410 American Constitutional Law(3) An examiniation of the priciples of the American constitutional system looking pri­ marily at U.S. Supreme Court decisions and the historical development of constitutional law. Attention also given to the judicial branch and its role in American govern­ ment and politics, particulary its continuing interpretation of the U.S. Constitution as the framework for American democracy. 420 History ofRussia (3) Russia from the origin of the nation to the contemporary Soviet state. Analysis of Czardom, the Revolution and international relations in the modern world. 422 Renaissance and Reformation (3) Europe from the late fourteenth to early seventeenth century. Stress on changes in­ augurated by the Renaissance and Reformation; rise of nation-states and foun­ dations of modern European society. Offered alternate years. 424 Lenin to Hitler: Recent Europe (3) Europe during and after World War I with emphasis on the consequences of that war, crisis of European democracy, rise of Communism, Fascism, and Nazism; failure of collective security; World War II and post­ war Europe; the Cold War, economic integra­ tion and the Soviet Union as a major power. 430 History of the]ewish People (3) Post-biblical period to the present; social, political and cultural history of the Jew in the Middle East, Europe and the Americas; Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, the State of Israel and Arab-Israeli tensions in the con­ temporary world. Offered alternate years. 440 The Islamic World (3) Political, social and cultural history of the Arab, Persian, Turkish and Afro-Asian Islamic peoples from the 7th century to the present. Major emphasis on post-World War II developments.

460 The Evangelical Tradition (3) A historical and theological comparative study of the origins and development of Lutheranism, Calvinism, Anglicanism and the Anabaptist and Free Church traditions. Emphasis on the beliefs and practices of these groups today and their relationship to the evangelical Christian. 462 History of the Expansion of Christianity (3) The background , original development and spread of the Christian religion; empha­ sis on the modern era, especially contempo­ rary growth dynamics and church structure in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Offered spring semester. 470 Studies in History {1-3) Topics in history including individual reading in historical literature. May be re­ peated with a different topic. 480 Research Seminar (3) Special studies in history for majors uti­ lizing the techniques of problem-solving, re­ search and formal writing. Non-majors may undertake special study in specific geo­ graphical areas; Latin America, Europe, Asia, United States, Near East and Africa. Prerequisite: 327 or consent. 490, 491 Honors Program (3, 3) A year-long independent research pro­ ject for history majors culminating in an honors thesis. First semester: reading and research under supervision. Second semester: drafting and writing final paper. Geography

370 Teaching Assistant Preparation ( 1) Institution and practice in general and specific methods of teaching as an assistant to professors of large classes. Taught joint­ ly by instructors from the Education and History Departments. 390 History ofMexico (3) Survey of the history of Mexico from pre-Colombian times to the present, empha­ sizing social, cultural, religious and political developments, as well as relations between Mexico and the United States. 400 Studies in Developing Nations (3) Regional studies in the Third World; stress on indigenous cultures. European exploration and colonization; independence movements in the post World War II era; contemporary problems including econom­ ic growth and cultural conflict. 401 The Rise ofModern America, 1877-1920 (3) Post-Civil War economic growth, immigra­ tion, trans-Mississippi settlement, industrial­ ization, urbanization; America's rise to world power, Progressive Era and World War I. 402 The United States Since 1920 (3) Shaping of American social, economic, political, religious and intellectual life and foreign policy in the era of the twenties, New Deal , World War II, Cold War; empha­ sis on America's new role in a world of glob­ al interdependence. 403 California History (3) Exploration and colonization; the Mexican period; the coming of the Americans; state­ hood; the social, economic and political devel­ opments as a part of the United States. 405 Problems in American Diplomacy (3) Growth and development of American foreign relations from the Revolution to the present. Analysis of the conduct of foreign relations, its objectives and limitations. 408 The Church in American Experience (3) A religious history of the United States from the colonial to the contemporary peri­ od, emphasizing the Church's effect on and its response to Puritanism, the westward movement, social and intellectual ferment, industrialization, immigration, urbanization and war. Offered alternate years.

COURSES 301 Cultural Geography (3)

World cultural regions; isolation of cul­ tural forces and their interaction with the physical environment to produce the vari­ eties of cultural landscape: population distri­ bution, general land-use, settlement pattern, transportation and communication. 310 Studies in Geography (3) Continental areas studies by regions em­ phasizing physical, cultural, economic and historical dimensions which give geograph­ ic personality to individual regions and na­ tions. One or more sections offered each year in areas such as Latin America, North American, Europe and Asia. May be repeat­ ed with different content (section title).

450 Introduction to Folklore and Mythology (3)

Major traditional and recessive elements in Western civilization and culture from the time of an lndo-European unity to the present Cross-cultural influences; relationship of his­ tory, myth and Bible; universality of some mythological manifestations. Major schools of interpretation and tools of research.

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