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HIST 101 U.S. History to 1877 (3 credits)
Survey of U.S. political, social, economic, diplomatic, and cultural development from Colonial Times through Reconstruction. When taken with HIST 102 or 217, class satisfies the United States Constitution requirement. (Formerly HIST 101, U.S. History to 1865)

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HIST 102 U.S. History Since 1877 (3 credits)
Survey of U.S. political, social, economic, diplomatic, and cultural development from 1877 to the present. Includes examination of Nevada Constitution and, when taken with HIST 101, satisfies the U.S. and Nevada Constitution requirement. (Formerly HIST 102, U.S. History 1865 to Present)

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HIST 105 European Civilization I to 1648 (3 credits)
Survey of the development of Western civilization from the dawn of human history to 1648. /[Humanities Course, meets general education requirement]

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HIST 106 European Civilization to Present (3 credits)
Survey of the development of Western civilization from 1648 to the present. /[Humanities Course, meets general education requirement]

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HIST 217 Nevada History (3 credits)
Nevada history from early exploration to the present. Includes examination of the Nevada Constitution and satisfies the Nevada Constitution requirement.

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HIST 247 Introduction to the History of Mexico (3 credits)
A review of pre-Columbian, Colonial, and Mexican national history with emphasis on culture and politics.

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HIST 295 Special Topics in History (1-3 credits)
Course may utilize special emphasis topics/instructors or be offered as an individualized study format with directed readings. Classes will usually mirror offerings at other NSHE institutions.

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HIST 417C The West as National Experience (3 credits)
Historical development of the American West utilized to examine contemporary issues of resources and ownership, demographic change, and national myth-making.

Prerequisite: Must have completed 40 or more credits including PSC 101 or (HIST 101 and HIST 102).

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HIST 441 American Environmental History (3 credits)
Explores the relationships between human beings and the physical environment on the North American continent. Examines how different cultural groups have used and transformed the continent. Examines the ebb and flow of environmental consciousness from its roots in the nineteenth century to the rise of environmentalism in the twentieth century.

Prerequisite: Must have completed 40 or more credits including PSC 101 or (HIST 101 and HIST 102).

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HIST 458 Roman Civilization (3 credits)
Analyzes all aspects of Roman history from earliest times to the late antique period, with central attention to the politics and society of the later Republic and how Rome became the monarchy of the Caesars.

Prerequisite: Must have completed 40 or more credits including PSC 101 or (HIST 101 and HIST 102).

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HIST 478B Islamic and Middle Eastern History since 1750 (3 credits)
An examination of the Middle East from the 18th century to recent times. The predominant focus will be on how the indigenous leadership and peoples of the region grappled with the challenges posed by the advent of the modern world.

Prerequisite: Must have completed 40 or more credits including PSC 101 or (HIST 101 and HIST 102).

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HIST 498 Advanced Historical Studies (1-3 credits)
Course may utilize special emphasis topics or be offered as an individualized study format with directed readings.

Prerequisite: Must have completed 40 or more credits including PSC 101 or (HIST 101 and HIST 102).

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