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Graduate Catalog 2014-15

HISTORY (HIST)

400-3 TOPICS IN HISTORY. Selected topics such as biography of a major figure, recent theme in world history, etc. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours provided no topic is repeated.

404a,b-6 (3,3) TOPICS IN MEDIEVAL SOCIAL, RELIGIOUS AND INTELLECTUAL HISTORY. Historiographical problems in the evaluation of medieval society, culture and ritual: (a) 400-1000 C.E.; (b) 1000-1500 C.E.

408a-c-9 (3,3,3) HISTORY OF ENGLAND: 1509 TO PRESENT. (a) Reformation and Revolution, 1509-1714; (b) Birth and growth of Industrial England, 1714-1867; (c) Birth and growth of the Welfare State 1867 to present.

412-3 THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. Examination of the origins of the revolution, its subsequent outbreak development, radicalization, and collapse focusing especially on intellectual and cultural dimensions of the revolutionary experience.

413-3 HISTORY OF MODERN FRANCE. Nineteenth and twentieth Century France: ongoing revolutions, politics and culture of Third Republic, efforts to construct 'French-Ness,' Vichy, Imperial adventures, and leadership in European integration.

415-3 MODERN GERMAN HISTORY. German history from 1871 to present including Germany under Bismarck, World War I, the Nazi period, World War II, division and reunification. Prerequisite: HIST 111b.

416-3 WORLD WAR I AND ITS AFTERMATH: 1914-1921. War's origins, course, and results; military action as well as political, social, economic, and cultural effect on home fronts; war and world revolution, 1917-1921.

418-3 WORLD WAR II. Survey of causes and multiple aspects of the Second World War; emphasis on military operations.

420a,b-6 (3,3) EUROPEAN SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND INTELLECTUAL HISTORY. (a) Renaissance to French Revolution; (b) French Revolution to present.

422a-c-9 (3,3,3) LATE MODERN EUROPE. (a) Vienna Congress to the Great War; (b) World War I through World War II; (c) Europe Since World War II. Prerequisites: (a) HIST 111a or consent of instructor; (b) HIST 111b or consent of instructor; (c) HIST 111b or consent of instructor.

423 a, b-6 (3,3) NATIVE AMERICANS BEFORE 1492 TO THE PRESENT. The investigation of disparate cultures in contact with a blend of historical and anthropological methods and materials with emphasis on Native American worldviews. (a) before 1492 to 1840 (b) 1840 to present. Prerequisite: HIST 200 or consent of instructor.

427-3 HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA. Course will familiarize students with the major themes in the history of South Africa largely focusing on the period of sustained western contact from 1652-present. Prerequisite: HIST 301.

428-3 TOPICS IN EUROPEAN WOMEN'S HISTORY. Selected topics in women's history. Course varies from semester to semester. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours provided no topic is repeated.

430-3 AMERICAN COLONIAL HISTORY. Founding of colonies in British America and their development to 1763.

431-3 AMERICAN REVOLUTION AND CONSTITUTION. Conflicting forces and events that led to the American Revolution and to the Constitution.

434a,b-6 (3,3) TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICAN HISTORY. Politics, culture and economics in an urban industrial society: (a) 1870-1939; (b) 1940 to present. Prerequisites: (a) HIST 201 or consent of instructor; (b) HIST 201 or consent of instructor.

440-3 WOMEN IN AMERICAN SOCIAL HISTORY. Women from various social classes, ethnic and racial groups, and geographic regions. Social institutions: family, church, schools, etc. Colonial era to present.

442-3 THE BLACK URBAN EXPERIENCE. Social, economic, and political history. Emphasizes a community life and development, as well as race relation.

443-3 ORIGINS OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. An examination of the origins of the sectional crisis and the causes of the American Civil War.

444-3 WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION. An examination of the American Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861 to 1877.

445-3 AMERICAN MASCULINITY. Gender history exploring the different manifestations of manhood as it has been constructed by Americans from the seventeenth century to the present.

447-3 APPROACHES TO ORAL HISTORY. The methodology, preservation, and use of topical and life history interviews in historical research.

455-3 WOMEN AND GENDER IN ISLAMIC HISTORY. Examines the role of women in Islamic history from the pre-Islamic Middle Eastern context through the establishment of classical Islamic family law to contemporary reforms. Prerequisite: HIST 354A or HIST 354B or HIST 354C or WMST 200 or permission of instructor.

460-3 HISTORY OF MEXICO. Mexican history from the winning of independence to present. Special attention will be devoted to relations with the U.S.

461-3 HISTORY OF CUBA. The history of Cuba since 1800, with special emphasis on the political, economic, and cultural development of the island.

462-3 HISTORY OF BRAZIL. The history of Brazil since 1800 with a focus on the political, economic, and cultural development of the nation.

470-3 PRESERVING THE AMERICAN PAST. The presentation of history in public arenas including museums, monuments, cemeteries, and historic buildings.

490-3 to 6 INTERNSHIP IN HISTORY. Professional experience in aspects of historical research, preservation, exhibition, and interpretation. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite: by permission only.

500a-d-12 (3,3,3,3) HISTORY SEMINAR. (a) American; (b) European; (c) Latin American; (d) World/Comparative. Any part or combination of parts may be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours provided no topic is repeated.

510-1 to 3 READINGS IN HISTORY. Supervised reading for students with sufficient background. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisites: minimum 3.0 average in history; consent of instructor.

514-3 STUDIES IN ASIAN HISTORY AND POLITICS. Selected themes on Asian history and politics. Prerequisites: HIST 356; 358, or consent of instructor.

515-3 PROBLEMS IN 20 TH CENTURY UNITED STATES HISTORY. Lectures, discussions, and readings on significant issues and interpretations concerning them.

554-3 PROBLEMS IN 19 TH CENTURY AMERICA. Lectures, discussions, and readings on significant issues and interpretations concerning them.

555a-3 GRADUATE CORE SEMINAR IN HISTORY AND THEORY. Theory in historical practice focusing on major theorists, the structure of their thought, and its application. Required for all history graduate students.

555b-3 GRADUATE CORE SEMINAR IN HISTORY AND THEORY. Theory in historical practice, focusing on major theorists, the structure of their thought, and its application. Required for all history graduate students. Prerequisite: grade of "B" or better in HIST 555a.

556a-1 HISTORY COLLOQUIUM. The dimensions of the discipline of history: research, pedagogy, and community. Required for all history graduate students.

556b-1 HISTORY COLLOQUIUM. The dimensions of the discipline of history: research, pedagogy, and community. Required for all history graduate students. Prerequisite: HIST 556a.

580-3 MUSEUM STUDIES. (Same as ART 580) History, theory, structure, organization of museums, planning and interpretation of exhibits, collections management, ethical and legal concerns.

582-3 PRACTICUM IN EXHIBITS AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT. (Same as ART 582) Intensive, independent exhibition, educational project, or program related to museum studies. Prerequisites: ART/HIST 580; ART 581, or consent of instructor.

590-3 INTERNSHIP IN MUSEOLOGY. Professional experience in aspects of museum work, including exhibition, interpretation, or administration. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

599-3 to 6 THESIS. Directed research to satisfy thesis requirement for MA degree. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisites: consent of graduate adviser and thesis committee chairperson.

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