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Course Descriptions/Common Syllabi

This section contains descriptions of courses offered at Moberly Area Community College. Not all of the courses listed in this section are offered every semester. Information on where and when these courses are available may be found in each semester’s course schedule available on the Course Offerings page. Contact advising for more information.

For Course Syllabi, click on the course title to view.

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HST 101 Western Civilization I  3-0-3  CORE42Logo_sM  (MOTR WCIV101)
This introductory course acquaints students with Western heritage, beginning with a study of the early Middle Eastern civilizations of Mesopotamia and progressing through the civilizations of Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Europe of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation. The political, economic, social, cultural, and religious aspects of each of these cultures are examined.

HST 102 Western Civilization II  3-0-3  CORE42Logo_sM  (MOTR WCIV102)
Students are introduced to Western culture beginning with the Renaissance and Reformation and progressing through the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, the Age of Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, and the major events of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Humanism, secularism, human rights, the doctrine of progress, liberalism, conservatism, totalitarianism, socialism, Darwinism, and many other ideological concepts are examined.

HST 105 **American History to 1865  3-0-3  CORE42Logo_sM  (MOTR HIST101)
This course is a survey of the economic, social, and diplomatic aspects of the United States from 1492 to the Civil War. A study of the federal and Missouri constitutions is included.

HST 106 **American History from 1865  3-0-3  CORE42Logo_sM  (MOTR HIST102)
This course is a survey of the economic, social, and diplomatic aspects of the United States from 1865 to the present. A study of the federal and Missouri constitutions is included.

HST 150 African-American History I  3-0-3  CORE42Logo_sM  (MOTR HIST101AA)
This course is a survey of the role played by African-Americans in the United States from the beginning of the slave trade until the Civil War in such areas as economics, politics, religion, art, and culture. Special emphasis is placed on studying the African background of American heritage. (IN)

HST 151 African-American History II  3-0-3  CORE42Logo_sM  (MOTR HIST102AA)
This course is a survey of American history from the Civil War to the present from an African-American viewpoint. Emphasis is placed on contributions made by African- Americans during this period in the areas of economics, education, medicine, the westward movement, the military, sports, art, and culture. Special attention is given in this course to the Civil Rights and Black Protest Movements. (IN)

HST 201 American Women, American Times  3-0-3
This course surveys the history and development of the role of women in American society, beginning with colonial times. While attention is given to the “great women” in America’s past, emphasis is placed on the historical theme of women’s ever-changing positions in society as family members, workers, voters, and contributors to American culture. (IN)

HST 215 America in Vietnam  3-0-3
This is a survey of the Vietnam War (1945- 1975) with emphasis on U.S. involvement in the 1960s. Focus is on military history as it relates to the social and political history of the period. Vietnam will be seen as a case study in U.S. foreign policy. (IN)

HST 220 America On Screen I  3-0-3
This course explores the portrayal of American history and culture in the movies from early colonial days to the 1920s.

HST 221 America On Screen II  3-0-3
This course explores the portrayal of American history and culture in the movies from the Great Depression to recent history and future visions of America and the world.

HST 299 Special Studies in History (1-6)-0-(1-6)
This course will consist of specialized study in areas of the department, which are not covered in-depth in courses already offered. Students may take no more than three Special Studies courses in any one discipline. (IN)

1981-82 National Championship Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran
Ball Boy – Troy Halterman
Eleanor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Brenna Kelly
Carmela McMullen
Tammy Harryman
Janet Thompson
Kim Cooley
Lisa Brown
Georgia Hinson
Kathy Schulz
Denise Derrieux
Margrett Bassett
Jackie Glosson
Marion Fitzsimmons
Manager – Debbie Brown
Manager – John Peveler

1980-1981 Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran 
Sandy Moore
Pat Seger Zeitlow
Lisa Linathcum Holt
Patty Rapp Thorne
Renne Skaggs Brown
Vickie Crigler
Elenaor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Sheri Sills Schneider
Sara Figg Gillilan
Manager Roxie Robinson
Manager Debbie Brown

1977-78 Women’s Team

Coach Joyce Campbell
Assistant Coach Steve Hunter
Mary Smiley Wohlford
Linda Connor Seidt
Robin Fitzsimmons Trammell
Janet Jackson
Debbie Stith Head
Kristie Richards Musick
Donna Farris David
Brenda Rucker
Neal Head, trainer
Cara Sue Bowden Cockerham, manager