History

  • History 1110 (IAI H2 901)
    Western Civilization Until 1600

    3  credit hours

    An examination of the development of Western Civilization until 1600. Themes such as the development of governments, religions, philosophy, the arts, and social and economic relationships will be analyzed. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 1120 (IAI H2 902)
    Western Civilization Since 1600

    3  credit hours

    An examination of the development of intellectual, social, economic, and political characteristics of modern Western Civilization. Themes such as the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, political revolutions, the rise of industry, the world wars, and the Cold War will be analyzed. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 1130 (IAI S2 900)
    History of the United States to 1865

    3  credit hours

    Survey of American history from the Pre-Columbian era through the U.S. Civil War: peoples and origins, colonial development, revolution, establishment of the U.S. Constitution, Early Republic, Age of Reform and Civil War. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 1140 (IAI S2 901)
    History of the United States Since 1865

    3  credit hours

    Survey of U.S. history from Reconstruction to the present: Reconstruction, Industrial Revolution, Progressive Era Politics, problems of 20th century include economic, political, cultural, international and social changes in the modern United States including 20th century major wars, Depression era, and the Cold War era. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 1160 (IAI H2 907)
    World Civilization Since 1300

    3  credit hours

    The history of the intellectual, political, social, economic and cultural development of world societies from the fourteenth century to the present. Examines landmark documents and artifacts that reflect world cultures. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 1800 
    Special Project

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for the discipline. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific discipline topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent (to be determined by the disciplines). This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of discipline-related concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.) This course may be taken four times for credit. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One

  • History 1820 
    Selected Topics

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One. (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • History 1824 
    Selected Topics in History

    2  credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (2 lecture hours)

  • History 1840 
    Independent Study

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • History 2200 
    Middle East History From 1500

    3  credit hours

    Course examines the history, culture, and identity of the people of the Middle East from 1500 to the present day. Topics include Middle Eastern cultural roots; the formation of distinctive identity; social, economic, cultural and political contributions; the unique issues and challenges of Middle Eastern people, and the role and legacy of their involvement in the history of the world. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2205 (IAI H2 903N)
    East Asian Civilization

    3  credit hours

    A survey of the political, social, economic and cultural changes in East Asia over the past 2,000 years, with a focus on the last 400 years. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2210 (IAI S2 907N)
    History and Culture of Africa

    3  credit hours

    An examination of the history and cultures of Africa. Themes such as the influence of geography, ethnic and cultural diversity, European domination, independence movements, and contemporary economic and political issued is analyzed. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2215 (IAI S2 916N)
    History and Culture of India

    3  credit hours

    A survey of the history and culture of India from the Indus Valley civilization to the present. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2220 (IAI H2 903N)
    History and Culture of China

    3  credit hours

    A survey of the history of China from the Hsia dynasty to the present, with emphasis on the cultural, political, social and religious aspects of Chinese society. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2225 (IAI H2 908)
    History and Culture of Russia

    3  credit hours

    A survey of the history and culture of Russia from earliest times to the present, including the adoption of Orthodoxy, the Mongol invasions, the development of a strong monarchy, Westernization, the Revolutions, and the Soviet State and its collapse. The course includes the development of Russian cultural, political and social institutions, as well as a discussion of the formation of its multi-ethnic and multi-cultural empire. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2230 (IAI H2 908)
    History and Culture of Japan

    3  credit hours

    A survey of the history and culture of Japan from the Neolithic Era to the present. Emphasis is placed on the political, social, economic, intellectual, religious and artistic aspects of Japanese culture. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2235 (IAI H2 903N)
    20th Century World History

    3  credit hours

    An examination of the world in the 20th century. Themes such as imperialism, colonialism, war, revolution, totalitarianism and globalization are analyzed. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2237 
    History of Terrorism

    3  credit hours

    Examines the history of terrorism in world history. Analyzes historical episodes of terrorism throughout the world in order to provide a greater understanding of the phenomenon. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2240 
    History and Culture of Latin America

    3  credit hours

    Description and analysis of factors shaping the development of Latin American civilization including pre-Columbian and European roots, colonial structure, independence movements, creation of modern states, and relations with the United States. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2242 
    African-American History

    3  credit hours

    Examines the history, culture, and identity of African-Americans in the United States from the colonial era to the present. Explores the unique challenges faced by African-Americans, as well as their contributions to the history of the United States. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2245 
    History and Culture of England

    3  credit hours

    An overview of the major political, social, economic, intellectual and cultural developments in the history of England from the Neolithic Age to the present. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2250 
    World War II and the Holocaust

    3  credit hours

    Examines the causes and course of World War II and the Holocaust, including the rise of fascism; European, Japanese, and U.S. imperialism in Asia; the course of the war in Europe and Asia; the home fronts of the belligerent countries; and the march toward the final solution. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2260 (IAI S2 901)
    United States Since 1945

    3  credit hours

    An in-depth examination of the United States since 1945. Themes such as the growth of the presidency, economic and social developments, and the United States in the world arena are analyzed. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2265 
    History of Illinois

    3  credit hours

    This course surveys Illinois history from the arrival of the first humans during the Paleolithic Era to the present. It also examines the interaction of ecological, social, cultural, economic, and political factors in their impact on Illinois' historical evolution. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2267 
    Native American History

    3  credit hours

    Examines the history, culture, and identity of Native Americans in the United States from the colonial era to the present. Explores the unique challenges faced by Native Americans, as well as their contributions to the history of the United States. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2270 
    History of Chicago

    3  credit hours

    An examination of the development of the urban, political, cultural, social and economic history of Chicago. Themes such as industrialization, immigration, the rise of labor, and the impact of national politics are analyzed. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • History 2800 
    Special Project

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for the discipline. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific discipline topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent (to be determined by the disciplines). This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of discipline-related concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.) Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One

  • History 2820 
    Advanced Selected Topics

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: At least one course in the discipline or consent of instructor. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • History 2860 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • History 2865 
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • History 2870 
    Internship (Transfer)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • History 2871 
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Transfer). Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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