Credit Course Schedules

History - Fall 2019

World History Before 1500 — 3252
HIS 1510 – 3 credits
Nathan S. Daugherty

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
US History before 1865 — 3251
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
History of World War II — 3250
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center BDRM
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm