HIST 104C           Western Civilization: Antiquity to 1650

The first of a two-course sequence about Western civilization. Study of history addresses the goals of being an educated person by liberating the learner from a narrowed perspective. Thinking about and understanding the past clearly provides for better alternatives in the present and the future. This course provides opportunities to learn about major historical events and trends from the earliest civilizations up to the Reformation which have shaped the past, present and will impact on the future. Social, political, intellectual, and economic changes will be among the topics explored, as will critical scrutiny of Western tradition.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0     Credit Hours: 3

 

HIST 105C           Western Civilization: 1650 to Present

Study of history addresses the goals of being an educated person by liberating the learner from a narrowed perspective. Thinking about and understanding the past clearly provides for better alternatives in the present and future. This course provides opportunities to learn about major historical events and trends since the mid-fifteenth century that have shaped the past, present and will impact on the future. Social, political, intellectual, and economic changes will be among the topics explored, as will critical scrutiny of Western tradition.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

HIST 120C           United States History to 1870

Explores the critical historical events that have interacted to shape life in this country from its discovery until 1870. Included will be the discovery of America; colonization; social, political and economic development; the American Revolution; political documents which establish our form of government (Declaration of Independence/Constitution); slavery, the Civil War; and Reconstruction. Major topics are emphasized within a chronological framework and serve as a systematic introduction to U.S. history prior to 1870.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

HIST 121C           United States History 1870 to Present

Explores the critical historic events and forces that have interacted to shape life in the U.S. Topics will include the Industrial Revolution, World Wars, the Cold War, the role of the U.S. as a world power, social revolutions, the Great Depression, and the workings of democracy within the republic.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

HIST 131C           World History I to 1500

Examines the histories of civilizations in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from the earliest times to 1500. The interrelationships among these societies, and their political, social, economic, religious, and cultural features will be explored.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

HIST 132C           World History II 1500 to present

Examines the histories of civilizations in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from 1500 to present. The interrelationships among these societies, and their political, social, economic, religious, and cultural features will be explored.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

HIST 221C           New Hampshire History

A general survey of N.H.’s past, from prehistoric periods to the present. The course will be chronological, with emphasis on immigration and ethnicity, rural development, urban and industrial growth, tourism, environmental changes, and the evolution of government. Students will not simply be exposed to major events and personalities in N.H. history; they will explore ways that people removed from us in time have made their living on the land we call N.H. In addition, students will use state and local resources to better understand the nature of history and ways that the study of history provides a better appreciation of ourselves and the world in which we live.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

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