Course Descriptions:

REQUIRED COURSES
HIST 113 | American History Before 1865 (3 credit hours)
This course provides a study of America from the European exploration of the New World to the end of the Civil War.
Components:
Lecture
Attributes: Methods of Inquiry & Explanatory Schema – Social Science

OR

HIST 114 | American History After 1865 (3 credit hours)
This course provides a study of the United States from Reconstruction to the present.
Components:
Lecture
Attributes: Methods of Inquiry & Explanatory Schema – Social Science

HIST 201 | World Civilization Before 1500 (3 credit hours)
This course is a survey of the beginnings of civilizations in the great river valleys and their diffusion to later civilizations in the Middle East and Europe. Particular attention will be given to the cultural and political institutions of the West that furnish our own cultural heritage.
Components:
Lecture
Attributes: Methods of Inquiry & Explanatory Schema – Social Science

OR

HIST 202 | World Civilization After 1500 (3 credit hours)
In this course the rise and decline of European predominance will be analyzed with emphasis upon the major social, political, and economic ideologies and institutions that evolved.
Components:
Lecture
Attributes: Methods of Inquiry & Explanatory Schema – Social Science

PSCI 201 | American National Government (3 credit hours)
This course is a thorough introduction to the U.S. political system, its institutions and processes. Topics will include the Constitutional founding, federalism, political culture, Congress, the Presidency, judiciary, bureaucracy, public opinion and the media, the electoral process, and civil liberties.
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Methods of Inquiry & Explanatory Schema – Social Science

OR

PHIL 201 | Introduction to Philosophy (3 credit hours)
This course is an introduction to the main fields in philosophy, with special attention to theory of knowledge, ethics, political theory, and aesthetics. Major thinkers in the Western tradition will be discussed.
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

Upper Division – History Electives | (12 credit hours)
(300 level or higher)