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History

HIST 1301 - United States to 1865 (3 credits)

Survey of political, social, and economic history from period discovery to Reconstruction Era. (TCCN) Offered: Fall, Spring.

HIST 1302 - United States Since 1865 (3 credits)

Survey of political, social and economic history from Reconstruction Era to the present. (TCCN) Offered: Fall, Spring.

HIST 1355 - World History: People and Events to 1600 (3 credits)

Nature and uses of history, with emphasis on civilizations which developed to 1600; Renaissance world and Reformation given special attention. (TCCN: HIST 2311) Offered: Fall, Spring.

HIST 1356 - World History: Trends and Issues Since 1600 (3 credits)

Nature and uses of history, with focus on various isms, ideologies and types of government and economic structures which have evolved since 1600. (TCCN: HIST 2312) Offered: Fall, Spring.

HIST 2190-2690 Selected Issues In History (1-6 credits)

Introduction to specialized topics chosen by instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

HIST 3324 - History of Texas (3 credits)

Survey from the end of Hispanic period to early 20th century (concentration on the Anglo American colonization); period of the Republic, annexation and statehood; Civil War and Reconstruction; post-Civil War development. Offered: Spring.

HIST 3325 - Economic History of the United States (U.S. History) (3 credits)

National and regional economic development focusing on per capita income, dynamic entrepreneurship, technological leadership, economic growth factors, free-market economy and transitory welfare state; economic focus integrating U.S. history presented in HIST 1301 and HIST 1302. Prerequisites: HIST 1301, HIST 1302 or consent of instructor. Offered: Fall of even-numbered years.

HIST 3354 - Mexican-American Cultural History (Mexican/Latin American/Borderlands) (3 credits)

This group's role in and contribution to United States history, contact of cultures, acculturation process, artistic and literary manifestations of Chicano movement. Same as MAST 3354. Offered: Fall of odd-numbered years.

HIST 3360 - United States History Through Women's Eyes (U.S. History) (3 credits)

Examination of the strong current of change regarding the status of modern-day women; integration of historical material covered in HIST 1301 and HIST 1302. Same as WMST 3360. Prerequisites: HIST 1301, HIST 1302 or consent of instructor. Offered: Fall of odd-numbered years.

HIST 3370 - Special Issues In American History (U.S. History) (3 credits)

In-depth study of critical issues, problems and trends in political, social, religious or intellectual history of North America. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

HIST 4304 - Latin America: Past and Present (Mexican/Latin American/Borderlands) (3 credits)

Political, economic, social, cultural, and intellectual development of various republics starting with the Portuguese/Spanish empires and extending into the 20th century; problems, prospects, and international relations.

HIST 4322 - Spanish Borderlands in North America (Mexican/Latin American/Borderlands) (3 credits)

Spain's expansion from the Caribbean and Mexico into the present United States; colonization and development of New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, California, Florida, and Louisiana. Same as MAST 4322. Offered: Fall of even-numbered years.

HIST 5170-5370 Special Issues: World History (1-3 credits)

In-depths study of critical issues, problems and trends in European, Asian, or Third World political, social or intellectual history. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

HIST 5312 - Europe in the 19th Century (European) (3 credits)

Political, economic, social and cultural developments from end of Napoleonic War to outbreak of World War I. Prerequisites: HIST 1355, HIST 1356 or consent of instructor.

HIST 5314 - Contemporary Europe (European) (3 credits)

International developments from beginning of World War I to Cold War; including the road to war, peace settlements, rise of totalitarianism, World War II and postwar developments. Prerequisites: HIST 1355, HIST 1356 or consent of instructor. Offered: Fall of even numbered years.

HIST 5315 - Main Currents of Europe (European) (3 credits)

An in-depth study of the main intellectual movements in Europe during the 19th century. Treatment of particular intellectual trends will vary. Prerequisites: HIST 1355 , HIST 1356 or consent of instructor. Offered: Spring of even-numbered years.

HIST 5331 - Modern Japan (non-Western) (3 credits)

Analysis of issues facing modern Japan from the perspective of its political, economic, social and cultural history; topics include the U.S.-Japan relationship; Japan's world role, its restructuring of industry and trade; defense and rearmament; education reform; social welfare for a graying society. Offered: Fall of even-numbered years.

HIST 5335 - Historical Movements in 20th Century Europe (European) (3 credits)

Analysis of the five main ideologies of Europe during 19th and 20th centuries; emphasis on capitalism and communism; integration of knowledge contained in HIST 1355 , HIST 1356. Prerequisites: HIST 1355, HIST 1356 or consent of instructor. Offered: Fall of odd-numbered years.

HIST 5337 - Modern Asia (3 credits)

Survey of Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese civilizations; focus on changes in Asia after contact with the West in the 19th century; examines Asia's growing importance in world trade and politics. Offered: Spring of even-numbered years.

HIST 5360 - Arab World and Islamic Society Non-Western (3 credits)

Examination of the unity and diversity of the Arab and Islamic worlds. Historical and cultural background to Arab and Islamic relations with the West, especially the United States. Prerequisite: Advanced standing or consent of the instructor. Offered: Fall of odd-numbered years.

HIST 5380 - Historical Research, Writing, and Method (3 credits)

Research and writing seminar to prepare students for Senior Essay. Focus on finding, evaluating, interpreting, and organizing historical evidence in preparation for the senior essay and for becoming a practicing historian. Prerequisite: History or social studies majors and minors with junior or senior standing. Offered: Fall, Spring.

HIST 5381 - Senior Essay (3 credits)

Independent study for writing Senior Essay under supervision of a History Department faculty member. Prerequisite: HIST 5380. Offered: Fall, Spring.