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History (HIST)

HIST 400 Research in Ancient Sources (3) Guided research in the literature of ancient Mediterranean civilizations.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 001  

HIST 401 (IL) (J ST 401) Ancient Technologies and Socio-cultural History in the Ancient Levant (3) Social and intellectual development in the Ancient Levant as they affected and were affected by technological development.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: RL ST 110  

HIST 402 (IL) The Rise of the Greek Polis (3) Development of the Greek city-state from Homeric times to the fifth century B.C.; special references to Athenian society.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 100  

HIST 403 (IL) Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World (3) The career of Alexander, his impact on his own time, and the Hellenistic legacy.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 100  

HIST 405Y (IL) The Roman Empire (3) The political and social history of the Roman empire; economic institutions and religious groups which influenced Roman administration.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 001, HIST 101 or 3 credits in classical studies  

HIST 406W Research in Medieval Sources (3) Guided research in the literature of medieval Europe.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 001  

HIST 407 (IL) Early Medieval Society (3) Rise of European nations and evolution of their social and political institutions from the time of Constantine to the Crusades.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 107  

HIST 408 (IL) Church and State in the High Middle Ages (3) European political, institutional, and social history in light of church- state tensions from the Crusades to the Renaissance.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 107  

HIST 409Y (IL) (J ST 409Y, RL ST 407Y) Antisemitisms (3) Surveys the history of anti-Semitism from antiquity through the Middle Ages to the present.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

HIST 410 (US;IL) (J ST 410, RL ST 410) Jews in the Medieval World (3) Trends in medieval Jewish society under Islam and Western Christendom.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

HIST 411 (IL) (MEDVL 411) Medieval Britain (3) Political, cultural, and economic history of Britain from circa 400 to 1485 with an emphasis on the kingdom of England.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 6 credits in European history or medieval studies  

HIST 412 (IL) Intellectual History of the Middle Ages (3) Intensive study of selected topics, such as philosophy, mysticism, heresy, the church, literary and artistic expression, and science.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 107  

HIST 413 (IL) (MEDVL 413) Medieval Celtic Studies (3) Celtic civilization from antiquity to the end of the middle ages.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 3 credits in medieval studies or in language literature or European history of the medieval period  

HIST 414 (IL) Renaissance and Reformation (3) The transformation of consciousness from medieval to modern times, with special emphasis on Renaissance Italy and Reformation Germany.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 001  

HIST 415 (US;IL) Race, Gender, and Politics in the United States and South Africa (3) This thematic course will compare key issues, figures, and events in the historical development of the United States and South Africa.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: AF AM 100, AF AM 102, AFR 110, AFR 192 orHIST 152  

HIST 416 (J ST 416) Zionism (3) History of Zionist thought and politics to the foundation of Israel 1948.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

HIST 417 (IL) The Age of Absolutism (3) Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century royal absolutism in France, Prussia, and Austria; concurrent economic, social, and scientific developments; the Enlightenment.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 001  

HIST 418 (IL) The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era (3) Development of revolutionary France and the First French Empire and their impact on Europe from 1789 to the Vienna settlement.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 002  

HIST 418W (IL) The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era (3) Developments of revolutionary France and the First French Empire and their impact on Europe from 1789 to the Vienna settlement.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 002  

HIST 419 (US;IL) The History of Feminist Thought (3) A critical analysis of European and United States feminist thought from the renaissance to the present.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: HIST 116, HIST 117, WMNST 100 orWMNST 106  

HIST 420 (IL) Recent European History (3) Impact of two World Wars in twentieth century; social conflict and economic catastrophe; political radicalism; post-1945 recovery and cooperation.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 3 credits in European history  

HIST 421 (IL) (WMNST 421) The History of European Women (3) European women's lives from the Middle Ages to the present.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: HIST 116, HIST 117, WMNST 100 orWMNST 106  

HIST 422 (GH;IL) (RL ST 422) Religion and American Culture (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Selected topics, problems, or historical movements in American religion. Relation between religion and American culture.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: 3 credits in either history or religious studies  

HIST 423 (GH;IL) (RL ST 423) Orthodox Christianity: History and Interpretations (3) Examines Orthodox Christianity from origins to present using critical historical analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: HIST 105  

HIST 424H (J ST 424H, RL ST 424H) Monotheism and the Birth of the West (3) The birth of monotheism and its relation to social organization, the idea of individuality, and science.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: CAMS 004, CAMS 110, CAMS 120 orHIST 102  

HIST 426 (IL) (HIST 426) Holocaust (3) This course is an in-depth study of the history of the Holocaust in Europe that puts special emphasis on primary sources.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: J ST 010, J ST 121 or by consent of the program  

HIST 427 (IL) Germany Since 1860 (3) Bismarckian power-state; rise to economic dominance; welfare and warfare under Weimar republic and Hitler; post-1945 reconstruction and democracy.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 3 credits in European history  

HIST 428 (IL) (S T S 428) The Darwinian Revolution (3) The origins and implications of evolutionary theory.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: an introductory science course and a history course  

HIST 429 Europe in the Age of Nationalism, 1789-1914 (3) Emphasizing the role of nationalism in European cultural, diplomatic and imperial developments; concurrent economic and social changes.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 002  

HIST 430 (IL) Eastern Europe in Modern Times (3) Influence of geography, economic conditions, and nationalism upon the Eastern European and Balkan peoples; Pan-Slavism, conflicting interests of the great powers.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 001 orHIST 002  

HIST 431 (US;IL) (AF AM 431) Black Liberation and American Foreign Policy (3) This course deals with American foreign policy and Black liberation in Africa since 1945.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: 3 credits in African history; 3 credits in African political science; or 3 credits in American political science  

HIST 432 (IL) (AF AM 432) Between Nation and Empire: The Caribbean in the 20th Century (3) An exploration of the political evolution of the Caribbean Region over the course of the 20th Century.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: HIST 250  

HIST 433 (IL) Imperial Russia, 1700-1917 (3) Enlightened absolutism, mercantilism, westernization; economic progress, liberal reforms, and revolutionary movement; major intellectual and cultural trends; Russia as great power.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 141  

HIST 434 (IL) History of the Soviet Union (3) Revolution; social, political, economic, and cultural continuity and change in the U.S.S.R. since 1917.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 141 orHIST 142  

HIST 435 Topics in European History (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Study of a particular period or country in European history, its significance and relation to other areas and the present. (May be repeated for credit.)
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 001 orHIST 002  

HIST 436 (IL) Great Britain Under the Tudors and Stuarts, 1485-1688 (3) Religious, political, and constitutional developments in the British Isles.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 001 orHIST 002  

HIST 437 (IL) Great Britain 1688-1867 (3) Social, economic, and political history of Great Britain from late Stuart times until the mid-Victorian era.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 001 orHIST 002  

HIST 438 (IL) Great Britain 1867-Present (3) Social, economic, and political history of Great Britain from the mid- Victorian era to the present.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 001 orHIST 002  

HIST 439 (J ST 439, WMNST 439) Women and the Holocaust (3) Analysis of women's experience in the Holocaust and exploration of the role of gender in Holocaust Studies.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: J ST 010 orJ ST 121 orHIST 121 or consent of program  

HIST 440 (US) Colonial America to 1753 (3) Background, establishment, and growth of the American colonies, including economic, political, social, religious, and intellectual developments.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 020 3 additional credits in history  

HIST 441 (US) Revolutionary America, 1753-1783 (3) Forces in Great Britain and America causing withdrawal of thirteen colonies from the British Empire and the Revolutionary War.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 020 3 additional credits in history  

HIST 442 (US) The Early American Republic, 1783-1850 (3) Confederation and Constitution; the Federalist and Jeffersonian periods; "the Era of Good Feelings"; "the Age of Jackson."
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 3 credits in American history  

HIST 444 (US) The United States in Civil War and Reconstruction--1850-1877 (3) Causes of the Civil War; conduct of the war, North and South; impact of the war; problems of Reconstruction.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 130  

HIST 444W (US) The United States in Civil War and Reconstruction--1850-1877 (3) Causes of the Civil War; conduct of the war, North and South; impact of the war; problems of reconstruction.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 130 orHIST 020  

HIST 445 (US) The Emergence of Modern America (3) Economic, social, political history of the United States, 1877-1919, emphasizing growth of industrialism and development as a modern nation.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 021 3 additional credits in history economics or political science  

HIST 446 (US) America Between the Wars (3) The Roaring Twenties, the Great Crash, Depression, and New Deal; war debts, reparations, isolationism, and World War II.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

HIST 447 (US) (AM ST 447) Recent American History (3) Contemporary economic, social, and political aspects of the United States and its role as a world power since 1945.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 021 3 additional credits in history economics or political science  

HIST 448 (US) America in the 1960s (3) Social, political, and cultural themes in the United States in the 1960s.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 021  

HIST 449 (US) Constitutional History of the United States to 1877 (3) Colonial background; framing and adoption of the constitution; development of the court under Marshall and Taney; sectionalism, Civil War, Reconstruction.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 020 orHIST 021 3 additional credits in history or political science  

HIST 450 (US) Constitutional History of the United States Since 1877 (3) Constitutional developments from laissez-faire to the welfare state; imperialism, war, internationalism; the contemporary court, civil liberties, and civil rights.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 020 orHIST 021 3 additional credits in history or political science  

HIST 451 (US) The Consumer Revolution (3) The origins and impact of American consumer society since 1870.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: three credits in history marketing or advertising  

HIST 452 (US;IL) History of U.S. Foreign Relations (3) History of U.S. foreign relations since 1789; emphasis on twentieth century.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 020 orHIST 021  

HIST 453 American Environmental History (3) The history of the ways Americans have used and thought about the environment since 1500.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: GEOG 030 ; andHIST 020, HIST 021 ; or 6 credits in the humanities or social sciences  

HIST 454 (US) American Military History (3) Development of U.S. military policy, 1776 to the present, emphasizing the conduct of our wars, interrelationship of civil and military authority.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 020 orHIST 021  

HIST 456Y (US) The Social History of American Vernacular Building, 1607-1980 (3) Social, historical, and cultural context of American building including settlements, housing, workplaces, stores, recreational facilities; changes over time.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 3 credits in American history  

HIST 458Y (US) (LER 458Y) History of Work in America (3) A study of selected problems in the history of work in the United States, especially since 1877.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 021, HIST 156 orLER 100  

HIST 459Y (US) Social and Cultural History of the United States Since 1783 (3) Role of immigration, social reform movements, religion, education, science, literature, and the arts in American history.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

HIST 461 (US;IL) The Emergence of the American City: 1100-1880 (3) The growth of American cities from their urban origins in Europe and the Native-American Southwest to 1880.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

HIST 462 (US;IL) The Twentieth Century City (3) Political, economic, social, and cultural transformations in American cities from 1880 to 2000.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

HIST 463 (US) American Thought to 1865 (3 Introduction to, scholarly commentary on, major documents of American Intellectual history, early colonial period to end of the Civil War.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: any American history course at the college freshman level  

HIST 464 (US) American Thought from 1865 (3) Introduction to, scholarly commentary on, major documents of American Intellectual history from end of the Civil War to the present.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: any American history course at the college freshman level  

HIST 465 (US) (AF AM 465) The Post-World War II Civil Rights Movement (3) The civil rights struggle and its impact upon American politics.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: AF AM 100, HIST 021, HIST 152, PL SC 001 orPL SC 002  

HIST 466 (US;IL) (WMNST 466) Lesbian and Gay History (3) Critical exploration of the history of sexuality, focusing especially on the emergence of modern lesbian and gay identities.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: HIST 117, WMNST 100  

HIST 467 (US;IL) (LTNST 467) Latin America and the United States (3) Historical development of policies of the United States with regard to Latin- American affairs from colonial times to the present.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

HIST 468 (IL) Mexico and the Caribbean Nations in the Twentieth Century (3) Political, economic, and social development in Mexico and the Caribbean since 1900. Emphasis on Mexican, Guatemalan, and Cuban revolutions.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

HIST 469 (CRIMJ 469) Drugs and Drug Policy in the United States (3) Examines the history and dimensions of drug use and analyzes the impact of drug policy.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CRIMJ 100 orHIST 021  

HIST 470 Modern Bondage: Slavery in the Americas, 1492-1888 (3) The work, culture, ideology, and political economy of slavery in the Americas between 1500 and 1888.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: HIST 011, HIST 020, HIST 152, HIST 178 orHIST 192  

HIST 471Y (IL) (RL ST 471Y) Classical Islamic Civilization, 600-1258 (3) Pre-Islamic Arabia; Muhammad; Arab conquests; Islamic beliefs and institutions; literary, artistic, and scientific achievements; relations with Europe; breakdown of unity.
Effective: Fall 2006
 

HIST 472 (IL) (J ST 472) The Ottoman Empire and Other Muslim States (3) Turkish and Mongol invasions; Mamluks; Ottoman expansion and institutions; Safavid Persia; disintegration and reform; emergence of modern Turkey and Iran.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: HIST 181  

HIST 473 (IL) (J ST 473) The Contemporary Middle East (3) Political, economic, and social changes in Turkey, Iran, Israel, and the Arab countries in the twentieth century; Arab-Israeli conflict.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

HIST 474 (JAPNS 426, ASIA 474) Early Modern Japan (3) Japanese history from 1580-1880.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 172, HIST 174, JAPNS 120 orJAPNS 121  

HIST 475Y (IL) (ASIA 475Y) The Making and Emergence of Modern India (3) India's transition to social, economic, and political modernity through the experience of British colonial rule and the nationalist struggle.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: HIST 010, HIST 011, HIST 172, HIST 175, HIST 176, HIST 181 orHIST 191  

HIST 476 (IL) (ASIA 476) Technology & Society in Modern Asia (3) Role of technology in modernization, national identity, and foreign relations of an Asian country from 19th century to present day.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: ASIA 100, HIST 172, HIST 173, HIST 174, HIST 175, HIST 176, HIST 183, HIST 184, HIST 188  

HIST 477 American Military History to 1900 (3) Development of United States military policy, 1776-1900, emphasizing conduct of wars, interrelationship of civil and military authority.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: 3 credits in history  

HIST 478 American Military History Since 1900 (3) Development of United States military policy in the 20th and 21st centuries, emphasizing conduct of wars, interrelationship of civil and military authority.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: 3 credits in history  

HIST 479 (IL) History of Imperialism and Nationalism in Africa (3) Theories and types of imperialism; varied patterns of colonial administration; initial African responses; nationalism; decolonization and independence.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: HIST 191  

HIST 480 (IL) (ASIA 480) Japan in the Age of Warriors (3) An overview of Japan the 10th to 17th century, a period of political decentralization, cultural efflorscence, and social change.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 107, HIST 172, HIST 174 orHIST 407  

HIST 481 (IL) (ASIA 481) Modern Japan Since 1800 (3) The transformation of Japan from a relatively isolated, agricultural nation into a highly industrialized world power.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 172, HIST 174 orHIST 175  

HIST 482 (CHNS 424, ASIA 482) Confucius and the Great Books of Early China (3) This course familiarizes students with the critical texts and intellectual cultures of Warring States and early imperial China.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: fifth semester standing  

HIST 483 (IL) (ASIA 483) Middle China (3) The social, political, and cultural issues and developments from the 8th to 16th century.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: HIST 174  

HIST 484Y (IL) (ASIA 484Y) History of Chinese Thought (3) A study of the dynamic historical development of Chinese thought with its diverse expressions from antiquity to the present.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 174 orHIST 175  

HIST 485Y (IL) (ASIA 485Y) China's Last Empire: The Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911 (3) China from 1644 founding of Qing dynasty to 1911 fall; Chinese society and institutions, imperialism and China's internal diversity.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 175 orHIST 300H (Honors in East Asian history)  

HIST 486 (IL) (ASIA 486) China in Revolution (3) China from 1900 to the present; nationalism, cultural change; development of communism.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: HIST 175 orHIST 300H (Honors in East Asian History)  

HIST 487 American Diplomacy, 1776-1914 (3) Developments in the foreign policy of the United States from independence to the eve of World War I.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 002 orHIST 020  

HIST 488 American Diplomacy Since 1914 (3) Developments in the foreign policy of the United States since the eve of World War I.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: HIST 002 orHIST 021  

HIST 489 (IL) (PL SC 486, ASIA 489) International Culture in East Asia (3) Study of the role of culture in East Asian regional and East-West international relations.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: any one of the following:HIST 172, HIST 174, HIST 175, HIST 480, HIST 481, HIST 483, HIST 484, HIST 485, HIST 486  

HIST 490 (L ST 490) Archival Management (1-3) Introduction to the principles and procedures in the management of archives and historical manuscripts.
Effective: Fall 1978
 

HIST 491 (IL) British Civil Wars and Revolutions, 1639-1651 (3) This is an advanced course on the history of the general crisis in the British Isles, from the outbreak of war between England and Scotland in 1639 to the securing of the Commonwealth regime following the desstruction of the last major royalist army in 1651.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: HIST 002, HIST 134 orHIST 436  

HIST 492 (IL) Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe (3) Survey of the social, economic, political, and religious conditions of accusations and prosecutions of witchcraft in western Europe and north America, from 1500 to 1700.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: HIST 002  

HIST 493 (IL) (ASIA 493) Japan in the World (3) Study of Japan's foreign relations and position in the international community from the early 19th century to the present.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: ASIA 100, HIST 172, HIST 175 orHIST 481  

HIST 494 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 1994
 

HIST 494H Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

HIST 495 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practicums, or internships.
Effective: Summer 1986
Prerequisite: prior written approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

HIST 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

HIST 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

HIST 499 (IL) Foreign Study--History (1-6) Study in selected foreign countries of various periods and topics in history.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: 3 credits in the appropriate introductory history course for the geographic location specified  

HIST 500 Theory, Method and the Practice of History (3) An examination of the theory and methodologies of the historical discipline and classic works of historiography.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

HIST 502 Historiography (3) No description.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

HIST 505 (J ST 505) Biblical Historiography in its Ancient Setting (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Methods of historical reconstruction in Biblical and other historiography from the earliest Mesopotamian records through those of the 6th century B.C.E.
Effective: Spring 1995
Prerequisite: HIST 102  

HIST 511 Topics in Medieval Britain (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Readings and research in major themes of the history of medieval Britain.
Effective: Summer 1994
 

HIST 512 Church and State in Medieval Europe (3) This course provides students with an overview of the political developments of church and secular government in medieval Europe.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

HIST 514 The Early Modern World: Empires, Trade, and Religion (3) This course provides an overview of early modern history, with an emphasis on cultural encounters between the different global regions.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 515 Early Modern Europe (3-6) A graduate seminar examining selected topics in early modern European history through readings, discussions, and research papers.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

HIST 516 (WMNST 516) US Women's and Gender History (3) A critical analysis of gender and theories of gender in selected American historical contexts.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

HIST 524 Deviance, Crime and Madness in Modern Europe (3) Historiography of deviance, crime, and madness in Europe from the late-18th century to the present.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

HIST 525 Imperial Borderlands in Modern Europe (3) This course provides students with an overview of the processes of constructing borders in a variety of forms, ethnic, religious, trade, and linguistic, in a European imperial context.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 527 Societies, Citizens, and Violence in Modern Europe (3) The social and cultural history of warefare in modern Europe, with specific emphasis on the First and Second World Wars.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

HIST 530 Methods in the History of Science and Technology (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Modern research methods and historiographical controversies in the history of science and technology.
Effective: Summer 1994
 

HIST 531 Religion and State-Making in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800 (3) This course provides students with an overview of the process of state-making in relationship to religious convictions in the Early Modern era, ca. 1400- 1800.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 533 Studies in Russian and Soviet History (3-6) No description.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

HIST 534 The Catholic World 1540-1770 (3) This course examines the relationship between world history and Catholicism.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 535 History of the Body (3) This course provides students with an overview of the contribution of intelectual and cultural historians to the field of "body history."
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 537 Studies in British History (3-6) No description.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

HIST 539 Topics in Military History (3 per semester, maximum of 9) Studies in the history of wars and of the political, social, economic, diplomatic, and theoretical foundations of warfare.
Effective: Summer 1994
 

HIST 541 War in the Early Modern and Modern World (3) The study of the causes, conduct, and political, social, diplomatic, cultural, and economic consequences of war from 1500 to the present.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 542 The United States and Global Migration 1815-1924 (3) Students study the impact of immigration on American society in a global setting.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

HIST 543 Antebellum America 1789-1860 (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Social, intellectual, and cultural developments from the period after the nation's founding until the start of the Civil War.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

HIST 544 Topics in the Civil War and Reconstruction (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Background and impact of the Civil War and the two succeeding decades, with emphasis on historiography and selected topics.
Effective: Summer 1994
 

HIST 545 Emergence of Modern America, 1860-1919 (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Social, political, economic, and cultural history of the United States from the Civil War through Progressivism and World War I.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

HIST 546 The Rise and Fall of Modern America, 1919 to the present (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Readings and research in major themes of the history of the United States in the twentieth century.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

HIST 547 Slavery in the Americas (3) Slavery in South America, the Caribbean, and North America from 16th century European colonization through the 19th century abolition movement.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 548 Topics in United States South (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Major themes of southern United States history.
Effective: Summer 1994
 

HIST 551 The African American Freedom Struggle in the Twentieth Century (3) Theory and history of African American freedom movements for social and political change in the 20th century US.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 552 Late Modern America Society, Culture, and Politics 1975-2008 (3) This course considers the political, cultural and social history of the United States from 1975 to the present.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 556 Social Movements in the Twentieth Century US (3) Students study the theory and history of movements for social and political change in the 20th century US.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 560 Topics in American Religion (3 per semester, maximum of 6) The social, political, and intellectual contexts of American religious thought.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

HIST 567 Latin American Social History, 1500-1900 (3) This course provides students with an overview of the social history of Latin America, 1500-1900.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 568 Early Modern Iberia and the Americas (3) This course studies the creation of Portugal, Spain, and their empires in the Americas in the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 569 Seminar in Latin-American History (3-6) No description.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

HIST 570 Modern Latin American and Caribbean History (3) This course provides students with an overview of the historiography of modern Latin America and the Caribbean.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 571 History of the US-Mexico Borderlands (3) This course examines the history and historiography of the US-Mexico Borderlands from the mid-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 572 Race and Empire in the Americas, Caribbean & Pacific (3) An overview of the US as an empire in Latin America, the Caribbean and Pacific in the modern era.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 580 Pre-modern China (3) This course provides students with an overview of the literature and themes in pre-modern Chinese history.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 581 Late Imperial and Modern China (3) This course provides students with an overview of the literature and themes in late imperial and modern Chinese history.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 582 Women and Gender in Modern Chinese History (3) Examines the historical literature on women and gender in late imperial and twentieth century China.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 585 Culture and Society in Late Imperial China (3) This course examines the cultural developments of late imperial China (14th-18th century) in their broad social contexts.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

HIST 586 Modern Japan (3) This course provides students with an overview of the literature and themes in modern Japanese history.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 587 Topics in Modern South Asian History (3 per semester, maximum of 6) Research and readings in the history of South Asia since the late eighteenth century.
Effective: Summer 1994
 

HIST 588 Ethnicity and Borderlands in Late Imperial China (3) An examination and overview of literature and themes related to ethnicity, borderlands, and governance in late imperial China.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 589 World History: Themes and Approaches (3) This course provides students with the thematic and theoretical foundation for the study and teaching of world history.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

HIST 592 Proseminar (3-9) Readings in fundamental historical works; different sections will treat such topics as United States History and Early Modern History.
Effective: Summer 1998
 

HIST 593 Research Seminar (3) Seminar in research methods of the discipline.
Effective: Summer 2009
Prerequisite: HIST 592  

HIST 595 Internship (1-12) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction, including field experiences, practicums, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 1987
Prerequisite: prior written approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

HIST 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

HIST 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

HIST 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

HIST 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

HIST 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Students enrolled will lead discussion sections, grade papers and examinations, given an occasional lecture, and assist instructors in planning survey level courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

HIST 603 Foreign Academic Experience (1-12) Foreign study and/or research constituting progress toward the degree at a foreign university.
Effective: Spring 2002
 

HIST 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

HIST 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

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