61 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
200 United States History (4) Growth and development of United States from its colonial foundations to present. Assessment of influence of Puritans, colonial experience, the Constitution, national and sectional tensions. Civil War, immigration, industrialization, urbanization, twentieth cen tury wars and an expansive economy in shaping the American mind and American international relations. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion. Meets the require ments for United States Constitution for California teacher certification. 210 Perspectives on American History (1-2) Topics on the influence of Christianity in shaping the American mind. 300 The Black American Experience (3) An historical examination of the blade's ex perience beginning with the African kingdoms, slave trade, slavery in the NewWorld, emanci pation during the Civil War, and the search and struggle for equality, to the present. 304 Ancient Near East (3) A study of the culture of the Ancient Near East with emphasis on history, litera ture, religion and the modes of thought. Attention is given to cultural preparation for the biblical faith. 305 English History (3) Survey of British history from the Anglo Saxon period to contemporary times; em phasis on social, intellectual, religious and political developments. 306 Studies in British History (3) Period and thematic studies in British history to include: Tudor-Stuart England, Victorian England, Empire and Common wealth, Religious History of England, British Politics and the English Middle Class. 307 The Colonial Period, American Revolution, 1607-1800 (3) Settlement and growth of the Anglo American civilization; the American Revolution; growth of political, economic, social and religious institutions to 1800. 308 American Democracy, Civil War and Reconstruction, 1800-1877 (3) Nationalism and the growth of sectional ism reform movements; Manifest Destiny; disruption of American democracy, Civil War and political reconstruction to 1877.
310 Social and Intellectual History of the United States (3) Social impact of westward expansion, im migration, industrialization, urbanization and cultural pluralism combined with major intellectual ideas instrumental in the shap ing of American society. Prerequisite: 200. Alternate years. 312 History ofLa,tin America (3) Major indigenous civilizations; conquest by Spain and Portugal; colonial institutions and culture; wars of independence, political, economic and social developments to the present, including the role of the United States in the region. 313 Medieval History (3) Medieval Europe from the fall of Rome through the fourteenth century; emphasis on the church, theological development, political institutions, society, literature and economics of the period. Offered alternate years. 318 Studies in Modern Europe (1-3) Thematic and period studies in 16th through 20th century Europe including: Exploration and colonization, Enlightenment, Age of Baroque, Industrialization, Napoleon to Bismarck, the Holocaust and the Cold War. May be repeated with different topics. 320 The American Presidency (3) Historical development of the office of the presidency; formal and informal powers of the president in executive legislative, judi cial, military, diplomatic and political areas. 321 History of the Christian Church (3) A historical survey of Church history from Pentecost to the present. Emphasis given to leading personalities and movements within the Church. Offered fall semester. 323 Ancient Greece (3) History ofAncient Greece from the Minoan-Mycenaean cultures to the Hellenistic period; emphasis on the literature, religion, art and modes of thought of the period. 324 Roman History (3) Roman history from its beginning to the fall of the Empire; Rome's part in the prepara tion of the Mediterranean world for the spread of Christianity; Rome's contributions to Western civilization. Offered alternate years. 325 Themes in American History (3) Sections offered each year on such topics as: The American South, The American West, Women in America, The Asian Americans.
327 Historiography (3) Philosophies and problems of history; historical methodology. Development of the historical discipline and introduction to research and writing. 328 Introduction to Public History (3) A survey of the applications of historical concepts and skills outside of academic set tings, including the areas of cultural re source management, public policy, busi ness, information management, museum studies, editing and community/family his tory. Prerequisites: 100 and 200. 330 German Civilization and Culture (3) Typical aspects of German civilization and the significant historical events and major contributions of the German people. Readings in records of historical, literary and cultural importance. 331 Great Asian Civilizations (3) Survey of Indo-Aryan, Chinese and Japanese civilizations from ancient times to the present, stressing the religio-philosophical developments and their impact upon culture. 332 Studies in Asian Civilizations (3) In-depth study of specific regions of Asia. One or more sections offered every year in such areas as Emergent China, Emergent Japan, Emergent India, and Emergent Southeast Asia, and the under graduate colloquia on topics of relevance dealing with Asia in the modern world. 340 French Civilization and Culture (3) Typical aspects of French civilization and the significant historical events and major contributions of the French people. Reading in records of historical , literary and cultural importance. 350 Great Western Political Thinkers (3) A study of selected political theorists. Emphasis on such writers as Plato, Aristotle, Church Fathers, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Luther, Calvin, Hobbes, Locke, Burke, Bentham, Marx, Niebuhr and oth ers. Readings in primary sources. Prerequisite: HIS 100, 200 or POL 200. 360 Economic History ofthe United States (3) Growth and development of the American economy from the Colonial period to contem porary times. Emphasis on such dynamic factors as political, social, legal, technological and international developments affecting changes in agriculture, transportation, com munication, commerce, industry and finance.
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