History (3400)

History (3400)

200 EMPIRES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD 3 credits
Comparative study of the formation of ancient empires of the Afro-Eurasian world up to the rise of Islam.
210 HUMANITIES IN WESTERN TRAD I 4 credits
Prerequisites: 32 credits and completion of 3300:112 or 3300:114 or 2020:222 (or permission). Introduction to the human condition as manifested in ideas, religions, visual arts and music of Western civilization from the ancient Greeks through the Renaissance. Cannot be used to meet major requirements in History.
211 HUMANITIES IN WESTERN TRAD II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 3400:210. Introduction to the human condition in the past as manifested in the ideas, religions, visual arts and music of Western civilization from the Protestant Reformation to the Present. Cannot be used to meet major requirements in History.
221 HUMANITIES IN THE WLD SNC 1300 4 credits
Prerequisites: 32 credits and completion of 3300:112 or 3300:114 or 2020:222 (or permission). Introduction to the human condition as expressed in the ideas, religions, visual arts, and music of the world since 1300. Cannot be used to meet major requirements in History.
250 U.S. HISTORY TO 1877 4 credits
Historical survey from the Age of Discovery and North American colonization through the creation of the United States to the Civil War and Reconstruction.
251 U.S. HISTORY SINCE 1877 4 credits
Survey of United States history from the end of Federal Reconstruction to the present.
285 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS: CHINA 2 credits
Prerequisite: 32 credit hours including completion of 3300:112, 3300:114, or 2020:222 or equivalent. Courses 285 through 291 are designed to provide a basic knowledge of past human experiences and an understanding of current events in key areas of the non-Western world. These courses cannot be used to meet major requirements in History.
286 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS: JAPAN 2 credits
Prerequisite: 32 credit hours including completion of 3300:112, 3300:114, or 2020:222 or equivalent. Courses 285 through 291 are designed to provide a basic knowledge of past human experiences and an understanding or current events in key areas of the non-Western world. These courses cannot be used to meet major requirements in History.
287 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS: SE ASIA 2 credits
Prerequisite: 32 credit hours including completion of 3300:112, 3300:114, or 2020:222 or equivalent. Courses 285 through 291 are designed to provide a basic knowledge of past human experiences and an understanding of current events in key areas of the non-Western world. These courses cannot be used to meet major requirements in History.
288 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS: INDIA 2 credits
Prerequisite: 32 credit hours including completion of 3300:112, 114,or 2020:222 or equivalent. Courses 285 through 291 are designed to provide a basic knowledge of past human experiences and an understanding of current events in key areas of the non-Western world. These courses cannot be used to meet major requirements in History.
289 WORLD CIV: MIDDLE EAST 2 credits
Prerequisite: 30 credit hours including completion of 3300:112, 3300:114, 2020:222 or equivalent. Courses 285 through 291 are designed to provide a basic knowledge of past human experiences and an understanding of current events in key areas of the non-Western world. These courses cannot be used to meet major requirements in History.
290 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS: AFRICA 2 credits
Prerequisite: 32 credit hours including completion of 3300:112, 3300:114, or 2020:222 or equivalent. Courses 285 through 291 are designed to provide a basic knowledge of past human experiences and an understanding of current events in key areas of the non-Western world. These courses cannot be used to meet major requirements in History.
291 WORLD CIV: LATIN AMERICA 2 credits
Prerequisite: 32 credit hours including completion of 3300:112, 3300:114, or 2020:222 or equivalent. Courses 285 through 291 are designed to provide a basic knowledge of past human experiences and an understanding of current events in key areas of the non-Western world. These courses cannot be used to meet major requirements in History.
300 IMPERIAL CHINA 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Selective study of institutional, intellectual, political and artistic developments in Chinese civilization from antiquity to 18th century. Emphasis on general features of traditional Chinese culture.
301 MODERN CHINA 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. This course examines the domestic and global roots of China's 20th century modernization and their relationship to the challenges China now faces.
303 MODERN EAST ASIA 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Exploration of domestic and global factors that shaped modern East Asia (Japan, China, Korea and Vietnam).
307 THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Mesopotamia, Egypt; Israel, and neighbors to Persian Empire.
308 GREECE 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Minoans and Mycenaeans; classical Greece to triumph of Macedon.
310 HISTORICAL METHODS 3 credits
Introduction to historical research and writing. Required for history major.
313 EASTRN ROMAN EMPIRE (324-1453) 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Byzantine culture and history from 324 to the fall of 1453.
317 ROMAN REPUBLIC 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. An intensive survey of the Roman Republic. Attention will be given to the nature of the source material, ancient historiography, text criticism and the like.
318 ROMAN EMPIRE 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. An intensive survey of the Roman Empire. Attention will be given to the nature of the source material, ancient historiography, text criticism and the like.
319 MEDIEVAL EUROPE, 500-1200 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Migration of peoples, Carolingian revival, renewed invasions; social, economic and intellectual stirrings lead to ¿birth of Europe.¿
320 MEDIEVAL EUROPE, 1200-1500 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Middle Ages and the middle class; economic and political change, international wars, social unrest and religious crosscurrents.
321 EUR: RENAIS RELG WAR 1350-1610 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Survey of the social, political, economic, religious, and intellectual history of Early Modern Europe from the Italian Renaissance to the early 17th century.
322 EUROPE: ABSOL/REVOL 1610-1789 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Survey of the social, political, economic, religious, and intellectual history of Early Modern Europe from the Thirty Years War to the French Revolution.
323 EUROPE: REVOLU TO WW 1789-1914 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Surveys the political, economic, social, and cultural history of modern Europe from the French Revolution to the First World War.
324 EUROPE: WW I TO THE PRESENT 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. A survey of European political and social history from World War I to the present.
325 WOMEN IN MODERN EUROPE 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. A survey of the history of women in Europe since 1500, with emphasis on their roles and the changes attendant on modernization.
335 RUSSIA TO 1801 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Survey of Russian history from Kievan period to death of Paul I, emphasizing development of autocratic government, Russian culture, reigns of Peter and Catherine.
336 RUSSIA SINCE 1801 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Survey of 19th and 20th centuries. Special emphasis on problems of modernization, the revolution and development of communism.
337 FRANCE NAPOLEON TO DEGAULLE 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Combines a study of Napoleon and DeGaulle with a survey of the political, economic, social, and cultural/artistic trends of modern French history.
338 ENGLAND TO 1688 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Survey of English history from the Anglo-Saxon conquest to the Revolution of 1688. Medieval and early modern institutions, social and cultural life.
339 ENGLAND SINCE 1688 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Survey of English history from 1688 to the present. The reform of English institutions and life, modernization of the economy, the welfare state, society and war.
340 SEL T: HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Includes experimental offerings such as those crossing subject of chronological lines, and subjects not listed in this General Bulletin. See departmental office for current subject.
341 ISLAMIC FUNDAMENTALISM & REVOL 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. The political and socio-economic roots of Islamic reformism and militancy in the Middle East and North Africa since the 1960s.
342 THE CRUSADES THROUGH ARAB EYES 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Political and military struggles, diplomatic practices and intellectual traditions of the Medieval Islamic/Arab world and the Western crusaders.
345 NATIVE NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. The histories of Native Americans from Columbus to the present, emphasizing a half-millennium of adaptive responses to the presence of Europeans in North America.
350 U.S. WOMEN'S HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. History of American women¿s experiences and exploration of gender as a changing structure shaping American life from the colonial period through the 20th century.
351 GLOBAL HIST:ENCNTRS & CONFLCTS 4 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. This course explores historical encounters between societies to explain the development of the integrated economic, political, and cultural systems presently characterizing the modern world.
352 THE AMERICAN WEST 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Examination of westward movement from revolution to closing of frontier; types of frontiers; impact of west on nation's development.
354 AMERICAN IMMIGRATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Examination of European migrants to American colonies and United States, their reasons for leaving Europe and coming to America, and their experience after arrival.
355 AMERICAN RELIGIOUS HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Addresses critical issues and figures in American religious history from the colonial era to present, including ways ideas have influenced political and judicial discourse.
356 SPORTS IN AM HIST SINCE 1865 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. An examination of the reciprocal relationship between sports and various institutions of society: culture, religion, politics, education, economics, race, ethnicity, diplomacy and gender.
358 URBAN AMERICA 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. This course looks at the significance of cities and urban development in shaping American society.
360 UNITED STATES MILITARY HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Survey of United States military history from the colonial era to the present.
361 AFRICAN AMER HISTORY,1492-1877 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. This course focuses on African American history, culture and heritage from 1492 to 1877.
362 AFRICAN AMER HISTORY,1877-PRES 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. This course focuses on African American history, culture and heritage from 1877 to present.
363 AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN'S HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. This course will examine the experiences of African American Men from historical, socio-economic, philosophical, religious/spiritual, and psychological standpoints.
371 SEL T: NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Selected topics addressing the history of North America (from the Rio Grande to the Arctic). Contact the department office concerning specific topics.
372 SEL T: EUROPEAN HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Selected topics addressing European history from the collapse of the Roman Empire to the present. Contact the department office concerning specific topics.
373 SEL T: OTHER 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Selected historical topics on Africa, Asia, Latin America, the ancient world and world history. Contact the department office concerning specific topics.
377 HISTORY OF WOMEN IN LATIN AMER 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Survey of changes and continuities in the lives of Latin American women since the colonial period; emphasis on gender, race, class in shaping women's experiences.
378 SPAN CNQST & COLNIZTN OF AMER 3 credits
Prerequisites: A minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Course examines the conquest, colonization, and three-centuries-long Spanish rule in Latin America since 1492. Emphasis on culture, power inequalities, issues of identity, and memory.
379 MODERN LATIN AMERICA 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. This course examines the history of Latin America during the national period, ca. 1820s to the present. Focus on politics, economic systems, and nation-state formation.
381 HISTORY OF CANADA 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. Survey of Canadian history from the age of the explorers to the present. Special emphasis will be placed on the history of French-Canadians, on economic development and on Canadian-American relations.
382 THE VIETNAM WAR 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. An examination and evaluation of all aspects of the war in Vietnam, political, military, diplomatic and economic, including its impact domestically then and later.
392 INTERNSHIP IN HISTORY 1-3 credits
Prerequisites: 64 credits, History major or minor, prior completion of 16 credits in History (not including Humanities in the Western Tradition or World Civilizations), minimum 2.5 history GPA, and permission of instructor. Individual field experience in applied history. May be repeated up to 6 credits; 4 credits to apply to the 32 credit minimum for a history major.
395 MODERN IRAN 3 credits
Prerequisite: A minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. This course on modern Iran explores the country's history of nationalism, identity, gender, and religion, and its place in world history.
396 IRAQ IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 32 credits or permission of the instructor. This course will offer a complex and nuanced look into the history of Iraq and will situate current events firmly in their historical context.
397 INDIVIDUAL STUDY IN HISTORY 1-3 credits
(May be repeated for a total of four credits) Prerequisite: permission. For individual study or research in history, including special projects, summer study tours or specialized training.
400 GENDER AND CULTURE IN CHINA 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. This course examines the dynamic between gender and culture from late imperial to post-socialist China, with connections drawn to public policies in different periods.
401 JAPAN & PACIFIC WAR, 1895-1945 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. The rise of Japanese militarism, Japan's drive to create an empire in East and Southeast Asia, 1895-1945, and its role in the Pacific War, 1937-45.
404 STUDIES IN ROMAN HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Concentrated investigation of selected topics, such as imperialism in middle and late Republic, the age of Augustus, or the fall of western Empire.
409 IMPERIAL SPAIN, 1469-1700 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. This course examines the rise and fall of Spain as the first world power. It will cover Spanish political, cultural, and social history, 1469-1700.
410 HISTORY AND FILM 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Repeatable once with permission. Examines films as historical experiences, historical events, and artifacts of history. Themes and foci will vary.
416 MODERN INDIA 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. History of the Indian subcontinent from c. 1500 with emphasis on India society and culture, British imperialism, and the emergence of Indian nationalism.
417 LATIN AMERICA AND THE US 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Inter-American relations viewed from Latin American and U.S. perspectives; U.S. policy, imperialism,. economic and cultural influences.
418 HISTORY OF BRAZIL SINCE 1500 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Survey of the economic, political, social and cultural history of Brazil since 1500.
424 THE RENAISSANCE 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. The age of transition from the Middle Ages to modern times (1350-1600). Special emphasis on intellectual trends, the development of humanism, and the fine arts.
425 THE REFORMATION 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Europe in 16th century; its religious, cultural, political and diplomatic development, with special emphasis on Protestant, Anglican and Catholic reformations.
429 EUR: FRENCH REV ERA-1789-1815 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Development of Revolution; Napoleon's regime and satellites.
438 NAZI GERMANY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. This course covers the social, economic, and political history of Germany from World War I to 1945 with emphasis on the Third Reich.
440 TUDOR & STUART BRIT, 1485-1714 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. An examination of the development of, and increasing links between the British kingdoms in the early modern period, with emphasis on culture, politics, and religion.
443 CHURCHILLS ENGLAND 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. An examination of the changes that Britain experienced during the life of Winston Churchill, 1874-1965. Emphasis is on cultural, social, and political developments.
451 COLONIAL AMERICAN HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. This course covers the history of colonial America from the first European contact in the Americas in 1492 to the onset of the American Revolution.
452 AMER REV ERA: PL MIL & CON ASP 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. The struggle for the rights of Englishmen and independence; the impact of war on American society and the creation of republican institutions.
453 THE EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. The evolution of the American republic from its early beginnings after the American Revolution to the antebellum era. Emphasis upon political, social, and cultural developments.
454 CIVIL WAR & RECONST, 1850-1877 4 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Sectionalism, slavery and the causes of the Civil War; wartime activities of the Union and Confederacy; leading personalities; problems of reconstruction and the new Union.
455 ORIGINS MOD AMERICA, 1877-1917 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. United States from Reconstruction Era to World War I (1877-1920); emphasis on political responses to rise of an industrialized-urbanized society, the populist and progressive movements.
456 AMER WWARS & DEPRESS 1917-1945 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. World War I and Versailles; the 1920s, the Great Depression and the New Deal; World War II.
457 THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1945 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Nuclear age, cold war, foreign policy and domestic affairs to present. Social, political, constitutional, diplomatic, cultural and economic changes since 1945.
461 THE U.S.AS A WORLD POWER 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. The course analyzes the emergence and functioning of the United States as a world power, with particular emphasis on the 20th century.
463 U.S. CONST HISTORY SINCE 1870 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. This course examines the evolution of constitutional government from the drafting of the U.S. Constitution (1787) to present.
465 AMERICAN ECONOMY SINCE 1900 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Survey of economic developments since 1900; topics include agriculture, business and labor. Special emphasis on role of big business and evolution of monetary and fiscal policy.
467 HIST OF AMERICAN POP CULTURE 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Historical analysis of mass cultural phenomena and the social experiences associated with mass technologies that transformed modern America life in the 19th and 20th centuries.
468 AFRICAN-AMER SOC & INT HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Examination of black thought and activities reflective of African-American culture, conditions facing black people within America and efforts toward coordinated black activity.
469 AFRICAN-AMER WOMEN'S HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Study of black American women's lives from colonial times to the present featuring autobiographical. Fictional and secondary works authored by black women.
470 OHIO HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Political, social, economic and intellectual history of Ohio, with special emphasis on Ohio's relationship to Old Northwest and to the nation.
471 AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Utilization, conservation of natural resources from beginnings of American society to present; combination of economic, technological history of extensive treatment of public policy, environmental issues.
475 MEXICO 3 credits
History of Mexico from Indian civilizations to present with emphasis on relations with United States; social and political ramifications of the 20th Century Mexican revolution.
476 CENTRAL AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Selected aspects of the histories of Central American and Caribbean countries with emphasis on populist and peasant movements, political reform, social revolution, economic and under development, and relations with the United States.
484 MUSEUMS AND ARCHIVES 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. This course will focus on the work of history museums, historical societies and historic house museums and archives.
485 HISTORY, COMMUNITIES & MEMORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Course examines the interactions between the work of academic historians and the public in areas such as local history, monuments, oral history, film and the Internet.
487 SCIENCE & TECH IN WORLD HIST 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. This course examines the development and diffusion of science and technology in human history, its impact on society, culture, and daily life.
489 OTTOMAN STATE AND SOCIETY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Explores political, economic, and social dynamics of one of the world's most enduring and expansive multiethnic empires.
491 HONORS SEMINAR IN HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: permission of department head or instructor. Selected readings; writing of research paper. For student seeking to graduate with honors in history and for student in Honors Program.
492 HONORS PROJECT IN HISTORY 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: 64 credits. An individual research project relevant to history, supervised by a member of the Department of History, culminating in an undergraduate thesis.
493 SP ST: NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Special studies in the history of North America (Rio Grande to Arctic). See department office for information on particular offerings.
494 W: HISTORY 1-3 credits
(May be repeated) Group studies of special subjects pertaining to history. May be used for elective credit only. May not be used to meet undergraduate or graduate major requirements in history.
495 SP ST: EUROPEAN HISTORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Special studies in European history from the fall of the Roman Empire to the present. See department office for information on particular offerings.
496 SP ST IN HISTORY:OTHER 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. Special studies in the history of Latin America, Asia, Africa or the Pacific. See department office for information on particular offerings.
498 RACE, NATION & CLASS - M EAST 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. This course analyzes identity politics and the development of the ideas of race, nation, and class in the Middle East from a historical perspective.
499 WOMEN & GENDER IN MID EAST SOC 3 credits
Prerequisite: a minimum of 48 credits or permission of the instructor. This course explores the multi-layered processes and dimensions, including texts, cultural values and practices, institutions, and events, which have shaped women's experiences in the Middle East.

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