Take this class if you are interested in the relationships between Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Europe, North Africa, New Spain and New France from 1453-1800. It does a good job of exploring the religious and political challenges that explained interactions among these groups and perceptions of the expanding world at this time.
Don't be afraid to seek out help from Dr. Schen. You have to read all of the books and readings because the questions Dr. Schen asks are pretty broad. The expected reading is extensive. Dr. Schen expects regular participation as well.