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History (HISTORY)

Fall 2020 Spring 2021 


101 [HUM] Classical and Christian Europe 3 Survey of Europe, from 1000 B.C.E. to 1650 C.E. including Greece and Rome, Medieval Europe, the Renaissance and Reformation. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

102 [HUM] Modern Europe 3 European history and its impact upon the global community from the seventeenth through twentieth centuries. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

105 [ROOT] The Roots of Contemporary Issues 3 Foundational first-year course that explores the deep historical roots of global contemporary issues relevant to students' lives in the 21st century. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 105 and 305. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

110 [HUM] American History to 1877 3 Social, economic, cultural history of British mainland colonies/United States to 1877. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

111 [HUM] American History Since 1877 3 Social, economic, cultural history of United States, 1877 to present. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

120 [DIVR] World History I 3 Integrated study of political, social, cultural, economic, environmental and religious systems among peoples and civilization prior to 1500 CE. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

121 [HUM] World History II 3 Integrated study of political, social, cultural, economic, environmental and religious systems among peoples and civilization after 1500 CE. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

130 [DIVR] History of Organized Crime in America 3 Role and impact of the rise of organized crime in the United States. Typically offered Fall.

150 [DIVR] Peoples of the United States 3 Examination of the peoples of the United States from the beginnings of the colonial era to the present.

201 Asian Pacific American History 3 Historical experience of Asian/Pacific Americans since the 19th century. (Crosslisted course offered as CES 211, HISTORY 201).

216 Introduction to American Cultural Studies 3 Introduction to the interdisciplinary study of American cultures and the field of American studies. (Crosslisted course offered as AMER ST 216, CES 216, ENGLISH 216, HISTORY 216, WOMEN ST 216).

216 (Effective through Summer 2021) Introduction to American Cultural Studies 3 Introduction to the interdisciplinary study of American cultures and the field of American studies. (Crosslisted course offered as AMER ST 216, ENGLISH 216, HISTORY 216, WOMEN ST 216).

230 [HUM] Introduction to Latin American History 3 Overview of the most significant events, social and ethnic groups, practices, and institutions of colonial and modern Latin America.

232 [ARTS] The Mexican Revolution and the Arts 3 The history of the Mexican Revolution 1910-1920 and its influence on the Arts from 1920-1940.

235 [HUM] African American History 3 History of African Americans in the US with emphasis upon major themes of the Black experience. (Crosslisted course offered as CES 235, HISTORY 235).

270 [DIVR] India: History and Culture 3 Survey of South Asian history, societies and cultures - development of civilization and contemporary societies of India and South Asia. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 270, ASIA 270).

271 [DIVR] Southeast Asian History: Vietnam to Indonesia 3 Historical introduction to Southeast Asian social, religious, political, economic and cultural institutions including Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, the Philippines and Indonesia. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 271, ASIA 271).

272 [DIVR] Introduction to Middle Eastern History 3 History of the Middle East from Muhammad to the present; political and religious development and the impact of empires. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 272, ASIA 272).

273 [DIVR] Foundations of Islamic Civilization 3 Islamic civilization presented through the main ideas, institutions and cultural forms; Golden Age of Islam and Muslim contributions to world civilizations. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 273, ASIA 273).

274 Introduction to African History 3 Survey of the history of Africa from human origins to present.

275 [DIVR] Introduction to East Asian Culture 3 Survey of East Asia (China, Japan, Korea, and others) history from 1766 BCE to the present. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 275, ASIA 275).

280 Race and the Law in American History 3 Introduction to the role of the law in American race-relations since 1750. (Crosslisted course offered as CES 280, HISTORY 280).

298 [DIVR] History of Women in American Society 3 Exploration of the many roles women have played in American society from the Colonial period through the twentieth century. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 298, WOMEN ST 298).

300 [M] Writing about History 3 Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the major in History; sophomore standing. Historical topics, use of sources, analytical thought, and precision in language. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

305 [ROOT] Roots of Contemporary Issues For Transfer Students 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Historical roots of global contemporary issues relevant to students' lives in the 21st century. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 105 and 305. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

306 Cultures and Peoples of the Middle East 3 Contemporary Arab cultures in a historical perspective within the framework of Western-Middle Eastern relations. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 306, ASIA 306).

308 [DIVR] North American Indian History, Precontact to Present 3 Traces American Indians from precontact to the present against the backdrop of sovereignty, treaty rights, and trust responsibility. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

309 [SSCI] Place-based Digital History 3 Regional history drawn from environmental history methods and approaches combined with practical digital authoring, mapping, and other visualization tools, emphasizing both quantitative and qualitative data.

309 (Effective through Spring 2021) [SSCI] Place-based Digital History 3 Regional history drawn from environmental history methods and approaches combined with practical digital authoring, mapping, and other visualization tools, emphasizing both quantitative and qualitative data.

313 [SSCI] Black Freedom Struggle 3 Historic exploration of black resistance focusing on nationwide movement that developed following World War II. (Crosslisted course offered as CES 335, HISTORY 313).

314 [DIVR] American Roots: Immigration, Migration, and Ethnic Identity 3 An analysis of immigration to migration within the US including political and social consequences and the experiences of ethnic groups since the early 19th century.

315 Poverty and Policy in American History 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Poverty in America and attempts to ameliorate it including race/ gender and poverty and poverty policy.

319 Geographical History of the US 3 Perspectives on the geographical history of the U.S. from early times to the present.

320 [ARTS] Modern US History Through Film 3 Analysis of modern American history through the lens of film. Typically offered Odd Years - Spring.

321 [DIVR] US Popular Culture, 1800 to 1930 3 Sports, early movies and radio, vaudeville, minstrel shows, circuses, Wild West shows, music, and other popular arts in historical context.

322 [DIVR] US Popular Culture Since 1930 3 Movies, radio, television, sports, music, and other popular arts in historical context.

326 Abraham Lincoln and the Lincoln Legacy 3 Broad overview of the life, presidency and legacy of Abraham Lincoln.

331 [HUM] Latin American Cultural History 3 Analysis of the contact between Native Americans, Europeans, Africans, and others and the cultural ramifications that have ensued.

335 [DIVR] Women in Latin American History 3 Survey of women's changing roles throughout Latin America from pre colonial to present. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 335, WOMEN ST 335).

336 History of Sexualities 3 Historical analysis of the social construction of sexualities in intersection with race and class within national and transnational contexts. (Crosslisted course offered as WOMEN ST 336, HISTORY 336).

337 Women in the Ancient World 3 Role of women in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel, Greece, and Rome; focus on the formation of western attitudes toward women.

340 [HUM] Ancient Greece 3 History and culture of pre Christian Greek civilization.

341 [HUM] Ancient Rome 3 History and culture of the Roman world from the independence of the city to the onset of the medieval order.

342 History of England to 1485 3 English history; intellectual and cultural development.

350 European Women's History, 1400-1800 3 Women's experiences in Europe from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment and the ideas and roles that shaped their opportunities. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 350, WOMEN ST 350).

355 [HUM] History of European Popular Culture 3 The transformation of Europe's popular culture (music, games, stories, beliefs) through social, religious, print, and industrial revolutions.

369 [ARTS] Queer Identities in Contemporary Cultures 3 Course Prerequisite: CES 101, HISTORY 105, HISTORY 305, WOMEN ST 101, or WOMEN ST 120. Analysis of roots/legacies of creative resistance writing by Queer communities of color; students learn to produce creative resistance work. (Crosslisted course offered as WOMEN ST 369, HISTORY 369).

370 History of Ancient and Medieval India 3 Historical development to 1500 CE of states, religions, caste society, gender customs and social ecology in India. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 370, ASIA 370).

373 [HUM] Chinese Civilization 3 Growth of Chinese civilization from the Bronze Age to the present. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 373, ASIA 373).

374 [HUM] Japanese Civilization 3 Overview of Japanese history from the Stone Age to the present, including political, social, economic, and cultural history. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 374, ASIA 374).

380 Introduction to Social Studies Methods 3 Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the major in History or Social Studies. Introduction to the content, pedagogy, and state requirements of teaching history and social studies at the secondary level. Typically offered Fall.

381 Science in Western Civilization Through Newton 3 Development of Western science and its influence on European culture and society.

382 [HUM] History of Science and Technology Since Newton 3 Development of modern science and its influence on Western culture and society.

386 World War II in Europe 3 Causes for war; military operations; economic mobilization; social and cultural change; occupation and resistance; the Holocaust; the legacy of war.

387 World War II in Asia and the Pacific 3 Imperial rivalries in Asia; Japanese militarism; military, ideological and social aspects of the war; the atomic bomb; memory of the war. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 387, ASIA 387).

388 US and Vietnam 3 Course and consequences of US involvement in Indo-China, focusing on the causes and conduct of the US Vietnam conflict from 1945-1997.

390 U.S. Military History 3 American military history from 1630 to the present. Themes will include civil military relations, the conduct of war, and political-military relations.

395 Topics in History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Analytical study of selected historical movements and events. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

396 Topics in African History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Analytical study of selected African historical movements and events.

398 [DIVR] History of Women in the American West 3 The multicultural history of women in the west through women's literature, archives, and oral history. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 398, WOMEN ST 398).

399 [DIVR] Lesbian and Gay History: Culture, Politics and Social Change in the US 3 History and theory of same-sex sexuality in the United States including identity formation, community development, politics and culture. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 399, WOMEN ST 399).

400 History in Media 3 Representation of historical people and events through different media e.g., text, film, video, and computers.

407 Religion and American Culture 3 American religions from pre-contact times to the present focusing on the evolution of religious faiths.

409 [CAPS] American Environmental History 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. A history of environmental change, ideas of nature, natural resource development, conservation politics, science and environmental policy.

410 History of American Indian Sovereignty and Federal Indian Law 3 The history of sovereignty and Federal Indian Law against the backdrop of treaties and trust responsibility. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 410, ANTH 410, POL S 410).

411 The US and the World to World War I 3 Examination of US foreign relations with the rest of the world from the American Revolution to World War I. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 411 and HISTORY 511. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

412 The US and the World Since World War I 3 Examination of US foreign relations with the rest of the world from World War I to the present. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 412 and HISTORY 512. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

413 [M] Early American History to 1750 3 The cultures and interactions of Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans; development of colonial American societies and institutions.

414 The Era of the American Revolution 3 The origins of the American Revolution, the War of Independence, and the emergence of republican government and society.

415 Jeffersonian-Jacksonian America 3 Social and political history of the United States from 1789 to 1845; Jeffersonian and Jacksonian eras. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 415 and HISTORY 515. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

416 Civil War and Reconstruction 3 The Civil War as a problem in historical causation and social, political, and economic impact of the war. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 416 and HISTORY 516. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

417 [CAPS] Rise of Modern America 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Major historical and cultural developments, issues, interpretations, and debates of importance during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.

418 [HUM] United States, 1914-1945 3 America through World War I, cultural tensions of the Twenties, and the crises of Depression and WWII.

419 [HUM] United States, 1945-Present 3 International and domestic impact of the Cold War, era of McCarthyism, American aspirations, tensions and conflicts in the post-industrial era. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 419 and HISTORY 519. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

421 The American West 3 Multicultural exploration of the frontier experience and western America; environment, economic development, gender, class and race emphasized. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 421 and HISTORY 521. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

422 History of the Pacific Northwest 3 Political, social economic and environmental history of the Pacific Northwest. Fulfills the teaching certification requirement for Washington state history. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 422 and HISTORY 522. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

423 Radicals, Reformers, and Romantics: The Impact 3 Changing thought and its impact in the United States from colonial times to the present. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 423 and HISTORY 523. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

425 The City in History 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Description and comparison of the city through history in European and one or more non-Western cultures.

426 Workers Across North America 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. International interactions between workers and labor unions in Mexico, Canada and the US. (Crosslisted course offered as CES 426, HISTORY 426).

427 [M] Public History: Theory and Methodology 3 An introduction to the broad range of non-traditional careers in history. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 427 and HISTORY 527. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

430 [M] History of Mexico 3 War of independence, 19th century Mexico and the liberal-conservative struggle; modern Mexico since the Revolution of 1910. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 430 and HISTORY 530. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

432 [HUM] 20th Century Latin America 3 Contemporary history of Latin America, analyzing political, economic, social, and cultural history through a thematic, comparative approach. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 432 and HISTORY 532. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

433 History of Cuba and the Caribbean 3 Historical development of the Caribbean, with emphasis on Cuba, from the Spanish arrival to Castro's revolution.

434 Revolution in Latin America 3 Social and political development in Central America; reasons for dictatorships and revolutionary movements; comparison with other Latin American regions.

435 [CAPS] European Expansion Overseas, 1400-1800 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. The factors underlying European overseas expansion before 1800 and its impact on indigenous societies and world trading patterns.

436 [CAPS] Imperialism in the Modern World 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. History of imperialism (colonial, economic, territorial, cultural) since 1800 as a global phenomenon.

438 Topics in Public History V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 3 hours. Public history applications, methods and careers in specific public history fields.

439 Slavery, Abolition and Emancipation in World History 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. History of slavery and abolition as a world-wide phenomena; trends and debates in historiographical literature. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 439 and HISTORY 539. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

440 [HUM] The Early Middle Ages, 330-1050 3 Western Europe, the Byzantine Empire, and Islam from the dissolution of classical Roman civilization to the 11th century revival.

441 The Later Middle Ages, 1050-1500 3 Western European and Byzantine civilizations from the 11th century revival to the advent of the Renaissance in the West.

444 [CAPS] The Renaissance 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Political, cultural, and religious history of Europe, 1300-1500.

445 The Reformation 3 Political, cultural, and religious history of Europe, 1500-1650.

447 [HUM] Europe in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Era, 1789 to 1815 3 The history of Europe during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era (1789-1815). Credit not granted for both HISTORY 447 and HISTORY 547. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

448 Modern Europe as Reflected In Art 3 Early Modern Europe as reflected in architecture and the visual arts.

449 Europe and Two World Wars, 1914-1945 3 Political, intellectual, economic, and international aspects of European life during and between two world wars. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 449 and HISTORY 549. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

450 [HUM] [M] Europe Since 1945 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Europe from the end of World War II to the present; the Cold War, European integration, the fall of communism, social and intellectual life. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 450 and HISTORY 550. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

453 Age of Revolution: Europe, 1815-1871 3 The consolidation of industrial society and the nation-state in 19th-century Europe. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 453 and HISTORY 553. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

454 [HUM] Age of Empire: Europe, 1871-1914 3 Consolidation of the nation-state, socialism and nationalism, war and imperialism, the Russian Revolution, and the outbreak of World War I. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 454 and HISTORY 554. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

455 The Great War 1914 - 1920 3 Political, social and cultural history of the first global war from the Sarajevo assassination through the post-war peace settlements.

459 Modern Britain 3 Britain and the Empire from the Napoleonic wars to the present. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 459 and HISTORY 559. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

462 History of Imperial Russia 3 History and culture of Imperial Russia from Peter the Great to the 1905 revolution. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 462, RUSSIAN 462).

463 [M] History of the Soviet Union 3 The Russian revolutions and the Soviet regime: 1905 to the present. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 463, RUSSIAN 463). Offered at 400 and 500 level.

464 Comparative Genocide 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Study of the concepts, history, and consequences of genocide in the global perspective through theoretical and case study analysis. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 464 and HISTORY 564. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

465 Representations of the Holocaust 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. How the Holocaust is represented and enters public memory through documentaries, memoirs, works of fiction, poetry, film, museums and monuments. (Crosslisted course offered as HUMANITY 450, HISTORY 465.) Typically offered Spring.

466 History of the Cold War, 1944-present 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Exploration of the 50 year cold conflict between the US and USSR and its political, social, economic, and cultural consequences for the world.

467 Modern France 3 The history of France from the revolution of 1789 to the present. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 467 and HISTORY 567. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

468 Hitler and Nazi Germany 3 Origins and rise of Nazism; state, society and culture in the Third Reich; Nazi racial ideology; world war; the Holocaust. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 468 and HISTORY 568. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

469 [M] Seminar in History 3 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: HISTORY 300 with a C or better; admitted to the major in History. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

472 [M] The Middle East Since World War I 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Developments in the Middle East since World War I including nationalism, fundamentalism, and revolution. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 472, ASIA 472). Credit not granted for more than one of HISTORY 472/572 and ASIA 472. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

473 The Middle East and the West 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. East-west tensions in the context of historical relations between the Middle East and West Europe since the rise of Islam. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 473, ASIA 473).

474 [CAPS] Modern South Asia: Community and Conflict 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Historical transformation of communities and communal conflicts in modern South ASIA from 1500 to present; themes: caste, religion, geography, environment and economy. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 474, ASIA 474).

475 The People's Republic of China, 1949 to Present 3 The major political, social, economic and cultural developments during the People's Republic of China. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 475, ASIA 475, POL S 475).

476 [M] Revolutionary China, 1800 to Present 3 Continuity and change in the political, social, cultural and economic experience of China since 1800. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 476, ASIA 476, POL S 476).

477 [DIVR] [M] Modern Japanese History 3 Examination of political, socioeconomic and cultural changes and the international crises in modern Japan since the 19th century. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 477, ASIA 477). Credit not granted for both HISTORY 477 and HISTORY 577. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

478 [M] The Two Koreas in the Modern World 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Korean history, society, and culture with an emphasis on the two Koreas' standing within the global order. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 478, ASIA 478.) Typically offered Odd Years - Spring.

479 [SSCI] History of East Asian Economic Development Since 1945 3 The historical relationships between politics and economics in East Asian since 1945. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 479, ASIA 479).

480 Methods of Teaching Social Studies 3 Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the major in History or Social Studies. Methods, resources, selection of content, past and present issues in social studies education.

483 [CAPS] Medicine, Science, and Technology in World History 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. The emergence of modern technological society with emphasis on scientific development and exchange among world civilizations across history. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 483 and ASIA 483).

486 United States Foreign Relations 3 Ends and means in foreign policy; organization, management, control, and current policy issues. (Crosslisted course offered as POL S 427, HISTORY 486).

491 History of World Trade 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. The evolution of the institutions, conditions, and consequences of world trade after 1000.

492 [CAPS] Cultural Appetites: Food in World History 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. What food selection and preparation reveals about cultural integration around the world from the medieval era to the present.

494 Global Environmental History 3 Historical dynamics of human communities and their ecological settings.

495 [CAPS] Space, Place, and Power in History: Historical Geography in Global Perspective 3 Course Prerequisite: Senior standing. Introduction to the discipline of historical geography; geographical and spatial approaches to European, North American, and Asian history.

497 Seminar 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours.

498 History Internship V 1-12 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the major or minor in History. Participation as intern in public or private sectors. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 498 and HISTORY 598. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

509 Field Course: Foundations in US History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Chronological readings in US history.

510 Field Course in American History 3 May be repeated for credit. Readings and interpretive problems of American history.

511 The US and the World to World War I 3 Examination of US foreign relations with the rest of the world from the American Revolution to World War I. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 411 and HISTORY 511. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

512 The US and the World Since World War I 3 Examination of US foreign relations with the rest of the world from World War I to the present. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 412 and HISTORY 512. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

515 Jeffersonian-Jacksonian America 3 Social and political history of the United States from 1789 to 1845; Jeffersonian and Jacksonian eras. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 415 and HISTORY 515. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

516 Civil War and Reconstruction 3 The Civil War as a problem in historical causation and social, political, and economic impact of the war. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 416 and HISTORY 516. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

519 [HUM] United States, 1945-Present 3 International and domestic impact of the Cold War, era of McCarthyism, American aspirations, tensions and conflicts in the post-industrial era. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 419 and HISTORY 519. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

520 Field Course in the American West 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Readings and interpretive problems in the history of the American West.

521 The American West 3 Multicultural exploration of the frontier experience and western America; environment, economic development, gender, class and race emphasized. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 421 and HISTORY 521. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

522 History of the Pacific Northwest 3 Political, social economic and environmental history of the Pacific Northwest. Fulfills the teaching certification requirement for Washington state history. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 422 and HISTORY 522. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

523 Radicals, Reformers, and Romantics: The Impact 3 Changing thought and its impact in the United States from colonial times to the present. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 423 and HISTORY 523. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

524 Seminar in the American West 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Research seminar in the history of the American West.

525 Seminar in American History 3 May be repeated for credit. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

527 [M] Public History: Theory and Methodology 3 An introduction to the broad range of non-traditional careers in history. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 427 and HISTORY 527. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

528 Seminar in Public History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. The development of skills at the graduate level to be used in nontraditional careers for historians.

529 Interpreting History through Material Culture 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Historical interpretation to work on major historic preservation and museum projects.

530 [M] History of Mexico 3 War of independence, 19th century Mexico and the liberal-conservative struggle; modern Mexico since the Revolution of 1910. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 430 and HISTORY 530. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

532 [HUM] 20th Century Latin America 3 Contemporary history of Latin America, analyzing political, economic, social, and cultural history through a thematic, comparative approach. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 432 and HISTORY 532. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

535 Field Course in Latin American History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Readings and interpretive problems in Latin American history.

539 Slavery, Abolition and Emancipation in World History 3 History of slavery and abolition as a world-wide phenomena; trends and debates in historiographical literature. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 439 and HISTORY 539. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

540 Seminar in History 3 May be repeated for credit.

547 [HUM] Europe in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Era, 1789 to 1815 3 The history of Europe during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era (1789-1815). Credit not granted for both HISTORY 447 and HISTORY 547. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

549 Europe and Two World Wars, 1914-1945 3 Political, intellectual, economic, and international aspects of European life during and between two world wars. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 449 and HISTORY 549. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

550 [HUM] [M] Europe Since 1945 3 Europe from the end of World War II to the present; the Cold War, European integration, the fall of communism, social and intellectual life. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 450 and HISTORY 550. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

553 Age of Revolution: Europe, 1815-1871 3 The consolidation of industrial society and the nation-state in 19th-century Europe. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 453 and HISTORY 553. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

554 [HUM] Age of Empire: Europe, 1871-1914 3 Consolidation of the nation-state, socialism and nationalism, war and imperialism, the Russian Revolution, and the outbreak of World War I. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 454 and HISTORY 554. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

559 Modern Britain 3 Britain and the Empire from the Napoleonic wars to the present. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 459 and HISTORY 559. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

560 Field Course in Early European History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Readings and issues in early European history.

561 Field Course in Early Modern European History 3 Readings and interpretive problems in early modern European history (1450 - 1750).

563 [M] History of the Soviet Union 3 The Russian revolutions and the Soviet regime: 1905 to the present. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 463, RUSSIAN 463). Offered at 400 and 500 level.

564 Comparative Genocide 3 Study of the concepts, history, and consequences of genocide in the global perspective through theoretical and case study analysis. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 464 and HISTORY 564. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

567 Modern France 3 The history of France from the revolution of 1789 to the present. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 467 and HISTORY 567. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

568 Hitler and Nazi Germany 3 Origins and rise of Nazism; state, society and culture in the Third Reich; Nazi racial ideology; world war; the Holocaust. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 468 and HISTORY 568. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

569 Field Course in Modern European History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Readings and interpretive problems in modern European history. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

570 World History Theory and Methods 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Historiographic overview of the field of world history.

571 Topics in World History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Readings in themes and literature of a global approach to history.

572 [M] The Middle East Since World War I 3 Developments in the Middle East since World War I including nationalism, fundamentalism, and revolution. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 472, ASIA 472). Credit not granted for more than one of HISTORY 472/572 and ASIA 472. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

573 Field Course in African History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Readings and interpretive problems in African history.

575 Field Course in Women's History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Readings and interpretive problems in women's history.

577 [DIVR] [M] Modern Japanese History 3 Examination of political, socioeconomic and cultural changes and the international crises in modern Japan since the 19th century. (Crosslisted course offered as HISTORY 477, ASIA 477). Credit not granted for both HISTORY 477 and HISTORY 577. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

578 Field Course in Asian History 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Readings and interpretive problems in Asian history.

580 Historiography 3

595 The Teaching of History in College 3 Theory, problems, and methods of teaching history at the college level.

596 Topics in American Studies 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. American Studies Summer Institute. (Crosslisted course offered as AMER ST 596, HISTORY 596).

597 Seminar in History V 2-3 May be repeated for credit.

598 History Internship V 1-12 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Participation as intern in public or private sectors. Credit not granted for both HISTORY 498 and HISTORY 598. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

599 History Colloquium 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Weekly discussions and presentations on historical topics or current faculty and graduate student research. S, F grading.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. S, F grading.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. S, U grading.

702 Master's Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research in special problems, directed study, and/or examination credit for students in a non-thesis master's degree program. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 702 credit. S, U grading.

800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the History PhD program. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their doctoral research, dissertation and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 800 credit. S, U grading.

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