Course Descriptions - HIS

History (HIS)

HIS 101 Western Civilization I
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None
Core Area IV, ASOC TSOC THIS
This course is a survey of social, intellectual, economic, and political developments, which have molded the modern western world. This course covers the ancient and medieval periods and concludes in the era of the Renaissance and Reformation. (F, Sp, Su)

HIS 102 Western Civilization II
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None
Core Area IV, ASOC TSOC THIS
This course is a continuation of HIS 101. It surveys development of the modern western world from the era of the Renaissance and Reformation to the present. (F, Sp, Su)

HIS 121 World History I
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None
Core Area IV, ASOC TSOC THIS
This course surveys social, intellectual, economic, and political developments which have molded the modern world. Focus is on both non-western and western civilizations from the prehistoric to the early modern era.

HIS 122 World History II
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None
Core Area IV, ASOC TSOC THIS
This course is a continuation of HIS 121; it covers world history, both western and non-western, from the early modern era to the present.

HIS 201 United States History I
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None
Core Area IV, ASOC TSOC THIS
This course surveys United States history during colonial, Revolutionary, early national and antebellum periods. It concludes with the Civil War and Reconstruction. (F, Sp, Su)

HIS 202 United States History II
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None
Core Area IV, ASOC TSOC THIS
This course is a continuation of HIS 201. It surveys United States history from the Reconstruction era to the present. (F, Sp, Su)

HIS 256 African American History
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None Code B, ASOC
This course focuses on the experience of African-American people in the western hemisphere, particularly the United States. It surveys the period from the African origins of the slave trade during the period of exploration and colonization to the present. The course presents a comparison between the African experience in the United States and in Mexico and South America.

HIS 260 Alabama History
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None Code B, ASOC
This course surveys the development of the state of Alabama from prehistoric times to the present. The course presents material on the discovery, exploration, colonization, territorial period, antebellum Alabama, Reconstruction, and modern history. (as needed)