Lincoln College

Undergraduate Catalog 2013-1014: Lincoln College

History

HIS 101: Western Civilization I (S2 902)

Credits: 3:0:3
This course surveys the historical evolution of Western Civilization from the dawn of history through the Renaissance and the rise of the Nation-State system.

HIS 102: Western Civilization II (S2 903)

Credits: 3:0:3
This course is a continuation of History 101 from Louis XIV to the present.

HIS 121: United States History I (S2 900)

Credits: 3:0:3
This course studies the time frame from the colonial period through the Civil War. In addition to political history, the social and economic forces which have profoundly affected the American people and the problems which attend world leadership are emphasized.

HIS 122: United States History II (S2 901)

Credits: 3:0:3
This course is a continuation of History 121 from the Civil War to the present.

HIS 129: The African-American Experience

Credits: 3:0:3
This course examines the people, events, and forces which have shaped the nation from “slavery to self-determination.” The focus will be on the hardships but, more importantly, the positive contributions of black Americans in our history from the period of the nation’s founding to the present. The class will gain, through exploration of stories and objects, an appreciation for the “experience” of Black America.

HIS 205: The United States in the 20th and 21st Centuries: 1900-Present

Credits: 3:0:3
This course traces the great change in the United States from the 20th century’s dawn to the present. Special emphasis will be placed upon cultural-social forces and responses, including popular culture and entertainment, reform movements, and American values, in the context of the dynamic interplay of political and world events from a cultural/social and a domestic perspective.

HIS 211 Life of Lincoln and the Civil War

Credits: 3:0:3
This course is a survey of the important history and events affecting the life of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. Use of Lincoln College’s special collections of books and pamphlets as well as the writings of Abraham Lincoln will be included in the study.