History Minor

6186
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Classroom
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Minor
Main Campus - Melbourne
2017-2018 Catalog
Minor Code: 6186 Degree Awarded: None
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne
Curriculum (18 credit hours)
  • HUM 3301 Historiography 

Six credit hours from the following:

  • HUM 2141 World Art History 1: Pre-History to Early Global Awareness
    Credit Hours: 3
    Surveys world art history and methodology from pre-history to circa 1500. Emphasizes analyzing and understanding works of painting, sculpture, textiles and decorative arts in their respective historical and cultural contexts.
  • HUM 2142 World Art History 2: Early Modern to Post-Colonial
    Credit Hours: 3
    Surveys world art history and methodology from circa 1500 to present day. Emphasizes analyzing and understanding works of painting, sculpture, photography, textiles, decorative arts, alternative art forms and new media in their respective historical and cultural contexts.
  • HUM 2331 American History: Pre-Columbian to Civil War Era
    Credit Hours: 3
    Surveys some of the basic problems in U.S. history through the Civil War era. Emphasizes origins, social characteristics and competing cultural values of the people that formed the American nation.
  • HUM 2332 American History: From Reconstruction to the Present
    Credit Hours: 3
    Examines the major ideas, ideals and events that have determined the American experience in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Nine credit hours from the following:
  • HUM 2385 Special Topics in World History
    Credit Hours: 3
    Examines cultural, geographical and philosophical issues in world history. Topics announced before registration.
  • HUM 3027 History and Culture of China
    Credit Hours: 3
    Surveys the principal themes and developments in Chinese civilization from prehistoric times to the 21st century. Introduces China's culture, history and geography.
    Requirement(s):
    Prerequisites include  and one additional humanities course from the humanities core course list
  • HUM 3085 Special Topics in Humanities
    Credit Hours: 3
    Offers interdisciplinary study of a particular period, movement, genre or individual that embraces more than a single humanistic discipline. Topics announced before registration.
  • HUM 3333 American Military History
    Credit Hours: 3
    Studies American military from the Revolutionary War to the 21st century. Emphasizes the national military establishment and its relationship to society. Surveys major conflicts, the evolution of war strategies and weapons, the nature of combat and its impact, and changing attitudes and perceptions toward the armed forces and military service.
  • HUM 3343 World War II in Film: Europe
    Credit Hours: 3
    Examines World War II in Europe through film. Focuses on the impact of war. Looks at how Hollywood and European films deal with the recurring theme of warfare and its effect on human lives. Also discusses the role of political propaganda, governmental responses to the demands of war, and its economic effects. 
  • HUM 3344 World War II in Film: The Pacific
    Credit Hours: 3
    Examines World War II in the Pacific through film. Focuses on the impact of war. Looks at how Hollywood, European and Asian films deal with the recurring theme of warfare and its effect on human lives. Also discusses the role of political propaganda, governmental responses to the demands of war and its economic effects.
  • HUM 3385 Special Topics in History
    Credit Hours: 3
    Offers an opportunity for in-depth analysis of a historical problem or event. Includes a wide range of possibilities. Topics announced before registration.
  • HUM 3521 World Religions
    Credit Hours: 3
    Introduces religion and examines the philosophy of religion. Religion is seen as humanity's attempt to grapple with the question of the meaning of life, the forms that religious perspectives have taken and the universal aspects of human existence.
  • HUM 3351 History of Science and Technology: Ancient and Medieval
    Credit Hours: 3
    Surveys the origins of science in antiquity and the Middle Ages. Includes development of mathematical, physical and biological thought in the ancient and medieval period, and the relationship between science, technology and religion.
  • HUM 3352 History of Science and Technology: Renaissance to Present
    Credit Hours: 3
    Surveys the principal developments in science, mathematics and technology from the Renaissance to the present. Includes scientific revolution, development of modern biology and the relationship between technology and science.
  • HUM 3905 Junior Seminar in the Humanities
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    Credit Hours: 3
    Focuses on one enduring question facing scholars in the humanities. Considers a different question and its related texts each semester. Equips students for the Senior Capstone Project by increasing awareness of the humanities through study and writing in the styles of the divers disciplines.
  • HUM 4085 Special Topics in Humanities
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    Credit Hours: 3
    Offers focused study of a particular period, movement, or individual with an inter-disciplinary approach. Equips students for high-level critical analysis and intensive writing. Topics announced before registration.

*Course topic must have a history focus.