History and Political Studies Distance Courses

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Credits: 3

Survey of the development of major world civilizations to the eighteenth century, including the origins and history of ideas, worldviews, and institutions (Stoicism, Hinduism, Catholicism, etc.), with an emphasis on the interaction of cultures in the premodern world.
Format(s) Available: Interactive Online (section 999), Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Self-Paced Full Term (section 902).
Cost: $1,155 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar
Credits: 3

Survey of the development of world civilizations from the eighteenth century, including the origins and history of ideas, worldviews, and institutions (nationalism, anti-Semitism, racism, multiculturalism, etc.), with emphasis on cultural diversity and interaction and their meaning in the modern and post-modern world.
Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Self-Paced Full Term (section 902).
Cost: $1,155 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar

Credits: 3

A study of the rise and development of the United States from European contact with the Americas through the Civil War. Emphasis placed on cultural, religious, ethnic, and other social issues as well as politics, economics, and foreign relations.
Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Self-Paced Full Term (section 902).
Cost: $1,155 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar

Credits: 3

A study of the development of the rise and development of the United States from European contact with the Americas through the Civil War. Emphasis placed on cultural, religious, ethnic, and other social issues as well as politics, economics, and foreign relations
Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Self-Paced Full Term (section 902).
Cost: $1,155 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar

Credits: 3

Surveys the internal and external developments and conflicts which Christianity has experienced from the time of Christ up to the Reformation. Special attention given to those developments that relate to Seventh-day Adventist theological heritage.
Prerequisites: HIST 117 or permission of instructor. Not applicable to the General Education requiremnts in religion nor a major in religion. 
Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Self-Paced Full Term (section 902).
Cost: $1,155 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar

Credits: 3

Surveys the history of the church from the Protestant Reformation to the current time. Special attention is given to the Protestant Reformation,  the Catholic counter-reformation, Puritanism, Rationalism, Evangelicalism, the rise of modern denominations, and worldwide mission expansion and ecumenism.
Prerequisites: HIST 118 or permission of instructor
Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Self-Paced Full Term (section 902).
Cost: $1,155 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar

Credits: 3

A study of the background and development of the Seventh-day Adventist denomination from its beginnings in the Millerite Movement to its present global impact. Swing course - Approved 400-499 courses qualify for graduate-level credit for graduate students.
Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Self-Paced Full Term (section 902).
Cost: $1,155 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar

Credits: 3

A study of American political institutions and behavior, primarily on the national level. May be applied to the history major.
Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Self-Paced Full Term (section 902).
Cost: $1,155 (additional costs for books and fees)

Sample syllabus:self-paced opening learning, others are similar