History (HIST)

HIST 101 - US History to 1877 Units: 3

Survey of U.S. political, social, economic, diplomatic and cultural development from colonial times to 1877. Satisfies the United States Constitution requirement.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: All Semesters

HIST 102 - U. S. History since 1877 Units: 3

Survey of U.S. political, social, economic, diplomatic and cultural development from 1877 to the present. Includes examination of the Nevada Constitution and satisfies the Nevada Constitution requirement.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: All Semesters

HIST 105 - European Civilization to 1648 Units: 3

Survey of the development of Western civilization up to 1648.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: All Semesters

HIST 106 - European Civilization since 1648 Units: 3

Survey of the development of Western civilization from 1648 to the present.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: All Semesters

HIST 111 - Survey of U.S. Constitutional History Units: 3

A survey of the origin, development, and history of the United States Constitution and the Nevada Constitution. Satisfies the U.S. and Nevada Constitution requirements.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: All Semesters

HIST 208 - World History I Units: 3

A survey of the societies and cultures of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, the Americas and Oceania to 1600. Satisfies TMCC Diversity requirement.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

HIST 209 - World History II Units: 3

A survey of the societies and cultures of Asia, Africa, and Middle East, Europe, the Americans and Oceania since 1600. Satisfies TMCC Diversity requirement.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

HIST 215 - History of Sexuality in the United States Units: 3

History of sexual identities, practices, and politics in the United States, focusing on the 19th century through present.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED

HIST 217 - Nevada History Units: 3

Nevada history from exploration to the present. Includes examination of the Nevada Constitution and satisfies the Nevada Constitution general education requirement.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: All Semesters

HIST 225 - Introduction to the Vietnam War Units: 3

The United States involvement in Vietnam beginning during WW II. Decisions made by seven U.S. presidents and their impact and retrospective views of the disastrous ending of the war will be examined.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED

HIST 227 - Introduction to Latin American History & Culture I Units: 3

An overview of Hispanic history including language, literature, geography, religion, music and politics from the pre-Columbian era to 1826.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED

HIST 228 - Intro to Latin American History and Culture II Units: 3

An overview of Hispanic history including language, literature, geography, religion, music and politics from 1826 to the present.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED

HIST 247 - Introduction to the History of Mexico Units: 3

A brief review of Pre-Colombian and Colonial Mexico; Mexican national history beginning with the War of Independence in 1810; political history, geographical, economical and social review. Will satisfy three credits of humanities requirements.

Term Offered: Spring and Fall

HIST 248 - Introduction to the American Civil War Units: 3

Era of the Civil War from the events immediately preceding the national conflict to its conclusion. Topics covered include: strategy, tactics, battles, generals, politics, economics, why the North won, why the South lost, technology and European diplomatic relations.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED

HIST 251 - Introduction to Historical Methods Units: 3

Introduction to the basic concepts and techniques of historical investigation and writing.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: Completion of 9.0 units in History with grades of ""C"" or better.

Term Offered: Spring

HIST 273 - Introduction to the History and Culture of the Cold War Units: 3

This course examines the history and culture of the Cold War (from 1945 through the Vietnam conflict) and its lasting legacy. In particular, the course addresses the Cold War's influence on politics, economics, diplomacy, national identity, popular culture, and notions of race, class and gender.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED

HIST 288 - Hitler & Stalin: Studies in Tyranny Units: 3

This class explores the dramatic impact both Hitler and Stalin had on the shaping of the 20th Century. This class will analyze the Empires of Continental Europe and connect the weaknesses and collapse of these empires with the emergence of Fascism and Communism. The rise to power of Hitler and Stalin will be analyzed, as will be their ability to consolidate and maintain power. The class will explore uneasy alliances, military decisions and their outcomes, persecution of populations and the Cold War.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED

HIST 289 - Introduction to the History of the Middle East Units: 3

History of the Middle East from antiquity through the fifteenth centuries with special emphasis on Islam in both the religious and cultural senses and upon its institutional, political, and economic development; from the sixteenth to the twentieth century with emphasis upon the Ottoman system, the economic, cultural, and political impact of imperialism and the emergence of the modern state systems. Includes cross-cultural comparisons across the region and places Middle Eastern culture within the context of the world community.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED

HIST 291 - Intro to Women's History and Literature in the Us Units: 3

This interdisciplinary survey course examines women's history and gender relations in the United States from the colonial period to the present. It explores the dynamics and cultural construction of race, ethnicity, class, and gender in women's historical experience. In addition, it examines the portrayal of women in literature and, to a lesser extent, in art, music and film. Multi-cultural perspectives will be included through examination of African American, Native American and Latina writers.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED

HIST 294 - Introduction to African American History II Units: 3

A survey of African American history from emancipation to the present. Topics include the meaning of emancipation; the emergence of legal racial segregation; strategies of accommodation and resistance in the early 20th century; the emergence and decline of the modern civil rights movement; and contemporary issues in African American studies.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED

HIST 295 - Special Topics in History Units: 1-3

Provides students with the opportunity to explore the significance and historical origins of world issues and events requiring special focus. This course allows faculty the flexibility to address issues and concepts of immediate relevance in global society. Students may repeat this course to a maximum of nine credits.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalency completed or concurrently enrolled.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED