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Accounting 010
Africana Studies 014
American History 512
American Literature 352
Anthropology 070
Art 080
Art History 082
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
Biology, Computational and Integrative 121
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Digital Studies 209
Economics 220
Engineering Transfer 005
English and Communication (Communication 192, English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Rhetoric 842, Writing 989)
Finance 390
Forensic Science 412
French 420
Gender Studies 443
Geology 460
German 470
Global Studies 480
Health Sciences 499
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Departmental Honors Program
Teacher Certification in Social Studies
Scholarships and Awards
Courses (Historical Methods and Research 509)
Courses (European History 510)
Courses (American History 512)
Courses (African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Honors College 525
Human Resource Management 533
Individualized Majors and Minors 555
Journalism 570
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Minor
Learning Abroad
Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Management Science and Information Systems 623
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Religion 840
Reserve Officer Training Programs
Social Work 910
Sociology (920), Anthropology (070), and Criminal Justice (202)
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Teacher Education 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Theater Arts 965)
World Languages and Cultures (French 420, German 470, Global Studies 480, Spanish 940)
Urban Studies 975
Visual, Media, and Performing Arts (Art 080; Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Theater Arts 965)
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2023 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516) Courses (African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)  

Courses (African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)

50:516:211 Latin America I (G) (3) Begins with the ancient American civilizations, progresses through the period of Spanish and Portuguese colonialism, and ends with the wars of independence and nation-building in the 19th century.
50:516:212 Latin America II (G) (3) From the early 19th-century wars of independence to the present. Emphasis on racial and ethnic groups, relations with the United States, urbanization, and migration.
50:516:231 East Asia I:  East Asia before 1800 (G) (3) Focuses on China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, from the beginning to 1800. By examining topics such as religion, philosophy, gender, technology, trade, and imperial expansion, we will learn about the indigenous aspects of each of these civilizations, how they interacted with each other, and their historical significance for contemporary concerns.
50:516:232 East Asia II:  East Asia from 1800 to the Present (G) (3) Introductory survey covering broad trends and developments in East Asia in this period. Can be taken by itself or as a sequel to East Asia I. Should be of interest to those who wish to build or strengthen their general understanding of modern East Asia.
50:516:265 Imperialism (G) (3) The rise and fall of European power in the third world during the 19th and 20th centuries.      
50:516:280,281 Introductory Topics in World History (G) (3,3) A theme in African, Asian, Latin American, or world history.
50:516:341 Japan in the Era of the Samurai (G) (3) This survey course examines the history of Japan and the Japanese people from the earliest times until the overthrow of the samurai in 1868, including the emergence of the imperial state, the rise of the samurai class, and the development of traditional Japanese culture, including religion, literature, and the arts. Along the way, we will consider the extent to which myths and legends about the samurai are true or false, as well as the role played by women in the making of Japanese culture.
50:516:342 Modern Japan (G) (3) Focuses on the period of Japanese history from the Meiji restoration in 1868 to the present. Japan is the only East Asian country reaching the same level of economic development as the major Western powers. Traces Japan's transformation from an isolated island country to an aggressive colonial power and then to a peaceful economic giant.
50:516:345 Imperial China: From the Earliest Times to 1644 (G) (3) Traces the history of China from the middle of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), when it was the largest and most advanced civilization on the planet, to the end of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), when its imperial foundations began to falter.
50:516:346 Modern China: 1900 to Present Day (G) (3) Begins with an examination of the important events of China's tumultuous 20th century, including the fall of the imperial system and the establishment of the Chinese Republic, the Communist Revolution, and the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949. The course ends with a look at contemporary China in the aftermath of the Cultural Revolution and the economic reforms of the late 1980s.
50:516:350 The Caribbean (G) (3) From its colonial beginnings in 1492 to the present. Focuses on slavery and independence, 20th-century interisland politics and relations with the United States, and migration and cultural change since the 1960s.
50:516:380,381 Special Topics in World History (G) (3,3) A theme in African, Asian, Latin-American, or world history.
50:516:499 Independent Study in World History (BA) Independent reading under the direction of a member of the department. Prerequisite: Permission of a faculty supervisor.
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