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Course ID:HIST 2040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Latinos/Latinas in the United States
Course
Description:
A history of the Latino peoples in the United States and in Georgia, their diversity and their contributions to United States culture and society.
Athena Title:Latinos/Latinas in the U.S.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 2051. 3 hours.
Course Title:Multiculturalism in Early America
Course
Description:
The multicultural reality of the American experience from the 1600s through the 1800s by examining the complex interactions of people of diverse races, ethnicities, classes, and gender in forging the American nation.
Athena Title:MULTICUL EARLY AMER
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFST) 2052. 3 hours.
Course Title:Multiculturalism in Modern America
Course
Description:
United States history since 1865 from a multicultural and multiethnic perspective. The course will emphasize social, cultural, and political dimensions of the American experience, paying particular attention to issues of race and ethnicity. Highlights the contributions of the many different peoples who make up America.
Athena Title:MULTICULTUR MOD AM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 2301. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Western Society to 1500
Course
Description:
An introduction to the premodern West, from the start of the written record up to the Age of Exploration. Explores the practices and priorities of a succession of different societies, highlighting how these behaviors and ideas manifested themselves in art, economy, ethnic identity, gender, government, philosophy, play, religion, and technology.
Athena Title:WEST SOC TO 1500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 2302. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Western Society Since 1500
Course
Description:
Western society from the Renaissance to the present day, emphasizing ideas, culture, and social change.
Athena Title:WEST SOC SINCE 1500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFST) 2501. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to African History to 1800
Course
Description:
History of Africa to 1800. Origins of agriculture, rise and growth of complex societies and states, spread and importance of Islam, trans-Saharan and Indian Ocean trade, rise of the Atlantic slave trade, and diaspora issues.
Athena Title:AFRICA TO 1800
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFST) 2502. 3 hours.
Course Title:Survey of African History Since 1800
Course
Description:
History of Africa from 1800. The European conquest and colonization of Africa and the development of colonial economies, African collaboration and resistance, development of ethnic and African political identities, anti-colonial wars, independence, and post-colonial politics.
Athena Title:AFRICA SINCE 1800
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 2600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Tradition and Change in East Asian History
Course
Description:
The civilizations and cultures of East Asia, from ancient times to the present, focusing on political and cultural interaction with the ancient, medieval, and modern worlds. Emphasis on peoples, processes and change, rather than chronology of events.
Athena Title:TRAD & CHANGE EA
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 2701H. 3 hours.
Course Title:World Civilizations I (Honors)
Course
Description:
The human community from ancient times to A.D. 1500, focusing on the interrelations of societies and cultures and comparing the experiences of peoples and civilizations with one another.
Athena Title:WORLD CIV I HONORS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 2701
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 2701. 3 hours.
Course Title:World Civilizations I
Course
Description:
The human community from ancient times to A.D. 1500, focusing on the interrelations of societies and cultures and comparing the experiences of peoples and civilizations with one another.
Athena Title:WORLD CIV I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 2702. 3 hours.
Course Title:World Civilizations II
Course
Description:
The human community from A.D. 1500 to the present, focusing on the interrelations of societies and cultures and comparing the experiences of peoples and civilizations with one another.
Athena Title:WORLD CIV II
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 2702H. 3 hours.
Course Title:World Civilizations II (Honors)
Course
Description:
The human community from A.D. 1500 to the present, focusing on the interrelations of societies and cultures and comparing the experiences of peoples and civilizations with one another.
Athena Title:WORLD CIV II HON
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 2702
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 2705. 3 hours.
Course Title:Refugees, Immigrants, and Deportable Workers: The Global History of International Migration
Course
Description:
Human migration is often described as a crisis or problem, but it has been around for millennia. Only the barriers to movement are new. This course considers the rise of restrictions and how various nations deal with issues such as rights, citizenship, and integration.
Athena Title:Global Migration
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 2710. 3 hours.
Course Title:Disease and Human History
Course
Description:
Beginning in the Paleolithic, this course will explore how disease and mortality changed with the invention of agriculture, contact between the Americas and the Old World, and the Industrial Revolution. It also explores the history and impact of diseases such as smallpox, malaria, the Black Death, tuberculosis, and AIDS.
Athena Title:Disease and Human History
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 2720. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Women’s and Gender History
Course
Description:
This introduction to women’s history offers an overview of the methods, themes, and questions of interest to historians of women’s and gender history. It also provides a brief survey of the history of women.
Athena Title:Intro Women and Gender History
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:United States Immigration History
Course
Description:
An introduction to the history of immigration in the United States. It will touch on many issues, including citizenship and immigrant rights, immigration policy, refugees, race, ethnicity and acculturation, U.S. borders, immigrant labor, and more.
Athena Title:U.S. Immigration History
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3020. 3 hours.
Course Title:United States Foreign Relations Since 1914
Course
Description:
A survey of American foreign relations since 1914.
Athena Title:US Foreign Relation Since 1914
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3030. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Canada
Course
Description:
The history of Canada from European settlement to the present day. Special attention will be given to political, constitutional, and economic developments.
Athena Title:HISTORY OF CANADA
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3050. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Indian History to 1840
Course
Description:
Explores the impact of colonization on Native Americans to 1840. The course will focus on the creative adaptations of Indians to the great changes unleashed by the meeting of the new and old worlds.
Athena Title:AM INDIANS TO 1840
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3051. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Indian History Since 1840
Course
Description:
Government policy towards Indians, but more importantly, exploration of how Native Americans themselves constructed their lives over the past 150 years. The readings give voice to Indians while at the same time providing a structured historical background.
Athena Title:AM INDIANS SNC 1840
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3055H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Natives and Newcomers: Encounters in Early America 1500-1800 (Honors)
Course
Description:
Exploration of the history of North America between 1500 and 1800, paying particular attention to the West, Native Americans, and the settlement and development of Spanish, French, and Russian colonies.
Athena Title:EARLY AMERICA
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3056H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Multicultural America (Honors)
Course
Description:
United States history from a multiracial perspective. Examines the roles American peoples of color and European Americans have played in the making of America. The course focuses on colonial times through the early twentieth century.
Athena Title:MULTICULTURAL AMER
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 2050H or HIST 2051 or HIST 2052 or HIST(AFST) 2052
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3056. 3 hours.
Course Title:United States Westward Expansion 1763-1850
Course
Description:
Examines the westward expansion of the United States from the end of the Seven Year War to the Compromise of 1850. Topics include the development of a national Indian policy, Lewis and Clark, the Mormon migration, Manifest Destiny, the California gold rush, and the West in the Civil War.
Athena Title:US WESTWARD EXPANSN
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3057. 3 hours.
Course Title:American West since 1850
Course
Description:
Explores the American West from 1850-present. Topics include the building of the trans-continental railroad, the American plains, Indian policy and wars, mining and agriculture, the purchase of Alaska, tourism in the 20th century, and the effects of World War II and the Cold War on the West.
Athena Title:AMER WEST SNC 1850
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Colonial and Revolutionary America
Course
Description:
Native American, African, and European interactions; warfare, labor systems, cultures, and societies; empire building and colonial political structures; the American Revolution and the formation of the United States.
Athena Title:COLONIAL REV AMER
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3071. 3 hours.
Course Title:Origins of Modern America
Course
Description:
Economic, social, diplomatic, and political trends in the United States, 1877-1917.
Athena Title:THE US 1877-1917
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3072. 3 hours.
Course Title:The United States Between the Wars, 1914-1945
Course
Description:
The shifting patterns of political, economic, cultural, and social development in the United States as the nation confronted prosperity, depression, and war.
Athena Title:U S 1914-1945
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3073. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern America, 1945 to Present
Course
Description:
Social, economic, diplomatic, and political trends in the United States during the post-World War II era.
Athena Title:AMER 1945-PRESENT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3080H. 3 hours.
Course Title:America and the World (Honors)
Course
Description:
Selected aspects of United States relations with the world in the twentieth century.
Athena Title:AMERICA AND WORLD
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3085. 3 hours.
Course Title:United States Women's History to 1865
Course
Description:
Women's experiences in the United States from the arrival of Europeans on the North American continent to the Civil War. Women's life experiences within the context of larger historical changes in the United States. Women's history as an integral part of American social history and as a unique subject of historical investigation.
Athena Title:U.S. WOMEN TO 1865
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3086. 3 hours.
Course Title:United States Women's History from 1865 to the Present
Course
Description:
Women's experiences in the United States since the Civil War. Women's live experiences within the context of larger historical changes in the United States. Women's history as an integral part of American social history and as a unique subject of historical investigation.
Athena Title:US WOMEN 1865-PRES
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 4080/6080
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3090. 3 hours.
Course Title:The American South
Course
Description:
Major themes and issues in southern history from Jamestown through the l980s. Topics will include colonial settlement, frontier expansion, slavery, the Civil War and Reconstruction, Populism, Jim Crow, the New South, the civil rights movement, and Sunbelt development.
Athena Title:THE AMERICAN SOUTH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGL(HIST) 3100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to British Culture I
Course
Description:
This course considers the British Isles from a variety of perspectives: artistic, historical, political, environmental, and social, equipping students to pursue more sophisticated studies in British and Irish history, literature, and culture.
Athena Title:Intro to British Culture I
Nontraditional Format:You can expect to read a considerable number of short pieces of writing, to look at many images, to listen to much music, and to become familiar with maps and dates and poems, with sheep and castles and trades unions, with loughs and lochs and Locke. The texts covered – from the fields of history, literature, religion, and culture – will range from the Roman occupation of Britain (c. 55 B.C.) to the present day. English 3100 also serves as the gateway course for the certificate in British and Irish Studies.
Prerequisite:ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102E or ENGL 1103 or ENGL 1050H or ENGL 1060H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFAM) 3101. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Early African American Experience
Course
Description:
The African background of African Americans, the institution of slavery, the development of the African American community institutions, and African American participation in and impact on the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Athena Title:EARLY AFR AME EXPER
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFAM) 3102. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern African American Experience
Course
Description:
The twentieth-century struggle for civil rights, black identity, and self-determination. The response to industrialism and urbanization. The role of black institutions and political organizations. The philosophy and tactics of accommodation, integration, and separatism.
Athena Title:MOD AFR AMER EXPER
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3120. 3 hours.
Course Title:The History of American Business
Course
Description:
Examination of the history of American business and entrepreneurship in the United States from the colonial era to the present. Topics covered include the history of the corporation, the evolution of managerial practices, business relations with government and labor, business and technology, as well as business and the law.
Athena Title:History of American Business
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RELI(HIST) 3150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Religion in the United States
Course
Description:
The significant developments in American religious history and thought from Puritanism to the present with attention to the social and cultural contexts in which various religious movements arose.
Athena Title:RELIGION IN US
Prerequisite:Junior standing or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3160. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Environmental History
Course
Description:
The historical interactions between Americans and the natural environment from before European exploration and settlement until the present. The course particularly focuses on how nature has shaped human history, how humans have transformed the natural world, and how ideas about nature have changed over time.
Athena Title:AMER ENVIRON HIST
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3160H. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Environmental History (Honors)
Course
Description:
The history of Americans' interaction with the environment, from the Ice Age to the present day. Topics include native and colonial American land use, the rise of industrial capitalism, nature and the Civil War, Progressive conservation, and the postwar environmental movement.
Athena Title:AMER ENVIRON HIST
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 3160
Nontraditional Format:This course differs from the non-Honors version by requiring more intense reading (full-length, graduate-level books), more writing (longer reading analyses and a longer final paper), and more discussion (20 per cent of the final grade is based on discussion).
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3170. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of American Cities
Course
Description:
A history of the planning, development, and growth of American cities. In addition to studying the built environment, this course will examine American attitudes and perceptions of urban spaces from the colonial period to the present. The impact of transportation, technology, and immigration on American cities will also be considered.
Athena Title:HIST AMER CITIES
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(LACS) 3220H. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Mexico (Honors)
Course
Description:
Mexican history from pre-Aztec times to the modern era. Pre- Columbian Mexico, the era of Spain's colonial rule (1519-1810), the struggle for independence, and the turbulent years of post- independence chaos will be covered. Also, the Juárez years (1855-1872), the long reign of Porfírio Díaz, and the epic Mexican Revolution, its effects and aftermath leading up to the present day.
Athena Title:HISTORY OF MEXICO
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 3220
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(LACS) 3220. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Mexico
Course
Description:
Mexican history and culture from pre-Columbian times to the present.
Athena Title:HISTORY OF MEXICO
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(LACS) 3230. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Brazil
Course
Description:
Brazilian history and culture from pre-Columbian times to the present.
Athena Title:History of Brazil
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 3230I, LACS 3230I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(LACS) 3230I. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Brazil
Course
Description:
Brazilian history and culture from pre-Columbian times to the present. How Brazil and its people have been shaped by colonialism, economic cycles of boom and bust, slavery, regional cleavages, shifts from monarchical to republican to dictatorial to democratic forms of government, and incomplete attempts to expand access to prosperity and political power.
Athena Title:History of Brazil
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 3230, LACS 3230
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3240. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Caribbean Area
Course
Description:
The islands and Caribbean periphery from pre-Columbian times to the present. European intrusion and settlement, plantation societies and economies, slavery and slave rebellion, nineteenth- and twentieth-century political and economic developments, and United States policy. Approximately one-third of the course will focus on the period after World War II.
Athena Title:THE CARIBBEAN AREA
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3270. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Argentina and Chile in the 20th Century
Course
Description:
A comparative study of contemporary Argentina and Chile, this course surveys the process of state formation and the issues of labor, gender, human rights, and popular culture in those two countries. Special emphasis will be put on the 1970s and 80s dictatorships and the development of Human Rights movements.
Athena Title:HIST ARGENTIN/CHILE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3330. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Middle Ages
Course
Description:
A history of the political, economic, intellectual, and environmental changes across Europe and the Mediterranean, from the expansion and contraction of the Roman Empire to the tragedies and transformation of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
Athena Title:MIDDLE AGES
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3340. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Age of Renaissance and Reformation
Course
Description:
The two great intellectual movements of early modern Europe: the Renaissance and the Reformation. The religious and social context in which the developments associated with these movements took place, as well as their impact on European society.
Athena Title:AGE RENAISS & REFOR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3350. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Age of Absolutism: Rulers, Subjects, Citizens
Course
Description:
The rise of the modern European state and its impact on society and culture from 1600 to 1789. Themes include kingship and state formation, popular revolt, aristocratic culture, Enlightenment social thought, and the collapse of the Old Regime.
Athena Title:AGE OF ABSOLUTISM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3390. 3 hours.
Course Title:Germany Since 1789
Course
Description:
Germany from 1789 through the Revolutions of 1848, German unification, the Wilhelminian Reich, World War I, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich, World War II, division, and reunification.
Athena Title:GERMANY SINCE 1789
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern Italy
Course
Description:
The eighteenth-century beginnings of the movement for unification to the present, with particular emphasis on the distinctiveness of the Italian experience in culture, society, and politics.
Athena Title:MODERN ITALY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3400H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern Italy (Honors)
Course
Description:
The history of Italy from the eighteenth century to the present. Topics include the Italian Enlightenment, the impact of the French Revolution and Napoleon on Italy, the Risorgimento and Italian unification, Liberal Italy, Italian Fascism, postwar Italian politics, society, economy, and culture.
Athena Title:MOD ITALY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 3400
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3490. 3 hours.
Course Title:European Encounter with Islam
Course
Description:
Examines the contested encounter between Europe and the Islamic World, from the medieval period until the present day. Topics will include the origins of Christianity and Islam; conquest and reconquest in the medieval era; the Habsburg-Ottoman rivalry; Orientalism; and the Christian-Muslim frontier in the modern period.
Athena Title:EURO ENCOUNTR ISLAM
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFST) 3500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Seventeenth Through Nineteenth-Century Southern Africa
Course
Description:
Social, political, and economic changes in southern African societies (South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique) as they assimilated non-African peoples, their ideas, and material culture. Independent, viable and adaptable, Africans engaged Portuguese, British, Boers, and Germans as they competed for land, cattle, and trade.
Athena Title:SO AFRICA 1600-1902
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFST) 3520. 3 hours.
Course Title:Decolonization in Africa
Course
Description:
Examines decolonization in Africa, particularly the dissolution of the European Empires. Beginning with the post-WWII movement, it explores multiple factors, such as nationalism, the role of the U.N. and the U.S., and postcolonial states, to understand the transition from a world of empire to one of nation-states.
Athena Title:DECOLONIZATION
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFST) 3530. 3 hours.
Course Title:Women in Sub-Saharan Africa
Course
Description:
Women's social, economic, spiritual, and political contributions to African history from precolonial to contemporary times. Emphasizing African women, it also addresses European and Asian women immigration. Women's interpretations of their identities, social worlds, and experiences, recognizing their essential role in African societies.
Athena Title:WOM IN SUB-SAH AFRI
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFST) 3540. 3 hours.
Course Title:Africa in the World Wars
Course
Description:
The history and historiography of the African participation in the first and second World Wars. Africans participated in the European, Asian, and African theaters of the wars. Examination of themes such as European imperialism, racism, and African anti-colonial resistance.
Athena Title:AFR IN WORLD WARS
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3570H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Religion, Nationalism, and Revolution in the Middle East, 1900 to the Present (Honors)
Course
Description:
Evolution of religious, nationalist, and cultural identities in the region of the Modern Middle East and their contribution to political revolutions throughout the twentieth century.
Athena Title:REL NAT REV M EAST
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 3560
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3580. 3 hours.
Course Title:Egypt: Mother of Civilization
Course
Description:
Political and cultural history of Egypt from the medieval era up to the present. Examining the history of education in Egypt, Egyptian women, the growth of feminism, and Cairo as an international metropolis, with a look at Egypt's experiences with colonialism and relationship with the rest of Africa, particularly Sudan.
Athena Title:EGYPT MOTHER OF CIV
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3601. 3 hours.
Course Title:Premodern Japan: Foundations of Culture and State
Course
Description:
Ancient and medieval Japan, focusing on the institutional and cultural foundations of the Japanese state.
Athena Title:PREMODERN JAPAN
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3602. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern Japan: From Shogun to Superpower
Course
Description:
Early modern and modern Japan: the transformation of Japan from an isolationist, agrarian country to a military giant, to a broken and defeated nation, to an economic superpower.
Athena Title:MODERN JAPAN
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3670H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Chinese Civilization (Honors)
Course
Description:
Major sources, ideas, and institutions of Chinese tradition.
Athena Title:INTRO CHINESE CIV
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3680H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Communist China (Honors)
Course
Description:
The rise of Communism in China. The collapse of the "old order," Marxism and Maoism, the Chinese Civil War, the establishment of the PRC, the Great Leap Forward, the Great Proletarian Revolution, the Deng Xiaoping era, among other topics.
Athena Title:COMMUNIST CHINA
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3690. 3 hours.
Course Title:East Asian Cities: Urban Life in Premodern and Modern China and Japan
Course
Description:
A survey of the history of urbanism in East Asia through five cities: Han and Tang Chang’an, Song Kaifeng, Ming-Qing Beijing, and Tokugawa-era Edo, and their transformation into contemporary megacities. Readings will focus on the lives of everyday people, exploring the urban experience through visual and material culture.
Athena Title:East Asian Cities
Prerequisite:Any 2000-level HIST course
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3710. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Atlantic World, 1450-1750: Exchange, Conquest, and Empire
Course
Description:
Examination of the shared history of Europe, Africa, and the Americas during the period of colonization and globalization. Between the era of exploration and the age of revolutions, these civilizations interacted through conquest, trade, emigration, and cultural exchange, giving rise to a distinctly Atlantic world.
Athena Title:The Atlantic World I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 4710, HIST 6710
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3720H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Seminar in Comparative History (Honors)
Course
Description:
An undergraduate research seminar focusing on topics from a comparative perspective.
Athena Title:SEM COMP HIS
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3740. 3 hours.
Course Title:Disease and Human History
Course
Description:
An exploration of the juncture between disease and society. The course emphasizes major demographic events: the epidemiological shifts of the Neolithic and Industrial ages, the “Columbian Exchange” of diseases, and the Black Death. It also explores the history and impact of diseases such as smallpox, malaria, tuberculosis, and AIDS.
Athena Title:Disease and Human History
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3760. 3 hours.
Course Title:The History of Racism
Course
Description:
A history of racism exploring the ideology’s association with slavery and other forms of oppression. Examination of ethnic and racial representations in ancient Greek, Roman, and Judaic texts, then the medieval and modern periods, ending with nineteenth-century pseudo-scientific racism and the Nazi Holocaust.
Athena Title:History of Racism
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spatial History I
Course
Description:
History happens in place as well as time. Experiential, collaborative research projects will allow students to map history, deploying concepts and techniques for thinking spatially about the nature of political, social, economic, and cultural change over time.
Athena Title:Spatial History I
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 3910H. 3 hours.
Course Title:What is History? (Honors)
Course
Description:
A colloquium-style, readings and discussion course exploring the nature and objectives of History as a field and the various approaches historians bring to their crafts.
Athena Title:WHAT IS HISTORY
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4000/6000. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Studies in American History
Course
Description:
A special subject not otherwise offered in the history curriculum. Topics, methodology, and instructors vary from semester to semester. Representative topics include "Women in the American South," "Religion in America's Public Schools," "Food and Power," "Women, Private Property, & the State," "Marx and Marxist History," and "Slave Religions."
Athena Title:STUDIES IN AM HIST
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4020/6020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Food and Power in American History
Course
Description:
The social, political, and environmental history of food production and consumption in America since the colonial era. Topics include the "beef trust," class/gender/race in rural landscapes, hunters and poachers, the "chicken of tomorrow," convenience and fast foods, the Green Revolution, and genetically modified foods.
Athena Title:FOOD & POWER
Prerequisite:HIST 2111 or HIST 2112
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4025/6025. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Material Culture, 1650-1950
Course
Description:
American material culture from 1650 to 1950. Explores manmade objects and their relationship to United States history. Topics include architecture, gardens, decorative arts, textiles, metalwork, cemeteries, jewelry, painting, sculpture, photographs, and prints.
Athena Title:AMER MAT CULT URE
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4026/6026. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Public History in Washington, D.C.
Course
Description:
An examination of the history and practices of public history in the nation’s capital. Students will study the history of major cultural institutions in Washington, D.C., and interact with public history professionals to review contemporary issues in the field. Course meets in Washington, D.C., as part of a summer program.
Athena Title:Public History Washington D.C.
Prerequisite:Any 2000-level HIST course
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4027/6027. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Museums, Parks, and Monuments
Course
Description:
An examination of the history and practices of museums, parks, and public monuments in the United States. Making use of the campus and its collections, students will investigate the presentation of history at UGA. Students will also create a temporary exhibition using on-campus collections.
Athena Title:History of American Museums
Prerequisite:Any 2000-level HIST course
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4028. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Capitalism in Early America
Course
Description:
Survey of the cultural and social history of capitalism from initial settlement through Reconstruction. Topics include class formation, religion and capitalism, politics and development, capitalists and con men and women, economic development, money and rise of the financial system, and free labor systems and slavery.
Athena Title:US Capitalism to 1877
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4029/6029. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Capitalism in Modern America
Course
Description:
Survey of the economic, social, and cultural history of capitalism from 1877 to the present. Topics include class formation, industrialization, the currency debates, railroads, mass production, labor unrest and unions, the Great Depression, New Deal, World War II, deindustrialization, and the growing importance of the financial sector.
Athena Title:CAPITALISM SNC 1877
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4030H. 3 hours.
Course Title:The American Dream in an Age of Global Capital, 1865-2020 (Honors)
Course
Description:
Exploration of the struggles and achievements of the workers, managers, consumers, politicians, intellectuals, and social activists who have defined and redefined the American Dream. Readings investigate the interconnections of American society with global labor migration, corporate expansion and transnational commerce, and the perils and promises of free enterprise.
Athena Title:AMERICAN DREAM
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4035/6035. 3 hours.
Course Title:Race, Gender, and Empire
Course
Description:
Analyzes racial and gender ideologies in American expansion, 1607-1989: race-based slavery; narratives of captivity among American Indian tribes; literature of the frontier; turn-of-the-century segregation and imperial conquest; Cold War sex panic; understandings of Asia from 1941 through the Vietnam era; United States interests in the Middle East.
Athena Title:RACE GENDER EMPIRE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4040/6040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Working Class America
Course
Description:
Using fiction and film as well as traditional texts, the history of working-class women and men in the United States. The emphasis will be on the everyday lives of the laborers--what they did at work and at home, in the union hall, and on the picket line.
Athena Title:WORKING CLASS AMER
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4050/6050. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:American Lives
Course
Description:
Biographies and autobiographies to explore a variety of themes and issues in American history. Emphases will differ depending on instructor: focus may be nineteenth century, twentieth century, women, race, southern autobiography, etc.
Athena Title:AMERICAN LIVES
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFAM) 4055/6055. 3 hours.
Course Title:Historical Survey of African American Thought
Course
Description:
This course examines representative works of such nineteenth- and twentieth-century social, cultural, and political thinkers as Frederick Douglass, Cornel West, Anna J. Cooper, and Angela Davis among other outstanding women and men who have contributed significantly to the intellectual life of the African American community.
Athena Title:SURV AFR AM THOUGHT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4060/6060. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Legal History
Course
Description:
American legal thought, institutions, and education, focusing on the impact of social, political, and economic forces on the legal system. The English background, colonial period, legal foundations of the new nation, and the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Athena Title:AMER LEGAL HISTORY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4065/6065. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of American Medicine to 1865
Course
Description:
Medicine in America from the late 1400s to the end of the Civil War. Topics include the exchange of diseases between the Old and New Worlds, medical theories and therapies, medical education and institutions, epidemics and public health, women as patients and practitioners, and medicine on the plantation and battlefield.
Athena Title:HIST AM MED TO 1865
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4066/6066. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of American Medicine, 1865 to the present
Course
Description:
Major transformation in American medicine from the late nineteenth century to the present. Topics include the role of psychiatry in criminal trials, public reactions to epidemic diseases, medical experimentation on human subjects, alternative medical approaches, the economics of health care.
Athena Title:AM MED SNC 1865
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4066H. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of American Medicine, 1865 to the Present (Honors)
Course
Description:
Major transformation in American medicine from the late nineteenth century to the present. Topics may include public reactions to epidemic diseases, medical experimentation on human subjects, alternative medical approaches, the economics of health care, technology in medicine, and the experiences of health care providers.
Athena Title:AM MED SNC 1865
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 4066/6066
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4067/6067. 3 hours.
Course Title:Technology in American Culture
Course
Description:
Social and cultural histories of technology in the United States from the pre-colonial era to the present. Topics include mass communications and entertainment, industrialization, modernism, food production and consumption, national identity, and the environment.
Athena Title:TECH & AMER CULTURE
Prerequisite:HIST 2111 or HIST 2112
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4068/6068. 3 hours.
Course Title:The American Revolution
Course
Description:
Analysis of the political, military, social, and economic history of British North America and the United States between 1765 and 1815. Emphasis on the origins of the Revolution, the destructive civil war that ensued, and the controversies over the Confederation and the Constitution.
Athena Title:AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Prerequisite:2000-level HIST course
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4070H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Jeffersonian and Jacksonian America (Honors)
Course
Description:
History of the United States from the early republic through the antebellum period, with emphasis on territorial expansion, industrialization, the first and second political systems, and the emergence of the sectional crisis.
Athena Title:JEFFERSONIAN AMER
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 4070/6070
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4070/6070. 3 hours.
Course Title:Jeffersonian and Jacksonian America
Course
Description:
History of the U.S. from the early republic through the antebellum period, with emphasis on territorial expansion, industrialization, the first and second political systems, and the emergence of the sectional crisis.
Athena Title:JEFFERSONIAN AMER.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4071/6071. 3 hours.
Course Title:Antebellum South
Course
Description:
A chronological and thematic history of the South from Spanish exploration and Jamestown's settlement through the secession crisis of l860-1861, with an emphasis on the social, cultural, economic, and political aspects of southern life in the colonial and antebellum periods.
Athena Title:ANTEBELLUM SOUTH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4072/6072. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Civil War Period of American History
Course
Description:
The origin, conduct, and legacy of the war and the impact of the conflict upon peoples and institutions.
Athena Title:U S CIVIL WAR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4073/6073. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Era of Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Course
Description:
The process of reunion, especially in the American South, with emphasis upon the experience of African Americans.
Athena Title:RECONSTRUCTION ERA
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4074/6074. 3 hours.
Course Title:The South Since Reconstruction
Course
Description:
Economic, social, cultural, and political developments in the South since Reconstruction.
Athena Title:SOUTH SINCE 1877
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4076/6076. 3 hours.
Course Title:Understanding Southern Culture
Course
Description:
The historical, racial, economic, political, musical, and literary dots that constitute the matrix of southern cultural identity. There will be substantial emphasis on readings, and in addition to more traditional historical content, assignments and classroom discussions will also incorporate music, literature, and folk culture.
Athena Title:SOUTHERN CULTURE
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4080/6080. 3 hours.
Course Title:Politics of Gender in United States History
Course
Description:
Representations of women's power historically, evaluated critically in terms of gender, race, and class.
Athena Title:POLITICS OF GENDER
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4082. 3 hours.
Course Title:Popular Music and Civic Identity in American History
Course
Description:
American popular music from the 1830s through the late twentieth century, focusing on popular music as an arena for debate about civic identity, involving an extraordinary range of Americans. Course topics and sub-themes include African- American, Euro-American, and Latin-American influences, the business of popular music, gender, and countercultures.
Athena Title:POP MUSIC AMER HIST
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4085/6085. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Intellectual and Cultural History to 1865
Course
Description:
Survey of the intellectual and cultural history of America from its colonial origins to 1865.
Athena Title:AM INTELLEC TO 1865
Prerequisite:Junior student standing
Pre or Corequisite:HIST 2111 or 2111H or HIST 2112 or HIST 2112H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4086/6086. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Intellectual and Cultural History II, 1865-1945
Course
Description:
American intellectual and cultural history from 1865-1945. Explores ideas and culture in America in the period following the Civil War through the end of World War II.
Athena Title:AM INTELL 1865-1945
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4090/6090. 3 hours.
Course Title:DEATH: A Human History
Course
Description:
DEATH is a roving, reading-intensive, discussion- and activity-based course that provides a topical tour of the history of death and dying from the Neanderthals to now. Students are expected to participate vividly in class projects and to be less dead at the end of term.
Athena Title:DEATH: A Human History
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4091/6091. 3 hours.
Course Title:Problems in American Foreign Policy, 1776-Present
Course
Description:
Selected problems related to United States foreign policy.
Athena Title:PROB FOREIGN PLCY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4092/6092. 3 hours.
Course Title:The United States in the Era of the Cold War
Course
Description:
The political, diplomatic, military, and social history of the United States during the era of the Cold War (1946-1992).
Athena Title:COLD WAR U S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4094/6094. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Vietnam War
Course
Description:
The political, military, and diplomatic aspects of the Vietnam War, from the French involvement in the 1940s and 1950s to the United States departure in 1973 and the fall of Saigon in 1975.
Athena Title:THE VIETNAM WAR
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4100/6100. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Georgia
Course
Description:
Using historical scholarship, biography, and film, the Georgia past from pre-history to the present. Themes of race, class, and modernization in the development of Georgia; special emphasis on the lives of everyday Georgians at various points in history.
Athena Title:HISTORY OF GEORGIA
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4110/6110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Multicultural Georgia
Course
Description:
The history of the state, with an emphasis on its racial, ethnic, religious, gender, and regional diversity, to be examined through historical documents, novels, short stories, folklore, memoirs, music, and film.
Athena Title:MULTICULT GEORGIA
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4110H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Multicultural Georgia (Honors)
Course
Description:
This course is designed to introduce students to the racial, ethnic, cultural, and regional diversity of Georgia. We will use both chronological and thematic approaches to explore Native Americans, Spanish explorers, the multi-ethnic origins of Savannah (Moravian, Salzburger, Jewish); black-white relations from slavery through civil rights; Appalachian culture; the urban Jewish experience, recent Latino immigration, etc.
Athena Title:MULTICULTURAL GA
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 4110/6110
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4120/6120. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Civil Rights Movement
Course
Description:
Examination of the history of the African-American civil rights movement in the United States during the middle of the twentieth century by focusing on the lives and struggles of ordinary people, black and white, who fought to overcome the legacy of racial and social inequality.
Athena Title:CIVIL RIGHTS MVMT
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4130H. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Slavery in Fact, Fiction, and Film (Honors)
Course
Description:
Exploration of the ways in which American slavery has been conveyed in American popular culture through the juxtaposition of scholarly work, novels and short stories, and film, ranging from the work of Harriet Beecher Stowe, William Faulkner, and Toni Morrison to that of Alex Haley and Steven Spielberg.
Athena Title:SLAV FACT FICT FILM
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIPR(HIST) 4160/6160. 3 hours.
Course Title:Public History and Technology
Course
Description:
From early film to twenty-first century gaming, innovators have turned to history for inspiration even as historians have looked to harness new media for their interpretive power. This course explores the interplay between spaces of the past and technologies used to present them.
Athena Title:Public History and Technology
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(LACS) 4200/6200. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Studies in Latin American History
Course
Description:
Special issues or topics in Latin American history not covered in a regular history course. Topics, methodology, and instructor vary from semester to semester. Representative topics include the Latin American revolutionary tradition, the wars of independence in the Americas, and Latin American wars.
Athena Title:STUDIES LAT AMER
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4220/6220. 3 hours.
Course Title:The United States and Latin America
Course
Description:
The political, economic, and cultural relations between the United States and Latin America from 1776 to the present. Spanish-American revolutions, the Monroe doctrine, United States expansionism, the Pan American system, United States intervention, the Good Neighbor policy, Latin America in the Cold War, and United States and Latin American revolutions.
Athena Title:U.S. AND LATIN AMER
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(LACS) 4230/6230. 3 hours.
Course Title:Supernatural Latin America: Readings on Witchcraft, Shamanism, and Popular Religion
Course
Description:
Exploration of the history of popular religions in Latin America since Pre-Columbian times. Readings include issues such as religion in the Andes, witchcraft and cult of the saints, African religions in Brazil, and shamanism in the Amazon. Analysis of the social, political, and gender dimensions of the religious experience.
Athena Title:SUPERNATL LAT AMERI
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(LACS) 4240/6240. 3 hours.
Course Title:Citizenship and Social Movements in Latin America and the Caribbean
Course
Description:
Examination of struggles surrounding assertions of citizenship rights in Latin America and the Caribbean since the eighteenth century. The readings trace moments in which women, migrants, and indigenous and colonized peoples transformed dominant understandings of the nation-state and political agency.
Athena Title:Citizenship in Latin America
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(LACS) 4250/6250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Race, Nation, and Popular Culture in Latin America
Course
Description:
Exploration of how Latin Americans see themselves through the lens of popular culture. Studying festivals, dances, theater, and a variety of forms of public performance serves the purpose of reflecting on the specific way Latin Americans have constructed race, gender, class, and nation. In addition, the course pursues the goal of introducing the students to different concepts and methodologies developed in the humanities and social sciences and applying them to specific Latin American cases.
Athena Title:POP CULT IN LAT AM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4300/6300. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Studies in European History
Course
Description:
Topical studies that vary by year and instructor. Topics might include "Art and Society in the Age of the Reformation," "War and Gender in Twentieth-Century Europe," "Society and Culture in the Medieval European City," and "Imperialism and Anti-imperialism in Modern Europe."
Athena Title:STUDIES IN EUR HIS
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4301/6301. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Studies in Middle Eastern History Pre-1600
Course
Description:
A special issue or topic not otherwise offered in the history curriculum. Topics, methodology, and instructors will vary from semester to semester. Representative topics include: "Tribes and States in the Pre-Modern Middle East" and "Marriage and the Family in Medieval Islam."
Athena Title:PREMOD MID EAST
Prerequisite:HIST 2701 or HIST 2702 or HIST 3330 or HIST 3561 or HIST 3562 or HIST 3564 or HIST 3580
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(CLAS) 4320/6320. 3 hours.
Course Title:Law and Society in the Greco-Roman World
Course
Description:
Law and its functions in ancient society from archaic Greece through the fifth century A.D. Includes discussion of Greek, Roman, and Christian legal codes, legal procedure, and the theory of law; also of law as a source for social history, especially issues of gender, class, crime, and the ancient economy.
Athena Title:ANCIENT LAW
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4330/6330. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Institutions of the Medieval West
Course
Description:
Topical studies of the social structures that shaped medieval European life and thought, and how those structures changed. The focal point changes yearly.
Athena Title:MEDIEV WEST INSTNS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4340/6340. 3 hours.
Course Title:Rebirth and Reinvention in Early Modern Europe
Course
Description:
European society in the context of pivotal social, political, and intellectual moments, from the growth of the Humanist movement to the military revolution. The goal is a better understanding of "turning points" in history, and their creation and definition.
Athena Title:REBIRTH IN MOD EUR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4350/6350. 3 hours.
Course Title:Material Culture and Consumer Society in Early Modern Europe
Course
Description:
Examines the origins of modern consumerism by looking at production and consumption in pre-industrial Europe. Treats the circulation, possession, and meaning of goods such as clothes, food, books, and objects of art. Themes include consumption as a sign of social status, popular and learned attitudes toward markets, and luxury.
Athena Title:MAT CULT & CONS SOC
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4360/6360. 3 hours.
Course Title:European Popular Culture
Course
Description:
The symbols, expressions, and entertainments that all Europeans drew upon from the wealthiest and best educated to the poorest and illiterate. Themes may include material culture, gender identities, folktales, reading practices, religion and worship, music and theatre. Taught as a seminar with extensive readings in primary and secondary sources.
Athena Title:EURO POPULAR CULTUR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(ENGL) 4380. 3 hours.
Course Title:London in the Age of Shakespeare
Course
Description:
In England, attitudes to political authority and social identity were challenged and transformed during the early modern period, as is evident, if somewhat nebulously, in Shakespeare's works. This course examines the city of London, 1590-1610, where such works were shaped and performed, as a crucial context for understanding these developments.
Athena Title:City of London, 1590-1610
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4400/6400. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Age of World Wars I and II
Course
Description:
The origins, course, nature, and consequences of World Wars I and II in Europe, 1870-1950.
Athena Title:The Age of World Wars I and II
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4410/6410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Nazism and Fascism in Europe, 1919-1945
Course
Description:
The two totalitarian movements, Italian Fascism and German National Socialism (Nazism), emphasizing the intellectual origins of antidemocratic impulses before and after 1919, the unique social and political factors present in each nation, the personalities of Hitler and Mussolini, and the growth of the totalitarian one-party state.
Athena Title:NAZISM AND FASCISM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4420/6420. 3 hours.
Course Title:Holocausts in History
Course
Description:
The Jewish Holocaust 1933-1945, emphasizing historical precedents and consequences. Traditional religious anti-Semitism, biologically-based racism, and extreme nationalism will be investigated as sources of modern genocidal behavior.
Athena Title:HOLOCAUSTS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4430/6430. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Science and Religion in Western Society
Course
Description:
The historical interaction of science and religion in Western Society from antiquity to the present. Key historical episodes include the rise of Greek natural philosophy, science in medieval Christendom and Islam, the Galileo affair, religion in the Enlightenment, the Darwinian challenge, and religious implicatons of modern physics.
Athena Title:HIST SCI & REL
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4440/6440. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Nuclear Age: Science, Bombs, and the World Order in the Twentieth Century
Course
Description:
An exploration of the role of nuclear energy and weapons in the history of the twentieth century, from the humble origins of the science of radioactivity and atomic nucleus, through the drama of World War II's race for the atomic bomb, to the nuclear-centered world politics and diplomacy of the Cold War.
Athena Title:HISTORY NUCLEAR AGE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4450/6450. 3 hours.
Course Title:Democracy in Modern Europe
Course
Description:
An exploration of the role of nuclear energy and weapons in the history of the twentieth century, from the humble origins of the science of radioactivity and atomic nucleus, through the drama of World War II's race for the atomic bomb, to the nuclear-centered world politics and diplomacy of the Cold War.
Athena Title:DEMOCRACY MOD EUR
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(HIST)(NAMS) 4470/6470. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Rise and Fall of the Southeastern Chiefdoms
Course
Description:
Development of the native societies of the southeastern United States, the exploration of the area by Spain in the sixteenth century, and the consequences of the meeting of the two peoples.
Athena Title:S E CHIEFDOMS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ANTH(HIST) 4470/6470
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(HIST) 4480/6480. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Indians of the Old South
Course
Description:
Social history of the native peoples of the southern United States from the beginnings of the Spanish missions and the English deerskin and slave trade through Indian removal.
Athena Title:INDIANS-OLD SOUTH
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFST) 4500/6500. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Studies in African History
Course
Description:
Topics in modern and ancient African history. Non-traditional methodologies and sources are combined to introduce students to emerging issues in African history.
Athena Title:STUDIES AFRICAN HIS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4520/6520. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Islam in Africa
Course
Description:
Examination of the history of Muslim Africa. The rise and spread of Islam as well as the European conquest and occupation. Examines issues of race, gender, and slavery and requires students to analyze primary sources and historical debates in formal essays.
Athena Title:ISLAM IN AFRICA
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4530/6530. 3 hours.
Course Title:The History of Orientalism
Course
Description:
Images and symbolism used by Europeans and Americans to define the Islamic Middle East. The history of the Middle East through representation--stereotypes, myths, fairy tales, novels, films, and news coverage--particularly the ramifications of these images on Western foreign policy towards the Islamic Middle East.
Athena Title:HIS OF ORIENTALISM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFST) 4540/6540. 3 hours.
Course Title:Conflict in Twentieth-Century Southern Africa
Course
Description:
South Africa's economic, political and military might has shaped other southern African societies (Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique) in the twentieth century. Reform and revolution which Africans and Europeans employed to regain and maintain African independence in the region.
Athena Title:AFR CONFLICT 20TH C
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFST) 4550/6550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Christianity and Colonialism in Africa
Course
Description:
Christianity was both ally and adversary to colonialism, threatening African "tradition" and aiding a vocal westernized elite which shaped independent African nations. African initiatives in Christian conversion, colonial Christianity, Africans in mission communities, mission education and westernized elites, independent African religious movements, and Christianity and African nationalism.
Athena Title:CHRISTIA/COL IN AFR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4560/6560. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Studies in Middle Eastern History since 1600
Course
Description:
A special issue or topic not otherwise offered in the history curriculum. Topics, methodology, and instructors will vary from semester to semester. Representative topics include: "Modern Shi'ism," "War and Society in the Modern Middle East," and "The Ottomans and Europe."
Athena Title:MID EAST SNC 1600
Prerequisite:HIST 2701 or HIST 2702 or HIST 3561 or HIST 3562 or HIST 3564 or HIST 3580
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4580/6580. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Arab-Israeli Conflict
Course
Description:
Exploration of the origins and development of the struggle for land between Jews and Palestinians, and how that struggle spread throughout the Arab Middle East. We will begin by exploring the growth of Zionism among Russian and European Jews in the nineteenth century as well as the beginnings of nationalism among Arabs in Palestine under the Ottoman Empire. From there we will continue with issues of statehood, nationalism, colonialism and the continuation of the conflict to today.
Athena Title:ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLI
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 4535/6535
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4600/6600. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Studies in Asian History
Course
Description:
A special issue or topic not otherwise offered in the history curriculum. Topics, methodology, and instructors will vary from semester to semester. Representative topics include "Japan and the Samurai," "Women, Gender and Family in Traditional Japan," and "Court and Countryside in Japan's Golden Age."
Athena Title:STUDIES ASIAN HIS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4610/6610. 3 hours.
Course Title:The World of the Samurai
Course
Description:
The evolution of Japan's warrior tradition from earliest times to the late nineteenth century. The role of warriors in society, the ethics and values of the samurai, and the nature of warfare as these developed and changed during the millennium that has become known as the Age of the Samurai.
Athena Title:WRLD OF THE SAMURAI
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4620/6620. 3 hours.
Course Title:Worlds Apart? China in the Early Modern World Economy
Course
Description:
Chinese economic history in world perspective, from the medieval commercial revolutions to the 19th-century crisis. The rise of European-dominated industrial capitalism was a reversal of long-term trends of a China-centered world system. A comparative approach will explain how the Chinese and European economic trajectories diverged between labor intensive commercialization and land-intensive capitalism.
Athena Title:CHINA IN WORLD ECON
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4630/6630. 3 hours.
Course Title:Japan: The Golden Age of the Imperial Court
Course
Description:
The world of Japan's late classical age, focusing on the culture, the social structure, and the political evolution of the imperial court.
Athena Title:JPN: IMPERIAL COURT
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4640/6640. 3 hours.
Course Title:Warriors and Warlords in Medieval Japan
Course
Description:
Japan's medieval world, focusing on the evolving political, social, and cultural make-up of the country from the 13th through the 16th centuries.
Athena Title:MEDIEVAL JAPAN
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4700/6700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Themes in Comparative History
Course
Description:
A special subject not otherwise offered in the history curriculum. Topics, methodology, and instructors vary from semester to semester.
Athena Title:THEMES IN COMP HIS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4710/6710. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Atlantic World, 1500-1800
Course
Description:
Examination of the shared history of Europe, Africa, and the Americas during the period of colonization and globalization. Between the era of exploration and the age of revolutions, these civilizations interacted through conquest, trade, emigration, and cultural exchange, giving rise to a distinctly Atlantic World.
Athena Title:ATLANTIC WORLD
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4730H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Marx and Marxist History (Honors)
Course
Description:
This course on Marx covers five issues: revolutions, the transition from feudalism to capitalism, industrial and monopoly capitalism, women and capitalism, and contemporary capitalism. Includes extensive readings from Marx and Engels along with selections from later Marxists.
Athena Title:MARX & MARXISM
Nontraditional Format:Course will be discussion intensive; there will not be formal lectures.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4750/6750. 3 hours.
Course Title:History and Film
Course
Description:
We are living in a post-literate age. Most people now get their history from films instead of books. How film, using a different vocabulary than that of books, recreates the past.
Athena Title:HISTORY AND FILM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(DIGI) 4760/6760. 3 hours.
Course Title:Hands-on Public History
Course
Description:
This experiential introductory course offers students opportunities to research and develop public history projects using primary and secondary sources. Students may create or contribute to digital projects, documentaries, exhibitions, walking tours and present their work in a public forum open to both the university and Athens communities.
Athena Title:Hands-on Public History
Prerequisite:Any 2000-level HIST course
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4800/6800. 3 hours.
Course Title:History Internship
Course
Description:
This course is for the history major who is accepted into an internship program to gain experience in an institution or organization and who wants to earn academic credit for history- related research work in conjunction with the internship. A scholarly research paper is required. Enrollment is subject to approval of the course application.
Athena Title:History Internship
Nontraditional Format:This course does not meet formally during the internship. The internship must be at least 240 hours during the semester to earn academic credit. Generally, students are expected to work 30-40 hours (full-time) during a semester internship. The student is expected to meet with the faculty instructor prior to the start of the internship and after the internship ends, and to communicate regularly with the faculty instructor.
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(PHIL) 4860/6860. 3 hours.
Course Title:History, History of Philosophy, Philosophy
Course
Description:
Historians and philosophers differ in the source of evidence and arguments they use and in the standards to which they appeal. Nonetheless, works in each of these fields raise questions relevant to the other field. The purpose of this course is to explore the main relationships between these two fields.
Athena Title:HIST AND PHILOSOPHY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDHI(HIST) 4900/6900. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of American College and University
Course
Description:
History of American colleges and universities from 1619 to the present. Major topics include student life, European antecedents, the nature of the university, the impact of religion, the rise of athletics, the culture of collegiate life, and the influence of society.
Athena Title:HIST AMER COL & UN
Prerequisite:HIST 2111 and HIST 2112
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4960/6960. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Readings in History
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READINGS
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4960H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Readings and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:DIR READINGS HONORS
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4970H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Readings and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READINGS
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4980H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Readings and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READINGS
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4990H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Thesis
Course
Description:
Individual research in the field of his/her major or in a closely related field.
Athena Title:HONORS THESIS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 4990
Nontraditional Format:Thesis course.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 4990. 3 hours.
Course Title:Senior Seminar in History
Course
Description:
Students research and write an original and substantial thesis under faculty mentorship. Students formulate their own research questions, identify and analyze primary sources, synthesize historiography, present and discuss their work as part of the research process, and explain the significance of their findings for understanding the past and present.
Athena Title:Senior Seminar in History
Nontraditional Format:This is a faculty-mentored course in which students research and write an original and in-depth thesis in the framework of a specific time period or theme (e.g., Race in the Twentieth- Century U.S., The Early Middle Ages, Nuclear Culture). Students independently formulate their own research questions, learn to use a research library in both its physical and digital holdings, identify and analyze primary sources, synthesize historiography, present and discuss their work in a group setting on a regular basis, explain the significance of their findings for understanding the past and present, and identify what questions still remain or follow from that research.
Prerequisite:One 3000- or 4000-level HIST course
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ESOC(HIST) 5020/7020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Teaching History
Course
Description:
Examination of ways in which historical scholarship can be incorporated into social studies teaching. Evaluation of materials and methods used to teach history in secondary and middle schools.
Athena Title:TEACHING HISTORY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 7000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HIST 7005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:GRAD STUDENT SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HIST 7200. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Area Colloquium
Course
Description:
Readings and discussions on major themes in the history and historiography of a geographical area. Time period and area will vary with the instructor.
Athena Title:AREA COLLOQUIUM
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HIST 7400. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Professional Development for Historians
Course
Description:
This professionalization seminar offers graduate students hands-on preparation for launching careers as historians in the academy and other settings. The course covers the trajectory of career development from conference paper submissions to job application dossiers.
Athena Title:Professional Development
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HIST 7900. 3 hours.
Course Title:Theory and Practice of History
Course
Description:
Methods of research and fundamental theoretical issues pertaining to practicing the science of history, with emphasis on the development of writing skills.
Athena Title:THEORY & PRACT HIS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 7920. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Independent Reading Colloquium
Course
Description:
Readings on major themes in the history and historiography of a geographical area or topic. Time period, area, and topic will vary with the instructor. Offered on request.
Athena Title:IND READING COL
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDHI(HIST) 8000. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of American Higher Education
Course
Description:
Development and scope of American higher education.
Athena Title:HIS AMER HIGHER ED
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8001. 3 hours.
Course Title:Teaching History in Colleges and Universities
Course
Description:
The variety of methods appropriate to instruction in college-level survey history courses. Students will develop syllabi and course materials in preparation for teaching their own surveys.
Athena Title:TEACHING HIST
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 7910
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HIST(AFAM) 8005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Colloquium in African American History
Course
Description:
Exploration of the rich and varied scholarship constituting the field of African American History. Examination of both the historical content of the assigned books and articles and the historiography. Possible topics include the Civil Rights Movement, United States Slavery, Black Feminism, Historical Memory, and Black Women in Nineteenth-Century America.
Athena Title:COLLOQ IN AFAM HIST
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST(AFAM) 7010
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8010. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Early American History
Course
Description:
A research seminar in early American history. Native Americans, Spanish and French borderlands, British settlement, elaboration of colonial institutions, colonial wars, the American Revolution, and the rise of the new nation.
Athena Title:SEM EARLY AMER HIS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8020. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Middle Period United States History
Course
Description:
A research seminar in which students should produce a potentially publishable paper upon some topic relating to the American South, the American Civil War, or Reconstruction.
Athena Title:SEM US 19TH CENT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8027. 3 hours.
Course Title:United States Women, Politics, and History
Course
Description:
This interdisciplinary course investigates reform and the changing meaning of gender from the Colonial to Post Modern period. An emphasis upon real rather than ideological politics is the focus of discussions of change and continuity. Other major themes include the meaning of politics and the evolution of women's politics.
Athena Title:US WOMEN POL HIS
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8030. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Recent United States History
Course
Description:
Social, intellectual, cultural, and political developments in United States history since 1900.
Athena Title:SEM RECENT US HIS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Colloquium in Southern History
Course
Description:
Focuses on historiographical analyses of key events and circumstances in southern history from slavery to the Sunbelt. Heavy emphasis on critical reading of secondary texts and historiographical writing.
Athena Title:COLLOQ IN SOHIST
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8050. 3 hours.
Course Title:State and Society in Modern America
Course
Description:
Major themes, historiographical debates, and methods in United States sociopolitical history since 1865.
Athena Title:US STATE & SOCIETY
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Colloquium in United States Cultural History
Course
Description:
Offers an in-depth examination of the major themes and debates in, as well as theories and methods of, American cultural history of the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries.
Athena Title:COLLOQ US CULTURE
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8100. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Early American Continent
Course
Description:
We have for generations conflated the British colonies with all of early America. This course instead explores the entire continent, from Sitka to St. Augustine, and all the people living there, including native peoples, Russians, Spanish, French, and British. Students will emerge with a clearer sense of the continuities and discontinuities in early American history and with a broad synthetic and comparative framework.
Athena Title:EARLY AM CONTINENT
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8220. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Colloquium in Latin American and Caribbean History
Course
Description:
Major themes and historiography in Latin American and Caribbean history from pre-Columbian times to the present.
Athena Title:COLL LAT AMER HIST
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 7220
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Seminar in Early Modern Europe
Course
Description:
Research seminar that will allow graduate students to work extensively on a particular theme in early modern European history, 1350-1815.
Athena Title:EUR SEM 1350-1815
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8320. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Nineteenth-Century European History
Course
Description:
Selected research topics in nineteenth-century European diplomatic, political, social, economic, and intellectual history. Topics vary.
Athena Title:SEM 19TH CENT EUR
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8330. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Twentieth-Century Europe
Course
Description:
Research in twentieth-century European history. Topics will vary according to the interests of the students and instructors.
Athena Title:SEM 20TH CEN EUROPE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8600. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Colloquium in Asian History
Course
Description:
Readings on and discussion of major issues in the history and historiography of Asia. Countries and periods of focus will vary from semester to semester.
Athena Title:COLL ASIAN HIST
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 7600
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8700. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Colloquium in Comparative History
Course
Description:
Readings and discussion of major topics in the theory and practice of comparative history.
Athena Title:COL LOQ IN COMP HIS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 7700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8705. 3 hours.
Course Title:Colloquium in World History
Course
Description:
Methods, traditions, concepts, and literature of world history.
Athena Title:COLL WORLD HISTORY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 7705 or HIST 8700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8710. 3 hours.
Course Title:Colloquium on Gender in History
Course
Description:
Recent scholarship on gender in a geographic area. The time period of the subject matter will vary with the instructor.
Athena Title:COLLOQ GENDR IN HIS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 7710
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8720. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Colloquium in Warfare in History
Course
Description:
The history of warfare in the context of the warring societies from ancient to modern times. Topics depend on interest of the instructor.
Athena Title:COLLOQ IN WAR HIS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 7720
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8750. 3 hours.
Course Title:Colloquium in Environmental History
Course
Description:
Introduction to the discipline of environmental history. Readings will seek to expose students to the variety of methodological approaches employed by environmental historians. Though much of the reading will focus on the United States environmental history, there will also be a significant world component to the course.
Athena Title:COLL ENV HIST
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 7750
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8760. 3 hours.
Course Title:Colloquium on Science and Society
Course
Description:
Introduction to the Social and Cultural History of Science. Study of the role and practice of science in ancient and modern societies, interaction with religion, politics, and culture, and social consequences of the development of scientific knowledge. Readings reflect the variety of methodological approaches pursued by historians of science.
Athena Title:COLL SCI & SOCIETY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HIST 7760
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 8860. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in History
Course
Description:
Seminar in historical or historiographical subjects for second-year masters and doctoral students.
Athena Title:SEMINAR IN HISTORY
Prerequisite:HIST 7900 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST 9000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 99 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HIST 9005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:DOC GRAD STU SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HIST 9010. 1-24 hours. Repeatable for maximum 24 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Doctoral Studies in History
Course
Description:
Intensive readings and discussions for students who are preparing for written and oral comprehensive examinations. Under the direction of the graduate coordinator.
Athena Title:ADV DOC STUDY HIST
Nontraditional Format:This course, designed for doctoral students preparing for their oral and written comprehensive examinations once they have completed all other required course work, involves a combination of class meetings, intensive readings, and meetings with members of the students' exam committees.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HIST 9300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 99 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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