History - Fall 2018

World History Before 1500 — 3295
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/Prerequisite: ENG 1510. 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 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
World History Before 1500 — 3298
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/Prerequisite: ENG 1510. 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 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
World History since 1500 — 3301
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/Prerequisite: ENG 1510. 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 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
World History since 1500 — 3303
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/Prerequisite: ENG 1510. 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 20 Tue 8:30 am – 9:45 am
US History before 1865 — 3306
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/Prerequisite: ENG 1510. 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 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
US History before 1865 — 3307
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/Prerequisite: ENG 1510. 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 20 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
US History Since 1865 — 3309
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/Prerequisite: ENG 1510. 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 204
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
US History Since 1865 — 3311
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/Prerequisite: ENG 1510. 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 20 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
History of China Internship — 3313
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

Off-Campus
Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Museum/Archives Internship — 3316
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
Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Teaching Internship/China — 4017
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

Hultquist Library
Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
History of World War II — 3317
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm