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HIST 11050 - WORLD HISTORY: ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL  

World history from early human societies through the mid-17th century. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 11051 - WORLD HISTORY: MODERN  

World history from mid-17th century to the present. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 12070 - HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES:THE FORMATIVE PERIOD  

A survey of United States history through 1877. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 12071 - HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES:THE MODERN PERIOD  

A survey of United States history since 1877. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 31024 - WORLD WAR II  

Survey of one of the greatest political and military events in history, focusing especially on causes, major personalities and chief political, ideological, moral, scientific and diplomatic aspects. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 31027 - HISTORY OF ENGLAND TO 1688  

Survey of medieval and early modern England. Topics include Norman Conquest, medieval culture and society, Reformation, Age of Elizabeth, English Revolution. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31028 - ENGLAND SINCE 1688  

Survey of national development from the Glorious Revolution through the Second World war,with special attention to leaders, prominent individuals and problems of change. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31030 - NATO:THE ENDURING ALLIANCE  

Examination of the historical and contemporary roles of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Prerequisite: Junior standing or special approval of instructor. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31040 - AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH POPULAR MUSIC  

Allows students to develop an understanding of the interconnection between the rise of popular music in the period after 1865 to the social, political, and technological changes that this period witnessed and how this helps to understand the meaning and significance of cultural identity in modern American history. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31050 - HISTORY AND SOCIETY OF MODERN GREECE  

Study of modern Greece concentrating on political, economic, cultural and societal developments since 1821. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31052 - HISTORY OF MODERN FRANCE  

Survey of French history from 1815 to the present. Topics include industrialization, republicanism and revolution, the experience of war and defeat, empire and decolonization. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31053 - MODERN EUROPE, 1815 TO PRESENT  

Covers the political, social, and cultural history of Europe from the peace at the end of the Napoleonic wars to the present. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31061 - HISTORY OF OHIO  

Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 31075 - HISTORY OF WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES  

(Cross-listed with WMST 30100) An exploration of the political, economic, social, intellectual, and cultural forces that have shaped women's lives, women's thought, perceptions of womanhood, and feminism for 1607 to the present in what is now the United States. Prerequisite: none. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31080 - AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY: SLAVERY TO FREEDOM 

(Cross-listed with PAS 33101) Survey of African American history from the colonial period to 1877. Course provides a general knowledge of the social, political and cultural history of African Americans from colonial times to the end of the Reconstruction. Prerequisite: none. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31081 - AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY: RECONSTRUCTION TO THE PRESENT  

(Cross-listed with PAS 33102) Survey of African American history from 1877 to the present. Course provides a general knowledge of the social, political and cultural history of African Americans from the end of the Reconstruction to the present. Prerequisite: HIST 31080 or PAS 33101. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31112 - CHINESE CIVILIZATION  

General survey of evolution of Chinese civilization from the Bronze Age to the rise of communism. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31118 - VIETNAM WAR  

Study of the causes, evolution and effects of warfare in Vietnam from 1946 to 1975 with special attention to colonialism, nationalism, communism and American intervention. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31125 - ZIONISM AND ISRAEL  

Describes history of the Zionist movement from religious, ideological and political viewpoints and the relationship between Zionism and the state of Israel. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31126 - HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST  

A survey of Islamic civilization in Middle Eastern context from the earliest days to the present. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 31127 - ANCIENT AND EARLY MEDIEVAL JEWISH HISTORY  

Deals with the ancient and early medieval Jewish history from approximately 2000 B.C. to approximately 1200 A.D. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 31128 - LATE MEDIEVAL AND MODERN JEWISH HISTORY  

Survey of Jewish history in Europe and the middle east from the age of the crusades to the 20th century. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 31130 - HISTORY OF AFRICAN CIVILIZATION  

Survey of cultural, political, social and economic history of Africa from antiquity to European conquest. Emphasis on precolonial. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 31140 - MODERN LATIN AMERICA  

Focuses on 20th-century Latin America and the efforts by social classes and their political leaderships to overcome obstacles of underdevelopment. Emphasis on Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Cuba and Central America. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 31141 - EARLY LATIN AMERICA  

Examines Latin America from precolonial times to the late 19th century. Lectures emphasize political and economic questions while readings focus on social history. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours

HIST 32050 - THE HISTORIAN'S CRAFT  

Introduction to the study and practice of historical writing including historical methods, historiography, primary and secondary source research, critical analysis of documentary sources, historical reasoning and the preparation of written reports. Emphasis on developing effective communication skills and research procedures, record-keeping, citation, and bibliography. Prepares students to do advanced work in history. Prerequisites: History major and 6 hours in history. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 38095 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN UNITED STATES HISTORY  

(Repeatable for credit) Special course in the history of the United States, the subject and topic of which varies by term and instructor. Precise titles and descriptions to be inserted in the Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: none. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 38195 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN EUROPE SINCE 1500  

(Repeatable for credit) Special course in the history of Europe since 1500, the subject and topic of which varies by term and instructor. Precise titles and descriptions to be inserted in the Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: none 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 38295 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN GLOBAL HISTORY  

(Repeatable for credit) Special course in the history of one or more of the following: the ancient and medieval worlds, Africa, Asia, Latin America, or the Middle East, the subject and topic of which varies by term and instructor. Precise titles and descriptions to be inserted in the Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: none. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 40092 - INTERNSHIP IN HISTORY  

(Repeatable for credit)Student internship at an institution related to the history major (e.g.,historical society, museum, archives, historic preservation organization). Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 40093 - WORKSHOP IN HISTORY  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 50093) Special workshop in history. Topic will vary according to professor. Prerequisite: None. 1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours 

HIST 40197 - AMERICAN CULTURAL HERITAGE:THE ARTS AND SOCIETY  

Examination of music, painting and literature in their cultural contexts during four periods of American history. American studies methodology and interdisciplinary thought. Prerequisite: Junior standing and one prior course in history. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 41000 - INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HISTORY  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51000 and HIST 71000) A survey of public history including: archives, editing, museums and historical agency administration; historic preservation and related skill areas (e.g. artifact analysis, oral history). Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41003 - HISTORY OF ANCIENT GREECE  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51003 and HIST 71003; and CLAS 41005 and CLAS 51005) Survey of Greek history from the Bronze Age to the rise of Macedonia and Alexander the Great. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41006 - ROMAN HISTORY 

(Cross-listed with CLAS 41006 and CLAS 51006, HIST 51006 and HIST 71006) A survey of Roman history from its beginnings to the fall of the Roman empire. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41010 - THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51010 and HIST 71010) Survey of major political, social and cultural developments of Europe from the fourth through 10th centuries. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41011 - THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES (Cross-listed with HIST 51011 and HIST 71011) 

Survey of political, social and cultural developments of Europe from 11th through 13th centuries. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41014 - EUROPE IN THE RENAISSANCE  

Analysis of the various factors leading Europe from a rural, feudal, ecclesiastical society to one characterized by urbanism, trade, secularism and the state. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 41016 - THE PROTESTANT AND CATHOLIC REFORMATIONS  

Comprehensive course dealing with the religious, political, economic and social change accompanying the religious upheavals of the 16th century. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41017 - SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY EUROPE  

This course will analyze those political, economic, social, religious and intellectual factors leading to economic crisis and civil wars in Europe. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41020 - NINETEENTH-CENTURY EUROPE  

Focus on industrialization and social transformation, political upheavals, intellectual thought, nationalism and foreign policy in Great Britain, France, Prussia and Austria. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 41024 - MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY, 1914-1945  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51024 and HIST 71024) Special attention paid to the two world wars, Bolshevik Revolution, rise of fascism and fate of European Jewry. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 41025 - MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY:1945-PRESENT  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51025 and HIST 71025) Survey of European political, economic, social and cultural developments since 1945. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours

HIST 41032 - CONSUMPTION AND MASS CULTURE IN MODERN EUROPE  

Examines shifts in consumption and the growth of mass consumer society in Europe from 1815 to the present, including the evolution of consumer societies, or those societies in which people construct their identities through commodities; the changes that ensued with the growth of mass consumption; and differing consumption regimes in Eastern and Western Europe in the twentieth century.Prerequisite: junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41033 - WOMEN AND GENDER IN MODERN EUROPE  

The modern period of European history saw revolutionary change politically, economically and socially. In this course, the ways that a gendered analysis can change and deepen our understanding of these historical changes and events is examined, including the “lived experience” of women and men focusing on family, sexual lives, work and politics. Prerequisite: junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41041 - HISTORY OF GERMANY, 1871-PRESENT  

Focuses on the impact of industrialization, the dilemma of the German left, the rise of Nazism and the emergence of two German states after 1945. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41044 - IMPERIAL RUSSIA, 1689-1917  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51044 and HIST 71044) Study of the entire imperial period, with focus on modernization, state institutions, nationalities, social groups and estates, economy, politics and ideologies, and elite and popular culture. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 41045 - MODERN RUSSIA, 1917-PRESENT  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51045 and HIST 71045) Focus on 1917 revolutions; Civil War; nationalities question; NEP, collectivization; Great Terror; World War II; Cold War; Soviet Foreign policy and culture; Perestroika and post-Soviet economic, political and ideological changes. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41051 - POLITICS, CULTURE AND SOCIETY OF 20TH-CENTURY EUROPE  

Political, social and cultural change in Europe during the twentieth century. Topics include violence, war, revolution, economic crises, and social and political changes. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41056 - HISTORY OF COLONIAL AMERICA:1492-1714  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51056 and HIST 71056) Major patterns of thought and behavior among Spanish, French and English expansionists; English colonization to 1714. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41057 - EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY AMERICA:1714-1789  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51057 and HIST 71057) Cultural development of English colonies; Great War for Empire; American Revolution and Constitution. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41058 - JEFFERSON-JACKSON ERA, 1789-1848 

(Cross-listed with HIST 51058 and HIST 71058) Study of the founding and development of the American nation, especially the periods of Jefferson and Jackson. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41060 - COMPARATIVE FASCISM  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51060 and HIST 71060) Examination of the theories and practices of fascist movements and regimes in twentieth-century Europe utilizing a variety of perspectives. Organized primarily thematically instead of geographically with readings and discussions based on historiographical and critical analyses. Prerequisite: junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41062 - THE UNITED STATES:THE WESTWARD MOVEMENT  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51062 and HIST 71062) The process of settlement from its beginnings; consequences for American history. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41065 - SECTIONAL CONFLICT AND CIVIL WAR  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51065 and HIST 71065) Differences within the United States, including the controversy over slavery; the Civil War in all its aspects. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 41066 - RECONSTRUCTION AND THE LATER SOUTH  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51066 and HIST 71066) Controversy during and after the Civil War as to racial and sectional relationships; the post- Reconstruction compromises and their undoing. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41070 - AMERICAN SOCIAL AND INTELLECTUAL HISTORY 1790-1876 

(Cross-listed with HIST 51070 and HIST 71070) Major currents of the period: social background of the early republic; religious development; impact of the frontier, abolition. This course may be used to satisfy the university diversity requirement. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41071 - AMERICAN SOCIAL AND INTELLECTUAL HISTORY, 1876-PRESENT  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51071 and HIST 71071) Development of social Darwinism, racism, pragmatism, popular arts. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41075 - WAR AND SOCIETY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM 1607 THROUGH 1865  

An examination of the impact of conflict and the military upon the society, culture, economy and diplomacy of the United States. Topics include colonial Indian wars, the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican- American War and the Civil War. Prerequisite: HIST 12070. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41076 - WAR AND SOCIETY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM 1865 TO THE PRESENT  

An examination of the impact of conflict and the military on the society, culture, economy and diplomacy of the United States. Topics include the frontier Army, the Spanish-American War and empire in the Pacific, the two world wars, the Cold War and the War on Terror. Prerequisite: HIST 12071. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41077 - THE GREAT DEPRESSION IN AMERICA  

Examines the impact and meaning of the Depression era, suggesting that the crisis helped to usher in a new way of imagining American society. Beginning with an overview of modernism, modernity and the modern age, the course explores how the New Deal fits into these theories, how specific programs operated under their ideals, and finally, how American society adapted and accepted this ‘modern’ vision. Prerequisite: junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41079 - MIGRATIONS TO AMERICA, 1607 TO PRESENT  

Examines the coming together of people from five continents to the United States and provides an overview of shifting patterns of migration both coerced and free to the United States. Starting in the colonial era, when slaves and servants typified the migration to America, this course then follows the migrations of pre- industrial, industrial, and post-industrial immigrants, their reception by American institutions and natives, and their efforts to construct communities in a new country. Prerequisite: junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 41083 - U.S. FOREIGN RELATIONS THROUGH WORLD WAR I  

The evolution of U.S. foreign policy from its colonial origins through the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 with special emphasis on the domestic roots of foreign policy. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41084 - U.S. FOREIGN RELATIONS FROM 1920  

The history of U.S. foreign policy from the 1920s on with special emphasis on the evolving role of America as a world power. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41085 - THE SIXTIES IN AMERICA  

The era of the 1960s outlined the debates and patterns of American history in the latter part of the twentieth century and continues to resonate in our contemporary world. This course examines the seminal events, persons and developments - including JFK's New Frontiers policy; Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X; the March on Washington; Johnson's Great Society; the Vietnam War; the New Left; the counter-culture; country music; the rise of modern conservatism; Nixon; Watergate; and the Oil Crisis - to get a better understanding of the meaning and significance of this crucial era to the history of the United States and the world. Prerequisite: junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41087 - PROGRESSIVE AMERICA:THE UNITED STATES, 1896-1919  

Major political, economic, social, cultural and diplomatic events from the crisis of the 1890s through the first World War. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41088 - NEW ERA THROUGH WORLD WAR:THE UNITED STATES, 1920-1945  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51088 and HIST 71088) Major political, economic, social, cultural and diplomatic events from the new era of the 1920s through the second World War. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 41089 - RECENT AMERICA:THE UNITED STATES, 1945-PRESENT  

Examines everyday life and culture, assesses the degree to which presidents and their administrations are the reflections of their constituencies, and evaluates the significant events and themes of U.S. history since 1945. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41097 - COLLOQUIUM:SAINTS, MONKS, AND THE MEDIEVAL COMMUNITY  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51097 and HIST 71097) Investigates major religious institutions that shaped medieval European society and the impact on popular piety. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41112 - HISTORY OF MODERN CHINA  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51112 and HIST 71112) Disintegration of the Chinese empire amid Western challenge and internal disorder and the subsequent rise of communism. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41116 - HISTORY OF JAPAN  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51116 and HIST 71116) General survey of the development of Japan from a loose confederation of clans to a modern industrial state. Prerequisite: junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41129 - THE HOLOCAUST:THE DESTRUCTION OF EUROPEAN JEWRY, 1938-1945  

Analysis of those political, economic, social and intellectual factors leading to systematic destruction of European Jewry during World War II. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41132 - HISTORY OF AFRICA, 1880-PRESENT  

(Cross-listed with HIST 51132 and HIST 71132) Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 41789 - THE FRENCH REVOLUTION AND NAPOLEON 

(Cross-listed with HIST 51789 and HIST 71789) Analysis of the causes of Revolution in France, political, ideological and social conflict in the construction of French democracy expansion of the revolution outside of France. Prerequisite: Senior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 42140 - THE SIXTIES:A THIRD WORLD VIEW  

(Cross-listed with HIST 52140 and HIST 72140) Examines the political, social and cultural upheaval of the 1960s in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 42141 - COMPARATIVE THIRD WORLD REVOLUTIONS  

Examination of 20th-century revolutions in Latin America, Africa and Asia focusing on ideologies and political leadership. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 42142 - AFRO-LATIN AMERICA  

(Cross-listed with HIST 52142, HIST 72142 and PAS 43300) Focuses on the social, cultural and political life of the African population of Latin America, from 19th century slaves to shantytown dwellers of megacities such as Rio de Janiero. Topics include black resistance to racism, race mixture in multicultural societies, and how employment, political participation and family organization empowered the lives of Afro-Latin women. Prerequisite: junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 42297 - COLLOQUIUM:CHINA AND JAPAN 

Study of important issues in the history of China and Japan through reading and discussing major works pertinent to the issues selected. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 42497 - COLLOQUIUM:WOMEN IN MODERN EUROPE 

(Cross-listed with HIST 52497 and HIST 72497) The colloquium addresses the experiences of European women from the Enlightenment to the present. Using primary sources and recent scholarship, students examine the relationship between women and state formation, industry, sexuality, empire, socialism, war, welfare, migration and feminism. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 43097 - COLLOQUIUM:MEDIEVAL RUSSIA  

(Cross-listed with HIST 53097 and HIST 73097) Political, social, economic and cultural developments from the 9th-17th centuries,particularly the nature of political organization, the Mongol impact, the role of the church and religious life in pre-Petrine Russia. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 43797 - COLLOQUIUM ON VICTORIAN ENGLAND  

Consideration of distinctive features of Victorian England including class structure, ideas, manners, politics, foreign affairs, empire. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 48697 - COLLOQUIUM:U.S. MIDDLE PERIOD, 1820-1900

(Cross-listed with HIST 58697 and HIST 78697) Reading, discussion and written reviewing of important works on the period. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 48797 - COLLOQUIUM IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1877  

(Cross-listed with HIST 58797 and HIST 78797) This colloquium specializes in African American history prior to 1877, with emphasis on historiographical literature of the period. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 48897 - COLLOQUIUM IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1877  

(Cross-listed with HIST 58897 and HIST 78897) This colloquium specializes in African American history after 1877, with emphasis on historiographical literature of the period. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 49091 - SENIOR SEMINAR IN HISTORY  

(Repeatable for credit)History majors complete a significant work of original research based on primary sources. Topics vary by instructor. Enrollment limited to senior history majors. Prerequisite: History major and senior standing and HIST 32050 with C or higher. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 49095 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN UNITED STATES HISTORY  

(Repeatable for a maximum of 18 credit hours) (Cross-listed with HIST 59095 and HIST 79095) Special course in the history of the United States, the subject and topic of which varies by term and instructor. Precise titles and descriptions to be inserted in the Schedule of classess. Prerequisite: junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 49195 - SPECIAL TOPICS: EUROPE SINCE 1500  

(repeatable for maximum 18 credit hours) (Cross-listed with HIST 59195 and HIST 79195) Special course in the history of Europe since 1500, the subject and topic of which varies by term and instructor. Precise titles and descriptions to be inserted in the Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 49196 - INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION  

(Repeatable for credit) Prerequisite: special approval. 2.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 49199 - SENIOR HONORS PROJECT  

Thesis or other independent study or creative project. Required of students seeking to graduate with honors in history. Prerequisite: Permission (see HONR 40099). 3.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours  

HIST 49295 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN GLOBAL HISTORY  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 59295 and HIST 79295) Special course in the history of the ancient and medieval worlds, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and/or the Middle East, the subject and topic of which varies by term and instructor. Precise titles and descriptions to be inserted in the Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: junior standing. 3.000 Credit hours

Graduate

HIST 50093 - WORKSHOP IN HISTORY  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 40093) Special workshop in history. Topic will vary according to professor. Prerequisite: None. 1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours  

HIST 51000 - PUBLIC HISTORY  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41000 and HIST 71000) A survey of public history including: archives; editing, museums and historical agency administration; historic preservation; and related skill areas (e.g. artifact analysis, oral history). Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 51005 - TEACHING WORLD HISTORY 

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 71005) To prepare graduate students to teach world history at the university level. Special focus on integrating non-Western sources and points of view into the world history curriculum, preparation of world history syllabus and justification of selected readings and topics, mastery of on-line and in-class technologies to deliver world history materials. Prerequisite: graduate standing in history (HIST). 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 51006 - ROMAN HISTORY 

(Cross-listed with CLAS 41006 and CLAS 51006, HIST 41006 and HIST 71006) A survey of Roman history from its beginnings to the Fall of the Roman Empire. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 51010 - THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES 

(Cross-listed with HIST 41010 and HIST 71010) A survey of the major political, social and cultural developments of Europe from the fourth through the tenth century. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 51011 - THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41011 and HIST 71011) A survey of political, social and cultural developments of Europe from the eleventh through the thirteenth century. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 51025 - MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY:1945 TO PRESENT 

(Cross-listed with HIST 41025 and HIST 71025) Survey of European political, economic, social and cultural developments since 1945. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 51044 - RUSSIA FROM ITS ORIGINS TO 1801 

(Cross-listed with HIST 41044 and HIST 71044) Study of the entire imperial period, with focus on modernization, state institutions, nationalities, social groups and estates, economy, politics and ideologies, and elite and popular culture. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 51045 - MODERN RUSSIA, 1917-PRESENT  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41045 and HIST 71045) Focus on 1917 revolutions, civil war, nationalities question, NEP, collectivization, Great Terror, World War II, Cold War, Soviet foreign policy and culture, Perestroika, and post-Soviet economic, political, and ideological changes. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 51056 - HISTORY OF COLONIAL AMERICA, 1492-1714  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41056 and HIST 71056) Major patterns of thought and behavior among Spanish, French and English expansionists; English colonization to 1714. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 51060 - COMPARATIVE FASCISM  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41060 and HIST 71060) Examination of the theories and practices of fascist movements and regimes in twentieth-century Europe utilizing a variety of perspectives. Organized primarily thematically instead of geographically with readings and discussions based on historiographical and critical analyses. Prerequisite: graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 51062 - THE UNITED STATES:THE WESTWARD MOVEMENT  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41062 and HIST 71062) The process of settlement from its beginning; consequences for American history. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 51065 - SECTIONAL CONFLICT AND CIVIL WAR  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41065 and HIST 71065) Differences within the United states, including the controversy over slavery; the Civil War in all its aspects. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 51066 - RECONSTRUCTION AND THE LATER SOUTH  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41066 and HIST 71066) Controversy during and after the Civil War as to racial and sectional relationships; the post-Reconstruction compromises and their undoing. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 51097 - COLLOQUIUM:SAINTS, MONKS AND THE MEDIEVAL COMMUNITY 

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 41097 and HIST 71097) Investigates major religious institutions that shaped medieval European society and the impact on popular piety. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 51132 - HISTORY OF AFRICA, 1880-PRESENT 

(Cross-listed with HIST 41132 and HIST 71132) Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 51789 - THE FRENCH REVOLUTION AND NAPOLEON 

(Cross-listed with HIST 41789 and HIST 71789) Analysis of the causes of revolution in France, political ideological and social conflict in the construction of French democracy expansion of the revolution outside of France. Prerequisite: None. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 52142 - AFRO-LATIN AMERICA  

(Cross-listed with HIST 42142, HIST 72142 and PAS 43300) Course focuses on the social, cultural and political life of the African population of Latin America, from 19th century slaves to shantytown dwellers of megacities such as Rio de Janiero. Topics include black resistance to racism, race mixture in multicultural societies, and how employment, political participation and family organization empowered the lives of Afro- Latin women. Prerequisite: graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 52497 - COLLOQUIUM:WOMEN IN MODERN EUROPE  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 42497 and HIST 72497) The colloquium addresses the experiences of European women from the Enlightenment to the present. Using primary sources and recent scholarship, students examine the relationship between women and state formation, industry, sexuality, empire, socialism, war, welfare, migration and feminism. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 53097 - COLLOQUIUM:MEDIEVAL RUSSIA  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 43097 and HIST 73097)Political, social, economic and cultural developments from the 9th-17th centuries, particularly the nature of political organization, the Mongol impact, the role of the church and religious life in pre-Petrine Russia. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 53800 - RELIGION AND SOCIETY IN THE MODERN WEST  

(Cross-listed with HIST 73800) Introduction to recent trends in the writing of European and comparative western religious history. Examines themes across societies with particular emphasis placed on gender, bourgeois culture, national identity, liberalism and democracy, the industrial working classes, race and racism, fascism and communism. Prerequisite: graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours

HIST 58697 - COLLOQUIUM:U.S. MIDDLE PERIOD 1820-1900  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 48697 and HIST 58697) Reading, discussion and written reviewing of important works on the period. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 58897 - COLLOQUIUM IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1877  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 48897 and HIST 78897) This colloquium specializes in African American history from 1877, with emphasis on historiographical literature of the period. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 59095 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN UNITED STATES HISTORY  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 49095 and HIST 59095) Special course in the history of the United States, the subject and topic of which varies by term and instructor. Precise titles and descriptions to be inserted in the Schedule of Classes. Repeatable. Prerequisite: graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 59195 - SPECIAL TOPICS: EUROPE SINCE 1500  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 49195 and HIST 79195) Special course in the history of Europe since 1500, the subject and topic of which varies by term and instructor. Precise titles and descriptions to be inserted in the Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 59295 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN GLOBAL HISTORY 

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 49295 and HIST 79295) Special course in the history of the ancient and medieval worlds, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and/or the Middle East, the subject and topic of which varies by term and instructor. Precise titles and descriptions to be inserted in the Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 60092 - PUBLIC HISTORY INTERNSHIP 

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 70092) Students serve an internship at an institution related to their emphasis in public history (e.g.,historical society, museum, archives, historical preservation organization). Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours  

HIST 61001 - METHODS OF HISTORICAL RESEARCH  

An introduction to methods of historical research, with an emphasis on behavioral techniques. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 61002 - HISTORIOGRAPHY  

Development of historical thinking. Students will read excerpts of famous historians and prepare papers. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 61070 - WRITING SEMINAR IN HISTORY  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 81070) Students will spend the semester conceptualizing, researching and writing an article-length piece of original historical scholarship. Basic topics to be addressed include prospectus drafting, source identification, historiography, research methods, scholarly writing and revision, oral presentation and professional critiquing. All students will be expected to supplement the guidance they receive from the seminar instructor with regular consultations with their departmental advisors. Prerequisite: graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 62097 - PUBLIC HISTORY COLLOQUIUM  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 72097) Assigned readings, discussions and papers focus on particular emphases and skill areas in public history. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 69199 - THESIS I  

Thesis students must register for a total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester distributed over several semesters if desired. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 2.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours  

HIST 69299 - THESIS II  

Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met. Prerequisite: HIST 69199 and graduate standing. 2.000 Credit hours  

HIST 69896 - INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION  

(Repeatable for credit)Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 2.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 69898 - RESEARCH 

(Repeatable for credit)Prerequisite: Graduate standing. 1.000 TO 15.000 Credit hours

Doctoral

HIST 70092 - PUBLIC HISTORY INTERNSHIP 

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 60092) Students serve an internship at an institution related to their emphasis in public history (e.g.,historical society, museum, archives, historical preservation organization). Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71000 - PUBLIC HISTORY  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41000 and HIST 51000) A survey of public history including: archives, editing, museums and historical agency administration; historic preservation; and related skill areas (e.g. artifact analysis, oral history). Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71005 - TEACHING WORLD HISTORY  

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours) (Cross-listed with HIST 51005) To prepare graduate students to teach world history at the university level. Special focus on integrating non-Western sources and points of view into the world history curriculum, preparation of world history syllabus and justification of selected readings and topics, mastery of on-line and in-class technologies to deliver world history materials. Prerequisite: doctoral standing in history (HIST). 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71010 - THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41010 and HIST 51010) Survey of major political, social and cultural developments of Europe from the fourth through 10th centuries. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71011 - THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41011 and HIST 51011) Survey of political, social and cultural developments of Europe from 11th through 13th centuries. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71025 - MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY:1945 TO PRESENT 

(Cross-listed with HIST 41025 and HIST 51025) Survey of European political, economic social and cultural developments since 1945. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71044 - RUSSIA FROM ITS ORIGINS TO 1801  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41044 and HIST 51044) Study of the entire imperial period, with focus on modernization, state institutions, nationalities, social groups and estates, economy, politics and ideologies, and elite and popular culture. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71045 - MODERN RUSSIA, 1917-PRESENT  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41045 and HIST 51045) Focus on 1917 revolutions; Civil War; nationalities question; NEP; collectivization; great terror; World War II; Cold War; Soviet Foreign policy and culture; Perestroika and post-Soviet economic, political and ideological changes. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71056 - HISTORY OF COLONIAL AMERICA, 1492-1714  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41056 and HIST 51056) Major patterns of thought and behavior among Spanish, French and English expansionists; English colonization to 1714. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71058 - THE JEFFERSON-JACKSON ERA, 1789-1848  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41058 and HIST 51058) Study of the founding and development of the American nation, especially the perios of Jefferson and Jackson. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71060 - COMPARATIVE FACISM  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41060 and HIST 51060) Examination of the theories and practices of fascist movements and regimes in twentieth-century Europe utilizing a variety of perspectives. Organized primarily thematically instead of geographically with readings and discussions based on historiographical and critical analyses. Prerequisite: doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 71062 - THE UNITED STATES:THE WESTWARD MOVEMENT  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41062 and HIST 51062) The process of settlement from its beginnings; consequences for American history. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71065 - SECTIONAL CONFLICT AND CIVIL WAR 

(Cross-listed with HIST 41065 and HIST 51065) Differences within the United States, including the controversy over slavery; the Civil War in all its aspects. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 71066 - RECONSTRUCTION AND THE LATER SOUTH 

(Cross-listed with HIST 41066 and HIST 51066) Controversy during and after the Civil War as to racial and sectional relationships; the post-Reconstruction compromises and their undoing. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71088 - NEW ERA THROUGH WORLD WAR:THE UNITED STATES 1920-1945  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41088 and HIST 51088) Major political, economic, social, cultural and diplomatic events from the new era of the 1920s through the second World War. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71097 - COLLOQUIUM:SAINTS, MONKS AND THE MEDIEVAL COMMUNITY 

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 41097 and HIST 51097) Investigates major religious institutions that shaped medieval European society and the impact on popular piety. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71132 - HISTORY OF AFRICA, 1880-PRESENT 

(Cross-listed with HIST 41132 and HIST 51132) Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 71789 - THE FRENCH REVOLUTION AND NAPOLEON  

(Cross-listed with HIST 41789 and HIST 51789) Analysis of the causes of revolution in France, political ideological and social conflict in the construction of French democracy expansion of the revolution outside of France. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 72097 - PUBLIC HISTORY COLLOQUIUM 

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 62097) Assigned readings, discussions and papers focus on particular emphases and skill areas in public history. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 72140 - THE SIXTIES:A THIRD WORLD VIEW  

(Cross-listed with HIST 42140 and HIST 52140) Examines the political, social and cultural upheaval of the 1960s in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 72142 - AFRO-LATIN AMERICA  

(Cross-listed with HIST 42142, HIST 52142 and PAS 43300) Course focuses on the social, cultural and political life of the African population of Latin America, from 19th century slaves to shantytown dwellers of megacities such as Rio de Janiero. Topics include black resistance to racism, race mixture in multicultural societies, and how employment, political participation and family organization empowered the lives of Afro- Latin women. Prerequisite: doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 72497 - COLLOQUIUM:WOMEN IN MODERN EUROPE  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 42497 and HIST 52497) The colloquium addresses the experiences of European women from the Enlightenment to the present. Using primary sources and recent scholarship, students examine the relationship between women and state formation, industry, sexuality, empire, socialism, war, welfare, migration and feminism. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 73097 - COLLOQUIUM:MEDIEVAL RUSSIA (Repeatable for credit) 

(Cross-listed with HIST 43097 and HIST 53097) Political, social, economic and cultural developments from the 9th to 17th centuries particularly the nature of political organization, the Mongol impact, the role of the church and religious life in pre-Petrine Russia. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 73800 - RELIGION AND SOCIETY IN THE MODERN WEST  

(Cross-listed with HIST 53800) Introduction to recent trends in the writing of European and comparative western religious history. Examines themes across societies with particular emphasis placed on gender, bourgeois culture, national identity, liberalism and democracy, the industrial working classes, race and racism, fascism and communism. Prerequisite: doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 78697 - COLLOQUIUM:U.S. MIDDLE PERIOD 1820-1900 

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 48697 and HIST 58697) Coverage of the historical literature on Europe's major political, diplomatic, economic and social developments since 1945. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 78897 - COLLOQUIUM IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1877  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 48897 and HIST 58897) This colloquium specializes in African American history after 1877, with emphasis on historiographical literature of the period. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 79095 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN UNITED STATES HISTORY  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 49095 and HIST 59095) Special course in the history of the United States, the subject and topic of which varies by term and instructor. Precise titles and descriptions to be inserted in the Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 79195 - SPECIAL TOPICS: EUROPE SINCE 1500  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 49195 and HIST 59195) Special course in the history of Europe since 1500, the subject and topic of which varies by term and instructor. Precise titles and descriptions to be inserted in the Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 79295 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN GLOBAL HISTORY  

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 49295 and HIST 59295) Special course in the history of the ancient and medieval worlds, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and/or the Middle East, the subject and topic of which varies by term and instructor. Precise titles and descriptions to be inserted in the Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 81001 - METHODS OF HISTORICAL RESEARCH  

The course introduces graduate students to library reference tools, journal literature, research methodology, quantitative techniques and writing and original research paper. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 81002 - HISTORIOGRAPHY  

Development of historical thinking. Students will read excerpts of famous historians and prepare papers. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 81070 - WRITING SEMINAR IN HISTORY  

(Repeatable twice for credit) (Cross-listed with HIST 61070) Students will spend the semester conceptualizing, researching, and writing an article-length piece of original historical scholarship. Basic topics to be addressed include prospectus drafting, source identification, historiography, research methods, scholarly writing and revision, oral presentation, and professional critiquing. All students will be expected to supplement the guidance they receive from the seminar instructor with regular consultations with their departmental advisors. Prerequisite: doctoral standing. 3.000 Credit hours 

HIST 89199 - DISSERTATION I  

(Repeatable for credit)Doctoral dissertation, for which registration in at least two semesters is required first of which will be semester in which dissertation work is begun and continuing until the completion of 30 hours. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 15.000 Credit hours  

HIST 89299 - DISSERTATION II  

(Repeatable for credit)Continuing registration required of doctoral students who have completed the initial 30 hours of dissertation and continuing until all degree requirements are met. Prerequisite: HIST 89199 and doctoral standing. 15.000 Credit hours  

HIST 89896 - INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION 

(Repeatable for credit)Prerequisite: Doctoral standing. 2.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours  

HIST 89898 - RESEARCH  

(Repeatable for credit)Prerequisite: Doctoral Standing. 1.000 TO 15.000 Credit hours