History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses and Syllabi

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Undergraduate

100-Level Courses in HIST

HIST 100: 3 Credits

History of Western Civilization

History of Western civilization from ancient Mediterranean origins through medieval and modern development of Europe to contemporary world. Read More »

5 Sections Currently Scheduled »

300-Level Courses in HIST

HIST 329: 3 Credits

Modern Russia and the Soviet Union

Russia and the Soviet Union from the early 20th century to the present. Focuses on the Russian Revolution and the political, social, cultural, and economic developments of the Soviet and post-Soviet eras. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

HIST 360: 3 Credits

History of South Africa

Explores the historical processes that led to the rise of African kingdoms, colonialism, industrialization, resistance movements, and legalized segregation. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

HIST 387: 3-6 Credits

Topics in Global History

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest in global, Latin American, African, Asian, or Middle Eastern history. Read More »

2 Sections Currently Scheduled

HIST 388: 3 Credits

Topics in European History

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

HIST 389: 3 Credits

Topics in U.S. History

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

400-Level Courses in HIST

HIST 436: 3 Credits

European Society and Culture: 19th and 20th Centuries

Examines major cultural trends in Europe since French Revolution. Major themes include romanticism; socialism; Marxism; and social effect of modernization, science, and societies. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

Topics in HIST

HIST 386: 1-6 Credits

Topics in History (not currently offered)

Study of historical topics of special interest.

HIST 387: 3-6 Credits

Topics in Global History

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest in global, Latin American, African, Asian, or Middle Eastern history. Read More »

2 Sections Currently Scheduled

HIST 388: 3 Credits

Topics in European History

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

HIST 389: 3 Credits

Topics in U.S. History

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

HIST 393: 3 Credits

Topics in Film and History (not currently offered)

Study of historical periods or topics from perspective of feature films and documentaries.

Graduate

600-Level Courses in HIST

HIST 602: 3 Credits

Themes in U.S. History II

Continuation of HIST 601. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

HIST 606: 3 Credits

Themes in European History II

Survey of European history from 1815 to present. Designed for individuals entering graduate program who need to strengthen preparation in this area, or who seek to enhance knowledge of latest interpretations in field. Stresses factual knowledge and its interpretation. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

HIST 615: 1-6 Credits

Problems in American History

Readings and discussion of bibliographies, interpretations, and research trends in topics selected by instructor. Read More »

2 Sections Currently Scheduled

HIST 635: 3 Credits

Problems in European History

Investigates selected problems. Readings, discussions, development of bibliographies. Primary sources used where possible. Read More »

2 Sections Currently Scheduled

Topics in HIST

HIST 523: 1-3 Credits

Issues in American History (not currently offered)

Reading, analysis of selected problems.

HIST 524: 3 Credits

Issues in European History (not currently offered)

Reading, analysis of selected problems.

HIST 525: 3 Credits

Problems in Latin American History (not currently offered)

Analysis of selected problems. Emphasizes reading and discussion of historical interpretations, and development of bibliography.

HIST 535: 3 Credits

Problems in Comparative World History (not currently offered)

Investigates selected problems in global and comparative history, covering multiple countries or world regions.

HIST 555: 3 Credits

Problems in Asian History (not currently offered)

Discussion of readings and historical interpretations and compilation of a comprehensive bibliography on given theme.

HIST 565: 3 Credits

Problems in African History (not currently offered)

Analysis of selected problems in African history. Emphasis on reading and discussion of historical interpretations and development of bibliography.

HIST 585: 3 Credits

Problems in Middle Eastern History (not currently offered)

Analyzes selected problem. Emphasizes reading and discussion of historical interpretations, and development of bibliography.

HIST 615: 1-6 Credits

Problems in American History

Readings and discussion of bibliographies, interpretations, and research trends in topics selected by instructor. Read More »

2 Sections Currently Scheduled

HIST 635: 3 Credits

Problems in European History

Investigates selected problems. Readings, discussions, development of bibliographies. Primary sources used where possible. Read More »

2 Sections Currently Scheduled