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Summer 2008


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



HIST 101  American History to 1877                                3 credits
Major topics include colonial America, the American Revolution, the Constitution, the federal period, sectional conflict, and the Civil War and the Reconstruction. Emphasis on differing interpretations of controversial issues. For more information contact mijohnso@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets SS.
[0147] 7060 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             JOHNSON, M
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV006)


HIST 110  Western Civilization to 1700                            3 credits
A survey of Western Civilization from its foundation through the ancient, medieval and early modern periods. This course will cover the main political, economic, cultural and religious features and developments of western society. Major topics will include the political and philosophical contributions of the ancient Greeks, the Roman Republic and Empire, the influences of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, medieval social and cultural structures, the Renaissance, the Reformations, European exploration and contact with other peoples and cultures, and the Scientific Revolution. For more information contact Clalauri@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets SS or C.
[0148] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             LAURIE, C
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV015)


HIST 111  Western Civilization 1700 to the Present                3 credits
A survey of Western Civilization from the Enlightenment through the present day. This course will cover the main political, economic, cultural, and social features and developments of the West in the modern era. Major topics will include Absolutism, the Enlightenment, the political revolutions of the eighteenth century, the Industrial Revolution, imperialism, nationalism, fascism, socialism, the World Wars, the Cold War and globalization. For more information contact Clalauri@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets SS or C.
[0149] 7060 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             LAURIE, C
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV015)


HIST 381  From Samurai to "Salariman": Japanese                   3 credits
          History through Film and Literature               
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/GFR:Meets C.
[0150] 6040 Meets 05/27/2008 - 06/20/2008             VAPORIS, C
            TuWTh......9:00am-12:10pm (LH3 ...)


HIST 388  Society and Culture in China                            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/GFR:Meets C.
[0151] 7040 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/01/2008             YIP, K
            TuWTh......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV014)


HIST 462  Medieval Europe                                         3 credits
SHADY GROVE - Survey of the history of medieval Europe between 1000 and 1300 with emphasis on the intellectual renaissance, the rise of representative government, the development of the feudal monarchies, the medieval papacy, and the growth of towns and commerce. Prerequisite: HIST 100, HIST 110 or HIST 111, plus junior/senior status or permission of the instructor. Note: This course is held at The Universities at Shady Grove. For more information contact jwbirk@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets SS or C.
[0152] 8620 Meets 05/27/2008 - 06/20/2008             BIRKENMEIER, J
            TuThF......9:00am-12:10pm (OFF ...)


HIST 468  The Age of Enlightenment                                3 credits
A study of the major works of the Enlightenment, which expanded the critical tradition of the Scientific Revolution to include challenges to established authority in politics and religion. 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, 110, 111 or an equivalent, plus junior/senior status or permission of the instructor. For more information contact wexler@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:Meets  SS or C. GFR:Meets SS.  ***THIS
          COURSE MEETS GEP: SS or C; GFR: SS.***
[0153] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             WEXLER, V
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (MP  103)


HIST 498  Honors Thesis in History I                              3 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor for permission to enroll.
[7658] 2101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             LINDENMEYER, K
            Time and room to be arranged


HIST 798  Special Topics in Historical Studies                  1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade     Method:    REG/AUD    Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor for permission to enroll.
[7824] 2101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             LINDENMEYER, K
            Time and room to be arranged


HIST 799  Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          for permission to enroll.
[7802] 2101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             STAFF
            Time and room to be arranged


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