History - Fall 2017

World History Before 1500 — 3366
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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
World Hist Before 1500-HONORS — 3367
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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
World History Before 1500 — 3368
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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
World Hist Before 1500-HONORS — 3369
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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
World History since 1500 — 3370
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
World Hist since 1500-HONORS — 3371
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
World History since 1500 — 3893
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
World Hist since 1500 HONORS — 3894
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
US History before 1865 — 3374
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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
US History before 1865 — 3375
HIS 1530 – 3 credits
Traci I. Langworthy

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 211
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
US History before 1865 — 3376
HIS 1530 – 3 credits
Traci I. Langworthy

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 211
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
US History Since 1865 — 3377
HIS 1540 – 3 credits
Daniel G. Scapelitte

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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
US History Since 1865 — 3387
HIS 1540 – 3 credits
Dennis H. Collins

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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
History of China — 3385
HIS 2010 – 6 credits
Jonathan D. O'Brian

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

Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Museum/Archives Internship — 3386
HIS 2010 – 1 credit
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

Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
History of World War II — 3379
HIS 2560 – 3 credits
Gregory J. Edwards

Students will examine and evaluate the world at war with emphasis on the role of the United States from the battlefields to the homefront. Multiple factors of the aftermath of World War I, the rise of fascism, Japan's expansion in Asia, the alliance of Britain, America, and the USSR, and the strategies of each side in the war are studied. Implications of the surrender of Germany and Japan, the use of nuclear bombs, and the interests of the U.S. and USSR in creating a new world after the war are assessed. Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm