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HIST 100 Introduction to History

Effective date: January 2017

Examines historical enquiry and methods, reviews basic historical terminology, introduces researching and writing history, and utilizes seminar experiences. While this course serves as an introduction to other history courses, all students will benefit from the critical thinking, writing, research, and oral skills taught.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

HIST 102 World Civilizations 1: Pre-1450

Effective date: January 2017

Students study historical events in a global context, focusing on the evolution of leading civilizations by identifying major stages in their development. The major characteristics and frameworks of the interaction between peoples and societies around the globe are emphasized.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

HIST 103 World Civilizations 2: Post-1450

Effective date: January 2017

Continues the survey initiated in HIST 102, by bringing it up to the present. Western notions of industry, business, and power emerge to encounter and challenge older cultural traditions. The basis for the global interconnectedness of the 21st century is established.

Note: HIST 102 is highly recommended for preparation to HIST 103.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

HIST 104 Inside the Middle East: A History of the Middle East

Effective date: January 2017

This course is an introduction to the region between the Mediterranean and the Indian subcontinent since 1500 CE, surveying the physical environment and resources, the societies, religions and cultures of the area, the effect of imperialist rule and inter-imperialist conflict there and the popular responses to imperialism.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

HIST 106 Age of Crisis: World History 1900-1945

Effective date: January 2017

This course examines the growing challenge to European global dominance, even as European economics, politics and culture became entrenched. The emergence of ideologies that shaped the world, including nationalism, anti-imperialism, fascism and communism is studied.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

HIST 108 New World Order? World History Since 1945

Effective date: January 2017

This course traces the decline of European colonialism and the emergence of neo-colonialism. It examines world tensions generated by the Cold War and assesses the collapse of the Soviet bloc. It charts the emergence of the USA as a global economic, political, military and cultural power, and the worldwide response.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

HIST 110 Inventing Canada: History of Canada Before Confederation

Effective date: January 2017

This course examines social, cultural, political and economic developments leading to the creation of Canada. It includes a study of Aboriginal societies, European colonization and its legacy, Aboriginal-European relations, French-English relations and the growing shift in focus from a local to a continental structure.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

HIST 112 Oh Canada: Canada After 1867

Effective date: January 2017

This course traces social, economic, cultural and political developments within Canada after 1867. It includes a study of foreign and economic policies, racial/ethnic and class relations and tensions, changing gender roles, industrialization and reform, regionalism and nationalism.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

HIST 115 Sexuality in the West: 1750 to the Present

Effective date: January 2017

Sexuality has a past and western views of sexuality have changed dramatically since 1750. This course uses lectures, seminar readings, music, film and images to explore the beliefs and social practices through which sexual identities are created and transformed. By introducing sexuality as a category of analysis, then examining some of the main theories and concepts developed in Western society since the 18th century, this course will examine the ways in which sexual identity and behaviour have been fundamentally reorganized in Western societies and imposed on both indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$388.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

HIST 116 Hollywood as Historian: History in Film

Effective date: January 2017

Do Hollywood films influence your ideas of history? Learn the ways in which feature films and/or documentaries depict historical events and the ways in which history is presented in print and film media. Examine topics such as gender, death, ethnicity, and propaganda in historical fiction, biographies and studies of iconoclastic historical figures. Explore representations of specific historical periods such as the First and Second World Wars, the Cold War, and the Great Depression.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$388.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

HIST 120 European History: From Renaissance to Revolution

Effective date: January 2017

This course surveys Europe from 1500 to 1789, tracing the development of intellectual, political, scientific, religious, economic and social foundations of modern Europe. It traces the growth of cities and nation-states; the emergence of intellectual and religious systems (and their challenges) and globalization; and the nature and impact of technology.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

HIST 122 European History: Revolution to Present

Effective date: January 2017

This course examines the creation of the contemporary European economic, political, cultural and social conditions, focusing in particular on nationalism, revolution and counter-revolution, war, and the development of capitalism and its attendant class structure. Changes in everyday life, gender roles and relations, and cultural manifestations are also studied.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

HIST 204 Canadian Women: 1600-1920

Effective date: September 2016

This course examines Canadian women's historical experience prior to 1920. Themes include women's roles in the family, paid and unpaid work, sexuality and reproduction, religion, social reform, women's legal and political status, and the impact of industrialization.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

HIST 206 Canadian Women: 1916-Present

Effective date: September 2016

This course examines Canadian women's historical experience after 1916. Themes include: political culture, law, paid and unpaid work, sexuality, social reform, and changes and continuities regarding the status of women.

Note: HIST 204 is highly recommended for preparation to HIST 206.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

HIST 214 Our Home on Native Land: BC History

Effective date: September 2016

Studies the post-European contact segment of BC history, beginning with the fur trade and ending with the present. Major themes include the fur trade, colonial period, economic development, racism, Aboriginal relations, political polarization, and BC in Confederation.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

HIST 230 City on a Hill: US History to 1865

Effective date: September 2016

After contrasting native and European backgrounds to settlement in North America, this course examines the cultural, philosophical/religious, imperial, and socio-economic factors leading to the emergence of the United States as a nation-state. Topics include Aboriginals, Puritanism, British imperialism, American Revolution, slavery and revivalism.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

HIST 232 USA: God Bless America: US History After 1865

Effective date: September 2016

A broad overview of the 20th century, showing the emergence of the US as the world's sole superpower. Topics include international affairs (foreign policy and wars), the movement of public opinion, the background of ideals, and the interplay of social, cultural, political and economic forces.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

HIST 250 Human Wrongs and Rights: A History of Human Rights

Effective date: September 2016

A survey of the development of the concept and practice of human rights over the past three centuries as this has occurred in several countries, mostly European and North American. Examines the principles and practice of democracy, especially with regard to relations between state and citizen, majority and minorities.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

HIST 252 Survival of the Fittest: Sport History

Effective date: September 2016

This course examines the critical themes, events and issues in the development of modern sport from the early Greeks to the present and covers topics such as the relationship between sports and politics, technology, science and business. It explores the issues of class, ethnicity and gender in sports.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

HIST 290 Special Topics in History

Effective date: September 2016

This course is an introduction to selected topics or problems in history. The topics may vary from term to term, focusing on a particular period, topic or genre of history. They will include, but are not limited to, regional, national, international, gender or class studies.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
History
Tuition
$334.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

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