Nov 22, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin

Courses of Instruction


Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix. Each course description begins with a subject prefix followed by a three-digit course number and the course title. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description. Prerequisites and co-requisites are also listed. A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student will be permitted to enroll in the course. A co-requisite is a course, experience, or other preparation that must be completed at the same time that the student is enrolled in the listed course.

Please note, when searching courses by “Code or Number”, an asterisk (*) can be used to return mass results. For instance, a “Code or Number” search of ” 1* ” can be entered, returning all 100-level courses.

 

French

  
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    FRN 202 - Intermediate French II


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Continuation of FRN 201 . Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in FRN 201  or equivalent or placement by departmental exam.
  
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    FRN 250 - Accelerated Intermediate French


    6 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Continued emphasis on the development of basic communication skills, stressing vocabulary, the idiom, and grammar, along with composition and conversation. Readings and discussion explore cross-cultural values. Students who earn have credit for FRN 250 may not also earn credit for either FRN 201  or FRN 202 . Prerequisite(s): A Grade of C or better in FRN 102  or FRN 150  or equivalent (or placement by departmental exam).
  
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    FRN 300 - Directed Independent Study


    1-3 credit hours
    Investigation of assigned subjects, supervised reading, and independent study at the advanced intermediate level. Consent of instructor and chair required.
  
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    FRN 301 - French Conversation


    3 credit hours
    Emphasis on development of speaking fluency. Oral practice highly emphasized. Occasional written exercises. Prerequisite(s): FRN 202  or 250  or placement test scores (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 302 - Grammar and Composition


    3 credit hours
    Emphasis on development of technical command of French through grammar review, vocabulary amplification, and writing exercises. Prerequisite(s): FRN 202  or 250  or placement test scores (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 303 - Phonetics and Phonology


    3 credit hours
    Studies in phonetics and phonology of French. Emphasis on pronunciation of contemporary French. At the instructor’s discretion, the course may involve studies in linguistic analysis and transcription. Prerequisite(s): FRN 202  or 250  or placement test scores (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 310 - Business French


    3 credit hours
    Emphasis on understanding commercial vocabulary and comprehending authentic texts, as well as the creation of dialogues and oral presentations. Study of aspects of other areas of professional French (social work, law) may be included. Prerequisite(s): FRN 301 , 302 , or 303 , (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 320 - French Literature in Translation


    3 credit hours
    Studies in French literature. Major works and authors of the French literary tradition. May be thematic or generic in approach or may concentrate on one author. Prerequisite(s): FRN 301 , 302 , or 303 , (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 321 - Francophone Literature in Translation


    3 credit hours
    Studies in Francophone literature. Major works and authors writing in French outside France. May be thematic or generic in approach or may concentrate on one author. Prerequisite(s): FRN 301 , 302 , or 303 , (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 331 - Survey of French Literature


    3 credit hours
    This course introduces students to the literary genres and historical panorama of French literature. Emphasis on the acquisition of reading skills and analytical tools in drama, poetry, narrative, and essay. Prerequisite(s): FRN 301 , 302 , or 303 , (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 332 - Survey of Francophone Literature


    3 credit hours
    This course introduces students to the literary genres and historical panorama of Francophone literature. Emphasis on the acquisition of reading skills and analytical tools in drama, poetry, narrative, and essay. Prerequisite(s): FRN 301 , 302 , or 303 , (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 341 - French Culture and Civilization


    3 credit hours
    This course introduces students to the main historical events, social movements, artistic currents, and philosophical vogues from the beginning of French civilization to the present. The cultural history of France will be considered within a national and international context. Prerequisite(s): FRN 301 , 302 , or 303 , (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 342 - Francophone Culture and Civilization


    3 credit hours
    This course introduces students to the main historical events, social movements, artistic currents, and philosophical vogues in the French-speaking world, considered within a national and international context. Prerequisite(s): FRN 301 , 302 , or 303 , (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 344 - Francophone Cultural Studies and Film


    3 credit hours
    Study of current events in the French-speaking world through use of print, electronic, and visual sources. Prerequisite(s): FRN 301 , 302 , or 303 , (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 345 - The Francophone World Today


    3 credit hours
    Studies in contemporary French culture. Prerequisite(s): FRN 301 , 302 , or 303 , (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 370 - Special Topics


    3 credit hours
    Investigation of selected topics or themes drawn from culture, history, literature, or the arts. Can be repeated twice for credit. Prerequisite(s): FRN 301 , 302 , or 303 , (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 395 - Study Abroad


    6 credit hours
    Immersion in the French language to perfect linguistic and cultural skills. Prerequisite(s): FRN 301 , 302 , or 303 , (or consent of instructor).
  
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    FRN 400 - Directed Independent Study


    3 credit hours
    Investigation of assigned subjects, supervised reading, and independent study at the advanced level. Consent of instructor and chair required. Prerequisite(s): At least two classes numbered at FRN 331  or above.
  
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    FRN 405 - History of the French Language


    3 credit hours
    Study of the history of one or more aspects of the French language, including syntax, morphology, lexicon, and diffusion. Prerequisite(s): At least two classes numbered at FRN 331  or above.
  
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    FRN 430 - French Medieval, Renaissance or Early Modern Literature


    3 credit hours
    Studies in French literature from the Medieval and Renaissance periods to the beginning of the 18th century. At the instructor’s discretion, this course may involve a survey of major authors and texts, or may explore a special topic. Prerequisite(s): At least two classes numbered at FRN 331  or above.
  
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    FRN 431 - Modern and Contemporary French Literature


    3 credit hours
    Studies in French literature from the 18th century to today. At the instructor’s discretion, this course may involve a survey of major authors and texts, or may explore a special topic. Prerequisite(s): At least two classes numbered at FRN 331  or above.
  
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    FRN 440 - Francophone French Literature


    3 credit hours
    Studies in Francophone literature from its origins to today. At the instructor’s discretion, this course may involve a survey of major authors and texts, or may explore a special topic. Prerequisite(s): At least two classes numbered at FRN 331  or above.
  
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    FRN 451 - Studies in Drama


    3 credit hours
    Study of the formal and generic features of drama. May emphasize the development of dramatic form and content, a group of writers, a period or a subgenre. Prerequisite(s): At least two classes numbered at FRN 331  or above.
  
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    FRN 452 - Studies in Prose


    3 credit hours
    Study of the formal and generic features of the novel, novella, essay, autobiography, and other prose forms. May emphasize origins and development of a particular prose genre, a group of writers, a period or culture, or a sub-genre. Prerequisite(s): At least two classes numbered at FRN 331  or above.
  
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    FRN 453 - Studies in Poetry


    3 credit hours
    Study of the forms and conventions of poetry. May emphasize a poetic genre, a group of writers, a period or culture, or recurrent theme. Prerequisite(s): At least two classes numbered at FRN 331  or above.
  
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    FRN 470 - Special Topics


    3 credit hours
    Advanced investigation of selected topics or themes drawn from culture, history, literature, or the arts. Can be repeated twice for credit. Prerequisite(s): FRN 301 , 302  or 303 , (or consent of instructor), and at least two classes numbered at FRN 331  or above.

Game Studies and Design

  
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    GSD 210 - History of Games


    3 credit hours
    An exploration of the history of games from ancient times to modern day.
  
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    GSD 225 - Survey of Modern Games


    3 credit hours
    A study of popular world games and game franchises from the 20th and 21st centuries examining and critiquing their impact, technique, design, and style. Includes regular game play.
  
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    GSD 295 - Special Topics


    1-3 credit hours
    Topics will be announced prior to registration. Topics vary. Course may be repeated for credit as topic changes.
  
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    GSD 301 - Game Design Workshop I


    3 credit hours
    This class will introduce students to the fundamentals of game design, including the basic principles of card, board, role playing, and video games. Topics will include concept and design elements as students begin developing their own games. Prerequisite(s): Any GSD course (210  - concurrent enrollment allowed, 225 , 295 , 395 ) or MATH 202  (or consent of instructor).
  
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    GSD 302 - Game Design Workshop II


    3 credit hours
    A continuation of GSD 301 , with an emphasis on play testing and development. Students will develop a body of work suitable for a portfolio that will include at least one finished product. Prerequisite(s): GSD 301 .
  
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    GSD 395 - Special Topics


    1-3 credit hours
    Topics will be announced prior to registration. Topics vary. Course may be repeated for credit as topic changes.
  
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    GSD 495 - Special Topics


    1 to 3 credit hours
    Topics will be announced prior to registration. Topics vary. Course may be repeated for credit as topic changes.

General Business

  
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    GB 100 - Introduction to Business


    3 credit hours
    Introduction to accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, and business law.
  
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    GB 250 - Applied Finance for Non-Business Majors


    3 credit hours
    Introduce the student to the fundamental concepts of financial management with perspective being practical rather than theoretical. Topics covered will help the student make better financial decisions on a personal level and make appropriate decisions if managing the financial records of a small business or a non-profit organization.
  
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    GB 270 - Personal Finance


    3 credit hours
    Planning and managing personal finances, residential housing purchase, insuring your resources, and investing your financial resources. Designed primarily for students pursuing a degree in Arts & Sciences or Fine Arts. Open to Business majors as a free elective only.
  
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    GB 409 - Internship in Business


    3 credit hours
    Work-related experience in a private, public or governmental organization enhancing student learning of academic concepts and theories in the student’s major area. Course may be repeated for a total of 6 credit hours on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite(s): Major area prerequisite(s), junior standing, GPA of 2.5 in major and business core, and consent of instructor.
  
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    GB 410 - Internship in Business II


    3 credit hours
    Work-related experience in a private, public or governmental organization enhancing student learning of academic concepts and theories in the student’s major area. Prerequisite(s): Major area prerequisite(s), junior standing, GPA of 2.5 in major and business core, and consent of instructor.
  
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    GB 460 - Special Topics in Business


    3 credit hours
    Study of a selected topic in business. May repeat for a total of 6 credit hours with consent of instructor. Senior standing (or consent of instructor) required.
  
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    GB 476 - Applied Research in Business


    3 credit hours
    Directed research in business. Course may be repeated for a total of 6 credit hours. Restricted to senior standing (or consent of instructor).

Geography

  
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    GEOG 231 - World Regional Geography


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    The nature and characteristics of places as affected by human activity. Emphases on the historical, political, economic, and social attributes of the world’s regions in relation to current world events.
  
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    GEOG 303 - Selected Topics in Regional Geography


    3 credit hours
    Study of the physical and human geography of a particular region in the world focusing on contemporary and global issues. Topics vary and will be announced prior to registration period. Course may be repeated for credit as topic changes. Restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Prerequisite(s): GEOG 231 .
  
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    GEOG 331 - Human Geography


    3 credit hours
    The major organizing concepts of economic and cultural geography. Man’s geographic behavior in terms of spatial organization of the earth’s surface and his development of regional, urban, and political systems.
  
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    GEOG 332 - Physical Geography


    3 credit hours
    Distribution and analysis of natural features of the earth. Landforms, soils, minerals, water, climates, flora, and fauna. Emphasis on human-environment relations. Junior standing required.
  
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    GEOG 375 - Geography of the United States and Canada


    3 credit hours
    A geographical analysis of the United States and Canada, with emphasis on regional variations of social, economic, political, and historical geography.
  
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    GEOG 405 - Urbanism and Sustainability


    3 credit hours
    History and contemporary process of urbanization; location, functions, and internal structures of cities; relations among cities and among urban, suburban, and exurban areas. Emphasis on the ecological, economic, cultural, and postmodern perspectives. Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite: GEOG 231 .
  
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    GEOG 411 - Selected Topics in Geography


    3 credit hours
    Topics vary. Course may be repeated for credit as topic changes. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    GEOG 466 - Political Geography


    3 credit hours
    Major political structures and geopolitical implications of location, shape, area, culture, and natural environment of nations and states. Spatial analysis of voting behavior.

Geology

  
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    GEOL 110 - Physical Geology


    4 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Lecture and one two-hour laboratory. Materials and processes of the surface and interior of the earth, including the origin of minerals and rocks, earthquakes, volcanoes, earth structure, and plate tectonics. Resources, energy, and environmental problems are emphasized. Laboratory includes study of rocks, minerals, and maps.
  
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    GEOL 115 - Historical Geology


    4 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Lecture and one two-hour laboratory. History of the earth as recorded in rocks, life history as shown by fossil evidence, and rocks as records of ancient conditions and environments. Geologic history of North America is emphasized. Laboratory covers rocks, fossils, ancient environments, and maps.
  
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    GEOL 120 - Introduction to Planetary Science


    4 credit hours
    Survey of astronomy. Enrollment limited to majors in Elementary and Early Childhood Teacher Education and Middle and Secondary School General Science Education. This course does not fulfill any science requirement outside of these programs.

German

  
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    GER 101 - Introductory German I


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Emphasis on the development of basic communication skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking, through grammatical and verbal drills, systematic vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and conversation.
  
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    GER 102 - Introductory German II


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Continued emphasis on the development of basic communication skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking, through grammatical and verbal drills, systematic vocabulary acquisition, reading, composition, and conversation. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in GER 101  or equivalent or placement by departmental exam.
  
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    GER 201 - Intermediate German I


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Continued emphasis on the development of basic communication skills, stressing vocabulary, the idiom, and grammar, along with composition and conversation. Readings and discussions explore cross-cultural values. Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in GER 102  or equivalent or placement by departmental exam.
  
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    GER 202 - Intermediate German II


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Continuation of GER 201 . Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in GER 102  or equivalent or placement by departmental exam.

History

  
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    HIST 101 - History of World Civilizations I


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Major civilizations of the world, their institutions and basic characteristics. Civilizations covered include Mesopotamian, Egyptian, European, Indian, Chinese, Greek, Islamic, North and South American, African, and Japanese. HIST 101 and 102  are prerequisites for all other history courses. Exceptions are made only when a student has fulfilled the freshman history requirement at another institution, where the requirement is HIST 211  and 212 .
  
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    HIST 102 - History of World Civilizations II


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Continuation of HIST 101 .
  
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    HIST 103 - History of World Civilizations for Honors Students (Prehistoric to 1500 A.D.)


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Same as HIST 101 , but presented at an advanced level. Major civilizations of the world, their institutions and basic characteristics. Civilizations covered include Mesopotamian, Egyptian, European, Indian, Chinese, Greek, Islamic, North and South American, African, and Japanese. HIST 103 and 104 are the equivalent to HIST 101 and 102 as prerequisites for all other history courses. For honors students.
  
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    HIST 104 - History of World Civilizations for Honors Students II (1500 A.D. to present)


    3 credit hours
    General Education Course
    Continuation of HIST 103 . For honors students.
  
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    HIST 211 - History of the United States


    3 credit hours
    United States history from colonial times to 1865. Required of History majors and minors. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ), and HIST 102  (or 104 ).

     

  
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    HIST 212 - History of the United States


    3 credit hours
    United States history from 1865. Required of History majors and minors. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ), and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 303 - Selected Topics in History


    3 credit hours
    Topics vary. Course may be repeated for credit as often as topic changes. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ), and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 310 - Introduction to Historical Study


    3 credit hours
    Characteristics and purposes of history and methods of historical study, research, and writing; survey of philosophies and theories of History. Required of history majors. Recommended for minors. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ), and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 325 - Women’s History


    3 credit hours
    The experience of women in America from the Colonial Period to the present. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ), and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 363 - History of Europe Since 1815


    3 credit hours
    General survey of Europe since Napoleon. Course includes the rise of nationalism, liberalism, imperialism, and socialism, the Two World Wars, the Cold War, and Europe’s role in world politics. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ), and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 380 - History of Latin America


    3 credit hours
    Survey of Latin American history. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ), and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 411 - Selected Topics in History


    3 credit hours
    Topics vary. Course may be repeated for credit as topic changes. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ), and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 423 - Civil Rights Movement


    3 credit hours
    Traces development of Civil Rights Movement in the United States from 1954 to 1968. Emphasis on origins of segregation, community, protest movements, and Civil Rights leaders. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 424 - Colonial Latin America


    3 credit hours
    This course examines the Americas before European conquest, the nature of Spanish and Portuguese colonialism, the impact of colonialism on the American environment, the nature of chattel slavery, the formation of multiracial and multi-ethnic societies, systems of social stratification, the collapse of colonial empires and establishment of independent republics after 1808. Special attention will be paid to factors that still affect contemporary Latin America. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 425 - Modern Latin America


    3 credit hours
    This course surveys major themes in Latin American history after the independence was achieved from Spain and Portugal. Since it would be impossible to provide a detailed treatment of every Latin American country, the objective of the course is to give students a working knowledge of the ideas, experiences, and problems common to the region as a whole. Political ideologies, economic underdevelopment, authoritarianism, civil rights, democratic development, and the United States’ presence in the region are some of the themes that will be covered in this course. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 426 - U.S.-Latin American Relations: 1820 to present


    3 credit hours
    This course analyzes the political, social, and cultural events that have marked the relationship between Latin American countries and the United States. Students will consider the history of individual countries, while at the same time analyzing the influence of the United States policy on the region as a whole. The goal of the course is to introduce the student to factual and interpretive material useful for making informed judgments regarding the unequal interactions between the peoples of Latin America and the United States from 1820 to the present. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 431 - Cold War Latin America


    3 credit hours
    This course examines Latin America during the Cold War with a focus on three types of politics: populism, Marxism, and anti-communist counterrevolution. Students will study the way Latin Americans supported and opposed these three types of politics, as well as their consequences for democracy, order, violence, and human rights. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 432 - History of French Film


    3 credit hours
    This course will examine developments in modern French history through the analysis of French films. We shall discuss the evolution of film techniques, the elements of film history, and the role of national identity in French history. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 433 - Modern Brazil


    3 credit hours
    This course surveys Brazilian history beginning with the founding of an independent state in 1822. Topics covered include slavery, regionalism, immigration, the economy, the armed forces, and other major themes such as race, class, gender, politics, and religion. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 435 - History of Modern Japan


    3 credit hours
    A general survey of Japanese history, from 1600 to the present. Examines the major events and trends in Japanese politics, economics, and society in an international context. Topics include: the Tokugawa legacy, the Meiji Restoration, the “Westernization” of Japan, Japanese relationships with China, the Second World War, and the post-war economic “miracle.” Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 441 - History of England I-From the Roman Conquest to 1603


    3 credit hours
    The religious, political, economic, social, and intellectual developments of the English people up through the Tudors. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 442 - History of England II-1603 to the Present


    3 credit hours
    Continuation of HIST 441 . HIST 441  is not a prerequisite. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 444 - The Islamic World


    3 credit hours
    The Islamic World surveys the birth of Islam, the structure of Islamic civilization, early disputes and enduring controversies among Muslims, and the religion’s spread to non-Arabic parts of the world. The second half of the class examines more contemporary issues such as the Islamic world’s response to European colonialism, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and politics in the Islamic world. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 447 - Medieval European History, 476-1400


    3 credit hours
    European history from the fall of the Roman Empire to the Renaissance. Emphasis will be on the religious, political, intellectual, and social development of Western Europe. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 448 - Renaissance and Reformation, 1300-1563


    3 credit hours
    Will investigate the literary, artistic, intellectual, religious, and cultural achievements of Renaissance Italy, the rise and growth of Protestantism, and the Catholic reaction, against the background of the economic, political, and social developments in Western Europe. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 455 - The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era, 1789-1815


    3 credit hours
    Origin of the French Revolution in the institutions of the old regime and the ideas of the Enlightenment. The course of revolutionary events in France and their impact throughout Europe. Emphasis on Napoleon. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 458 - History of Germany, 1871-1945


    3 credit hours
    A survey of German history beginning with the Second Reich, the Weimar Republic, and the Third Reich. Emphasis on the cultural, social, and political origins of Nazism and the Holocaust. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 460 - History of the South


    3 credit hours
    Social and cultural factors contributing to the development of the South from colonial times to the present. Some attention to political and economic development of the region. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 461 - History of Early Modern Europe, up to 1789


    3 credit hours
    A survey of European history from the Renaissance up to the outbreak of the French Revolution. Emphasis will be on the growth of Nation States; conflicts between Absolutism and Constitutionalism; the Scientific Revolution; changing social and economic patterns; and the Enlightenment. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 465 - History of France Since 1815


    3 credit hours
    A continuation of HIST 455 . Examines the major trends in French history in a European and international context. Topics include: The Bourbon Restoration, the Second Empire, the Third Republic, the Two World Wars, the Fourth and Fifth Republics, Reconstruction, Decolonization, and the European Union. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 470 - Colonial America


    3 credit hours
    A history of the American colonies, covering the social, cultural, economic, and political development of the region and its peoples to 1763. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ), HIST 102  (or 104 ), and HIST 211 .
  
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    HIST 471 - Revolutionary America


    3 credit hours
    Origins, development, and consequences of the American Revolution from 1763 to 1800. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ), and HIST 211 .
  
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    HIST 472 - History of Alabama


    3 credit hours
    Political, economic, social, and cultural developments of the region that comprises Alabama, from prehistoric times to the present. Emphasis on local development within the framework of American history. Prerequisite(s):  

    HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ), and HIST 211  and 212 .

  
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    HIST 473 - African-American History


    3 credit hours
    Examines the experience of blacks in America from 1619 to present, with special attention to slavery, emancipation, segregation, race, leadership, and the Civil Rights Movement. Fall Semester. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ), and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 474 - Jeffersonian-Jacksonian America


    3 credit hours
    Traces the development of the United States through the early national period, 1800-1850. Focuses on Jeffersonian Republicanism, Jacksonian Democracy, and growing sectionalism in the early 19th century. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ) and HIST 211 .
  
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    HIST 476 - The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1850-1877


    3 credit hours
    A study of the events leading to the Civil war; the major military, diplomatic, economic, and social issues associated with the war; and the developments during Reconstruction. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ) and HIST 211 .
  
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    HIST 477 - The Gilded Age


    3 credit hours
    Political, economic, social, and technological developments of the United States from 1877 to 1920. Topics include industrialization, labor unions, the New South, Populism, and Progressivism. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ) and HIST 212 .
  
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    HIST 479 - History of Alabama’s Constitutions


    3 credit hours
    This course explores the historical basis for Alabama’s constitutions and considers the need for reform of the state’s 1901 Constitution. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 480 - Diplomatic History of the United States


    3 credit hours
    Foundations of American diplomacy and America’s expanding role in international affairs.
  
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    HIST 481 - The United States, 1900-1945


    3 credit hours
    Survey of U.S. history, with emphasis on the social, political, and economic problems of the period. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ) and HIST 212 .
  
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    HIST 482 - The United States Since 1945


    3 credit hours
    Domestic, economic, political, and social problems from the beginning of the Cold War through the wars in Korea and Vietnam. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ) and HIST 212 .
  
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    HIST 483 - History of Africa


    3 credit hours
    African geography, culture, and people. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ), and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 484 - U.S. Wars-Korea and Vietnam


    3 credit hours
    This course examines recent military experiences of the United States in terms of the traditional American way of preparing for and waging war. To do this the course considers the emergence of a military policy following World War II that was unique in the American experience. As national policy changed in response to the communist threat, the armed services adapted to the new demands of a hostile world. Thus, permanent readiness for war became a part of American life during the Cold War. Historical inquiry will focus on military tactics, operations, and strategies; grand strategy; foreign policy; domestic politics; international diplomacy; social impacts; and lessons learned. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ) and HIST 212 .
  
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    HIST 490 - Directed Reading and Independent Study


    3 credit hours
    Investigation of assigned subjects, supervised reading, and independent study. Open to seniors by special arrangement with the instructor. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ).
  
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    HIST 491 - Senior Seminar in History


    3 credit hours
    This course will include a synthesizing of previous work in history, including historiography, and how that work has contributed to an understanding of the overall subject of history. It will involve the initial stages of researching and organizing a senior thesis, which will be completed in the History Capstone course. Spring semester. Restricted to History majors who have senior status; required of all History majors. Prerequisite(s): HIST 101  (or 103 ) and HIST 102  (or 104 ) and HIST 310 .
 

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