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Summer 2007


General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)



HIST 100  Western Civilization (SS or C)                          3 credits
A short history of Western civilization. This 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. This 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/P-F
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets SS or C.
[0155] 7060 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/17/2007             LAURIE, C
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV013)


HIST 101  American History to 1877 (SS)                           3 credits
Major topics include colonial America, the American Revolution, the Constitution, the federal period, sectional conflict, the Civil War and the Reconstruction. Emphasis on differing interpretations of controversial issues. For more information contact mijohnso@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets SS.
[0156] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             JOHNSON, M
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (SOND204)


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. For more information contact erichaze@aol.com.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets SS.
[0157] 7040 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/03/2007             HAZELL, E
            MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV007)


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
[0158] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             LAURIE, C
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ITE 227)


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
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets C.
[0159] 6040 Meets 05/29/2007 - 06/22/2007             VAPORIS, C
            TuWTh......9:00am-12:10pm (LH3 ...)


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
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets C.
[0160] 7040 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/03/2007             YIP, K
            TuWTh......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV014)


HIST 468  The Age of Enlightenment (SS)                           3 credits
A study of the major works of the Enlightenment, which followed the critical tradition of the Scientific Revolution, in Western Europe. The literature and philosophy of the enlightenment are examined within the political and social history of the 18th century. Readings include Voltaire, Rousseau, Hume and Kant. Prerequisite: HIST 100 or its equivalent, plus junior/senior status or permission of the instructor. For more information contact wexler@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets SS.
[0161] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             WEXLER, V
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (ITE 239)


HIST 798  Special Topics in Historical Studies                  1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade     Method:    REG/AUD    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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