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Summer 2006




HIST 100  Western Civilization (SS or C)                          3 credits
A short history of Western civilization. The course describes the main features of Western society in ancient, medieval and modern times; considers reasons for the emergence of Europe into a position of world prominence in the modern era; and examines the evolution of Western attitudes toward the individual, toward society and toward nature. 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 jwbirk@umbc.edu for section 6060 and Clalauri@umbc.edu for section 7060.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets SS or C. GDR:Meets S.
[0219] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             BIRKENMEIER, J
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 227)
[0220] 7060 Meets 07/10/2006 - 08/18/2006             LAURIE, C
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ITE 229)


HIST 103  East-Asian Civilization (SS or C)                       3 credits
A history of traditional society in East Asia, focusing on China and Japan, but touching also on Korea and Vietnam. This course will introduce the principal elements of East Asian civilization before the intrusion of the West in the 19th century. It also will provide 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 07/10/2006 - 08/04/2006             VAPORIS, C
            MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 227)


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.
[0222] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             PAPADAKIS, A
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (SOND114)


HIST 361  The French Revolution (SS)                              3 credits
The French Revolution from its origins in feudal, aristocratic society to the revolutionary wars and Napoleonic era. The European reaction to the revolution is examined as is its relationship to the contemporaneous American Revolution. The decline of Court society and values and their replacement by a democratic society are central issues. Two outstanding historical movies are part of the course." Prerequisite: Any 100-level social science course, junior/ senior status or permission of the instructor. For more information contact wexler@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets SS. GDR:Meets S.
[0223] 6040 Meets 05/30/2006 - 06/23/2006             WEXLER, V
            TuWTh......1:00pm- 4:10pm (MP  105)


HIST 365  War in the Modern World                                 3 credits
This course 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
[0224] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             LAURIE, C
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ITE 231)


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.
[0225] 6040 Meets 05/30/2006 - 06/23/2006             VAPORIS, C
            TuWF.......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV013)


HIST 388  Society and Culture in China (C)                        3 credits
This course is 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.
[0226] 7040 Meets 07/10/2006 - 08/04/2006             YIP, K
            TuWTh......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV013)


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 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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