History Courses

HIST 2010 Early United States History Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ACT READ 19 and ACT ENGL 18
Co-Req: None

A study of America's European background, colonial development, and the American Revolution will be conducted. Also, the rise of sectional controversies, the Civil War, and Reconstruction will be treated in a topical manner.

HIST 2020 Modern United States History Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ACT READ 19 and ACT ENGL 18
Co-Req: None

A study of the Industrial Revolution, new political movements, and the
emergence of the United States as a world power will be conducted.
World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, and historical events
of the 1950s through the present will be included.

HIST 2030 Tennessee History Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ACT READ 19 and ACT ENGL 18
Co-Req: None

A study of the prehistory period of Tennessee, including a general survey of the various Indian groups. Emphasis will be placed on the early
European explorations in the transmontane country. Early attempts by Tennesseans to establish independent governments will be examined.
The Jacksonian period from 1815 through 1848 will be a central theme, and a study of the national and state events of the 1850s that led to
the Civil War will be included. In addition, a detailed examination of the Civil War, Reconstruction, the 1870 State Constitution, WWI,
Progressivism, the New Deal, WWII, the Cold War, and modern Tennessee will be conducted.

HIST 2310 Early World History Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ACT READ 19 and ENGL 18
Co-Req: None
A study of world civilizations from ancient times to 1500. Areas to be examined include the Near East, Far East, Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Emphasis will be placed upon significant social, economic, military, and political developments in each region.

HIST 2320 Modern World History Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ACT READ 19 and ENGL 18
Co-Req: None
A study of world civilizations from 1500 to the present. Areas to be examined include Europe, the Americas, the Far East, and Africa. Emphasis will be placed upon significant social, economic, military, and political developments in each region. The increasing interaction and interdependence of world cultures will be a major theme.
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HIST 2650 African American History Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ACT READ 19 and ENGL 18
Co-Req: None
Covers the history and culture of African Americans in light of their experiences from slavery through the recent past; aspects of African American life and attitudes of dominant society within which African Americans lived; ways African American men and women shaped and nurtured their own lives, culture, and history in the United States.