Summer 2004

HIST 100  Western Civilization (SS or C)                          3 credits
A short history of Western Civilization describing the main features of Western society in ancient, medieval, and modern times; considers reasons for the emergence of Europe into a position of world predominance in the modern era; and examines the evolution of Western attitudes toward the individual, toward society, and toward nature. Class lectures will deal with the cultural, diplomatic, social, political, scientific, military, and intellectual history of Europe from antiquity to the present. The course is required for all majors and recommended to all students interested in gaining a basic understanding of the past.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
          GFR/GER:Meets SS or C. GDR:Meets S.
[0149] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             LAURIE, C
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV150)

HIST 218  Afro-American History: A Survey (SS)                    3 credits

          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets  SS. GDR:Meets S.  THIS IS A
[0150] 6040 Meets 06/01/2004 - 06/25/2004             MACK-SHELTON,
            MTuW.......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV011)

HIST 255  History of Christianity from its Origins                3 credits
          to the Reformation (SS).                          
Hebrew and Greco-Roman background, the life of Christ, the New Testament and development of theology, triumph of the church in the Roman Empire, the medieval church, the reformation and the end of medieval Christendom, and implications of the Reformation for the modern world. Note: Also listed as RLST 255.
          Grade Method: REG/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets SS. GDR:Meets S.
[0151] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             PAPADAKIS, A
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV145)

HIST 361  The French Revolution (SS)                              3 credits
The French Revolution from its origins through the revolutionary wars and the European reaction to its ideology. The course also emphasizes the various interpretations of this event by historians in our own time. The decline of aristocratic society and the foundations for a democratic society are central topics for discussion. Prerequisite: Any 100-level social science course, or junior/senior standing or permission of the instructor. For more information contact wexler@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets SS. GDR:Meets S.
[0152] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             WEXLER, V
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (PUP 206)

HIST 365  War in the Modern World                                 3 credits
Examines the history of organized warfare in world history, with a focus on the west, from ancient times to the contingency operations of the twenty-first century. Lectures focus on the development and evolution of military doctrine and theory, on military organization, strategy, operations, and tactics, on weapons, terminology and technology logistics, and the overall effect of war on military and civilian societies involved over time. Additional lectures address the role of intelligence, economics, and industry in military affairs, and the role of women and minority groups. Readings concentrate on battles, personalities, and political, diplomatic, and social events impacting warfare. For more information contact Clalauri@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0153] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             LAURIE, C
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ITE 227)

HIST 388  Society and Culture in China (C)                        3 credits
A study of Chinese society and culture focusing on the main features of society, cultural developments, and currents of thought in traditional and modern times. Prerequisite: Any 100-level social science course or permission of the instructor. For more information contact yip@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets C. GDR:Not applicable.
[0154] 6040 Meets 06/01/2004 - 06/25/2004             YIP, K
            TuWTh......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV150)

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