European History (HIEU)

European History (HIEU)

HIEU 201  History of Western Civilization I  3 Credit Hour(s)  

A survey of the major currents in Western civilization from its beginnings in the ancient Near East to 1648.

Offered: Resident and Online

HIEU 202  History of Western Civilization II  3 Credit Hour(s)  

A survey of the major currents in Western civilization since 1648.

Offered: Resident and Online

HIEU 321  Greek Civilization  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: HIEU 201

A survey of the ideas and institutions of the Greeks from their arrival to Alexander the Great, emphasizing the rise of the city-state, the birth of philosophy, the flowering of the arts and the interaction with oriental culture.

Offered: Resident

HIEU 322  Roman Civilization  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: HIEU 201

A history of the Roman state and culture from Romulus to Justinian, emphasizing territorial expansion, the republic, the Roman revolution, maintenance of autocracy, the thrust of Christianity into the Roman world, the fall of the empire and the heirs of Rome.

Offered: Resident and Online

HIEU 360  The Medieval Experience  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: HIEU 201

An introduction to the main events and achievements of the period 300-1500 in the Latin, Byzantine and Muslim worlds.

Offered: Resident

HIEU 370  Age of the Enlightenments  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: HIEU 201 or HIEU 202

The political, social, economic and intellectual developments in selected European countries from the Age of Louis XIV to the end of the Napoleonic Era. Topics include the Old Order, Enlightenment and French Revolution, and Napoleon.

Offered: Resident

HIEU 380  Age of Nationalisms  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: HIEU 202 or HIEU 370

The political, social, economic and intellectual developments in selected European countries, 1815-1914. Topics include the Industrial Revolution, Unification of Germany, Imperialism and Origins of WWI.

Offered: Resident

HIEU 390  Modern Europe  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Online Prerequisite: HIEU 202 or HIEU 380

This course provides an in-depth study of the development of Modern Europe, from the turn of the 20th century to the political and social upheavals of the Cold War, focusing on political, military, intellectual, and economic developments.

Offered: Online

HIEU 425  The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: HIEU 202

This course will provide an in-depth study of the era of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Empire, focusing on political, military, intellectual, and economic developments.

Offered: Resident and Online

HIEU 450  Twentieth Century Germany  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: HIEU 202 or HIEU 390

Survey of German history since WWI. Topics include: Versailles Peace; Weimar Republic and Culture; Rise of Nazism; Holocaust and West Germany; and Origins of the Cold War.

Offered: Resident

HIEU 455  World War II  3 Credit Hour(s)  

An examination of the causes, course, and consequences of World War II. (Formerly HIEU 355)

Offered: Resident

HIEU 460  Modern Britain  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: HIEU 201 or HIEU 202

The political, social and economic developments in England with emphasis on the era of English political, economic and diplomatic supremacy since the Industrial Revolution.

Note: (Offered as needed)

Offered: Resident

HIEU 466  Renaissance and Reformation Europe  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: HIEU 201

An integrative study of Europe during the years 1450-1650; developments in literature, art, architecture, music, religion, political structures, and foundations for modern western culture. (Formerly HIEU 366)

Offered: Resident and Online

HIEU 485  History of Russia  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: HIEU 202

A history of Russia beginning in the ninth century through the Empire, the Soviet State from its inception in 1917 to 1991, and modern Russia.

Offered: Resident

HIEU 495  Directed Research  1-3 Credit Hour(s)  

HIEU 495 - Directed Research (1 to 3 hours)

Offered: Resident

HIEU 497  Special Topics in European History  1-3 Credit Hour(s)  

HIEU 497 - Special Topics in European History (1 to 3 hours)

Offered: Resident

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