0025 and REA 0017) or EAP 1695 or appropriate score on the Placement Test. This course is a study of world history surveying the cultural, political, social and economic transitions since 1900. Emphasis is placed on the turn-of-the-century dominance of Europe, the competitiveness and militarism that led to World War I, and the affects of the peace settlements. Attention is given to the Soviet Revolution, the rise of fascism, Nazism, Asian neo-imperialism, and the malaise of the democracies; the Depression and its consequences; aggression, appeasement and World War II; the Cold War, communist China, the rise of the "Third World" and conflicting issues and values in contemporary society. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit is not given for both WOH 2040 and WOH 2040H. 47 contact hours.

WOH 2040H   HONORS THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

credits: 3  
"G" Prerequisite: (IDS 1101H or ENC 1121H) or (IDS 1101H or ENC 1121H and acceptance into the Honors College) or approval of the program director. This course is a study of world history surveying the cultural, political, social and economic transitions of the 20th century. Emphasis is placed on historic trends and movements as well as a chronological study beginning with the turn-of-the-century dominance of Europe, the competitiveness and militarism that led to World War I, and the effects of the peace settlements. Attention is given to the Soviet Revolution, the rise of fascism, Nazism, Asian neo-imperialism, and the malaise of the democracies; the Depression and its consequences; aggression, appeasement and World War II; the Cold War, communist China, the rise of the "Third World" and conflicting issues and values in contemporary society. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements as outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit is not given for both WOH 2040H and WOH 2040. 47 contact hours.

<< Course Subjects