HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY



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GENERAL


HIST 120, 121, 122  HISTORY OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION 4, 4, 4
Survey of European history from antiquity to the present. The first quarter covers ancient history of the Near East to early medieval Europe in the eighth century AD; the second quarter, old Europe from Charlemagne to 1815; and the third quarter, modern Europe from 1815 to the present.
 

HIST 221, 222  HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES 4, 4
Survey from the colonial period to the present.
 

HIST 242  MODERN EAST ASIAN HISTORY 4
A study of East Asian History since 1800, with particular emphasis on China and Japan.
 

HIST 335  HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II 4
Study of the military, political, and diplomatic events from the late 1930s through 1945; covers both the European and the Pacific theaters. Offered odd years only.
 

HIST 394  DIRECTED READING 1-3
Independent reading for students who wish to continue broadening their knowledge of history by extensive reading; admission by department approval. Prerequisite: Eight hours of general studies history.
 

HIST 395  METHODS OF TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES 3
Methods and techniques of teaching social studies on the secondary school level; requires observation, demonstration and class presentation. Will not apply towards a major or minor in history.
 

HIST 454  CLASSICAL POLITICAL THOUGHT 4
A survey of political thought from classical Greece through the Enlightenment. Prerequisites: HIST 120, 121 or HONR 131, 132; HIST 297, or permission of instructor. Offered odd years only.
 

HIST 490  ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELDWORK 0-4
Participation in an archaeological expedition. Involves all aspects of dig life - stratigraphic excavation employing the most up-to-date methodologies, careful recording and analysis of data in consultation with experts from a wide range of disciplines. Prerequisites: RELH 205 or permission of instructor. Application to the School of Theology is required by March 1 of the year the course is taken. May serve as history elective. Will not apply towards general studies in history.
 

HIST 494  COOPERATIVE EDUCATION 0-4
Individual contract arrangement involving students, faculty, and cooperating businesses to gain practical experience in an off-campus setting. Allows the student to apply advanced classroom learning. Prerequisites: Approval by department; CDEV 210 or permission of Cooperative Education Director.
 



RESEARCH

Students who elect to take the thesis track should complete their language requirement before the junior year.
 

HIST 297  HISTORIOGRAPHY 4
A survey of historians and historical writings from classical Greece to the present.
 

HIST 396  INTRODUCTION TO HISTORICAL RESEARCH 1
Introduction to the methods, materials, and problems of historical research; students choose the topic for their senior papers and commence research.
 

HIST 398  THESIS RESEARCH 1-2; 3
Research for the Thesis Seminar. To be usually taken Winter and Spring during the junior year, and Autumn during the senior year. May be repeated for credit.
 

HIST 496, 497  SEMINAR 2, 1
Preparation of the senior seminar paper. Open only to senior history majors. Prerequisites: HIST 396, 398.
 

HIST 498, 499  THESIS SEMINAR 2, 1
Preparation of the senior thesis. Open to thesis track history majors only. Prerequisites: HIST 396, 398. The thesis title will be included on the student's transcript.
 



EUROPEAN HISTORY (HIST) (EUROPEAN)


HIST 274, 275  HISTORY OF ENGLAND 4, 4
Development and expansion of the English nation from the earliest times to the present.
 

HIST 375  HISTORY OF MODERN RUSSIA 4
19th and 20th century Russia with an emphasis on social, political and intellectural developments. Prerequisite: HIST 297, or permission of instructor. Offered odd years only.
 

HIST 435  HISTORY OF MODERN GERMANY 4
Survey of German history since 1870; diplomatic, political, socio-economic, and ideological developments in Imperial, Weimar, Nazi, and post-World War II Germany, with special emphasis on the German Question resulting from World War II. Prerequisite: HIST 121, 122, 297, or permission of instructor. Offered even years only.
 

HIST 456  MEDIEVAL AND MODERN CHURCH HISTORY (OR RELH 456) 4
A survey of the Christian Church from the Council of Chalcedon to the Enlightenment. Prerequisite: HIST 121 or RELH 455, or permission of instructor.
 

HIST 463  THE MIDDLE AGES 4
Survey of the main institutions and ideas in European civilization from the decline of the Roman Empire to the Italian Renaissance, 300-1500. Prerequisite: HIST 120, 121, 297, or permission of instructor. Offered even years only.
 

HIST 465  RENAISSANCE AND REFORMATION 4
Study of the transformation of Europe from a medieval to a modern society, 1300-1648, with special emphasis on the artistic, intellectual, and religious developments. Prerequisite: HIST 121, 297, or permission of instructor. Offered odd years only.
 

HIST 466  ENLIGHTENMENT AND REVOLUTION 4
Study of the influence of the Enlightenment on the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Imperium. Prerequisite: HIST 121, 297, or permission of instructor.
 

HIST 467  THE MODERN TRANSITION, 1815-1919 4
Study of Europe against the backdrop of nineteenth century nationalism and imperialism. Prerequisite: HIST 121, 122, 297, or permission of instructor.
 

HIST 468  CONTEMPORARY EUROPE, 1918 TO THE PRESENT 4
Study of Europe from World War I to the present with particular emphasis on the period since 1945. Prerequisite: HIST 122, 297, or permission of instructor.
 



AMERICAN HISTORY (HIST) (AMERICAN)


HIST 284  HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA 4
Survey of Latin American history, with particular emphasis on the 20th century.
 

HIST 285  HISTORY OF MEXICO 4
A survey of Mexican history from the colonial period to the present.
 

HIST 424  THE AMERICAN FRONTIER 4
Study of the exploration, settlement, and development of the American west: considers economic, social, cultural, and political factors. Prerequisite: HIST 297, or permission of instructor.
 

HIST 427  AMERICAN DIPLOMATIC HISTORY 4
Study of the relation of the United States to world politics; analysis of problems involved in the formulation of foreign policies from colonial times to the present. Prerequisite: HIST 297, or permission of instructor. Offered odd years only.
 

HIST 443  COLONIAL AND REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA 4
Study of the American colonies in their religious, social, and political contexts; examines the transition from colonial status to independence. Prerequisite: HIST 221, 297, or permission of instructor. Offered odd years only.
 

HIST 445  THE CIVIL WAR AND THE RISE OF INDUSTRIAL AMERICA, 1850-1900 4
AMERICA, 1850-1900 Study of the sectional crisis, the war, and its impact on postwar political, economic, and social development. Prerequisite: HIST 221, 222, 297, or permission of instructor. Offered even years only.
 

HIST 446  HISTORY OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST 4
Study of the Pacific Northwest from the age of discovery to contemporary times.
 

HIST 448  TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICA 4
Study of maturing America from 1900 to the present; emphasizes the problems of prosperity and depression and the role of the United States in world affairs. Prerequisites: HIST 221, 222, 297, or permission of instructor. Offered even years only.
 

HIST 457  SOCIAL AND INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES 4
UNITED STATES Analysis of the major social and intellectual trends in United States history, including Puritanism, the Enlightenment, Transcendentalism, Social Darwinism, and Pragmatism. Prerequisites: HIST 221, 222, 297, or permission of instructor. Offered odd years only.
 



POLITICAL SCIENCE (PLSC)


PLSC 224  AMERICAN GOVERNMENT 4
Study of the principles, organization, and development of American national, state, and local government. Does not apply to major or minor.
 

PLSC 321  CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 2; 4
A study of selected contemporary issues reflecting current trends in politics and international relations, global and regional problems, and social and ethical issues. May be repeated for credit. Will apply towards General Studies in Social Science.
 



PHILOSOPHY (PHIL)


PHIL 204  ESSENTIALS OF CRITICAL REASONING 4
Study of concepts and procedures basic to effective critical thinking, and extensive practice with material drawn from a variety of disciplines. Prerequisites: ENGL 121 , 122, or permission of instructor.
 

PHIL 205  INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY 4
Study of selected writings from classical and contemporary philosophy giving a broad introduction to the issues of concern to philosophers. Particular emphasis is given to the relevance of philosophical study to Christian life and critical reflection upon the student's own philosophical ideas.
 

PHIL 206  INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC 4
Study of the nature of formal argumentation, inference and proof; includes practice in constructing logically sound arguments as well as analyzing those of others; some study of in-formal logical fallacies.
 

PHIL 305  MORAL PHILOSOPHY 4
Inquiry into the nature of the moral life; discussion of major ethical concepts such as duty, good/evil, piety, justice, altruism/egoism; selections taken from classical and contemporary authors; focus upon bringing ethical theory to life and practice. Course includes a service requirement. Prerequisite: PHIL 205 or permission of instructor.
 

PHIL 306, 307  HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY 4, 4
Fall quarter: historical study of major philosophers and philosophical movements from the Pre-Socratics to Modern Philosophy. Winter quarter: modern philosophers since Descartes. Prerequisite: PHIL 205.
 

PHIL 407  PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE (OR BIOL 407) 4
See the Biology section of this bulletin.
 

PHIL 410  PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION (OR EDUC 410) 3
See the Education section of this bulletin.
 

PHIL 412  PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION (OR RELT 412) 4
See the Religion section of this bulletin.
 

PHIL 496  SEMINAR 4
In-depth study of specific areas of philosophical research. Prerequisite: PHIL 205.



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