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HISTORY (HIS)


HIS 101. WESTERN CIVILIZATION I (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
This course is a survey of social, intellectual, economic, and political developments, which have molded the modern western world. This course covers the ancient and medieval periods and concludes in the era of the Renaissance and Reformation.

HIS 102. WESTERN CIVILIZATION II (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
This course is a continuation of HIS 101; it surveys development of the modern western world from the era of the Renaissance and Reformation to the present.

HIS 121. WORLD HISTORY I (3-0-3)

PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
This course surveys social, intellectual, economic, and political developments which have molded the modern world. Focus in on both non-western and western civilizations from the prehistoric to the early modern era.

HIS 122. WORLD HISTORY II (3-0-3)

PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
This course is a continuation of HIS 121; it covers world history, both western and non-western, from the early modern era to the present.

HIS 201. UNITED STATES HISTORY I (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
This course surveys United States history during colonial, Revolutionary, early national and antebellum periods. It concludes with the Civil War and Reconstruction.

HIS 202. UNITED STATES HISTORY II (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
This course is a continuation of HIS 201; it surveys United States history from the Reconstruction era to the present.

HIS 216. HISTORY OF WORLD RELIGIONS (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
This course presents a comparison of the major religions of the world from a historical perspective. Emphasis is placed on the origin, development, and social influence of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and others.

HIS 256. AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY (3-0-3)

PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
This course focuses on the experience of African-American people in the western hemisphere, particularly the United States. It surveys the period from the African origins of the slave trade during the period of exploration and colonization to the present. The course presents a comparison between the African experience in the United States and in Mexico and South America.

HIS 260. ALABAMA HISTORY (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
This course surveys the development of the state of Alabama from pre-historic times to the present. The course presents material on the discovery, exploration, colonization, territorial period, antebellum Alabama, Reconstruction, and modern history.

HIS 285. SOUTHERN RESEARCH (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE:
Appropriate placement scores.
Instruction in research techniques and resources for studies of the people of the Southern United States.

HIS 299. DIRECTED STUDIES IN HISTORY (3-0-3)
PREREQUISITE:
Instructor permission.
This course affords students opportunities to study selected topics of a historical nature under the direction of an instructor either as part of class or on an individual basis. Internships with historical and preservation organizations, thesis development, and the analysis of secondary monographs are examples of activities for this course. HIS 299 may be repeated for credit.