HY 501 - DAILY LIFE IN ANCIENT ROME

Semester Hours: 3

This course will re-create the daily lives of the ancient Romans using secondary readings, ancient literature, archaeology, and film. It focuses on the lives of ordinary people, with an eye to their struggles, everyday practices, beliefs, values and mentalities.

HY 510 - SPECIAL TOPICS PUBLIC HISTORY

Semester Hours: 3

Intensive examination of a particular problem, aspect, or methodology in public history.

HY 513 - THE OLD SOUTH

Semester Hours: 3

Southern society, economics, politics and culture concentrating on the nineteenth century South through Reconstruction.

HY 514 - THE NEW SOUTH

Semester Hours: 3

The post-Reconstruction South emphasizing the economic, social, and political readjustments made during the twentieth century.

HY 524 - THE ATLANTIC WORLD

Semester Hours: 3

Examines interactions across the Atlantic Ocean among Africans, Americans, and Europeans. This course meets the requirements for either American or non-American credit.

HY 526 - COLONIAL AMERICA

Semester Hours: 3

Explores the founding of New World colonies, including political, social, economic, and religious developments during the colonial period.

HY 527 - AGE OF AMERICAN REVOLUTI

Semester Hours: 3

Explores the multinational connections and conflicts that led some English colonists to revolt. Considers the political, social, and economic aspect of the time period.

HY 528 - EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC

Semester Hours: 3

Political, social and economic changes between the American Revolution and the nineteenth century that laid the foundation for the United States.

HY 529 - CIVIL WAR & RECONSTRUCTION

Semester Hours: 3

This course will examine the major historical events and modern historiographical interpretations of the Civil War and Reconstruction period in American history. Special focus will be given to the following themes: social, economic, military, political, constitutional, and intellectual.

HY 537 - THE RISE OF MODERN AMER

Semester Hours: 3

Economic and social changes, imperialism, and the growth of government in the United States from 1877 to the 1920s.

HY 538 - MODERN AMERICA

Semester Hours: 3

American society, politics, economics, and foreign affairs from the end of World War I to the origins of the Cold War.

HY 539 - RECENT AMERICAN HISTORY

Semester Hours: 3

Contemporary America from the 1950s to the present analyzing both domestic and foreign affairs.

HY 540 - FOREIGN REL U.S. SINCE 1920

Semester Hours: 3

The United States as a world power. American involvement in World War II, the Cold War, and in Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

HY 545 - COMPTVE MILITARY PLCY & STRAT

Semester Hours: 3

A comparative analysis of the military policy and strategy of states and empires in World Hisory.

HY 572 - US MILITARY HISTORY SINCE 1920

Semester Hours: 3

The United States armed forces from 1920 to the present. The class will enhance understanding of the development and evolution of American strategy, doctrine, and operational issues.

HY 573 - US-LATIN AMERICAN RELATIONS

Semester Hours: 3

This class focuses on the history of political, economic, and cultural interactions between Latin America and the United States from 1800 to the present. Topics include military intervention, trade, cultural exchanges, the Cold War, the drug war, and immigration.

HY 574 - RENAISSANCE & REFORMATION

Semester Hours: 3

Selected topics in the Italian Renaissance and European Reformation.

HY 575 - SECTARIANISM ISLAMIC WORLD

Semester Hours: 3

This course focuses on sectarianism, the practice and rhetoric surrounding marginalization of certain social-religious groups in the Islamic world. It explores the historical foundations of sectarianism (from early 7th century to today) both within the Islamic world and across the globe.

HY 576 - BEING YOUNG MODERN MIDDLE EAST

Semester Hours: 3

This course focuses on the lives of young men and women of the Modern Middle East. It explores how children and youth experienced historical phenomena in the region, the ways in which these experiences affected the foundations of their adulthood, and how their actions shaped historical events.

HY 580 - ROMANS&BARBARIANS LATE ANTIQTY

Semester Hours: 3

This course explores the dynamic world of Late Antiquity including political developments, social and religious transformation, and exchange patterns in the Mediterranean. It is a history of cultural interaction, continuity, and change during a formative period in western civilization.

HY 581 - EMPIRES AND NATIONS

Semester Hours: 3

HY 582 - COMPARTVE SLAVERY & ABOLITION

Semester Hours: 3

Explore slavery around the world over time. Topics in the ancient world, Indian Ocean, Africa, the United States, and other locations from ancient times to the present.

HY 583 - WOMEN & GENDER LATIN AMERICA

Semester Hours: 3

Studies the history of women and gender relations in Latin America from the colonial period to the present.

HY 584 - LATIN AMERICAN HY THROUGH FILM

Semester Hours: 3

HY 585 - NAZI GERMANY AND THE HOLOCAUST

Semester Hours: 3

Seminar course on the historiography of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.

HY 586 - COMMUNISM &LEGACY IN RUS/E-EUR

Semester Hours: 3

Overview and analysis of communist states and post-communist legacies in Russia and Eastern Europe.

HY 590 - RESEARCH SEMINAR IN HY

Semester Hours: 3

Research and writing, focusing on primary sources and historiography.

HY 592 - PUBLIC MEMORY & INTERP

Semester Hours: 3

Examines how public memory is created by looking at the social, political, and economic forces that shape public history and considers how historical knowledge is conveyed to the public.

HY 593 - FUNDAMENTALS OF ARCHIVES

Semester Hours: 3

Survey of basic archival theory and practice, with emphasis on the role of the archivist in contemporary society.

HY 594 - DEVELOPING DIGITAL ARCHIVES

Semester Hours: 3

Survey of the theory and practice of developing digital access tools in archives, libraries, and museums.

HY 595 - PUBLIC HISTORY INTERNSHIP

Semester Hours: 3

Students will participate in a semester-long public history internship and be responsible for completing a significant project using historical skills in a professional setting. Students must complete a minimum of 125 hours of work during their internship.

HY 598 - STUDIES IN HISTORY

Semester Hours: 1-3

A readings or research class on a particular problem, period or topic in history. This course may be repeated for credit.

HY 599 - INDEPENDENT STUDY

Semester Hours: 3

In exceptional circumstances, a student and professor may work together on a specialized topic.

HY 605 - RECENT INTERPRETA MOD HY

Semester Hours: 3

Development of the ability to appraise critical historical issues through study and discussion of recent interpretations of key historical problems in modern western history. Required for history graduate students. Fall only.

HY 614 - STUDIES IN SOUTHERN HY

Semester Hours: 3

Research, writing, and critical examination of selected topics in nineteenth- and twentieth-century southern history.

HY 618 - STUDIES EARLY AMER HY

Semester Hours: 3

Research, writing, and critical examination of selected topics in early American history from 1607-1800.

HY 619 - STUDIES 19TH CENT AM HY

Semester Hours: 3

Research, writing, and critical examination of selected topics in nineteenth-century American history.

HY 620 - STUDIES 20TH CENT AM HY

Semester Hours: 3

Research, writing, and critical examination of selected topics in twentieth-century American history.

HY 645 - READINGS AMERICAN MILITARY HY

Semester Hours: 3

Thematic course that will use readings and discussions to examine key historiographical issues in American military history from the colonial period to the present.

HY 650 - RESEARCH METHODS IN HY

Semester Hours: 3

Exploration of contemporary research methods such as archival research, paleography, quantitative methods, and state/local research techniques.

HY 680 - STUDIES/EARLY MOD EUROPE

Semester Hours: 3

Research, writing, and critical examination of selected topics in the field of early modern European history.

HY 685 - HISTORY OF SCIENCE

Semester Hours: 3

Research, writing and critical examination of selected topics in the history of science.

HY 690 - STUDIES IN MODERN EUROPE

Semester Hours: 3

Research, writing, and critical examination of selected topics in the field of modern European history.

HY 695 - STUDIES IN WORLD HISTORY

Semester Hours: 3

Research, writing and critical examination of selected topics in the study and teaching of world history.

HY 696 - SPECIAL TOPICS IN HISTORY

Semester Hours: 3

A readings or research class on a particular problem, period, region or topic in history. This course may be repeated for credit.

HY 698 - NON-THESIS RESEARCH

Semester Hours: 3

Individual research not related to thesis work.

HY 699 - MASTER'S THESIS

Semester Hours: 1-3

Required each semester a student is working and receiving direction on a master's thesis. A minimum of two terms is required but no more than six hours credit is allowed for the thesis.