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Course Code: HIST308 Course ID: 3990 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course explores European colonial history from the fifteenth century to the present. It takes into account the exploration, colonization, and decolonization of the Americas, Africa, Asia, India and the Middle East by three major European powers: Britain, France, and Spain. The actions of these countries, among others in Europe, affected the areas they colonized and the indigenous populations for generations to come. This course will focus on the expansion of European empires, the consolidation, management, and disintegration of the empires. (Prerequisites: HIST300/HS334 for History and Military History majors only)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon completion of HIST308 European Colonialism, students should be able to:

  1. Utilize and further develop investigative skills in history by seeking primary and secondary information relating to a specific event or person.
  2. Identify the causes and events leading to the European discovery, exploration, and settlement of areas outside of Europe.
  3. Summarize and integrate historical information concerning significant eras, themes and traditions - political, economic, societal, and military - of the colonization of the Americas, Africa, India, Asia, the Middle East and Australia/the Pacific.
  4. Analyze the impact of European colonialism and rule on native populations.
  5. Identify the consequences of colonialism and decolonization.

All assignments will be due on Sundays at 11:55 pm EST. Content, spelling, punctuation, grammar, and timeliness count toward your grade. Final grades for this course are based on the following grading instruments: Discussions (initial questions, follow up questions, and responses to classmates), written assignments (research paper proposal, book review, short paper, research paper), and final exam.

Upon completion of HIST308 European Colonialism, students should be able to:

  1. Utilize and further develop investigative skills in history by seeking primary and secondary information relating to a specific event or person.
  2. Identify the causes and events leading to the European discovery, exploration, and settlement of areas outside of Europe.
  3. Summarize and integrate historical information concerning significant eras, themes and traditions - political, economic, societal, and military - of the colonization of the Americas, Africa, India, Asia, the Middle East and Australia/the Pacific.
  4. Analyze the impact of European colonialism and rule on native populations.
  5. Identify the consequences of colonialism and decolonization.
Book Title:Modern South Asia: History, Culture, Political Economy 4th Ed. - eBook available in the APUS Online library. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:9781138243682
Publication Info:Routledge Lib
Author:Bose, Sugata
Unit Cost:$42.57
 
Book Title:HIST308 course pack: History of European Colonialism - all titles included in the coursepack are available in the APUS Online Library; Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:HIST308CP
Publication Info:LAD Custom Publishing Lib
Author:APUS
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.