Courses Offered

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HISTORY COURSES OFFERED


HIST 1301: U.S. History to 1865
A general survey of American history from the earliest discovery period through the Civil War. This course is required for graduation and teacher certification.  Offered in both the traditional classroom and on-line. Required textbook: The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People, 7th edition, by Alan Brinkley. NY: McGraw Hill (2014).

HIST 1302: U.S. History From 1865
A continuation of HIST 1301. A general survey of American history from the end of Reconstruction (1877) to the present. This course is required for graduation and teacher certification.  Offered in both the traditional classroom and on-line. Required textbook: The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People, 7th edition, by Alan Brinkley. NY: McGraw Hill (2014).

HIST 2321: History of Civilization I
A general survey of the origins, development and significance of various cultures from prehistoric times to about 1650.  This course is required at most universities for teacher-certification and for many other degrees.  This History of Civilization course can also be used to fulfill Humanities requirements in most degree plans. Required textbook: World History, 7th edition, Duiker & Spielvogel. NY: Cengage (2012).

HIST 2322: History of Civilization II
A continuation of HIST 2321.  A survey of the history of civilization from 1650 to the present, including the development of nationalism, imperialism and contemporary developments.  This course is required at most universities for teacher-certification and for many other degrees.  This History of Civilization course can also be used to fulfill Humanities requirements in most degree plans. Required textbook: World History, 7th edition, Duiker & Spielvogel. NY: Cengage (2012).

HIST 2301: Texas History
Survey of Texas from Spanish exploration to the present. Special emphasis on economic, social, political and military history of Texas Revolution and Republic. This course can be taken in lieu of HIST 1301 if graduation with an Associate's Degree from NCTC is intended. Required textbook: Beyond Myths and Legends: A Narrative History of Texas, 4th ed., by Kenneth Howell, et.al.Wheaton, IL: Abigail Press (2011)


HUMANITIES COURSES OFFERED

 
HUMA 1301: The Ancient World
The Ancient World is an interdisciplinary, multi-perspective assessment of the earliest civilizations in history.  Using a thematic approach, the course explores what is means to be human; and how people have expressed their humanities through political and economic institutions, social relations, religious communities, and artistic and intellectual endeavors.

HUMA 1301: Classical Period
The Classics is a class that looks at the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome, and to a lesser extent, the ancient Near East.  It is interdisciplinary and we will look at the political history, social history as well as the philosophy, mythology and literature of the period in an attempt to understand the spirit of these cultures.


HUMA 1301: Hollywood Does History
Hollywood Does History is a multi-disciplinary course that examines the technological and organizational evolution of the film industry and its historical role in reflecting and shaping American attitudes and culture.


HUMA 1301: Human Rights
The History, Philosophy, Law, Art and Literature of the Human Rights Movement.


HUMA 1301: Immigration
The Immigration class is a course that researches from the early years of immigration to the American Colonies to the problems of present day immigration in the United States. You will hear and read the stories of immigrants, attend a culture event, research your immigration story and name origin, as well as  analyze art work for the stories told by artist about immigration.


HUMA 1301: The Cold War
An introduction and survey about the historical period known as the "Cold War," 1945-1989.


PHILOSOPHY COURSES OFFERED


PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to the study of ideas and their logical structure,including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena.Includes introduction to the history, theories, and methods of reasoning from the Pre-Socratics to present.

PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics
Classical and contemporary theories concerning human conduct in society and moral and ethical standards.

PHIL 2303:  Introduction to Logic
Nature and methods of clear and critical thinking and methods of reasoning such as deduction, induction, scientific reasoning and fallacies.


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