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H467 Europe from 1914 to 1945 (3)

Political, diplomatic, military, social, geographical, and economic history, with special attention to the First World War,

the League of Nations, the rise of fascism, and World War II.

H468 Europe Since World War II (3)

A study integrating the major political, geographical, diplomatic, economic, and social developments in the major nations

of Europe from World War II to the present.

NON-U.S./NON-EUROPEAN & CHURCH HISTORY

H327 Latin American History (3)

A broad survey integrating geography, politics, economics, and culture, including the ancient Native-American

civilizations, Iberian conquest and colonization, wars of independence, modern national trends, and relations with the

United States.

H345 The Intertestamental Period (3)

A survey of the historical movements and events in Judea from 400 B.C. to A.D. 70 that serve as the background for

the New Testament. The literature (apocryphal books, Dead Sea Scrolls), institutions (synagogue, Sanhedrin, temple),

and religious sects (Pharisees, Sadducees, Essenes, etc.) will be closely examined. Finally, the Hellenistic, Roman, and

Jewish political rulers will be surveyed to understand better the context in which the early Christian events took place.

Same as BCH347

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H346 East Asian History to 1945 (3)

A survey of East Asian history and geography with the major emphasis on the political and cultural histories of China

and Japan to 1945. This course uses a historical and comparative approach.

H364 History of Ancient Israel (3)

A careful study of the history of the people and the nation of Israel, from Abraham through the period of restoration.

Special attention is given to the relationship of the Old Testament prophetic and wisdom literature to that historical

narrative.

H366 History of the Early Church (3)

A historical study of the life and thought of early Christianity as it developed within the political and cultural context of

the Roman world.

POLITICAL STUDIES CORE COURSES

POL220 United States Government (3)

A survey of American institutions and processes. Included are such topics as the Constitution, federalism, Congress,

the presidency, judiciary, and civil rights.

POL326 Introduction to American Politics (3)

A general overview of the important fields of study and seminal works in American politics.

POL343 U.S. Constitutional History (3)

A broad survey of U.S. Constitutional history beginning with the influences of English Common Law and colonial

constitutional practices to the present Roberts Court. Case law will be integrated within the historical contexts so that

students will understand the interrelatedness between American history and jurisprudence.

Same as H343.

POL354 The Christian & Politics (3)

A biblical approach to Christian citizenship and activity. Emphasis on general and specific scriptural principles and their

application to contemporary issues including an introduction to various viewpoints.