Aug 14, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 
  
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    GERM 212 - (CF,D) Continuing German II

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GERM 101-102 or equivalent) 

    Completion of GERM 212 satisfies one semester of the cultural diversity requirements.  Reading from modern authors of moderate difficulty.  Oral and written exercise.  Systematic review of German grammar.  (GERM 211 or its equivalent is normally the prerequisite to 212.)  Taught in German.  Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.

  
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    GERM 295 - (D) German Culture and Language

    3 cr.
    Intersession course to German, Austria and Switzerland.  Credits may be used in Free Area and Cultural Diversity but not for German major or minor.  Comparison of German and American cultures.  Study of history, music, political science, language and modern attitudes.  Team-taught by University faculty from several academic departments.
  
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    GERM 311 - (CF, W) Advanced German Composition and Conversation

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GERM 211-212 or equivalent) 

    Selected texts in prose and poetry.  Advanced practice in conversation and composition.  Survey of German grammar.  Taught in German.  Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.

  
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    GERM 312 - (CF,W) Advanced German Composition and Conversation

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GERM 211-212 or equivalent) 

    Selected texts in prose and poetry.  Advanced practice in conversation and composition.  Survey of German grammar. Taught in German.  Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.

  
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    GERM 313 - (CL,D) Survey of German Literature and Culture

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GERM 311-312 or equivalent) 

    A survey of German literature from the 11th century to the contemporary period, with special emphasis on the main intellectual currents as well as the social and political developments. Taught in German.

  
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    GERM 314 - (CL,D) Survey of German Literature and Culture

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GERM 311-312 or equivalent) 

    A survey of German literature from the 11th century to the contemporary period, with special emphasis on the main intellectual currents as well as the social and political developments. Taught in German.

  
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    GERM 315 - (W,D,CF) Violence in Twentieth Century Germany

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: Four completed semesters of college-level German or instructor permission) 

    Violence is a central problem in twentieth-century German culture and society. Our most common associations with “German” violences, including the two world wars and the Holocaust, are specific articulations of violence and brutality that together generate cultural and historical questions. Taught in German.

  
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    GERM 317 - (W,D,CF) German Travel Writing

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: Four completed semesters of college-level German or instructor permission) 

    A survey of travel writing in German, ranging from Romantic ideas about travel and Bildung, to colonial explorations, 19th century emigration to the Americas, 20th century German and Jewish German exile, mass-tourism in Weimar and the Third Reich, and post World War II immigration.

  
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    GERM 318 - (D,CL) Introduction to German Cinema

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: Completion of 4 semesters of college-level German or permission of instructor) 

    This masterpiece survey of German film offers students the opportunity to develop advanced skills and strategies for written and oral communication in German.  Students will consider key thematic, aesthetic, and political issues in films from the Weimar Republic; the Third Reich; post-war film; DEFA; New German Cinema; and re-unification.

  
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    GERM 319 - Business German

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GERM 311-312 or equivalent) 

    Overview of the spoken and written language of the German business world.  Formalities and conventions of letter writing, banking, import/export, and other commercial transactions.  Analysis of terminology from business-related areas such as finance, insurance and international commerce within a contemporary cultural setting.  Taught in German. Includes activities inside and/or outside the classroom that involve Language Learning Center (language lab) resources.

  
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    GERM 320E-320F - (W,D) Sex in the City: Gender and Modernity in Weimar Germany

    3
    The Weimar Republic (1919-1933) was formed in the wake of military and political conflicts and failed revolution.  This course explores relationships among the aestheticization of violence against women, their increased visibility in the labor force, and public expressions of women’s sexuality.  German language discussion section for credit toward the major or minor.
  
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    GERM 333 - German Practicum

    1 cr.


    (Prerequisite: Enrollment in a FLaC course, that is, a course listed as E and F, English language or Foreign language credit bearing.) 

    A one-credit course in the target language to supplement FLaC courses (Foreign Language across the Curriculum) taught in English.  In addition to doing their reading and writing in the target language, students receiving credit in the target language will meet an additional hour per week for discussion in that language.

  
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    GERM 482 - Independent Study

    Variable Credit


    (Prerequisites: GERM 311-312 or equivalent; junior or senior standing) 

    Tutorial content determined by mentor.

  
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    GERM 483 - Independent Study

    Variable Credit


    (Prerequisites: GERM 311-312 or equivalent; junior or senior standing) 

    Tutorial content determined by mentor.

  
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    GERO 110 - (S) Introduction to Gerontology

    3 cr.
    A multidisciplinary examination of the cognitive and affective aspects of aging. The course covers social, physiological, psychological, economic, and health aspects of aging, as well as service-delivery systems.  It explores planning and action strategies aimed at enhancing the quality of life and providing adequate benefits and services for the elderly.  Students who have taken HADM 110 are not eligible to take GERO 110.
  
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    GERO 216 - Aging and the Community

    3 cr.
    Consideration of selected community strategies effecting desired changes in the development and implementation of social services and programs for the elderly: legislative action, interagency relationships, the citizen role.  Students who have taken HADM 216 are not eligible to take GERO 216.
  
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    GERO 218 - Health and Aging

    3 cr.
    An explorative study of the mental and physical health problems prevalent in the older adult population, with emphasis upon the preventive aspect of health care as applied by themselves and healthcare providers.  Health-care approaches appropriate to the various problems, and relevant resources within the home and community are considered.  Students who have taken HADM 218 are not eligible to take GERO 218.
  
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    GERO 220 - Crime and Aging

    3 cr.
    A consideration of crime as it affects aging: examining the older adult as victim, offender, practitioner, and perpetrator, in light of current thought, policy, and law.
  
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    GERO 232 - Aging and Death

    3 cr.
    This course offers the student an opportunity to explore the mystery and meaning of death. Focus is on a number of aspects of dying and the death process, such as the dying individual and the family; cross-cultural perspectives; terminal illness; professions and death; rites and rituals. Students who have taken HADM 232 are not eligible to take GERO 232.
  
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    GERO 284 - Special Topics in Gerontology

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: Permission of the chair and the instructor) 

    Courses designed to meet specific needs of individual students or courses offered on a trial basis to determine the value of placing them into the regular curriculum.

  
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    GRK 111 - (CF) Beginning Greek

    3 cr.
    An intensive course in the fundamentals of Classical Greek grammar, with readings from both Attic and Koine (New Testament) Greek texts in GRK 112. Offered in rotation with Hebrew.
  
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    GRK 112 - (CF) Beginning Greek

    3 cr.
    An intensive course in the fundamentals of Classical Greek grammar, with readings from both Attic and Koine (New Testament) Greek texts in GRK 112. Offered in rotation with Hebrew.
  
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    GRK 205 - (D) Legacy of Greece and Rome

    3 cr.
    Survey of the artistic and cultural treasures of classical Greece and Rome, with a focus on their enduring legacy in our own civilization.
  
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    GRK 211 - Intermediate Greek

    6 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GRK 111-112 or equivalent) 

    Review of fundamentals. Readings from Zenophon, Euripides, and the New Testament.

  
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    GRK 212 - Intermediate Greek

    6 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GRK 111-112 or equivalent) 

    Review of fundamentals. Readings from Zenophon, Euripides, and the New Testament.

  
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    GRK 213 - (CL,D,W) Classical Greek Literature and Mythology

    3 cr.
    This course examines the role that mythology played in Greek literature, and examines the changing attitudes of the Greeks towards the Olympian gods from Homer to the fourth century B.C. All readings and lectures in English.
  
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    GRK 220 - Ancient Civilization: Greece

    3 cr.
    The political, constitutional, and cultural history of Greece from the earliest times to the death of Alexander the Great. All readings and lectures in English.
  
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    GRK 311 - Readings in Greek Literature

    1.5-3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GRK 211-212 or equivalent) 

    Selections from Greek writers to suit students’ special interests.

  
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    GRK 312 - Readings in Greek Literature

    1.5-3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: GRK 211-212 or equivalent) 

    Selections from Greek writers to suit students’ special interests.

  
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    GRK 482 - Guided Independent Study

    Variable Credit


    (Prerequisites: GRK 211-212 or equivalent; junior or senior standing) 

    Tutorial content determined by mentor.

  
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    GRK 483 - Guided Independent Study

    Variable Credit


    (Prerequisites: GRK 211-212 or equivalent; junior or senior standing) 

    Tutorial content determined by mentor.

  
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    HADM 110 - Introduction to Gerontology

    3 cr.
    A multi-disciplinary examination of the cognitive and affective aspects of aging.  The course covers social, physiological, psychological, economic, and health aspects of aging, as well as service-delivery systems.  It explores planning and action strategies aimed at enhancing the quality of life and providing adequate benefits and services for the elderly.  Students who have taken GERO 110 are not eligible to take HADM 110.
  
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    HADM 111 - Introduction to Health Administration

    3 cr.
    An introduction to health care and public health in the United States.  Guest speakers and two site visits to local health care organizations are included.  Includes service-learning component.
  
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    HADM 112 - Health Systems

    3 cr.
    The nature and organization of health systems in the United States and select countries.  Knowledge of health services for diverse populations is emphasized.  Guest speakers and two site visits to local health care organizations are included. Includes service-learning component.
  
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    HADM 211 - (W) Health Administration

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: HADM 111 or 112) 

    This writing-intensive course studies organization theory, behavior and management applied to health-care organizations.  Topics include leadership, conflict, organization structure, work groups, coordination, work design, communication, power, politics, change, strategy and performance effectiveness.

  
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    HADM 212 - Health Administration Law

    3 cr.
    The legal and regulatory environment of health care and the administration of health care services.  Includes service-learning component.
  
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    HADM 215 - Medical Terminology and Disease Management

    3 cr.
    This course introduces participants to medical terminology used in various fields of healthcare.  Basic techniques used in building medical terms is covered, using a systems approach to foster understanding of usage of such terms related to body structures and medical conditions.  Medical terminology will be reinforced within the concept of disease management, during which participants will become informed as to various ways used to improve the quality of life for patients.
  
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    HADM 216 - Aging and the Community

    3 cr.
    Consideration of selected community strategies effecting desired changes in the development and implementation of social services and programs for the elderly: legislative action, inter-agency relationships, the citizen role. Students who have taken GERO 216 are not eligible to take HADM 216.
  
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    HADM 218 - Health and Aging

    3 cr.
    An explorative study of the mental and physical health problems prevalent in the older adult population, with emphasis upon the preventive aspect of health care as applied by themselves and healthcare providers. Health-care approaches appropriate to the various problems, and relevant resources within the home and community are considered. Students who have taken GERO 218 are not eligible to take HADM 218.
  
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    HADM 232 - Aging and Death

    3 cr.
    This course offers the student an opportunity to explore the mystery and meaning of death.  Focus is on a number of aspects of dying and the death process, such as the dying individual and the family; cross-cultural perspectives; terminal illness; professions and death; rites and rituals.  Students who have taken GERO 232 are not eligible to take HADM 232.
  
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    HADM 284 - Special Topics

    3 cr.
    Selected topics of current interest in health administration offered on a variable basis such as health information technology, managerial epidemiology, international health systems, etc.
  
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    HADM 293 - Research in Health Administration

    3 cr.
    (Prerequisites: HADM major; PSYC 210)An introduction to research methodology as applied to health administration issues and problems with an emphasis on experimental and quasi-experimental designs.
  
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    HADM 312 - Health Finance

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: ACC 253 or 254 or permission of the instructor) 

    An introduction to financial and accounting concepts for health care providers.  Emphasis is placed on knowledge of third-party reimbursement and budgeting concepts.

  
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    HADM 314 - Health Policy

    3 cr.
    Public policy in the health-care sector is studied, including the process of policy making. Implications of governmental policies for health-care organizations and administrators are discussed.
  
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    HADM 315 - (D) Cultural Diversity and Health Administration

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: HADM major or minor; HADM 211 or permission of instructor) 

    The principles of management of culturally diverse society as applied to the health care field.  Emphasis is placed on the importance of assessing and addressing the health care needs of various cultural groups within a given health care service area.  Includes service-learning component.

  
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    HADM 316 - Health Care Marketing

    3 cr.
    Marketing theories, concepts and strategies as applied to the health-care field.  Define the marketing process.  Students learn the development of a marketing plan.
  
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    HADM 318 - Long-Term Care Administration

    3 cr.
    An introduction to the management of long-term care facilities.  Emphasis is placed on the differences between acute and long-term care, institutional and community-based long-term care services, and special concerns of the long-term care resident.  Site visits to long-term care facilities are included.
  
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    HADM 330 - Managed Care

    3 cr.
    The course provides an overview of managed care, current market trends and market performance issues.  Closed and open panels, managed care contracting, disease management, behavioral health services and managed Medicare/Medicaid programs are also covered.  Case studies of successful managed care programs are included throughout the course.
  
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    HADM 331 - International Health Care

    3 cr.
    This course examines international health-care services and systems, global integration, public health, expatriation, global competition, transnational enterprises, conceptual models, comparative management, international strategies, health-care issues and problems, health-care processes and functions in international businesses, cross-cultural management, intercultural communication, and leadership across cultures.
  
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    HADM 332 - Health Information Technology

    3 cr.
    This introductory course is designed to provide an overview of the present and future use of health information technology.  It is intended for undergraduate students in health care and information technology with an interest in health-related applications.
  
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    HADM 333 - Managerial Epidemiology

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: HADM 111 and/or HADM 112 or equivalent; a course in health statistics is recommended but not required) 

    This course focuses on epidemiological themes, including study design and data analysis, and introduces causal thinking and causal reference leading to measures of occurrence and measures of effect.  The student learns how to analyze epidemiological research studies.

  
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    HADM 380 - Internship in Health Administration

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisites: HADM 390, 18 HADM credits or approval of program director) 

    A supervised Health Administration work experience within an approved organizational setting.  Requires 120 hours in the field and a minimum of 18 hours of on-campus, faculty-led seminar. Graded Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory. Students must provide their own transportation.

  
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    HADM 390 - Career Seminar

    1 cr.
    A survey of current trends and occupations in health administration, with an emphasis on advanced planning and preparation for the required internship experience. Includes service-learning component.
  
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    HADM 441 - Issues in Health Care Administration

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: HADM senior) 

    A capstone course in which students demonstrate knowledge attained throughout the HADM curriculum as well as the ability to apply that knowledge in a practical manner through completion of a “mega case study” utilizing a small administrative group/team approach. Includes service-learning component.

  
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    HADM 480 - Internship in Long-Term Care Administration

    12 cr.


    (Prerequisite: approval of HADM director) 

    A practical internship in a licensed long-term care facility under the supervision of a licensed nursing home administrator.  Students spend 520 hours per semester in the field placement and 15 hours in on-campus seminars.  Students must accumulate 1,000 hours of internship experience by taking HADM 480 in both the fall and spring semesters of their senior year.   Students must provide their own transportation.

  
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    HADM 481 - Internship in Health Administration

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: HADM 380) 

    A supervised Health Administration work experience of 150 hours within an approved organizational setting. Graded satisfactory or unsatisfactory. Students must provide their own transportation.

  
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    HD 224 - Family Development

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: PSYC 110) 

    This course will explore the reciprocal interactions among children and parents as related to the development of all individuals in the family.  Topics covered include the roles of family members, parenthood and marriage, parenting at specific developmental stages, families with single parents, families with exceptional children, and child abuse.

  
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    HD 325 - Abnormal Child Psychology

    3 cr.


    (Also list as PSYC 325) (Prerequisites: PSYC 110, PSYC 225) 

    This course will consider atypical social, emotional, and mental development during childhood and adolescence.  Topics include mental retardation, intellectual giftedness, learning disabilities, psychopathology of childhood and adolescence, and conduct disorders.

    Credits cannot be earned for PSYC 325 and HD 325.

  
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    HD 334 - Couple and Family Therapy

    3 cr.


    (Also listed as PSYC 334) (Prerequisites: PSYC 110, PSYC 225) 

    An introduction to the theory, research, and practice of couples-counseling and family therapy.  Topics include family dysfunctions, assessment methods, treatment approaches, innovative techniques, and research findings.  Not regularly scheduled.

    Credits cannot be earned for PSYC 334 and HD 334.

  
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    HEBR 101-102 - (CF) Biblical Hebrew

    3 cr.


    (HEBR 101 is a prerequisite for HEBR 102) 

    A systematic introduction to the fundamentals of Biblical Hebrew grammar and to certain aspects of ancient Semitic language and culture.  Offered in rotation with Greek. (Also counts towards T/RS major)

  
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    HIST 110 - (CH) History of the United States

    3 cr.
    The United States from the time of its European beginnings to the present with special emphasis on the history of Pennsylvania; colonial origins to Reconstruction; Gilded Age to the modern era.
  
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    HIST 111 - (CH) History of the United States

    3 cr.
    The United States from the time of its European beginnings to the present with special emphasis on the history of Pennsylvania; colonial origins to Reconstruction; Gilded Age to the modern era.
  
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    HIST 120 - (CH) Europe: 1500 to the Present

    3 cr.
    European history with concentration upon the political aspects of European development.  The rise of national monarchies; political, social, economic and intellectual developments; industrialism, the new nationalism and liberalism.
  
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    HIST 121 - (CH) Europe: 1815 to Present

    3 cr.
    European history with concentration upon the political aspects of European development. The rise of national monarchies; political, social, economic and intellectual developments; industrialism, the new nationalism and liberalism
  
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    HIST 125 - (CH,D) Colonial Latin America

    3 cr.
    An introduction to colonial Latin American history: Amerindian civilizations; the Spanish and Portuguese colonial period, with emphasis on the themes of conquest, colonialism, race, class and gender.
  
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    HIST 126 - (CH,D) Modern Latin America

    3 cr.
    An introduction to modern Latin American history: the Latin American republics, with emphasis on the themes of nation building, dictatorship, cultural identity, revolutionary movements, and inter-American relations.
  
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    HIST 130 - (CH,D) World History I

    3 cr.
    The courses examine the history of human experience from a global perspective with particular attention to political, economical, and social changes.  World History I begins with human origins and proceeds through ancient civilizations to about 1500 A.D.; World History II begins about 1500 and comes to the present.
  
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    HIST 131 - (CH,D) World History II

    3 cr.
    The courses examine the history of human experience from a global perspective with particular attention to political, economical, and social changes.  World History I begins with human origins and proceeds through ancient civilizations to about 1500 A.D.; World History II begins about 1500 and comes to the present.
  
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    HIST 132 - (CH, D) Africa to 1870

    3
    The course surveys the history of Africa south of the Sahara Desert from the earliest time to the late 19th century.  Focus is on the technological, ecological, economic, and cultural history of early Africa.
  
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    HIST 133 - (CH, D) Africa Since 1870


    The history of Africa south of the Sahara Desert from 1870 to the present, focusing on colonization, independence, and the struggles and frustrations of contemporary African states.
  
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    HIST 140 - (W) The Craft of the Historian

    3 cr.
    Introduction to the craft of the historian including the techniques of historical study, research and writing as well as historiography.  Students will be given various exercises dealing with both primary and secondary sources to enable them to think historically through writing exercises based on historical questions.
  
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    HIST 211 - The Third World: Empire to Independence

    3 cr.
    A study of the developing nations with the developed nations in the contemporary world.
  
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    HIST 212 - (D) Rebels, Rogues, and Reformers

    3 cr.
    A sociological cross-cultural, and psychohistorical approach to those folk heroes, political “expropriators” and bandits whose spectacular exploits have been romanticized and preserved through the centuries. Figures such as Robin Hood, Cartouche, Pancho Villa, Jesse James, Che Guevara and others will be considered.
  
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    HIST 213 - (CH,D,W) Gender and Family in Latin America

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: One of the following – HIST 125, HIST 126, PS 219, SPAN 314, PHIL 242) 

    Examines the role of gender and family in Latin America from 1521 to present.  Themes of gender roles, marriage, family and licit and illicit sexuality will be highlighted.  Individual units will examine machismo, marianism, relations of power and women in the workplace.  Distinctions will be made according to race and class.

  
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    HIST 214 - (CH,D) History of Contemporary World Politics

    3 cr.
    Deals directly with the history of the political, economic, and social issues that are current in international affairs including the future possibilities of world order and the crises of foreign policy making.
  
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    HIST 215 - (CH,D,W) Church and Society in Latin America

    3 cr.


    (Prerequisite: One of the following – HIST 125, HIST 126, PS 219, SPAN 314, PHIL 242) 

    Examines the historic role of the Catholic Church in Latin America. Major themes include the conversion of New World peoples to Catholicism, syncretism, church and state, and liberation theology.  Other units include indigenous religions and beliefs, Protestantism and Judaism in Latin America.

  
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    HIST 216 - (CH,D) Race in American History

    3 cr.
    The course studies the role of race in American history from the colonial era to the present, focusing on the experience of African-Americans with consideration given to other racial and ethnic groups. Topics include: slavery; “Jim Crow” laws; the Ku Klux Klan; black migration of the 20th century; African-American community life; and the civil rights struggle.
  
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    HIST 217 - (CH) History of American Catholicism

    3 cr.
    A survey of the significant events, trends, and individuals reflecting the Catholic experience in America from the earliest colonial settlements to the post-Vatican II era.
  
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    HIST 218 - The World at War, 1939-45

    3 cr.
    Examination of the tactics, strategy, and global significance of World War II.  The logistics and scope of the conflict. Importance of propaganda, patriotism and the people.  Film-seminar approach. Film fee.
  
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    HIST 219 - (CH,D) Modern World History

    3 cr.
    A study of change and development in the world during the 20th century. Emphasis on cultural, economic, and political differences between Western and non-Western states.
  
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    HIST 220 - (CH) War and Modern Society

    3 cr.


    (Formerly H/PS 215) 

    Role of military force in international relations; historical background focusing on wars, American and European, of 19th and 20th century; theories of function of war; arms control and deterrence of war.

  
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    HIST 221 - (CH,D) The American West

    3 cr.
    A study of acquisition, settlement, and development of the Trans-Mississippi West, including the mining, cattleman’s and farmer’s frontiers; Indian removal, and Manifest Destiny in Texas and Oregon.
  
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    HIST 223 - (CH) Irish History

    3 cr.
    A survey of key political, social, and economic changes in Irish life since the coming of Christianity.  Topics include: society and the Church; the English connection; famine and emigration; Irish nationalism; independence and “The Troubles.”
  
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    HIST 224 - (CH,D) Ethnic and Racial Minorities in Northeastern Pennsylvania

    3 cr.
    Film-seminar approach to the study of various ethnic groupings in Northeastern Pennsylvania.  Seeks to achieve better understanding of the immigrant’s problems and accomplishments through use of documentary and feature films.
  
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    HIST 225 - Imperial Russia

    3 cr.
    From the crystallization of political forms in the ninth century through the Kievan State, Mongolian Invasion, rise of Muscovy to the Eurasian Empire from the 17th to the end of the 19th century.
  
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    HIST 226 - Russia from Revolution to Revolution

    3 cr.
    An examination of 20th-century Russia and the Soviet Union, beginning with the reign of Tsar Nicholas II and culminating with the breakup of the USSR and its aftermath. Analysis of the prerevolutionary Russia, the Bolshevik Revolution, Lenin and Stalin, World War II, the Cold War, the fall of communism and Russia’s place in world affairs.
  
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    HIST 227 - (D) The Civilization of Islam

    3 cr.
    An introduction to the history of Islamic civilization from the career of the Prophet Muhammed (c. 632 AD) to the eve of European colonization and imperialism.
  
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    HIST 228 - Ancient History

    3 cr.
    A survey of ancient civilizations of the Near East and Mediterranean worlds.  The culture, society and science of Mesopotamia and Persia; Egypt – the Gift of the Nile; the ancient Israelites; heroic, archaic, classical and Hellenistic Greece; republican and imperial Rome; the origins of Christianity.
  
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    HIST 229 - Ancient History

    3 cr.
    A survey of ancient civilizations of the Near East and Mediterranean worlds.  The culture, society and science of Mesopotamia and Persia; Egypt – the Gift of the Nile; the ancient Israelites; heroic, archaic, classical and Hellenistic Greece; republican and imperial Rome; the origins of Christianity.
  
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    HIST 230-231 - Medieval History

    6 cr.
    The civilization of medieval Christendom from the fall of the Roman Empire to the beginning of the 14th century; its religious, social, economic, cultural and political aspects; the relationship between church and society, belief and life style, ideal and reality; the interaction between Western Christendom, Byzantium and Islam.
  
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    HIST 232 - (CH) England, 1485 to 1714

    3 cr.
    The end of the Wars of the Roses; Tudor Absolutism, Henry VIII and Reformation; Elizabeth I; Renaissance and Elizabethan music and literature; the Stuarts; Colonialism; Commonwealth; Restoration; the Revolution of 1688; reign of Anne.
  
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    HIST 233 - (CH) England, 1714 to Present

    3 cr.
    Parliamentary rule; Cabinet government; political parties; Industrial Revolution; 19th-century reforms; building of a British Empire; World War I; problems of readjustment; World War II; Britain and the world today.
  
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    HIST 236 - Modern Germany: Unification and Empire

    3 cr.
    The 1815 Confederation; 1848 and the failure of liberalism; the Age of Bismarck; Wilhelm II and the “New Course”; World War I and the Collapse of the Empire.
  
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    HIST 237 - Modern Germany: The Twentieth Century

    3 cr.
    The troubled birth of the Weimar Republic: the Ruhr Crisis; the Stresemann Era; economic collapse and the rise of Nazism; the Third Reich, and World War II; the two Germanies and the “economic miracle.”
  
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    HIST 238 - (CH,D) History of American Women: From Colonization to Mid-Nineteenth Century

    3 cr.
    A study of American women from the colonial era to the mid-19th century.  Changes in the family, the workforce, women’s participation in politics and reform movements, and Native-American and African-American women.
  
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    HIST 239 - (CH,D) History of American Women: From Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present

    3 cr.
    A study of American women since the mid-19th century. The effects of industrialization on the family, women’s participation in the workforce, the Depression and the family, women and war, the feminist movement, and the conservative response.
  
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    HIST 240 - (D) Modern Italy

    3 cr.
    This course will examine major developments in Italian history from the Napoleonic invasion until current crises of the Republic. Important themes for discussion will be the unification movement, the liberal state, Fascism and anti-Fascist resistance, the postwar Republic, cultural and social change, and economic development.
  
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    HIST 241 - Law in the Western Tradition

    3 cr.
    A survey of ideas about law in Western civilization from antiquity until the Civil War. Emphasis on the legal systems, such as the Hebrew, the Athenian, the Roman, the German, and the Catholic, that influenced the modern ideas about the law.
  
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    HIST 242 - (CH,D) Modern East Asia

    3 cr.
    A survey of the history of East Asia from the 17th century to the present with a focus on China and Japan. Examines the transformation of political, economic, social, cultural and intellectual institutions in East Asia, and interactions with the outside world.
  
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    HIST 295 - (CH) Britain: Past and Present

    3 cr.
    (Prerequisite: any 100 level History course)Combines with travel experience in Great Britain to introduce the student to the major historical, cultural, political, economic and social events in Britain’s past and present.
 

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