Liberty and Tyranny

Liberty and Tyranny examines liberty and tyranny as opposing ideological principles in the governing of peoples and nations. Students study power centers and the abuses of power; the rule of […]

United States History to 1877

United States History to 1877 is a survey of American history from earliest colonial settlements to the conclusion of the Civil War/Reconstruction Period. The course emphasizes the European discovery of […]

Modern Western Civilization (1500 to Present)

Modern Western Civilization examines the cultural, political, economic, and religious evolution of Western thought and the development of Western Civilization from 1500 to the present. The course explores the decline […]

Ancient Western Civilization (Pre-history to 1500)

Ancient Western Civilization introduces students to the development of institutions, ideologies, and events that shaped the foundations of Western Civilization. The course explores the origins and evolution of Western civilization […]

United States in the Great Depression

United States in the Great Depression offers an in-depth examination of the economic, political, cultural, and social impact and consequences of the events occurring between years 1929 and 1941. The […]

America in the 20th Century

America in the 20th Century offers a survey of U.S. history from 1900 to the turn of the century focusing on areas of social, economic, political, and diplomatic interest. (Co-requisite: […]

Contemporary World Issues

Contemporary World Issues explores the complex interactions between nations and peoples in today’s world. This course provides historical background to broach a number of contemporary global issues. Given that these […]