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.
Generals Studies Outcome: Methods of Inq & Explanatory Schema – Soc 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.
Generals Studies Outcome: Methods of Inq & Explanatory Schema – Soc 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.
Generals Studies Outcome: Methods of Inq & Explanatory Schema – Soc 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.
Generals Studies Outcome: Methods of Inq & Explanatory Schema – Soc 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.
Generals Studies Outcome: Methods of Inq & Explanatory Schema – Soc Science

OR

ANTH 308 | Native American History and Culture (3 credit hours)
This course is a broad introductory survey of the cultures and historical experiences of North American peoples from pre-contact to the present in ethno-historical perspective. Course content reflects the diverse nature of indigenous experience across a spectrum of culture groups that comprise the Native peoples of North America. Instruction focuses on how the indigenous peoples of North America responded to the ever-shifting societal stresses that accompanied rapid and often violent social, cultural, and environmental transformations of the last four centuries and how they adapted and changed to meet the challenges they confronted as they persisted in their efforts to preserve their homelands, their cultures, their sovereignty, and their right to self-determination. Cross-listed as HIST 308.
Generals Studies Outcome: Community, Regional & Global Studies/Methods of Inq & Explanatory Schema – Soc Science

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