Featured Summer Session Courses

Here is a sampling of the fascinating, popular courses taught in the Department of History.
HIS 7C: Latin America, 1900 to Present

HIS 7C: Latin America, 1900 to Present

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Latin America since the beginning of the 20th century. Themes include export economies, oligarchic rule, crises of depression and war, corporatism, populism revolution and reform movements, cultural and ethnic issues, U.S.-Latin American relations, neo-liberal restructuring. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci, Div, Wrt | AH or SS, WC, WE.—S. (S.)

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HIS 17A: History of the United States

HIS 17A: History of the United States

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. The experience of the American people from the Colonial Era to the Civil War. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci, Div, Wrt | ACGH, AH or SS, DD, WE.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

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HIS 161: Human Rights in Latin America

HIS 161: Human Rights in Latin America

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. History of the origins, denial and protection of Human Rights in Latin America. Emphasis on dictatorships, political violence, social resistance, democracy, justice, accountability, truth commissions, memory. Offered in alternate years. (Same course as Human Rights 161.) GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci | AH or SS, VL, WC, WE.

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