United States History (HIUS)

United States History (HIUS)

HIUS 510  American Colonial History  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course will provide a comprehensive examination of the political, economic, religious, cultural, and military developments from the founding of the thirteen colonies to the American Revolution.

Offered: Resident and Online

HIUS 511  Colonial Virginia History  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Students in this course will explore and analyze the key political, economic, religious, cultural, and military developments from the founding of Virginia to the American Revolution.

Offered: Resident

HIUS 512  American Revolution  3 Credit Hour(s)  

The course covers American history during the War for Independence, focusing on the factors that prompted separation of the colonies from Great Britain, on the role of Christianity in the resistance and independence movements, and on the nature and genius of the American constitutional system of government.

Offered: Resident and Online

HIUS 513  Jeffersonian America  3 Credit Hour(s)  

The history of the United States from the presidency of George Washington through the War of 1812, with particular attention to political and constitutional conflicts, the rise of American institutions, and evangelical religious movements.

Offered: Resident

HIUS 519  Antebellum South  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course will study all aspects of Southern life and civilization from the colonial period to secession with special emphasis on the effects of the institution of slavery and the formation of Southern nationalism.

Offered: Resident

HIUS 520  Civil War and Reconstruction  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course is a comprehensive examination of the causes, course, and the significance of the American Civil War and Reconstruction.

Offered: Resident and Online

HIUS 530  American Christian Heritage  3 Credit Hour(s)  

The course will explore American Christianity, emphasize its impact on American political, social, and cultural history, and evaluate the role of Christianity in influencing the American character.

Offered: Resident and Online

HIUS 536  American Social and Intellectual History Since 1865  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course examines the social and intellectual history of the United States from Reconstruction to the present.

Offered: Resident

HIUS 542  History of American Political Parties Since 1896  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course examines the party system's response to the emergence of the United States as a world power from the election of McKinley to the present. Special emphasis is placed on U.S. presidential elections.

Offered: Resident and Online

HIUS 551  Studies in U.S. History (1898-1945)  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course will examine American history from the Spanish-American War through World War II with a focus on major historical events and the arguments made by historians.

Offered: Resident

HIUS 552  Recent America (Since 1945)  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course will examine U.S. history from the conclusion of World War II to the end of the 20th Century with a focus on major historical events and the arguments made by historians.

Offered: Resident

HIUS 570  American Diplomatic History  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Students in this course will examine the key historiographical literature concerning American diplomatic history since 1898. While emphasis will be placed on some of the more recent interpretations of issues, older analyses that have stood the test of time will also be examined.

Offered: Resident

HIUS 580  Modern American Military History  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Students in this course will examine the key historiographical literature concerning American military history since 1898. While emphasis will be placed on some of the newer interpretations of issues, older analyses that have stood the test of time will also be examined.

Offered: Resident

HIUS 595  Directed Readings  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course will allow a student to work individually with a professor to do extra readings on topics and/or specific issues related to American history and/or historiography.

Offered: Resident

HIUS 597  Special Topics in United States History  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course will allow a student to work individually with a professor to do research on a specific topic related to American history.

Offered: Resident and Online

HIUS 695  Directed Research  3 Credit Hour(s)  
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