Global Studies/History (GL/HI)

GL/HI-103 World Civilization I

LASC Categories: GP, TLC

Surveys economic, social, political and intellectual developments of world civilizations and their inter-relationship from ancient times to 1500.

3 Credits

GL/HI-104 World Civilization II

LASC Categories: GP, TLC

Surveys economic, social, political, and intellectual development of world civilizations and their inter-relationship from 1500 to 1914.

3 Credits

GL/HI-105 World Civilization III

LASC Categories: TLC, GP

Surveys economic, social, political, and intellectual development of world civilizations and their inter-relationship from 1914 to the present.

3 Credits

GL/HI-112 US History II

LASC Categories: CON, USW

From the Civil War era to the present. Topics include politics, society, economy, diplomacy, and culture in Modern America.

3 Credits

GL/HI-193 Special Topics in History for First Year Students

Introductory level course covering topics of special interest to first year students. Offered only as a First Year Seminar.

3 Credits

GL/HI-201 International Relations I

LASC Categories: USW, GP, WAC

Prerequisites: PO-101, or HI-103, or HI-104, and EN-102.

Theory and practice of international security (realism and internationalism) and international political economy (liberalism and protectionism) in their historical context.

3 Credits

GL/HI-202 International Relations II

LASC Categories: USW, GP, WAC

Prerequisites: one of the following: PO-101, or HI-103, or HI-104, and EN-102.

The promise and problems of globalization (spread of free market capitalism and political democracy).

3 Credits

GL/HI-204 History of Science and Technology

Progress of science from the Enlightenment, including applied science or technology from the 19th century. Complements History of Mathematics.

3 Credits

GL/HI-205 Native America

This survey covers the broad sweep of native American history and focuses on the encounter between American and European civilizations and how Native culture has adapted through the centuries.

3 Credits

GL/HI-208 American Immigrant History

Survey of immigration. Topics such as old-world background, impact on US, nativism, cultural pluralism, religion, mobility, family and politics.

3 Credits

GL/HI-213 Colonial Latin America

The People of Latin America from Pre-Columbian societies to the wars for independence, focusing on race, sex and power.

3 Credits

GL/HI-214 Modern Latin America

LASC Categories: TLC, GP, DAC

The people of Latin America from independence to the present, focusing on race, sex and power.

3 Credits

GL/HI-221 African-American History I

The people of African descent from the emergence of the slave trade to the Civil War, focusing on race, gender, and power.

3 Credits

GL/HI-224 English History I

Prerequisites: HI-103 or HI-104

English history from earliest settlement to the reign of Elizabeth I. Origins of the Common Law, Parliament, and English liberty.

3 Credits

GL/HI-225 English History II

Prerequisites: HI-224

English history through the English Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the British Empire, the World Wars, and decline.

3 Credits

GL/HI-226 Latin American History Through Film

This course will explore how filmmakers have portrayed Latin American History in their movies.

3 Credits

GL/HI-230 Nicaragua, the US and the World

LASC Categories: USW, DAC, TLC

This course will examine the impact of globalization and imperialism on the lives of Nicaraguans at home and in their diasporic communities.

3 Credits

GL/HI-237 Modern Far East History II

Civilizations dramatically different from our own. focusing upon China, Japan, and Southeast Asia since 1600.

3 Credits

GL/HI-247 Central America and the Caribbean

This survey examines the political, cultural and social history of Central America and the Caribbean from pre-Columbian times to the present with an emphasis on the 20th century.

3 Credits

GL/HI-248 Seminar on Globalization and Human Rights

LASC Categories: USW, GP, DAC

A.I.D. program participants in their sophomore year will explore globalization and human rights and issues of personal growth and academic development.

3 Credits

GL/HI-250 Special Topics in History

Special topics at the introductory or intermediate level; especially appropriate for first ans second-year student.

3 Credits

GL/HI-251 The Roots of China's Rise: Reform, Revolution, and Reinvention

LASC Categories: TLC, GP

Examines the modern historical roots of China's rise as an international power, from the decline of its last imperial dynasty through the tumults of 20th century social movements to its recent emergence as a global economic power.

3 Credits

GL/HI-261 Middle East History I

LASC Categories: TLC, GP

The rise and expansion of Islam; the Caliphate; Muslim religion, civilization and its impact on the West, decline of medieval Islam.

3 Credits

GL/HI-267 US-Latin American Relations

LASC Categories: USW, WAC, DAC

This course will analyze the political, economic, social, and cultural impact of the interactions between and among governments and people of the US and Latin America.

3 Credits

GL/HI-308 Europe in the Age of Revolution and Nationalism: 1789-1870

Prerequisites: HI-103 or HI-104

The French Revolution, Napolean, Congress of Vienna; nationalism, liberalism, socialism; Second French Empire; German and Italian unification.

3 Credits

GL/HI-314 Twentieth Century Middle East History

Prerequisites: HI-103 or HI-104 or HI-105 or HI-111 or HI-112 or HI-261

The Young Turk Revolution, division of Ottoman Empire in World War I; rise of new states; the Arab-Israeli conflict.

3 Credits

GL/HI-330 Politics of the Middle East I

Prerequisites: one of the following: HI-104, or HI-105, or HI-111, or HI-112, or PO-101, or HI-261, or HI-314.

Discusses governments and politics of eastern Arab countries, Turkey, Iran, and Israel. International rivalries in the area are also discussed. [Cross listed as PO330.]

3 Credits

GL/HI-335 Imperial Crossroads of Modern East Asia

LASC Categories: TLC, GP

Examines East Asian history at the crossroads of Chinese, Japanese, Russian, and Korean colonial and nationalist movements in a region called Manchuria, presently China's northeast border with Russia, Korea, and Mongolia.

3 Credits

GL/HI-337 Travels in Asia

LASC Categories: TLC, GP

Travels in Asic examines modern East Asian history through the lens of Chinese, Japanese, European, and American travel narratives from the seventeenththrough the twentieth centuries.

3 Credits

GL/HI-450 Special Topics in History

3 Credits