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Continuing Education - Undergraduate Credit

Summer 2014 Credit Courses: History

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online courses iconHistory-on-Hudson: History of the Hudson Valley Region
Dive into a more than 400-year study of “America’s First Great River.” Discover why, where, and how the Hudson River region has had—and continues to have—a vital role in shaping American history and society. The region’s history is examined through a selection of such themes as culture, exploration, art, literature, economics, industry, transportation, international relations, and the environment.
Note: This course is 100 percent online; please visit for details.
HIS1450 / 4 credits
Laura Chmielewski
Session I (Intensive): May 19–June 6

Course title and description revised 5/09/14:
*CANCELLED* Emergence of the Modern U.S.: 1877–1945
Examines some of the political, social, and economic transformations in the United States between 1877 and 1945. Topics include immigration, the expanding international role of the U.S., reform movements, urbanization, and technological change. Analysis of a range of primary sources, from paintings to film, is emphasized.
HIS3465 / 4 credits
Joseph Verdichhio
Tues. & Thurs., 1–4:35 p.m.
Session II: June 10–July 24
Room: Refer to the online schedule

online courses iconAfrican History
This study of African history addresses the continent’s geography and how it has affected Africa’s place in history, the rise and fall of civilizations, Islamic/Arab influences, European colonization, independence movements, and current challenges. In particular, students examine the slave trade and its effects on African societies, colonial domination, and the rise of nationalist movements.
Note: This course is 100 percent online; please visit for details.
HIS3615 / 4 credits
George Keteku
Session IV (Intensive): July 7–25

Updated June 4, 2014

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