History (HIS)

HIS 5320  Seminar in European History  (3)  

May be taken five times provided topics change.

HIS 5348  Independent Study in European History  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): Graduate standing and consent of instructor  

A tutorial course for M.A. and Ph.D. students in history. The course is designed for intensive study of a period or topic in European history. The student and professor in the student's field of interest will jointly develop a student program. Students may take up to fifteen hours provided topics change.

HIS 5350  Seminar in Latin American History  (3)  

Emphasizes critical reading skills using topics and literature related to Latin American history. May be taken up to two times for credit toward the master's degree provided different topics are examined.

HIS 5360  Seminar in United States History  (3)  
Cross-listed as AMS 5360  

May be taken five times provided topics change.

HIS 5365  Seminar in Public History  (3)  
Cross-listed as AMS 5365  

Field of public history, with emphasis on practical applications of historical methodology and the work of historians outside academia.

HIS 5367  Seminar in Oral History  (3)  
Cross-listed as AMS 5367  

Literature and methods of recent United States oral history, with emphasis on the philosophy behind the oral history movement and the personal involvement of the student in the gathering of oral memoirs.

HIS 5369  The Historian's Craft  (3)  

Introduction to the history profession focusing on the philosophy of history, the methodology of history, and the craft of writing and teaching history.

HIS 5370  Advanced Graduate Research and Writing  (3)  
Cross-listed as AMS 5370  

Seminar for first-year students focusing on historical research skills, independent learning, critical thinking, and effective paper presentations.

HIS 5371  Religion in the American South  (3)  
Cross-listed as AMS 5371  

Religion in the American South from the colonial period to the present, with emphasis on readings and primary research.

HIS 5388  Independent Study in American History  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): Graduate standing and consent of instructor  

A tutorial course for M.A. and Ph.D. students in history. The course is designed for intensive study of a period or topic in American history. The student and professor in the student's field of interest will jointly develop a study program. Students may take as many as five times, provided topics change.

HIS 5390  Archival Research in History  (3)  

This course prepares advanced graduate students to work as professional historians in the archives, including the mechanics of the archives (applications, finding resources, paleography), grant writing, introduction to digital research, and production of a thesis or dissertation prospectus or chapter based on archival work.

HIS 5391  History Pedagogy  (3)  

Prepares graduate students to teach world and U.S. history survey courses at the college level, to deal with students effectively, and to enhance their understanding of their calling as teachers of history.

HIS 5393  Seminar in Global History  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): Graduate Standing  

Global history is defined as the history of the non-western world, including Latin America. The seminar will focus on a Global topic--i.e. Latin America, the Muslim world, Asia, Africa, or any other specific non-western area. The course will consist of readings and research within one of the Global fields of history. May be taken five times provided topics change.

HIS 5V99  Thesis  (1-6)  

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HIS 6V85  Preliminary Readings  (1-6)  
Pre-requisite(s): Completion of course work for the Ph.D  

Independent readings for Ph.D. preliminary qualifying examinations. Preliminary exams allow a student to move to candidacy. A student may repeat this course up to four times.

HIS 6V99  Dissertation  (1-12)  
Pre-requisite(s): HIS 6V85 and completion of course work for Ph.D  

Supervised research for doctoral dissertation.