History (HIS)

HIS 111     World Civilizations I3/3

This course introduces world history from the dawn of civilization to the early modern era. Topics include Eurasian, African, American, and Greco-Roman civilizations and Christian, Islamic and Byzantine cultures. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in pre-modern world civilizations.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

Transferable

HIS 112     World Civilizations II3/3

This course introduces world history from the early modern era to the present. Topics include the cultures of Africa, Europe, India, China, Japan, and the Americas. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in modern world civilizations.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

Transferable

HIS 121     Western Civilization I3/3

This course introduces western civilization from pre-history to the early modern era. Topics include ancient Greece, Rome, and Christian institutions of the Middle Ages and the emergence of national monarchies in western Europe. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in early western civilization.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

Transferable

HIS 122     Western Civilization II3/3

This course introduces western civilization from the early modern era to the present. Topics include the religious wars, the Industrial Revolution, World Wars I and II, and the Cold War. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in modern western civilization.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

Transferable

HIS 131     American History I3/3

This course is a survey of American history from pre-history through the Civil War era. Topics include the migrations to the Americas, the colonial and revolutionary periods, the development of the Republic, and the Civil War. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in early American history.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

Transferable

HIS 132     American History II3/3

This course is a survey of American history from the Civil War era to the present. Topics include industrialization, immigration, the Great Depression, the major American wars, the Cold War, and social conflict. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in American history since the Civil War.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

Transferable

HIS 164     History of Sports3/3

This course surveys the history of sports in human society. Topics include the development of sports in their social, cultural, and historical contexts. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze the significance of sports in human culture.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

Transferable

HIS 165     Twentieth-Century World3/3

This course includes the major developments, issues, and ideas in twentieth-century world history. Emphasis is placed on contrasting political systems, the impact of science and technology, and the philosophical temperament of twentieth-century people. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the twentieth century.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

Transferable

HIS 221     African-American History3/3

This course covers African-American history from the Colonial period to the present. Topics include African origins, the slave trade, the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Jim Crow era, the civil rights movement, and contributions of African Americans. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the history of African Americans.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

Transferable

HIS 236     North Carolina History3/3

This course is a study of geographical, political, economic, and social conditions existing in North Carolina from America's discovery to the present. Topics include native and immigrant backgrounds; colonial, antebellum, and Reconstruction periods; party politics; race relations; and the transition from an agrarian to an industrial economy. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in North Carolina.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

Transferable