History (HST) courses
HST 103 World History to 1600 C. E.
A study starting with the migration of the earliest humans as hunter/gatherers to the 1600's C.E. the age of science and the age of enlightenment.
HST 104 World History Since 1600 C.E.
A study of World History since 1600 C.E. beginning with the age of science and the Enlightenment's global impact to the most current global history. International/Intercultural component.
HST 121 Survey of US History to 1877
Credit By Examination. Formation of the United States and its civilization from the Age of Discovery through the Reconstruction Era, with emphasis on the influence of the Frontier and the Native American, European and African heritages; the constitutional development of the federal government; the evolution of the nation's economic system, social fabric and diplomatic experiences. Additional course work will be required for the students taking this as an Honors course, and a 'B' grade or higher must be earned in order for the student to receive an Honors 'H' designation. International/Intercultural component.
HST 122 Survey of US History Since 1877
Credit By Examination. Modernization of the United States and its role in the world affairs from the late 19th Century to the present, with emphasis on industrialization and urbanization and their impact on socioeconomic and international developments. Additional course work will be required for the students taking this as an Honors course, and a grade of B or better must be earned in order for the student to receive an Honors designation.
HST 197 Special Topics in History
This is a variable content course. May be repeated to a total of six hours if topic changes.
HST 224 US Civil War
Provides an in-depth examination of the growth of sectionalism, leading to Civil War between the North and the South in the United States. Provides an examination of the motives, efforts, successes, and failure of the war and the Reconstruction.
HST 226 Introduction to the History of Missouri
Designed to provide an awareness of the cultural, political, social, and economic developments and contributions of Missouri and Missourians during the evolution of the United States from 1821 to approximately 1990.
HST 232 African-American History
The purpose of Black History since 1865 is to facilitate student understanding of African-American history from the Civil War and Reconstruction until the present. The course will focus on the evolution of a distinctly Black American culture, on the struggle for civil rights during the 19th and 20th Centuries, and will utilize lectures, readings, discussions, recordings, and videos.