Department of History

Graduate Courses

Introduction to the professional study of history. Required of all graduate students. Offered in fall semester only. Prer., Admission to program or permission of instructor.

  • 3 Credits

This graduate course analyzes the major secondary literature and historical interpretations in Medieval history, from c. 300 to c. 1300 A.D. Prer., Graduate status.

  • 3 Credits

This graduate course analyzes the major secondary literature and historical interpretations in the Renaissance and late Medieval Europe, from c. 1300 to c. 1500 A.D. Prer., Graduate status.

  • 3 Credits

This graduate course analyzes the major secondary literature and historical interpretation in the era of the Reformation and the Counter-Reformation, from c. 1500 to c. 1648 A.D. Prer., Graduate status.

  • 3 Credits

Graduate-level readings in a period of European history. Prer., Admission to program or permission of instructor.

  • 3 Credits

Graduate-level readings in a period of European history. Prer., Admission to program or permission of instructor.

  • 3 Credits

Graduate seminar emphasizing intensive and extensive scholarly readings on religion and culture in America, preparing students for the graduate research seminar paper. Prerequisite to HIST 7460.

  • 3 Credits

A graduate reading course designed to familiarize graduate students with the historiography of the American Revolution and the early national period. Students will read major works by past masters as well as current historiography.

  • 3 Credits

Graduate level readings in the major historiographic problems of the early 19th century through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Prer., Graduate status in history.

  • 3 Credits

Graduate seminar emphasizing intensive and extensive scholarly readings on the Civil War and Reconstruction Era (1831-1890), preparing students for the graduate research seminar paper. Prer., Graduate status.

  • 3 Credits

Extensive reading of modern historians in the political, economic, social, and cultural history of the U.S. during the period of the emergence of industrialized America. Prer., Graduate status.

  • 3 Credits

A readings seminar in a particular field not covered in regular graduate courses. Prer., Graduate status or permission of instructor.

  • 3 Credits

Extensive reading of modern historians in the political, economic, social, and cultural history of the U.S. during the period of America as a world superpower. Prer., Graduate status.

  • 3 Credits

Graduate seminar designed to provide a broad introduction to major approaches in modern Middle East history in the 19th and 20th centuries. Prer., Graduate standing.

  • 3 Credits

A graduate seminar designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the role of the trans-Mississippi American West in the history of the United States.

  • 3 Credits

Provides students with a broad introduction to the major themes in Latin American history. Indigenous cultures, colonial history, the emergence of nations in the 19th century and revolutions of the 20th century will be covered.

  • 3 Credits

Graduate seminar designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of South Asia since the advent of the Mughal Empire. Prer., Admission to program or permission of instructor.

  • 3 Credits

Graduate seminar designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of East Asia since 1600.

  • 3 Credits

Students will be involved in community and organizational settings where they will gain practical work and networking experience. They will apply critical analysis as well as historical research methods to their sites for their academic component. Fulfills “elective” component for M.A. degree.

  • 3 Credits

Graduate level research and preparation of a scholarly paper, using primary sources, in medieval history. Prer., HIST 6110.

  • 4 Credits

Graduate level research and preparation of a scholarly paper, using primary sources, in the Renaissance and late medieval Europe. Prer., HIST 6150.

  • 4 Credits

Graduate level research and preparation of a scholarly paper, using primary sources, in the Reformation and Counter-Reformation. Prer., HIST 6220.

  • 4 Credits

Graduate level research in a period of European history. Prer., HIST 6250.

  • 4 Credits

Graduate level research in a period of European history. Prer., HIST 6310.

  • 4 Credits

Graduate level research in a period of European history. Prer., HIST 6350.

  • 4 Credits

Graduate research seminar emphasizing an individualized research project on any approved topic in religion and culture in American history. Prer., HIST 6460.

  • 4 Credits

A course in primary research in Revolutionary America. Prer., HIST 6510.

  • 4 Credits

A course in research for MA students. Students will be required to use primary sources in American history (1815-1877).

  • 4 Credits

Graduate research seminar emphasizing preparation of primary-source based article on topics in the Civil War and Reconstruction Era (1831 - 1890). Prer., HIST 6630.

  • 4 Credits

Graduate level research in modern American history. Prer., HIST 6660.

  • 4 Credits

A research seminar in a particular field not covered in regular graduate courses. Prer., Graduate status or permission of instructor.

  • 4 Credits

Graduate level research in modern American history. Prer., HIST 6710.

  • 4 Credits

Students will engage in primary source research of a topic of their choice within the field of modern Middle East history.

  • 4 Credits

A graduate seminar in which students will research and write a term paper on a specialized topic in the history of the Trans-Mississippi American West. Prer., HIST 6760.

  • 4 Credits

Students will engage in primary source research of a topic of their choice within the field of Latin American history. Prer., HIST 6790.

  • 4 Credits

A graduate seminar in which the students will research and write a term paper on a specialized topic in South Asian history. Prer., HIST 6810.

  • 4 Credits

A graduate seminar in which the students will research and write a term paper on a specialized topic in East Asian history. Prer., HIST 6860.

  • 4 Credits

Graduate level research in a period of European history. Prer., HIST 6250.

  • 1 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)

Graduate level research and preparation of a scholarly paper, using primary sources, in medieval history. Prer., HIST 6110.

  • 1 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)
 
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