HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I, HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II, HIS 115 History of World Civilizations I, HIS 116 History of World Civilizations II, HIS 120 History of the Non-Western World I, HIS 121 History of the Non-Western World II, HIS 130 History of Latin America I, HIS 131 History of Latin America II, HIS 140 History of Asia & Pacific I, HIS 141 History of Asia & Pacific II, HIS 151 U S History to 1870, and HIS 152 U S History Since 1865 fulfill the social sciences requirement for the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Fine Arts, and Associate in Engineering Science degrees.

All HIS courses numbered 100 and above may be applied to the major field and elective requirements for the AA and AS degrees and the social or behavioral sciences requirements for the Associate of Applied Science and Associate in Liberal Studies degrees.

HIS 118 Foundations of Civilization and HIS 160 American Civilization fulfill the humanities requirement for the AA, AS, AFA, AES, and AAS degrees.

HIS 100 Topics in History (1-3)(1,0)

(1-3, 0) Designed to introduce the student to the complexities and challenges involved in a disciplined study of the past. Each topical section will concentrate on an intensive study and investigation of a particular topic in history. Repeatable to a total of six credits. (1.1 ) Proficiency Credit Available (3 C) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I (3)(3,0)

Study of the historical origins and development of western ideas, values and institutions from ancient times to the Renaissance. Examines selected ideas and aspects of cultural evolution which have most directly influenced the present. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S2 902 Proficiency Credit Available (3 C) Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II (3)(3,0)

A history of Western Civilization from the Renaissance to the Contemporary Age. The course will concern itself with the political, social, economic, cultural and artistic developments of the period. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S2 903 Proficiency Credit Available (3 C) Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HIS 115 History of World Civilizations I (3)(3,0)

This course examines the history of various civilizations throughout the globe from the earliest examples in Asia and Africa to the European Renaissance during the early 16th century. (1.1 ) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S2 912N Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

HIS 116 History of World Civilizations II (3)(3,0)

Starting with an assessment of the European Renaissance in the 15th century and increasing interaction among societies in various regions of the world, this course examines the ongoing development of major civilizations throughout the globe to modern times. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S2 913N Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Spring

HIS 118 Foundations of Civilization (3)(3,0)

The development of world civilization from the earliest peoples to modern global interdependence among peoples and nations. Emphasis is on the relationship between present and past and on the recurring themes that connect past, present, and future. Examines landmark documents and artifacts that have shaped human events and cultures. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H2 900 Proficiency Credit Available (2 ) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HIS 119 History & Politics of Gender (3)(3,0)

This interdisciplinary course is a broad survey of the history and politics of gender. Using the disciplines of history and political science, students will examine foundational texts in both disciplines that consider gender as an organizing principle in societies across time and geographic location. Students will examine historical and contemporary questions of the construction and representation of gender and its relationship to political power and inequality in the United States and around the world. The course will allow students to use the concept of gender to explore each discipline in order to encourage further study. (1.1) IAI General Education: S9 902D Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HIS 120 History of the Non-Western World I (3)(3,0)

This course examines the political, social, intellectual, cultural and economic history on non-western cultures in Asia, Africa and Latin America from the origins of civilization to the 16th century. (1.1 ) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S2 904N Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HIS 121 History of the Non-Western World II (3)(3,0)

This course examines the political, social, intellectual, cultural and economic history of non-western cultures of Asia, Africa and Latin America. A particular focus is placed on the origins of contemporary non-western societies and the varied responses and adaptations to modernity and Western influences. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S2 905N Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HIS 130 History of Latin America I (3)(3,0)

This course examines the political, economic, cultural, social, religious and intellectual history of the principle Latin American regions from pre-Columbian times and centuries of European hegemony through the early years of independence. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S2 910N Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

HIS 131 History of Latin America II (3)(3,0)

This course examines the political, economic, cultural, social, religious and intellectual history of the principle Latin American states and their people from the early years of independence to modern times. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S2 911N Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Spring

HIS 140 History of Asia & Pacific I (3)(3,0)

This course explores some of the major historical issues which have molded Asian history from ancient times to the early modern period. Rather than dealing solely with names and dates, students are asked to consider such issues as why Indian and Chinese civilizations followed such seemingly different paths as well as how the relative geographic isolation of Japan shaped its society. (1.1 ) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S2 908N Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading:Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HIS 141 History of Asia & Pacific II (3)(3,0)

This course explores some of the major historical issues which have molded Asian history from early modern period to the present. Rather than dealing solely with names and dates, students are asked to consider such issues as why Chinese and Japanese civilizations took such seemingly different paths to modernization as well as how interaction with the West, industrialization and the global economy changed Asian societies. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S2 909N Proficiency Credit Available (2 ) Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HIS 151 U S History to 1870 (3)(3,0)

Development of the United States from the first explorations through the Civil War to the eve of its emergence as a world power. Emphasis upon the concepts and institutions which resulted. (1.1 ) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S2 900 Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HIS 152 U S History Since 1865 (3)(3,0)

Development of the United States from the end of the Civil War to the present with special emphasis upon the factors which made it a world power together with the challenges arising therefrom. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Social Sciences requirement. IAI Course Number: S2 901 Proficiency Credit Available (3 C) Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HIS 160 American Civilization (3)(3,0)

This course is concerned with the history of major developments in the United States of America from the colonial period to the present. Students will be asked to assess the ways in which Americans have extended the Western tradition, and they also will be expected to analyze the distinctive cultural contributions of the United States. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H2 904 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HIS 170 History of Illinois (3)(3,0)

This course is designed to introduce the student to the historical development of the State of Illinois, the Chicagoland area and the city and environs of the Elgin, Illinois with special emphasis on the broader national concepts and institutions which contributed to and arose from the development. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None Recommended: HIS 151 or HIS 152

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

HIS 180 History of U.S. Latinas and Latinos (3)(3,0)

This course examines the major political, cultural, and social aspects of the history of Latinas and Latinos in the United States from the nineteenth century to the present. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HIS 189 African American History I (3)(3,0)

This course is will introduce students to the major themes, issues, and debates in African American history from Ancestral Africa through Emancipation. Topics covered include: Ancestral Africa, Africans in the Atlantic World, Slavery in Colonial North America, the American Revolution, Southern Slavery, Free Blacks, Abolitionism, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.(1.1) IAI General Education: S2 920N Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HIS 190 African American History II (3)(3,0)

This course is will introduce students to the major themes, issues, and debates in African American history from emancipation to the present. Topics covered include: slavery and abolitionism, the Civil War and Emancipation, Reconstruction, the Great Migration, Jim Crow segregation and African American resistance, Depression and WWII, the Long Civil Rights Movement, Black Power, Black feminism, contemporary Black politics, and contemporary Black culture.(1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading:Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

HIS 201 Modern European History (3)(3,0)

This course of study analyzes developments in European and global history from the French Revolution to the contemporary age. Some of the themes which will be covered, therefore, include: the Industrial Revolution, Nationalism, Liberalism, Socialism, Anarchism, Communism, Imperialism, Fascism, the World Wars and the Cold War and its aftermath. Furthermore, close attention will be paid to the unification of Europe and the environmental movement as well as to issues of ethnicity, race, religion and gender. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HIS 219 Honors Seminar in History (1)(1,0)

A seminar which complements a particular history course designed to provide the opportunity for study of the course material in greater depth, more sophisticated inquiry or methodology and/or more penetrating research. Repeatable to three credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None Recommended: Honors status

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HIS 240 East Asian History to 1600 (3)(3,0)

An examination of the most important developments in the civilizations of China, Japan and Korea from pre-history until the end of the sixteenth century. The course will focus heavily on Chinese History as that is the largest and most influential of the East Asian nations. (1.1 ) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HIS 241 East Asian History since 1600 (3)(3,0)

An examination of the most important developments in the civilizations of China, Japan and Korea from pre-history until the end of the sixteenth century. The course will focus heavily on Chinese History as that is the largest and most influential of the East Asian nations. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 ) Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

HIS 297 Independent Study in History (1-3)(1,0)

(1-3, 0) The student is to have identified a special study project and request advice and direction from the history faculty. The program will be carried out under the direction of one or more faculty members who will modify the proposal in accordance with departmental requirements for the credit involved. Repeatable to 12 credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Varies