History (HIST)

HIST 101  T1:DV:World Civil to 1500    3 sem. hrs.

Survey of the origins of Western civilization through ancient and medieval times until the beginnings of the modern age. Offered every fall semester.

HIST 102  T1:DV:World Civil 1500 to Pres    3 sem. hrs.

Survey of the political, economic, religious, social and intellectual forces which have shaped early modern and modern people. Offered every spring semester.

HIST 103  T1:DV:Hist of the U.S. to 1877    3 sem. hrs.

Survey of colonial and middle periods in the development of the United States of America to 1877. Offered every fall semester.

HIST 104  T1:DV:Hist of U.S. since 1877    3 sem. hrs.

Survey of the political, economic, religious, social, and intellectual history of the United States of America from 1877 to the present. Offered every spring semester.

HIST 200-4  H2b:ST:Diplo Hist US Since1877    3 sem. hrs.

H2b: Survey of the origins, development, and leading ideas of American foreign policy from 1877 to the present. Was HIST 204.

HIST 203  Diplomat Hist U.S. to 1877    3 sem. hrs.

Survey of relations of the United States with the rest of the world from the American Revolution to 1877. Next offered F07.

HIST 204  H2b:Diplo Hist U.S. since 1877    3 sem. hrs.

Survey of the origins, development, and leading ideas of American foreign policy from 1877 to the present.

HIST 205  American Colonial History    3 sem. hrs.

Study of the growth of political and economic institutions, social forms and ideals, cultural patterns, and diplomatic policies from 1607-1815.

HIST 208  H2b:The Fren Revolut and Napo    3 sem. hrs.

The causes, course and interpretations of the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars, and the creation of "modernity" in France and England, including the modern Western political ideologies of liberalism, conservatism, and socialism.

HIST 209  H2b:Making Modern England    3 sem. hrs.

Topics and themes in the making of modern England, from 1500-1800, including the development of Parliament, the monarchy, English society and culture, religion, and the origins of the British Empire.

HIST 210  Research Methodology    3 sem. hrs.

Required for all History majors. This course will focus on the skills necessary to the practice of history methods, including the analysis and interpretation of both primary and secondary sources, historiography, research skills, and writing. Offered every spring semester.

HIST 220  History of Ohio    3 sem. hrs.

Surveys the history of the state of Ohio from the settlements of indigenous peoples to the present day. Special focus is placed on the political, social, and military history of the state.

HIST 223  Cultural Encounter in Glob Wld    3 sem. hrs.

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HIST 224  H2b:Military History of the US    3 sem. hrs.

H2b: A survey of both the military experiences and issues in United States history. The course will explore the major wars and battles as well as the impact of war on the economy, technological developments, politics, diplomatic relations, society, and other factors that have influenced the military aspects of American history from the American Revolution to the late 20th century.

HIST 225  DV:African-American History    3 sem. hrs.

A survey of African-American History, concentrating upon the black experience in the United States. Black America from African and West Indian origins to the present. Offered each fall.

HIST 227  DV:Glob Perspec in Gender Hist    3 sem. hrs.

An overview of the social lives and political consciousness of American women from the Colonial period to the present. Includes genre, race, and class. Next offered F-16.

HIST 240  US in the Long 19th Century    3 sem. hrs.

This course will provide a survey of the key political, military, and social issues that shaped the United States from the American Revolution in the late 18th century through the early years of the 20th century. Next offered F-17.

HIST 250  American Catholic History    3 sem. hrs.

H2b: This course surveys the history of Catholics in America from the first Spanish and French missions, through the migrations of Catholics from diverse backgrounds, the coming-of-age of the American Catholic community, to the participation in and response to The Second Vatican Council by American Catholics.

HIST 290  Special Topics    1,3 sem. hrs.

Intensive examination of selected, single topics in History.This course is offered as a means of providing unique topics in history, depending upon the interests or needs of students.

HIST 305  H2b:History of Western Law    3 sem. hrs.

Studies the history of the Western legal tradition, legal thought and judicial institutions, including Roman law, medieval folk law, canon law, royal law, common law, federal law and the origins of the modern Anglo-American common law and the European civil law system.

HIST 308  H2b:Hist of the Ancient World    3 sem. hrs.

Religious, economic, philosophical, and political features of the ancient world from earliest times to the fall of Rome. Next offered TBA.

HIST 309  H2b:Hist of Medieval Europe    3 sem. hrs.

Emergence and development of western European civilization out of Christian, Greco-Roman, and Germanic institutions and ideas.

HIST 310  H2b:Hist of Early Mode Europe    3 sem. hrs.

A survey of European history from the Renaissance to the French Revolution, emphasizing the transformation from "medieval" to "modern" in European political, social, religious, cultural and intellectual life. Next offered TBA.

HIST 311  H2b: History of Modern Europe    3 sem. hrs.

Systematic analysis of the origin and development of main trends, factors, and problems in the history of modern Europe: liberalism, conservatism, nationalism, Industrial Revolution, imperial rivalries, emerging nationalism, rise of communism, era of world wars, and problems of the contemporary world. Next offered F-17.

HIST 313  H1:Rise/Fall of Nazi Germany    3 sem. hrs.

A study of the origins, course, and collapse of the Third Reich including the politics of genocide. Next offered TBA.

HIST 318  H1:DV:Indust Revol in World    3 sem. hrs.

Examines the Industrial Revolution from a global perspective with special emphasis on the social, environmental and public health impact of industrialization. The course covers the effects of the Industrial Revolution from its eighteenth-century origins to the modern day. Next offered F-17.

HIST 323  H2B: Modern England    3 sem. hrs.

Topics and themes in the making of modern England, from 1500-1800, including the development of Parliament, the monarchy, English society and culture, religion, and the origins of the British Empire. Next offered F-17. (Formerly HIST 209).

HIST 325  Civil War & Reconstruction    3 sem. hrs.

Examines the causes, course, and consequences of the U.S. Civil War from a political, military, social, economic, and cultural perspective.

HIST 328  Gilded & Progressive Age Ameri    3 sem. hrs.

Examines American history from the Civil War into the 20th century, including issues of industrialization and labor, the creation of an urban society, and changing views of society.

HIST 334  H2b:Constitutional Hist of US    3 sem. hrs.

Elements active in colonial times, making the Constitution, amendments, and interpretations. Chandining attitudes, new conditions of life, fresh ideas.

HIST 335  H1:U.S. in the 20th Century    3 sem. hrs.

Study of the political, social, and economic development of the United States since 1898 and America's rise to world power. Next offered SP-17, F-18.

HIST 336  DV: Govt & Pol in Mod Latin Am    3 sem. hrs.

This course offers an introduction to Latin America by exploring the history, cultures, and contemporary issues facing this multifaceted region as a whole, as well as individual countries. Part of the course will focus on U.S. Latin America relations and interactions - both as states and as people. This course includes colonization, race, class, and gender as inequalities that are important dimensions for understanding social life and communities. Next offered F-18.

HIST 337  DV: History of Mod Middle East    3 sem. hrs.

Historical introduction to the problems of the Middle East, emphasizing importance of these areas for an understanding of the modern world's problems. Next offered SP-19.

HIST 338  DV:History of Modern Africa    3 sem. hrs.

Examines modern African history from European colonization through post-colonization and independence. This course focuses particularly on African politics, the impact of ethnic violence, and economics.

HIST 339  DV:History of Modern Asia    3 sem. hrs.

Topics and themes emerging from the political, philosophical, religious, artistic, and literary hertitage of East Asia or South Asia, emphasizing the importance of the civilizations in these regions for an understanding of the modern world's problems. Next offered F-17.

HIST 350  H2b:American Catholic History    3 sem. hrs.

This course surveys the history of Catholics in America from the first Spanish and French missions, through the migrations of Catholics from diverse backgrounds, the coming-of-age of the American Catholic community, to the participation in and response to The Second Vatican Council by American Catholics.

HIST 380  Special Topics    3 sem. hrs.

An in-depth examination of a unique topic in History. This course is designed to meet the specific needs of students in History, based upon student interest and demand.

HIST 385  History Internship    1-6 sem. hrs.

Professional experience using the skills developed in the history major. Offered every semester. Prerequisite requirements: student must have completed at least 12 hours of course work in History, have a 2.75 GPA in the major, and have an overall GPA of 2.5.

HIST 400  Sr Sem: Capstone    3 sem. hrs.

The nature of historical judgment and interpretation, the roles of evidence, approach and presupposition. Designed to give majors experience in the analysis of historical problems through a reading and research program. The culmination of the course is a research paper in which students utilize many of the primary and secondary sources that productive scholars use in preparing their own papers, articles and books for presentation to the broader academic community. Required of history majors. Offered every fall semester.

Prerequisite: HUM 201 and senior status.

HIST 403  H2b:Constitutional Law    3 sem. hrs.

H2b: Elements active in colonial times, making the Constitution, amendments, and interpretations. Changing attitudes, new conditions of life, fresh ideas. Was HIS 334. Cross-listed as GFA 403. Next offered F-16

HIST 408  H2b: Sports & Soc in US Hist    3 sem. hrs.

This course examines American sport and society from the modern era to the present. This is a 400-level class; therefore, this final project will be a primary-source driven research paper on an American sport history topic of the student's choice. Next offered Sp-18.

HIST 408-4  H2b:ST:Sprts/Soc in US History    3 sem. hrs.

H2b: This course examines American sport and society from the modern era to the present. This is a 400-level class; therefore, the final project will be a primary-source driven research paper on an American sport history topic of the student's choice. Next offered SP-18.

HIST 410  DV: Aspects East Asian Civil    3 sem. hrs.

Study of the philosophical, religious, artistic, and literary heritage of China and Japan, emphasizing the importance of these civilizations for an understanding of the modern world's problems.

HIST 413  H2b:Europ Intellect Hist    3 sem. hrs.

Study of the main ideas which have shaped the mind of the modern person and an analysis of the relation of these ideas to the process of historical development.

HIST 425  Readings in History    1-3 sem. hrs.

Special topics and reading in history. Offered by arrangement with permission of Division Chair and the Dean.

HIST 428  History of Medicine    3 sem. hrs.

H3: This reading intensive course will examine the development of modern Western medicine through a survey of its intellectual traditions and technological roots, as well as a critical analysis of its impact on the modern world. Next offered: TBA.

HIST 430  H3:Sem Hist of War & Society    3 sem. hrs.

H3: This reading intensive course will cover the social, political, cultural, and economic dimensions of war, focusing not on battles but on the relationship between war and social change, the impact that the home front can have on military actions, and the interaction between cultures that war creates.

HIST 435  H2b:The Papacy    3 sem. hrs.

This course is a seminar in the history of the Papacy. Topics may include the development of papal institutions, church-state relations, contributions to development of Catholic doctrine, the Papacy as an agent of historical change, the Papacy and ecumenism, and Church reactions to and engagement with modernity.

HIST 438  H3:Sem Case Stds in Genocide    3 sem. hrs.

H3: This reading intensive course will explore the topic of genocide as a theme in world history by looking at one or more historical examples from various eras and geographic locations.

HIST 440  H3:Sem US Race/Class/Gender    3 sem. hrs.

H3: This reading intensive course will explore a specific historical topic or theme that interrogates how race or ethnicity, class, and gender have shaped and affected society in the United States.