History (HIST)

HIST 0301  American History  0 SCH  (0)  

HIST 1301  American History to 1877  3 SCH  (3)  

A survey of the United States from the era of exploration through the period of Reconstruction (1877).

HIST 1302  American History since 1877  3 SCH  (3)  

A survey of the United States from the period of Reconstruction (1877) to the present.

HIST 2321  World History to 1500  3 SCH  (3)  

The history of world civilizations from pre-literary times to 1500 CE. Emphasis is on the political, religious, economic and cultural characteristics of these civilizations and their contributions to the contemporary world.

HIST 2322  World History since 1500  3 SCH  (0-3)  

The history of world civilization from 1500 to present. Emphasis is on the political, religious, economic, and cultural characteristics of these civilizations and their contributions to the contemporary world.

HIST 4301  Methods of Historical Research  3 SCH  (3)  

Procedures and methods of historical research. Introduction to types of historical data, the analysis of sources, the use of computer techniques in historical research and the methods of historical writing. Prerequisite: 6 semester hours of history.

HIST 4305  History Internship  3 SCH  (3)  

Allows students to gain practical experience in an area of public history while earning class credit. Prerequisite: 6 semester hours of History.

HIST 4307  Public History Practices  3 SCH  (3)  

Different ways public history is practiced. Curatorship, research practices, docentship, and historical restoration. Prerequisite: 6 semester hours of history.

HIST 4309  Topics in Public History  3 SCH  (3)  

Issues in public history not otherwise covered. May be repeated when the topic changes. Prerequisite: 6 semester hours of history.

HIST 4312  Europe in the Middle Ages  3 SCH  (3)  

Political, economic and cultural developments in Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire to the Renaissance. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4313  Early Modern Europe  3 SCH  (3)  

Study of themes in European history focusing on the Renaissance and Reformation and religious change; expansion of state power and resistance, new scientific understandings; changing economic and gender roles; the development of Enlightenment ideas. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4316  Nineteenth-Century Europe  3 SCH  (3)  

European industrialization and imperial expansion; rise of nationalism as well as ideologies of resistance; gender and class relations in an industrializing society; development of institutions of control and liberation in the long nineteenth century. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4317  French Revolution & Napoleon  3 SCH  (3)  

Study of the actors and events of the French Revolution and its impact upon European history concluding with analysis of the role and significance of Napoleon and the Nopoleonic Wars. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4318  Twentieth-Century Europe  3 SCH  (3)  

Political, social and cultural developments in Europe from the Belle Epoque through the end of the Cold War. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4332  Am Contr and Conf 1816 to 1850  3 SCH  (3)  

Major questions of the period; sectionalism, national rights versus states¿ rights, the slavery issue, expansion in the continental United States. Prerequisites: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4334  Civil War and Reconstruction  3 SCH  (3)  

Secession, formation of the Confederacy, military campaigns and Reconstruction. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4336  America's Rise to World Power  3 SCH  (3)  

Progressivism, World War I, the 1920s, the Great Depression, and World War II. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4338  United States Since 1945  3 SCH  (3)  

Post-war abundance, the Cold War, social and cultural changes, the Vietnam era, and the post-Nixon years. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4340  US Social and Cultural History  3 SCH  (3)  

The development of American society and culture with emphasis on religious trends, ethnic groups and the family. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4342  U.S. Foreign Policy  3 SCH  (3)  

American foreign relations from the Revolution to the present with emphasis on the 20th century. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4345  The American West  3 SCH  (3)  

History of the Trans-Mississippi West and its influence upon political, economic, social and cultural development from the earliest habitation to the present. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours in History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4346  Texas History  3 SCH  (3)  

Spanish background, Anglo-American settlement, the Revolution and Republic, and statehood; economic, cultural, and political development. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4348  Hist of the Mex Am in the SW  3 SCH  (3)  

A survey from the first Spanish settlers to the present. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4350  Latin America  3 SCH  (3)  

Historical background of contemporary Latin America. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4356  Mexico  3 SCH  (3)  

Political, economic, and social history of Mexico from pre-Columbian times to the present. Emphasis on the last century. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4358  Asian History  3 SCH  (3)  

An introduction to political, social, cultural and economic Asian history from antiquity to the present. Emphasis on the study not only of important Asian leaders, cultures and societies, but also of the various religions and philosophies which originated in Asia. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4360  Women in History  3 SCH  (3)  

Investigation of women's historical place in global themes such as patriarchy, sexual politics, work, religion, peace, colonization and the body. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science. Credit may not be obtained in both HIST 4360 and WGST 4360.

HIST 4365  Comparative Genocide  3 SCH  (3)  

Investigation of the history of the Holocaust and of other world genocides in a comparative context. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4370  Crucial Topics Eur Hist  3 SCH  (3)  

Intensive seminar on a specialized topic in European history, culminating in the production of a significant research paper. May be repeated for credit as the topic changes. Prerequisites: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4380  Crucial Topics U.S. History  3 SCH  (3)  

Intensive seminar on a specialized topic in United States history, culminating in the production of a significant research paper. May be repeated for credit as topic changes. Prerequisites: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4392  Crucial Top Latin Am History  3 SCH  (3)  

Intensive seminar on a specialized topic in Latin American history, culminating in the production of a significant research paper. May be repeated for credit as the topic changes. Prerequisites: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4394  Crucial Topics World History  3 SCH  (3)  

Seminar on specialized topics in World History culminating in the production of a significant research paper. May be repeated for credit as the topic changes. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4396  Crucial Top Non-West History  3 SCH  (3)  

Intensive seminar on specialized topics in Non-Western history, culminating in the production of a significant research paper. May be repeated for credit as the topic changes. Prerequisites: 12 semester hours of History and/or Political Science.

HIST 4397  Advanced Seminar Topics (WI)  3 SCH  (3)  

Capstone experience for history majors, focusing on one of the major fields of the department: United States, Latin American, European, Non-Western, and World. Completion of this seminar with a minimum grade of C is required of all history majors prior to graduation. May be repeated as needed. Prerequisite: 12 semester credit hours in history.