H363 Ethnic America (3)
An examination of the historical conditions and contributions of Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanic
Americans, Asian Americans, and various European Americans from the colonial era to the present. Geographical
implications of settlement and residential patterns are also explored.
H424 Civil War & Reconstruction (3)
An examination of political, social, economic, and military facets of the Civil War and Reconstruction periods, including
such topics as the nature of the Union under the Constitution, the importance of regional economic specialization, the
crucial role of race relations in American society, and ethical questions concerning slavery and war.
H433 Emergence of Modern America (3)
Industrialization, urbanization, immigration, secularization, the westward movement, Plains Indians wars, Gilded Age
politics, Populism, and involvement in world affairs from 1877 to 1900.
H486 U.S. Church History (3)
A historical survey of U.S. church history, especially American Protestantism, from deep colonial Puritan roots through
the first & second Great Awakenings, the shattering of basic biblical unity in the modernist/fundamentalist controversy,
and the rebuilding of modern evangelicalism in contemporary times.
Same as BCH486.
H489 Internships (1-3)
Experience-based internship in some external setting, usually organized by the student interested in study.
H499 Special Historical Studies (1-3)
Studies that deal with subjects not normally covered in departmental courses. Sometimes in a directed studies format.
H315 Medieval Europe (3)
A broadly cultural history of Western Europe from the fall of Rome through the High Middle Ages (A.D. 300 to 1300).
Topics covered include: collapse of Rome, Byzantium, the great church councils, rise of Islam, Charlemagne,
monasticism, the Crusades, papacy vs. empire, feudal society, and the rise of towns, universities, and monarchies.
H316 Renaissance Europe (3)
A survey of the historical events in Renaissance Europe (A.D. 1300 to 1550) with special attention given to the events,
personages, and themes of Renaissance Italy. A particular area of focus is the society and culture of Florence during this
H365 History of the Church (3)
A survey of personalities and issues in church history from the first century church to the present. The course includes
discussions of the church fathers, major councils, the Reformation, and key church leaders over the last 2,000 years.
Same as BCH366
H383 Ancient Roman History (3)
This course is a survey of the history of the Roman Republic and Empire and an introduction to the histories written
by the ancient Romans. Students will read selections from Livy, Tacitus, Caesar, and others.
H385 Ancient Greek History (3)
This course is a survey of Greek history to the death of Alexander and an introduction to the histories written by the
ancient Greeks. Students will read selections from Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, and others.
H453 Development of Modern Europe (3)
A survey of European history from the peace of Westphalia to the French Revolution (A.D. 1648-1789). Areas of focus
will include the growth of absolute monarchies; the English Civil War; the rise of Prussia and Austria; developments in