History - Fall 2017

World History since 1500 — 3282
HIS 1520 – 3 credits
Traci I. Langworthy

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
US History before 1865 — 3281
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
History of World War II — 3381
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm