History

Program Plan

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History
3.0 credits HIST-121: Western Civilization to 1700
Examines the intellectual, social, economic, cultural, and political evolution of Western Civilization from the origins of the humanity to 1700. [NM Common Course Number HIST 1053, Area V: Humanities/ Fine Arts Core]
Prerequisites: ENGL-099 and (RDNG-095 OR RDNG-096) or appropriate Accuplacer English and Reading Scores.
Offered: ALL
3.0 credits HIST-122: Western Civilization from 1700
Examines the intellectual, social, economic, cultural, and political evolution of Western Civilization since 1700. [NM Common Course Number HIST 1063, Area V: Humanities/Fine Arts Core]
Prerequisites: ENGL-099 and (RDNG-095 OR RDNG-096) or appropriate Accuplacer English and Reading scores.
Offered: ALL
3.0 credits HIST-211: U.S. History to 1865
Introduces students to the history of the United States from its beginnings to the end of the Civil War. It focuses on the central themes and issues while examining the political, economic, social, intellectual and cultural developments of the era. Classes include lecture and discussion components. [NM Common Course Number HIST 1113, Area V: Humanities/Fine Arts Core]
Prerequisites: ENGL-111 and (RDNG-099 OR RDNG-113) or appropriate Accuplacer scores.
Offered: ALL
3.0 credits HIST-212: U.S. History From 1865
Introduces students to the history of the United States from the end of the Civil War to the present. It focuses on the central themes and issues while examining the political, economic, social, intellectual and cultural developments of the era. Classes include lecture and discussion components. [NM Common Course Number HIST 1123, Area V: Humanities/Fine Arts Core]
Prerequisites: ENGL-111 and (RDNG-099 OR RDNG-113) or appropriate Accuplacer scores.
Offered: ALL
3.0 credits HIST-221: Colonial Latin America
Examines the major civilizations of pre-conquest Central and South America, the Spanish and Portuguese Conquests, and the colonial history of Latin America to the completion of the independence movements of the early 19th century.
Prerequisites: ENGL-111 and (RDNG-099 OR RDNG-113) or appropriate Accuplacer scores.
Offered: DMND
3.0 credits HIST-222: Modern Latin America
Examines the nation building process of Latin America following independence in the early 19th century to the present. Latin America will be investigated in the context of the larger world community. Classes include lecture and discussion components.
Prerequisites: ENGL-111 and (RDNG-099 OR RDNG-113) or appropriate Accuplacer scores.
Offered: DMND
3.0 credits HIST-260: New Mexico History
Examines the history of New Mexico from the earliest times to the present, concentrating on the political, economic, social, and cultural changes that have occurred. [NM Common Course Number HIST 2113, Area V: Humanities/Fine Arts Core]
Prerequisites: ENGL-111 and (RDNG-099 OR RDNG-113) or appropriate Accuplacer scores.
Offered: FASP
3.0 credits HIST-270: Native American History and Culture
Introduces the history and cultures of Native peoples of North America from the earliest times to the present. The course will examine culture change and the interaction of native groups with each other and European peoples. Contemporary priorities and ongoing concerns are also examined.
Prerequisites: ENGL-099 and (RDNG-099 OR RDNG-113) or appropriate English and Reading Accuplacer scores.
Offered: SP
3.0 credits HIST-272: Navajo History
Introduces the history of the Navajo with supporting ethnographic material. The course begins with the entrance of the Dine into the Southwest and continues to the present, with a concentration on the 20th century political and economic development. Offered in collaboration with Dine College (NIS 211).
Prerequisites: (RDNG-095 OR RDNG-096) and ENGL-099 or appropriate Accuplacer Reading and English scores.
Offered: FALL
1.0 - 3.0 credits HIST-299: Special Topics
Special or specific topic course to meet the needs of students. Topics and credits are announced in the Schedule of Classes. These courses may be used as electives for Associate degree requirements. May be repeated one or more times for additional credit. No more than 6 credits of special topic courses can be used toward a degree.