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HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 105 HIST OF MARYLAND 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of Maryland political, economic, social, and cultural history from colonial times to the present. Special attention is focused on the people who came to Maryland and contributed their heritage to the rich social and cultural institutions taking shape in this state. Maryland is viewed both as a microcosm of American history and as a unique institution with its own special identity. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 110 WOMEN IN WESTERN WORLD 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    Surveys the realities and myths of woman's role from the ancient world to modern American and European industrial society. It examines the position of women in the cultures and social structures at various stages in the development of Western history, explores the emergence and growth of the women's rights movement, and the modes of continuity and change when new opportunities emerge for women. (HUMD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HS 112 WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    The course deals with the history of women in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America in the context of the history of these cultural regions. It also addresses some of the common issues facing women in the Third World. (HUMD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HS 112HM WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    The course deals with the history of women in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America in the context of the history of these cultural regions. It also addresses some of the common issues facing women in the Third World. (HUMD[M]) (R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 113 19TH CENT AMER UTOPIAS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    An examination of various searches for utopian order through communitarian experiment in 19th century United States. Major emphasis on religious and secular communitarian experiments of the period, for example, Brook Farm, Oneida, Amana. The class will create a constitution for its own model community to conform to the ideals, circumstances, and realities of those experiments. (HUMD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 113HC 19TH CENT AMER UTOPIAS-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    An examination of various searches for utopian order through communitarian experiment in 19th century United States. Major emphasis on religious and secular communitarian experiments of the period, for example, Brook Farm, Oneida, Amana. The class will create a constitution for its own model community to conform to the ideals, circumstances, and realities of those experiments. (HUMD[M]) (R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 113HM 19TH CENT AMER UTOPIAS-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    An examination of various searches for utopian order through communitarian experiment in 19th century United States. Major emphasis on religious and secular communitarian experiments of the period, for example, Brook Farm, Oneida, Amana. The class will create a constitution for its own model community to conform to the ideals, circumstances, and realities of those experiments. (HUMD[M]) (R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 114 THE WORLD IN 20TH CENT 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    Focuses on global developments: the origins and aftermath of two world wars; the birth of mass movements and mass society; the crisis of democracy and the rise of communism and fascism; the emergence of the superpowers; modernization, conflicts, and revolutions in the non-Western world as well as autonomous processes in Africa, Asia, Latin America; North-South relations. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 116 WORLD HIST TO A.D. 1500 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 117), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HS 116 covers from the ancient world to A.D. 1500. A comparative inquiry into the emergence and flowering of ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean civilizations; the Christian Middle Ages and Renaissance in Europe; China and the development of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism; Hinduism and Indian empires; Islam--its conquests and the rise of Ottoman Empire; civilizations of the Americas and African developments. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 116HC WORLD HIST TO A.D. 1500-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 117), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HS 116 covers from the ancient world to A.D. 1500. A comparative inquiry into the emergence and flowering of ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean civilizations; the Christian Middle Ages and Renaissance in Europe; China and the development of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism; Hinduism and Indian empires; Islam--its conquests and the rise of the Ottoman Empire; civilizations of the Americas and African developments. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 116HM WORLD HIST TO A.D. 1500-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 117), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HS 116 covers from the ancient world to A.D. 1500. A comparative inquiry into the emergence and flowering of ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean civilizations; the Christian Middle Ages and Renaissance in Europe; China and the development of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism; Hinduism and Indian empires; Islam--its conquests and the rise of the Ottoman Empire; civilizations of the Americas and African developments. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 117 WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 116), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HS 117 covers from A.D. 1500 to the present. This comparative course covers autonomous local developments in the various parts of the world as well as the settling of the New World; the scientific and industrial revolutions and their diffusion; Western dominance of the non-Western world and its decline; the rise of mass societies, Marxism, worldwide revolutions; the effects of two world wars; the struggles to modernize. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 117HC WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT-HONORS 1-3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 116), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HS 117HC covers from A. D. 1500 to the present. This comparative course covers autonomous local developments in the various parts of the world as well as the settling of the New World; the scientific and industrial revolutions and their diffusion; Western dominance of the non-Western world and its decline; the rise of mass societies, Marxism, worldwide revolutions; the effects of two world wars; the struggles to modernize. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 117HM WORLD HIST 1500-PRESENT-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 116), which may be taken in either order. Covers the world's great cultures, religious and political systems. This course offers the student an opportunity to understand contemporary life in terms of the accumulated cultural experiences of the world and to appreciate the growing interdependence of modern nations. HS 117HM covers from A.D. 1500 to the present. This comparative course covers autonomous local developments in the various parts of the world as well as the settling of the New World; the scientific and industrial revolutions and their diffusion; Western dominance of the non-Western world and its decline; the rise of mass societies, Marxism, worldwide revolutions; the effects of two world wars; the struggles to modernize. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 118 HISTORY OF SPORT 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    This course comprises a study of sports in America from early settlement to the present. The course will include the following topics: European origins of sport; Enlightenment/Empirical precedents; roots, history, and periodization of sports in America; Native American sports; sports in the Colonial period; changing sporting events in the 1700s and 1800s; the rise of organized sport; America at the Olympics; increased involvement in sports by women and minorities--mid-1900s; post-World War II sports, domestic and global; business involvement in sports--1960s; collegiate versus professional athletes from the 1970s to present; the state of American sport today. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120.
HS 120 TECH & CULT IN WEST WRLD 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    Focus upon selected topics in the history of technology, concentrating on the period from the Renaissance to the 20th century's "brave new world" of science, technology, and industry. Relates technological development with diverse patterns of Western culture as it evolved within this historic framework. Designed to fit the needs and interests of students in technological programs as well as those following general education or liberal arts curricula. (HUMD) (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 129 HIST AFRICAN AMER TO 1865 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 230), which may be taken in either order, that survey the history of African Americans in America. Topics include theories of the origins of human life and civilization in Africa; slavery in the ancient and modern worlds; the Atlantic slave trade; slavery in the Americas; the transformation of Africans to African Americans; the development of African American culture; the antislavery movement; and the attempt of African Americans to make the Civil War a war for emancipation. This course does not substitute for HS 130 or HS 135. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 130 HIST AFRICAN AMER SINCE 1865 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 129), which may be taken in either order, that survey the history of African Americans from their beginnings in Africa to the present. Topics include the Washington-Du Bois debate, African American contributions to the world wars, the Harlem Renaissance, the struggle for equality, and strategies for continued economic, political, and social progress. This course does not substitute for HS 129 or HS 135. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 136 CIVIL RIGHTS IN AMERICA 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of the civil rights movement in America from post-Reconstruction to the present. Designed to show how the civil rights movement transformed America and how the struggle for rights in America has become a struggle of communities and individuals trying to weave civil rights into a tapestry of social and economic reality. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 137 HISTORY OF ASIAN AMERICANS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A historical survey of the diverse experience of Asian Americans in the United States. Topics include international context of Asian immigration; immigration and livelihood; hostility and conflict; social organization of Asian immigrant communities; resistance to oppression; women, families, and cultural dilemma; changing fortunes; new immigrants and refugees; the myth of a "model minority"; and other current issues. (HUMD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 138 HIST LATINOS IN UNITED STATES 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    Addresses the historical, cultural and contemporary experiences of six of the major Latino groups in the United States: Mexicans, Cubans, Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, Central and South Americans. Traces the Native American, Spanish and African roots of Latinos and follows their economic, political and cultural development in the United States up to the present. Highlights the similarities and differences in the Latino experience of migration and settlement. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HS 151 EUROPE/FALL ROME TO 17 CENT 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 161), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HS 151, which covers from the fall of Rome to the 17th century, is an inquiry into the foundations of Western civilization and its odyssey to the 17th century. Focuses on areas such as the background and the legacy of the ancient world, the distinctive medieval world view, the creation of new social and religious ideals during the Renaissance and Reformation, relationships between cultural and political institutions, the growth of absolutism and constitutionalism, artistic and literary creativity. (HUMD) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 151HC EUROPE/FALL ROME 17TH CENT-HON 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 161), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HS 151HC, which covers from the fall of Rome to the 17th century, is an inquiry into the foundations of Western civilization and its odyssey to the 17th century. Focuses on areas such as the background and the legacy of the ancient world, the distinctive medieval world view, the creation of new social and religious ideals during the Renaissance and Reformation, relationships between cultural and political institutions, the growth of absolutism and constitutionalism, artistic and literary creativity. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 151HM EUROPE/FALL ROME 17TH CENT-HON 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 161), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HS 151HM, which covers from the fall of Rome to the 17th century, is an inquiry into the foundations of Western civilization and its odyssey to the 17th century. Focuses on areas such as the background and the legacy of the ancient world, the distinctive medieval world view, the creation of new social and religious ideals during the Renaissance and Reformation, relationships between cultural and political institutions, the growth of absolutism and constitutionalism, artistic and literary creativity. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 161 EUROPE/17TH CENT TO PRESENT 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 151), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HS 161, which covers from the 17th century to the present, spotlights the changes in thought, social, economic, and political structures from the Copernican revolution and the Enlightenment through the American and French revolutions, the traumas of economic depressions, world wars, and the upheavals of the contemporary world. Topics will be examined such as the tensions between individual liberty and traditional powers of state and society, the rise of ideologies, pressures of industrialism and national identity, the problems of the Darwinian hypothesis, the role of women in society, the rise of masses, the disenchantment with traditional liberalism and totalitarian alternatives, as well as the reflections of these human endeavors and anxieties in the arts and letters of these centuries. (HUMD) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 161HC EUROPE/17TH CENT TO PRES-HON 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 151), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HS 161HC, which covers from the 17th century to the present, spotlights the changes in thought, social, economic, and political structures from the Copernican revolution and the Enlightenment through the American and French revolutions, the traumas of economic depressions, world wars, and the upheavals of the contemporary world. Topics will be examined such as the tensions between individual liberty and traditional powers of state and society, the rise of ideologies, pressures of industrialism and national identity, the problems of the Darwinian hypothesis, the role of women in society, the rise of masses, the disenchantment with traditional liberalism and totalitarian alternatives, as well as the reflections of these human endeavors and Anxieties in the arts and letters of these centuries. (HUMD) PREREQUSIITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 161HM EUROPE/17TH CENT TO PRES-HON 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 151), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester survey traces the accumulated experience of Western civilization and its worldwide relationships and provides a contextual framework for integrating all areas of Western human activity and thought. HS 161HM, which covers from the 17th century to the present, spotlights the changes in thought, social, economic, and political structures from the Copernican revolution and the Enlightenment through the American and French revolutions, the traumas of economic depressions, world wars, and the upheavals of the contemporary world. Topics will be examined such as the tensions between individual liberty and traditional powers of state and society, the rise of ideologies, pressures of industrialism and national identity, the problems of the Darwinian hypothesis, the role of women in society, the rise of masses, the disenchantment with traditional liberalism and totalitarian alternatives, as well as the reflections of these human endeavors and anxieties in the arts and letters of these centuries. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 186 HIST ANCIENT WORLD 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of the ancient Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman societies and cultures in their unique setting, exploring the path that led to the organization of cities; written communication; forms of early science and technology; the artistic traditions in Mesopotamia and Egypt; a golden age of art, literature, and philosophy in Greece; and Roman accomplishments in politics, administration, law, and engineering. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 186HC HIST ANCIENT WORLD-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of the ancient Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman societies and cultures in their unique setting, exploring the path that led to the organization of cities; written communication; forms of early science and technology; the artistic traditions in Mesopotamia and Egypt; a golden age of art, literature, and philosophy in Greece; and Roman accomplishments in politics, administration, law, and engineering. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 186HM HIST ANCIENT WORLD-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of the ancient Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman societies and cultures in their unique setting, exploring the path that led to the organization of cities; written communication; forms of early science and technology; the artistic traditions in Mesopotamia and Egypt; a golden age of art, literature, and philosophy in Greece; and Roman accomplishments in politics, administration, law, and engineering. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 200 OPEN TOPICS/FOREIGN TRAVEL 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    This course outlines briefly the geographic, economic, political, and cultural background of the region in which travel will take place. It focuses on the particular country of the journey's destination and examines the scope of its history, culture, and special achievements from early times to the present. Special lectures by local professors on selected topics at universities, the country's parliament, or other institutions of interest are scheduled in addition to visits to museums and the country's most outstanding sites.
HS 201 US HIST COLONIAL-1865 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 202), which may be taken in either order. Covers European exploration, settlement, and culture in the British North American colonies; movement for independence and constitutional government; foreign relations and foreign policy; efforts toward a more democratic and egalitarian society; social, cultural, and intellectual growth in the new republic; Western expansion and economic development; conflict over slavery and the nature of the union; the Civil War. (HUMD) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 201HC US HIST COLONIAL-1865-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 202), which may be taken in either order. Covers European exploration, settlement, and culture in the British North American colonies; movement for independence and constitutional government; foreign relations and foreign policy; efforts toward a more democratic and egalitarian society; social, cultural, and intellectual growth in the new republic; Western expansion and economic development; conflict over slavery and the nature of the union; the Civil War. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 201HM US HIST COLONIAL-1865-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 202), which may be taken in either order. Covers European exploration, settlement, and culture in the British North American colonies; movement for independence and constitutional government; foreign relations and foreign policy; efforts toward a more democratic and egalitarian society; social, cultural, and intellectual growth in the new republic; Western expansion and economic development; conflict over slavery and the nature of the union; the Civil War. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 202 US HIST 1865-PRES 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 201), which may be taken in either order. Covers post-Civil War Reconstruction; the industrial revolution and rise of the city; the new immigration; the social, cultural, and political responses to these changes; the emergence of the United States as a more active world power. American society in the 1920s, the Great Depression, the Cold War, and the controversies over the American role in world affairs; new developments in modern American society and culture. (HUMD) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 202HC US HIST 1865-PRES-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 201), which may be taken in either order. Covers post-Civil War Reconstruction; the industrial revolution and rise of the city; the new immigration; the social, cultural, and political responses to these changes; the emergence of the United States as a more active world power. American society in the 1920s, the Great Depression, the Cold War, and the controversies over the American role in world affairs; new developments in modern American society and culture. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 202HM US HIST 1865-PRES-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 201), which may be taken in either order. Covers post-Civil War Reconstruction; the industrial revolution and rise of the city; the new immigration; the social, cultural, and political responses to these changes; the emergence of the United States as a more active world power. American society in the 1920s, the Great Depression, the Cold War, and the controversies over the American role in world affairs; new developments in modern American society and culture. (HUMD) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 203 LATIN AMER HIST 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A brief historical survey from Cortes to Castro: Latin America's triple origin in Iberia, Africa, and Indian civilization; the conquest and three centuries of colonial existence as determinants of nationality and culture; the political break with Europe and the development of independent national life. Emphasis on economic development, agrarian reform, and 20th century movements for political and social change in the major states and upon relations with the United States. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.
HS 205 HISTORY OF RUSSIA 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of Russian history to the present, with emphasis given to political, social, and economic development under the Soviet regime and the relations of Russia with other countries. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HS 205HC HISTORY OF RUSSIA-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of Russian history to the present, with emphasis given to political, social, and economic development under the Soviet regime and the relations of Russia with other countries. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 205HM HISTORY OF RUSSIA-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of Russian history to the present, with emphasis given to political, social, and economic development under the Soviet regime and the relations of Russia with other countries. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours each week.
HS 207 EAST ASIAN CIVILIZATION 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    An interdisciplinary survey of the development of civilization in China, Japan, and Korea from prehistory to early seventeenth century. Topics for discussion include society, economy, politics, religion, philosophy, literature, art, science, and technology. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HS 208 MODERN ASIA 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of the political, economic, and social changes of Asian societies mainly from the 16th century to the present. The course emphasizes the creation of modern Asia by the West and the response of Asian societies to Western impact. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 208HC MODERN ASIA-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of the political, economic, and social changes of Asian societies mainly from the 16th century to the present. The course emphasizes the creation of modern Asia by the West and the response of Asian societies to Western impact. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 208HM MODERN ASIA-HONORS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A survey of the political, economic, and social changes of Asian societies mainly from the 16th century to the present. The course emphasizes the creation of modern Asia by the West and the responses of Asian societies to Western impact. (HUMD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in EN 101 or EN 101A. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 210 U.S. AND WORLD AFFAIRS 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    A study of the emergence of the United States as a more active and involved world power from the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt to the present. More than a study of diplomatic history, this course gives much attention to the internal debates and struggles over foreign policy--neutrality, internationalism, the peace movements, isolationism, and interventionism. Aspects of social, political, and economic history are examined in terms of their relationship to and impact upon the nation's foreign relations. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HS 214 CONFLICT-MODERN MID-EAST 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    This course examines the contemporary conflicts and problems of the Middle East and their impact upon world politics, including U.S. foreign policy. It covers the period from the late 18th century to the present and explores the Islamic heritage, the impact of Western imperialism, modernization and the tension between traditionalism and modernity, the rise of Arab nationalism and political revolutionary change, inter-Arab rivalries, the Arab-Israeli conflict, the impact of oil, and the role of the superpowers. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 219 THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1945 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    An intensive examination of the American experience since World War II. The course will highlight America's emergence as a "superpower" and its expanding role in the world; the movements of the 1950s and 1960s to expand the civil rights of women and minorities in our society; the growth of the federal government in the postwar era and critiques of that expansion; and the cultural experience of the United States since World War II, with particular emphasis on the shocks of the 1950s and 1960s. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Multicultural
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HS 225 HISTORY OF ENG 55 BC-1688 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 226), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester course is a survey of the history of England from Roman Britain to the present. Emphasis is on the development of uniquely English institutions as well as political, legal, social, intellectual, imperial, and economic history. It offers the student the opportunity to understand the history of a country that has had a unique and lasting impact on American history and culture. HS 225 is an inquiry into the history of England from Roman Britain until the advent of the Glorious Revolution in 1688. Several themes will be highlighted, including the formation of the English nation, conversion to Christianity, the development of the Church as a distinctive national institution, feudalism, political centralization, the effects of the Renaissance and Reformation, overseas expansion, and the achievement by 1689 of responsible parliamentary government. (HUMD) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 226 HISTORY OF ENG 1688-PRES 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 225), which may be taken in either order. This two-semester course is a survey of the history of England from Roman Britain to the present. Emphasis is on the development of uniquely English institutions, as well as political, legal, social, intellectual, imperial, and economic history. It offers the student the opportunity to understand the history of a country that has had a unique and lasting impact on American history and culture. HS 226 is a survey of the history to Great Britain from the Glorious Revolution through the early 1980s. The course will trace several themes, including the change from a premodern to a modern society, the rise and fall of the British Empire, the development of cabinet government and limitations upon the power of the monarchy, the emergence of an identifiable working class as well as the industrial revolution, mass culture, the Irish Question, and the question of Britain's decline overall in the 20th century. (HUMD) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 229 AFRICAN HISTORY TO 1800 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 230), which may be taken in either order. This course examines African history from early times until the end of the Atlantic slave trade with special attention paid to the political, social, and economic sectors of pre-colonial Africa. Topics for discussion include the origin of humankind; the development and expansion of early large states across Africa; and the establishment of early trade networks among Africa, Europe, and the Arab world. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.
HS 230 AFRICAN HISTORY FROM 1800 3 semester hours HS-History
Course Description:    One of two related courses (with HS 229), which may be taken in either order. This course examines African history from 1800 to the present. It also includes studies of African societies in the first half of the 19th century; the impact of "New Imperialism" and the scramble for Africa by Europeans at the end of the century; colonial states and societies; African nationalist and independent movements; the impact of decolonization; and Africa in the modern world. Additional case studies focus on individual areas such as South Africa and Nigeria. (HUMD[M]) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. Three hours lecture each week.

 
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