Credit Course Schedules

History - Spring 2020

World History since 1500 — 3210
HIS 1520 – 3 credits
Nathan S. Daugherty

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
US History Since 1865 — 3211
HIS 1540 – 3 credits
Gregory J. Edwards

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
The American Civil War — 3704
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/Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center BDRM
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Intro to US Women's History — 3707
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 the 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/Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm