HIST - History

HIST 1000 History Convocation (0-3-0) 

History Convocation is required for all History majors and History/Secondary Education majors at CSU offered every fall semester. Students will be provided with information about the degrees, an introduction to the profession and study of history as well as reminders about upcoming events and degree requirements

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 99 times or 99 hours.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students majoring in History or History and Secondary Ed.

HIST 1111 World History to 1500 (3-0-3) 

A survey of world history to early modern times. Students in this course will be expected to participate frequently in class discussions, take 12 unit quizzes, and proctored midterm and final exams.

HIST 1111H World History to 1500 (3-0-3) 

A survey of world history to early modern times. Students in this course will be expected to participate frequently in class discussions, take 12 unit quizzes, and proctored midterm and final exams.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students with the Honors College attribute.

HIST 1111I World History to 1500 (3-0-3) 

A survey of world history to early modern times. Students in this course will be expected to participate frequently in class discussions, take 12 unit quizzes, and proctored midterm and final exams.

HIST 1112 World History since 1500 (3-0-3) 

A survey of world history from early modern times to the present.

HIST 1112H World History since 1500 (3-0-3) 

A survey of world history from early modern times to the present.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students with the Honors College attribute.

HIST 1112I World History since 1500 (3-0-3) 

A survey of world history from early modern times to the present.

HIST 2111 U. S. History to 1865 (3-0-3) 

A survey of U.S. History to the post-Civil War period. The course focuses on the geographical, intellectual, political, economic and cultural development of the American people, and places U.S. events in the context of world politics. (This course satisfies the State legislative requirement concerning United States history and Georgia history.)

HIST 2111H U. S. History to 1865 (3-0-3) 

A survey of major themes and topics in American history from 1492 to 1865. Satisfies legislative requirement for US and GA history.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students with the Honors College attribute.

HIST 2112 U. S. History since 1865 (3-0-3) 

A survey of major themes and topics in American history from since 1865. Satisfies legislative requirement for US and GA history.

HIST 2112H U. S. History since 1865 (3-0-3) 

A survey of major themes and topics in American history from since 1865. Satisfies legislative requirement for US and GA history.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students with the Honors College attribute.

HIST 2112I U. S. History since 1865 (3-0-3) 

A survey of major themes and topics in American history from since 1865. Satisfies legislative requirement for US and GA history.

HIST 3101 Introduction to Native American History (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. An ethno-historical approach to the diverse histories of the Native peoples of North America from pre-history to the present with special emphasis on Native American voices and southeastern cultures.

HIST 3105 History of Georgia (3-0-3) 

Prerequisites: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. Survey of the political, economic, and social development of Georgia from the pre-Columbian period until the present viewed in relationship to its position in American history. Satisfies legislative requirement for GA history.

HIST 3120 Introduction to Public History (3-0-3) 

Introduces students to the philosophies and methods of public history, focusing on critical issues relating to museums, archives, and historic preservation.

Prerequisite(s): (HIST 1111 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 1112 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 2111 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 2112 with a minimum grade of C)

HIST 3125 Historical Methods (3-0-3) 

An introduction to research techniques and concepts used in the writing of history. Representative historians and their works will be studied. It is recommended that history majors complete this course during their sophomore year.

HIST 3126 History in Film (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. A study of historical topics presented on film. The topics studied will vary with the professor offering the course. Students will develop the ability to analyze, evaluate, and discuss the elements of film, particularly as those elements are used for constructing representations of history on film. May be taken twice for credit if topic varies.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 1 times or 6 hours.

HIST 3128 Introduction to Traditional Africa (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. Survey of African history from human evolution to the colonial era.

HIST 3129I Modern Britain (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. Investigates the modern history of the British peoples from "The Glorious Revolution" to the eclipse of Britain in the 20th century.

HIST 3130 Introduction to Modern Ireland (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. A survey of the history of modern Ireland from the Ulster Plantation of the 17th century to the present-day 'Celtic Tiger' republic and 'The Troubles' that have plagued the north.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 1 times or 6 hours.

HIST 3130I Introduction to Modern Ireland (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. A survey of the history of modern Ireland from the Ulster Plantation of the 17th century to the present-day 'Celtic Tiger' republic and 'The Troubles' that have plagued the north.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 1 times or 6 hours.

HIST 3135 Introduction to Latin American History (3-0-3) 

Survey of Latin American history from the pre-Columbian era to the present.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 1111 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 1112 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 2111 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 2112 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 3137 Latin America and the United States (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. Historical survey of relations between Latin America and the United States.

HIST 3137I Latin America and the United States (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. Historical survey of relations between Latin America and the United States.

HIST 3138 Introduction to Asian History (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. This course will explore the main developments in Asian history up to the present day, with an emphasis on the last two centuries. Participants will work with a wide variety of primary sources, and also learn about the main historiographical problems revolving around the study of the Asian continent as a whole.

HIST 3138I ntroduction to Asian History (3-0-3) 

This course will explore the main developments in Asian history up to the present day, with an emphasis on the last two centuries. Participants will work with a wide variety of primary sources, and also learn about the main historiographical problems revolving around the study of the Asian continent as a whole.

HIST 3139 Introduction to African American History (3-0-3) 

This course focuses on the role of African Americans in shaping the cultural, social, political, and economic institutions of the United States from the colonial era to the present.

HIST 3146 Introduction to US Military History (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. This course will cover the military history of the United States from the colonial period to the present, combining traditional military history of campaigns and battles with “new military history” themes such as war and society, civil-military relations, and armed forces as social institutions.

HIST 3148 The Gilded Age and Progressive Era (3-0-3) 

This course examines the barrage of problems that citizens of the United States confronted between 1877 and 1920, and the various ways different groups attempted to resolve the tensions of an industrial, immigrant, and imperial nation.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 1111 or HIST 1112 or HIST 2111 or HIST 2112

HIST 3149 Women and Gender in American History (3-0-3) 

Prerequisites: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. This course examines the history of women and gender in the United States from the pre-colonial era to the present day. It analyzes how women shaped and were shaped by major events in American history. It traces changing ideas about gender, and explores how these ideas have influenced popular culture, domestic politics, “private” life, and a multitude of other arenas. The class emphasizes intersections between gender and other factors including race, ethnicity, religion, and class.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 1% with a minimum grade of D or HIST 2% with a minimum grade of D

HIST 3156 Early Modern Europe, 1500-1789 (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. This course examines European history from the Renaissance to the French Revolution, with a particular focus on Reformation movements, the emergence of nationalism, the evolution of gender roles, and creation of capitalism and the pre-industrial economy, early-globalization, and the development of revolutionary ideologies.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 1% with a minimum grade of D or HIST 2% with a minimum grade of D

HIST 3156I Intro to European History II, Medieval and Early Modern (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. A diverse cultural approach to the High and Late Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period. Topics will include the development political institutions, religion, and culture.

HIST 3157 Modern Europe, 1789-Present (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. This course examines European history from the French Revolution to the present, with a particular focus on the development of revolutionary ideologies, industrial capitalism, imperialism, socialism, communism, fascism, the Global Depression and warfare, the Cold War, and the Civil Rights Revolution

Prerequisite(s): HIST 1% with a minimum grade of D or HIST 2% with a minimum grade of D

HIST 3158 Military History of Early Modern Europe (3-0-3) 

This course examines how the nature of warfare in Europe changed from the 16th through the 18th centuries, how the emergence of permanent military and naval establishments influenced the rise and fall of European states, and how endemic warfare affected the lives of all Europeans.

HIST 3165 The Making of the Islamic World, ca. 600-1100 (3-0-3) 

This course will serve as an introduction to the history of the Middle East from the rise of Islam through to the beginning of the Crusading movement.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 1111 or HIST 1112 or HIST 2111 or HIST 2112

HIST 3555 History Topics (3-0-3) 

Prerequisites: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. Topics vary according to instructor. May be repeated three times for credit with different topics.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 2 times or 9 hours.

HIST 3555H History Topics (3-0-3) 

Prerequisites: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. Topics vary according to instructor. May be repeated three times for credit with different topics.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 2 times or 9 hours.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students with the Honors College attribute.

HIST 3555I History Topics (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course. Topics vary according to instructor. May be repeated twice for credit with different topics.

HIST 3556 Topics in World History (3-0-3) 

Selected topics in world history. May be taken up to three times for credit if topic varies.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 1111 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 1112 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 2111 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 2112 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 2 times or 9 hours.

HIST 3557 Topics in European History (3-0-3) 

Selected topics in European history. May be taken up to three times for credit if topic varies.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 1111 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 1112 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 2111 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 2112 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 2 times or 9 hours.

HIST 3559 Topics in United States History (3-0-3) 

Selected topics in United States history. May be taken up to three times for credit if topic varies.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 1111 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 1112 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 2111 with a minimum grade of C or HIST 2112 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 2 times or 9 hours.

HIST 4000 Baccalaureate Examination in History (1-0-0) 

Prerequisite: Consent of department chair and completion of all requirements for graduation. Exit course required for all history majors. Satisfactory grade in this course indicates completion of the baccalaureate examination for the BA degree in history. (S/U grading.)

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Senior, Non-Degree - Undergrad PostBac or Degree - Undergrad PostBac students.

Enrollment limited to students majoring in History.

Enrollment limited to students in a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Enrollment limited to students in the College of Letters Sciences, College of the Arts or Department Prerequisite colleges.

HIST 4698 Internship (0-0-1-6) 

Experience in applied history (museums, historical societies, historic preservation, archival collections) under close faculty supervision. (S/U grading.)

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students in the Department Prerequisite college.

HIST 4795 Senior Research Seminar (3-0-3) 

After reading and class discussion of historical works on an assigned theme, students will write a major research paper under the direction of the faculty. The theme under study varies each semester.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students in the Department Prerequisite college.

HIST 4899 Independent Study (0-0-1-3) 

Areas and topics of study vary with instructors. May be taken twice for credit.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 1 times or 6 hours.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students in the Department Prerequisite college.

HIST 5111G New South (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: HIST 6101 with a C or better. The New South is a topical survey of the history of the American South from 1865 to the present. Special emphasis is given to defining the South as a cultural region, analyzing the image of the South as constructed in popular media, and exploring issues of race, class, and gender.

Restriction(s):

Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior students may not enroll.

Enrollment limited to students in a Master of Education, Master of Science or Specialist in Education degrees.

Enrollment limited to students in the College of Educ Health Prof or College of the Arts colleges.

HIST 5111U New South (3-0-3) 

Prerequisites: HIST 3125 with a grade of "C" or better or consent of chair. The New South is a topical survey of the history of the American South from 1865 to the present. Special emphasis is given to defining the South as a cultural region, analyzing the image of the South as constructed in popular media, and exploring issues of race, class, and gender.

HIST 5112G American Slavery and Emancipation, 1619-1877 (3-0-3) 

This course examines the institution of slavery and the process of emancipation in British North America and the United States, from 1619 to the end of the Reconstruction Era. Lectures, discussions, and readings will consider such themes and topics as the Atlantic Slave Trade, racial identity, slave uprisings, abolitionism, slave culture, the impact of the Civil War on slavery, and a comparative look at emancipation in the United States and other parts of the Western Hemisphere.

Restriction(s):

Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior students may not enroll.

Enrollment limited to students in a Master of Education or One-Year Certificate degrees.

Enrollment limited to students in the College of Letters Sciences college.

HIST 5112U American Slavery and Emancipation, 1619-1877 (3-0-3) 

This course examines the institution of slavery and the process of emancipation in British North America and the United States, from 1619 to the end of the Reconstruction Era. Lectures, discussions, and readings will consider such themes and topics as the Atlantic Slave Trade, racial identity, slave uprisings, abolitionism, slave culture, the impact of the Civil War on slavery, and a comparative look at emancipation in the United States and other parts of the Western Hemisphere.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of U

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Sophomore, Junior or Senior students.

Enrollment limited to students majoring in History, History and Secondary Ed or History - Teacher Cert.

Enrollment limited to students in a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Educ. degrees.

Enrollment limited to students in the College of Letters Sciences college.

HIST 5115G The Civil War (3-0-3) 

In addition to studying the military conduct of the Civil War, this course will examine the preconditions, precursors, and triggers that produced the sectional conflict, as well as the major social, economic, and political changes that resulted from the war.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5115U The Civil War (3-0-3) 

In addition to studying the military conduct of the Civil War, this course will examine the preconditions, precursors, and triggers that produced the sectional conflict, as well as the major social, economic, and political changes that resulted from the war.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5116G World War II (3-0-3) 

This course will provide a broad narrative and interpretative overview of the causes and conduct of the Second World War, including the strategic and operational levels of war, as well as studying the impact of total war on non-combatants.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5116U World War II (3-0-3) 

This course will provide a broad narrative and interpretative overview of the causes and conduct of the Second World War, including the strategic and operational levels of war, as well as studying the impact of total war on non-combatants

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5117G Memory and American National Identity (3-0-3) 

This course examines how different groups of Americans have constructed memories of the national past to support their visions of U.S. national identity. The course analyzes memory as an instrument of power and as a matter of contestation between groups who have sought to define what it means to be an American.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5117U Memory and American National Identity (3-0-3) 

This course examines how different groups of Americans have constructed memories of the national past to support their visions of U.S. national identity. The course analyzes memory as an instrument of power and as a matter of contestation between groups who have sought to define what it means to be an American.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5118G The Age of Revolutions (3-0-3) 

The Age of Revolutions (1750-1850) refers to a series political tumults, starting with the American Revolution and the French Revolution and ending with the Haitian Revolution and the Latin American Revolutions. The goal of this course is to understand how these revolutions were connected together. Political issues like citizenship and democracy, an examination of early abolitionism and race, as well as the role of women in the public sphere will be central themes to the course.

HIST 5118U The Age of Revolutions (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: HIST 3125 with a grade of C or better (or consent of Chair). The Age of Revolutions (1750-1850) refers to a series political tumults, starting with the American Revolution and the French Revolution and ending with the Haitian Revolution and the Latin American Revolutions. The goal of this course is to understand how these revolutions were connected together. Political issues like citizenship and democracy, an examination of early abolitionism and race, as well as the role of women in the public sphere will be central themes to the course.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5135G Race and Ethnicity in Latin Am (3-0-3) 

This course will study the historical development of concepts of race and ethnicity as terms of description and identification for human groups. We will study the general, global significance of these terms, but our area of particular focus will be Latin America. By studying the role of race and ethnicity in Latin America, we will better be able to grasp how these concepts have been employed in different times and places, as tools of both exploitation and empowerment.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5135U Race and Ethnicity in Latin America (3-0-3) 

Undergraduate Prerequisites: HIST 3125 (with a grade of "C" or better) or consent of chair. This course will study the historical development of concepts of race and ethnicity as terms of description and identification for human groups. We will study the general, global significance of these terms, but our area of particular focus will be Latin America. By studying the role of race and ethnicity in Latin America, we will better be able to grasp how these concepts have been employed in different times and places, as tools of both exploitation and empowerment.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Sophomore, Junior or Senior students.

HIST 5136G Slavery in Latin America (3-0-3) 

This course will examine the use of forced labor in Latin American history. The principal focus will be the system of African slavery as it developed in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies in the Americas.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5136U Slavery in Latin America (3-0-3) 

Undergraduate Prerequisites: HIST 3125 (with a grade of "C" or better) or consent of chair. This course will examine the use of forced labor in Latin American history. Our principal focus will be the system of African slavery as it developed in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies in the Americas. By the end of the semester, students should have an understanding of: how slavery compares to other systems of labor; the varied forms of slavery in Latin America and how these compare to slavery elsewhere; how the slave trade changed over time; variations in the process of abolition; and the long-term social and cultural impact of slavery in Latin America.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Sophomore, Junior or Senior students.

HIST 5138G Race and Ethnicity in Colonial America (3-0-3) 

This course analyzes the history of the American colonies from 1607 to 1781 told through the interaction of early America’s three main cultural groups—Natives, Africans and Europeans. The course will study how the interaction between black, white and native peoples involved various forms of conflict, collusion and coalescence, and produced in time a distinctly American society and nation.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5138U Race and Ethnicity in Colonial America (3-0-3) 

This course analyzes the history of the American colonies from 1607 to 1781 told through the interaction of early America’s three main cultural groups—Natives, Africans and Europeans. The course will study how the interaction between black, white and native peoples involved various forms of conflict, collusion and coalescence, and produced in time a distinctly American society and nation.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Sophomore, Junior or Senior students.

HIST 5148G Popular Cultures of the Black Atlantic (3-0-3) 

This course examines the historical development of diverse forms of black popular cultures – including music, dance, film, literature, theatre, sports and visual arts – across Africa and throughout the African Diaspora. Throughout the semester, the course traces the development of popular cultures across the Black Atlantic from the 18th century to the ubiquitous cultures of today. One particular emphasis will be on how popular cultures transcend borders and foster creative dialogues between black peoples throughout Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean and Europe. (Course Fee Required)

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5148U Popular Cultures of the Black Atlantic (3-0-3) 

Undergraduate Prerequisites: HIST 3125 (with a grade of "C" or better) or consent of chair. This course examines the historical development of diverse forms of black popular cultures – including music, dance, film, literature, theatre, sports and visual arts – across Africa and throughout the African Diaspora. Throughout the semester, the course traces the development of popular cultures across the Black Atlantic from the 18th century to the ubiquitous cultures of today. One particular emphasis will be on how popular cultures transcend borders and foster creative dialogues between black peoples throughout Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean and Europe. (Course Fee Required)

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Sophomore, Junior or Senior students.

HIST 5165G Jacksonian America, 1820 to 1850 (3-0-3) 

Historians generally recognize the Age of Jackson, roughly 1820 to 1860, as being a distinctive and important era in American history. This discussion-based course will be a focused investigation of the political, economic, and social conditions of the time, along with a thorough-going study of Andrew Jackson himself, the man those same historians regard as being both the greatest leader of his time and also the chief symbol of the era’s distinctive spirit and meaning.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5165U Jacksonian America, 1820 to 1850 (3-0-3) 

Historians generally recognize the Age of Jackson, roughly 1820 to 1860, as being a distinctive and important era in American history. This discussion-based course will be a focused investigation of the political, economic, and social conditions of the time, along with a thorough-going study of Andrew Jackson himself, the man those same historians regard as being both the greatest leader of his time and also the chief symbol of the era’s distinctive spirit and meaning.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Sophomore, Junior or Senior students.

HIST 5176G US in the Twentieth Century (3-0-3) 

The US in the twentieth century is a topical survey of the history of the US from 1900 to the election of 2000. Special emphasis is given to exploring issues of race, class and gender. (Course fee required.)

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5176U US in the Twentieth Century (3-0-3) 

The US in the twentieth century is a topical survey of the history of the US from 1900 to the election of 2000. Special emphasis is given to exploring issues of race, class and gender. (Course Fee Required)

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5195G Historiography (3-0-3) 

This seminar analyzes the discipline of history and examines how historians' questions and methods of analysis have changed over time.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students majoring in History, History and Secondary Ed or History - Teacher Cert.

Undergraduate Level level students may not enroll.

HIST 5195U Historiography (3-0-3) 

This seminar analyzes the discipline of history and studies how historians' questions and methods have changed over time.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s):

Freshman students may not enroll.

Enrollment limited to students majoring in History, History and Secondary Ed or History - Teacher Cert.

Graduate Level level students may not enroll.

HIST 5525G Topics Med/Early Mod Europe (3-0-3) 

Selected topics in medieval and early modern European history from the fourth to the fifteenth century. Topics may include the Crusades, medieval monasticism, the Reformation, and the Spanish Kingdoms and Empire. May be taken twice for credit if the topic is different.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 1 times or 6 hours.

Restriction(s):

Undergraduate Level level students may not enroll.

HIST 5525U Selected Topics in Medieval and Early Modern European History (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course and HIST 3125, each with a grade of C or better. Selected topics in medieval and early modern European history from the fourth to the fifteenth century. Topics may include the Crusades, medieval monasticism, the Reformation, and the Spanish Kingdoms and Empire. May be taken twice for credit if the topic is different.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 1 times or 6 hours.

HIST 5535G Selected Topics in Latin American History (3-0-3) 

Selected topics in Latin American history. The topics selected will vary with the professor offering the course. May be taken three times for credit if topic varies. Graduate students will have reading or research projects not required of undergraduates.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5535U Selected Topics in Latin American History (3-0-3) 

Selected topics in Latin American history, from the pre-Columbian era to the present. May be taken up to three times for credit if topic varies.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5546G Selected Topics in African History (3-0-3) 

Selected topics in African history. The topics selected will vary with the professor offering the course. May be taken three times for credit if topic varies. Graduate students will have reading or research projects not required of undergraduates. (Course Fee Required)

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5546U Selected Topics in African History (3-0-3) 

Prerequisites: HIST 3125 with a grade of "C" or better or consent of chair. Selected topics in African history. The topics selected will vary with the professor offering the course. May be taken up to three times if topic varies. (Course Fee Required)

HIST 5547U History of South Africa (3-0-3) 

Prerequisites: HIST 3125 with a grade of "C" or better or consent of chair. Survey of South African history and culture from 1652 to present. Graduate students will have reading or research projects not required of undergraduates. (Course Fee Required)

HIST 5555G Selected Topics in World History (3-0-3) 

Selected topics in world history. The topics selected will vary with the professor offering the course. May be taken three times for credit if topic varies. Graduate students will have reading or research projects not required of undergraduates.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5555U Selected Topics in World History (3-0-3) 

The topics selected will vary with the professor offering the course. Graduate students will have reading or research projects not required of undergraduates. May be taken up to three times for credit if topic varies.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5557U Selected Topics in British History (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: Any 1000 or 2000 level HIST course and HIST 3125, each with a grade of C or better. Selected topics in English and British history. May be taken twice for credit.

HIST 5559G Selected Topics in United States History (3-0-3) 

Selected topics in United States history. The topics selected will vary with the professor offering the course. May be taken three times for credit if topic varies. Graduate students will have reading or research projects not required of undergraduates.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5559U Selected Topics in United States History (3-0-3) 

Selected topics in United States history. May be taken up to three times for credit if topic varies.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5566G Selected Topics in Race and U.S. History (3-0-3) 

Topics in race and U.S. history, including the discussion of African American, Native American, Latino and European experiences. Topics selected by instructor. Graduate students will have reading or research projects not required of undergraduates.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5566U Selected Topics in Race and U.S. History (3-0-3) 

Topics in race and U.S. history, including the discussion of African American, Native American, Latino and European experiences. Topics selected by instructor. Graduate students will have reading or research projects not required of undergraduates. May be taken three times for credit if topic varies.

HIST 5575G Selected Topics in European History (3-0-3) 

Selected topics in European history. The topics selected will vary with the professor offering the course. May be taken three times for credit if topic varies. Graduate students will have reading or research projects not required of undergraduates.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5575U Selected Topics in European History (3-0-3) 

Selected topics in the history of modern Europe. May be taken up to three times for credit if topic varies.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5576G History Topics (3-0-3) 

Topics vary according to instructor. May be repeated three times for credit with different topics.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5576U History Topics (3-0-3) 

Topics vary according to instructor. May be repeated three times for credit with different topics.

HIST 5577G Selected Topics in Film and History (3-0-3) 

Selected topics in film and history. The topics will vary with the professor offering the course. May be taken up to three times for credit if topic varies.

HIST 5577U Selected Topics in Film and History (3-0-3) 

Prerequisite: HIST 3125 with a grade of C or better (or consent of Chair). Selected topics in film and history. The topics will vary with the professor offering the course. May be taken up to three times for credit if topic varies.

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5707G Commodities and Consumption in World History (3-0-3) 

This course will examine the historical development of commodities as articles of trade and as objects of consumption. Students will also study the economic, social and cultural significance of consumption processes from a global historical perspective.

HIST 5707U Commodities and Consumption in World History (3-0-3) 

This course will examine the historical development of commodities as articles of trade and as objects of consumption. Students will also study the economic, social and cultural significance of consumption processes from a global historical perspective.

HIST 5708G The United States in the 1960s (3-0-3) 

A survey of US history from 1960 to 1975. The course will cover such themes and topics as the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement, the Kennedy years, the counter culture, the Great Society, the rise and fall of the New Left, the anti-Vietnam War movement, Black Power, the flowering of rock music, the rise of modern conservatism, the women’s liberation movement, the Watergate scandal, and the legacy of the 1960s.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5708U The United States in the 1960s (3-0-3) 

A survey of US history from 1960 to 1975. The course will cover such themes and topics as the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement, the Kennedy years, the counter culture, the Great Society, the rise and fall of the New Left, the anti-Vietnam War movement, Black Power, the flowering of rock music, the rise of modern conservatism, the women’s liberation movement, the Watergate scandal, and the legacy of the 1960s.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5715G The Crusades (3-0-3) 

The Crusades continue to cast a long shadow over the history of the world, both East and West. This course will contextualize the Crusades within the medieval world by examining the following questions: Why did medieval people go on Crusade? What were the motives and experiences of the Crusaders? How did the Crusades change Islam and the Islamic world? What role did religion play in the ongoing conflict? These questions will be examined from the perspective of both the European Crusaders and the Muslims living in the East at the time of the Crusades.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5715U The Crusades (3-0-3) 

The Crusades continue to cast a long shadow over the history of the world, both East and West. This course will contextualize the Crusades within the medieval world by examining the following questions: Why did medieval people go on Crusade? What were the motives and experiences of the Crusaders? How did the Crusades change Islam and the Islamic world? What role did religion play in the ongoing conflict? These questions will be examined from the perspective of both the European Crusaders and the Muslims living in the East at the time of the Crusades.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 5716G The Caliphate: The Islamic State, Medieval to Modern (3-0-3) 

This course focuses on the role the religion of Islam has had on shaping the political and legal systems of the Middle East from late antiquity through to the present day. It considers the religious and secular aspects of the Caliphate from its inception, and how the role of the Caliphs and their entourage have changed across centuries.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 5716U The Caliphate: The Islamic State, Medieval to Modern (3-0-3) 

This course focuses on the role the religion of Islam has had on shaping the political and legal systems of the Middle East from late antiquity through to the present day. It considers the religious and secular aspects of the Caliphate from its inception, and how the role of the Caliphs and their entourage have changed across centuries.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 3125 with a minimum grade of C

HIST 6015 Graduate History Convocation (0-0-0) 

The Graduate History Convocation meeting is required for all MA in History students. At the meeting, students will receive information about the Department of History & Geography, the requirements for the degree, upcoming events, careers in history and geography, and the study of history and geography.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to students majoring in History.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 6025 Thesis Defense (0-0-0) 

Prerequisite: HIST 6999 and consent of the department chair. A satisfactory grade in the course indicates a successful oral defense of the master’s thesis, the completion of edits and approval by the advisor or committee, and submission to the library. Degree candidates must be enrolled during the semester of their defense. S/U grading.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 6999

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

Enrollment limited to students in the Department Prerequisite college.

HIST 6555 Selected Topics in United States History (3-0-3) 

Graduate seminar analyzing selected topics in United States history. May be taken twice for credit if topic varies.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 1 times or 3 hours.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 6556 Selected Topics in European History (3-0-3) 

Graduate seminar analyzing selected topics in European history. May be taken twice for credit if topic varies.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 1 times or 3 hours.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 6557 Selected Topics in Latin American History (3-0-3) 

Graduate seminar analyzing selected topics in Latin American history. May be taken twice for credit if topic varies.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 1 times or 3 hours.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 6558 Selected Topics in African History (3-0-3) 

Graduate seminar analyzing selected topics in African history. May be taken twice for credit if topic varies.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 1 times or 3 hours.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 6559 Selected Topics in World History (3-0-3) 

Graduate seminar analyzing selected topics in world history. May be taken twice for credit if topic varies.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 1 times or 3 hours.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 6745 Graduate Colloquium (3-0-3) 

In-depth study of a historical topic, with an examination of major themes in the field, analysis of central primary documents, and discussion of the relevant scholarly literature. Production of a research paper and public conference-style presentation of the student’s scholarship. The topic under study varies by semester. Must be taken twice, with different topics.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

HIST 6999 Thesis Research and Writing (0-0-1-6) 

Prerequisite: Completion of program’s language or technological skill requirement; Completion of a thesis prospectus and its approval by the student’s thesis committee. Course designed for the research and writing of an independent M.A. thesis. Must be taken twice.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 1 times or 6 hours.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

Enrollment limited to students in the Department Prerequisite college.

HIST 7899 Independent Study (3-0-3) 

Area and topic of study will vary with the instructor. May be taken twice for credit.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

Enrollment limited to students in the Department Prerequisite college.