HIST History

HIST   1111   World History I: Development of World Civilization

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of the major developments in world history from the beginnings of civilization to 1450, establishing the historical context for contemporary global society.

HIST   1112   World History II: Emergence of Modern Global Community

3 Credit Hours.   0,3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Addresses the historical context of contemporary global society by tracing developments from the fifteenth century to the present.

HIST   2110   U.S. A Comprehensive Survey

3 Credit Hours.   0,3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Surveys the United States from precolonial times to the present with special attention to Georgia. Satisfies the Georgia History and U.S. History requirements.

HIST   2111   U.S. History I

3 Credit Hours.   0,3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of U.S. History to the post-Civil War period. The course focuses on the geographical, intellectual, political, economic and cultural development of the American people, and places U.S. events in the context of world politics. (This course satisfies the State legislative requirement concerning United States history and Georgia history.)

Prerequisite(s): Prior or concurrent enrollment in ENGL   1101.

HIST   2112   History of America Since 1865

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of United States history from Reconstruction to the present.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENGL   1101.

HIST   2630   Historical Methods

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of the methodologies and techniques of historical research and writing. This course is required for history majors.

HIST   2950   Internship

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   1-3 Lab Hours.

An individually designed course involving off-campus study and research or work in an appropriate public agency or private business. Assignments normally designed to require the full semester for completion. Joint supervision by the sponsoring organization and the academic instructor. Graded on Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory basis. Student must have at least nine hours of history courses with a history GPA of 2.5. Application and credit arrangements must be made through the department in advance, normally by mid-semester preceeding the internship.

HIST   3020   The African Diaspora

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Historical overview of the spread of African peoples around the world and examination of diasporic issues in the modern era, such as the so-called African brain drain, historic diaspora tourism and development, as well as diasporic experiences of return.

HIST   3030   Selected Topics in History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics vary with individual professor. Honors course is designated for Honor Students.

Cross Listing(s): LAST 3030.

HIST   3050   Ethics and Values in History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected issues in ethics and values considered from a historical perspective. Topics may include ethics and values in western and/or non-western cultures, the relationship of the good of the citizen to that of the state, family relationships and values, environment and bio-ethics, world view and ethnocentrism.

HIST   3130   African American History to 1865

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

African American history from African beginnings to Reconstruction. This is a study of the thought and actions of people of African ancestry from their origins in precolonial Africa to the conclusion of the Civil War and its aftermath.

Cross Listing(s): AAST 3130.

HIST   3131   African American History since 1865

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

African American history from Reconstruction to the present.

HIST   3132   Young Republic, 1788-1848

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of U.S. history from the Ratification of the Constitution through the end of the war with Mexico. This course will cover major aspects of American politics, economy, and culture as the country expanded to the Pacific.

HIST   3133   United States Constitutional History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of United States Constitutional history from its origins to the present including an exploration of the adaptation of the federal system to changing social, economic, and political demands.

HIST   3134   American Economic History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Growth and development of economic institutions and economic life in the United States from the colonial period to the present, including developments in agriculture, industry, business organization, labor, transportation, finance, consumerism, religion, and social transformation.

HIST   3135   US Foreign Relations to World War I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines the history of U.S. foreign relations from independence to the aftermath of World War I.

HIST   3136   US Foreign Relations since World War I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines the history of U.S. foreign relations from World War I to the Present.

HIST   3139   History of Religion in the U.S.

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey and analysis of the major religious patterns in the United States with special attention given to belief systems, institutional forms, social composition, and historical development.

Cross Listing(s): RELS   3139.

HIST   3150   The History of Vietnam, 236 B.C. to Present

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

In this course, students will be introduced to the history of Vietnam from its origins in 236 B.C. through the present. Included will be the impact of a thousand years of Chinese colonial rule until 939 and then the country's independent development and expansion versus its neighbors in Southeast Asia before the arrival of the French in the early 19th century. The course will then shift to Vietnam's long struggle to regain its independence that only concluded in 1975. Students will develop advanced proficiency in history through readings and writing assignments as well as individual research projects.

HIST   3151   The American War in Vietnam

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course examines political, military, social, and cultural aspects of the American War in Vietnam from American and Vietnamese perspectives.

HIST   3158   War and Society: A Global Perspective

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course examines the relationship between warfare and societies from a global perspective.

HIST   3200   Traditional China

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

History of Chinese civilization from ancient times to the early 19th century, with emphasis on its characteristic political, social, economic, and cultural developments.

HIST   3225   History of Ancient Near East

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examination of the ancient Near East from prehistory to the rise of Islam. Topics may include ancient Israel, Sumer, Egypt, Assyria, Babylonia, Persia, Greece, Rome, and Byzantium.

HIST   3230   American Military History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Studies military strategy, tactics, technology, and main features of American conflicts from colonial times to this century.

HIST   3231   Introduction to Public History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An introduction to the basic historiographic and anthropological approaches used in public history and a survey of the different disciplines such as archaeology, architecture, folklife, decorative arts, museum studies, and preservation which comprise public history.

HIST   3233   The Early Church

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

How did Christianity turn from an illegal, persecuted cult into the official religion of the Roman empire? The course will focus on the first five hundred years of the Christian church: its development, doctrine, and especially its relationship with the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean world (Greece, Rome, and the Near East). Cross Listing(s): RELS   3233.

HIST   3234   The History of Islam in Southeast Asia

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

After a brief review of the founding, basic beliefs and practices of Islam, the students will be introduced to the history of Islam in Southeast Asia from its arrival through the present. Included will be how Islam "fit" into the region's existing religiosity as well as its political-economic life. The arrival of Europeans by the 1500s introduced an important new factor into the region which had religious as well as political-economic dimensions, resulting in local resistance and religious as well as secular nationalism. After World War II, with the emergence of new and largely democratic states, the relationship of the state and Islam became a more complex issue and continues to play a significant role in the national lives of the region. Students will develop advanced proficiency in history through readings and writing assignments as well as individual research projects and essay examinations.

HIST   3236   History of Latinos/as in the United States

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A political, social, and cultural survey of Latinos/as in the United States from the eighteenth century to the present day.

HIST   3250   The Muslim World to Tamerlane

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of the rise of Islam in the seventh century and of the various Muslim societies that arose prior to the fifthteenth century from the Iberian Peninsula to South Asia.

Cross Listing(s): INTS   3250 and RELS   3250.

HIST   3251   The Muslim World Since Genghis Khan

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of the global reach of Islam since the thirteenth century. The focus is on how Muslim societies have dealt with the precipitous decline in their well-being since their pinnacle of influence in the seventeenth century. Cross Listing(s): INTS   3251 and RELS   3251.

HIST   3320   History of Russian and Soviet Foreign Policy

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examination of topics of Russian and Soviet foreign policy form the end of the tsarist period to the present. Analysis of the effect on the international system of the collapse of the Soviet Union and the place of Russia in the world today.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in HIST   1111 or HIST   1112.

HIST   3330   History of Greece

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of ancient Greek history from the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations to Alexander the Great.

HIST   3331   History of Rome

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of Roman history and society from the beginnings to the emperor Constantine.

HIST   3332   Late Antiquity

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of the Mediterranean world from the later Roman Empire to the new civilizations of Europe, Byzantium, and Islam.

HIST   3333   The Middle Ages

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of the development of European civilization and relations between Christendom and Islam from the decline of the Roman Empire to the Renaissance.

HIST   3334   Christian Europe 450-1750

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The major theme of this course is the development of various Christian traditions in Europe from the early middle ages to the Enlightenment. Topics include the spread of Christianity, formation of distinct Christian churches, and the many wars fought in the name of Christianity.

Cross Listing(s): RELS   3334.

HIST   3338   Contemporary Europe

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of the European experience since the end of World War II. Emphasizes the political, economic social, cultural, and intellectual change and continuity in the years 1945 to the present.

Cross Listing(s): INTS   3338.

HIST   3350   Maritime History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course examines the relationship between humankind and the sea. Students will explore how maritime activities on both inland waterways and oceans, influenced ship design, exploration, navigation, trade, and cultural and biological diffusion. Chronology and geographic focus are dependent on the instructor’s expertise.

HIST   3352   Israel/Palestine in its Middle Eastern Context

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Survey of key events, cultural developments, and political affairs in the area of Israel/Palestine in relation to broader issues impacting the region.

HIST   3354   Maritime Archaeology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This class examines the methods, theories, and practices used to study archaeological evidence related to maritime sites including shipwrecks, wharf structures, and other elements of the maritime cultural landscape. Although the course focuses on introducing the student to maritime archaeological data collection methods it does so in a way that is useful to historians.

HIST   3431   Modern Britain: 1485 to the Present

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This comprehensive survey of the political, economic and cultural history of the British Isles and British Empire covers the period from the end of the Wars of the Roses in 1485 to the present era of devolved sovereignty in Scotland and Wales and the partial independence of Ireland.

HIST   3432   Modern Germany

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of modern German history, outlining the origins of Prussia, Bismarck's statecraft, the rise and fall of Hitler's Third Reich, and post-World War II Germany.

HIST   3434   Modern European Thought

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of significant figures and developments in modern European intellectual history from the eighteenth century Enlightenment to Post-Structuralism.

HIST   3435   The Scientific Revolution

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of scientific change from Copernicus to Newton.

HIST   3436   The Holocaust

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course will examine the origins, implementation, and legacy of the Holocaust: the attempt of the Nazis to eliminate Europe's Jews and other ethnic groups labeled as undesirables by the National Socialist Movement in Germany.

HIST   3480   Europe in the 19th Century

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The social, political, and intellectual directions of European history from the Congress of Vienna to the end of the 19th century.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in HIST   1111 or HIST   1112.

HIST   3490   Europe in the 20th Century

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Major developments in Europe since 1900.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in HIST   1111 or HIST   1112.

HIST   3530   History of Africa to 1800

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Traces the development of significant social, economic and political institutions within precolonial Africa.

Cross Listing(s): AAST 3530 and INTS 3530.

HIST   3531   History of Africa since 1800

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Traces significant developments in precolonial, colonial and post-colonial African history. These include trade and the origins of the colonial state as well as African encounters with colonialism.

Cross Listing(s): AAST 3531 and INTS 3531.

HIST   3532   The Modern Middle East

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of the major developments in the Middle East since World War I.

Cross Listing(s): INTS   3532.

HIST   3533   Modern East Central Europe

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of East Central Europe which will stress the political, social, economic, military and cultural development of the 19th and 20th century Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic as well as the Balkan nations. Cross Listing(s): INTS   3533.

HIST   3534   Modern Southeast Asia

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Common themes of the region from 1600, including the impact of the West, the nationalist response, and the post-WW II rise of a modern community of nations.

Cross Listing(s): INTS   3534.

HIST   3536   Russia to 1917

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of the history of Russia from its Kievan origins to the Revolution of 1917.

HIST   3537   Colonial Latin America

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of Latin America from the pre-Columbian era to its struggles for independence in the 1800s. The class examines indigenous cultures before European conquest, the effects of colonization, and the development of Spanish and Portuguese empires, with special focus on colonial institutions, cultures, and socioeconomic developments.

Cross Listing(s): INTS   3537 and LAST   3537.

HIST   3538   Latin America since Independence

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of Latin America from independence in the 1800s to the present. The class examines the challenges of nation building; twentieth-century political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments; and key contemporary phenomena.

Cross Listing(s): INTS   3538, LAST   3538.

HIST   3580   Environmental History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A historical study of the interactions between people and their environments. Course may focus on local environments, the Southeast, the entire United States, or survey the environmental history of the world. May be repeated once as topics vary.

HIST   3630   History Seminar (Honors)

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

In this course, History majors in the Honors program will select a historical topic, begin researching it, choose a faculty mentor, and write a thesis prospectus that includes a review of the historiographical literature and an annotated bibliography.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in HIST   2630.

HIST   3700   American Material Culture

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduction to the methods of material culture analysis and key groups of American artifacts. Topics covered may include furnishings, fashion, cemeteries, industrial design, and consumerism.

HIST   3720   Historical Archaeology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examination of archaeological artifacts, methods, and theories, emphasizing the use of archaeological evidence consistent with the disciplinary standards of history. Chronological and regional focus varies with instructor’s area of expertise.

Cross Listing(s): ANTH   3136.

HIST   3740   Women & Gender in Amer Hist

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examination of the changing political, social, and economic roles of American women from colonial times to the present. Emphasis on the pre-Civil War feminist reform movements, women's broader social and economic roles after the war, increased awareness of the need for political power, the mid-20th century revolution, and the particular experiences of southern women.

HIST   3760   US History 1877-1917

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Presentation of the major subjects of the late 19th century, and early 20th centuries, including the emergence of a national economy, its theory and policies; partisan and reform politics; American society and social thought; and territorial aggrandizement.

HIST   3770   US History 1917-1945

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Analysis of the institutions and forces that molded life in the United States from 1917 to 1960.

HIST   3820   Intro to Archaeology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Survey of archaeology using cross-cultural examples. Focus on history, basic techniques, concepts, theories, and types of research.

HIST   3920   Modern Amer Popular Culture

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines American popular culture since the late nineteenth century, considering a variety of media and forms of cultural expression, including vaudeville, cinema, television, and music (including jazz, rock 'n' roll, and hip-hop), as well as advertising and consumerism.

HIST   3990   Fieldwork in History

1-3 Credit Hours.   5 Lecture Hours.   5 Lab Hours.

Field-trip based courses or extended site visits, abroad or in the United States. Research, reading, and written assignments tailored to the specific nature of each study tour or site visitation. (Specific area of study indicated on transcript.) Course may be repeated as topics vary, but no more than 5 hours counted among the 40 hours required for the major in history. Offered only by special advance arrangement with department.

HIST   3992   Internship

1-3 Credit Hours.   0-3 Lecture Hours.   0-9 Lab Hours.

An individually designed course involving off-campus study and research or work in an appropriate public agency or private business. Assignments normally designed to require the full semester for completion. Joint supervision by the sponsoring organization and the academic instructor. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) basis. Student must have at least nine hours of history courses with a history grade point average of 3.0. Only three hours of internship (either HIST 3991 or HIST   3992) may be counted for the major. Application and credit arrangements must be made through the department by mid-semester preceding the internship.

HIST   4030   Directed Study in History

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Independent study with topics varying by professor.

HIST   4110   Medieval Spain

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of the political, social and economic development of the Iberian peninsula from Late Antiquity to the fall of Granada in 1492. The course pays special attention to the interaction of Muslim, Christian and Jewish communities over the course of these centuries.

HIST   4120   American Intellectual History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of the major American thinkers and ideas that have influenced the nation's history from the founding era to the present, with an emphasis on political thought.

HIST   4130   Georgia History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Explores important political, social, cultural, and economic developments that have shaped modern Georgia. Satisfies the Georgia Constitution and Georgia History requirements.

HIST   4131   Biography and History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Analysis of biography as a genre in historical writing and scholarship using life stories of representative individuals in history.

HIST   4132   Recent America: U.S. Since 1945

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Surveys the history of the United States from World War II to the present, including social, political, and economic developments.

HIST   4133   US Foreign Relations: The Cold War

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines the history of U.S. foreign relations from the aftermath of World War II to the collapses of the Soviet Union.

Cross Listing(s): INTS   4133.

HIST   4134   The Civil Rights Movement

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The course explores the origins, ideologies, strategies and legacy of the modern civil rights movement in the North and the South with special focus on the impact of race, class and gender on civil rights from 1946-1968.

Cross Listing(s): AAST   4134.

HIST   4135   The United States in the 1960's

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of the cultural, social and political changes in the United States during the 1960s. Topics include the Civil Rights movement, the Vietnam War, the rise of feminism, the counterculture, and the conservative backlash.

HIST   4230   The Renaissance

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines the artistic, cultural, intellectual, political, economic and social aspects of life in Europe (with a special focus on Italy) from the fourteenth through the seventeenth centuries, paying particular attention to the revival of antiquity and its impact on intellectual and artistic trends.

HIST   4235   Tudor and Stuart Britain

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Covers the Tudor and Stuart monarchies from 1485-1714, investigating how monarchs reformed religion, patronized major artists, made constitutional changes, and created an economic and political empire spanning the globe. The course concludes with the end of the Stuart Dynasty, and with it, the end of native English, Welsh, and Scottish monarchs.

HIST   4335   Women and Gender in Europe

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An Intellectual History course focusing on the debate over women's nature, women's roles, and the notion of "woman". Although the "woman question" has a history spanning the entire modern period, this course will examine the period 1848-1950 when many of the classic texts appeared.

Cross Listing(s): WGST   4335.

HIST   4336   Science and Religion

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines the interactions between science and religion from ancient times to the present.

Cross Listing(s): RELS   4336.

HIST   4431   Invasion of the Americas

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course focuses on the encounters among diverse peoples, and the social, economic, and power relations that developed from these contacts. There are three primary aims of this course: 1. To introduce you to the concepts, assumptions, and methods of the historical discipline. 2. To bridge the histories of Europe and America 3. To examine the exploration, exploitation, and colonization of North America from the perspectives of both early modern Europeans and Native Americans. We will be employing the hybrid discipline of ethnohistory to examine the Westward enterprises of the Spanish, French, Dutch, and English, their impact upon the native cultures, as well as the impact of the native cultures upon them, and their success in transplanting European culture to the New World.

HIST   4432   Colonial America

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course focuses on early American history from the pre-contact to the period just prior to the Revolution. It examines the growing prosperity of the colonial American colonies, the increasing diversity of their populations, and the tensions and crises that resulted from both of these developments. Topics will include the rise of slavery, the birth of consumer society, and the contest among European nations and their Indian allies over the future of North America.

HIST   4530   Revelation and Revolution

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Explores issues of gender, spirituality, and power within the context of African history.

Cross Listing(s): AAST   4530 and WGST   4530.

HIST   4531   World War I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of the origins, diplomacy, critical turning points, and conclusion of World War I with attention to its cultural and social experiences and meanings for both soldiers and civilians.

HIST   4532   Destruction of Slavery

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Focuses on the end of plantation slavery in the nineteenth century Atlantic World. The geographic concentration and topics covered will vary according to the focus of the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): AAST   4532.

HIST   4533   The History of Flight

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of the development of aeronautics from the earliest ideas through the space age.

HIST   4635   Senior Seminar

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A senior seminar in which students will engage in extensive research in historical sources and literature relating to a specific problem or topic. Emphasis will be on the individual preparation of research papers. Topics will vary with professor.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in HIST   2630.

HIST   4790   Internship in History

1-9 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Designed to give History majors applied history experiences in museums, historical societies, historical sites, or other venues approved by the History Department chair. May be taken only by History majors.

HIST   4812   Ind Study in Non-Western Hist

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Available only by special arrangement with the department, made in advance. Ask in the History Department for specific information.

HIST   4832   Ind Study in European History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Available only by special arrangement with the department, made in advance. Ask in the History Department for specific information.

HIST   4852   Ind Study in American History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Available only by special arrangement with the department, made in advance. Ask in the History Department for specific information.

HIST   4872   Ind Study in Public History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Available only by special arrangement with the department, made in advance. Ask in the History Department for specific information.

HIST   5030   Selected Topics in History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics will vary with individual professor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5030G.

HIST   5030G   Selected Topics in History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics will vary with individual professor. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5030.

HIST   5130   American Indian History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of the history of American Indians from pre-contact to the present, supplemented by case studies from a number of regions.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5130G.

HIST   5130G   American Indian History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of the history of American Indians from pre-contact to the present, supplemented by case studies from a number of regions. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5130.

HIST   5133   Revolutionary America

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An intensive study of themes in Revolutionary American history (from 1763 to approximately 1790), including the growing rift between Britain and its colonies, the roles of women and African-Americans, and the origins of American identity.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5133G.

HIST   5133G   Revolutionary America

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An intensive study of themes in Revolutionary American history (from 1763 to approximately 1790), including the growing rift between Britain and its colonies, the roles of women and African-Americans, and the origins of American identity. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5133.

HIST   5134   Civil War and Reconstruction

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of the sectional polarization of the 1850's, the impact of war on the southern and northern home fronts, and the trauma of reconstructing the Union.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5134G.

HIST   5134G   Civil War and Reconstruction

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of the sectional polarization of the 1850's, the impact of war on the southern and northern home fronts, and the trauma of reconstructing the Union. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5134.

HIST   5137   The Antebellum South

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course examines the social, intellectual, cultural, economic, and political history of the American South to 1861. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5137G.

HIST   5137G   The Antebellum South

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course examines the social, intellectual, cultural, economic, and political history of the American South to 1861. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5137.

HIST   5138   The New South

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The social, intellectual, cultural, economic, and political history of the post-Civil War South with an emphasis on Georgia's role.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5138G.

HIST   5138G   The New South

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The social, intellectual, cultural, economic, and political history of the post- Civil War South with an emphasis on Georgia's role. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5138.

HIST   5210   Advanced Topics in Public History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

In this course, students will develop advanced proficiency in the professional practice of Public History through readings and experiential learning that will prepare them to present historical knowledge to a public audience. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergradute requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.Topics vary. May be repeated for credit.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5210G.

HIST   5210G   Advanced Topics in Public History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

In this course, students will develop advanced proficiency in the professional practice of Public History through readings and experiential learning that will prepare them to present historical knowledge to a public audience. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.Topics vary. May be repeated for credit. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5210.

HIST   5230   Advertising and Culture

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Surveys the business and practice of selling consumer goods in the United States from the nineteenth century to the present with analysis of how advertising became an economic and cultural force, and a cornerstone of the consumer culture. Topics include the development of mass marketing, product brands, persuasive advertising, mail-order catalogs, department stores, as well as the relationship of consumerism to gender, ethnicity, race, social class, religion, and youth.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5230G.

HIST   5230G   Advertising and Culture

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Surveys the business and practice of selling consumer goods in the United States from the nineteenth century to the present with analysis of how advertising became an economic and cultural force, and a cornerstone of the consumer culture. Topics include the development of mass marketing, product brands, persuasive advertising, mail-order catalogs, department stores, as well as the relationship of consumerism to gender, ethnicity, race, social class, religion, and youth. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5230.

HIST   5232   Working Class History in the United States

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of the social, cultural and political history of the working class in the United States since industrialization.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5232G.

HIST   5232G   Working Class History in the United States

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of the social, cultural and political history of the working class in the United States since industrialization. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5232.

HIST   5233   The American City

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of American urban development from the colonial period to the present with particular attention paid to migration, architecture, technology, politics, transportation, and urban culture in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Cross Listing(s):HIST   5233G, AAST   5233, AAST   5233G.

HIST   5233G   The American City

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of American urban development from the colonial period to the present with particular attention paid to migration, architecture, technology, politics, transportation, and urban culture in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s):HIST   5233, AAST   5233, AAST   5233G.

HIST   5234   Piracy in the Americas, 1500-1750

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course focuses on the history of piracy in the Americas during the Golden Age of Piracy, a period that ranges from European contact to the mid-1700s. It is an age marked by exploration, colonization, overseas trade, endemic religious conflicts, expansive empires, and refractory fiefdoms. Spain and Portugal began the exploration, overseas trade and conquest of this period, but their successes quickly led their northern neighbors, particularly the French, English, and Dutch, to cast their covetous eyes upon slow-moving, inbound treasure fleets of their southern neighbors; creating an elaborate game between predators and prey. The interactions that developed between predators and prey will be the primary subject of this course.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5234G.

HIST   5234G   Piracy in the Americas, 1500-1750

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course focuses on the history of piracy in the Americas during the Golden Age of Piracy, a period that ranges from European contact to the mid-1700s. It is an age marked by exploration, colonization, overseas trade, endemic religious conflicts, expansive empires, and refractory fiefdoms. Spain and Portugal began the exploration, overseas trade and conquest of this period, but their successes quickly led their northern neighbors, particularly the French, English, and Dutch, to cast their covetous eyes upon slow-moving, inbound treasure fleets of their southern neighbors; creating an elaborate game between predators and prey. The interactions that developed between predators and prey will be the primary subject of this course. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5234.

HIST   5236   Age of Revolutions in Europe and the Atlantic World

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course covers the great age of revolutions spanning c. 1650-1848 during which numerous political, intellectual, cultural, religious, and economic changes occurred which transformed European and the Atlantic World at the inception of the modern world. This course examines such revolutionary transformations, and/or what is meant by the historical concept of revolution, itself, by focusing on specific topics and themes. Topics may include absolutism, the Enlightenment, the Atlantic Revolutions (American, French, Haitian, Latin American), the Revolutions of 1848, and/or the extension of human rights through revolutionary debates over race, slavery, and gender.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5236G.

HIST   5236G   Age of Revolutions in Europe and the Atlantic World

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course covers the great age of revolutions spanning c. 1650-1848 during which numerous political, intellectual, cultural, religious, and economic changes occurred which transformed European and the Atlantic World at the inception of the modern world. This course examines such revolutionary transformations, and/or what is meant by the historical concept of revolution, itself, by focusing on specific topics and themes. Topics may include absolutism, the Enlightenment, the Atlantic Revolutions (American, French, Haitian, Latin American), the Revolutions of 1848, and/or the extension of human rights through revolutionary debates over race, slavery, and gender. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5236.

HIST   5240   Topics in Women and Gender in America

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in the history of women and gender in America. May be repeated once as topics vary. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5240G, WGST 5240, WGST 5240G.

HIST   5240G   Topics in Women and Gender in America

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in the history of women and gender in America. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5240, WGST 5240.

HIST   5241   Topics in Latin American History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Detailed analysis of a specific problem, theme, or topic in Latin American history. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5241G.

HIST   5241G   Topics in Latin American History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Detailed analysis of a specific problem, theme, or topic in Latin American history. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5241.

HIST   5242   Topics in African History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics in the history of Africa, including political, economic, social, religious, and/or cultural trends as defined by the instructor. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5242G.

HIST   5242G   Topics in African History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics in the history of Africa, including political, economic, social, religious, and/or cultural trends as defined by the instructor. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5242.

HIST   5243   Topics in Asian History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Detailed analysis of a specific problem, theme, or topic in Asian history. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5243G.

HIST   5243G   Topics in Asian History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Detailed analysis of a specific problem, theme, or topic in Asian history. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5243.

HIST   5244   Topics in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Detailed analysis of a specific problem, theme, or topic in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean history. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5244G.

HIST   5244G   Topics in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Detailed analysis of a specific problem, theme, or topic in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean history. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5244.

HIST   5245   Topics in Medieval History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in European history c. 325-1500. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5245G.

HIST   5245G   Topics in Medieval History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in European history c. 325-1500. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5245.

HIST   5246   Topics in European History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in European history. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5246G.

HIST   5246G   Topics in European History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in European history. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5246.

HIST   5247   Topics in European Intellectual and Cultural History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of particular topics in European intellectual and cultural history, emphasizing primary sources and varied historical interpretations. May be repeated once as topics vary. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5247G.

HIST   5247G   Topics in European Intellectual and Cultural History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of particular topics in European intellectual and cultural history, emphasizing primary sources and varied historical interpretations. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5247.

HIST   5248   Topics in Law and History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Detailed study or analysis of a particular theme, topic, and/or region in legal history. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5248G.

HIST   5248G   Topics in Law and History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Detailed study or analysis of a particular theme, topic, and/or region in legal history. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5248.

HIST   5249   Topics in American Thought and Culture

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in the history of American thought, values, and culture. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5249G.

HIST   5249G   Topics in American Thought and Culture

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in the history of American thought, values, and culture. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5249.

HIST   5251   Museum Studies

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course provides an introduction to the history and development of museums and the professionalization of the field. It covers the structure and nature of curatorial, education, and administrative work in museums and theoretical and practical issues facing museums today. The course will provide an overview of current method and theory in material culture studies. Students will visit and evaluate museums and virtual exhibits and study major exhibit controversies and debates about the politics of historical memory and exhibition. Readings and discussions will provide a basis for a hands-on section of the course where student teams will create small case exhibits that transmit and display historical knowledge.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5251G.

HIST   5251G   Museum Studies

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course provides an introduction to the history and development of museums and the professionalization of the field. It covers the structure and nature of curatorial, education, and administrative work in museums and theoretical and practical issues facing museums today. The course will provide an overview of current method and theory in material culture studies. Students will visit and evaluate museums and virtual exhibits and study major exhibit controversies and debates about the politics of historical memory and exhibition. Readings and discussions will provide a basis for a hands-on section of the course where student teams will create small case exhibits that transmit and display historical knowledge. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5251.

HIST   5252   Folklife

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The study of the creation and persistence of tradition in societies and of the process of change as demonstrated in such aspects as narrative, music, song, celebration, festival, belief, and material culture. Emphasis on understanding the multi-ethnic nature of the traditions in American life. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5252G.

HIST   5252G   Folklife

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The study of the creation and persistence of tradition in societies and of the process of change as demonstrated in such aspects as narrative, music, song, celebration, festival, belief, and material culture. Emphasis on understanding the multi-ethnic nature of the traditions in American life. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5252.

HIST   5253   Archival Studies

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduction to the archivist as a professional and to the role of archives in society. Survey of the documentary materials and of the principles and practices involved in their acquisition, cataloging, care, and retrieval in public and private facilities also included. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Prerequisite(s): HIST   2630.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5253G.

HIST   5253G   Archival Studies

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduction to the archivist as a professional and to the role of archives in society. Survey of the documentary materials and of the principles and practices involved in their acquisition, cataloging, care, and retrieval in public and private facilities also included. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5253.

HIST   5254   Oral History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The study of how to prepare and conduct oral history interviews; how to transcribe, log, and index oral history recordings; and how to use oral history collections in writing research papers.

Prerequisite(s): HIST   2630.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5254G.

HIST   5254G   Oral History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The study of how to prepare and conduct oral history interviews; how to transcribe, log, and index oral history recordings; and how to use oral history collections in writing research papers. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5254.

HIST   5255   Topics in Architectural History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in architectural history, including various styles of architecture (Georgian, federal, neoclassical, eclectic, and modern), and vernacular architecture. Recording techniques, research strategies, theoretical approaches, landscape architecture, field trips, and visiting lecturers. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5255G.

HIST   5255G   Topics in Architectural History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in architectural history, including various styles of architecture (Georgian, federal, neoclassical, eclectic, and modern), and vernacular architecture. Recording techniques, research strategies, theoretical approaches, landscape architecture, field trips, and visiting lecturers. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5255.

HIST   5256   Historic Preservation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examination of the field including values, principles, development of planning and organization for preservation; preservation law, economics, and politics. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Prerequisite(s): HIST   2630.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5256G.

HIST   5256G   Historic Preservation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examination of the field including values, principles, development of planning and organization for preservation; preservation law, economics, and politics. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5256.

HIST   5257   Heritage Tourism

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

History of tourism, with emphasis on heritage and tourism, and of the function and impact of tourism on guest and host societies. Aspects of the modern tourist industry and its products, such as promotional and travel literature, accommodations and transport, and tourist arts also investigated. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Prerequisite(s): HIST   2630.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5257G.

HIST   5257G   Heritage Tourism

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

History of tourism, with emphasis on heritage and tourism, and of the function and impact of tourism on guest and host societies. Aspects of the modern tourist industry and its products, such as promotional and travel literature, accommodations and transport, and tourist arts also investigated. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5257.

HIST   5258   Topics in African American History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics in the history of African-American people emphasizing their cultural, social, economic, political, national and/or regional experiences. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5258G.

HIST   5258G   Topics in African American History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics in the history of African-American people emphasizing their cultural, social, economic, political, national and/or regional experiences. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5258.

HIST   5259   Topics in British History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in the history of Great Britain and Ireland. May be repeated once as topics vary.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5259G.

HIST   5259G   Topics in British History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in the history of Great Britain and Ireland. May be repeated once as topics vary. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5259.

HIST   5260   History in the Digital Age

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course will explore the ways digital technologies can be applied to the historian’s craft. Topics include working with new media, online historical research methods, publications, public outreach, and education. Students will examine both theoretical issues and basic skills.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5260G.

HIST   5260G   History in the Digital Age

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course will explore the ways digital technologies can be applied to the historian’s craft. Topics include working with new media, online historical research methods, publications, public outreach, and education. Students will examine both theoretical issues and basic skills. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5260.

HIST   5332   The Reformation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Focuses on the breakup of western European Christian unity in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, with a particular focus on the Continental (Lutheran, Calvinist, and Radical) denominations and the social, political, and economic consequences for all Europeans.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5332G, RELS   5332, RELS   5332G.

HIST   5332G   The Reformation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Focuses on the breakup of western European Christian unity in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, with a particular focus on the Continental (Lutheran, Calvinist, and Radical) denominations and the social, political, and economic consequences for all Europeans. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5332, RELS   5332, RELS   5332G.

HIST   5335   World War II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The Second World War from its origins to its consequences. The military campaigns are covered, but there is also emphasis on the personalities, the technology, the national policies, and the effect of the war on the home fronts. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5335G.

HIST   5335G   World War II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The Second World War from its origins to its consequences. The military campaigns are covered, but there is also emphasis on the personalities, the technology, the national policies, and the effect of the war on the home fronts. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5335.

HIST   5336   Revolutionary France

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The Revolutionary Era in France has inspired poets, politicians, social critics, and clergy all over the world, and its impact, causes, and significance have been debated for more than two centuries throughout the globe. That event was the French Revolution. This Revolution arguably set the tone for much of nineteenth- and twentieth-century European History, and inspired subsequent revolutionary events throughout much of the globe. Finally, the French Revolution was instrumental to the creation the national consciousness of France as we know it today. This course is designed as a survey addressing major events, key players, causes, and consequences of the French Revolution. This course is additionally designed to familiarize students with the diverse ways in which historians have continued to debate and interpret the unfolding and significance of Revolutionary France.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5336G.

HIST   5336G   Revolutionary France

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The Revolutionary Era in France has inspired poets, politicians, social critics, and clergy all over the world, and its impact, causes, and significance have been debated for more than two centuries throughout the globe. That event was the French Revolution. This Revolution arguably set the tone for much of nineteenth- and twentieth-century European History, and inspired subsequent revolutionary events throughout much of the globe. Finally, the French Revolution was instrumental to the creation the national consciousness of France as we know it today. This course is designed as a survey addressing major events, key players, causes, and consequences of the French Revolution. This course is additionally designed to familiarize students with the diverse ways in which historians have continued to debate and interpret the unfolding and significance of Revolutionary France. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5336.

HIST   5339   Britain and the World

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course focuses on the diplomatic, economic, colonial, environmental or cultural relationships between the British Isles and the broader world since 1485.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5339G.

HIST   5339G   Britain and the World

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course focuses on the diplomatic, economic, colonial, environmental or cultural relationships between the British Isles and the broader world since 1485. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5339.

HIST   5430   Modern France and French Society in Global Context

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course affords a topical overview of major events, themes, and issues concerning the History of Modern France and its place within major patterns of European and Global History. The cultural, political, gender, racial, and imperial dimensions of French History will be underscored. Topics include: origins and course rise and fall of the Old Regime French monarchy from Renaissance to Revolution, the French Revolution and revolutionary transformations in Modern France, France and its Empire from c. 1870 to Decolonization, French society from Napoleon to the present, or France and the French Empire in the era of the World Wars (1914-1945). Cross Listing(s): HIST   5430G.

HIST   5430G   Modern France

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course affords a topical overview of major events, themes, and issues concerning the History of Modern France and its place within major patterns of European and Global History. The cultural, political, gender, racial, and imperial dimensions of French History will be underscored. Topics include: origins and course rise and fall of the Old Regime French monarchy from Renaissance to Revolution, the French Revolution and revolutionary transformations in Modern France, France and its Empire from c. 1870 to Decolonization, French society from Napoleon to the present, or France and the French Empire in the era of the World Wars (1914-1945). Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5430.

HIST   5530   20th Century Russia

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of the history of Russia in the 20th century. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5530G.

HIST   5530G   20th Century Russia

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of the history of Russia in the 20th century. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5530.

HIST   5531   Modern Japan

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Japan through the Tokugawa period to its nineteenth century emergence from isolation and its growth as a world power with emphasis on traditional culture, industrialization, and post-WW II society. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5531G, INTS   5531, INTS   5531G.

HIST   5531G   Modern Japan

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Japan through the Tokugawa period to its nineteenth century emergence from isolation and its growth as a world power with emphasis on traditional culture, industrialization, and post-WW II society. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5531, INTS   5531, INTS   5531G.

HIST   5532   Modern China

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

History of China from the Qing dynasty to the early years of People's Republic, with emphasis on political, social, economic, and intellectual developments.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5532G, INTS   5532, INTS   5532G.

HIST   5532G   Modern China

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

History of China from the Qing dynasty to the early years of People's Republic, with emphasis on political, social, economic, and intellectual developments. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5532, INTS   5532, INTS   5532G.

HIST   5533   Economic Rivals: US-UK-Japan

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Contrasts the historical development of business and industrialization in the U.S., Great Britain, and Japan from preindustrial times to the present, emphasizing how culture, religion, economics, and politics have shaped business growth, practice, and international trade, creating rival capitalists. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5533G, INTS 5533, INTS   5533G.

HIST   5533G   Economic Rivals: U.S.-UK-Japan

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Contrasts the historical development of business and industrialization in the U.S., Great Britain, and Japan from preindustrial times to the present, emphasizing how culture, religion, economics, and politics have shaped business growth, practice, and international trade, creating rival capitalists. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor.

Cross Listing(s): HIST   5533, INTS 5533, INTS   5533G.

HIST   5534   Contemporary China

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

History of People's Republic of China from 1949 to the present, with emphasis on political, social, economic, and cultural transformations. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5534G.

HIST   5534G   Contemporary China

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

History of People's Republic of China from 1949 to the present, with emphasis on political, social, economic, and cultural transformations. Graduate students will be required to complete additional assignments beyond the scope of the undergraduate requirements that demonstrate a level of mastery of the subject matter appropriate to graduate level work, as determined by the instructor. Cross Listing(s): HIST   5534.

HIST   7630   The Historian's Craft

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This seminar introduces graduate students to professional aspects of teaching, writing, and pursuing research in history, including historiography, philosophy of history, preparing a curriculum vitae, and fundamentals of classroom teaching and tutoring.

HIST   7631   Readings in American History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A reading colloquium in which topics will vary with individual professor.

HIST   7633   Readings in European History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A reading colloquium in which topics will vary with individual professor.

HIST   7635   Readings in Non-Western History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A reading colloquium in which topics will vary with individual professor.

HIST   7638   Research Prospectus

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Planned and supervised research and writing with the goal of producing a research prospectus preliminary to either a Thesis, or a Non-Thesis Project in History, or a Non-Thesis Project in Public History.

HIST   7639   Studies in Georgia History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Engages a variety of selected topics in Georgia History.

HIST   7651   Graduate Seminar in Public History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

In this course, students will explore the latest research, theories, and best practices in the field of Public History through readings, discussions, and written assignments. Topics include but are not limited to: museums; oral history; film, new media, and historical knowledge; popular publishing; national parks; visual history; archives; historical preservation.

HIST   7661   Seminar in Museum Studies

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course provides an introduction to the history and development of museums and the professionalization of the field. It covers the structure and nature of curatorial, education, and administrative work in museums and theoretical and practical issues facing museums today. The course will provide an overview of current method and theory in material culture studies. Students will visit and evaluate museums and virtual exhibits and study major exhibit controversies and debates about the politics of historical memory and exhibition. Readings and discussions will provide a basis for a hands-on section of the course where student teams will create small case exhibits that transmit and display historical knowledge.

HIST   7781   Professional Internship in Public History

1-6 Credit Hours.   1-6 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is designed to give graduate students applied history experiences in museums, historical societies, historical sites, or other venues approved by the History Department Chair or Graduate Director. May be taken only by History graduate students or Certificate in Public History students. The course requires a minimum of 150 hours at the approved site. Maximum of 3 credit hours may apply toward the M.A. degree for students pursuing the thesis option; maximum of 6 credit hours may apply toward the M.A. degree for students pursuing the non-thesis option. This course will not substitute for thesis credit or non-thesis project credit required for the M.A. degree.

HIST   7791   Graduate Internship in History

1-6 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Individually designed project involving off-campus study and research in an appropriate agency. Projects will be under the joint supervision of the sponsoring agency and a faculty supervisor, and must be approved by the History Department Chair or Graduate Director. May be taken only by History graduate students. The course requires a minimum of 150 hours at the approved site. Maximum of 3 credit hours may apply toward the M.A. degree for students pursuing the thesis option.

HIST   7831   Independent Study in History

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics vary with professor. May be repeated only once as topic/theme varies (program of study allows only two HIST   7831/7831S courses).

HIST   7900   Non-Thesis Project in Public History

1-6 Credit Hours.   1-6 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Building upon the work completed in HIST   7781 Professional Internship in Public History, the student will plan and execute a major public project at, or in conjunction with, their approved site. Students will also complete a 6,000 – 10,000 word technical report that must be approved by a three-person faculty committee and orally defended. While this course will normally be taken following the successful completion of HIST   7781, with the permission of the Department Chair it may be taken concurrently. Open only to students pursuing an MA concentration in Public History or Public History Graduate Certificate.

HIST   7990   Non-Thesis Project in History

1-6 Credit Hours.   1-6 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course focuses on planned research and writing directed by a student’s advisor. As part of this course the candidate will produce an article-length paper (approximately 10,000 words) that is defended orally before a committee. Intended for graduate students pursuing the non-thesis option in the M.A. program in History.

HIST   7995   Prof Internship in Pub History

1-6 Credit Hours.   0-12 Lecture Hours.   0-12 Lab Hours.

Individually designed project involving off-campus study and research in an appropriate agency. Projects designed to require at least two terms for completion, during which time the student will be under the joint supervision of the sponsoring agency and the faculty supervisor. Upon completion of the project, students will present the formal report to the master's internship committee. The report must be approved to satisfy the requirement for the master's degree. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits with a maximum of six credits only counting toward the degree.

HIST   7999   Thesis

1-12 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Planned research and writing directed by student's thesis advisor.