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History (HIST)

HIST 1143 - Arkansas History

Designed to acquaint the student with the economic, social and political evolutions of Arkansas from the Spanish and French explorations to the present. “Local color” interrelated to these socio-economic studies will be an integral part of the course: folklore, native art and music, and traditions that have remained a unique part of Arkansas heritage. Available upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Social Sciences

HIST 2223 - United States History To 1865

Survey of the growth of the United States from early colonial days through the struggle for independence, development of the American mind, and the struggle of nation-making, Jeffersonian politics and Jackson democracy, up through the crisis of Civil War. Fall, Spring. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = HIST 2113
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Social Sciences

HIST 2233 - United States History Since 1865

Overcoming the upheavals of the Civil War, economic growth and industrialism, democracy and empire, and the 20th century issues of world prominence and the struggle for social equality. Fall, Spring. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = HIST 2123
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Social Sciences

HIST 2253 - World Civilization to 1500

This course will survey the development of significant civilizations around the globe from the earliest settlements in Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, China, and the Americas until approximately the end of the 16th century. The political, economic, social, intellectual, and artistic developments of those cultures will be examined and compared with particular attention given to cross-cultural exchanges of technology, ideas, disease, and peoples. The course will also compare major religious and philosophical systems, such as, Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Confucianism to encourage students to develop a better understanding of global peoples and societies that have shaped our world.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Area: Social Sciences

HIST 2263 - World Civilization since 1500

This course will survey the development of significant civilizations from approximately the end of the 16th century to the modern age with emphasis placed on colonization and imperialism and the resulting consequences on the interconnectivity of the world’s cultures. The effects of industrialization and globalization on the social, political, intellectual, artistic, and economic aspects of the world’s cultures, including the diversification of markets and the creation of class consciousness within labor systems, will be studied. The increasing hemispheric divide and the changing nature of warfare will be examined to encourage students to develop a better understanding of global peoples and societies that have shaped our world.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Area: Social Sciences