MOBILE SITE
Click to access the LWC Homepage!
print e-mail
History

HIST

1033 -- U. S. History: 1492 to 1865 -- 3 credit hours
Surveys the social, economic, cultural, and political development of the United States from the Age of Discovery through the Civil War.  Focuses on topics such as early exploration, the American Revolution, the early development of American democracy, the Old South and slavery, Westward expansion, and the Civil War.  Course rotation: Fall.  General Education: Core -- Inquiry & Analysis.

1043 -- U.S. History: 1865 to Present -- 3 credit hours
Surveys the social, economic, cultural, and political development of the United States from the Reconstruction Era to the recent past.  Focuses on topics such as the world wars, the Great Depression and New Deal, the Cold War, Vietnam, and Watergate.  Course rotation: Spring.  General Education: Core -- Inquiry & Analysis.

2233 -- World Civilization I: Prehistory to 1500 -- 3 credit hours
Studies the development of civilization in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas down to the age of European colonialism.  Primary emphasis is given to the unique social and cultural characteristics of each civilization.  Course rotation: Fall.  General Education: Core -- Engaged Local & Global Citizenship.

2243 -- World Civilization II: 1500 to Present -- 3 credit hours
Studies the development of civilization throughout the world from the beginning of the 16th century to the present.  The evolution of cultures and the progress of major social, economic, political, and intellectual trends are studied as a means of understanding the modern world.  Course rotation: Spring.  General Education: Core -- Application & Integration of Knowledge.

3033 -- Colonial America -- 3 credit hours
Examines American political, social, cultural, and economic development to 1776.  Includes topics such as early exploration, Native American contact, race, and the imperial relationship. Prerequisite: HIST 1033 or   instructor's permission.  General Education: Intermediate -- Communication; Intermediate -- Inquiry & Analysis.

3053 -- Age of Jackson -- 3 credit hours
Studies the Age of Andrew Jackson from political and social/cultural perspectives.  Special attention is given to the rise of Jacksonian democracy and its impact on American politics. Prerequisite: HIST 1033 or instructor's permission.  General Education: Intermediate -- Communication; Intermediate -- Inquiry & Analysis.

3063 -- A History of the Old South -- 3 credit hours
Examines the social, economic, cultural, and political development of the Antebellum South.  Focuses on topics such as slavery, the pro-slavery argument, the development of Southern nationalism, and plantation life.  Prerequisite: HIST 1033 or instructor's permission.

3073 -- Civil War & Reconstruction -- 3 credit hours
Examines the Civil War Era of American history. Focuses on the sectional conflict preceding secession, the political and military aspects of the Civil War, and the political and social issues involved in Reconstruction.  Prerequisites: HIST 1033 and HIST 1043 or instructor's permission.

3093 -- Diplomatic History of the United States -- 3 credit hours
Focuses on the major problems and issues in American foreign policy from independence to the present.  Special attention is given to the isolationist tradition, expansionism, American imperialism, the United States' entry into the world wars, and the Cold War.  Prerequisite:  HIST 1033 or HIST 1043 or instructor's permission.

3103 -- Kentucky Studies -- 3 credit hours
Examines the history, literature, geography, folklore, and culture of Kentucky.  Prerequisite: Junior standing or above.

3143 -- Women in the American Experience -- 3 credit hours
Studies the social, cultural, economic, and political forces shaping women's lives from the pre-Colonial period to the present.  This course will focus on the variety of women's experiences and examine the intersections of race, class, and ethnicity.  Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or above.

3233 -- Ancient History -- 3 credit hours
Focuses on the beginnings of civilization in the Near East, the development of Greek civilization, and the rise and decline of Roman civilization through A.D. 5th century.  Prerequisite: HIST 2233 or instructor's permission.

3243 -- Medieval Europe -- 3 credit hours
Studies the emergence and development of European civilization from the decline of Rome through the 14th century.  Prerequisite: HIST 2233 or instructor's permission.

3263 -- French Revolution & Napoleon -- 3 credit hours
This course provides a survey of the nature and significance of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic periods with special emphasis given to the social, economic, and political events leading up to the beginning of modern France.   Prerequisite: HIST 2243 or instructor's permission.

3303 -- Modern Europe Since 1789 -- 3 credit hours
Examines major aspects of Western European development since the French Revolution.  Prerequisite: HIST 2243 or instructor's permission.

3323 -- Revolution in the Modern World -- 3 credit hours
An analysis of revolution as a transforming force in the modern world beginning with the English Civil War and "Glorious Revolution" of the 17th century.  Emphasis is given to the development and impact of the French and Russian revolutions.  Prerequisite: HIST 2243 or instructor's permission.

3433 -- International History & Film -- 3 credit hours
Explores the relationship between history and film, in particular, how film can enhance one's understanding of the past. Incorporating written texts, emphasis will be placed on how films both illuminate and conceal basic historical truths and how the medium's demands can contribute to such ends.  Through related critical thinking exercises, students will work toward developing visual literacy.  Prerequisite: HIST 2233 or HIST 2243 or instructor's permission.

3633 -- Women in World History -- 3 credit hours
Studies the historical, social, cultural, economic and political forces shaping women's lives throughout history.  Focuses on the variety of women's experiences and examine the intersections of race, class, and ethnicity.  Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

4903 -- History Seminar -- 3 credit hours
A capstone course which emphasizes historical research and writing, intensive reading, discussion of selected historical topics in a seminar setting.  Prerequisites: Senior standing or instructor's permission and history or social science major.  General Education: Mastery -- Communication; Mastery -- Inquiry & Analysis.

 

Feedback and CommentsSite MapDirections  
Every Student, Every Day
2008 Lindsey Wilson College
210 Lindsey Wilson St. Columbia, Ky 42728
Local: (270) 384-2126
Fax: (270) 384-8200
Toll Free: (800) 264-0138
e-mail: info@lindsey.edu