History (HIS)

HIS 131 (3)

U.S. History to 1877 

Study of the peoples and forces that comprise the history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the end of Reconstruction (1877). General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness, Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness. Three lecture.

HIS 132 (3)

U.S. History from 1877 

History of the United States and the peoples and forces that shape it from the end of Reconstruction to the present. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness, Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness. Three lecture.

HIS 201 (3)

Western Civilization to 1660 

Interdisciplinary approach to the history and development of Western civilizations from the ancient civilization of Egypt and Mesopotamia to 1660 or the dawning of modern Europe. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness. Three lecture.

HIS 202 (3)

Western Civilization from 1660 

Interdisciplinary approach to the history and development of Western civilizations from 1660 to the present. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness. Three lecture.

HIS 211 (3)

World History to 1500

This course introduces students to the wide range of civilizations and cultural traditions in the world prior to 1500.  Course highlights how various civilizations found unique solutions to common problems, which, combined with increasing contact and exchange, resulted in the diverse contemporary world.  General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness. Three Lecture. 

HIS 212 (3)

World History from 1500

This course is to introduces students to the global community that develops after 1500 out of the diverse civilizations and cultures that existed before 1500.  Course highlights various civilizations found unique solutions to common problems, which, combined with increasing contact and exchange, resulted in the diverse contemporary world.  General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness. Three Lecture.

HIS 238 (3)

Navajo History 

Examines Diné (The People) history with emphasis on the role the Navajo have played in the economic, cultural, and political life of the Navajo nation. Three lecture.

HIS 198/298 (1–6)

Special Topics 

Designed to meet the needs of an individual(s) who has an interest in pursuing an original topic in an instructional area under faculty supervision. One to six variable credit hours.  

 

HIS 298 (1)

Outlaws in the West

This course looks at how Outlaws in the West are more than legend.  They are part of America’s historic fabric. All western states had their outlaw legends. This course looks at Billy the Kid, Jesse James, Butch Cassidy, and outlaw figures that shaped our understanding of the West. We will look their social, cultural, and political impact on the west as both deviants and iconic figures in American Western mythology. One lecture.

 

HIS 298 Women of the American Southwest (2)

Shortened Title: Women of the Am Southwest

Roles and contributions of women in the history of the U.S., with an emphasis on the social and cultural aspects of the feminist movements in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Two lecture.