History (HISTORY)

History (HISTORY) 111  
History of American People To 1865  

Exploration of the new world and its colonization; study of colonial life with emphasis on cultural heritage and the American Revolution; emergence of American nation traced through major trends and events in economic, political, cultural, social and intellectual affairs; includes past and present American cultural patterns. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
IAI: S2 900 GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
History (HISTORY) 112  
History of American People From 1865  

American history from the close of the Civil War to the present; political and economic developments, and social, intellectual and cultural changes. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
IAI: S2 901 GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
History (HISTORY) 113  
United States Labor History  

Labor movements development in the United States; worker issues such as wages, hours, working conditions are analyzed within their historical context; labor legislation, collective bargaining, social insurance, government intervention and prospects for organized labor are examined in their historical setting. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK, TR, WR  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
History (HISTORY) 114  
The Afro-American In American History  

Role of the African-American in American culture and the historical traditions which give rise to current dilemmas confronting the American community: traces history of people of African heritage from the background of African culture and slave trade as they became a part of American life. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH  
IAI: S2 923D GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
History (HISTORY) 115  
Afro-American History Since 1865  

Reconstruction period after the Civil War; black politics in the new South; rise of Jim Crow sentiment; alliance of northern industry and southern Bourbonism; early northward migrations and urban culture; growth of civil rights organizations; W. E. B. DuBois and Booker T. Washington; blacks in World Wars I and II; post-war developments. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
History (HISTORY) 117  
History Of Chicago Metropolitan Area  

Evolution of Chicago metropolitan area from frontier outpost to modern metropolis; economic, social, political and cultural changes, analysis of institutions, discussion of current problems requiring solution in context of their historical background. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
History (HISTORY) 118  
Women In American History  

Introduction to history of women in America, women's changing status in society; effect of major events and forces on women's lives; women's role in reform; discussion of recent problems in light of past developments. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
History (HISTORY) 141  
History of World Civilization to 1500  

Definition and flowering of the classical civilizations of Eurasia, Africa, and the Americas. Emphasizes environment, cultural diffusion, and technology as shaping forces in world history; empires and trade links; the major religious systems to 1500 C.E. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
IAI: S2 912N GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
History (HISTORY) 142  
Hist World Civiliz Frm 1500  

Effects of the military, scientific, industrial, and democratic revolutions on the balance of civilization after 1500 C.E. Topics include: the gunpower empires; the "Columbian exchange;" colonialism and the price revolution; capitalism and liberalism in global perspective; nationalism and dictatorship; the century of total war; the shifting world balance in the new millennium. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
IAI: S2 913N GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
History (HISTORY) 201  
The History of the Mexican People  

This course will survey over a thousand years of Mexican history, beginning with the first migrants from Siberia, followed by the ancient Olmec, Toltec, Mayan and Mexica-Tenochca civilizations, and Spanish colonial rule. In addition, the course will examine the origin and development of Mexican culture. Regional, national and international laws and policies impacting Mexican and Mexican-American communities are analyzed. Concepts such as colonization, nationalism, and globalization’s impact on Mexico’s peoples are considered from a historical, social and economic perspective. Finally, the course will evaluate class inequalities in Mexico by analyzing the relationship of economics, gender, ethnicity and social class. Writing assignments will be required as appropriate for the discipline.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
History (HISTORY) 211  
Problems In History  

Methods of historical research; specific subject matter depends on faculty member in charge. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
History (HISTORY) 212  
History & Culture Of China  

Study of Chinese history from Asian dynasties to the present. Political, economic, and cultural structure of traditional Chinese civilization, foreign relations, invasions, and consequences including the rise of the Communist Party and the emergence of modern Communist China. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, MX, TR  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
History (HISTORY) 215  
History of Latin America  

Political and constitutional history of principal Latin American nations; European, American and Indian backgrounds, movements for independence, and social and economic movements pertinent to their present relationships with the United States. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
IAI: S2 920N GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
History (HISTORY) 216  
History of Latin America in the U.S.  

History, development and contributions of persons of Latin American origin or ancestry in the United States with emphasis on those of Mexican, Puerto Rican and Cuban background; includes pre-colonial origins in America, Europe and Africa; development of distinct cultures in the Western Hemisphere; migration patterns to the United States; development of communities in the United States and directions in the Chicago area. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW  
HD Course  
History (HISTORY) 225  
Modern Middle East History  

This course examines the history of the Modern Middle East since World War I by looking at the challenges posed by imperialism and the rise of nationalism in the area. The region studied encompasses the Arab world, Israel, Turkey, and Iran. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW  
IAI: S2 920N GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
History (HISTORY) 230  
Ancient History  

History of ancient Mediterranean civilization from its origins to the fall of the Roman Empire; background of Egyptian, Assyrian, and Babylonian civilizations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
History (HISTORY) 232  
Modern European History 1500-1830  

Medieval backgrounds, the Reformation and religious struggles, the development of nation-state, commercial revolution, colonization and European expansion. Includes the rise of Prussia and Russia and the French Revolution. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
History (HISTORY) 233  
Modern European History Since 1830  

Recent European history, includes 19th century background, emphasis on the period following the Versailles Treaty of 1919. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences  
History (HISTORY) 243  
The Far East in the Modern World  

Historical development of China, India, and Japan. Evolution of Oriental culture, economy, society, and government; the relation of America and the Far East, and the impact of Western ideas and institutions on the region. Survey of Philippines, Indo-China, Indonesia and Korea. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK  
IAI: S2 920N GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
History (HISTORY) 247  
African History to Colonial Period  

Historical background of Africa south of the Sahara; pre-colonial and cultural development including tribal histories, impact of colonialism and development of African nationalism. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
IAI: S2 920N GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
History (HISTORY) 248  
African History - Modern Period  

Growth of colonial government; the economic role of colonies; early opposition movements against European imperialism; the psychology of the colonizer and colonized; civil wars and independence. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK, MX, OH, TR  
IAI: S2 920N GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences HD Course  
History (HISTORY) 250  
Topics in American History  

Selected topics in history for students interested in further developing and understanding specific periods, movements and leaders; emphasis on the social, political, economic, intellectual and philosophical events and implications. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, WR  
GE: Social & Behavioral Sciences