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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 101 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 515H - 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 570 - International Service Learning in History (3).
Description: Study history of particular country or region while performing service learning abroad. Offered variable times. Prerequisite: Sophomore status. Notes: May be repeated for a total of 6 credit hours. Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

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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 590H - 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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