History (HIST)

HIST 1301  US History to 1865  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Incorporating many perspectives, this course examines pre-Columbian societies, colonial America, the American Revolution, the early Republic, westward expansion, and the Civil War, among other topics. TSI Restriction(s): Reading and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 1302  US History from 1865  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Incorporating many perspectives, this course examines Reconstruction, the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, post-war America, and other topics. TSI Restriction(s): Reading and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 2301  Texas History  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Spanish background, Anglo-American settlement, the Revolution and Republic and statehood; economic, cultural and political development. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301, HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 2310  Writing History  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

An overview of writing for the historical profession, including proper citation style. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 2312  Native American History  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Survey of Native American history in North America, from prehistoric times to the present. (Formerly 3312) TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 2313  Islamic World I  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Examination of the history of the Islamic World from its origins in the 7th century CE to 1500 CE> (Formerly 3313) TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 2314  Islamic World II  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Examination of the history of the Islamic World from 1500 CE to the present. (Formerly 3314) TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 2321  World Civilizations I  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of the world from the emergence of human cultures through the 15th century. The course examines major cultural regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions over time. Themes include the emergence of early societies, the rise of civilizations, the development of political and legal systems, religion and philosophy, economic systems and trans-regional networks of exchange. The course emphasizes the development, interaction and impact of global exchange. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 2322  World Civilizations II  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of the world from the 15ht century to the present. The course examines major cultural regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions over time. Themes include maritime exploration and transoceanic empires, nation/state formation and industrialization, imperialism, global conflicts and resolutions, and global economic integration. This course emphasizes the development, interaction and impact of global exchange. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 2328  Mexican American Hst 1848-Pres  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Examination of the experience of Mexican Americans since the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo to the present day. (Formerly HIST 3348).

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 2348  Mexican American History  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Examination of the experience of Mexican Americans since the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo to the present day. (Formerly 3348). TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions:

HIST 2351  Latin America I: Colonial Era  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Historical background of early Latin America from pre-Colonial times to the 19th century. (Formerly 4351) TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 2352  Latin American II: Modern Era  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Historical background of contemporary Latin America. (Formerly 4352). TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 2358  Asian History  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

An introduction to political, social, cultural and economic Asian history from antiquity to the present. Emphasis on the study not only of important Asian leaders, cultures and societies, but also of the various religions and philosophies which originated in Asia. (Formerly 4358). TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 2361  African American History  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

A survey of the African American experience from the colonial period to the post-civil rights era. (Formerly 4361). TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 3101  Jaguar Tracks III: History  
Credit: 1 (1-0-0)
  

Development course for upper-level History majors. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: UNIV 2101 or Junior standing.

Restrictions: Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Junior or Senior.Enrollment is limited to students with a major in History.

HIST 3301  Intro to Historical Analysis  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Survey of historiographical literature in selected subject areas; overview of the paradigms and approaches that guide research into and writing about the past. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301,HIST 1302, Junior standing.

Restrictions: Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Junior.

HIST 3311  History of the Spanish Borderlands  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Examination of the history of the Spanish empire in the present-day parts of the United States. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions:

HIST 3312  Europe in the Middle Ages  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Political, economic and cultural developments in Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire to the Renaissance. Formerly 4312. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 2321 or HIST 2322.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 3315  Early Modern Europe to 1815  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Political, economic, and cultural developments in Europe including the Renaissance, Reformation, and Enlightenment periods. Formerly 4315. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 2321 or HIST 2322.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 3316  Europe 1815 to 1914  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Political, social and economic developments in Europe from the Congress of Vienna to the outbreak of World War I with emphasis on the rise of liberalism, nationalism and imperialism. Formerly 4316. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 2321 or HIST 2322.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 3317  Modern Middle East  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Broadly defined as the region stretching from Morocco to Afghanistan, this course covers the political, social, cultural, and religious history of the Middle East. Beginning with European colonialism in the region in the 19th Century through to the modern day, the content of the course includes a country-by-country study of the region as well as consideration of not just Islam and Arabs But also other religions and ethnicities found in the region. Coverage of women’s issues, globalization, post colonialism, and Islamism will also be included. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 2321 or 2322.

Restrictions:

HIST 3318  Europe Since 1914  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Political, social and economic developments in Europe from World War I to the present. Formerly 4318. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 2321 or HIST 2322.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 3330  Colonial America  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

English colonization, Anglo-Indian relations, the emergence of slavery, Puritanism, ending with the French & Indian War. Formerly 4330. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 3331  Amer Rev Early Repub 1763-1850  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

American rebellion, the Revolution, the Confederation period, the Constitution, the Federalist, Jeffersonian, and Jacksonian eras, ending with the Mexican American War and the Compromise of 1850. Formerly 4331. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 3334  Civil War and Reconstruction  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Secession, formation of the Confederacy, military campaigns and Reconstruction. Formerly 4334. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 3335  Gilded Age and Progressive Era  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Industrial revolution, labor-business struggles, rise of Jim Crow, urbanization, immigration, Populism, Progressivism, World War One. Formerly 4335.

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions:

HIST 3336  America's Rise to World Power  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

The 1920s, the Great Depression, and World War II. Formerly 4336. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 3338  United States Since 1945  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Post-war abundance, the Cold War, social and cultural changes, the Vietnam era and the post-Nixon years. Formerly 4338. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 3356  Mexico  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Political, economic and social history of Mexico from pre-Columbian times to the present. Emphasis on the last century. Formerly 4356. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 4101  Jaguar Tracks IV: History  
Credit: 1 (1-0-0)
  

Capstone development course for upper-level History majors. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: UNIV 3101 or HIST 3101 Senior standing.

Restrictions: Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Senior.Enrollment is limited to students with a major in History.

HIST 4301  Methods of Historical Research  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Procedures and methods of historical research. Introduction to types of historical data, the analysis of sources, the use of computer techniques in historical research and the methods of historical writing.

Prerequisites: HIST 3301, Senior standing TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions: Prerequisite: HIST 3301.Enrollment limited to students with a semester level of Senior.Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 4311  Crusading in Medieval Europe  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

This is a social and cultural history of medieval Europe during the time of the crusades. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions:

HIST 4313  Heretics and Witches  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

This course introduces students to heresy and witchcraft in medieval and early modern Europe. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Restrictions:

HIST 4317  Nazi Germany  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Origins, history, and development of the National Socialist German Worker's Party in the period between 1920 and 1945. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and 1302.

Restrictions:

HIST 4319  The Holocaust  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Origins, history, and course of the National Socialist effort to annihilate the Jews of Europe. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, Math, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 4335  Gilded Age & Progressive Era  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Industrial revolution, labor-business struggles, rise of Jim Crow, urbanization, immigration, Populism, Progressivism, World War One. Formerly 4335. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 4340  US Social and Cultural History  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

The development of American society and culture with emphasis on religious trends, ethnic groups and the family. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 4342  U.S. Foreign Policy  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

American foreign relations from the Revolution to the present with emphasis on the 20th century. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 4347  The American West  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

An examination of the history of the American West from pre-contact to the present. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 4348  Mexican American History, 1848 to Present  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Examination of the experience of Mexican Americans since the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo to the present day. (Credit may not be obtained in both HIST 4348 and SWBS 4348 or HIST 4348 and HIST 3348.)

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 4360  Women in History  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Investigation of the social, economic and political position of women from the Renaissance to contemporary America and a comparison of the ideal expounded by different historical epochs with woman's actual role in each society. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 4363  War and Society  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

The social, economic, political, and technological impact of warfare in world history. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 2321 and HIST 2322.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 4364  Women & Gender-Latin America  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Intensive seminar on the history of women in Latin America from pre-Columbian times to the present, exploring their role in various societies and challenges to notions of ideal womanhood during conquest, settlement, independence, and nation-state formation.

Prerequisites: HIST 1301, HIST 1302 TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 4366  Childhood in America  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

A survey of the history of children, childhood, and youth in the US and global context. Examines the historical experiences of children and youth, as well as changing ideas about childhood and adolescence, across historical periods. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301 and HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

HIST 4370  Crucial Topics in History  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Intensive seminar on a specialized topic in history, culminating in the production of a significant research paper. May be repeated once for credit as the topic changes. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: HIST 1301, HIST 1302.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).

HIST 4398  History Internship  
Credits: 3 (3-0-0)
  

Supervised professional experience in a museum, archive, public history site, or other community setting. Student may repeat this class for a maximum of 6 semester credit hours. TSI Restriction(s): Reading, and Writing

Prerequisites: Approval of History faculty.

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Repeat Status: Course may be repeated 1 time(s).