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HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 112 WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    The course deals with the history of women in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America in the context of the history of these cultural regions. It also addresses some of the common issues facing women in the Third World. (HUMD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 112.
HIST 112HM WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    The course deals with the history of women in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America in the context of the history of these cultural regions. It also addresses some of the common issues facing women in the Third World. (HUMD[M]) (R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 112HM.
HIST 114 THE WORLD IN 20TH CENT 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    Focuses on global developments: the origins and aftermath of two world wars; the birth of mass movements and mass society; the crisis of democracy and the rise of communism and fascism; the emergence of the superpowers; modernization, conflicts, and revolutions in the non-Western world as well as autonomous processes in Africa, Asia, Latin America; North-South relations. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 114.
HIST 114HC THE WORLD IN 20TH CENT-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    Focuses on global developments: the origins and aftermath of two world wars; the birth of mass movements and mass society; the crisis of democracy and the rise of communism and fascism; the emergence of the superpowers; modernization, conflicts, and revolutions in the non-Western world as well as autonomous processes in Africa, Asia, Latin America; North-South relations. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 114HC.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 114HM THE WORLD IN 20TH CENT-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    Focuses on global developments: the origins and aftermath of two world wars; the birth of mass movements and mass society; the crisis of democracy and the rise of communism and fascism; the emergence of the superpowers; modernization, conflicts, and revolutions in the non-Western world as well as autonomous processes in Africa, Asia, Latin America; North-South relations. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Foirmerly HS 114HM.
HIST 116 WORLD HISTORY TO A.D. 1500 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 117), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 116 covers from the ancient world to A.D. 1500. A comparative inquiry into the emergence and flowering of ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean civilizations; the Christian Middle Ages and Renaissance in Europe; China and the development of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism; Hinduism and Indian empires; Islam--its conquests and the rise of Ottoman Empire; civilizations of the Americas and African developments. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 116.
HIST 116HC WORLD HIST TO A.D. 1500-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 117), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HS 116 covers from the ancient world to A.D. 1500. A comparative inquiry into the emergence and flowering of ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean civilizations; the Christian Middle Ages and Renaissance in Europe; China and the development of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism; Hinduism and Indian empires; Islam--its conquests and the rise of the Ottoman Empire; civilizations of the Americas and African developments. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 116HC.
HIST 116HM WORLD HIST TO A.D. 1500-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 117), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 116HM covers from the ancient world to A.D. 1500. A comparative inquiry into the emergence and flowering of ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean civilizations; the Christian Middle Ages and Renaissance in Europe; China and the development of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism; Hinduism and Indian empires; Islam--its conquests and the rise of the Ottoman Empire; civilizations of the Americas and African developments. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 116HM.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 117 WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 116), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 117 covers from A.D. 1500 to the present. This comparative course covers autonomous local developments in the various parts of the world as well as the settling of the New World; the scientific and industrial revolutions and their diffusion; Western dominance of the non-Western world and its decline; the rise of mass societies, Marxism, worldwide revolutions; the effects of two world wars; the struggles to modernize. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 117.
HIST 117HA WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT-HONORS 2 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 116), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 117HA and HIST 117HB covers from A. D. 1500 to the present. This comparative course covers autonomous local developments in the various parts of the world as well as the setting of the New World; the scientific and industrial revolutions and their diffusion; Western dominance of the non-Western world and its decline; the rise of mass societies, Marxism, worldwide revolutions; the effects of two world wars; the struggles to modernize. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 117HA.
HIST 117HB WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT-HONORS 1 semester hour HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 116), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 117HA and HIST 117HB covers from A. D. 1500 to the present. This comparative course covers autonomous local developments in the various parts of the world as well as the setting of the New World; the scientific and industrial revolutions and their diffusion; Western dominance of the non-Western world and its decline; the rise of mass societies, Marxism, worldwide revolutions; the effects of two world wars; the struggles to modernize. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 117HB.
HIST 117HC WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 116), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 117 covers from A. D. 1500 to the present. This comparative course covers autonomous local developments in the various parts of the world as well as the settling of the New World; the scientific and industrial revolutions and their diffusion; Western dominance of the non-Western world and its decline; the rise of mass societies, Marxism, worldwide revolutions; the effects of two world wars; the struggles to modernize. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 117HC.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 117HM WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 116), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HIST 117 covers from A.D. 1500 to the present. This comparative course covers autonomous local developments in the various parts of the world as well as the settling of the New World; the scientific and industrial revolutions and their diffusion; Western dominance of the non-Western world and its decline; the rise of mass societies, Marxism, worldwide revolutions; the effects of two world wars; the struggles to modernize. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 117HM.
HIST 146 HIST ANCIENT WORLD 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A survey of the ancient Near Eastern and Greco-Roman societies and cultures in their unique setting, exploring the path that led to the organization of cities; written communication; forms of early science and technology; the artistic traditions in Mesopotamia and Egypt; a golden age of art, literature, and philosophy in Greece; and Roman accomplishments in politics, administration, law, and engineering. (HUMD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 186.
HIST 146HC HIST ANCIENT WORLD-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A survey of the ancient Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman societies and cultures in their unique setting, exploring the path that led to the organization of cities; written communication; forms of early science and technology; the artistic traditions in Mesopotamia and Egypt; a golden age of art, literature, and philosophy in Greece; and Roman accomplishments in politics, administration, law, and engineering. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 186HC.
HIST 146HM HIST ANCIENT WORLD-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A survey of the ancient Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman societies and cultures in their unique setting, exploring the path that led to the organization of cities; written communication; forms of early science and technology; the artistic traditions in Mesopotamia and Egypt; a golden age of art, literature, and philosophy in Greece; and Roman accomplishments in politics, administration, law, and engineering. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 186HM.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 147 EUROPE/FALL ROME TO 17 CENT 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 148), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HIST 147, which covers from the fall of Rome to the 17th century, is an inquiry into the foundations of Western civilization and its odyssey to the 17th century. Focuses on areas such as the background and the legacy of the ancient world, the distinctive medieval world view, the creation of new social and religious ideals during the Renaissance and Reformation, relationships between cultural and political institutions, the growth of absolutism and constitutionalism, artistic and literary creativity. (HUMD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 151.
HIST 147HC EUROPE/FALL ROME 17TH CENT-HON 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 148), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HIST 147, which covers from the fall of Rome to the 17th century, is an inquiry into the foundations of Western civilization and its odyssey to the 17th century. Focuses on areas such as the background and the legacy of the ancient world, the distinctive medieval world view, the creation of new social and religious ideals during the Renaissance and Reformation, relationships between cultural and political institutions, the growth of absolutism and constitutionalism, artistic and literary creativity. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 151HC.
HIST 147HM EUROPE/FALL ROME 17TH CENT-HON 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 148), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HIST 147, which covers from the fall of Rome to the 17th century, is an inquiry into the foundations of Western civilization and its odyssey to the 17th century. Focuses on areas such as the background and the legacy of the ancient world, the distinctive medieval world view, the creation of new social and religious ideals during the Renaissance and Reformation, relationships between cultural and political institutions, the growth of absolutism and constitutionalism, artistic and literary creativity. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 151HM.
HIST 148 EUROPE/17TH CENT TO PRESENT 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 147), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HIST 148, which covers from the 17th century to the present, spotlights the changes in thought, social, economic, and political structures from the Copernican revolution and the Enlightenment through the American and French revolutions, the traumas of economic depressions, world wars, and the upheavals of the contemporary world. Topics will be examined such as the tensions between individual liberty and traditional powers of state and society, the rise of ideologies, pressures of industrialism and national identity, the problems of the Darwinian hypothesis, the role of women in society, the rise of masses, the disenchantment with traditional liberalism and totalitarian alternatives, as well as the reflections of these human endeavors and anxieties in the arts and letters of these centuries. (HUMD)Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 161.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 148HC EUROPE/17TH CENT TO PRES-HONOR 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 147), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HIST 148, which covers from the 17th century to the present, spotlights the changes in thought, social, economic, and political structures from the Copernican revolution and the Enlightenment through the American and French revolutions, the traumas of economic depressions, world wars, and the upheavals of the contemporary world. Topics will be examined such as the tensions between individual liberty and traditional powers of state and society, the rise of ideologies, pressures of industrialism and national identity, the problems of the Darwinian hypothesis, the role of women in society, the rise of masses, the disenchantment with traditional liberalism and totalitarian alternatives, as well as the reflections of these human endeavors and Anxieties in the arts and letters of these centuries. (HUMD) PREREQUSIITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 161HC.
HIST 148HM EUROPE/17TH CENT TO PRES-HONOR 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 147), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HIST 148, which covers from the 17th century to the present, spotlights the changes in thought, social, economic, and political structures from the Copernican revolution and the Enlightenment through the American and French revolutions, the traumas of economic depressions, world wars, and the upheavals of the contemporary world. Topics will be examined such as the tensions between individual liberty and traditional powers of state and society, the rise of ideologies, pressures of industrialism and national identity, the problems of the Darwinian hypothesis, the role of women in society, the rise of masses, the disenchantment with traditional liberalism and totalitarian alternatives, as well as the reflections of these human endeavors and anxieties in the arts and letters of these centuries. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 161HM.
HIST 190 HISTORY OF SPORT 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    This course comprises a study of sports in America from early settlement to the present. The course will include the following topics: European origins of sport; Enlightenment/Empirical precedents; roots, history, and periodization of sports in America; Native American sports; sports in the Colonial period; changing sporting events in the 1700s and 1800s; the rise of organized sport; America at the Olympics; increased involvement in sports by women and minorities--mid-1900s; post-World War II sports, domestic and global; business involvement in sports--1960s; collegiate versus professional athletes from the 1970s to present; the state of American sport today. (HUMD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Formerly HS 118.
HIST 200 US HIST COLONIAL - 1865 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 201), which may be taken in either order. European exploration, settlement, and culture in the British North American colonies; movement for independence and constitutional government; foreign relations and foreign policy; efforts toward a more democratic and egalitarian society; social, cultural, and intellectual growth in the new republic; Western expansion and economic development; conflict over slavery and the nature of the union; the Civil War. (HUMD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 201.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 200HC US HIST COLONIAL-1865-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 201), which may be taken in either order. European exploration, settlement, and culture in the British North American colonies; movement for independence and constitutional government; foreign relations and foreign policy; efforts toward a more democratic and egalitarian society; social, cultural, and intellectual growth in the new republic; Western expansion and economic development; conflict over slavery and the nature of the union; the Civil War. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 201HC.
HIST 200HM US HIST COLONIAL-1865-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 201), which may be taken in either order. European exploration, settlement, and culture in the British North American colonies; movement for independence and constitutional government; foreign relations and foreign policy; efforts toward a more democratic and egalitarian society; social, cultural, and intellectual growth in the new republic; Western expansion and economic development; conflict over slavery and the nature of the union; the Civil War. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 201HM.
HIST 201 US HIST 1865-PRES 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 200), which may be taken in either order. Post-Civil War Reconstruction; the industrial revolution and rise of the city; the new immigration; the social, cultural, and political responses to these changes; the emergence of the United States as a more active world power. American society in the 1920s, the Great Depression, the Cold War, and the controversies over the American role in world affairs; new developments in modern American society and culture. (HUMD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 202.
HIST 201HC US HIST 1865-PRES-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 200), which may be taken in either order. Post-Civil War Reconstruction; the industrial revolution and rise of the city; the new immigration; the social, cultural, and political responses to these changes; the emergence of the United States as a more active world power. American society in the 1920s, the Great Depression, the Cold War, and the controversies over the American role in world affairs; new developments in modern American society and culture. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 202HC.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 201HM US HIST 1865-PRES-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 200), which may be taken in either order. Post-Civil War Reconstruction; the industrial revolution and rise of the city; the new immigration; the social, cultural, and political responses to these changes; the emergence of the United States as a more active world power. American society in the 1920s, the Great Depression, the Cold War, and the controversies over the American role in world affairs; new developments in modern American society and culture. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 202HM.
HIST 205 TECH & CULT IN WEST WRLD 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    Focus upon selected topics in the history of technology, concentrating on the period from the Renaissance to the 20th century's "brave new world" of science, technology, and industry. Relates technological development with diverse patterns of Western culture as it evolved within this historic framework. Designed to fit the needs and interests of students in technological programs as well as those following general education or liberal arts curricula. (HUMD) (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 120.
HIST 209 HISTORY OF ASIAN AMERICANS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A historical survey of the diverse experience of Asian Americans in the United States. Topics include international context of Asian immigration; immigration and livelihood; hostility and conflict; social organization of Asian immigrant communities; resistance to oppression; women, families, and cultural dilemma; changing fortunes; new immigrants and refugees; the myth of a "model minority"; and other current issues. (HUMD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 137.
HIST 211 HIST LATINOS IN UNITED STATES 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    Addresses the historical, cultural and contemporary experiences of six of the major Latino groups in the United States: Mexicans, Cubans, Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, Central and South Americans. Traces the Native American, Spanish and African roots of Latinos and follows their economic, political and cultural development in the United States up to the present. Highlights the similarities and differences in the Latino experience of migration and settlement. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 138.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 225 HISTORY OF MARYLAND 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A survey of Maryland political, economic, social, and cultural history from colonial times to the present. Special attention is focused on the people who came to Maryland and contributed their heritage to the rich social and cultural institutions taking shape in this state. Maryland is viewed both as a microcosm of American history and as a unique institution with its own special identity. Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 105.
HIST 228 WOMEN IN WESTERN WORLD 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    Surveys the realities and myths of woman's role from the ancient world to modern American and European industrial society. It examines the position of women in the cultures and social structures at various stages in the development of Western history, explores the emergence and growth of the women's rights movement, and the modes of continuity and change when new opportunities emerge for women. (HUMD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 110.
HIST 233 19TH CENT AMER UTOPIAS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    An examination of various searches for utopian order through communitarian experiment in 19th century United States. Major emphasis on religious and secular communitarian experiments of the period, for example, Brook Farm, Oneida, Amana. The class will create a constitution for its own model community to conform to the ideals, circumstances, and realities of those experiments. (HUMD) (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 113.
HIST 233HC 19TH CENT AMER UTOPIAS-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    An examination of various searches for utopian order through communitarian experiment in 19th century United States. Major emphasis on religious and secular communitarian experiments of the period, for example, Brook Farm, Oneida, Amana. The class will create a constitution for its own model community to conform to the ideals, circumstances, and realities of those experiments. (HUMD) (R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 113HC.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 233HM 19TH CENT AMER UTOPIAS-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    An examination of various searches for utopian order through communitarian experiment in 19th century United States. Major emphasis on religious and secular communitarian experiments of the period, for example, Brook Farm, Oneida, Amana. The class will create a constitution for its own model community to conform to the ideals, circumstances, and realities of those experiments. (HUMD) (R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 113HM.
HIST 235 HIST AFRICAN AMER TO 1865 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 236), which may be taken in either order, that survey the history of African Americans in America. Topics include theories of the origins of human life and civilization in Africa; slavery in the ancient and modern worlds; the Atlantic slave trade; slavery in the Americas; the transformation of Africans to African Americans; the development of African American culture; the antislavery movement; and the attempt of African Americans to make the Civil War a war for emancipation. This course does not substitute for HIST 236. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 129.
HIST 236 HIST AFRICAN AMER SINCE 1865 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 235), which may be taken in either order, that survey the history of African Americans from their beginnings in Africa to the present. Topics include the Washington--Du Bois debate, African American contributions to the world wars, the Harlem Renaissance, the struggle for equality, and strategies for continued economic, political, and social progress. This course does not substitute for HIST 235. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 130.
HIST 240 CIVIL RIGHTS IN AMERICA 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A survey of the civil rights movement in America from post-Reconstruction to the present. Designed to show how the civil rights movement transformed America and how the struggle for rights in America has become a struggle of communities and individuals trying to weave civil rights into a tapestry of social and economic reality. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 136.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 242 OPEN TOPICS/FOREIGN TRAVEL 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    This course outlines briefly the geographic, economic, political, and cultural background of the region in which travel will take place. It focuses on the particular country of the journey's destination and examines the scope of its history, culture, and special achievements from early times to the present. Special lectures by local professors on selected topics at universities, the country's parliament, or other institutions of interest are scheduled in addition to visits to museums and the country's most outstanding sites. Formerly HS 200.
HIST 245 LATIN AMER HIST 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A brief historical survey from Cortes to Castro: Latin America's triple origin in Iberia, Africa, and Indian civilization; the conquest and three centuries of colonial existence as determinants of nationality and culture; the political break with Europe and the development of independent national life. Emphasis on economic development, agrarian reform, and 20th century movements for political and social change in the major states and upon relations with the United States. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly HS 203.
HIST 247 EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATION 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    An interdisciplinary survey of the development of civilization in China, Japan, and Korea from prehistory to early seventeenth century. Topics for discussion include society, economy, politics, religion, philosophy, literature, art, science, and technology. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 207.
HIST 250 MODERN ASIA 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A survey of the political, economic, and social changes of Asian societies mainly from the 16th century to the present. The course emphasizes the creation of modern Asia by the West and the response of Asian societies to Western impact. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 208.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 250HC MODERN ASIA-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A survey of the political, economic, and social changes of Asian societies mainly from the 16th century to the present. The course emphasizes the creation of modern Asia by the West and the response of Asian societies to Western impact. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 208HC.
HIST 250HM MODERN ASIA-HONORS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A survey of the political, economic, and social changes of Asian societies mainly from the 16th century to the present. The course emphasizes the creation of modern Asia by the West and the responses of Asian societies to Western impact. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 208HM.
HIST 252 US AND WORLD AFFAIRS 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    A study of the emergence of the United States as a more active and involved world power from the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt to the present. More than a study of diplomatic history, this course gives much attention to the internal debates and struggles over foreign policy--neutrality, internationalism, the peace movements, isolationism, and interventionism. Aspects of social, political, and economic history are examined in terms of their relationship to and impact upon the nation's foreign relations. (HUMD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 210.
HIST 255 CONFLICT-MODERN MID-EAST 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    This course examines the contemporary conflicts and problems of the Middle East and their impact upon world politics, including U.S. foreign policy. It covers the period from the late 18th century to the present and explores the Islamic heritage, the impact of Western imperialism, modernization and the tension between traditionalism and modernity, the rise of Arab nationalism and political revolutionary change, inter-Arab rivalries, the Arab-Israeli conflict, the impact of oil, and the role of the superpowers. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 214.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 257 MODERN MILITARY HIST 1494-1815 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    Surveys European military history within a broad framework through which the student may view many aspects of historical events and human behavior. The course includes an examination of theoretical concepts and debates over the analysis of warfare in history. Topics include: the dynastic wars of the 15th to the 18th centuries, the Thirty Years War, colonialism, the American and French Revolutions, and the Napoleonic Wars. (HUMD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 217.
HIST 258 MODERN MILITARY HIST 1815-PRES 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    Surveys European military history within a broad framework through which the student may view many aspects of historical events and human behavior. The course includes an examination of theoretical concepts and debates over the analysis of warfare in history. Topics include: the financial, strategic, tactical, and technological developments of warfare; new imperialism; total war; race and gender; terrorism; and torture. (HUMD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 218.
HIST 260 THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1945 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    An intensive examination of the American experience since World War II. The course will highlight America's emergence as a "superpower" and its expanding role in the world; the movements of the 1950s and 1960s to expand the civil rights of women and minorities in our society; the growth of the federal government in the postwar era and critiques of that expansion; and the cultural experience of the United States since World War II, with particular emphasis on the shocks of the 1950s and 1960s. (HUMD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 219.
HIST 262 HISTORY OF ENG 55BC-1688 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 263), which may be taken in either order. These courses survey the history of England from Roman Britain to the present. Emphasis is on the development of uniquely English institutions as well as political, legal, social, intellectual, imperial, and economic history. It offers the student the opportunity to understand the history of a country that has had a unique and lasting impact on American history and culture. HS 262 is an inquiry into the history of England from Roman Britain until the advent of the Glorious Revolution in 1688. Several themes will be highlighted, including the formation of the English nation, conversion to Christianity, the development of the Church as a distinctive national institution, feudalism, political centralization, the effects of the Renaissance and Reformation, overseas expansion, and the achievement by 1689 of responsible parliamentary government. (HUMD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 225.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HIST 263 HISTORY OF ENG 1688-PRES 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 262), which may be taken in either order. These courses survey the history of England from Roman Britain to the present. Emphasis is on the development of uniquely English institutions, as well as political, legal, social, intellectual, imperial, and economic history. It offers the student the opportunity to understand the history of a country that has had a unique and lasting impact on American history and culture. HIST 263 is a survey of the history to Great Britain from the Glorious Revolution through the early 1980s. The course will trace several themes, including the change from a premodern to a modern society, the rise and fall of the British Empire, the development of cabinet government and limitations upon the power of the monarchy, the emergence of an identifiable working class as well as the industrial revolution, mass culture, the Irish Question, and the question of Britain's decline overall in the 20th century. (HUMD) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 226.
HIST 265 AFRICAN HISTORY TO 1800 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HIST 266), which may be taken in either order. This course examines African history from early times until the end of the Atlantic slave trade with special attention paid to the political, social, and economic sectors of pre-colonial Africa. Topics for discussion include the origin of humankind; the development and expansion of early large states across Africa; and the establishment of early trade networks among Africa, Europe, and the Arab world. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 229.
HIST 266 AFRICAN HISTORY FROM 1800 3 semester hours HIST-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 265), which may be taken in either order. This course examines African history from 1800 to the present. It also includes studies of African societies in the first half of the 19th century; the impact of "New Imperialism" and the scramble for Africa by Europeans at the end of the century; colonial states and societies; African nationalist and independent movements; the impact of decolonization; and Africa in the modern world. Additional case studies focus on individual areas such as South Africa and Nigeria. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly HS 230.

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