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Summer 2005




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. For more information contact Clalauri@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets SS or C. GDR:Meets S.
[0219] 6060 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/08/2005             LAURIE, C
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ITE 237)


HIST 102  American History, 1877 to the Present (SS)              3 credits
Major topics include industrialization, progressivism, World War I, the twenties, the Depression and the New Deal, World War II, the Cold War and post-war America.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
          GFR/GER:Meets SS. GDR:Meets S.
[0220] 7060 Meets 07/11/2005 - 08/19/2005             BECKER, M
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 227)


HIST 103  East-Asian Civilization (SS or C)                       3 credits
History of traditional society in East Asia, focusing on China and Japan, but touching also on Korea and Vietnam. This course introduces the principal elements of East Asian civilization before the intrusion of the West in the 19th century. Also provides an essential historical perspective to developments in contemporary East Asia. For more information contact vaporis@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
          GFR/GER:Meets SS or C. GDR:Meets S.
[0221] 7040 Meets 07/11/2005 - 08/05/2005             VAPORIS, C
            TuThF......9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 233)


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. For more information contact papadaki@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets SS. GDR:Meets S.
[7504] 6060 Meets 05/31/2005 - 07/08/2005             PAPADAKIS, A
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (SOND202)


HIST 365  War in the Modern World                                 3 credits
Examines the history of warfare from ancient times to the contingency operations of today. Lectures focus on the development and evolution of military doctrine and theory, on organization, strategy, operations, and tactics, on weapons, terminology and technology, logistics, and the overall effect of war on military and civilian societies. For more information contact Clalauri@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
[0223] 7060 Meets 07/11/2005 - 08/19/2005             LAURIE, C
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ITE 229)


HIST 381  From Samurai to "Salariman": Japanese                   3 credits
          History through Film and Literature (C)           
A study of Japanese history from 1600 to the present through the media of film and literature. It also explores the relationship between history and drama, in particular how they can illuminate or conceal basic truths and values of the past. Views of life and modern times, obsessions with honor and suicide, the changing role of women in society, the encounter between Japanese and foreign cultures, and themes of war and pacifism will be investigated. Prerequisite: Any 100-level social science course or permission of the instructor. For more information contact vaporis@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets C. GDR:Not applicable.
[0224] 6040 Meets 05/31/2005 - 06/24/2005             VAPORIS, C
            MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 229)


HIST 399  Special Projects in History                           1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


HIST 480  Contemporary China, 1949 to the Present                 3 credits
Chinese history from the founding of the Communist regime in 1949 to the present: ideology and organization of the new regime, the role of the Communist party and the People's Liberation Army, social changes and thought reform, arts and culture, the cultural revolution and the Gang of Four, the four modernizations, the democratic movement and China's foreign policy. Prerequisite: HIST 100 or its equivalent, plus junior/senior status or permission of the instructor. For more information contact yip@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0226] 6040 Meets 05/31/2005 - 06/24/2005             YIP, K
            TuThF......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV014)


HIST 7700 Master's Special Study                                   1 credit

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


HIST 799  Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


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