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HIS 111,211, 311,411: Special Topics in History
1 Credit
Designed to promote academic excellence through the intense study of history, science, literature, religion, the arts, social sciences, popular culture, and particularly African American history and culture.
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.

HIS 131: U.S. History I
3 Credits
A survey of American history from the Age of Discovery to the Civil War Reconstruction Period
Offered: F (A)

HIS 132: U.S. History II
3 Credits
A survey of American history from the period of Reconstruction to the Modern Era.
Prerequisite: HIS 131. Offered: S (A)

HIS 230: Tennessee History*
3 Credits
Special emphasis is given to the political, social, economic, and educational developments of the State of Tennessee from its early beginnings to the present.
Prerequisite: ENG 132.

HIS 231: World History I
3 Credits
An introductory survey of world history from earliest civilizations, which places equal emphasis on the development of different world regions, including China, India, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East.
Offered: F (A)

HIS 232: World History II
3 Credits
A survey of the modern world which places equal emphasis on the history and development of different regions, including China, India, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and the Middle East, with special emphasis on colonialism and imperialism.
Prerequisite: HIS 231. Offered: S (A)

HIS 233 (formerly Topics in American History I): The Harlem Renaissance
3 Credits
This course focuses on the historical origins and artistic output associated with the New Negro or Harlem Renaissance. Special attention will be paid to the twentieth century Great Migration and reconstruction of black identity, and the impact of the Harlem Renaissance on American culture.
Prerequisite: HIS 132 or consent of the Instructor

HIS 234 (formerly Topics in World History I): History of Women
3 Credits
This course deals with women’s experience in world civilizations from earliest times to the present. The differing experiences of women based on class, race, and ethnicity will be a core of the course. Women’s political, socio-cultural, and economic contributions will also be addressed.
Prerequisite: HIS 232 or consent of the Instructor

HIS 331/332: Black History I and II
3 Credits
A survey of the history of Black Americans from the period of slavery to the present.
Offered: F/S (A)

HIS 334 (formerly Topics in World History II): History of Latin America and the Caribbean
3 Credits
This is a survey course in Latin American and Caribbean history from the first human settlement to modern times. It places special emphasis on European imperialism, the slave plantation system and the challenges of the post-emancipation and independence periods.
Prerequisite: HIS 232 or consent of the Instructor

HIS 335: African History*
3 Credits
A survey of African history and civilization from earliest times to the present.
Prerequisite: ENG 132

HIS 333 (formerly Topics in American History II): The Civil Rights Movement
3 Credits
This course examines the structure and dynamics of the African American Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court decision to the Black Power Movement of the 1970s.
Prerequisite: HIS 132 or consent of the Instructor

HIS 336: Methods of Teaching Social Sciences
3 Credits
Fundamental considerations in teaching social studies, with emphasis on selection, evaluation, organization, and presentation of materials. Focus also on use of technology in the creation of teaching materials and delivery methods in the social sciences classroom.
Prerequisite: EDU 230. Offered: Spring (A)

HIS 337: Twentieth Century Europe*
3 Credits
A survey of the history, politics, and social climate of Europe since World War I.
Prerequisite: HIS 232

HIS 338: Twentieth Century Asia*
3 Credits
A survey of the history, politics, and social climate of Asia since World War I.
Prerequisite: HIS 232.

HIS 430: Research Seminar*
3 Credits
Each major is required to present a well-organized documented research project on a subject of this/her choice as a fulfillment for one of the requirements for a major.
Prerequisite: Senior status

HIS 431 (formerly History of England I): History of the African Diaspora,
3 Credits
This course is concerned with the dispersal of Africans that started in the 17th century with the forceful capture and transfer of the enslaved to the Middle East, Europe and the Americas, and their ongoing resistant responses to oppression.
Prerequisite: HIS 132 or consent of the Instructor

HIS 432 (formerly History of England II): Black Historiography,
3 Credits
This course is designed to introduce students to the history of black historical writing. Students will study important contributions to the field by pioneers such as Carter G. Woodson and W.E. B. Du Bois, and explore seminal works and socio-political perspectives advanced by major black scholars.
Prerequisite: HIS 132 or consent of the Instructor

HIS 433 (formerly Topics in American History III): Topics in American History
3 Credits
This course will allow for topically based instruction contingent upon student interest in American history, and upon faculty expertise.
Prerequisite: HIS 132 or consent of the Instructor

HIS 434 (formerly Topics in World History III): Topics in World History
3 Credits
This course will allow for topically based instruction contingent upon student interest in world history, and upon faculty expertise.
Prerequisite: HIS 232 or consent of the Instructor



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