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History (HIS)

HIS 101  (3 credit hours)  
World Civilization I  

Presents a multicultural survey of world cultures and global issues from ancient to medieval times. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 102  (3 credit hours)  
World Civilization II  

Presents a multicultural survey of world cultures and contemporary global issues from 1600 to the present. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 104  (3 credit hours)  
A History of Europe Through the Mid-Seventeenth Century  

Surveys the development of European politics, society, and culture from the beginnings of civilization through the Age of Religious Conflict. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 105  (3 credit hours)  
A History of Europe from the Mid-Seventeenth Century to the Present  

Surveys the development of European politics, society, and culture from the Age of Absolutism to the present. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 106  (3 credit hours)  
Western Culture: Science and Technology I  

Surveys the interactions of science and technology with the social and cultural development of Western civilization to the Industrial Revolution. Emphasizes the values in scientific inquiry as compared with other kinds of inquiry and the importance of science and technology in modifying social organization and human expectations. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 107  (3 credit hours)  
Western Culture: Science and Technology II  

Surveys the interactions of science and technology with the social and cultural development of Western civilization since the Industrial Revolution. Emphasizes the values in scientific inquiry as compared with other kinds of inquiry and the importance of science and technology in modifying social organization and human expectations. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 108  (3 credit hours)  
History of the United States Through 1865  

Examines key political, economic, and social topics that have significantly influenced the American experience from the pre-colonial period through the Civil War era. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities, Course Also Offered in Modules
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 109  (3 credit hours)  
History of the United States Since 1865  

Examine key political, economic, and social topics that have influenced significantly the American experience from Reconstruction through the contemporary era. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities, Course Also Offered in Modules
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 120  (3 credit hours)  
The World at War, 1939-45  

Covers a global overview of the events of the Second World War, including consideration of the conflicts military, diplomatic, political, social, and economic dimensions. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 202  (3 credit hours)  
History of British People to the Restoration  

Surveys the major political, social, economic, and cultural developments in British history from the pre-Roman era through the Stuart Dynasty. Includes examination of such topics as the Norman conquest, the Plantagenet Dynasty, the Hundred Years War, War of the Roses, the Tudors Monarchs, the Protestant Reformation, the Stuart Kings, Puritan Revolution, and the Restoration. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 203  (3 credit hours)  
History of the British People Since the Restoration  

Covers the major political, social, economic, and cultural developments in British history from the Stuart period to the present. Includes examination of such topics as the Glorious Revolution, Imperial Wars, American Revolution, Napoleonic Wars, Industrial Revolution, Imperialism, World War I, Great Depression, World War II, Cold War, Decolonization, Post-War Britain, and the European Union. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 206  (3 credit hours)  
History of Colonial Latin America  

Surveys the social, economic, political and cultural development of Latin America from the fifteenth century to 1810 with an emphasis on pre-Columbian societies, the Iberian kingdoms in the Age of Expansion, the conquest and colonization of the indigenous cultures of the New World, the establishment of Spanish and Portuguese institutions, the relations between the Church and the State, the encomienda and the hacienda, slavery and the impact of the Bourbon Reforms on Latin America. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 207  (3 credit hours)  
History Modern Latin America, 1810 to Present  

Covers the history of the Latin American nations focusing on their social, economic, political and cultural development. Emphasizes the history of the independence movements, nation building, the struggle for modernization, dependency and the phenomenon of revolution since 1810. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 215  (3 credit hours)  
Historical Perspectives on Prisons and Police Work  

Examines historical development of law codes, police work and prisons since the ancient world, with emphasis on the early modern period to the present. Develops an understanding of current practices in criminology, placing emphasis on the evolving conceptions of the causes of and cures for criminal behavior, and the professionalization of police and corrections personnel. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities, Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 220  (3 credit hours)  
Native American History: Pre-Contact to 1865  

Surveys the struggle of Native Americans from pre-colonial times to 1865. Emphasizes the indigenous Native American culture and society, the Columbian and biological exchange, Indian-Anglo cultural interactions, the construction and reconstruction of Indian identities, U.S. Indian policy development, and forced Indian removal. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 221  (3 credit hours)  
Native America History: 1865 to Present  

Surveys the struggle of Native Americans from 1865 to the present times. Emphasizes the indigenous Native American culture and society, Indian-Anglo cultural interactions, the construction and reconstruction of Indian identities, and the struggles for the Great Plains and the Great Basin. Assesses the U.S. Indian policy development in relation to forced Indian removal, Americanization plan, educational assault on Indian children, termination policy, and sovereignty. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 240  (3 credit hours)  
History of Kentucky  

Surveys the chief periods in Kentucky's growth and development from 1750 to the present focusing on the social, economic, cultural, and political trends of each region. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 247  (3 credit hours)  
History of Islam and Middle East Peoples, 500-1250 A.D.  

Surveys the origins and development of the Islamic civilization from the time of the Prophet Muhammad to 1250, with special emphasis on the role of the Arab, Iranian, and Turkic peoples.

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 248  (3 credit hours)  
History of Islam and Middle East Peoples, 1250 to the Present  

Surveys the religion and institutions of the Islamic world in the Middle East with emphasis on the Mongol, Ottoman, Safavid, and Qajar Empires. Includes the demise of these empires, the response of the Middle East peoples to European imperialism, and the development of the Middle East since 1250. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 254  (3 credit hours)  
History of Sub-Saharan Africa  

Surveys the major social, religious, cultural, economic, and political trends in Sub-Saharan African history since the 16th century. Includes the impact of the Atlantic slave trade, European imperialism, and 20th century wars on Sub-Saharan Africa. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 260  (3 credit hours)  
African American History to 1865  

Studies the African American experience through the Civil War. Examines African heritage, slavery, and growth of African American institutions. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 261  (3 credit hours)  
African-American History 1865 - Present  

Examines the African American experience from Reconstruction to the present, with emphases on the rise of segregation, the Civil Rights Movement, and race relations into the twenty-first century. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 265  (3 credit hours)  
History of Women in America  

Surveys the history of American women, with particular emphasis on the mid-19th century to the present. Includes the major themes of family, work, social ideas about women, and feminism. Lecture: 3 credit hours (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 266  (3 credit hours)  
History of American Women to 1920  

Emphasizes the fight for women's suffrage to 1920. Includes Amerindian women, immigrant women, the changing nature of the family and work, and societal ideas about women. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 267  (3 credit hours)  
History of American Women from 1920  

Emphasizes equal rights and the civil rights movements. Includes the rejection of feminism in the 1920s, and 1970s, the changing nature of the family and work, and societal ideas about women. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 271  (3 credit hours)  
Medieval Europe  

Surveys European history from the fourth century through the fifteenth century. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Sophomore standing.
Attributes: AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 295  (3 credit hours)  
East Asia to 1800  

Presents a survey of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean history from the earliest times to 1800. Emphasizes political, economic, social, and intellectual developments. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 296  (3 credit hours)  
History of Asia II  

Surveys the major civilizations of Asia. Focuses on the key political, social and cultural developments of the major peoples from the beginnings of western influence in Asia to the present. Lecture: 3 credits (45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor.
Attributes: Cultural Studies, AH - Arts and Humanities
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 299  (1-3 credit hours)  
Special Topics in History: (Topic)  

Provides an in-depth study of a selected topic/area in History. Lecture: 1-3 credits (15-45 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: Sophomore standing or Consent of Instructor.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 1081  (0.75 credit hours)  
Colonial America  

Examines key political, economic, and social topics from the pre-colonial period through settlement and colonization that have significantly influenced the American experience. Lecture: 0.75 credit (11.25 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 1082  (0.75 credit hours)  
The Early Nationalist Period  

Examines key political, economic, and social topics from the Revolution through the early national period that have significantly influenced the American experience. Lecture: 0.75 credit (11.25 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 1083  (0.75 credit hours)  
Growth and Prosperity  

Examines key political, economic, and social topics during the Antebellum period that have significantly influenced the American experience. Lecture: 0.75 credit (11.25 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 1084  (0.75 credit hours)  
Sectionalism and Civil War  

Examines key political, economic, and social topics from sectional conflict through the Civil War that have significantly influenced the American experience. Lecture: 0.75 credit (11.25 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 1091  (0.75 credit hours)  
History of the United States through the Gilded Age  

Examines key political, economic, and social topics from Reconstruction through the Gilded Age that have significantly influenced the American experience. Lecture: 0.75 credit (11.25 contact hours).

Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 1092  (0.75 credit hours)  
History of the United States from Imperialism through World War I  

Examines key political, economic, and social topics from the Progressive Era through World I and the 1920s that have significantly influenced the American experience. Lecture: 0.75 credit (11.25 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: HIS 1091.
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 1093  (0.75 credit hours)  
History of the United States from the Twenties to the Onset of the Cold War  

Examines key political, economic, and social topics from the Depression and New Deal through World II that have significantly influenced the American experience. Lecture: 0.75 credit (11.25 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: His 1092.
Components: LEC: Lecture
HIS 1094  (0.75 credit hours)  
History of the United States during the Cold War to the Present  

Examines key political, economic, and social topics from the Cold War and Civil Rights through the Rise of Conservatism that have significantly influenced the American experience. Lecture: 0.75 credits (11.25 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: HIS 1093.
Components: LEC: Lecture