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Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Textbooks
Dates: Mar. 1 – Apr. 27, 2024
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Register by: Feb. 27, 2024
Next offered: May. 6, 2024 - Jun. 22, 2024
The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 335
3 Credits
History of Christianity
Overviews the history of the Christian faith since the New Testament era. Notes the formative influence of the early church councils and places special emphasis on the nature and contributions of the Reformation. Discusses modern Christian history with application to contemporary theological issues. Three hours.
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Dates: Mar. 1 – Apr. 27, 2024
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Register by: Feb. 27, 2024
Prerequisites: Identical to Th 335.
Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity – 4th
Mark A. Noll, David Komline, Han-luen Katzer Komline
Baker Academic
ISBN: 9781540964885
5 Minutes in Church History: An Introduction to the Stories of Gods Faithfulness in the History of – 2019
Stephen J. Nichols
Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing
ISBN: 9780642891317
Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
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Textbooks
Dates: May. 6 – Jun. 22, 2024
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Register by: May. 3, 2024
Next offered: Jun. 24, 2024 - Aug. 10, 2024
The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 201
3 Credits
United States History to 1865
A survey of American history from the colonial era through 1865 with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects. Summer only, three hours.
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Dates: May. 6 – Jun. 22, 2024
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Register by: May. 3, 2024
Next offered: Aug. 30, 2024 - Dec. 14, 2024
America: A Narrative History (Ninth Edition) (Vol. 1) – 9th
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 978-0-393-912630
Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
Information
Textbooks
Dates: Jun. 24 – Aug. 10, 2024
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Register by: Jun. 21, 2024
Next offered: Aug. 30, 2024 - Dec. 14, 2024
The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 202
3 Credits
United States History 1865 - Present
A survey of American history from 1865 to the present with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects. Summer only, three hours.
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Dates: Jun. 24 – Aug. 10, 2024
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Register by: Jun. 21, 2024
Next offered: Jun. 30, 2025 - Aug. 16, 2025
America: A Narrative History (Ninth Edition) (Vol. 2) – 9th
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 978-0-393-91262-3
Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
Information
Textbooks
Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
Register
Register by: Aug. 27, 2024
Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
Information
Textbooks
Dates: Aug. 30 – Oct. 19, 2024
Register
Register by: Aug. 27, 2024
Next offered: Jan. 17, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 201
3 Credits
United States History to 1865
A survey of American history from the colonial era through 1865 with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects. Summer only, three hours.
Information
Textbooks
Dates: Aug. 30 – Dec. 14, 2024
Register
Register by: Aug. 27, 2024
Next offered: May. 12, 2025 - Jun. 28, 2025
America: A Narrative History (Ninth Edition) (Vol. 1) – 9th
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 978-0-393-912630
Hi 350
3 Credits
The West since 1914
Europe and the United States from 1914 to the present with emphasis on political, economic and cultural aspects. Three hours.
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Dates: Oct. 18 – Dec. 14, 2024
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Register by: Oct. 15, 2024
Prerequisites: Hi 101.
Contemporary Europe: A History – 10th
Wilkinson and Hughes
ISBN: 978-013184176
Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
Information
Textbooks
Dates: Jan. 17 – May. 3, 2025
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Register by: Jan. 14, 2025
Next offered: Mar. 7, 2025 - May. 3, 2025
The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
Information
Textbooks
Dates: Mar. 7 – May. 3, 2025
Register
Register by: Mar. 4, 2025
Next offered: May. 12, 2025 - Jun. 28, 2025
The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
Information
Textbooks
Dates: May. 12 – Jun. 28, 2025
Register
Register by: May. 9, 2025
Next offered: Jun. 30, 2025 - Aug. 16, 2025
The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 201
3 Credits
United States History to 1865
A survey of American history from the colonial era through 1865 with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects. Summer only, three hours.
Information
Textbooks
Dates: May. 12 – Jun. 28, 2025
Register
Register by: May. 9, 2025
America: A Narrative History (Ninth Edition) (Vol. 1) – 9th
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 978-0-393-912630
Hi 101
3 Credits
The Making of the Modern World
The course focuses on the process of historical thinking from a biblical perspective by investigating the forces and factors that have shaped the world we live in today, and by studying themes including empire building, revolutions, religious movements, philosophical and artistic accomplishments, social and economic networks. Both semesters and summer, three hours.
Information
Textbooks
Dates: Jun. 30 – Aug. 16, 2025
Register
Register by: Jun. 27, 2025
The Penguin History of the World – 6th
J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad
ISBN: 978-1846144431
Hi 202
3 Credits
United States History 1865 - Present
A survey of American history from 1865 to the present with a blend of political, economic and cultural aspects. Summer only, three hours.
Information
Textbooks
Dates: Jun. 30 – Aug. 16, 2025
Register
Register by: Jun. 27, 2025
America: A Narrative History (Ninth Edition) (Vol. 2) – 9th
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
W. W. Norton
ISBN: 978-0-393-91262-3
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