His 103 is designed to address topics from Unit 1 (Module 1) and Unit 2 (Module 1) from the CAPE History Syllabus: This course places profound emphasis on the Caribbean and Latin America prior to the advent of the Atlantic World.  The course will also explore the repercussions of European presence in the Americas i.e., the shift in geopolitical relations, and its legacy in the Atlantic Basin. The discipline of history consists of three aspects – its content, its organizing principles, and its methods of inquiry. As a partial requirement for the successful completion of this course, students are expected to inquire and investigate into issues affecting indigenous communities within Belize and report their findings in a research paper. 

This course analyses those conflicts that ensued from the dismantlement of obsolete practices such as chattel slavery, colonialism, and mercantilism. Topics covered in this course includes: Reconquest of Africa, World War I, World War II, Decolonization and Cold War. At the successful completion of this course, you the student should be able to synthesize information, evaluate sources for accuracy, omission, and bias, and communicate ideas both in written and oral presentation.

This course analyzes chattel slavery and emancipation as institutions based upon labor control, political dominance and sexual control. You, the student is given the opportunity to explore literatures of primary sources of documents to conduct comparative analysis of slavery in the Caribbean and in extra-regional areas such as The United States of America, Latin America, and Europe. This course does not  provide a narrative of Caribbean slavery, but it presents a survey of the topic.

This course serves to provide a general overview of Belize's history from a Pre-Columbian era to Independence. This course examines Belize beyond the confines of its borders- it places Belize within the context of the Atlantic World. Clearly then, Belize's identity is not only created by its internal struggles but a integration of both internal and external conflicts. Topics which this course covers are: pre-Columbian society, Colonialism, Forestocracy, Enslavement, Multi-Cultural Belize, and Decolonization. Emphasis is also placed on the unfounded claim of Guatemala.