Departmental Syllabi

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Syllabi for Fall 2015:

HIST 110 Worldviews, Cultures, and Gods -- John Markovic
History of humanity and ideas since the ancient times up to the present.

HIST 117 Civilizations and Ideas I  -- Brian Strayer
Survey of the major world civilizations to 1700.

HIST 204 American Experience I -- Stephanie Carpenter
American history from Columbus through the Civil War.

HIST 290 Research Seminar  --  Stephanie Carpenter
Introduction to historical research.

HIST 316 History of the Christian Church I  -- John Markovic
Traces the history of Christianity from Christ to the Reformation.

HIST 426 Nationalism & Modernity, 1534-1914  --  John Markovic
Addresses the history of nationalism in its various forms and Modernism as a historical age and a system of ideas and ideologies.

HIST 437 Topics: Civil Rights --  Stephanie Carpenter
Exploration of American civil rights during the twentieth century.

HIST 459 Special Methods of Teaching History & Social Studies -- Brian Strayer
Practicum prior to student teaching of history/social studies.

HIST 475 History, Myth and Film -- Brian Strayer
Examines how films from 1900 to the present interpret historical events using docu-drama, propaganda, and feature films.

PHIL 224 Introduction to Philosophy  --  Gary Wood
Introduction to basic philosophical issues, such as faith/reason and free will.

PLSC 104 American Government  -- Gary Wood
A study of American national political institutions.

PLSC 230 International Relations -- Gary Wood
Studies factors that shape the politics of nations.

PLSC 437 Topics: Politics in Developing Countries -- Marcella Myers
An overview of the politics of developing countries and the variations across countries in political and economic outcomes.

PLSC 456 Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Political Thought -- Gary Wood
A study of the great political ideas from antiquity to early modern times through a consideration of thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Hobbes and Locke.

PLSC 237 Individual, State and Marketplace --  Marcella Myers
How public Policies affect people, nations and economics.

PLSC 260 Introduction to American Law  --  Paula Dronen
Studies the role of American law and the legal system.

PLSC 328 American Political Institutions: Congress  --  Marcella Myers
Examines the history and structure of the U.S. Congress.

PLSC 450 Globalization  --  Marcella Myers
Explores the meaning and impact of globalization on contemporary international politics.

 

Syllabi for May Express 2015:

HIST 117 Civilizations and Ideas I  -- John Nay (Contract Instructor)
Survey of the major world civilizations to 1700.

HIST 118 Civilization and Ideas II -- Stephanie Carpenter
Survey of the major world civilizations from 1700 to the present.

 

Syllabi for Spring 2015:

HIST 110 Worldviews, Cultures, and Gods -- Michael Younker (Contract Instructor)
History of humanity and ideas since the ancient times up to the present.

HIST 118 Civilization and Ideas II -- Brian Strayer
Survey of the major world civilizations from 1700 to the present.

HIST 205 American Experience II -- Stephanie Carpenter
American history from Reconstruction to the present.

HIST 317 History of the Christian Church II -- Steven Toscano (Contract Instructor)
Traces the history of Christianity from the Reformation to the present.

HIST 404 Adventist Heritage -- Brian Strayer
History of the SDA church.

HIST 437 Topics: Women in the American West, 1500-2000 -- Stephanie Carpenter
History of women in the American West since 1500.

HIST 469 America as a World Power, 1939-Present -- Stephanie Carpenter
American history from WWII to the present.

HIST 480 Senior Seminar -- Brian Strayer
Capstone course for seniors with oral examination.

HIST 488 Faith and History -- Gary Wood
A study of the major philosophies of history from a Christian perspective.

PHIL 224 Introduction to Philosophy -- Gary Wood
Introduction to basic philosophical issues, such as faith/reason and free will.

PLSC 104 American Government -- Marcella Myers
A study of American national political institutions.

PLSC 115 Introduction to Political Theory -- Gary Wood
An introductory survey of political thought as a basis of Western political thought from Greece through the present.

PLSC 225 Comparative Politics -- Marcella Myers
Examines different types of governments and how they developed.

PLSC 298 Research Seminar -- Marcella Myers
Introduction to Political Science research.

PLSC 420 Human Rights, Violations, and Reconciliations -- Marcella Myers
Studies concepts of human rights and their applications in today's world.

PLSC 458 American Political Thought -- Gary Wood
American political thought from Revolution to present.

 

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