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HIST 111 - World Civilizations to 950 (3).
Description: A survey of major civilizations of the world until about 950. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective, Humanities and Arts

HIST 111H - World Civilizations to 950

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 112 - World Civilizations from 950 - 1750 (3).
Description: A survey of major civilizations of the world from about 950 to about 1750. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective, Humanities and Arts

HIST 112H - World Civilizations from 950 - 1750 (3).
Description: A survey of major civilizations of the world from about 950 to about 1750. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective, Humanities and Arts

HIST 113 - World Civilizations since 1750 (3).
Description: A survey of major civilizations of the world since about 1750. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective, Humanities and Arts

HIST 113H - World Civilization Since 1750 (3)
Description: A survey of major civilizations of the world since about 1750.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 199 - General History Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 211 - United States History to 1877 (3).
Description: A survey of political, diplomatic, economic, social, intellectual and ethnic developments through Reconstruction with attention to development of the Federal Constitution. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Constitution Requirement, Historical Perspective

HIST 211H - United States History to 1877

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 212 - United States History since 1877 (3).
Description: A survey of political, diplomatic, economic, social, intellectual and ethnic developments since Reconstruction with attention to development of the Federal Constitution. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Constitution Requirement, Historical Perspective

HIST 212H - United States Hist Since 1877

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 299 - General History Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 300 - Historiography and Methodology (3:3:0).
Description: Intensive study and practice in historical writing and research with an overview of historiography and the nature of the discipline of history. Notes: Intensive Writing and Intensive Oral Communication course. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: CRTW 201, HIST 211 and 212, and two from HIST 111, 112, and 113 (all can be taken as co-requisites), or permission or instructor. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

HIST 302 - Modern Civil Rights Movement (3).
Description: A reading intensive, discussion-based seminar that examines African Americans' 20th century struggles for racial equality and full citizenship and how that struggle interacted with the economic, political, and cultural forces that have shaped modern America. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 308 - American Ethnic History (3).
Description: A study of the experiences of Indians, Jews, European immigrants, Afro-Americans, Chinese, Japanese, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in the United States. Notes: Cross-listed with AAMS 308. Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 308H - American Ethnic History

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 310 - The History of Women in America (3).
Description: Beginning with the colonial period and extending through the contemporary women's movement, this course will examine the role women have played in the development of American Society. Notes: Offered variable times. Cross-listed with WMST 310. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 312 - History of American Education (3).
Description: Scope and development of American education from the colonial period to the present. Notes: Cross-listed with EDUC 312.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Constitution Requirement, Historical Perspective, Humanities and Arts

HIST 313 - Native American History (3).
Description: Survey of Native American History from ancient American to the present. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 314 - Colonial North America (3).
Description: History of North America from initial contact between European and Indian peoples through the eve of the Revolutionary War. Particular attention will be devoted to examining the changing relationships between European, Indian, and African peoples as well as to the internal evolution of these diverse societies. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 315 - Civil War and Reconstruction (3).
Description: A history of the coming of the American Civil War, the War itself and the ensuing Reconstruction period. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective

HIST 315H - Civil War and Reconstruction

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 325 - U.S. Sports History (3).
Description: This course examines the social and cultural impact of sports from the colonial period through the recent past. It focuses on the evolution from traditional leisure practices to modern commercial sports. Specific themes include the ways in which sports have reflected changing ideologies of class, race, and gender and how sports became an integral part of the entertainment industry in a consumer society. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission of department chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 333 - Imperial China (3).
Description: This course explores imperial China from the earliest times to 1911. It focuses on causes and consequences of dynastic changes: socioeconomic systems, the development of such major schools of thought and belief as Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism, the formation of a bureaucratic imperial state, territorial expansion, and foreign relations. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission of department chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Africa, Asia & Latin Am Elect, Global Perspective, Historical Perspective

HIST 334 - Modern China (3).
Description: This course explores modern China from the mid-19th century to the present. It focuses on the formation of modern Chinese territory, the challenges of Western civilization and military power, the sources and development of Chinese nationalism and revolutions, and contemporary political and economic reforms. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 335 - Modern Japan (3).
Description: This course explores modern Japan from the mid-19th century to the present. It focuses on the establishment of the modern Japanese state, the rise of nationalism and imperialism, World War II, the U.S. occupation, postwar democracy, socioeconomic changes, foreign relations, and recent issues. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission of department chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective

HIST 337 - Early Africa (3).
Description: This course is a survey of African history from the origins of Homo Sapiens through the era of the trans Atlantic slave trade. Throughout the course we will examine the concepts underlying African political systems, religious institutions and patterns of economic behavior. By the end of the course students should gain a better understanding of the diversity of primary resources used to construct African history and recognize the limitations of Eurocentric visions of African history. Notes: Cross-listed with AAMS 337. Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 338 - Modern Africa (3).
Description: This course examines the events and processes leading up to the colonization of Africa and the subsequent changes in African society under colonial rule and after independence. The course focuses upon the ways in which Africans have shaped their own past and the ways in which Africa has interacted with the world system. Notes: Cross-listed with AAMS 339. Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 344 - European History from the Age of Reason to the Versailles Settlement (3).
Description: A study of political, social, economic, diplomatic and intellectual developments from 1789 to the end of World War I. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective

HIST 345 - European History Since 1914 (3).
Description: History of Europe since the beginning of the First World War, including the rise of fascism and communism, the Second World War and the Holocaust, the growth of the welfare state, the Cold War, and the collapse of communism, examined within the context of wide-ranging social and cultural change. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective

HIST 346 - History of England to 1603 (3).
Description: A study of the political, social, and economic developments in England from the coming of the Romans to the death of Elizabeth I. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 347 - History of England from 1603 to the Present (3).
Description: A study of the history of modern England, with emphasis on her emergence as a great imperial power, from the accession of James I to the present. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 350 - Special Topics in History (3).
Description: In-depth consideration of a specific topic of particular concern within history. May be offered under various topics. Notes: May be repeated for credit under different topics. Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective

HIST 350H - Special Topics in History
Approved Titles: Modern Japan Gandhi A Novel in History:Zamyatin's We

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 351 - Latin American History (3).
Description: A survey emphasizing Iberian and pre-Columbian civilizations, colonial administration and society, the struggle for independence, and political, economic and social developments as independent nations. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective

HIST 351H - Latin American History (3).
Description: A survey emphasizing Iberian and pre-Columbian civilizations, colonial administration and society, the struggle for independence, and political, economic and social developments as independent nations. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective

HIST 352 - History of United States-Latin American Relations (3).
Description: This course offers an introduction to the history of political, economic, and cultural relations between Latin America and the United States from the early nineteenth century to the present. Since the years of independence, the United States and the Latin American countries have engaged in a variety of interactions, ranging from collaboration to open confrontation. This course seeks to expo se the patterns of these relations as well as its new features. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective

HIST 352H - History of United States-Latin American Relations (3)
Description: This course offers an introduction to the history of political, economic, and cultural relations between Latin America and the United States from the early nineteenth century to the present. Since the years of independence, the United States and the Latin American countries have engaged in a variety of interactions, ranging from collaboration to open confrontation. This course seeks to expo se the patterns of these relations as well as its new features. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective

HIST 355C - Traveling Seminar in History (3).
Description: An introduction, overview, and in-depth study of a particular country or region which will accompany a study tour of the same region. Prerequisites: Permission from instructor required. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 399 - General History Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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HIST 450H - Honors: Select Topics in History (3).

3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

History Department

HIST 463 - Academic Internships in History (3).
Notes: Open to majors only. Requires approval of Department Chair. A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Internship

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HIST 471 - Undergraduate Research in History (1).
Description: An opportunity for undergraduate students to engage in intensive research in a historical topic under the guidance of a member of the history faculty. Notes: Requires approval of department chair. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of department Chair.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

History Department

HIST 472 - Undergraduate Research in History (2).
Description: An opportunity for undergraduate students to engage in intensive research in a historical topic under the guidance of a member of the history faculty. Notes: Requires approval of department chair. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of department Chair.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

History Department

HIST 473 - Undergraduate Research in History (3).
Description: An opportunity for undergraduate students to engage in intensive research in a historical topic under the guidance of a member of the history faculty. Notes: Requires approval of department chair. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Permission of department chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

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HIST 499 - General History Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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HIST 501 - The History of Social Movements in America (3).
Description: The History of Social Movements in America deals with the struggles of American citizens from the 18th through the 21st centuries. This course examines the actions, the rhetoric, and the impact of social movements in American history over time and explores the connections between local grassroots efforts and national political action. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: HIST 211 and 212. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 502 - Social Movements in the United States Since the 1960s (3).
Description: Historical and cultural study of selected social movements in the United States since the 1960s. Prerequisites: WRIT 102 and HMXP 102 with a C- or better, or graduate status. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500-level courses in History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair. Notes: Cross-listed as PEAC 502.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective

HIST 505 - History of South Carolina (3).
Description: A survey of the development of South Carolina, emphasizing political, economic and cultural developments. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective

HIST 509 - African-American History (3).
Description: A survey of the experiences and contributions of blacks from the African origins to the present. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective, Humanities and Arts

HIST 509H - African-American History (3).
Description: A survey of the experiences and contributions of blacks from the African origins to the present. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective, Humanities and Arts

HIST 515 - The United States as a World Power since 1898 (3).
Description: A survey focusing on the principles of American foreign policy and their historical evolution. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective

HIST 518 - A History of the Old South (3).
Description: A history of the Old South from its founding to the eve of Civil War. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 521 - The New South (3).
Description: A study of Southern institutional development from Reconstruction to the present. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

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HIST 522 - Southern Religious History (3).
Description: This course explores the social, cultural, and political impact that religion has had on the American South from the colonial era through the recent past. It examines the rise and ultimate predominance of evangelical Christianity and the manner in which the region evolved from the "Sinful South" to the Bible Belt. The South has had a vital and diverse religious culture that included both religious proslavery and a slave religion that rejected divine sanction of slavery, that nurtured such movements as Pentecostalism and Fundamentalism, and that offered sustenance to both the Civil Rights Movement and the Religious Right.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 522H - Southern Religious History (3).
Description: This course explores the social, cultural, and political impact that religion has had on the American South from the colonial era through the recent past. It examines the rise and ultimate predominance of evangelical Christianity and the manner in which the region evolved from the "Sinful South" to the Bible Belt. The South has had a vital and diverse religious culture that included both religious proslavery and a slave religion that rejected divine sanction of slavery, that nurtured such movements as Pentecostalism and Fundamentalism, and that offered sustenance to both the Civil Rights Movement and the Religious Right.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 525 - The United States since 1939 (3).
Description: A study of political, social, economic, and diplomatic developments since 1939 with particular attention to the recent past. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 527 - The American Revolution (3).
Description: Explores the origins, substance, and outcome of the American Revolution from the French and Indian War through the Federalist Era. Particular attention will be devoted to examining the different expectations that different segments of colonial society brought to the Revolution and the extent to which these hopes were realized by the creation of a New Nation. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 530 - World Environmental History (3).
Description: A comparative examination of world environmental history. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 540 - Ancient Greece and Rome (3).
Description: A survey of the history of Greece and Rome from the first Bronze Age civilization on Crete to the barbarian migrations of the 5th-century A.D. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective

HIST 542 - Medieval European History (3).
Description: A study of European politics, society and culture from the fall of the Roman Empire to the 15th-century. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 547 - History of Modern Russia (3).
Description: A survey of Russian history, focusing on events from the development of revolutionary movements in the 19th-century until the present. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective

HIST 548 - History of Modern Germany (3).
Description: History of Germany since the 1850s, including the rise of Bismarck, the unification of Germany, the First World War, Hitler, the Third Reich, the Holocaust, division between East and West in the Cold War, and reunified Germany's present-day dominate role in Europe. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective

HIST 549 - The Third Reich (3).
Description: This course will examine the most notorious and deadly regime in human history, the Third Reich that ruled Germany between 1933 and 1945, that initiated the European phase of the Second World War, and which was responsible for the deaths of many millions between 1939 and 1945, including the clearest historical example of genocide, the attempt to annihilate Europe’s Jewish population in the Holocaust. Notes: Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective

HIST 550 - Special Topics in History (3).
Description: Advanced in-depth consideration of specific topics of particular concern within history. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit under different topics. Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective

HIST 550H - Special Topics in History
Approved Titles: History of Western U S World Over 1000 Years Gandhi Life and Times of Abraham Lincoln 20th Century Britain

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective

HIST 554 - Women in Modern China (3).
Description: This course explores aspects of Chinese women¿s lives from the mid-19th century to the present, with particular focus on women¿s family roles and socioeconomic activities, the sources and development of their agency, and the women¿s rights movement. Themes include women and modernity, women and the state, and women and family. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Africa, Asia & Latin Am Elect

HIST 555 - Chinese Foreign Relations (3).
Description: This course explores China¿s foreign relations and foreign policy from the mid-19th to the 21st centuries, with particular focus on the conflicts among different notions of world order. Themes include nationalism and internationalism, the Unequal Treaties from the mid-19th century to 1949, Mao Zedong¿s foreign policy, and China¿s rise in the late 20th century. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Africa, Asia & Latin Am Elect

HIST 560 - The History of Mexico and Central America (3).
Description: The study of the social, economic and diplomatic evolution of Mexico and Central America from the colonial period to the present. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective

HIST 560H - The History of Mexico and Central America (3).
Description: The study of the social, economic and diplomatic evolution of Mexico and Central America from the colonial period to the present. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Historical Perspective

HIST 561 - The History of the Caribbean (3).
Description: The study of socioeconomic and political trends of the major islands in the Caribbean Sea from the colonial period to the present. Notes: Cross-listed with AAMS 561. Offered variable times. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective

HIST 590 - Capstone Seminar in History (3).
Description: This capstone course is required of all history majors, preferably in the senior year. Students will conduct extensive research in both primary and secondary sources, write a substantial research paper (at least twenty pages), lead class discussions, and present the results of their research and defend their theses orally, much as professional historians do at a conference. In sum, students will utilize the skills they have learned as history majors and Winthrop undergraduates to produce a substantial piece of historical research. Notes: Limited to History majors only. Offered fall and spring. Prerequisites: Undergraduate history majors who have completed HIST 300 with a grade of C or better. Prerequisite for all 300 and 500 level courses is History: Sophomore status or permission of the Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

History Department

Course Attributes:
Capstone Course

HIST 599 - General History Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 601 - Academic Internship to History (3).
Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Open to majors only. Permission of chair, Department of History.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Internship

History Department

HIST 602 - Graduate Research in History (3).
Description: This course provides an opportunity to engage in intensive, individual historical research under the guidance of a member of the graduate history faculty. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit. Permission of Graduate Director required. Offered on demand. Prerequisites: Graduate Status and permission of the History Graduate Program director.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

History Department

HIST 603 - History Colloquium I (3).
Description: An advanced survey and historiographical study of a specific historical field that includes an in-depth analysis of a broad array of primary and secondary sources. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

History Department

HIST 604 - History Colloquium II (3).
Description: An advanced survey and historiographical study of a specific historical field that includes an in-depth analysis of a broad array of primary and secondary sources. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

History Department

HIST 610 - Great Issues in American History (3).
Description: Advanced in-depth consideration of special topics in American history. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit under different topics. Offered variable times.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

History Department

HIST 612 - History of Education (3).
Description: A graduate-level seminar on the role of education in American society from the colonial period to the present.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

History Department

HIST 614 - Colonial and Revolutionary America (3).
Description: A survey of US history from cultural contact between Indians and Europeans through the era of the American Revolution.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

History Department

HIST 624 - Special Topics in History for Social Studies Educators (3).
Description: Selected topics in content, teaching methodology, and social studies education research with application to grades K-12 classrooms. Notes: May be retaken for additional credits as topics vary. Focus topic will be designated on the transcript. May not be used in the MA in History degree program.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

History Department

HIST 625 - 20th-Century U S Foreign Policy (3).
Description: A graduate seminar which focuses on 20th-century foreign policy in the United States. Notes: Offered variable times.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

History Department

HIST 640 - Great Issues in Modern European History (3).
Description: Advanced in-depth consideration of special topics in modern European history. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit under different topics. Offered variable times.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

History Department

HIST 650 - Great Issues in Asian History (3).
Description: An introduction to current scholarship and historiographic trends on comparative issues in modern Asian history. The focus of the course will shift to reflect changes in scholarship. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit under different topics. Offered variable times.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

History Department

HIST 655C - Traveling Seminar in History (3).
Description: An introduction, overview, and in depth study of a particular country or region which will accompany a study tour of the same region. Notes: Course may be repeated. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

History Department

HIST 695 - Thesis (3).
Description: Conduct advanced research in both primary and secondary sources on a specific historical topic and complete a draft of a thesis chapter. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Permission of a committee comprised of the chair, graduate director, and an additional member of the Department of History; submission of a prospectus and preliminary bibliography approved by that committee.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Thesis

History Department

HIST 696 - Thesis (3).
Description: Continue advanced research and writing, culminating in the completion of a thesis. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of HIST 695; permission of chair, Department of History.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Thesis

History Department

HIST 699 - General History Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

History Department


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