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History (HIST)


120. American History to 1865 (3) (F, W) A study of the discovery and colonization of America, the Revolution, the forming of the government, and internal and foreign affairs down through the Civil War.
 

121. American History Since 1865 (3) (F, S) The Civil War and its aftermath, industrialization, external expansion, two world wars, and domestic affairs from 1865 to the present.

200. The Historian's Craft (3) (S) History within the broader framework of liberal education; nature of history; questions historians ask; skills and resources needed to study, understand and write history.

201(H). History of Civilization to 1500 (3) (F, W, S) Major world civilizations from antiquity to 1500; emphasizes information literacy. (Prerequisite: ENGL 101)

202(H). History of Civilization Since 1500 (3) (F, W, S) Major world civilizations from 1500 to the present; emphasizes textual analysis and information literacy. (Prerequisite: ENGL 101)

Note: Various sections of HIST 201 and 202 may be taught from different perspectives (politics, philosophy, literature, economics, etc.) but each will be history-based and address the same fundamental questions. ENG 101 is pre-requisite.

250. History of Eastern Oceania (3) (Variable) Survey of the social, political, and cultural history of the major island groups from both Eastern and Western Polynesia.

252. History of Western Oceania (3) (Variable) Survey of the social, political, and cultural history of the major island groups from both Micronesia and Melanesia.

303. Christianity (3) (Variable) Survey of the history of Christanity in world civilizations. May be taught from different perspectives (historical time period, geographical region or country, philosophy and thought, society, culture, literature, etc.)

 
304. Buddhism (3) (Variable) Survey of the history of Buddhism in world civilizations. May be taught from different perspectives (historical time period, geographical region or country, philosophy and thought, society, culture, literature, etc.)
 
305. Islam (3) (Variable) Survey of the history of Islam in world civilizations. May be taught from different perspectives (historical time period, geographical region or country, philosophy and thought, society, culture, literature, etc.)
 
306. Confucianism (3) (Variable) Survey of the history of Confucianism in world civilizations. May be taught from different perspectives (historical time period, geographical region or country, philosophy and thought, society, culture, literature, etc.)

309. Medieval Europe (3) (W - even years) European history from the end of Roman world to the beginning of the Renaissance, emphasizing the political, religious, and cultural history of the nations of Europe.

322. History of the Early Modern Age (3) (W) The Early Modern period from the fifteenth-century European explorations to the French Revolution, within a global frame. (Same as ICS 322)

324. Modern Europe (3) (S—odd years) Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

342. Traditional Asia (3) (F) The peoples and cultures of East Asia, South Asia and Southeast Asia from earliest times to the dawn of the modern era.

344. Modern China (3) (S-even years) Modern Chinese history from the earliest Western influence to the present time, with emphasis on the development of Nationalist and Communist Governments.

346. Modern Northeast Asia (3) (W) Synthesis examines the development of and intense interactions between Japan, Korea, Manchuria, and Mongolia from the thirteenth century to the present.

362. History of the Pacific (3) (Variable) Historical survey of the Pacific from post-Western contact to the present with emphasis on socio-political and cultural history. The survey may include treatment of such issues as the Pacific Islander diaspora, immigration, and concomitant social and cultural matters.

365. Hawaiian History I--Pre-Western Contact to Kamehameha V (3) (F) The Hawaiian islands and people from the time of first settlement to the rise and end of the Kamehameha dynasty.

366. Hawaiian History II--Elected Monarchs, Overthrow, Restoration (3) (W) The Hawaiian islands and people from its first elected king to the overthrow of Lili'uokalani and the present issues of restoration and Hawaiian sovereignty.

367. Cultural History of Surfing (3) (S) Survey of the history of surfing from ancient times to the present and how surfing has played a central role in Hawaiian identity, politics, the Hawaiian renaissance, and social tensions.

390R. Special Topics in History (3) (Variable).

399R. Internship in History (1-12) (F, W, S) Credit for applied experience in history. Prior approval must be obtained and coordinated by a faculty member and on-site supervisor.

423. Modern Nationalism and Globalization (3) (W) Development of the modern nation-state and national identities within a global context and the impact of globalization in multiple historical periods.

485. Junior Tutorial in History (3) (F) Intensive reading, discussion, and writing in selected historical issues. In-depth experience with historical-graphical debates and methodological analysis. (Prerequisite: HIST 200)

490. Historical Research and Writing (3) (W) Individual research project culminating in a final paper written as a senior thesis. (Prerequisite: HIST 485.)

492. Hawaiian Public History (3) (Variable) Applied history in Hawaii: visits to museums, government, business, archives, oral history, etc. (same as Hawaiian Studies 492.)

495R. Independent Study (1-3) (F, W, S) (Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.)

496R. Student Research (1-3) (F, W, S) Supervised individual research for students who have been granted a student research and development associateship. Required for all associates. (Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.)