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SURVEY COURSES WORLD HISTORY

34-101. WORLD CIVILIZATION TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. 3:3:0
A survey of the growth of the great cultures from ancient times to the 18th century. Credit: three hours.

34-102. WORLD CIVILIZATION FROM THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. 3:3:0
A survey of the growth of the great cultures of the modern world from the 18th century to the present. The major emphasis of the course is on the trends and developments of the 20th century. Credit: three hours.

34-104. HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT OF DELAWARE. 1:1:0
A survey course in the history and government of Delaware. Credit: one hour.

34-201. AMERICAN CIVILIZATION TO 1865. 3:3:0
A course that covers the period from 1492 to the close of the Civil War. Cultural and economic developments are given emphasis. Credit: three hours.

34-202. AMERICAN CIVILIZATION FROM 1865. 3:3:0
A study that concentrates on the United States from 1865 to the present with emphasis on the trends and developments of the 20th century. Credit: three hours.

34-203. THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE TO 1865. 3:3:0
An historical and analytical study of African Americans from the colonial era to the end of the Civil War. It includes the study of the cultural heritage of African Americans, their contributions to the building of America, including the economic and political institutions, and the role of African Americans in the expansion of American freedom, liberty, and democracy. Credit: three hours.

34-204. THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE FROM 1865. 3:3:0
A study of African American life from Reconstruction to the present. It focuses on the challenges of achieving racial justice and equality in the face of adversity. This course looks at protest movements leading to institutional reform, African American contributions to the creation of a modern urban culture, overall American economic prosperity, and global power and leadership. Credit: three hours.

34-333. AFRICAN AMERICANS IN COLONIAL AND REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA. 3:3:0
This course covers African American history from the first arrival of Africans at Jamestown in 1619. It looks at the development of an African American culture, the contribution of African Americans to the building of America, and their role in the American Revolution. It ends with the adoption of the United States Constitution. Prerequisite: History 201 and History 203. Credit: three hours.

34-334. AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THE BUILDING OF A NATION, 1789-1865. 3:3:0
An upper division course which covers a study of African Americans and their contribution to the establishment of a republic in America, westward expansion, defense of the country, and the establishment of freedom for millions during the Civil War. Prerequisite: History 201 or History 203. Credit: three hours.

34-335. AFRICAN AMERICANS FROM RECONSTRUCTION THROUGH WORLD WAR I. 3:3:0
A study of African Americans' struggle to achieve racial justice and equality during the Reconstruction Era and the challenge to their freedom during the Jim Crow Era. This course also covers African Americans and the settlement of the West, the farming the South, and the industrialization of the North. It also investigates their role in the wars fought by the United States covering federal military occupation in the South, the Plains Native American Wars, the Spanish American War, the Philippines War, and World War I. Prerequisite: History 202 or History 204. Credit: three hours.

34-336. AFRICAN AMERICANS AND MODERN AMERICA, 1919 TO THE PRESENT. 3:3:0
This covers the contributions of African Americans to the establishment of an urban-based, modern culture in the United States beginning with the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s. It will cover the challenges of surviving the devastation of the Great Depression, fighting Jim Crow and the fascists in World War II, and the struggle for Civil Rights during the Cold War Era. It will end with the contemporary America in the Post Modern and Post Cold War World taking a global perspective. Prerequisite: History 202 or History 204. Credit: three hours.

34-420. AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY FROM THE COLONIAL ERA THROUGH 1877: SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on a selected topic in African American history from colonial times through the end of Reconstruction. Credit: three hours.

34-421. AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY, 1877 TO THE PRESENT: SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on selected topics in African American history from the end of Reconstruction to present. Credit: three hours.

UPPER DIVISION COURSES: UNITED STATES HISTORY CONCENTRATION

34-323. COLONIAL AMERICA, 1492-1763. 3:3:0
This course will cover Native American history before European contact with a focus on North America. It will investigate the cultural, political, economic institutions of the Native Americans. It will study the exploration and settlement of the New World by the Europeans, especially the English colonies in North America, and the development of colonial society. Prerequisite: History 201 or History 203. Credit: three hours.

34-324. REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA AND THE EARLY REPUBLIC, 1763-1814. 3:3:0
A study of the American Revolution, the framing of the Constitution, and the formation of the early republic through the second war for independence, the War of 1812. Prerequisites: History 201 or History 203. Credit: three hours.

34-325. NATIONAL PERIOD, 1815-1877. 3:3:0
The study of the development of the new American nation, its westward expansion, cultural, political, and economic patterns, sectionalism leading to the Civil War, and the effect of that conflict on American life during Reconstruction. Prerequisites: History 201 or History 203. Credit: three hours.

34-326. THE GILDED AGE, 1877-1896. 3:3:0
A study of the battle for the West, the development of a nationwide industrial and commercial system, growth of urban life, major cultural developments produced by social and intellectual revolutions, the New South and Jim Crow, and workers' and farmers' protest movements. Prerequisites: History 202 and History 204. Credit: three hours.

34-327. THE PROGRESSIVE AND MODERN ERA, 1896-1945. 3:3:0
This course focuses on the end of isolationism beginning in the 1890s through the emergence as a global power in 1945 studying the Spanish- American, the Philippines War, World War I, and World War II. It covers progressive reform movements focusing on business regulation, urban, state, and national political reform, social work, and rural reform. Beginning with the 1920s, it will study the emergence of modern American and the second industrial revolution producing economic and cultural change through the challenges of the Great Depression. Prerequisites: History 202 and History 204. Credit: three hours.

34-328. AMERICA FROM 1945 TO THE PRESENT. 3:3:0
A study of the changes in American life since 1945, new global perspectives, and the problems of contemporary life in America. Prerequisites: History 202 and History 204. Credit: three hours.

34-433. COLONIAL HISTORY (1492-1763): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on selected topics in American colonial history from 1492 to 1763. Credit: three hours.

34-434. REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA (1763-1790): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in the American Revolutionary Era to the ratification of the Constitution. Credit: three hours.

34-435. THE EARLY REPUBLIC (1790-1815): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:30
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of the early republic years through the end of the War of 1812. Credit: three hours.

34-436. THE NATIONAL PERIOD (1815-1860). 3:3:0
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of the National Period from the end of the War of 1812 through the beginning of the Civil War Era. Credit: three hours.

34-437. THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION (1860-1877): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of the Civil War ERA through Reconstruction. Credit: three hours.

34-438. THE GILDED AGE (1877-1896): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of the Gilded Age, 1877-1896. Credit: three hours.

34-439. THE PROGRESSIVE ERA (1896-1919): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of the Progressive Era, 1896-1919. Credit: three hours.

34-440. THE EARLY MODERN ERA (1920-1941). 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of the early modern era, 1920-1941. Credit: three hours.

34-441. THE WORLD WAR II ERA THROUGH THE KOREAN WAR (1941-1952): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of World war II and the beginning of the Cold War through the Korean War. Credit: three hours.

34-442. MODERN AMERICAN HISTORY (1953-1975): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in American History from 1953 through 1975 covering cultural history and the Vietnam War. Credit: three hours.

34-443. CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN (1975 TO THE PRESENT): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on selected topics in contemporary American history from 1975. Credit: three hours.

34-461. SEMINAR IN AMERICAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
Prerequisite: History 201 or 34-107 African-American Experience to 1865 and History 202 or History 108 Recent Black Experience, depending on the topic. Credit: three hours.

34-466. SEMINAR IN BLACK STUDIES. 3:3:0
Credit: three hours.

UPPER DIVISION COURSES: EUROPEAN HISTORY CONCENTRATION

34-301. ENGLAND TO 1688. 3:3:0
The founding of the English national state and the political, cultural, and economic development of early modern England and the Commonwealth. Prerequisite: History 101. (May be offered as a European History elective.) Credit: three hours.

34-302. ENGLAND AND THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FROM 1688. 3:3:0
Political, economic, and cultural growth of modern England and the Commonwealth. Prerequisite: History 102. (May be offered as a European or World History elective). Credit: three hours.

34-319. ANCIENT HISTORY TO THE FIFTH CENTURY A.D. 3:3:0
This course details the evolution of ancient civilizations in Mesopotamia and Egypt and describes the contributions of the Greeks, Hellenistic, and Roman cultures. Prerequisite: History 101. Credit: three hours.

34-320. MEDIEVAL EUROPE FROM 500 A.D. TO 1500 A.D. 3:3:0
The history and civilization of Europe is examined with particular attention being paid to the development of institutions and ideas that characterize Western Culture. Prerequisite: History 101. Credit: three hours.

34-321. EARLY MODERN EUROPE FROM 1500 A.D. TO 1815 A.D. 3:3:0
The Renaissance, Reformation, and Enlightenment are highlighted with particular emphasis on the emergence of Humanism, Science, and Rationalism. Prerequisite: History 102. Credit: three hours.

34-322. MODERN EUROPE FROM 1815 TO THE PRESENT. 3:3:0
A study of the principal cultural, economic, and political developments in Europe since the French Revolution and an introduction to recent historical scholarship. Prerequisite: History 102. Credit: three hours.

34-332. HISTORY OF RUSSIA. 3:3:0
A study of Russian History from the emergence of the first Slavic settlements to the rise of the modern Soviet state. Political, economic, and intellectual trends are highlighted. Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102. (May be offered as a European or World History elective.) Credit: three hours.

34-344. INDEPENDENT STUDY IN HISTORY. 3:3:0
An intensive investigation of a topic within the discipline of History under the guidance of a faculty member. Course requirements include regular conferences relating to a research paper or other appropriate project. Prerequisites: Consent of the instructor, execution of a written agreement describing the subject and scope of the research project prior to enrollment, and 15 hours of prior course work in History. Credit: three hours.

462. SEMINAR IN EUROPEAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102 depending on the topic. Credit: three hours.

UPPER DIVISION COURSES: WORLD HISTORY CONCENTRATION

34-313. LATIN AMERICA TO 1824. 3:3:0
The history of Latin American from pre-Colombian times through the wars of independence. Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102. Credit: three hours.

34-314. LATIN AMERICA SINCE 1824. 3:3:0
The history of Latin America since independence, with special emphasis on conditions today, including the relations of Latin America with the United States and the rest of the world. Prerequisite: History 102. Credit: three hours.

34-315. AFRICAN HISTORY TO 1884. 3:3:0
The history of Africa from earliest times to the Berlin Conference which signaled the division of Africa by the European powers. Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102. Credit: three hours.

34-316. AFRICAN HISTORY SINCE 1884. 3:3:0
The history of colonialism in Africa, the movement toward independence, and conditions in selected countries since independence. Prerequisite: History 102. Credit: three hours.

34-463. SEMINAR IN LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102 depending on the topic. Credit: three hours.

34-464. SEMINAR IN ASIAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102 depending on the topic. Credit: three hours.

34-465. SEMINAR IN AFRICAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102 depending on the topic. Credit: three hours.

NOTE: The list of seminar classes each semester will show the specific topic to be covered. Example: Seminar in American History-American Diplomatic History.

UPPER DIVISION ELECTIVES AND SPECIALTY COURSES

34-290. INTRODUCTION TO HISTORICAL METHODS. 3:3:0
This course is designed to introduce history majors, and others, to history as a social science discipline. The major emphasis of the course is on research methods, historical analysis, historical interpretation, historiography, and writing formal research papers. This course is a prerequisite for all History majors seeking to enter 300-400 level History course.

34-300. HISTORY OF DELAWARE. 3:3:0
The development of Delaware from colonial times to the present, the land, the people, the culture, the institutions. Resources of the state will be used and special projects will enable the students to play a part in preserving the rich heritage of the state. Prerequisite: History 201 or History 202. (May be offered as an American History elective). Credit: three hours.

34-312. AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY. 3:3:0
This course examines the history of American military forces from the Revolution against Britain through the Gulf War. The causes of war, as well as its prevention, are emphasized. Credit: three hours.

34-445. TEACHING HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL. 3:3:0
Instruction in current methods, materials and appropriate activities for effective teaching of social science in secondary schools including preparation of lesson plans, units and projects, demonstrations, visits to schools and discussions on special problems in teaching social science. Emphasis is placed on technological advances and their application to the modern classroom experience. Emphasis is placed on technological advances and their application to the modern classroom experience. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Credit: three hours.

34-446. RESEARCH METHODS IN HISTORY. 3:3:0
This an advanced level course which focuses on methods of historical research, including the use of archives, library research skills, and accessing government documents. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior level. Credit: three hours.

34-447. COMPUTER SKILLS IN HISTORICAL RESEARCH. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on the use of the computer, including word processing, spread sheets, data bases, graphics and publishing programs. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior level. Credit: three hours.

34-448. HISTORIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on the study of various schools of thought and interpretation in the writing of American History. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior level. Credit: three hours.

34-429. A HISTORIOGRAPHY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on the study of various schools of thought and interpretation in the writing of African American History. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior level. Credit: three hours.

34-470. HISTORY INTERNSHIP. 3:3:0
Students interested in an internship experience with a private historical group or a local, state, or federal government agent should consult with the department chairperson for program information. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior level. Credit: three to twelve hours.

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SURVEY COURSES WORLD HISTORY

34-101. WORLD CIVILIZATION TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. 3:3:0
A survey of the growth of the great cultures from ancient times to the 18th century. Credit: three hours.

34-102. WORLD CIVILIZATION FROM THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. 3:3:0
A survey of the growth of the great cultures of the modern world from the 18th century to the present. The major emphasis of the course is on the trends and developments of the 20th century. Credit: three hours.

34-104. HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT OF DELAWARE. 1:1:0
A survey course in the history and government of Delaware. Credit: one hour.

34-201. AMERICAN CIVILIZATION TO 1865. 3:3:0
A course that covers the period from 1492 to the close of the Civil War. Cultural and economic developments are given emphasis. Credit: three hours.

34-202. AMERICAN CIVILIZATION FROM 1865. 3:3:0
A study that concentrates on the United States from 1865 to the present with emphasis on the trends and developments of the 20th century. Credit: three hours.

34-203. THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE TO 1865. 3:3:0
An historical and analytical study of African Americans from the colonial era to the end of the Civil War. It includes the study of the cultural heritage of African Americans, their contributions to the building of America, including the economic and political institutions, and the role of African Americans in the expansion of American freedom, liberty, and democracy. Credit: three hours.

34-204. THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE FROM 1865. 3:3:0
A study of African American life from Reconstruction to the present. It focuses on the challenges of achieving racial justice and equality in the face of adversity. This course looks at protest movements leading to institutional reform, African American contributions to the creation of a modern urban culture, overall American economic prosperity, and global power and leadership. Credit: three hours.

34-333. AFRICAN AMERICANS IN COLONIAL AND REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA. 3:3:0
This course covers African American history from the first arrival of Africans at Jamestown in 1619. It looks at the development of an African American culture, the contribution of African Americans to the building of America, and their role in the American Revolution. It ends with the adoption of the United States Constitution. Prerequisite: History 201 and History 203. Credit: three hours.

34-334. AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THE BUILDING OF A NATION, 1789-1865. 3:3:0
An upper division course which covers a study of African Americans and their contribution to the establishment of a republic in America, westward expansion, defense of the country, and the establishment of freedom for millions during the Civil War. Prerequisite: History 201 or History 203. Credit: three hours.

34-335. AFRICAN AMERICANS FROM RECONSTRUCTION THROUGH WORLD WAR I. 3:3:0
A study of African Americans' struggle to achieve racial justice and equality during the Reconstruction Era and the challenge to their freedom during the Jim Crow Era. This course also covers African Americans and the settlement of the West, the farming the South, and the industrialization of the North. It also investigates their role in the wars fought by the United States covering federal military occupation in the South, the Plains Native American Wars, the Spanish American War, the Philippines War, and World War I. Prerequisite: History 202 or History 204. Credit: three hours.

34-336. AFRICAN AMERICANS AND MODERN AMERICA, 1919 TO THE PRESENT. 3:3:0
This covers the contributions of African Americans to the establishment of an urban-based, modern culture in the United States beginning with the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s. It will cover the challenges of surviving the devastation of the Great Depression, fighting Jim Crow and the fascists in World War II, and the struggle for Civil Rights during the Cold War Era. It will end with the contemporary America in the Post Modern and Post Cold War World taking a global perspective. Prerequisite: History 202 or History 204. Credit: three hours.

34-420. AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY FROM THE COLONIAL ERA THROUGH 1877: SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on a selected topic in African American history from colonial times through the end of Reconstruction. Credit: three hours.

34-421. AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY, 1877 TO THE PRESENT: SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on selected topics in African American history from the end of Reconstruction to present. Credit: three hours.

UPPER DIVISION COURSES: UNITED STATES HISTORY CONCENTRATION

34-323. COLONIAL AMERICA, 1492-1763. 3:3:0
This course will cover Native American history before European contact with a focus on North America. It will investigate the cultural, political, economic institutions of the Native Americans. It will study the exploration and settlement of the New World by the Europeans, especially the English colonies in North America, and the development of colonial society. Prerequisite: History 201 or History 203. Credit: three hours.

34-324. REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA AND THE EARLY REPUBLIC, 1763-1814. 3:3:0
A study of the American Revolution, the framing of the Constitution, and the formation of the early republic through the second war for independence, the War of 1812. Prerequisites: History 201 or History 203. Credit: three hours.

34-325. NATIONAL PERIOD, 1815-1877. 3:3:0
The study of the development of the new American nation, its westward expansion, cultural, political, and economic patterns, sectionalism leading to the Civil War, and the effect of that conflict on American life during Reconstruction. Prerequisites: History 201 or History 203. Credit: three hours.

34-326. THE GILDED AGE, 1877-1896. 3:3:0
A study of the battle for the West, the development of a nationwide industrial and commercial system, growth of urban life, major cultural developments produced by social and intellectual revolutions, the New South and Jim Crow, and workers' and farmers' protest movements. Prerequisites: History 202 and History 204. Credit: three hours.

34-327. THE PROGRESSIVE AND MODERN ERA, 1896-1945. 3:3:0
This course focuses on the end of isolationism beginning in the 1890s through the emergence as a global power in 1945 studying the Spanish- American, the Philippines War, World War I, and World War II. It covers progressive reform movements focusing on business regulation, urban, state, and national political reform, social work, and rural reform. Beginning with the 1920s, it will study the emergence of modern American and the second industrial revolution producing economic and cultural change through the challenges of the Great Depression. Prerequisites: History 202 and History 204. Credit: three hours.

34-328. AMERICA FROM 1945 TO THE PRESENT. 3:3:0
A study of the changes in American life since 1945, new global perspectives, and the problems of contemporary life in America. Prerequisites: History 202 and History 204. Credit: three hours.

34-433. COLONIAL HISTORY (1492-1763): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on selected topics in American colonial history from 1492 to 1763. Credit: three hours.

34-434. REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA (1763-1790): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in the American Revolutionary Era to the ratification of the Constitution. Credit: three hours.

34-435. THE EARLY REPUBLIC (1790-1815): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:30
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of the early republic years through the end of the War of 1812. Credit: three hours.

34-436. THE NATIONAL PERIOD (1815-1860). 3:3:0
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of the National Period from the end of the War of 1812 through the beginning of the Civil War Era. Credit: three hours.

34-437. THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION (1860-1877): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of the Civil War ERA through Reconstruction. Credit: three hours.

34-438. THE GILDED AGE (1877-1896): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of the Gilded Age, 1877-1896. Credit: three hours.

34-439. THE PROGRESSIVE ERA (1896-1919): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of the Progressive Era, 1896-1919. Credit: three hours.

34-440. THE EARLY MODERN ERA (1920-1941). 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of the early modern era, 1920-1941. Credit: three hours.

34-441. THE WORLD WAR II ERA THROUGH THE KOREAN WAR (1941-1952): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on selected topics in the history of World war II and the beginning of the Cold War through the Korean War. Credit: three hours.

34-442. MODERN AMERICAN HISTORY (1953-1975): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced-level course which focuses on selected topics in American History from 1953 through 1975 covering cultural history and the Vietnam War. Credit: three hours.

34-443. CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN (1975 TO THE PRESENT): SELECTED TOPICS. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on selected topics in contemporary American history from 1975. Credit: three hours.

34-461. SEMINAR IN AMERICAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
Prerequisite: History 201 or 34-107 African-American Experience to 1865 and History 202 or History 108 Recent Black Experience, depending on the topic. Credit: three hours.

34-466. SEMINAR IN BLACK STUDIES. 3:3:0
Credit: three hours.

UPPER DIVISION COURSES: EUROPEAN HISTORY CONCENTRATION

34-301. ENGLAND TO 1688. 3:3:0
The founding of the English national state and the political, cultural, and economic development of early modern England and the Commonwealth. Prerequisite: History 101. (May be offered as a European History elective.) Credit: three hours.

34-302. ENGLAND AND THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FROM 1688. 3:3:0
Political, economic, and cultural growth of modern England and the Commonwealth. Prerequisite: History 102. (May be offered as a European or World History elective). Credit: three hours.

34-319. ANCIENT HISTORY TO THE FIFTH CENTURY A.D. 3:3:0
This course details the evolution of ancient civilizations in Mesopotamia and Egypt and describes the contributions of the Greeks, Hellenistic, and Roman cultures. Prerequisite: History 101. Credit: three hours.

34-320. MEDIEVAL EUROPE FROM 500 A.D. TO 1500 A.D. 3:3:0
The history and civilization of Europe is examined with particular attention being paid to the development of institutions and ideas that characterize Western Culture. Prerequisite: History 101. Credit: three hours.

34-321. EARLY MODERN EUROPE FROM 1500 A.D. TO 1815 A.D. 3:3:0
The Renaissance, Reformation, and Enlightenment are highlighted with particular emphasis on the emergence of Humanism, Science, and Rationalism. Prerequisite: History 102. Credit: three hours.

34-322. MODERN EUROPE FROM 1815 TO THE PRESENT. 3:3:0
A study of the principal cultural, economic, and political developments in Europe since the French Revolution and an introduction to recent historical scholarship. Prerequisite: History 102. Credit: three hours.

34-332. HISTORY OF RUSSIA. 3:3:0
A study of Russian History from the emergence of the first Slavic settlements to the rise of the modern Soviet state. Political, economic, and intellectual trends are highlighted. Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102. (May be offered as a European or World History elective.) Credit: three hours.

34-344. INDEPENDENT STUDY IN HISTORY. 3:3:0
An intensive investigation of a topic within the discipline of History under the guidance of a faculty member. Course requirements include regular conferences relating to a research paper or other appropriate project. Prerequisites: Consent of the instructor, execution of a written agreement describing the subject and scope of the research project prior to enrollment, and 15 hours of prior course work in History. Credit: three hours.

462. SEMINAR IN EUROPEAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102 depending on the topic. Credit: three hours.

UPPER DIVISION COURSES: WORLD HISTORY CONCENTRATION

34-313. LATIN AMERICA TO 1824. 3:3:0
The history of Latin American from pre-Colombian times through the wars of independence. Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102. Credit: three hours.

34-314. LATIN AMERICA SINCE 1824. 3:3:0
The history of Latin America since independence, with special emphasis on conditions today, including the relations of Latin America with the United States and the rest of the world. Prerequisite: History 102. Credit: three hours.

34-315. AFRICAN HISTORY TO 1884. 3:3:0
The history of Africa from earliest times to the Berlin Conference which signaled the division of Africa by the European powers. Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102. Credit: three hours.

34-316. AFRICAN HISTORY SINCE 1884. 3:3:0
The history of colonialism in Africa, the movement toward independence, and conditions in selected countries since independence. Prerequisite: History 102. Credit: three hours.

34-463. SEMINAR IN LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102 depending on the topic. Credit: three hours.

34-464. SEMINAR IN ASIAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102 depending on the topic. Credit: three hours.

34-465. SEMINAR IN AFRICAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
Prerequisite: History 101 or History 102 depending on the topic. Credit: three hours.

NOTE: The list of seminar classes each semester will show the specific topic to be covered. Example: Seminar in American History-American Diplomatic History.

UPPER DIVISION ELECTIVES AND SPECIALTY COURSES

34-290. INTRODUCTION TO HISTORICAL METHODS. 3:3:0
This course is designed to introduce history majors, and others, to history as a social science discipline. The major emphasis of the course is on research methods, historical analysis, historical interpretation, historiography, and writing formal research papers. This course is a prerequisite for all History majors seeking to enter 300-400 level History course.

34-300. HISTORY OF DELAWARE. 3:3:0
The development of Delaware from colonial times to the present, the land, the people, the culture, the institutions. Resources of the state will be used and special projects will enable the students to play a part in preserving the rich heritage of the state. Prerequisite: History 201 or History 202. (May be offered as an American History elective). Credit: three hours.

34-312. AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY. 3:3:0
This course examines the history of American military forces from the Revolution against Britain through the Gulf War. The causes of war, as well as its prevention, are emphasized. Credit: three hours.

34-445. TEACHING HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL. 3:3:0
Instruction in current methods, materials and appropriate activities for effective teaching of social science in secondary schools including preparation of lesson plans, units and projects, demonstrations, visits to schools and discussions on special problems in teaching social science. Emphasis is placed on technological advances and their application to the modern classroom experience. Emphasis is placed on technological advances and their application to the modern classroom experience. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Credit: three hours.

34-446. RESEARCH METHODS IN HISTORY. 3:3:0
This an advanced level course which focuses on methods of historical research, including the use of archives, library research skills, and accessing government documents. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior level. Credit: three hours.

34-447. COMPUTER SKILLS IN HISTORICAL RESEARCH. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on the use of the computer, including word processing, spread sheets, data bases, graphics and publishing programs. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior level. Credit: three hours.

34-448. HISTORIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on the study of various schools of thought and interpretation in the writing of American History. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior level. Credit: three hours.

34-429. A HISTORIOGRAPHY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY. 3:3:0
This is an advanced level course which focuses on the study of various schools of thought and interpretation in the writing of African American History. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior level. Credit: three hours.

34-470. HISTORY INTERNSHIP. 3:3:0
Students interested in an internship experience with a private historical group or a local, state, or federal government agent should consult with the department chairperson for program information. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior level. Credit: three to twelve hours.

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