History (HIST)

Courses

HIST 100. Western Civilization to 1648. 3 hours.

Introduction to the development of Western civilization and the modern world: ancient medieval and early modern history. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 101. Western Civilization Since 1648. 3 hours.

Introduction to the development of Western civilization in the early modern and modern world. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 103. Early America: From Colonization to Civil War and Reconstruction. 3 hours.

Covers political, cultural, and social developments during the Colonial and early American period. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 104. Modern America: From Industrialization to Globalization. 3 hours.

Introduction to the political, cultural, and social developments in American society since the end of the Civil War. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 105. Global Transformations and the Rise of the West Since 1000. 3 hours.

Overview of historical transformations that led to the rise of Europe and the wider West to global preeminence. Emphasizes contributions of other world cultures to this development. Course Information: Same as INST 105. This class may be taught in an online format. When that is the case, internet access will be required. A high-speed connection is strongly suggested. Please check the online class schedule for online sections. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion and one Lecture. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 106. The World Since 1400. 3 hours.

Overview of historical developments that created an interconnected world. Explorations, rise of capitalism, European colonialism, nationalism and development, and post-colonialism. Course Information: Same as INST 106. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 109. East Asian Civilization: Ancient China. 3 hours.

An introduction to Chinese civilization, including history, philosophy, and religions from earliest times to 1500. Course Information: Same as GLAS 109. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture-Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 110. East Asian Civilization: Japan. 3 hours.

An overview of Japanese history from earliest times to the mid-twentieth century, including social structure, economic change, political institutions, religion, and culture. Course Information: Same as GLAS 110. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture-Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 114. Topics in World History. 3 hours.

Introduction to history through global events and the historical development of diverse cultural, religious, social, economic, and political institutions. Course Information: Same as INST 114. May not be repeated for credit. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture-Discussion.

HIST 116. Freshman Seminar: Special Topics. 3 hours.

An introduction to the study of history through special topics and the use of primary source materials. Past course.

HIST 117. Understanding the Holocaust. 3 hours.

Examines the Holocaust of European Jewry as the result of antisemitic ideology and the development of modern German political forces; implementation of the Final Solution. Course Information: Same as JST 117 and RELS 117. Individual and Society course, and Past course.

HIST 137. Russia in War and Revolution, 1904-1922. 3 hours.

The revolutionary era in Russia. Exploration of the historical background of the Russian Revolution, the social and political tensions leading to revolutionary upheaval, and the roles of major leaders and ordinary citizens.Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture and one Discussion. Individual and Society course, and Past course.

HIST 150. Catholicism in U.S. History. 3 hours.

The Catholic experience in the United States from its colonial origins to the present. Course Information: Same as CST 150 and RELS 150. US Society course.

HIST 161. Introduction to Latin American History. 3 hours.

Introduction to major themes in Latin American history from pre-Colombian society and the European conquest to the present. Course Information: Same as LALS 161. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 170. The Ottoman Empire. 3 hours.

Introductory survey of the Ottoman Empire from the fourteenth century to World War I, with emphasis on its structure and governance in a global perspective. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture and one Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 177. Middle Eastern Civilization. 3 hours.

Introduction to the culture and society of the Middle East, with special attention to the development of Islam and the consequences of westernization. Course Information: Same as RELS 177. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion and one Lecture. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 199. Chicago and the World. 3 hours.

Introduction to American history, key institutions, culture, and society through the lens of Chicago as a global city. Introduction to the college experience and development of key academic skills. Course Information: Field trips required at a nominal fee.

HIST 202. The Ancient World: Greece. 3 hours.

Greece from the Mycenaean through the Hellenistic periods; political, social, economic, and religious life of the Greek city-state and the Hellenistic kingdoms. Course Information: Same as CL 202. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 203. Ancient Rome. 3 hours.

History of Rome from its origins to the end of the Roman Empire; emphasis on transformation of Rome from city-state to world empire, with attention to social, cultural, and economic background. Course Information: Same as CL 203. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 204. Greek Art and Archaeology. 3 hours.

Contributions of archaeological excavations to the study of ancient Greece, 600 BC to 31 BC. Architecture, sculpture and painting in their social and historical contexts. Course Information: Same as AH 204, and CL 204. Credit is not given for HIST 204 if the student has credit in CL 215. Taught in English. Creative Arts course, and Past course.

HIST 205. Roman Art and Archaeology. 3 hours.

Contributions of archaeological excavations to the study of ancient Rome and her empire 1000 BC-400 AD. Architecture, sculpture and painting in their social and historical contexts. Course Information: Same as AH 205, and CL 205. Creative Arts course, and Past course.

HIST 209. The Byzantine Empire. 3 hours.

The East Roman Empire from its creation by Diocletian and Constantine to its conquest by the Ottoman Turks. Course Information: Same as GKM 209.

HIST 211. The Dawn of European Modernity, 1500-1715. 3 hours.

Social, economic, political, and cultural analysis of western Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. Course Information: 3 hours.Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture-Discusion and one Discussion. Individual and Society course, and Past course.

HIST 212. Europe: 1715 to 1815. 3 hours.

Europe from the death of Louis XIV to Napoleon's fall, with special emphasis on building of states, urban development, and political change.

HIST 213. Europe in the Age of Capitalism and Imperialism, 1815 - 1914. 3 hours.

Introduction to the history of Europe from the Congress of Vienna to World War I. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Individual and Society course, and Past course.

HIST 214. Twentieth-Century Europe. 3 hours.

Social, political, cultural, and economic changes in Europe including: WWI, Great Depression, rise of totalitarian states, WWII, the Cold War, rise and fall of communist states, and the European Union. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Individual and Society course, and Past course.

HIST 216. Military History: War Since Napoleon. 3 hours.

The doctrine, technology, strategy and tactics of military and naval conflict in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

HIST 217. Introduction to United States Military History. 3 hours.

Analytical study of American military history, doctrine, strategy, and tactics from their origin through the present. Emphasis on leadership, strategy, the principles of war, and growth of the military in the US. Course Information: Same as MILS 217. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in ENGL 161. Past course.

HIST 218. Pompeii: Everyday Life in a Roman Town. 3 hours.

Examination of the Roman town of Pompeii, including its history, society, politics, economy, religion, art, architecture, and entertainments. Course Information: Same as AH 218 and CL 218. Prerequisite(s): CL 101 or CL 103 or CL 205 or AH 110 or; or consent of the instructor. Past course.

HIST 219. Sport in the Ancient World. 3 hours.

Survey of Greek and Roman sport from the Bronze Age to the demise of pagan athletic festivals in late antiquity (c. fifth century CE). Course Information: Same as CL 219. Prerequisite(s): Any course in Classics or History. Recommended background: CL 100; CL 101; CL 103; CL 202 or HIST 202; CL 203 or HIST 203; CL 204 or HIST or AH 204; or CL 205 or HIST 205 or AH 205.

HIST 220. Modern Germany, 1848 to the Present. 3 hours.

Unification and industrialization in the nineteenth century; world wars and the development of the two Germanies in the twentieth century. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Individual and Society course, and Past course.

HIST 221. The Atlantic Slave Trade. 3 hours.

Thematic social, cultural and economic history tracing rise and fall of Atlantic slave trade from African supply systems to New world consumption 1550-1880 with focus on slave experiences. Course Information: Same as AAST 221. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture and one Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 222. England to 1689. 3 hours.

England from the Celtic immigration to the Glorious Revolution. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Past course.

HIST 223. Modern Britain Since 1689. 3 hours.

History of Britain from the Glorious Revolution to the present. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Past course.

HIST 224. France: 1500 to 1715. 3 hours.

French society, culture and politics, 1500-1715. It traces the development of the French monarchy and its relation to its subjects from the Renaissance to Versailles, with special emphasis on the period's cultural production and self-image. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Individual and Society course, and Past course.

HIST 225. The Age of Revolution in France: 1715-1848. 3 hours.

Major political, social, and economic forces in French history 1715 to 1848, including the Ancien Regime, the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, Napoleon, and the Restoration. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 229. Africa and its Diasporas. 3 hours.

Critical analysis of the cultural, economic, geographic, and historical implications of population movements from Africa from the 15th century to the present. Course Information: Same as AAST 229. Prerequisite(s): AAST 100 or AAST 241 or HIST 241 or AAST 242 or HIST 242 or AAST 247 or HIST 247 or AAST 248 or HIST 248. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 233. East Central Europe and the Balkans: From Empires to Nation-States. 3 hours.

Political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in East Central Europe and the Balkans between the German and Russian states from the medieval period to the present. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Individual and Society course, and Past course.

HIST 234. History of Poland. 3 hours.

Exploration of political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments since the first Polish state, the union with Lithuania, the struggle for independence, and Communist rule to the present. Course Information: Same as POL 234. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Individual and Society course, and Past course.

HIST 235. The Rise and Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe. 3 hours.

History of state socialism in east central and southeastern Europe from the establishment of communist regimes in 1945 to their collapse in 1989 and early years of transition. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Individual and Society course, and Past course.

HIST 236. Russia Between Europe and Asia: Eurasian Spaces and Peoples in the Premodern Era. 3 hours.

Survey of major political, social, economic, and cultural developments from the beginnings of Russian history to the Napoleonic invasion. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 237. The Russian Empire in the Modern Period: History, Culture and the Challenges of Diversity. 3 hours.

Major political, social, and cultural developments in the Russian empire from the time of Peter the Great to the collapse of imperial Russia in October of 1917. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Individual and Society course, and Past course.

HIST 238. Russia from Vladimir Lenin to Vladimir Putin. 3 hours.

Survey of political, economic, social, and cultural development in Russia from the Revolutionary era until the present day with an emphasis on the emergence and collapse of the USSR. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Past course.

HIST 239. Twentieth-Century Russia in Film. 3 hours.

Survey of social, political and cultural development of the Russian Empire and Soviet Union through the use of film as a historical source. Course Information: Same as RUSS 239. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 160 or completion of any 100-level history course. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture and one Discussion. Past course.

HIST 241. Precolonial Africa in World History. 3 hours.

The history of African societies in the period before 1850 through the rise of kingdoms and territorial states, migration of peoples, the spread and impact of Islam, and west African trading networks. Course Information: Same as AAST 241. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture-Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 242. History of Modern Africa. 3 hours.

The effect of European partition and colonialism; African military and political resistance; economic imperialism; the rise of nationalism; the problems of independence. Course Information: Same as AAST 242. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture-Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 246. History of American Capitalism. 3 hours.

Survey of the political, economic, cultural, and social history of capitalism in colonial British America and the United States, with special attention to property, labor, finance, public policy, ideology, and class relations. Course Information: Same as POLS 246. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture-Discussion and one Discussion. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 247. African American History to 1877. 3 hours.

Survey of major social, economic, political, and cultural developments in African American history from the rise of the Atlantic Slave Trade to Reconstruction. Course Information: Same as AAST 247. Prerequisite(s): One course in African American studies or history, or consent of the instructor. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 248. African American History since 1877. 3 hours.

Survey of major social, economic, and political developments in African American history since Reconstruction. Topics include Jim Crow, black leadership, migration, civil rights and nationalism. Course Information: Same as AAST 248. Prerequisite(s): One course in African American studies or history, or consent of the instructor. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 249. The American Civil War. 3 hours.

The social, economic, and military events leading up to, during, and after the American Civil War. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture and one Discussion. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 251. History of Race Relations in America. 3 hours.

An examination of American racial thought and racial discrimination to determine how the content and function of both have changed over time. Course Information: Same as AAST 200 and LALS 251.

HIST 252. Sexuality in America: Historical Perspectives. 3 hours.

Sexuality as a force in U.S. history. Topics include Victorianism, marriage and courtship, sexual subcultures, censorship and purity crusades, popular culture, and various "sexual revolutions." Course Information: Same as GWS 252. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 253. The Worker in American Life. 3 hours.

Introduction to the major historical transformations in the lives of American working people and the ideas, movements and organization through which they have defined a collective response to changing conditions. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion and one Lecture. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 254. Topics in Urban History. 3 hours.

The field of urban history through a variety of topics at the introductory level. Specific topics to be announced each term. Course Information: May be repeated if topics vary. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): At least one history course at the 100 level.

HIST 255. History of Chicago. 3 hours.

The development of Chicago from frontier outpost to post-industrial metropolis; economic, social, political, and cultural changes and institutions; suburbanization and deindustrialization. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture-Discussion and one Discussion. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 256. Religion in American History. 3 hours.

A survey of the varieties of religious experience in American history from the sixteenth to the twentieth-first centuries, with emphasis on group formation and the social and cultural consequences of American religious diversity. Course Information: Same as RELS 256. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 258. Topics in Intellectual History. 3 hours.

Intellectual history, focusing on the development of ideas in their political, social and cultural contexts or the relationship between diverse fields, such as science, philosophy and religion. Course Information: May be repeated if topics vary. Consent of the instructor required to repeat course.

HIST 259. Women and Gender in American History. 3 hours.

Cultural, social, economic developments of gender relationships and women's lives from the seventeenth century to the present; political and ideological responses; feminism. Course Information: Same as GWS 259. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture and one Discussion/Recitation. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 261. Latin America to 1850. 3 hours.

Provides a survey of the pre-Columbian and early national periods in Latin America. Course Information: Same as LALS 261. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture-Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 262. Latin America Since 1850. 3 hours.

Provides an introduction to Latin American socioeconomic, political, and cultural development since 1850 with emphasis on major countries and regions. Course Information: Same as LALS 262. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture-Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 263. African American Intellectual History. 3 hours.

Introduction to key figures, developments, and debates in African American intellectual history. Course Information: Same as AAST 263. Prerequisite(s): AAST 100. Individual and Society course, and Past course.

HIST 265. Mexico: 1400 to 1850. 3 hours.

Social, economic, political and cultural development of Mexican society from pre-Hispanic roots through Spanish conquest to independence and its aftermath. Course Information: Same as LALS 265. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture-Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 266. Mexico Since 1850. 3 hours.

Provides an introduction into the social, cultural, and political history of Mexico from the decades after independence to the present. Course Information: Same as LALS 266. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture-Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 267. American Intellectual History to 1865. 3 hours.

Major issues in American intellectual history from the contacts of culture begun by European exploration on the land now known as the United States to the end of the American Civil War in 1865. Course Information: Same as POLS 267. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 268. American Intellectual History since 1865. 3 hours.

Major issues in American intellectual history and the history of ideas from the end of the Civil War to the present. Course Information: Same as POLS 268. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture and one Discussion. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 271. Late Imperial China: 1500 to 1911. 3 hours.

A detailed survey of China's late imperial period, covering a broad range of issues from state institutions and elite power, to popular culture and peasant revolt. Course Information: Same as GLAS 271. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion and one Lecture. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 272. China Since 1911. 3 hours.

Twentieth-century China from 1911 to the present, including warfare; areas of intellectual inquiry; changes in government, family, and the role of women. Course Information: Same as ASST 272. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture-Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 275. History of South Asia to 1857. 3 hours.

South Asian history from the earliest times to 1857, in regional and global contexts. Course Information: Same as GLAS 275. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture-Discussion and one Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 276. Modern South Asia, 1857 to the Present. 3 hours.

Examines anti-colonial resistance to British rule starting with the 1857 Revolt, Indian nationalism, and the formation of independent nation-states in South Asia. Course Information: Same as GLAS 276. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161; or consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture-Discussion and one Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 277. The Middle East to 1258. 3 hours.

Middle Eastern history from the seventh to thirteenth centuries; emphasis on Muhammad's impact; major political, cultural, and intellectual developments. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture-Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 278. The Middle East Since 1258. 3 hours.

Medieval Islamic gunpowder empires and their decline; the challenge of Western hegemony; the emergence of nation states; the costs of modernity; the resurgence of Islam. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture-Discussion. Past course, and World Cultures course.

HIST 281. Topics in Social History. 3 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: May be repeated if topics vary.

HIST 283. Topics on Environmental History. 3 hours.

Topics in environmental history at the introductory level. Courses offered will examine environmental processes as they interact with the human environment, trade and politics at the local, national and/or international levels. Course Information: May be repeated if topics vary.

HIST 285. Cultural History of Modern Greece: 1453 to the Present. 3 hours.

Survey of the cultural history of modern Greece, from the end of the Byzantine Empire in 1453 to the end of the present. Course Information: Taught in English. Same as GKM 285. Past course.

HIST 286. Modern Greek Cities: Historical-Ethnographic Studies. 3 hours.

This course is designed as an historical and ethnographic survey of the communities and culture of Modern Greek urban centers, from the early modern period to the present. Course Information: Taught in English. Same as GKM 286. Past course.

HIST 288. History of Modern Puerto Rico. 3 hours.

Survey of political and socioeconomic history from 1868 to the present. Course Information: Same as LALS 288.

HIST 289. Latina/o History. 3 hours.

Latinas/os in the United States from the colonial era to the present. Empire and imperialism, migration and citizenship, diversity and community formation, politics, labor, activism, and transnational ties to Latin America. Same as LALS 289. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture and one Discussion. Past course.

HIST 290. Mexican-American History. 3 hours.

The political, social, economic, and cultural development of the Mexican people in the U.S. from colonial times until the present. Course Information: Same as LALS 290.

HIST 292. History and Theories of Feminism. 3 hours.

An introduction to feminist theory and practice throughout the world from the 19th century to the present. Course Information: Same as GWS 292. Recommended background: GWS 101 or GWS 102.

HIST 293. The Gilded and the Gritty: Power, Culture, and the Making of 20th-century America. 3 hours.

The making of modern America in relation to the larger world and engagement with the larger world. Issues of race, class, gender, immigration, and economic development. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture and one Discussion. Past course, and US Society course.

HIST 294. Topics in Catholic History. 3 hours.

An investigation of the impact of human migration and cultural pluralism on Catholicism and an analysis of the role of the Catholic Church in group relations. Topics will vary. Course Information: Same as CST 294 and RELS 294. May be repeated if topics vary.

HIST 295. Introduction to the History of Science. 3 hours.

Surveys issues in history of science, scientific revolution to present. Topics include rise of experimental argument, Newtonian science; transformations in nineteenth- and twentieth-century science.

HIST 296. Fascism and Dictatorship in Southern Europe and the Mediterranean. 3 hours.

Establishment of fascist and authoritarian regimes in 20th-century Spain, Italy and Greece. Fascist ideology, leadership cult, mass politics, violence and propaganda, uses of antiquity, resistance and consent, legacy and memory of fascism. Course Information: Same as GKM 296 and POLS 296. Taught in English. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161. Past course.

HIST 300. History Methods Colloquium. 3 hours.

Research methodology and analytical writing in the field of history. Students will write and revise at least 3 papers over the course of the semester. Required of all history majors. Course Information: May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite(s): History major with 9 hours of history credit. Majors are encouraged to take this course as soon as they become eligible.

HIST 320. Teaching History and the Related Disciplines. 3 hours.

Methods and materials for teaching history and the related disciplines in the secondary schools. Includes field experiences in the learning and teaching of history. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Practice.

HIST 394. Topics in Catholic History and Culture. 3 hours.

Exploration of various topics in Catholic history and culture. Course Information: Same as CST 394 and RELS 394. Prerequisite(s): One course in history or Catholic studies; or consent of the instructor.

HIST 398. Honors Project. 3 hours.

Student must complete an independent project in one semester; projects will be selected in consultation with the instructor. Course Information: No more than 9 hours of credit allowed in combination of HIST 398 and HIST 399. Prerequisite(s): History major with junior or senior standing and 15 hours in history at the 200 or 400 level; 3.50 grade point average in history and 3.25 overall grade point average; and consent of the instructor prior to registration. Class Schedule Information: This course counts toward the limited number of independent study hours accepted toward the degree and the major.

HIST 399. Independent Study: Special Topics. 3 hours.

Selected topics for individual study. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. If taken in conjunction with HIST 398, the maximum allowed is 6 hours of credit. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor prior to registration. Class Schedule Information: This course counts toward the limited number of independent study hours accepted toward the degree and the major.

HIST 400. Topics in Ancient History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 401. Topics in Greek History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: Same as CL 401. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history or classics.

HIST 402. Topics in Roman History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: Same as CL 402. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history or classics.

HIST 403. Culture and Sexuality: Cultural History of Same-Sex Relations. 3 or 4 hours.

Lesbian/gay studies; issues in the history of (homo)sexuality; cultural and historical analysis of same-sexuality in several periods, including our own. Course Information: Same as GWS 403. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or consent of the instructor.

HIST 405. Herodotus and His World. 3 or 4 hours.

Examines the Histories of Herodotus - both the text and the culture of Classical Greece compared to the Near East and Egypt. Course Information: Same as CL 405. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or above.

HIST 406. Topics in Medieval History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history, or junior standing or above, or consent of the instructor.

HIST 407. The Power of the Image: Roman Sculpture as Propaganda. 3 or 4 hours.

Historical and thematic examination of the use of Roman sculpture, by emperors and private individuals of all social classes, as an instrument of personal and political propaganda. Course Information: Same as AH 407 and CL 407. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): one of the following courses: AH 204, AH 205, AH 110, CL 101, CL 103, CL 203, CL 204, CL 205, HIST 203, HIST 205; or consent of the instructor.

HIST 408. Athenian Democracy and Society in the Age of Aristophanes. 3 or 4 hours.

A careful examination of the comedies of Aristophanes, his acute criticism of Athenian politics, and his account of the war between Athens and Sparta. Course Information: Same as CL 408. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CL 202. Recommended background: one of the following courses: CL 251, CL 252, CL 405 or HIST 405.

HIST 409. Topics in Early Modern European History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 410. Topics in Modern European History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 415. American Indian Ethnohistory. 3 or 4 hours.

Introduction to ethnohistory, an interdisciplinary approach to researching, conceptualizing, and writing American Indian history. The course is organized topically and centers on classic and current monographs and articles. Course Information: Same as NAST 415. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above and consent of the instructor. Recommended background: Courses in Cultural Anthropology, American Indian Anthropology, American Indian Literature.

HIST 418. Topics in German History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: Same as CEES 418. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of European history, or consent of the instructor.

HIST 419. Teaching Civics Literacy. 3 hours.

Methods course to teach civic literacy in middle school and secondary education.

HIST 420. Teaching the Social Sciences. 3 or 4 hours.

This course focuses on acquiring and practicing the skills for teaching the social sciences at the secondary level within the context of history. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): 9 hours of credit in the social sciences and approval of the instructor.

HIST 421. Topics in British and Irish History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 6 hours of history or consent of the instructor.

HIST 424. Topics in French History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): One 200-level course in French or European history or consent of the instructor.

HIST 429. Topics in Italian History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 433. Topics in Eastern European History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: Same as CEES 433. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of European history or consent of the instructor.

HIST 435. Topics in Russian History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: Same as CEES 435. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of European history or consent of the instructor.

HIST 437. The Indian Ocean World: Contact, Commerce, Culture. 3 hours.

The movement of people, goods, religious movements and ideas, throughout the Indian Ocean region from earliest times to the colonial era. Course Information: Same as ANTH 436 and GLAS 437.

HIST 438. Women in South Asian History. 3 or 4 hours.

A study of the diversity of women's experiences in South Asia in a range of social, cultural, and religious contexts from the ancient period to the present. Course Information: Same as GLAS 438 and GWS 438. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of History or consent of the instructor.

HIST 440. History Research Seminar. 3 hours.

Conceptualizing, researching, and writing an individual research project based on primary sources. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): HIST 300. Recommended background: At least one 400-level history course.

HIST 441. Topics in African History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: Same as AAST 441. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of African history, African American studies, or consent of the instructor.

HIST 445. History of Islam in the African World. 3 or 4 hours.

A comprehensive study of the history of Islam and its role among the people of African descent in sub-Saharan Africa and the United States. Course Information: Same as AAST 445. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

HIST 451. Topics in Colonial American History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of U.S. history or consent of the instructor.

HIST 452. Topics in Revolutionary and Early National United States History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 453. Topics in Nineteenth-Century United States History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 454. Topics in Twentieth-Century United States History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of U.S. history or consent of the instructor.

HIST 455. Topics in Southern History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 456. Topics in the History of Communications. 3 or 4 hours.

This course introduces students to major developments in the history of communications, with a focus on the political and cultural dimension of technologies. Course Information: Same as COMM 456. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor. Recommended background: At least one history course at the 100 level.

HIST 461. Topics in Latin American History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: Same as LALS 461. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history, Latin American and Latino studies, or consent of the instructor.

HIST 462. AIDS, Politics and Culture. 3 or 4 hours.

Introduction to the study of AIDS as a medical, social, political and cultural construction. Explores the epidemiology of AIDS, the politics of the state?s response, how activists have addressed AIDS, and media representations of AIDS. Course Information: Same as GWS 462. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): GWS 101 or GWS 102 or GWS 203 or GWS 214 and junior standing or above; or consent of the instructor.

HIST 472. Issues and Events in Twentieth-Century China. 3 or 4 hours.

Covers the events, places, people, political movements, ideologies, and issues that shaped twentieth-century China, and considers different approaches to the writing of that history. Course Information: Same as ASST 472. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Recommended background: Previous course work in Chinese history at the 100 or 200 level.

HIST 473. Topics in East Asian History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: Same as GLAS 473. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of East Asian history or consent of the instructor.

HIST 475. Educational Practice with Seminar I. 6 hours.

The first half of a two-segment sequence of practice teaching, including seminar, to meet certification requirements for teaching in grades six through twelve. Course Information: Graduate credit only with approval of the department. Prerequisite(s): Good academic standing in a teacher education program, completion of 100 clock hours of pre-student-teaching field experiences, and approval of the department. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture-Discussion and one Practice.

HIST 476. Educational Practice with Seminar II. 6 hours.

The second half of a two-segment sequence of practice teaching, including seminar, to meet certification requirements for teaching in grades six through twelve. Course Information: Graduate credit only with approval of the department. Prerequisite(s): Good academic standing in a teacher education program, completion of 100 clock hours of pre-student-teaching field experiences, credit or concurrent registration in HIST 475, and approval of the department. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Conference and one Practice.

HIST 477. Topics in Middle Eastern History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 478. Women in Chinese History. 3 or 4 hours.

Focuses on scholarship on women in Chinese society throughout history, dealing with topics such as marriage and family, literacy, career options, women in revolution and the historiography of the field. Course Information: Same as ASST 478, and GWS 478. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Recommended background: Previous course work in Chinese history or women's studies.

HIST 479. Culture and Colonialism in South Asia. 3 or 4 hours.

Examines the emergence of colonial cultures of domination and resistance on the Indian subcontinent from the 18th century to 1947. Course Information: Same as ANTH 479 and ASST 479. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.

HIST 480. Topics in Economic History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history or consent of the instructor.

HIST 481. Topics in Social History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 482. Topics in Migration History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 483. Topics in the History of Public Policy. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 484. Topics in the History of Women. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: Same as GWS 484. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history or gender and women's studies or consent of the instructor.

HIST 485. Topics in African and African American History. 3 or 4 hours.

African and/or African American history for students with significant background in the field. Topics vary. Course Information: Same as AAST 481. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated if topics vary. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): AAST 247 or AAST 248 or HIST 104 or HIST 247 or HIST 248 or consent of the instructor.

HIST 486. Topics in the History of Science. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 credit hours of history.

HIST 487. Topics in the History of Sexuality. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours in history or consent of the instructor.

HIST 488. Topics in Urban History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 489. Topics in Military History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 490. Topics in Diplomatic History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 491. Topics in Constitutional History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 Hours of history.

HIST 492. Topics in Intellectual History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 Hours of history.

HIST 493. Topics in Historiography. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 494. Topics in Political History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history.

HIST 495. Topics in Religious History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: Same as RELS 495. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history or consent of the instructor.

HIST 496. Topics in Race, Ethnic and Minority History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history or consent of the instructor.

HIST 497. Topics in Cultural History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history or consent of the instructor.

HIST 498. Topics in Quantitative Methods. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history or consent of the instructor.