HST - History

HST101/102/103 History of Western Civilization

3 credits     (3 lec hrs/wk)
Need not be taken in order.
HST101 - Introduces the knowledge, culture, and traditions of the Western World from the rise of civilization in the Near East to the emergence of medieval European civilization, and its transformation by the Renaissance and the Reformation.
HST102 - This course traces the Western World's history from the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century through the French Revolution of the late 18th century.
HST103 - This course traces the Western World’s knowledge, culture, and political-economic development from the early 19th century to the present day.

HST104 History of the Middle East

3 credits    (3 lec hrs/wk)  A survey of Middle Eastern history with emphasis on modern, post-World War II era. Course will include geographic, religious, political, and cultural issues of the region. Also offered as HST0250 for no credit or grade.

HST198/298 Independent Study

1-3 credits    (hrs to be arranged)  Prerequisite: Instructor consent.

HST201/202/203 History of the United States

3 credits    (3 lec hrs/wk)
Need not be taken in order.
HST201 - The United States from colonial times to the mid-19th century just prior to the Civil War. Introduces students to major themes of American social, economic, cultural and political history.
HST202 - Major social, economic, political and cultural developments from the mid-19th century to the 1920s.
HST203 - Major social, economic, political and cultural developments from 1914 to the present.

HST215 History of World War II

3 credits  (3 lec hrs/wk)  This course traces the causes, progression, and results of World War II, including political, social, and military development.

HST240 History of Oregon and the South Coast

3 credits     (3 lec hrs/wk)  This course surveys the history and geography of Oregon within the Pacific Northwest region.  Students will use supplemental readings and documents from Oregon's south coast to enhance their understanding of local history while studying the regional history.

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