History (HIST)

HIST 101  - European Civilization from Ancient Times to the Mid-17th Century  (3 Credits)  

The rise and development of European civilization from its Mediterranean origins through the Renaissance and Reformation.

Carolina Core: GHS

HIST 102  - European Civilization from the Mid-17th Century  (3 Credits)  

European development and expansion from the mid-17th century to the present.

Carolina Core: GHS

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Global Learning

HIST 109  - Introduction to Latin American Civilization  (3 Credits)  

A discussion of the political, cultural, and economic forces which have conditioned the development of institutions and ideas in Spanish and Portuguese America.

Carolina Core: GHS

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Global Learning

HIST 111  - United States History to 1865  (3 Credits)  

A general survey of the United States from the era of discovery to 1865, emphasizing major political, economic, social, and intellectual developments. 

Carolina Core: GHS

HIST 112  - United States History since 1865  (3 Credits)  

A general survey of the United States from 1865 to the present, emphasizing major political, economic, social, and intellectual developments.  Honors sections are available for students in the honors program.

Carolina Core: GHS

HIST 312  - French Revolution and Napoleon  (3 Credits)  

The changes in France and Europe during the revolutionary decade, the rise of Napoleon, and the establishment of French hegemony over the Continent.

HIST 316  - Nineteenth-Century Europe  (3 Credits)  

Political, social, economic, and intellectual developments from 1815-1900, which brought European culture to its zenith and contributed to Europe's global domination.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Global Learning

HIST 317  - Contemporary Europe from World War I to World War II  (3 Credits)  

The Great War, revolution, and reconstruction; the rise of authoritarian and totalitarian regimes and the coming of World War II.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Global Learning

HIST 318  - Europe from World War II to the Present  (3 Credits)  

The Second World War and its origins; the Cold War; European recovery; a divided continent and Europe in the Global Era.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Global Learning

HIST 320  - The History of Great Britain  (3 Credits)  

A survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the British Isles from Anglo-Saxon times to the present. First semester: to the Restoration of 1660; second semester: since 1660.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Global Learning

HIST 321  - The History of Great Britain  (3 Credits)  

A survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the British Isles from Anglo-Saxon times to the present. First semester: to the Restoration of 1660; second semester: since 1660.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Global Learning

HIST 404  - Civil War and Reconstruction, 1860-1877  (3 Credits)  

The political, military, and social history of the War and the reorganization which followed.

HIST 405  - The Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1917  (3 Credits)  

A survey of recent United States history with emphasis on the economic, social, and literary developments from 1877 to 1917.

HIST 406  - The United States and a World at War, 1917-1945  (3 Credits)  

The United States and a World at War, 1917-1945.

HIST 407  - United States History Since 1945  (3 Credits)  

A survey of the political, economic, social, and cultural developments in the period after World War II.

HIST 410  - History of South Carolina Since 1865  (3 Credits)  

A survey of recent South Carolina history with emphasis on social and institutional development.

HIST 413  - History of Canada  (3 Credits)  

A survey of Canadian development from colony to modern nation.

HIST 442  - The Old South  (3 Credits)  

Development of Southern society and of the forces that made the South a distinctive section of the United States.

HIST 443  - The New South  (3 Credits)  

Reconstruction, the Bourbon era, agrarian revolt, industrial revolution, racial problems, and the changes resulting from the impact of two world wars and the New Deal (1865-1946).

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Diversity and Social Advocacy

HIST 449  - American Popular Culture Since 1890  (3 Credits)  

A history of the contributions of the popular aspects of American culture and their interactions with American institutions.