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Fall 2015 Credit Courses: History

American History and Society Through Music
A narrative survey of U.S. history from the colonial period to the present through an exploration of its musical history. The course investigates America’s fundamental principles of politics, its primary social issues, and its wealth of aesthetic musical initiatives. Students examine the unity, diversity, originality, and adaptability of significant political, social, and musical institutions.
HIS3130 / 4 credits
Noncredit option: $625
Edmund Cionek
Tues., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Sept. 1–Dec. 15
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Empire City: A History of New York City
An introduction to the history and culture of New York City. New York’s colonial origins, its critical role in the American Revolution, and its 19th-century ethnic and social conflicts are studied. Secondly, the evolution of the city’s dynamic growth in the 20th century and the impact of 9/11 are examined. Lastly, the image of New York City as portrayed in literature and film is explored.
HIS3265 / 4 credits
Noncredit option: $625
Joseph Verdicchio
Mon., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Aug. 31–Dec. 14
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Vietnam and Modern America
Decades after its end, the legacy of the Vietnam war—America’s second longest war and a defining episode in its history—is still felt and hotly debated. Using documents, memoirs, fiction, poetry, song, and film, this course explores the war’s origins, development, ultimate conclusion, and aftermath, while paying special attention to those who experienced it both “in country” and at home.
HIS3269 / 4 credits
Noncredit option: $625
Joseph Verdicchio
Wed., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Sept. 2–Dec. 16
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Posted March 16, 2015

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