History - Spring 2017

World History Before 1500 — 3612
HIS 1510 – 3 credits
Jonathan D. O'Brian

Students will examine the foundations of major cultures of today's world from the beginning of recorded history to the early modern age, with an emphasis on how these developments continue to shape the human experience. They will utilize methods of the social sciences by researching, interpreting, and communicating an understanding of primary and secondary historical sources. The factual and interpretive content of this course will emphasize the comparisons of key historical developments, their chronology, interaction, and the diffusions of the world's major cultures amid increasing global interconnection. Corequisite: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. It is not necessary to take HIS 1510 before HIS 1520. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 271
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
World Hist Before 1500- HONORS — 3613
HIS 1510 – 3 credits
Jonathan D. O'Brian

Students will examine the foundations of major cultures of today's world from the beginning of recorded history to the early modern age, with an emphasis on how these developments continue to shape the human experience. They will utilize methods of the social sciences by researching, interpreting, and communicating an understanding of primary and secondary historical sources. The factual and interpretive content of this course will emphasize the comparisons of key historical developments, their chronology, interaction, and the diffusions of the world's major cultures amid increasing global interconnection. Corequisite: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. It is not necessary to take HIS 1510 before HIS 1520. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 271
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
World History Before 1500 — 3615
HIS 1510 – 3 credits
Jonathan D. O'Brian

Students will examine the foundations of major cultures of today's world from the beginning of recorded history to the early modern age, with an emphasis on how these developments continue to shape the human experience. They will utilize methods of the social sciences by researching, interpreting, and communicating an understanding of primary and secondary historical sources. The factual and interpretive content of this course will emphasize the comparisons of key historical developments, their chronology, interaction, and the diffusions of the world's major cultures amid increasing global interconnection. Corequisite: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. It is not necessary to take HIS 1510 before HIS 1520. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 271
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
World Hist Before 1500- HONORS — 3617
HIS 1510 – 3 credits
Jonathan D. O'Brian

Students will examine the foundations of major cultures of today's world from the beginning of recorded history to the early modern age, with an emphasis on how these developments continue to shape the human experience. They will utilize methods of the social sciences by researching, interpreting, and communicating an understanding of primary and secondary historical sources. The factual and interpretive content of this course will emphasize the comparisons of key historical developments, their chronology, interaction, and the diffusions of the world's major cultures amid increasing global interconnection. Corequisite: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. It is not necessary to take HIS 1510 before HIS 1520. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 271
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
World History since 1500 — 3607
HIS 1520 – 3 credits
Jonathan D. O'Brian

Students in this introductory historical survey course will study and evaluate the cultural changes and continuities of selected world societies during the Modern Era, from the sixteenth century CE, to the present from a western perspective. They will use social sciences methods to research, interpret, and communicate historical understanding through the use of primary and secondary sources. The shaping of the modern age and its legacy for the world today will be stressed, as will the implications for the future of the global community. Corequisite: ENG 1510, must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. It is not necessary to take HIS 1510 before HIS 1520. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 271
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
World Hist since 1500 - HONORS — 3608
HIS 1520 – 3 credits
Jonathan D. O'Brian

Students in this introductory historical survey course will study and evaluate the cultural changes and continuities of selected world societies during the Modern Era, from the sixteenth century CE, to the present from a western perspective. They will use social sciences methods to research, interpret, and communicate historical understanding through the use of primary and secondary sources. The shaping of the modern age and its legacy for the world today will be stressed, as will the implications for the future of the global community. Corequisite: ENG 1510, must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. It is not necessary to take HIS 1510 before HIS 1520. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 271
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
World History since 1500 — 3609
HIS 1520 – 3 credits
Jonathan D. O'Brian

Students in this introductory historical survey course will study and evaluate the cultural changes and continuities of selected world societies during the Modern Era, from the sixteenth century CE, to the present from a western perspective. They will use social sciences methods to research, interpret, and communicate historical understanding through the use of primary and secondary sources. The shaping of the modern age and its legacy for the world today will be stressed, as will the implications for the future of the global community. Corequisite: ENG 1510, must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. It is not necessary to take HIS 1510 before HIS 1520. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 271
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
World Hist since 1500 - HONORS — 3610
HIS 1520 – 3 credits
Jonathan D. O'Brian

Students in this introductory historical survey course will study and evaluate the cultural changes and continuities of selected world societies during the Modern Era, from the sixteenth century CE, to the present from a western perspective. They will use social sciences methods to research, interpret, and communicate historical understanding through the use of primary and secondary sources. The shaping of the modern age and its legacy for the world today will be stressed, as will the implications for the future of the global community. Corequisite: ENG 1510, must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. It is not necessary to take HIS 1510 before HIS 1520. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 271
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
US History before 1865 — 3619
HIS 1530 – 3 credits
Jonathan D. O'Brian

Students will be introduced to the history of the United States from the European Encounter through the Civil War. Using the methodology of the social sciences, students will learn and evaluate the major political, social, cultural, scientific-technological, economic, and natural developments that shaped the United States during its formative years; when the American republic was founded, expanded, and tested by division. Students will give special attention to the unique contributions made by diverse peoples and institutions, and the responsibilities of educated citizens today.Corequisite: ENG 1510, must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. It is not necessary to take HIS 1530 before HIS 1540. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 271
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
US History before 1865 — 3653
HIS 1530 – 3 credits
Dennis H. Collins

Students will be introduced to the history of the United States from the European Encounter through the Civil War. Using the methodology of the social sciences, students will learn and evaluate the major political, social, cultural, scientific-technological, economic, and natural developments that shaped the United States during its formative years; when the American republic was founded, expanded, and tested by division. Students will give special attention to the unique contributions made by diverse peoples and institutions, and the responsibilities of educated citizens today.Corequisite: ENG 1510, must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. It is not necessary to take HIS 1530 before HIS 1540. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 271
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
US History Since 1865 — 3627
HIS 1540 – 3 credits
Traci I. Langworthy

Students will examine the history of the United States from the conclusion of the Civil War to the present. Using the methodology of the social sciences, students will learn and evaluate the major political, social, cultural, scientific-technological, economic, and natural developments that have shaped the recent American experience. Students will give special attention to the unique contributions made by diverse peoples and institutions, and will better understand the responsibilities of educated citizens today. Corequisite: ENG 1510, must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. It is not necessary to take HIS 1530 before HIS 1540. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 208
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
US History Since 1865 — 3628
HIS 1540 – 3 credits
Traci I. Langworthy

Students will examine the history of the United States from the conclusion of the Civil War to the present. Using the methodology of the social sciences, students will learn and evaluate the major political, social, cultural, scientific-technological, economic, and natural developments that have shaped the recent American experience. Students will give special attention to the unique contributions made by diverse peoples and institutions, and will better understand the responsibilities of educated citizens today. Corequisite: ENG 1510, must meet minimum college level reading score 80+. It is not necessary to take HIS 1530 before HIS 1540. HIS courses are reading and writing intensive. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 271
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Museum/Archives Internship — 3914
HIS 2010 – 3 credits
Traci I. Langworthy

Students receive on-the-job experience consisting of 135 hours of supervised activity in a local business or industry. Students work in conjunction with a faculty mentor and a supervisor at the job site. All guidelines in the original college internship policy will be followed. Prerequisite: at least a 2.0 GPA and either sophomore standing or one semester completion in an appropriate certificate program. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Off-Campus
Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
The American Civil War — 3752
HIS 2100 – 3 credits
Gregory J. Edwards

Students will survey the American Civil War and the subsequent Reconstruction Era. The specific topics to be covered include: the causes of the war; the political, economic, military, and diplomatic execution of the war; the problem of waging war in a democracy; the constitutional issues raised by the war; the reasons the South lost the Civil War; the impact of the war and reconstruction on American history; and the reconstruction policies of Lincoln, Johnson, and the Radical Republicans. Lectures will focus on the military aspects of the war. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Jan 23 – May 18 Mon 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Intro to US Women's History — 3630
HIS 2610 – 3 credits
Traci I. Langworthy

Students will explore the diversity of women's experiences within the larger context of United States history from the colonial era to the present. Concepts of gender, power, race/ethnicity, and cultural identity will be considered alongside women's contributions of he political, economic, social, and cultural life of the nation. Special emphasis will be given to the diverse experiences of women of different races, ethnicities, social classes, regions, and ages, as seen through a variety of sources and media. Prerequisite: ENG 1530 (or taking concurrently). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 271
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Intro to US Women's His-HONORS — 3913
HIS 2610 – 3 credits
Traci I. Langworthy

Students will explore the diversity of women's experiences within the larger context of United States history from the colonial era to the present. Concepts of gender, power, race/ethnicity, and cultural identity will be considered alongside women's contributions of he political, economic, social, and cultural life of the nation. Special emphasis will be given to the diverse experiences of women of different races, ethnicities, social classes, regions, and ages, as seen through a variety of sources and media. Prerequisite: ENG 1530 (or taking concurrently). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 271
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm