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History - CE

HIT 004 – Africanisms in Contemporary America

This course examines the many different ways African cultural traditions survived and were passed down through several generations to become part of contemporary African American culture. The student will explore traditions in African American culture, cultural retention, slave trade in America, African traditions in the United States, and African Americans in contemporary culture.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate knowledge on several contemporary African American traditions,
2. demonstrate an understanding on several contemporary African American traditions,
3. demonstrate an understanding of the development of africanisms in the United States, and
4. identify several africanisms in contemporary African American culture.

HIT 005 – The Evolution of Catholicism in Maryland

This course is a historical survey of the evolution of the Catholic Church in the state of Maryland. The course explores George Calvert's founding of Maryland, Catholicism during the American Revolution, and the impact of immigration and the 19th and 20th century developments.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate knowledge of the Catholic influence in the founding of Maryland,
2. demonstrate an understanding of the development of Catholicism from the American Revolution through modern times, and
3. demonstrate an understanding of how Maryland¿s Catholic history has helped to shape contemporary Maryland cultures.

HIT 025 – Archaeology and the Bible

Examine archaeology as it applies to events and people in the Bible. Topics include evidence of Hebrews in Egypt; major conflicting theories about the years before Solomon and when Biblical stories were first written; the influence of other cultures; Jesus of Nazareth and the Dead Sea scrolls.

Course Objectives:
1. describe how artifacts of ancient cultures provide a framework for historical Biblical narratives;
2. cite conflicting theories about when Biblical stories were first put into writing, and
3. discuss the evolution and influences of early empires, including political, cultural, and economic development on Biblical writings.

HIT 035 – CMPGN/CVL/WAR/TN/GA/CAROLINAS

Course Objectives:
1. evaluate what made the western theater different from the eastern theater,
2. describe the background and personalities of the generals on both sides in the western theater and how those factors affected strategic plans and battlefield decisions; and
3. discuss daily life in battle for ordinary soldiers on both sides, on the march, in the hospital, and in the camps.

HIT 037 – CMPGNS/CVL/WAR PTII/EAST/BATTL

Course Objectives:
1. evaluate what made the eastern theater different from the western theater,
2. describe the background and personalities of the generals on both sides in the eastern theater and how those factors affected strategic plans and battlefield decisions; and
3. discuss daily life in battle for ordinary soldiers on both sides, on the march, in the hospital, and in the camps.

HIT 038 – Twelve Crucial Campaigns of World War II in the Pacific

Follow the war in the Pacific Theatre from Pearl Harbor to Okinawa by discussing strategies, tactics, weapons, technology, point of view of the soldiers and the evaluation of leaders on both the Allied and Japanese sides.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss how and why these 12 campaigns were crucial to the outcome of the war in the Pacific;
2. cite the strategy and tactics of these campaigns; and
3. identify the complex personalities, inter-service rivalries, and other factors that influenced the interactions and plans of the leaders on both sides.

HIT 040 – HIST/FEAT/MOVIE/PROD/IND/MD

Course Objectives:
1. identify names, facts and cinema works produced by major filmmakers working in the State of Maryland including techniques and location settings used in representative movies,
2. describe the role of local and state government offices set up to support, encourage, and facilitate feature movie-making in Maryland,
3. explain the financial and other benefits to citizens of Maryland of promoting the phenomenon of movie making in the state, and
4. identify major figures from the state of Maryland active in feature film making.

HIT 048 – The History and Sociology of Baseball

Trace baseball's development and contemporary impact in historical perspective and view it as "big business." Discuss the source of players' nicknames, The Curse of the Bambino and baseball's future.

Course Objectives:
1. describe and identify the hardships and contributions of minorities to baseball and their effects on American society,
2. calculate and evaluate through statistical analysis the performance of players to determine which players rate their fame,
3. explain the economic effect baseball has had on the US economy,
4. compare and contrast baseball's popularity through the years with other sports, and
5. compare and contrast how rule changes could affect the future popularity of baseball.

HIT 053 – Mexico: Past, Present, and the Impact on the United States

Learn Mexican history including particular historic figures. You will learn about mutual environmental issues, economics and NAFTA, border issues including immigration, international workers or "illegals," drug trafficking and more. Gain an appreciation of the culture of this land "south of the border."

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the historic relationship between Mexico and the US;
2. discuss the impact of how Mexico and the US respond to mutual economic, border, and trade issues;
3. describe the culture of Mexico;
4. explain the negative impression that many North Americans have of Mexico; and
5. discern fact from fiction concerning Mexico.

HIT 058 – Ancient Egypt - History, Art, and Culture

Gain a broad overview of ancient Egyptian history, art archaeology, mythology and culture. Examine the evolution of the construction of the pyramids, mummification and Egyptian mythology. Learn the place names of Egypt in use during different periods of history as well as their location. Investigate the pharaohs and dynasties that form the basis for today's interpretation of Egyptian culture.

Course Objectives:
1. identify the numerous place names of Egypt and their location;
2. list the terms used for Egyptian historical periods and the chronology;
3. cite the major monuments, tombs and archeological sites;
4. describe the relationship between Egyptian religion and mythology; and
5. evaluate the issues of geography, environment and culture.

HIT 064 – The Men Who Fought and Planned World War II

Cover the crucial roles played by Marshall, King, Arnold, MacArthur, Nimitz, Eisenhower, Halsey, Patton, Churchill and Roosevelt in the Allied victory over Germany, Italy and Japan. Each week you will discuss one man and his part in planning the strategy and fighting in the various World War II campaigns.

Course Objectives:
1. identify and evaluate ten leaders and their roles in the Allied victory over Germany, Italy and Japan;
2. discuss the significance of each leader's individual contribution to the Allied victory; and
3. evaluate the significant roles played by each of these men in various campaigns throughout the war.

HIT 077 – The Holocaust

Learn about the demented mind of Adolph Hitler, who strove to rule the world and to make all conquered peoples the slaves of the German "Master Race." Discover how his hatred for the Jewish people led to the Holocaust, in which six million Jews died. Topics include Anti-Semitism; the rise of Hitler and the Nazi party; Hitler's seizure of power; the 3rd Reich; Solution to the Jewish problem and the Jewish resistance and its aftermath.

Course Objectives:
1. analyze the causes that allowed Hitler's rise to power;
2. describe the philosophy of the Nazi party;
3. discuss Hitler's solution to the Jewish question; and
4. demonstrate knowledge of the Jewish resistance and its aftermath.

HIT 081 – ENGLAND IN THE TUDOR ERA

Course Objectives:
1. explain how the Tudor Monarchs serve as an entry to the political and religious history of England,
2. demonstrate an understanding of the English Reformation and the governing institutions (monarchy and Parliament),
3. assess the achievements and legacies of significant persons in 16th Century England,
4. evaluate the importance of Henry¿s divorce, and
5. describe the impact of Elizabeth¿s reign on the history of England and the world in which she lived.

HIT 179 – LEONARDO DA VINCI/RENAISSANCE

Course Objectives:
1. discuss different aspects of the Italian Renaissance;
2. understand the role of the Patron in Renaissance art;
3. compare and contrast various artist¿s versions of the Last Supper;
4. compare portraiture of da Vinci with that of Raphael, Lorenzo di Credi and others, with special emphasis on the Mona Lisa;
5. examine his work on the human figure;
6. review his style technique; and
7. discuss modern works inspired by da Vinci.

HIT 180 – EAST ASIA-BEFORE THE WEST

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the early history of China, Japan, and Korea;
2. identify the differences in art and literature of these Asian countries;
3. describe their cultures and historical development; and
4. assess the influence of China on the world around it.

HIT 181 – HOLY WAR:THE CRUSADES AND MORE

Course Objectives:
1. explain how the Tudor Monarchs serve as an entry to the political and religious history of England,
2. demonstrate an understanding of the English Reformation and the governing institutions (monarchy and Parliament),
3. assess the achievements and legacies of significant persons in 16th Century England,
4. evaluate the importance of Henry¿s divorce, and
5. describe the impact of Elizabeth¿s reign on the history of England and the world in which she lived.

HIT 182 – Maryland History - 1860-1950

Enhance existing knowledge of Maryland's rich and colorful heritage. Topics include the impact of the Civil War on Maryland, prominent leading citizens and their families, the state's response to both World Wars and a discussion of Maryland "firsts." Shared experiences are welcome.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the relevant historical highlights, timeline and personalities of the history of Maryland from 1861 to the 1950s;
2. analyze the important socio-economic trends and indicators of the state of Maryland's development, as well as population demographics from 1860 to the 1950s; and
3. identify the key political parties and issues, the primary industries and business sectors that stimulated growth and development of the state's economy, and the main transportation hubs and routes throughout Maryland.

HIT 183 – GREAT DECISIONS

Course Objectives:
1. discuss informed, thoughtful and articulate views on foreign policy issues facing the United States;
2. identify basic and accepted collections of points of reference, facts, and understanding issues facing the United States; and
3. identify non-partisan and well-informed sources of background, current data, current US policy, and the pros and cons of alternate policy options.

HIT 184 – FROM D-DAY TO BERLIN

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the battles, campaigns, and key decisions of the commanders on both sides;
2. analyze the tactics, strategies, and war-fighting capabilities of both sides; and
3. identify the key outcomes of each battle and campaign, and the reasons why each side either succeeded or failed.

HIT 185 – BRIT HIST/EDWARDIAN/VICTORIAN

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the influence of the British Empire in the 19th century,
2. discuss the pivotal role of the monarchy in British society,
3. identify the factors that transformed Great Britain into a world power in the 19th and 20th centuries, and
4. discuss how the British Empire impacted and influenced the world.

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