Honors College Courses


  • HIST-H 105 American History I (3 cr.) I. Colonial period, Revolution, Confederation and Constitution, national period to 1865. II. 1865 to present. Political history forms framework, with economic, social, cultural, and intellectual history interwoven. Introduction to historical literature, source material, and criticism.
  • HIST-H 113 History of Western Civilization I (3 cr.) I. Rise and fall of ancient civilizations; barbarian invasions; rise, flowering, and disruption of medieval church; feudalism, national monarchies. II. Rise of middle class; parliamentary institutions, liberalism, political democracy; industrial revolution, capitalism, and socialist movements; nationalism, imperialism, international rivalries, world wars.