HISTORY Courses

HISTORY Courses


HI–121 WORLD HISTORY I
FALL/SPRING/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

This course is a comprehensive study of world history from the formation of early complex societies to 1500.

 

HI–122 WORLD HISTORY II
FALL/SPRING/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

This course is a comprehensive study of world history from 1500 to the present.

 

HI–201 EARLY AMERICA
FALL/SPRING/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

In this course, students will survey the principal historical developments in the United States from colonial times to the end of Reconstruction in 1877.

 

HI–202 MODERN AMERICA
FALL/SPRING/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

In this course, students will survey the principal historical developments in the United States from the end of Reconstruction in 1877 to the present.

 

HI–211 HISTORY OF GUAM
FALL/SPRING/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

This course surveys the political, socio-cultural, economic, and military history of Guam and its people since ancient times, reviewing historical changes through the eras of Spanish, Japanese and American colonial rule.

 

HI–243 HISTORY OF MICRONESIA
FALL ONLY/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

This course is an introduction to the traditional and western history of the Micronesian islands.

 

HI–306 MODERN AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY
SPRING ONLY/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

The subject matter of this course covers the growth and development of the United States Armed Forces from 1914 to the present, including the role of the American military in the preservation and development of the nation.

 

HI–308 THE HISTORIANS' CRAFT
FALL ONLY/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

This course introduced students to basic skills in the historian's trade, including the identification and analysis of primary and secondary source material, coverage of oral interviewing protocol, and an examination of some of the diverse theoretical approaches that inform historical reconstructions and interpretations of the past.

 

HI–313 RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES IN HISTORY
FALL ONLY/ODD YEARS

3 credit hours

This course covers the analysis and use of historical sources, as well as an evaluation of historical research methods, and requires the completion of a substantial research paper. Prerequisite: HI308 or consent of instructor.

 

HI–371 HISTORY OF EAST ASIA TO 1600
FALL ONLY

3 credit hours

This course focuses on the characteristics of East Asian civilizations as they developed in pre-modern China, Japan, and Korea.

 

HI–372 HISTORY OF EAST ASIA SINCE 1600
SPRING ONLY/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

This course examines continuity and change in East Asia (China, Japan and Korea) since 1600.

 

HI–406 THE US IN RECENT TIMES
FALL ONLY/ODD YEARS

3 credit hours

Students in this course explore the major social, economic, cultural, diplomatic, and political developments in the United States since 1945.

 

HI–409 DIPLOMATIC HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES
FALL ONLY/EVEN YEARS

3 credit hours

Covering the period 1898 to the present, this course examines the emergence of the United States as a world power, and the factors that influenced the conduct of America's foreign policy.

 

HI–420 TOPICS IN WESTERN HISTORY
SPRING ONLY/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

This course is an intensive study of a specific topic or problem in Western History. With different subject matter, the course may be taken more than once for credit.

 

HI–420G TOPICS IN WESTERN HISTORY
SPRING ONLY/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

This course is an intensive study of a specific topic or problem in Western History. With different subject matter, the course may be taken more than once for credit. Prerequisite: HI121 or HI122.

 

HI–441 HISTORY OF THE PHILIPPINES
FALL ONLY/ODD YEARS

3 credit hours

Students in this course survey Philippine history and society from earliest times to the present.

 

HI–444 MODERN PACIFIC HISTORY FROM 1850 TO THE PRESENT
SPRING ONLY/EVEN YEARS

3 credit hours

This course covers colonial and post-colonial rule in the Pacific.

 

HI–444G MODERN PACIFIC HISTORY FROM 1850 TO THE PRESENT
SPRING ONLY/EVEN YEARS

3 credit hours

This course covers colonial and post-colonial rule in the Pacific. Prerequisite: HI121 or HI122.

 

HI–450 TOPICS IN PACIFIC HISTORY
SPRING ONLY/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

This course is an intensive study of a specific topic or problem in Pacific History. With different subject matter, this course may be taken more than once for credit.

 

HI–450G TOPICS IN PACIFIC HISTORY
SPRING ONLY/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

This course is an intensive study of a specific topic or problem in Pacific History. With different subject matter, this course may be taken more than once for credit. Prerequisite: HI121 or HI122.

 

HI–455 TOPICS IN PRE-MODERN HISTORY
AS REQUIRED/AS REQUIRED

3 credit hours

This course is an intensive study of a specific topic problem in Pre-Modern History. With different subject matter, the course may be taken more than once for credit.

 

HI–474 HISTORY OF MODERN JAPAN
SPRING ONLY/EVEN YEARS

3 credit hours

This course focuses on the political, social, diplomatic, and economic development of modern Japan from the beginning of the Tokugawa Shogunate (1603) to the present. Attention is also given to Japan's response to the West.

 

HI–474G HISTORY OF MODERN JAPAN
SPRING ONLY/EVEN YEARS

3 credit hours

This course focuses on the political, social, diplomatic, and economic development of modern Japan from the beginning of the Tokugawa Shogunate (1603) to the present. Attention is also given to Japan's response to the west.

 

HI–476 HISTORY OF MODERN CHINA
FALL ONLY/ODD YEARS

3 credit hours

This course examines the transition from traditional to modern China. China's entry into the modern world, and China under the Communist regime.

 

HI–478 THE HISTORY OF MODERN KOREA
AS REQUIRED/AS REQUIRED

3 credit hours

This course emphasizes the evolution of Korea from the Yi Dynasty (1392-1910) to the present.

 

HI–478G THE HISTORY OF MODERN KOREA
FALL ONLY/EVEN YEARS

3 credit hours

This course emphasizes the evolution of Korea from the Yi Dynasty (1392-1910) to the present. Prerequisite: HI122.

 

HI–480 TOPICS IN ASIAN HISTORY
FALL ONLY/AS REQUIRED

3 credit hours

This course is an intensive study of specific topic or problem in Asian history. With different subject matter, the course may be taken more than once for credit.

 

HI–480G TOPICS IN ASIAN HISTORY
FALL ONLY/ALL YEARS

3 credit hours

This course is an intensive study of a specific topic or problem in Asian History. With different subject matter, this course may be taken more than once for credit. Prerequisite: HI121 or HI122.

 

HI–492 CAPSTONE IN HISTORY

1 - 3 credit hours

This course is intended to provide upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in history and related fields an opportunity to gain practical experience in teaching world history. Students enrolled will observe lectures and perform pedagogical tasks for the 100-level class (HI122) as well as attend additional training and planning sessions during the week. The course will be divided into three parts: the first will focus on preparing a course in world history; the second will explore effective teaching techniques and introduce tools and materials used during the semester; the third section will explore how to evaluate student work and determine the effectiveness of one's own performance teaching in the classroom.