History (HIST)

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Dr. Scott Tarnowieckyi, Department Chair
FACL 108D
817-598-6326

Government, history, and economics majors should seek advisement within the Social Sciences Department regarding specific transfer degree requirements.

Classes

HIST 1301 : United States History I

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I includes the study of pre-Columbian, colonial, revolutionary, early national, slavery and sectionalism, and the Civil War/ Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History I include: American settlement and diversity, American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, and creation of the federal government. Department strongly recommends the student be TSI compliant in reading. Three hours lecture per week.

Credits

3

HIST 1302 : United States History II

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United from the Civil War/Reconstruction era to the present. United States History II examines industrialization, immigration, world wars, the Great Depression, Cold War and post-Cold War eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History II include: American culture, religion, civil and human rights, technological change, economic change, immigration and migration, urbanization and suburbanization, the expansion of the federal government, and the study of U.S. foreign policy. Department strongly recommends the student be TSI compliant in reading. Three hours lecture per week.

Credits

3

HIST 2301 : Texas History

A survey of the political, social, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of Texas from the pre-Columbian era to the present. Themes that may be addressed in Texas history include: Spanish colonization and Spanish Texas; Mexican Texas; the Republic of Texas; statehood and secession; oil, industrialization, and urbanization; civil rights; and modern Texas. Three hours lecture per week.

Credits

3

HIST 2311 : Western Civilization I

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of Europe and the Mediterranean world from human origins to the 17th century. Themes that should be addressed in Western Civilization I include the cultural legacies of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, Islamic civilizations, and Europe through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformations. Department strongly recommends the student have completed ENGL1301. Three hours lecture per week.

Credits

3

HIST 2312 : Western Civilization II

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of Europe and the Mediterranean world from the 17th century to the modern era. Themes that should be addressed in Western Civilization II include absolutism and constitutionalism, growth of nation states, the Enlightenment, revolutions, classical liberalism, industrialism, imperialism, global conflict, the Cold War, and globalism. Department strongly recommends the student have completed ENGL1301. Three hours lecture per week.

Credits

3

HIST 2321 : World Civilizations I

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of the world from the emergence of human cultures through the 15th century. The course examines major cultural regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions over time. Themes include the emergence of early societies, the rise of civilizations, the development of political and legal systems, religion and philosophy, economic systems and trans-regional networks of exchange. The course emphasizes the development, interaction and impact of global exchange. Department strongly recommends the student have completed ENGL1301. Three hours lecture per week.

Credits

3

HIST 2322 : World Civilizations II

A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of the world from the 15th century to the present. The course examines major cultural regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions over time. Themes include maritime exploration and transoceanic empires, nation/state formation and industrialization, imperialism, global conflicts and resolutions, and global economic integration. The course emphasizes the development, interaction and impact of global exchange. Department strongly recommends the student have completed ENGL1301. Three hours lecture per week.

Credits

3