History (HIST)

HIST 1010 Europe To 1600

[3 credit hours]

A survey of western Europe, including its ancient Jewish, Greco-Roman and Christian roots; the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 1020 Europe From 1600

[3 credit hours]

A survey of European history from the 17th century to the present with emphasis on the major political, economic, social and cultural trends.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 1050 World History To 1500

[3 credit hours]

A survey of world history from the first humans to 1500. Focuses on how agriculture changed human life, the early development of world religions, and contact across cultures. Learn about empires such as China, Persia, Rome, Mali, and the Aztec.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Multicultural Non-US Diversity, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 1060 World History From 1500

[3 credit hours]

A survey of world history from 1500 to the present. Cultural and political topics are treated so as to draw comparisons between the most significant modern societies.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 1070 The Contemporary World

[3 credit hours]

This thematic survey of the 20th century from a historical and global perspective emphasizes the origins of the world in which we live and discusses some of our alternative futures.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Multicultural Non-US Diversity, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 1080 East Asia To 1800

[3 credit hours]

Multidisciplinary introduction to traditional East Asia (origins-1800) with emphasis on the historical development, political traditions, socio-economic patterns, religious and philosophical values, and cultural accomplishments of China and Japan.

Core Arts & Humanities, Multicultural Non-US Diversity, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 1090 East Asia From 1800

[3 credit hours]

Multidisciplinary introduction to the history, civilization, political organization, international relations, social and economic patterns, and cultural trends of China and Japan since 1800.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Multicultural Non-US Diversity, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 1100 Latin American Civilizations

[3 credit hours]

A thematic survey from pre-Columbian times to the present. Covers Native American cultures, European colonial policies and institutions, independence movements, the emergence of new nations and twentieth-century problems.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Multicultural Non-US Diversity, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 1110 African Civilization

[3 credit hours]

General cultural and historical survey of Africa south of the Sahara from earliest times to the 20th century. Includes topics on art, literature, philosophy, religion and society.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Multicultural Non-US Diversity, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 1120 Middle East Civilization

[3 credit hours]

General cultural and historical survey of the Middle East and Islam from 600 to the 20th century. Includes topics in historical movements, literature, religion, and social and intellectual history.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Multicultural Non-US Diversity, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 1130 Introduction To Historical Thinking

[3-4 credit hours]

(Not for major credit) An introduction to the nature, concepts and skills of the discipline of history designed to improve historical awareness and the ability to think historically. Occasionally offered as a writing intensive course.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

HIST 1200 Main Themes In American History

[3 credit hours]

This thematic survey introduces students to historical theory, methods, and the primary sub-fields of American history from colonial conquest to the present day.

Core Arts & Humanities

HIST 2000 Methods Seminar

[4 credit hours]

Research techniques, writing of term papers and book reviews. Introduction to historiography. Offered as a writing intensive course.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 2010 America To 1865

[3 credit hours]

The development of the United States from its Native American and immigrant roots through the Civil War.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 2020 America From 1865

[3 credit hours]

Survey of American history since the Civil War, with special attention to political, social, economic and cultural developments.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 2030 Great Americans

[3 credit hours]

The careers of selected Americans in politics, business, science, religion and literature.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 2040 Ancient Near East

[3 credit hours]

Survey of the Sumerian, Babylonian, Hittite, Assyrian, Egyptian, Palestinian and Persian worlds.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Multicultural Non-US Diversity, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 2050 Ancient Greece

[3 credit hours]

Survey of the Greek and Hellenistic world.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 2060 Ancient Rome

[3 credit hours]

Survey of the Roman Republic and Empire.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Trans Mod Arts and Humanities

HIST 2170 Great Britain To 1714

[3 credit hours]

An introductory course on English history from the Roman conquest to 1714. Emphasis on the Norman conquest, social and political life in medieval England, the monarchy, and common law.

Term Offered: Summer, Fall

HIST 2180 Great Britain From 1714 To The Present

[3 credit hours]

An introductory course on British history from the Hanoverian dynasty to the present. Emphasis on English maritime power, the industrial revolution and two world wars.

Term Offered: Spring

HIST 2190 Britain And Ireland

[3 credit hours]

From the 17th to the 20th century, the mutual influences in literature and history of colony and colonizer are examined.

Term Offered: Spring

HIST 2250 World War I

[3 credit hours]

World War I from origins to conclusion and its effect on the course of the 20th century. Political and diplomatic background, conduct, termination, technology, and the war's effect on society and the 20th century.

Term Offered: Fall

HIST 2260 World War II On Film

[3 credit hours]

Analysis of contemporary and retrospective documentary film treatments of major aspects of World War II, with emphasis on their historical accuracy and authenticity.

HIST 2280 Toledo: Emergence Of A City, 1750-1880

[3 credit hours]

Early history of Toledo and the Maumee River Valley, including Indian settlement, imperial rivalries, Maumee Valley towns, economic growth, immigrant arrivals and the creation of neighborhoods.

Term Offered: Fall

HIST 2290 Toledo: Metropolitan Era, 1880-1980

[3 credit hours]

The growth of Toledo in the 20th century, including suburbanization, the city's leadership in the national Progressive Movement, Depression and New Deal, organized labor, individual suburbs, and recent problems.

HIST 2340 American Indian History

[3 credit hours]

An introduction to Indian-White relations from pre-Columbian times to present. Emphasizes tribes of the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Term Offered: Fall

Multicultural US Diversity

HIST 2450 Canada To 1867

[3 credit hours]

Canadian history from before European contact to Confederation. Considers European-Native contact, Canada as an extension of Europe and the beginnings of Canadian identities.

HIST 2460 Canada Since 1867

[3 credit hours]

Canadian history since Confederation. Considers expansion westward, constitutional development, continuing British vs. French, and European vs. Native tensions. Canada and the U.S., modern society, economy, politics.

Term Offered: Fall

HIST 2640 Medieval Russia

[3 credit hours]

Russia from the 9th century to 1700, including Kievan and Moscovite Russia.

Term Offered: Fall

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 2650 Modern Russia

[3 credit hours]

Russia from 1700 to the present, including Imperial and Soviet Russia.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 2700 Japan And World War II

[3 credit hours]

A study of the factors behind Japan's entry into World War II with the United States and the Allied Powers and an in-depth treatment of Japan at war.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 2710 Postwar Japan

[3 credit hours]

This course examines the development of Japan since the war. It focuses on the political, economic, social and cultural changes since 1945 and relates these factors to Japan's international relations.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 2720 History Of Tokyo

[3 credit hours]

An examination of Japanese urban social and cultural history. Treats the foundations of Edo, transition to Tokyo, the modern rise, the great earthquake, the war, the Olympics and the present.

HIST 2730 The Chinese Revolution

[3 credit hours]

This course examines the process by which Mao Zedong and the Chinese Communist Party came to power. It treats the political, economic and social forces behind the Chinese revolution (1900-49).

Term Offered: Spring

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 2980 Special Topics

[1-4 credit hours]

Topics selected by various instructors. May be repeated when the topic varies.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 3100 European Middle Ages I

[3 credit hours]

The history of Western Europe from its beginnings to the eve of the First Crusade.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 3110 European Middle Ages II

[3 credit hours]

Europe from the First Crusade to the late fifteenth century.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 3120 Women in Medieval Europe

[3 credit hours]

Women’s lives in medieval Europe from a range of perspectives, including noblewomen, townswomen, peasant women, religious women. Students will gain an appreciation of how medieval women’s lives were different from and similar to those of modern women, as well as a broader understanding of the European middle ages.

HIST 3130 Tudor England

[3 credit hours]

Tudor England from 1485 to the end of the reign of Elizabeth I, emphasizing political, economic and social developments.

HIST 3160 The American West

[3 credit hours]

Settlement since the Civil War; mining rushes and Indian wars; violence and outlaws; farming and cattle ranching. Twentieth-century politics; ethnicity; and economics. Growth of California and the Sunbelt states.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Multicultural US Diversity

HIST 3190 Britain From 1763 To 1832

[3 credit hours]

An intensive examination of the slave trade, factory system, radicalism, Parliamentary Reform, insurrection, by means of reading primary sources such as Tom Paine.

HIST 3200 Colonial Latin America

[3 credit hours]

Latin American history to 1825. Covers pre-Columbian Indian civilizations including Aztecs and Incas; Spanish and Portuguese conquests and Africans in the Americas; colonial policies and institutions; colonial society and independence movements.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 3210 Modern Latin America

[3 credit hours]

Major economic, political and social developments from independence to the present. Covers the export boom, neocolonialism, nationalism, and revolutions in Latin America. Considers how, In spite of the region's tremendous diversity, there is a shared "Latin American" experience.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 3230 Early Caribbean History

[3 credit hours]

This course covers the history of the early Caribbean through emancipation in the mid-nineteenth century. Topics include: The Carib and Taino Indians, European exploration and colonization, the Atlantic slave trade, and the golden age of piracy.

HIST 3240 Modern Caribbean History

[3 credit hours]

This course examines Caribbean history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Topics include: history of Caribbean culture and music, migration, tourism, and social, political, and economic challenges of the twentieth century.

HIST 3250 African-American History To 1865

[3 credit hours]

An examination of the historical experiences of African-Americans in the United States from 1619 to 1865.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Multicultural US Diversity

HIST 3260 African-American History From 1865

[3 credit hours]

An examination of the historical experiences of African-Americans in the United States since 1865.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Multicultural US Diversity

HIST 3270 The City In American History, 1607-1850

[3 credit hours]

Examination of early American urban development and culture. Topics include the development of urban infrastructure, crime and disorder; moral reform; religious revival; immigration; prostitution; the development of commercial entertainment.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 3280 City And Metropolis In Modern America, 1850 To The Present

[3 credit hours]

The growth of the 19th-century city and the emergence of the 20th- century American metropolis. Urban problems of the 20th century.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 3290 Ohio History

[3 credit hours]

From colonial times to the present.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

HIST 3310 Ethnic America

[3 credit hours]

American ethnic diversity from the colonial era to recent decades. A study of individuals and groups. Topics include American identity and Americanization, migration, legislation, nativism.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Multicultural US Diversity

HIST 3320 Indians In Eastern North America

[3 credit hours]

Native Americans in Eastern North America from prehistoric times through Jacksonian Indian Removal. Emphasis on intercultural interactions.

HIST 3330 Western American Indians

[3 credit hours]

Native Americans of the Far West from prehistoric times through recent years. Emphasis on European contact and governmental policies.

Term Offered: Spring

HIST 3360 American Intellectual History I

[3 credit hours]

Development and influence of major ideas from the colonial period to 1865. Topics include Puritanism, the Enlightenment, Democracy and Transcendentalism.

Term Offered: Spring

HIST 3370 American Intellectual History II

[3 credit hours]

Major developments in American thought from 1865, including Social Darwinism, pragmatism, ideological conflict, modern science, education.

Term Offered: Spring

HIST 3380 Business And American Society

[3 credit hours]

The growth of American business from the eighteenth century to the present. Examines enterprise and its relationship to culture, politics, technological developments and economic change.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 3410 American Social And Cultural History, 1850-The Present

[3 credit hours]

American social and cultural patterns, institutions and forces from the mid-19th century to the present.

Term Offered: Fall

HIST 3420 American Military History

[3 credit hours]

The development of the strategy, tactics, organization, operation and policies of the armed forces of the U.S.; the interaction with technological factors, foreign policy goals, international problems and American society.

Term Offered: Fall

HIST 3430 American Military History In The 20th Century

[3 credit hours]

Intensive examination of the history of land, sea, air and intelligence factors. Emphasizes the historical development of the strategy and tactics of wars, peacetime planning, technological developments and military-societal relationships.

HIST 3440 American Radicalism

[3 credit hours]

Origins and development of radical social movements and their ideologies from the American Revolution to the New Left of the 1960s. Abolitionism, Feminism, Communitarianism, Marxism, Anarchism, Populism, Communism and the Peace Movement are among the topics to be studied.

Term Offered: Fall

HIST 3470 U.S. Disability History

[3 credit hours]

Provides a historical overview of the lived experiences of people defined as disabled and changing historical definitions of disability in the region that became the United States

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 3480 American Labor And Working Class History

[3 credit hours]

Development of working class communities, cultures, organizations and ideology from colonial era to the present. Topics include industrialization, unionization, labor law, gender and race constructions.

Term Offered: Spring

Multicultural US Diversity

HIST 3500 European Diplomacy 1648-1815

[3 credit hours]

The foreign policies and foreign relations of the great powers from 1648 to the Congress of Vienna, 1815.

HIST 3530 20th Century Germany

[3 credit hours]

Germany's development from the end of World War I to the present with emphasis on the rise of Nazism, World War II, and the division and new unification of Germany.

Term Offered: Fall

HIST 3540 History Of The Middle East From 600 To 1500

[3 credit hours]

A survey of Middle East history from the emergence of Islam and the formation of Islamic states until the establishment of the Ottoman and Persian empires in the 15th-16th centuries.

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 3550 History Of The Middle East Since 1500

[3 credit hours]

History of the Middle East from the collapse of the Medieval Muslim States and the rise of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century through the period of European intervention to the development of independent Middle Eastern states in the 20th century.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 3560 Early Modern France

[3 credit hours]

A survey of early modern French history from c. 1600-1789.

HIST 3600 Women In American History

[3 credit hours]

This course presents American history from early settlement to the present by examining the contributions of women, in interaction with men, to the immensely complex fabric of American life.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Multicultural US Diversity

HIST 3630 Africa To 1800

[3 credit hours]

Africa from antiquity to 1800. Topics include the peopling of the continent, growth of centralized political institutions, stateless societies, Islamic penetration, African slave trade.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 3640 Africa Since 1800

[3 credit hours]

Africa from 1800 to the present. Subjects include 19th century, colonial and independent Africa. Specific topics: the rise of South Africa, imperialism, African resistance and nationalism and independent African political, cultural and economic systems.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 3870 Junior Honors Research I

[3 credit hours]

Independent research on specific historical topics.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

HIST 3880 Junior Honors Research II

[3 credit hours]

Independent research on specific historical topics.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 3980 Special Topics

[1-4 credit hours]

Topics selected by various instructors. May be repeated when the topic varies.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

HIST 4010 Greek History

[3 credit hours]

Selected topics on the political and social institutions of Greece in the classical and Hellenistic periods.

Term Offered: Fall

HIST 4020 Roman History

[3 credit hours]

Selected topics on the political and social institutions of Rome during the Republic and Empire.

Term Offered: Spring

HIST 4030 Europe In The 14th-15th Centuries

[3 credit hours]

The late Middle Ages and the development of the Renaissance in Western Europe.

HIST 4050 Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Medieval Spain

[3 credit hours]

This course will provide an overview of the political and cultural history of medieval Spain while allowing students time and space to grapple with primary sources and historical arguments. The class will investigate the concept of convivencia or “living together,” tracing its development in the works of historians, and evaluating whether it is a concept that can adequately be applied to medieval Spain.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 4060 Age Of Absolutism

[3 credit hours]

The growth and decline of the absolute monarchies in Europe and the development of a world market economy, c.1550-1715.

HIST 4080 Age Of Revolution

[4 credit hours]

The age of the French Revolution and Napoleon, c.1785-1848.

HIST 4100 Europe Since World War I

[3 credit hours]

Internal and international development of the major European states from World War I to the end of the twentieth century.

HIST 4150 Critics Of Victorian Society

[3 credit hours]

Principal critics of society like Ruskin, Carlyle, Cobbett, Marx, Engels, Morris, Mill are read with a view to understanding capitalism, industrialism and England.

HIST 4170 The British Empire: For And Against

[3 credit hours]

The emergence of England as a maritime power, as an empire, and as a financial force, with emphasis upon resistances and decolonization.

Term Offered: Fall

HIST 4180 Topics In English Social And Economic History

[3 credit hours]

Selected topics on English society and economy will be covered, such as urbanization, family and gender relations, enclosures, work and crafts.

HIST 4200 Colonial Foundations Of U.s.

[3 credit hours]

Colonial America from early settlement to the eve of the American Revolution. Examination of the American Colonies from an Atlantic perspective, focusing on European motivation for settlement, European- Native American relations, the origins and development of slavery, religious and economic change, and the creation of early American culture.

Term Offered: Fall

HIST 4210 Women In Early America

[3 credit hours]

Examination of the evolution of women’s experience in the United States from colonization to the Civil War era.

Term Offered: Fall

Multicultural US Diversity

HIST 4220 The American Revolution

[3 credit hours]

Examination of the decades surrounding the American Revolution and America’s transformation from British colony to independent republic. Political and social origins of the Revolution; formation of the republican state; changing notions of citizenship and equality; the role of political leaders in society; social and cultural consequences of the Revolution.

Term Offered: Fall

HIST 4230 United States Early Republic

[3 credit hours]

History of the ratification of the United States Constitution; Growth and expansion of federal authority; development of financial and judicial institutions and the first political parties; early American foreign policy; and the creation of American identity and democratic political culture.

Term Offered: Spring

HIST 4240 The Age Of Jackson

[3 credit hours]

Exploration of the major social, economic and political developments in the United States in the decades leading up to the Civil War. The creation of a market society; religion and reform; westward expansion; slavery and abolition; the origins and development of the second-party system; the politics of slavery

HIST 4250 Civil War And Reconstruction

[3 credit hours]

Slavery and the Constitution in the sectional controversy, the political and military events of the Civil War, and the impact of the war on American society, 1848-1876.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 4260 Emergence Of Modern America, 1876-1919

[3 credit hours]

American society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries including industrialization, urbanization, immigration, agrarian and labor revolts, politics, economic expansion, overseas initiatives, Progressive reform and involvement in World War I.

Term Offered: Spring

HIST 4270 20th Century America, 1920-1945

[3 credit hours]

Social, political and economic development of the United States, 1920-1945. The Republican ascendancy, the car culture, Great Depression, New Deal and World War II.

Term Offered: Fall

HIST 4280 U.s. Since 1945: Affluence And Anxiety

[3 credit hours]

Social, economic and political development of the United States since 1945. The Cold War, McCarthyism, Eisenhower Equilibrium, the New Frontier and the Great Society, civil rights, Watergate and the Reagan Revolution.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 4290 US Women from 1865

[3 credit hours]

A survey of women in the United States from 1865. Covers women's political, economic, and social participation in American life. Particular attention is given to the life experiences of women from a diversity of racial, ethnic, sexual, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 4300 LGBTQ History in America

[3 credit hours]

This course explores the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in the United States from the pre-colonial period to the present day. It focuses on the processes of individual and group interactions, construction of cultural identities, and societal perceptions and their consequences. Topics of discussion include the historically contingent nature of sexual and gender identities, the medicalization of non-normative behaviors, the LGBTQ rights movement, and the AIDS crisis.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Multicultural US Diversity

HIST 4310 History Of Native American Religious Movements

[3 credit hours]

History of Native American revitalization movements as a response to European colonization and Indian dispossession.

HIST 4340 Far Western Frontier

[3 credit hours]

Native Americans; Spanish conquistadors and missionaries; American scientific and military exploration; mountain men and fur trade; international rivalries and Mexican War; gold rush of '49.

HIST 4430 Slavery In America

[3 credit hours]

Stresses the African continuum among slaves within the context of variations in goals and policies of slaveowners, slave trade, slave economics, demographics, slave labor and formation of slave culture.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Multicultural US Diversity

HIST 4450 The United States And Latin America

[3 credit hours]

Examines the 19h and 20th centuries: emphasizing events and movements defining political, economic, migratory, military, and cultural relations and the emergence of Latinos as largest minority group in the US.

Multicultural US Diversity

HIST 4470 People And Politics In Mexico

[3 credit hours]

Mexican history from pre-Hispanic times to the present. Emphasis on the political, social and economic changes imposed by the Spaniards; the legacy of colonialism on the modern nation; the Mexican Revolution and the "Mexican Miracle."

Term Offered: Summer, Fall

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 4490 Witchcraft And Magic In Medieval And Early Modern Europe

[3 credit hours]

Witchcraft, religion and magic in western Europe from the 12th through 17th centuries, focusing on the origins of witchcraft belief, diabolical magic, the witchcraze and its decline.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 4620 Central Europe

[3 credit hours]

Central Europe from medieval times to the present. The Habsburg Empire, Poland, the Balkans, twentieth-century changes.

HIST 4660 Imperial Russia, 1700-1917

[3 credit hours]

Rise and fall of the Russian Empire. Politics and society from the time of Peter the Great to the 1917 Revolution.

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 4680 20th Century Russia

[3 credit hours]

Russia from the 1917 Revolution to the present. Topics include Marxism, Communism, Stalinism, Cold War.

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 4720 Modern Chinese History

[3 credit hours]

China in transition under the impact of the West; forces leading to the revolution of 1911, the Nationalists' struggle, the emergence of the People's Republic of China and aspects of post-revolutionary China.

Term Offered: Spring

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 4740 Modern Japanese History

[3 credit hours]

Japan in transition under Western influence, forces leading to the Meiji Restoration, the modernization of Japan, Japan's rise as a world power, war and postwar developments.

Term Offered: Spring

Multicultural Non-US Diversity

HIST 4750 Europe And Asia: Exploration And Exchange, 1415-1800

[3 credit hours]

Motivation and process of European expansion to Africa and Asia from 1415-1800.

HIST 4790 The Holocaust

[3 credit hours]

This advanced course deals with selected aspects of the history and memory of Nazi genocide against the Jews of Europe, with special emphasis on visual and survivor sources.

Term Offered: Spring

HIST 4830 Theory Of Public History

[3 credit hours]

The definition, philosophy and evolution of public history as well as the current literature and debates within the field. Public history is the application of historical knowledge and methodology beyond academe.

HIST 4840 Public History Practicum

[3 credit hours]

Course provides students with hands-on experience in the practice of public history by completing a project using specialized techniques, client-oriented research and teamwork. May be repeated for credit.

Term Offered: Spring

HIST 4870 Senior Honors Research I

[3 credit hours]

Open to College Honors students, to History Honors students and to Honors students from other departments. Independent research in specific topics.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

HIST 4880 Senior Honors Research II

[3 credit hours]

Open to College Honors students, to History Honors students and to Honors students from other departments. Independent research in specific topics.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 4940 Public History Internship

[0-8 credit hours]

Supervised experiential learning in history.

Prerequisites: (HIST 2000 with a minimum grade of D- and HIST 4830 with a minimum grade of D-)

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 4980 Special Topics

[1-4 credit hours]

Topics selected by various instructors.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

HIST 4990 Independent Studies

[1-4 credit hours]

Research and writing on topics designed to meet individual needs.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall