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  • HIS 104: United States Since 1877

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: F&4 SBC: SBS; USA

    A survey of modern American history from the end of Reconstruction to the present. The course focuses on the impact of industrialization on social, cultural, and political life; the emergence of the United States as a world power; and the adaptation of that power to the crises of the later 20th century.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16539430Ximena Lopez CarrilloFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • HIS 113: America in the Atlantic World

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: F&4 SBC: GLO; SBS; USA

    Students will learn about the transformations of the regions surrounding the Atlantic Ocean--especially Africa, Europe, the Americas--as they first came into prolonged contact during the early modern period. We will examine the cultural, economic, and environmental impacts of their diverse people's engagements with each other during periods of initial encounter, conquest, and colonization. Then we will examine how those interpersonal and geopolitical relationships were transformed during the age of revolution, emancipation, and nation-building.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16538530Lance BoosFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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    Session 26538931Kevin MurphyFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • HIS 116: American Women's HistSince1900

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: K&4 SBC: SBS; USA

    Surveys the history of women and gender in the United States from 1900 to the present. The course focuses on three kinds of changes: in women's work and the gendered division of labor; in relationships between gender, politics, and the state; and the rise of consumer and mass cultures. Students will read what historians and other scholars have written about women and analyze historians' sources in the form of documents and images. We will pay particular attention to differences among women in such areas as race and ethnicity, class, religion, and sexuality. Students should acquire a deeper understanding of the forces influencing women's lives and gender norms and a better appreciation of how women and gender have shaped the history of the United States.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16538630Bonnie SoperFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • HIS 210: Soviet Russia

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: I SBC: GLO

    The ideological and social background of the Russian Revolution and the evolution of Soviet rule: the problem of industrialization, the relations with the capitalist West, and totalitarian control over society.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16538730Dafina NedelchevaFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • HIS 214: Modern Latin America

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: J SBC: GLO; SBS

    An introduction to the major themes in the history of modern Latin America, from the early nineteenth century to the present. Students will gain a deeper understanding of some of the central historical themes that have shaped Latin American society and politics since achieving independence, thus providing the basis for making sound observations and judgments about the political, economic, social, and cultural realities affecting Latin America today. The class advances chronologically as well as thematically, covering topics such as nationalism, political economy, U.S.-Latin American relations, revolutionary & counterrevolutionary struggle, and cultural practices. Lectures approach the hemisphere comparatively, drawing similarities and differences between different nation-states and regions. This course is offered as both HIS 214 and POL 214.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26420830Gonzalo Emilio Julio Romero SommerFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Offered as HIS 214 and POL 214 This class meets on line.

  • HIS 215: Long Island History

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Advisory Prerequisite: HIS 102-104 or equivalent

    DEC: K&4 SBC: SBS; USA

    An exploration of U.S. history through the lens of Long Island's history from colonial times to the present. Topics include the island's Native Americans, colonial settlement, towns and counties, the Revolution, slavery, whaling, farming, the Long Island Railroad, suburbanization and modern cultural, social, and economic developments.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26539030Bonnie SoperFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • HIS 216: History of US-Latin Am Relatns

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: J SBC: GLO

    An examination of the impact of U.S. economic and political relations with Latin America from the mid-19th century to the present. The course considers changes in American policy toward Latin America, as well as the varying responses of Latin American nations to U.S. intervention and influence. This course is offered as both HIS 216 and POL 216.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16539730Matthew FordFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Offered as HIS 216 and POL 216

  • HIS 238: Sci, Tech, Med in West Civ II

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Advisory Prerequisite: HIS 102

    DEC: H SBC: STAS

    An examination of science, technology, medicine, and their social organization from 1790 to the present (from the French Revolution to the end of the Cold War) and the development of these systems world wide. Among the topics covered are professionalization of medicine, implications of physics for defense industries, growth of biotechnology, and the impact of Darwinism on culture.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26539130Cody RosslerFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • HIS 287: Crime & Criminal Justice U.S.

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: F&4 SBC: SBS; USA

    Study of the development of police, courts, prisons, criminal law and crime in the United States from the 17th century to the present. How were the institutions of criminal justice created? How did they change? How have people perceived and responded to crime? Previously offered as HIS 373. Not for credit in addition to HIS 373.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16539530Gregory LellaFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • HIS 300: Topics in Global History

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: U3 or U4 standing; one HIS course

    DEC: F SBC: SBS+

    Designed for upper-division students, this course provides an in-depth study of a specific topic relating to global history. May be repeated as the topic changes.

    Session Class # Section Topic Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26410830History Of Vampires Elena-Liliana Mutu-BlackstoneFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: HIS 300.30 meets on line.

  • HIS 302: Environmental History

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: U3 or U4 standing; 1 D.E.C. E or SNW course

    DEC: H SBC: STAS

    An exploration of human-caused transformations in natural environments and in ideas about nature from prehistory to the present. Examining topics from agriculture and deforestation in classical antiquity to the Columbian encounter, from problems of environmental management in imperial India to the emergence of environmentalism as a global movement today, the course focuses on case studies from several regions, including the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, New England, and South Asia.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26420930Fernando AmadorFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • HIS 328: History of New York City

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Advisory Prerequisite: HIS 103 or HIS 104

    DEC: K&4 SBC: SBS+

    A survey of the evolution of New York City from native American communities, Dutch outpost, British town, American nineteenth through twenty-first century metropolis in the context of cultural diversity, conflict, and the quest for the almighty dollar. The course will develop how the city has both mirrored and shaped national political, economic, social and cultural trends.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26539230Gabriel TennenFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • HIS 363: Topics in American History

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: U3 or U4 standing; HIS 103 or 104

    DEC: F SBC: SBS+

    Topics may include titles such as American Cars and Highways, Radio and Television, and Disney's America. Designed for upper-division students, this course provides an in-depth study of a specific topic within social sciences disciplines such as history, economics, political science, and linguistics. Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the methods social scientists use to explore social phenomena, and knowledge of the major concepts, models, and issues of the social science discipline(s) studied. May be repeated as the topic changes.

    Session Class # Section Topic Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16261030War & Revolution In Cinema Emmanuel PardoFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • HIS 390: Topics in Ancient History

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: U3 or U4 standing; one ancient history course

    DEC: I SBC: SBS+

    Designed for upper-division students, this course provides an in-depth study of a specific topic relating to ancient history. May be repeated as the topic changes.

    Session Class # Section Topic Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26417830The Middle Ages At The Movies Jennifer JordanFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • HIS 392: Topics in Early Modern Europe

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one HIS course

    DEC: I SBC: SBS+

    Designed for upper-division students, this course provides an in-depth study of a specific topic relating to early modern Europe. May be repeated as the topic changes.

    Session Class # Section Topic Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26539330Revolt: Radicals In 19thc Euro Spencer AustinFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • HIS 396: Topics in US History

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: U3 or U4 standing; HIS 103 or 104

    DEC: K&4 SBC: SBS+

    Designed for upper-division students, this course provides an in-depth study of a specific topic relating to American history. With a focus on U.S. history, topics may include the rise of the American corporation in the 19th and 20th centuries; economic history and changing population patterns; and popular music and society. May be repeated as the topic changes.

    Session Class # Section Topic Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16538331Witchcraft & Magic In America Richard TomczakFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • HIS 398: Topics in Hist of Sci & Tech

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: U3 or U4 status

    DEC: H SBC: STAS

    May be repeated as the topic changes.

    Session Class # Section Topic Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26540530Epidemics And Immigrants Lorna EbnerFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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