# Title Days Time Location Instructor
W2A World History (Session A)

Survey of the peoples, cultures, and social, economic, and political systems that have characterized the world’s major civilizations in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Oceania from prehistory to 1000 CE. 

Barbieri  
W4B Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Session A)

Survey of the history of Europe in the Medieval and Early Modern periods, 800-1700. Discusses the major social, political, religious, and cultural characteristics and developments of the period, as well as key interactions between Europe and other parts of the world. Weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling students to develop and expand upon material presented during the lecture hour.  

Bouley  
W80 Chinese Civilization (Session A and B)

A survey of the history of Chinese civilization from 2,000 BCE to the present, focusing on the origins and later development of political, social, economic, philosophical, religious, and cultural traditions.  

Comments: Same course as EACS 80. 

Barbieri  
2C World History (Session B)

Survey of the peoples, cultures, and social, economic, and political systems that have characterized the world’s major civilizations in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Oceania from 1700 to present.  

Minor  
4C Modern Europe (Session B)

Survey of the history of Modern Europe, 1650-present. Discusses the major social, political, religious, and cultural characteristics and developments of the period, as well as key interactions between Europe and other parts of the world. Weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling students to develop and expand upon material presented during the lecture hour.  

Schmidt  
17B The American People (Session A)

Sectional crisis through progressivism. A survey of the leading issues in American life from colonial times to the present. The course focuses on politics, cultural development, social conflict, economic life, foreign policy, and influential ideas. Features discussion sections.  

Coles  
17C The American People (Session B)

World War I to the present. A survey of the leading issues in American life from colonial times to the present. The course focuses on politics, cultural development, social conflict, economic life, foreign policy, and influential ideas. Features discussion sections. 

Coles  
20 Science and the Modern World (Session A)

Explores how science, technology and/or medicine have helped shape modern societies (roughly 1850-present). Themes include formation of scientific and technical communities, the interactions of science with political and popular culture, and the social context of knowledge production.  

McCray  
74 Poverty, Inequality, and Social Justice in Historical and Global Context (Session A)

Historical and interdisciplinary perspectives on poverty and inequality globally and in the U.S., tracing structural transformations, shifting modes of thought, policy, and action, dynamics of class, racial, gender, ethnic and geographic stratification, and major theoretical debates from antiquity through the present. Course features guest lectures to introduce students to varied conceptual and methodological approaches to studying poverty and inequality, and draws on readings, discussion, writing, and related assignments to explore issues within a social justice framework.  

Kassner  
101 Historical Fiction (Session A)

Examines the relationship between history and fiction through a close reading of a number of historical novels (such as those of Herman Wouk) and viewing a number of historical dramas (such as Amistad or Gandhi).  

Minor  
114A History of Christianity: Beginning to 800 (Session B)

The history of Christian communities and doctrines from the first through the eighth centuries. Special emphasis on Christians’ evolving relationships with pagan and Jewish communities throughout the Mediterranean world.   

Andersson  
117C Women, The Family, and Sexuality in the Middle Ages (Session A)

Family structure; perceptions and ideals of intimate and familial relations; status, perceptions, and experiences of women in Western Europe c. 400-1400 A.D. Special attention on social, political, and religious contexts.

Crisler  
135B History of Russia (Session B)

1800-1917. A survey of Russian history from the reign of Alexander I to the Russian revolution.  

Salushchev  
141B Twentieth-Century Britain (Session A)

Culture, society, and politics in Britain since 1914. Topics include the impact of war on society, the economy and empire; the welfare state and changing roles of women, consumer and youth cultures; the new left and new right.  

Thomas-McGill  
171D The United States and the World Since 1945 (Session B)

Analysis of developments in foreign affairs after 1945. Formation and execution of foreign policy; interaction between foreign and domestic affairs.  

Jensen  
173T American Environmental History (Session A)

Traces the history of American attitudes and behavior toward nature. Focus on wilderness, the conservation movement, and modern forms of environmentalism.

Adams  
175B American Cultural History (Session B)

A study of dominant and alternative representations of American values and identity in high and popular culture. 

de Silva  
177 History of California (Session A)

California as a case study of national trends, and as a unique setting with its special problems and culture. 

Rehnberg  
184B History of China (Session B)

Sixth to seventeenth centuries.  

Lau