HISTORY




HIST 1002  - Intro to African Diaspora.................2.00 Credits

A study of the peoples and cultures of African  descent  throughout the  African Diaspora, especially in Africa, the Caribbean, South America and the United States.  Emphasis on the political, social and cultural institutions that have contributed to the development of African Diaspora peoples and cultures.


HIST 1111  - Survey of World History I................3.00 Credits

A survey of World History to early modern times.


HIST 1112  - Survey of World History II...............3.00 Credits

A survey of World History from early modern times to the present.


HIST 2111  - Survey of American History I ..........3.00 Credits

A survey of American History to the post-Civil War period.


HIST 2112  - Survey of American History II ........3.00 Credits

A survey of American History  from  the  post-Civil  War  period  to the present.


HIST 2113  - Minorities in America .......................3.00 Credits

A survey of selected minority  groups  and  their  contributions  in the development of the United States.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 2115  - African-American History ...............3.00 Credits

A survey of African-American history beginning with  the African background and moving through the 20th century to the present.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 2116  - American Military History...............3.00 Credits

A survey of American Military History from the Revolutionary War to  the present.


HIST 2117  - Intro to Public History......................3.00 Credits

A lecture and practical experience course for the history major or other student who wishes to learn about the field of public history. The course will be conducted in the classroom, with a component of Web-based study, and in area museums  and  related  public  history sites.  Major topics of study will include archives and archival procedures, museums and museum operations, historic preservation, National Register criteria, historic interpretation, oral history, and local and family history. This course will give students the opportunity to explore a field of history beyond the traditional realms teaching and publishing. As the area of public history is currently  expanding, it   may   provide   career opportunities for students who have an interest in history but who do not wish to follow the traditional paths of teaching in secondary schools  or institutions of higher learning.


HIST 3205  - History of Islam ................................3.00 Credits

Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(s): junior, senior.

An evaluation of the emergence of Islam as a religious force in the seventh century. A review of the social, economic and political histo- ries of the lands stretching from India to Spain which converted to Islam between the eighth and twentieth centuries.
*Can apply to European or Non-Western History sections.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 3206  - Slavery in Ancient  & Modern

Worlds…………………………………………...….3.00 Credits

A study of slavery-the practices, the process, and the  slave  trade- from the time of Neolithic man through the current  epidemics  of slavery in Africa and Asia. A narrative approach will trace the practice  through cultures -- Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Chinese, Indian, Persian, Roman, Viking, Native American, Arabic, African, etc.  -- and make reference to the  part slavery played in the economic development of the world's cultures and societies. Particular attention will be paid to the survival  of  slavery in the post-emancipation era of the 1800s and its dramatic resurgence in the 20th and 21st centuries.  This course will give students the opportunity to place the American slave and emancipation experience in the broader context of slavery throughout the world, and alert them to the continued existence and growth of the practice in regions of the modern world.


HIST 3301  - Historical Methods I .........................3.00 Credits Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(s): Junior, Senior Introduction to the nature, methods and tools of historical research and documentation. Required of all history majors.


HIST 3302  - Historical Methods II .......................3.00 Credits Problems of oral history, documenting, photograph assessment and primary evidence research Required  of  all  history  majors. Prerequisite(s): ( HIST 3301 )


HIST 3403  - History of Georgia ............................3.00 Credits

A survey of the political, social and economic history  of  Georgia from colonial times to the present.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 3404  - Diplomatic History of the U.S..........3.00 Credits A survey of the development of American foreign policy and diplomatic crises involving the United States and foreign nations from the birth of the Republic down to the 20th Century.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 3405  - Civil War & Reconstruction ............3.00 Credits

An analysis of the origins of the Civil War,  the  War  itself  and  the Reconstruction Period.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of Instructor.


HIST 3406  - Dir Reading in European History ...3.00 Credits

A readings course for the history major or  for  any  other  student who wishes to improve his/her historical knowledge in  any  era  of European history. The course can be conducted as a seminar class or biweekly appointments between the professor and the student.  The course   will   be supervised by the ASU professor who normally teaches courses in  European history. This course is designed to improve the student's thinking and writing skills by having him/her actually "read" history.  For history and pre-law majors, it will be an essential  background  for  the  self-direction and first-rate reading comprehension needed  in  both  graduate school and law school.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of Instructor.


HIST 3408  - Dir Reading in

Non-Western History...............................................3.00 Credits

A readings course for the history major or for  any  other  students who wishes to improve his/her historical knowledge in any era of non-Western (most especially African, Latin American, and East Asian) history.  The course can be conducted as a seminar class or by weekly appointments between the professor and the student. The course will be supervised by the ASU professor who normally teaches courses in non-Western history. This course is designed to improve the  student's  thinking  and  writing skills by having  him/her  actually "read" history.  For history and pre-law majors, it will be an essential  background  for  the  self-direction  and  first  rate  reading comprehension needed in both graduate  school  and law school.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of Instructor.

HIST 3510  - Classical History ...............................3.00 Credits A social, and political history of Greece and Rome.  This course will focus on the birth of western civilization, democracy, philosophy, history, and drama in Greece and will also deal with the emergence of international law, political institutions, and science within  the roman republic and empire. This course will also focus on the birth of Christianity in the Roman empire and the transmutation of western civilization in the states of barbarian Europe of the fifth century. This course will complete a set of three courses (the other two being HIST 3518 and HIST 3519), which treat the development of western Europe  from  ancient  time through the fall of Rome.  All of these courses will apply to the  Europe concentration.  This course  will perfect  the  student's  skill  as  an investigator and historian by forcing he/she to choose a certain topic in Greek or Roman history and thoroughly  research  them  both. papers and examinations.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 3511  - Modern Europe I...............................3.00 Credits

A study of the most important political, social,  economic,  intellectual and cultural phases of European life from 1789-1870. Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 3512  - Modern Europe II .............................3.00 Credits

A study of European History from 1870 to the contemporary period Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 3514  - English History I ...............................3.00 Credits Traces the development of England from ancient times through the Stuart dynasty.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 3515  - English History II .............................3.00 Credits A study of England from the Stuart dynasty to the present. Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 3516  - Social and Intellectual History

of Modern Europe ...................................................3.00 Credits A survey of the intellectual tradition of Modern Europe from the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth and eighteenth century to the emergence of post-modernism in the twenty-first century. Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.

HIST 3518  - The European Middle Ages..............3.00 Credits A survey of Europe from the fall of the western Roman empire to the fall of the Byzantine empire in the fifteenth century. This course focuses on the religious, political, cultural and economic development of Western Europe.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 3519  - The Age of Renaissance, Reformation

& Reconnaissance ....................................................3.00 Credits The history of Europe from 1453 to 1648 with emphasis on  the  religious, political, cultural, and intellectual developments which underpinned  the changes in early modern European life.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 3630  - Spanish History .................................3.00 Credits

A social, economic, and political history of the peoples of  the  Iberian Peninsula which will focus on the emergence of celtiberian civilization, Roman, Visgothic, Muslim, and Christian Spain.        This course will thoroughly discuss the era of the Siglo de Oro (sixteenth century), that of the "decline of Spain" (seventeenth and eighteenth centuries), the birth of modern Spain (nineteenth century), and the destruction and rebirth of the modern Spanish state (twentieth century).  This course will complete a set of two courses (the other one being HIST 3631)  which treat the development of the Spanish state and it American empire and will serve as  the history components of the Latin American certificate.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 3631  - History of Latin America .................3.00 Credits

A study of the exploration and colonization of Latin America, the record of the struggle for independence, and the establishment and growth of the independent states in this section of the Western Hemi- sphere.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 3632  - History of Russia...............................3.00 Credits

A survey of Russia from the Kievan and Muscovite periods through the Soviet era, the 19th Century revolutionary movement, the Revolutions  of 1905 and 1917, and the establishment  and  the  develop- ment  of  Soviet Russia under Lenin and Stalin.

*Can apply to European or Non-Western History sections.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of Instructor.


HIST 3633  - The Revolution/Modern History .....3.00 Credits Examines the origins,  spread,  and  consequences  of  the  revolutionary experience in select countries during modern times.

*Can apply to American, European or Non-Western History sections

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 4301  - Senior Seminar I ...............................3.00 Credits Culminating experience in the History Program.  Students engage in individual research or an original endeavor on a problem or a project  of special  interest.   Qualified  history  majors  shall  enroll  for two consecutive semesters during which time they shall develop and defend  a research paper.  Required of all  history  majors.

Prerequisites: HIST 3301 and HIST 3302.


HIST 4302  - Senior Seminar II..............................3.00 Credits Culminating experience in the History Program.  Students engage in individual research or an original endeavor on a problem or a project  of special interest.  Qualified history majors shall enroll for two consecutive semesters during which time they shall develop and de- fend a  research  paper.   Required  of  all  history majors.  Prerequisite: HIST 4301.


HIST 4402  - Dir Reading in American  History.. 3.00 Credits

A readings course for the history major or  for  any  other  student who wishes to improve his/her historical knowledge in  any  era  of American history. The course can be conducted as a seminar class or bi- weekly appointments between the professor and the student. The course  will  be  supervised by the ASU professor who normally teaches courses in American history. This course is designed to improve the student's thinking and writing skills by having him/her actually "read" history.  For history and pre-law majors, it will be an essential  background  for  the  self- direction and first-rate reading comprehension needed  in  both  graduate school and law school.

Must be enrolled as a junior or senior.


HIST 4403  - The Afro-Americans

in America Thought.................................................3.00 Credits A survey of the Afro-American's impact upon the intellectual history of the United States.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 4404  - The History of the South ..................3.00 Credits Institutional approach to the political, economic and social development of the region, and a critical analysis  of  conditions,  problems and trends of the South, with some attention on History of Georgia.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 4405  - Contemporary Amer,

1945-Present .............................................................3.00 Credits

A study of major forces-political, social and economic that  have molded contemporary America.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor. Must be enrolled as a junior or senior.


HIST 4406  - The Civil Rights Era .........................3.00 Credits

A senior level course in the development and progress of the civil rights struggle in the era after World War II.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 4611  - Studies in African History................3.00 Credits

An interdisciplinary survey of African  civilization,  with  emphasis on  modern Africa.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor. Must be enrolled as a junior or senior.


HIST 4612  - Studies in African Diaspora .............3.00 Credits

A survey of the origin  of African  cultural,  economic,  and  political institutions.  Examines the origin and operation of  the  Atlantic Slave Trade, as well as compares and analyzes chattel slavery in various  New World societies.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor. Must be enrolled as a junior or senior.


HIST 4613  - East Asian History ............................3.00 Credits Study primarily of China and Japan from ancient times to the present.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor. Must be enrolled as a junior or senior.


HIST 4614  - Race/Politics in U.S.

& The Caribbean .....................................................3.00 Credits This course is a comparative study of the economic, social, political, cultural, and artistic experiences of people of African descent, in the United States and the Caribbean as they fought to acquire civil rights and political independence from the oppressive political systems in which they lived from the 1900 to the 1970s. Emphasis will be placed on the politics of emancipation, and the establishment of civil rights organizations in the U.S., slavery and emancipation in the Caribbean, and the birth of Caribbean independence movements. Attention will also be given to Pan-African linkage between Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States.

*Can apply to American or Non-Western History sections.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 4814  - Women/Politics Cross Culturally ....3.00 Credits

A survey of women and politics globally from a cross-cultural perspective the course offers a comparative, historical  overview  of  the field  of women and politics.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 4815  - Intro to Global Terrorism ................3.00 Credits This course traces the historical development and evolution of  terrorism globally through time, with emphasis on the present.  This course pertinent at this time, especially since 9/11, because terrorism is fast becoming a part of our everyday lives.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor.


HIST 4820 - Special Topics in History…………..3.00 Credits This course will consist of the presentation and examination of a wide range of historical topics to be drawn from the History Programs three subject areas: American History, European History, Non-Western History. An individual topic in one of these three areas will chosen by one of the programs history instructors to be taught in the following semester. Professors will not be limited in their choice of topics, but will be encouraged to select subjects not covered by the History Programs list of permanent courses. This course will be identified as Special Topics with its specific subject listed afterward. History majors and other students will be allowed to take special topics courses as part of the nine classes required for the completion of American, European, and non-Western History subject areas. Double majors in History and Political Science will be able to take special topics courses in both History and Political Science. The choice of textbooks and other instructional material will, as always, rest with the professor.

Prerequisite: HIST 1111 or permission of instructor Must be enrolled as a junior or senior.