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Courses available for the Spring 2020 semester:

History

HIST 100: The Silk Road: Central Asia in World History
Dr. Andrew de la Garza

HIST 100: Nazi Germany
Dr. Rich Frankel

HIST 100: Independence in the Early U.S.
Dr. Ian Beamish
 
HIST 100: History of Medicine
Dr. Marissa Petrou

HIST 101: World Civilizations I

Survey of the origins and development of world cultures from prehistory to 1600.

HIST 102: World Civilizations II

Survey of the social, cultural, political and economic patterns of change in world societies from 1600 to the present..

HIST 221: The United States to 1877

Surveys the development of ethnic and cultural diversity in America, the establishment of national political and economic institutions, the early development of American ideals and traditions, and the formation of an expansionistic foreign policy.

HIST 222: The United States Since 1877

Examines selected economic, intellectual, political and social developments transforming post-Civil War and 20th-century American society.

HIST 223: Honors the United States to 1877

Surveys the development of ethnic and cultural diversity in America, the establishment of national political and economic institutions, the early development of American ideals and traditions, and the formation of an expansionistic foreign policy.

HIST 224: Honors the United States Since 1877

Examines selected economic, intellectual, political and social developments transforming post-Civil War and 20th-century American society.

HIST 307: History of Louisiana

From early exploration and settlement to the present..

HIST 317: Collapse of Europe, 1917-1945
Dr. Chester Rzadkiewicz

HIST 324: Atlantic World
Dr. Robin Hermann
 
HIST 355: Black History
Dr. Theodore Foster
 
HIST 368: History of Religion
Shawn Thibodeaux
 
HIST 371: Race and Sports in Latin America
Dr. Manuel Morales-Fontanilla
 
HIST 380: Modern Civil Rights Movement
Dr. Theodore Foster
 
HIST 381: Muslim Empires
Dr. Andrew de la Garza
 
HIST 390: Archives and U.S. History
Dr. Ian Beamish
 
Introduction to methods and sources involved in historical research, writing, argumentation, and oral presentations. Topics vary and will be selected by the professor.
 
HIST 420: The Classics of Greece and Rome 
Dr. Carl Richard
 
HIST 430: 20th Century Louisiana
Dr. Michael Martin
 
HIST 451: Acadiana HIstorical
Dr. Robert Carriker
 
HIST 490: 
Dr. Liz Skilton

HIST 505: 
Dr. Sarah Runcie

HIST 511: Nationalism in Central and Eastern Europe
Dr. Richard Frankel.

HIST 525: Modern Civil Rights Movement
Dr. Theodore Foster
 
HIST 541: Exhibit Design and Development
Dr. Marissa Petrou

 

Geography

GEOG 103: World Geography

Introduces the basic concepts of geography while examining human activities in different regions of the world. Special emphasis is placed on the geographic factors affecting the development of nations.

GEOG 104: Physical Geography

Survey of the factors of the natural environment that are of vital importance to human life and activities.

GEOG 310: United States and Canada

Geographic examination of culture economy, natural and human resources.

GEOG 350: Louisiana
Kathleen Espinoza

Detailed study of a relatively small geographic area. Land forms, climate, and natural and human resources are considered from the standpoint of the role they play in influencing the economic and cultural potential of the state.

GEOG 371: Model Arab League
Dr. Brittany Cook

GEOG 380: Principles of GIS
Dr. Brittany Cook

 

Philosophy

PHIL 101: Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to the major problems of philosophy through a critical reading of selections from great philosophers.

PHIL 151: Honors Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to the major problems of philosophy through a critical reading of selections from great philosophers.

PHIL 201: How to Think about Weird Things
Dr. Keith Krocz
 
PHIL 202: Critical Thinking

Introduction, inductive logic, logical fallacies, and basic forms of valid reasoning.

PHIL 316: Professional Ethics

Study of some of the moral problems encountered in the professions of business, medicine, law, and engineering; different conceptions of the nature and source of moral obligation in the professions.

PHIL 319: Philosophy of Law
Dr. Andrea Conque 
 
PHIL 322: History of Modern Philosophy
Dr. Istvan Berkeley

PHIL 342: The Philosophy of Science
Dr. Istvan Berkeley

PHIL 373: Science Fiction and Philosophy
Dr. Micah Dugas

Undergraduate Program Course Requirements

Graduate Program Course Requirements