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HIS101HC Introduction to Western Civilization l: Honors Credit Hours: 3.00
Pre-history to the Wars of Religion, a period extending from 10,000 BCE to 1648 CE. Includes transition from pre-historic to the historic period, Greco-Roman world, Early, Central, and Late Middle Ages, and Renaissance and Reformation. Also includes Honors content.
Prerequisite(s): Must qualify for Honors program.
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Information: Faculty or Advisor approval is required before enrolling in this course. Honors Content: Intensive research using the highest standards and best practices for the discipline; a significant number/variety of readings of both primary and secondary sources; a publishable quality peer reviewed paper or project in a format appropriate for the discipline; and presentation of research, in class or to a wider audience.
Offered: Spring.
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HIS101 Introduction to Western Civilization I Credit Hours: 3.00
Pre-history to the Wars of Religion, a period extending from 10,000 BCE to 1648 CE. Includes transition from pre-historic to the historic period, Greco-Roman world, Early, Central, and Late Middle Ages, and Renaissance and Reformation.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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HIS102HC Introduction to Western Civilization II: Honors Credit Hours: 3.00
History of the origins and development of the modern Western world. Includes Wars of Religion, the Enlightenment, the Eighteenth century, the Nineteenth century, and the Twentieth century. Also includes Honors content.
Prerequisite(s): Must qualify for Honors program.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Faculty or Advisory approval is required before enrolling in this course. Honors Content: Intensive research using the highest standards and best practices for the discipline; a significant number/variety of readings of both primary and secondary sources; a publishable quality peer reviewed paper or project in a format appropriate for the discipline; and presentation of research, in class or to a wider audience.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
HIS102 Introduction to Western Civilization II Credit Hours: 3.00
History of the origins and development of the modern Western world. Includes Wars of Religion, the Enlightenment, the Eighteenth century, the Nineteenth century, and the Twentieth century.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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HIS105 Introduction to Chicano Studies Credit Hours: 3.00
Chicano(a) life in historical context since 1848. Includes defining Chicano(a) ideologies and realities from an interdisciplinary perspective. Also includes Chicano(a) history and culture within the world systems of Native Americans, New Spain, Mexico and the United States.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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HIS113 Chinese Civilization Credit Hours: 3.00
Introductory survey of the civilization of China from its origins to the present. Formative Period (prehistory - 221 B.C.), unification and expansion (221 B.C. - A.D. 221), period of disunity (222-588), flowering of Chinese culture (589-1279), impact of the Mongols on Chinese civilization (1280-1368), Ming Dynasty peace and prosperity (1368-1644), Qing Dynasty - The Manchu Conquest (1644-1911), Republican China (1912-1949), and People's Republic of China (1949- ).
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Offered: Spring.
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HIS114 Japanese Civilization Credit Hours: 3.00
Introductory survey of the civilization of Japan from its origins to the present. Includes the Formative Period (prehistory-A.D. 250); influence of Chinese civilization on Japan (300-794); Heian Period - emergence of uniquely Japanese cultural forms (794-1185); Kamakura Shogunate - establishment of military government (1185-1336); Ashikaga Shogunate - civil war and the reunification of Japan (1336-1573); Tokugawa Period (1600-1867); Meji Period (1868-1912); Taisho Period (1912-1925); Showa Period (1926-1989); and Heisei Period (1990-present).
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Offered: Fall.
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HIS122 Tohono O'odham History and Culture Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of Tohono O'odham culture, historical development, and modern issues. Includes development of culture and world view, sources of Tohono O'odham history, role in economic and social development of Northwestern Mexico and Southwestern United States, and contemporary Tohono O'odham issues.
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Information: Same as AIS 122.
Offered: Spring.
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HIS124 History and Culture of the Yaqui People Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of the cultural heritage of the Yaqui people and the history of their struggles to protect Yaqui land and customs. Includes Yaqui origins, pre-Columbian Yaqui society, oral traditions and world view, early Spanish contacts, Catholic influences, economic development, rebellions, resistance and leadership, and policies regarding Native Americans. Also includes the deportation and enslavement of the Yaqui from the 17th to the 20th centuries by the Spanish and American governments and the deportation of the Yaqui by the United States in the 1880's. Also examines acts of genocide and subjugation against the Yaqui in revolutionary Mexico, 20th century relocation and adaptation strategies of the Yaqui in the United States and the Yaqui culture of the 21st century.
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Information: Same as AIS 124.
Offered: Fall.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
HIS127 History and Culture of the Mexican-American in the Southwest Credit Hours: 3.00
Historical survey of Mexicano(a)/Chicano(a) people from their indigenous origins in Meso-America and the Gran Chichimeca to the present in the United States. Includes historical writings, movements north under Spain and Mexico, repression and resistance. Also covers the political, economic, religious and social movements of the 19th, 20th and early 21st centuries.
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Information: Same as ANT 127.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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HIS128 History of the Dine' (Navajo) Credit Hours: 3.00
Examination of the Diné (Navajo) culture, historical development, and modern issues. Includes introduction, origin and oral traditions, Dinehtah before European contact, Mexican and United States periods, Navajo federal Indian relations, and chapter government and the Navajo tribal council.
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Information: Same as AIS 128.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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HIS141HC History of the United States I: Honors Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of the major developments in American history from the Columbian voyages to the Era of Reconstruction. Includes Colonial America, the Formative Years - 1776-1815, the Early National Period - 1815-1850, and the coming of the Civil War and its aftermath. Includes the social, intellectual, and political aspects of early American life. Also includes Honors content.
Prerequisite(s): Must qualify for Honors program.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Faculty or Advisor approval is required before enrolling in this course. Honors Content: Intensive research using the highest standards and best practices for the discipline, and a significant number/variety of readings of both primary and secondary sources; a publishable quality peer reviewed paper or project in a format appropriate for the discipline: presentation of research, in class or to a wider audience.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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HIS141 History of the United States I Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of the major developments in American history from the Columbian voyages to the Era of Reconstruction. Includes Colonial America, the Formative Years - 1776-1815, the Early National Period - 1815-1850, and the coming of the Civil War and its aftermath. Also includes the social, intellectual, and political aspects of early American life.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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HIS142HC History of the United States II: Honors Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of the major developments in American history from Era of Reconstruction to the present. Includes the era of Reconstruction, the emergence of modern America, the Early 20th Century, and America as a world power. Also Includes the social, intellectual, and political aspects of contemporary American life. Also includes Honors content.
Prerequisite(s): Must qualify for Honors program.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Faculty or Advisor approval is required before enrolling in this course. Honors Content: Intensive research using the highest standards and best practices for the discipline, and a significant number/variety of readings of both primary and secondary sources; a publishable quality peer reviewed paper or project in a format appropriate for the discipline: presentation of research, in class or to a wider audience.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
HIS142 History of the United States II Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of the major developments in American history from era of Reconstruction to the present. Includes the era of Reconstruction, the emergence of modern America, the Early 20th Century, and America as a world power. Also includes the social, intellectual, and political aspects of contemporary American life.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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HIS147 History of Arizona Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of the major developments in the history of Arizona. Includes the Pre-Columbian period through the Spanish era, the Mexican Republic, the years as a U.S. territory, and the time since statehood to the present. Also includes the contributions of the various peoples who have formed the unique cultural and ethnic fabric of this area.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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HIS148 History of Indians of North America Credit Hours: 3.00
History of the cultural development of Native Americans of North America and the interrelations of cultures. Includes Native American origins, early economic and social development, Europeans, eras in Native American history, modern leadership, and research studies.
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Information: Same as AIS/ANT 148.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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HIS150 African-American History and People Credit Hours: 3.00
African-American history from the colonial period to the present. Includes identity, double consciousness, culture and arts, and political protest.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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HIS160 Latin America Before Independence Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of the history and people of Latin America from indigenous origins to independence. Includes theory and geography, indigenous Latin America, European background, colonial economy and society, and resistance and movements for independence in Latin America.
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Recommendation: Placement on PCC assessment tests above REA 091 and into WRT 101.
Information: Course meets the AGEC Special Requirements of "I" (Intensive Writing), "G" (Global Awareness) and "C" (Cultural Diversity). Students will have writing assignments that require college level skills, and writing quality will be graded.
Offered: Fall.
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HIS161 Modern Latin America Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of the history and people of Latin America from Independence to the present. Includes Post-Colonial consolidation, early Twentieth Century, United States - Latin America relations, guerrilla movements and reaction and Latin America today.
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Recommendation: HIS 160, and placement on PCC assessment exams above REA 091 and into WRT 101.
Information: Course meets the AGEC Special Requirements of "I" (Intensive Writing), "G" (Global Awareness), and "C" (Cultural Diversity). Students will have writing assignments that require college level skills, and writing quality will be graded.
Offered: Spring.
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HIS180 Women in Western History Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of women's history in the Western World from Antiquity to the Modern Age. Includes Ancient Near Eastern civilizations, women of the Classical World, medieval women, reformation and revolution in early modern and progressive eras, women and war in the Western World, and postwar social developments and movements.
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Offered: Spring.
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HIS232 The Politics and History of Immigration Credit Hours: 3.00
Examines the politics of immigration in the United States and the phenomenon of emigration in a global context. Includes analyses of the history of immigration as a result of the country's political economy and its evolution and the role of immigration in the socio-political and economic development of the nation.
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Information: Same as POS 232.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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HIS240 Medieval History Credit Hours: 3.00
A survey of the medieval period of Western Civilization from A.D. 410-1453. Includes an examination of the major political, military, social, economic, religious, artistic, and intellectual events of the Middle Ages.
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HIS244 Western America Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of the patterns of American expansion and settlement in the Western United States. Includes mythology and terminology surrounding the West, factors that made the West, political power and warfare, cultural and gender contributions to the West, and historiographers of the American West.
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HIS245 Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War Credit Hours: 3.00
Overview of the American Civil War. Includes a survey of conditions that led to the American Civil War; an examination of the major political, military, social and economic events of the Civil War; and a treatment of the impact of the Civil War on the United States and the impact of the Civil War on the United States and the Confederate States of America. Also includes an emphasis on the political career of Abraham Lincoln and the destruction of slavery.
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Offered: Fall.
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HIS254 History of Women in the United States: The 20th Century Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of American women's history from 1900 to the present. Includes early 20th century gender, race/ethnicity, class formation, women and war, civil rights, feminist, and other social movements, and feminism's change since the 1970's.
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HIS274 The Holocaust Credit Hours: 3.00
Examines the causes, events and legacies of the Nazi assault on humanity. Includes the history of hate against the Jews in Europe, historical antecedents and preconditions of the Holocaust, the Third Reich and the creation of a racial state, the ?Final Solution? and the aftermath.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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HIS276 Tudor and Stuart England Credit Hours: 3.00
Examination of Tudor England politics, economics, culture, and military. Includes the Battle of Bosworth Field, the reigns of Henry VIII and Edward VI, through the Anglican Reformation to Mary the first Queen Regnant of England to the Golden Age of Elizabeth I that fueled New World exploration and high sea adventures. Also includes James I who unified England and Scotland, Charles I, the English Civil War, Charles II, and James II, who fell in the Glorious Revolution.
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HIS277 History of the Middle East: From the Rise of Islam to 1453 Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of the history, religion, and culture of Muslim societies. Includes the Middle East in the Sixth Century CE, Muhammad and Qur'an, Islam and the Islamic State, Fatamids, Seljuks, and the Crusades, Mongols, Mamlue Egypt, and the Ottoman Turks.
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HIS278 History of the Middle East: From 1453 to the Present Age Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of the history, religion and culture of the Islamic world from the fifteenth century through the modern period. Includes the Ottoman Empire, Safavid Empire, European imperialism and the early modern Middle East, world wars and the Middle East, and the modern Middle East.
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HIS280 History of the World Wars Credit Hours: 3.00
Survey of the two world wars of the twentieth century. Includes prelude to war, outbreak of the Great War, war of two fronts, inter-war years, World War II, and post war world. Also includes changes created in society, government, and international relations as a result of the two wars.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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HIS281 Cold War: Soviet Confrontations and Vietnam Credit Hours: 3.00
Causes and effects of US-Soviet confrontations from WW II to 1994. Includes origins of the Cold War from WW II, initial Soviet probes, challenges in the Far East, probes and rhetoric, Soviet globalism, Vietnam, period of detente, end of detente, new challenge to Soviet Expansionism, and new vision and new world order.
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Information: This is a continuation course to HIS 280 History of the World Wars; however, HIS 280 is not a prerequisite. This course will require a college level reading ability.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
HIS284 Modern Israel and Arab/Israeli Relations Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the modern State of Israel, Arab/Israeli relations, and the United States involvement in the Middle East, from the rise of Zionism in 19th century Europe to the present. Includes origins of modern Israel and Arab/Israeli relationships up to 1917, Palestine mandate, Zionist state-building, and Jewish/Arab relations up to 1948, State of Israel relations with Arab States, search for security, and U.S.'s role between 1948-1967, Arab/Israeli/Palestinian relations, quest for peace, and US.'s role between 1967-1984, Palestinian/Arab/Israeli relations and U.S.'s involvement in global and regional events from 1984 to the present.
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HIS296 Independent Study in History Credit Hours: 1-3.00
Independent study in history. Includes topic identification, research plan, data gathering, and presentation of findings.
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Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: May be taken two times for a maximum of three credit hours.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.