History
WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I
HIST&126
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
The beginnings of civilization, c. 3500 B.C. to the High Middle Ages, c. 950 A.D. Areas to be covered include the ancient Near East, Egypt, India, China, Greece, Rome, and early medieval Europe. [SE, SS]
WORLD CIVILIZATIONS II
HIST&127
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
The High Middle Ages through the Late Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Reformation eras, the emergence of early modern society, witchcraft, the Enlightenment, the formation of nation-states and continued historical development in Europe, China, India, Africa, the Near East, plus Central and South America. [SE, SS]
WORLD CIVILIZATIONS III
HIST&128
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
The French Revolution through modern times. Incorporated into this framework are the political, military, economic, social, cultural and religious manifestations throughout the various regions of the world. [SE, SS]
UNITED STATES HISTORY I
HIST&146
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Pre-Columbian era, colonial settlements and foundations of American institutions, seeds of revolution, Confederation and Constitution, federalism and states' rights, Jacksonian era. [SE, SS]
UNITED STATES HISTORY II
HIST&147
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Antebellum reform, Manifest Destiny, roots of Southern secession, Civil War and Reconstruction, rise of big business and organized labor, immigration and assimilation, American Imperialism and Progressive reform movement. [SE, SS]
UNITED STATES HISTORY III
HIST&148
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
World War I, the Twenties, the Great Depression and the New Deal, World War II, the Cold War consensus, Vietnam and the Watergate era, and issues connected to the recent past. [SE, SS]
PACIFIC NORTHWEST HISTORY
HIST&214
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Survey of the political, cultural, economic and social development of the Pacific Northwest with special emphasis on Washington State history. [SE]
WOMEN IN U.S. HISTORY
HIST&215
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
The role of women in America from the Native American women up to today. Included within these parameters will be women's contributions and status within the family, the economy, the religious communities, the legal and political systems, and the culture. [SE]
NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY
HIST&219
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
A survey of Native American history from the pre-Columbian era to the Twentieth century. Topics include Indian cultures, treaty making and breaking, Indian patriots, and law and Indian rights. [SE]
EAST ASIAN HISTORY
HIST 221
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Survey of Far Eastern history from 1800 to the present. Primary emphasis will be placed on Far East - United States diplomacy and the emergence of the Far East in the modern world. [SE]
HISTORY OF GENOCIDE
HIST 231
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Examination of several incidences of genocide beginning with the extermination of the Herero of Namibia in the late 19th century; utilizing the definition of genocide developed by Raphael Lemkin and adopted by the United Nations; developing criteria for recognizing when and where genocide has occurred, based on reading and lectures; developing criteria to identify a genocide in the making; designing an action plan to extend the lessons of the course. [SE, SS]
WOMEN IN HIST-PREHISTORY THRU FALL OF ROME
HIST 251
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
A survey of the role of women within the family, the economy and the culture from prehistory through the Middle Ages. Included within these parameters are the origins and development of patriarchy, misogyny and the view of female inferiority, women's contributions to Eastern, Middle Eastern, and Judeo/Christian religious experiences, and how women's lifecycles affected their status within society. [SE, SS]
WOMEN IN HIST-MIDDLE AGES THRU PRE-INDUST AGE
HIST 252
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
An overview of the roles women experienced within the family, the economy, religion and culture from the Middle Ages, circa 500 A.D., through the Pre-Industrial Age. Women in the Far East, Africa, Latin and South America, the Middle East and Europe will be surveyed to compare and contrast their life styles. [SE, SS]
WOMEN IN HISTORY-INDUST AGE TO MODERN TIMES
HIST 253
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
The role and influence of women within society from the Industrial Age to modern times. Some of the areas to be explored: women's contributions and status within the economy, the arts and literature, the various religions, and the political structures. Within these centuries occurred such events and movements where women were either influenced by or influential on the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, various revolutions in the world, beginning of Feminism, and the long debate and process of women's rights in voting, property ownership and areas of marriage and divorce. [SE, SS]
AFRICAN HISTORY
HIST 260
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Survey of the period from gathering/hunting societies through African independence, with focus on major events from an African perspective, including Africa's discovery of Europe, and resistance to colonialism. Prior completion of HIST& 126, 127, or 128 (or HIST 101, 102 or 103) recommended. [SE]
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY
HIST 275
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Survey of the history of the African-American experience from 1619 to the present. [SE]
SELECTED TOPICS
HIST 280
1 - 5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Selected topics in History as listed in the quarterly class schedule. May be repeated for credit. [SE]
HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA
HIST 285
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Survey of Latin American history, examining social, economic, political, cultural and intellectual trends and developments from ancient civilizations to the present Latin America in transition. [SE]