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] [PNP]
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] [PNP]
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 WORLD HISTORY I
HIST 251
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
A survey course exploring the role of women in world history from pre-historical times up to the pre-Industrial Age. Included within these parameters is the role of women in the family, economy, culture, religion and political structures of their given societies. Topics include: the development of patriarchy and misogyny; women's contributions to Eastern, Middle Eastern and Judeo/Christian religious experiences; and women's roles in Africa and South America.
WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY II
HIST 252
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
A survey course exploring the role of women in World History from the pre-Industrial Age to modern times. Included within these parameters is the role of women in the family, economy, culture, religion and political structures of their given societies. Topics include: the role of women in an industrial society and their influence in major movements such as the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment; origins of feminism; and the equal rights movement as it applies to voting, property ownership and areas of marriage and divorce.
AMERICAN DIPLOMATIC HISTORY
HIST 255
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
The development of America's relationship with other governments and the global community from WWI to the First Gulf War, looking for specific patterns of behavior, such as isolationism, neutral rights, market expansion, brinkmanship and foreign intervention to explain how America's role and image in the world has changed over time. Topics include: World War I, The Good Neighbor Policy, World War II, The Cold War, The Vietnam War, Detente, and The First Gulf War.
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] [PNP]
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] [PNP]
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]