Course Catalog : Subject Area




History Courses Offered @ TNCC

Course Description and Pre-requisites
HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Examines the development of western civilization from ancient times to the present. The first semester ends with the seventeenth century; the second semester continues through modem times. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Examines the development of western civilization from ancient times to the present. The first semester ends with the seventeenth century; the second semester continues through modem times. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 111 History of World Civilization I
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Surveys Asian, African, Latin American, and European civilizations from the ancient period to the present. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 112 History of World Civilization II
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Surveys Asian, African, Latin American, and European civilizations from the ancient period to the present. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 121 United States History I
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Surveys United States history from its beginning to the present. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 122 United States History II
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Surveys United States history from its beginning to the present. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 125 History of the American Indian
(3 credits) Examines the history and culture of the native peoples of the Americas. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 127 Women in American History
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Studies the role of women and attitudes toward women in American society from colonial times to the present. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 141 African-American History I
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Surveys the history of Black Americans from their African origins to the present. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 142 African-American History II
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Surveys the history of Black Americans from their African origins to the present. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 155 Life in Colonial Virginia
(3 credits) Studies life in Virginia before the American Revolution, including politics, economics, customs, culture, and the slave plantation system. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 180 Historical Archaeology
(3 credits) Introduces both the methods and theories in historical archaeology as practiced in the United States and worldwide. Includes time and space, field survey, excavation, archival and laboratory research. Includes field trips to site excavations. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 231 History of Latin American Civilization I
(3 credits) Examines Latin American civilizations from pre-Columbian origins to the present. Part I of II. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 252 History of Middle East Civilization II
(3 credits) Surveys intellectual, cultural, social, economic and religious patterns in the civilizations of the Middle East. Covers Semitic, Indo-European, and Tarkic-speaking peoples from pre-Islamic to the present. Part II of II. Lecture 3 hours per week.