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History

 

Program Overview

If you want to better comprehend what’s going on in the world today, you need to understand what has happened in the past. Today’s events do not occur in isolation — they are part of a continuity, a web of interconnected events around the world, stretching back through time. Studying history will give you a sense of our place in this timeline.

Our History program will provide you with a deeper and more informed perspective of the world we live in and the cultures that inhabit it. Get ready to delve into the past, whether it’s world, eastern, western, or American history. The program provides the first two years of a four-year curriculum if you wish to continue on to a four-year institution and specialize in history.

Going on for a bachelor’s or post-graduate degree in history can open the door to various fields, including post-secondary teaching, law, library and archival studies, and museum studies.

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
George Santayana

Don't condemn yourself, learn about history.

HIS100 -- History of Western Civilization to the Middle Ages
HIS101 -- History of Western Civilization, Middle Ages to 1789
HIS102 -- History of Western Civilization 1789 to Present
HIS103 -- U.S. History to 1870
HIS104 -- U.S. History 1870 to Present
HIS106 -- Southwest History
HIS110 -- World History to 1500-
HIS111 -- World History 1500 to Present
HIS113 -- History of Eastern Civilization to 1850
HIS114 -- History of Eastern Civilization, 1850 to Present
HIS201 -- History of Women in America
HIS203 -- African-American History I
HIS273 -- U.S. Experience in Vietnam
HIS277 -- The Modern Middle East

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