History Course Offerings for Fall 2022
Note for Students
Registration begins April 11th. Advising week is April 4-8. We encourage you to meet with your advisor or Dr. Sarah Robey, our undergraduate director. Her email is email@example.com. You can schedule an appointment with her through her Calendly page.
Please note there could be some adjustments in delivery mode options, like an additional SO section associated with an in-seat class. These changes may not be reflected in this Course Booklet but could be found at classes.isu.edu in the online schedule when it goes live on March 21st.
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Delivery Mode Legend
SO courses are online courses that meet Synchronously Online.
CL courses are in-person sections of Synchronously Online courses.
AO courses are online courses that meet Asynchronously Online.
BL courses are blended courses whose in-seat time has been reduced due to a strong online component.
DL courses are distance learning courses that have sections on different campuses such as Pocatello, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls, and/or Meridian as well as an online (WebRTC) option.
If no delivery mode is indicated, this is an in-seat only course.
HIST 1100 (Objective 7): History in Film
01: AO Late 8-Week Session with Dr. Arunima Datta (CRN: 18164)
This course will examine contemporary and classic cinemato understand how history gets reflected in movies and how movies in turn influence present-history. In this course we will focus on the 2 biggest film industries in the world Hollywood (US film Industry)and Bollywood (South Asian-particularly Indian film industry). As a result, this course will be divided into two sections –first half will focus on Hollywood and the second will focus on Bollywood. Through the medium of the movies, this course will examine cultures to explore universal social, cultural, and political themes, as well as examining stereotypes and issues of representation as they relate to the globalization of our world.
HIST 1101 (Objective 6): World History I
01: AO Late 8-Week Session with Dr. Lauren MacDonald (CRN: 16476)
02: AO Session with Victor Curiel (CRN: 17472)
This survey of pre-modern world history covers the human experience --the movements of people, the rise and fall of civilizations, the development of new technologies, the eruption of war, the outbreak of disease, the creation of art, and the triumphs and disappointments of individual lives -- across the globe from ancient times to c. 1500.
HIST 1102 (Objective 6): World History II
01: AO Late 8-Week Session with Dr. Zack Heern (CRN: 16476)
This course takes a thematic approach to investigating major patterns of interaction between diverse human societies over the past 500 years. Students will critically analyze how cultural, social, economic, and/or environmental exchanges between people from different regions helped shape the modern world - through the lens of Empires, imperialism, and colonialism. From the 1500s to today.
HIST 1111 (Objective 6): United States History I
01: AO Session with Dr. Kevin Marsh (CRN: 12951)
This course covers Colonial origins and achievement of independence, constitutional government, national boundaries, and the preservation of the union.
HIST 1118 (Objective 7): US History and Culture
01: AO Session with Dr. Sarah Robey (CRN: 13376)
02: ST: U.S. Food History AO Session with Dr. Sarah Robey (CRN: 18608)
Food is central to our society. Whether you understand as food something that connects you to your family and heritage, an expression of your values or religion, a hobby or a chore, or simply as sustenance for your daily activities, food carries a lot of meaning for us. It might not surprise you to know that throughout history, food has always carried all sorts of political, cultural, and social meaning. This course is an introduction to U.S. history using food as its cultural focus. We will use a variety of primary source (historical recipes, menus, nutritional guides) and secondary sources (studies written by historians about food in the past) to explore how American history has been literally and figuratively fueled by food.
HIST 1120 (Objective 7): Themes in World History
01: ST: Caribbean History MWF 1 p.m.-1:50 p.m. SO(Online) Session with Dr. Lauren MacDonald (CRN: 12783)
02: ST: Caribbean History MWF 1 p.m.-1:50 p.m CL(In-person) Session with Dr. Lauren MacDolad (CRN: 18577)
03: MWF 1 p.m.-1:50 p.m. SO(Online) Session with Dr. Lauren MacDonald (CRN: 20275)
04: MWF 1 p.m.-1:50 p.m CL(In-person) Session with Dr. Lauren MacDolad (CRN: 20293)
Populated by the descendants of people from the Americas, Africa, Europe, and Asia, the modern Caribbean has been called a "crossroads of the world." This course considers the history of the Caribbean and how that history was made, beginning with the pre-Columbian residents of the islands and continuing until the modern day.
HIST 2201 (Objective 9): Women in U.S. History
01: AO Session with Dr. Marie Stango (CRN: 13437)
02: AO Late 8-Week Session with Kristine Hunt (CRN: 19096)
This course is a survey of the changing roles of women and ideas about gender in colonial North AmericanandU.S. History. Together, we’ll explore histories of women’s lives, focusing on politics, economics, education, health and medicine. We will also think about how gender -- and how people have thought about gender in the past -- have shaped colonial North American and U.S. society.
HIST 2252 (Objective 9): Asian History and Culture
01: AO Session with Ronald James (CRN: 20175)
This course is offered as an introductory online/independent study of traditional and modern East Asian culture and history.
HIST 2258: Native American History
01: AO Session with Dr. Elizabeth Kickham (CRN: 19797)
This course is offered as an introductory online/independent study of traditional and modern Native American culture and history.
HIST 2291 (Objective 8): Introduction to Research
02: MW 10 a.m-10:50 a.m. SO(Online) Session with Dr. Sarah Robey (CRN: 18159)
This course explores how to find primary research sources. Required for History Majors.
HIST 3307: Early North America
01: MWF 9 a.m-9:50 a.m. SO(Online) Session with Dr. Lauren MacDonald (CRN: 19599)
02: MWF 9 a.m-9:50 a.m. CL(In-Person) Session with Dr. Lauren MacDonald (CRN: 19584)
This course explores the history of Early North America, colonial histories, and the Atlantic World.
HIST 4418/5518: History for Teachers
01: TR 2:30 p.m-3:45 p.m. SO(Online) Session with Dr. Marie Stango (CRN: 18157/18576)
02: TR 2:30 p.m-3:45 p.m. CL(In-Person) Session with Dr. Marie Stango (CRN: 10765/13352)
HIST 4420/5520: Topics in U.S. History
01: ST: Natural Disasters - History TR 9:30 a.m-10:45 a.m. SO(Online) Session with Dr. Kevin Marsh (CRN: 19598/19597)
02: ST: Natural Disasters - History TR 9:30 a.m-10:45 p.m. CL(In-Person) Session with Dr. Kevin Marsh (CRN: 19585/19596)
HIST 4431/5531: Topics in Global History
01: ST: US/Africa Relations AO Session with Dr. Raphael Njoku (CRN: 19604/19616)
HIST 4442: Witchcraft and Magic
01: AO Session with TBD (CRN: 19593)
HIST 4443/5543: Topics in European History
01: ST: Modern Art MWF 12 p.m-12:50 p.m. SO(Online) Session with Dr. Jonathan Fardy (CRN: 19606/19617)
02: ST: Modern Art MWF 12 p.m-12:50 p.m. CL(In-Person) Session with Dr. Jonathan Fardy (CRN: 19605/19615)