Featured Fall 2017 Courses

Here is a sampling of the fascinating, popular courses taught in the Department of History.
HIS 80: The History of the United States in the Middle East

HIS 80: The History of the United States in the Middle East

Lecture/discussion—2 hours. History of the United States in the Middle East from 1900 to the present. Examination of U.S. foreign relations toward the Middle East, their regional ramifications and domestic repercussions. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci | ACGH, AH or SS, WC, WE.

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HIS 163B: The Country of the Future? The history of modern Brazil, from 1808 to the present.

HIS 163B: The Country of the Future? The history of modern Brazil, from 1808 to the present.

Lecture—3 hours; written reports. The history of the Brazilian republic from 1889 to the present. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci | AH or SS, WC, WE.

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HIS 188: The US in the 1960s

HIS 188: The US in the 1960s

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Tumult and upheaval in American politics, culture, and society 1961-1969. Civil rights; Vietnam, the draft and the anti-war movement; rock and roll and the counterculture; modern feminism; modern conservatism; student movements; urban unrest and insurrection. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: SocSci | ACGH, DD, SS, WE.

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