Western Kentucky University

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Independent Learning Courses

History

HIST 119 (C) Western Civilization to 1648 (3 hours) Mail
A survey of the political, social, cultural, and economic phases of western civilization to 1648.
16 lessons, 1 exam

HIST 120 (C) Western Civilization Since 1648 (3 hours) Mail
A survey of the political, social, cultural, and economic phases of western civilization since 1648.
16 lessons, 1 exam

HIST 240 United States to 1865 (3 hours) Web
A survey of the political, social, cultural, and economic phases of American life to the Civil War.
15 lessons, 1 research paper, 1 exam

HIST 241 United States since 1865 (3 hours) Web
A survey of the political, social, cultural, and economic phases of American life since the Civil War.
19 lessons, 1 research paper, 1 exam

HIST 299 Introduction to Military History (3 hours) Mail
The study of the development of warfare from the earliest times to the present with emphasis on the modern period and the development of weapons, tactics, and strategy.
16 assignments, 1 exam

HIST 335 Twentieth Century Europe (3 hours) Mail
Prerequisite: HIST 119 or HIST 120
A study of Europe during the twentieth century that covers developments in social, cultural, political, intellectual and gender history.
16 lessons, 1 exam

HIST 341 A Cultural History of Alcohol (3 hours) Web
Prerequisite: HIST 119 or HIST 120 or permission of instructor
An examination of the role that alcohol plays in historical development among various world cultures over time. Instructor may choose to focus on a specific region and/or time period.
15 lessons, 1 exam

HIST 440 Colonial North America to 1763 (3 hours) Web
Prerequisite: HIST 119 or HIST 120 or permission of instructor
The background, founding and development of the North American colonies, emphasizing political, social, cultural, and economic institutions.
15 lessons, 1 exam

HIST 441 The American Revolution and Early Republic, 1776-1815 (3 hours) Web
A study of the Confederation, the American Revolution, the making of the Constitution, and the development of the nation through the War of 1812.
15 lessons, 2 exams

HIST 443 Civil War/Reconstruction Web A study of the origins and course of the war, including an analysis of military, social, cultural, and diplomatic events, as well as significant developments during the era of Reconstruction.
16 lessons, 1 exam

HIST 448 American Biographies (3 hours) Mail, E-mail
Prerequisite: Junior Standing
The lives of famous Americans, the times in which they lived, and the skills of their biographers.
16 lessons, 1 exam

HIST 456 Kentucky History (3 hours) Mail, E-mail
A study of the political, economic, social, and cultural development of the state from pioneer days. Local development is also stressed.
16 lessons, 1 exam

HIST 463 (E) The Atlantic World (3 Hours) Web
Prerequisite: HIST 119 or HIST 120 or permission of instructor.
A study of the areas touched by the Atlantic Ocean in the period from the 1300s through the early 1800s, focusing on the intersections of African, Native American, and European cultures.
15 lessons, 2 exams

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