HISTORY

Special topics courses will be available as need

and interest develop. Consult the semester

course schedule for these.

HS101 History of World Civilization I

(4,0) Fall 4

A study of world civilization from earliest time

through the baroque.

HS102 History of World Civilization

II

(4,0) Spring 4

A study of world civilization from the baroque to

the present.

HS131 United States History I

(4,0) Fall 4

A study of United States history from the

colonial settlement to the end of the American

Civil War in 1865.

HS132 United States History II

(4,0) Spring 4

A study of United States history from the end of

the Civil War to the present.

HS133 Labor History of the United

States

(4,0) (on demand) 4

A survey of labor history from the colonial period

to the present: political, economics and social

impact of American labor and the American labor

movement on the development of the United

States.

HS201 Classical World and Medieval

Europe

(4,0) on demand 4

A survey of Mediterranean civilization from the

Bronze Age to the eve of the Renaissance.

HS202 Renaissance, Reformation and

Baroque Europe

(4,0) on demand 4

A study of the political, institutional, religious,

social, economic and cultural developments from

1400 to 1700.

HS230 Survey of Native History of

North America

(4,0) (on demand) 4

A study of American Indian history from earliest

times to the present, with emphasis placed on

the historical development of Indian tribes

located in the Great Lakes region. Also listed as

NA230.

HS231 American Military History

(4,0) on demand 4

A general survey of American military history

with a specific emphasis on the Midwest and

Great Lakes regions. To utilize the unique

geographic location of LSSU, field trips to the

Straits of Mackinac and St. Josephs Island are a

part of the course.

HS235 History of Applied Science

and Technology

(4,0) on demand 4

An introductory study of the origins and

development of the applied sciences and

technology from 1790 to the present. This

survey will focus on the scientists, engineers and

inventors responsible for the rapid rise of

modern technology, industry, and business with

particular emphasis on the developments in

chemistry, metallurgy, electromagnetism,

thermodynamics and cybernetics. The impact of

these developments on the marketplace and

society in general will be a major concern.

HS301 History of England 1000

TO 1714

(4,0) on demand 4

These 700 years witness the formation and

maturing of most of the important political and

social institutions that have come to be the

Anglo-Saxon civilization and tradition. This

period is critical to understanding present-day

American culture and civilization.

HS302 England in the Modern World

(4,0) Spring, even-numbered years 4

A history of England from 1715 to the present,

emphasizing the struggle for parliamentary

government, the Anglo-French conflict for

commercial and colonial empire, the Industrial

Revolution, the evolution of democracy and the

recession of the British Empire.

HS310 Russia: From Underdeveloped

State to Superpower

(4,0) Fall, odd-numbered years 4

A study of Russian history from Peter the Great

to the present.

HS315 Europe From Napoleon to

World War I

(4,0) Fall, even-numbered years 4

A study in the political and economic history of

Europe in the period 1789-1914.

HS316 Europe in the 20th Century

(4,0) Spring, odd-numbered years 4

A study of Europe in the age of Nazism,

Communism, World War I and II, and the

Common Market.

HS331 American Intellectual and

Cultural History I

(4,0) Fall, even-numbered years 4

A study of American cultural and intellectual

institutions as they developed from their

Elizabethan and European origins to the mid-

19th century. The emphasis will be placed upon

the emergence of the unique and variant

adaptations that arose in the first 250 years of

English settlement in America.

HS332 American Intellectual and

Cultural History II

(4,0) Spring, odd-numbered years 4

A study of American culture from the mid-19th

century until the present. Often considered our

finest century, the 19th century witnesses many

of Americas most unique, fascinating and

important contributions. The physical and

philosophical aspects of these years will be

surveyed. Particular attention will be given to

areas where America comes to exercise

important influences overseas.

HS335 American Political Parties

(4,0) on demand 4

A study of the rise and development of the

American party system and the large number of

major and minor parties that have participated in

this system in the years prior to 1945. These

parties will be treated in an historical fashion

rather than structurally. May be taken for

political science credit.

HS346 Canadian History

(4,0) on demand 4

A survey of Canadian history including the

moving frontier, relations with the United States,

British-French rivalry, the establishment of

democratic government and the changing

relationship to Great Britain.

HS361 Latin America

(4,0) Fall, even-numbered years 4

A study and analysis of Latin American history

from the end of the Colonial Period to the

present. This course will examine the basic

political, social and religious institutions of Latin

America and their evolution and role in the

change of problems of U.S.-Latin American

relations will be an important focus of this study.

Prerequisite: GG322 geography of South America.

HS371 Far East Civilization 1850-

Present

(4,0) Fall, odd-numbered years 4

A study of the history of China, Japan, India and

adjoining areas of Asia from 1850 to present.

HS420 Field Methods of Archaeology

(4,4) Summer 8

Field course in archaeological survey and

excavation methods and techniques, at various

sites in area including 1822 Fort Brady. Course

held on-site M-R for eight weeks. Only four

credit hours may count toward 300- and 400-

level courses for history majors. No prerequisites.

HS425 The Politics of U.S. Labor

History

(3,0) 3

This course examines the role of organized labor

in U.S. history, from colonial times to contemporary

times. Attention will be given to the

development of policies affecting unions.

Prerequisite: upper-division student status.

HS440 The Declaration of Independence

and the Constitution

(4,0) spring 4

The events between 1763 and 1791 which

produce these documents are the United States

in the historical sense. Using original documents

and contemporary comments, this critical

era will be studied in depth to determine whence

we came. Prerequisite: U.S. history sequence

desired.

HS441 Diplomatic History of the

United States I

(4,0) Fall, odd-numbered years 4

American diplomacy from 1775 through the 19th

century to U.S. entry into World War I in 1917.

May be used as political science credit.

HS442 Diplomatic History of the

United States II

(4,0) Spring, even-numbered years4

American diplomacy from the entry of the U.S.

into World War I in 1917 up through the present

day. May be used as political science credit.

HS490 Individual Historical

Research

(0,1-4) on demand 1-4

Independent study under supervision of history

faculty. May be repeated up to a total of six

credits. Does not apply toward 300- or 400-level

requirements in history. Prerequisite: Permission

of the supervising faculty.

HS496 Historical Methods

(2,0) Fall 2

Survey emphasizing research aids and

techniques and historical analysis. Readings,

discussions and written exercises introduce

students to problems, methods and techniques

of historical research. Discussion of and

practice in main techniques of historical method,

including bibliography and documentation.

Prerequisites: Senior standing and pursuit of a

major or a minor in history.

HS497 Senior Seminar in History

(0-6) Spring 2

Students will complete an historical research

project under the supervision of a faculty

member; at end of term participants make oral

presentation at seminar for other students and

invited guests, and submit the final paper.

Prerequisite: HS496 and instructor permission.

GEOGRAPHY

Special topics courses will be available as need

and interest develop. Consult the semester

course schedule for these.

GG106 Physical Geography: Landforms

(3,2) 4

Introduction to the description and distribution

of landforms with emphasis on lithospheric,

hydrospheric and atmospheric relationships.

Natural (physical) science credit given.

Prerequisite: Completion of mathematics

competency graduation requirement. Credit for

both GG106 and NS107 not permitted.

GG108 Physical Geography: Meteorology

and Climatology

(3,2) 4

Introduction to earth-sun relationships, maps

and elementary principles of atmospheric

science. Natural (physical) science credit given.

Prerequisite: MA086 or equivalent/satisfactory

score on ACT or Placement Exam. Credit for

both GG108 and NS105 not permitted.

GG201 World Regional Geography

(4,0) alternate years 4

A study of the physical environment, resources,

past and present economic development,

population distribution and historical development

of Europe, Asia, the Islamic Middle East

and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin

America and North America.

GG302 Economic Geography

(4,0) alternate years 4

A study of the internal and external interrelationships

of the various economic groupings of the

world; i.e. North America, Europe and the

emerging third world.

GG306 Cultural Geography

(3,0) 3

A study of the relationship of environment,

culture and adaptive patterns; i.e., socioeconomic

development. A special emphasis will

be placed upon the current problems associated

with food supplies, shortages and third world

development.

GG321 Geography of Europe and

Great Britain

(4,0) alternate years 4

A study of the physical, cultural and economic

interdependence of the western European

community. Special emphasis will be placed

upon the role of the EEC in world economic

development. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

GG322 Geography of South America,

Central America and the Caribbean

Region

(4,0) alternate years 4

The study of the geographical features and

cultural history of the major regions in South

America, Central America and the Caribbean with

special concern for their 20th century development.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

GG323 Geography of East and

Southeast Asia

(4,0) alternate years 4

The study of the geography of Japan, China,

Korea, Southeast Asia and India with special

emphasis on the impact of the major religions,

regional rivalries and 20th century development.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

GG325 Regional Geography of North

America

(4,0) alternate years 4

The study of the physical, cultural and economic

development of various regions of Canada and

the United States with special emphasis on the

development of regional characteristics and

cultural traditions. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

GG360 Historical Geography of

Eastern North America

(4,0) alternate years 4

A study of the impact of the physical features

upon the historical development of eastern

Canada and the eastern regions of the United

States. Special attention will be given to the

western migration patterns. Prerequisite: Junior

standing.

GG490 Independent Study in

Geography

(1-4) 1-4

Special topics such as regional, historical,

economic, urban, cultural or physical geography.

Prerequisites: Junior standing and permission of

instructor. May be repeated up to a total of 12

credits.

GG492 Individualized Studies in

Geography

(2-4,0) 2-4

This is designed to provide an opportunity for

specialized study of issues, problems and

selected topics in geography. Prerequisite:

Junior standing and permission of instructor.

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Special topics courses will be available as need

and interest develop. Consult the semester

course schedule for these.

PS110 Introduction to American

Government and Politics

(4,0) 4

An introductory survey of American national

government and politics.

 

TEACHER EDUCATION

 

TE422 Social Studies Methods for

Elementary Teachers

(2,0) 2

A study of strategies and methodologies to

facilitate effective social studies instruction.

Students learn to plan and present social studies

lessons and units using contemporary methods.

Students use national and state standards and

benchmarks in planning instruction and

assessment. Integrated technology component.

Fieldwork required. Prerequisites: TE150,

TE250, TE301 and admission to the teacher

education program.

TE444 Social Studies Methods for

Secondary Teachers

(3,0) 3

Curriculum, objectives, content, materials,

organization, methods and assessment of

teaching social studies to diverse secondary

learners. Students use national and state

standards and benchmarks in planning

instruction and assessment. Integrated

technology component. Fieldwork required.

Prerequisites: TE150, TE250, TE301 and

admission to teacher education program.