Course Offerings

HIST 200A. Introduction to Graduate Writing and Historiography (3)
Introduction to the methods and skills of graduate writing. Introduction to the varieties of history writings from the ancient world to early modern times, focusing especially on major themes, approaches, and categories of history writing and authors. (Formerly HIST 200)

HIST 200B. Introduction to Graduate Research and Historiography (3)
Introduction to the methods and skills of graduate research. Introduction to the varieties of modern history writing, focusing especially on major theses, approaches, and categories of history writing, and major figures in modern historical debates. (Formerly HIST 200)

HIST 210T. Topics in United States History (3)
Intensive reading, analysis, and discussion of significant historical problems in United States history.

HIST 220T. Topics in European History (3)
Intensive examination of methodological and theoretical issues pertaining to the advanced study of diverse topics in European history.

HIST 230T. Topics in World History (3)
Intensive reading, analysis, and discussion of selected problems in world history.
Sample topic: Colonial Latin America. (View first page of syllabus as .jpg).

HIST 290. Independent Study (1-3; max total 6)
See Academic Placement -- Independent Study. Approved for RP grading.

HIST 292. Directed Readings (1-3; max total 3)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Readings on selected themes and topics in consultation with a faculty adviser.

HIST 296. Topics in History for Teachers (1-3; max total 3)
Integrates historical theory and "best practices" with practical historical knowledge and curricular development. Introduces teachers to historical resources and discusses history pedagogy to integrate current historical scholarship into intermediate and secondary history curricula.

HIST 297. Internship in History (1-3)
Supervised work experience in a history-related field. Provides occupational and professional experience as well as gives students an opportunity to discuss their experiences in a classroom setting.

HIST 298. Project (3)
Preparation, completion, and submission of an acceptable project for the MA teaching option.

HIST 299A-B. Thesis (3-3)
Prerequisite: see Criteria for Thesis and Project. Preparation, completion, and submission of an acceptable thesis for the master's degree. (A) Thesis design. (B) Thesis writing. A and B may be taken concurrently. Approved for RP grading.

HIST 300. Topics in History
(2; max total 8 if no topic repeated)

Selected topics in various fields of history, e.g., European, The Americas, United States, non-Western.