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HIST 2013 World Civilization I

A survey of major trends in world civilization from the beginnings of civilization in 3,000 BC to mid-sixteenth century. Includes all major regions of the world.

 

HIST 2023 World Civilization II

A survey of major trends in world civilization from the mid-sixteenth century to the present. The scope of the course includes the Enlightenment, the Industrial Revolution, nationalism, imperialism, communism, fascism, the World Wars, and the Cold War.

 

HIST 2063 Oklahoma History

Oklahoma history from date of discovery to the present, including changes in sovereignty, development through each era, contribution of the Indian, formation of the state, and basic law.

 

HIST 2463 Seminar in the Civil War-—The Daily Life of the Civil War Soldier I

A study of the Civil War as seen through the eyes of the soldiers who fought in it, detailing their lives from enlistment through training, campaigning, and camp life. Students will be required to join the Civil War Re-enactment unit on campus (Company B, 15th Missouri Infantry), and learn about the subject matter by reliving it.

 

HIST 2473 Seminar in the Civil War-—The Daily Life of the Civil War Soldier II

A continuation of HIST 2463. A study of the Civil War as seen through the eyes of the soldiers who fought in it, detailing their lives from enlistment through training, campaigning, and camp life. Students will be required to join the Civil War Re-enactment unit on campus (Company B, 15th Missouri Infantry), and learn about the subject matter by reliving it. 

 

HIST 2483 American History to 1877

From the peopling of the continent to 1877; European origins and colonization; revolution and the development of federalism, nationalism and democracy; foreign relations; political parties; and Civil War and Reconstruction.

 

HIST 2493 American History since 1877

From 1877 to Present. Post-reconstruction, industrialism, immigration, reform movements, race, gender and ethnicity, cultural conflicts, the welfare state, and international relations.

 

HIST 3013 Modern Europe

Surveys the economic, social, political, and intellectual history of Europe from the European discovery of the New World to the present day. Emphasizes major developments of the period to include the Protestant Reformation, Absolutism, the Scientific and Industrial Revolutions, Napoleon Bonaparte, the World Wars, the Cold War, and the demise of the Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc. Offered in alternate years.

 

HIST 3023 The Civil War: Seminal Event in American History

A study of the events that led up to the Civil War and the military, political, economic, cultural, and social aspects of the war.

 

HIST 3053 Famous Trials in American History

Investigations of major trials in which legal, cultural, social and political issues intersect and received widespread attention.

 

HIST 4013 Nazi Germany

Examines the military, political, social, economic, and intellectual developments in Germany from World War I to the fall of Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist state in 1945. Course pays considerable attention to the creation and nature of Germany’s abortive experiment in democracy, the Weimar Republic, and the events leading to the establishment of the totalitarian state.

 

HIST 4033 Cultural Warfare: Major Controversies in US History

A study of clashes between social and cultural systems, including such topics as antebellum Northern and Southern societies, Darwinists and their opponents, and competing visions of religious and secular authority.

 

HIST 4043 Reformers and Liberators

Examination of major reform periods in nineteenth and twentieth century America, including antebellum reform, Populism, Progressivism, New Deal, Great Society, Civil Rights, feminism, and sexual liberation movements.