History Minor

Required Courses for the History Minor

A student must successfully complete, at Fontbonne, a minimum of 50 percent of the credit hours required for the minor.

In addition to the courses listed below, a student must complete an additional HST American history elective (3 credits) and 6 credit hours of non-American history elective.

 

  • HST 103

    Introduction to Western Civilization I: Prehistory to 17th Century

    3 credits

    Covers prehistory, ancient history (Greece, Rome,
    Christianity, the Germanic Invasions), medieval history,
    early modern history (Renaissance and Reformation), and
    early 17th Century. Considers political, social, economic,
    cultural, religious and intellectual development of Europe
    and the West from prehistory to the seventeenth century.

  • HST 104

    Introduction to Western Civilization II: 17th Century to the Present

    3 credits

    Covers 17th century absolutism, the Scientific
    Revolution, the Enlightenment, the French Revolution
    and Napoleon, the 19th century (liberalism, socialism,
    nationalism, imperialism), WW I, democracies between
    the wars, the dictatorships, WW II, and the period since
    WW II (Cold War, Decolonization). Considers political,
    social, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual
    development of modern Europe and the West since 1648.

  • HST 105

    Introduction to American History I: Discovery through Civil War

    3 credits

    Promotes a better understanding of the United States and
    how it has developed through a study of the American
    past. Covers discovery and colonization, the American
    Revolution, the Constitution, the Federalist Era, the
    Democratic-Republican Era, Jacksonian Democracy,
    Manifest Destiny, and the Civil War.

  • HST 106

    Introduction to American History II: Post-Civil War to Present

    3 credits

    Promotes a better understanding of the United States and
    how it has developed through study of the American past.
    Covers Reconstruction after the Civil War, Big Business
    and Reform, the Progressive Era, WW I, the Roaring
    Twenties, the Depression, WW II, the U.S. since WW II.

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