We still have some room in these history courses that fulfill general education requirements!
Second 8 Week History Courses
US & World Since 1917 HIST 274; Hist&Philosoph Perspect course , and Western Compartv Cult course
10-11:50 MWF, 255 Armory CRN 64465
Over the course of the twentieth century the United States rose to superpower status, in the process profoundly shaping world affairs. Students will study the connections between U.S. and global history in this pivotal period. Explores the impact of the United States on world affairs from roughly 1917 through the end of the Cold War. Attention given to the perspectives of people affected by U.S. policies and the limits of U.S. power in the face of developments such as anticolonial nationalism and great power rivalries.
20thC World to Midcentury HIST 258; Hist&Philosoph Perspect course , and Western Compartv Cult course
11-12:50am MWF, 393 Bevier Hall CRN 47978
Economic, social, political, and cultural developments in twentieth-century world history from late nineteenth-century to Second World War era.
US Gender History Since 1877 HIST 286; Hist&Philosoph Perspect course
12-1:50 MWF, N107 Turner Hall, CRN 34132
Examines the experiences of women and men in modern America, focusing on variations according to class, race, ethnicity, religion, region, and sexual preference; considers the impact of social movements on gender politics; gender and the wars of the 20th century; gender, reform, and social welfare policy; and the place of popular culture in the production of gender ideologies.
20thC World from Midcentury HIST 259; Hist&Philosoph Perspect course , and Western Compartv Cult course
2-3:50 MWF, 310 DKH, CRN 45890
Economic, social, political, and cultural developments in twentieth-century world history from Second World War era to the present.
Medieval Europe HIST 247; Hist&Philosoph Perspect course , and Western Compartv Cult course
9-10:50 MWF, 311 Greg, CRN 34115
From the fragmentation of the Roman Empire to the formation of territorial monarchies, this course surveys the events, innovations, crises, and movements that shaped western Europe in a pivotal era known as “the Middle Ages.” Topics will include the spread of Christianity, the migration of peoples, fundamental changes in economic and social structures, the development of political institutions, the role of women, and the cultural achievements of different communities (the monastery, the town, the court).
United States History to 1815 HIST 270; Hist&Philosoph Perspect course , and Western Compartv Cult course
1-2:50pm, 134 Armory, CRN 54491
Social, economic, and political survey of the region and its relation to the evolving Atlantic community.
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Department of History
University of Illinois