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HIST 500   SEMINAR

HIST 502   PUBLIC HISTORY 

HIST 503   HISTORY OF AMERICA BEFORE 1860

HIST 504   TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY

HIST 505   U.S. HISTORY 1860 TO PRESENT

HIST 506   TOPICS IN HISTORY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY

HIST 507   HISTORICAL WRITING

HIST 512   TOPICS IN WORLD HISTORY

HIST 513   TOPICS IN SOCIAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY

HIST 515   THE AMERICAN WEST

HIST 540   HISTORICAL METHODS

HIST 575   PROFESSIONAL PAPER

HIST 588   PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

HIST 589   GRADUATE CONSULTATION

HIST 590   MASTER'S THESIS

HIST 591   SPECIAL TOPICS

HIST 592   INDEPENDENT STUDY

HIST 598   INTERNSHIP

HIST 601   DISSERATATION WORKSHOP

HIST 689   DOCTORAL READING AND RESEARCH

HIST 690   DOCTORAL THESIS 

HIST 502 PUBLIC HISTORY
F On Demand 3 cr. SEM 3
PREREQUISITE: May be repeated. Maximum 6 cr.
-- Advanced readings and discussion in the practice of public history; including oral history, historic preservation, and museum studies.

HIST 503 HISTORY OF AMERICA BEFORE 1860
F 3 cr. SEM 3 May be repeated, not to exceed 6 credits.
PREREQUISITE: HSTA 311 or HSTA 416.
-- Topics in the social, cultural, economic, and political history of Early America in the Atlantic world.

HIST 504 TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
On demand 3 cr. SEM 3 May be repeated. Maximum 6 cr.
-- Advanced readings and discussions in environmental history.

HIST 505 U.S. HISTORY 1860 TO PRESENT
S 3 cr. LEC 3 May be repeated. Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate Standing
-- Graduate research and analysis of important issues in recent American history.

HIST 506 TOPICS IN HISTORY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, & SOCIETY
On demand 3 cr. SEM 3 May be repeated. Maximum 6 cr.
-- Advanced readings and discussion in the history of science, technology, and society.

HIST 507 HISTORICAL WRITING
On demand 3 cr. SEM 3
PREREQUISITE: HIST 540 or equivalent.
-- Advanced seminar in contemporary historiography, historical theory, and narrative style.

HIST 512 TOPICS IN WORLD HISTORY
F 3 cr. SEM 3
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. May be repeated. Maximum 6 cr.
-- Examination of topics of current scholarly concern in history other than United States.

HIST 513 TOPICS IN SOCIAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY
S 3 cr. SEM 3
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. May be repeated. Maximum 6 cr.
-- Examination of topics in social and cultural history of current scholarly concern.

HIST 515 THE AMERICAN WEST
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: HSTA 464 or equivalent. May be repeated. Maximum 6 cr.
-- Directed readings and analysis of major problems in the history of the American West.

HIST 540 HISTORICAL METHODS
F 3 cr. LEC 3 May be repeated. Maximum 6 cr.
-- Consideration of historical thinking, the uses of evidence and historical methodology.

HIST 575 PROFESSIONAL PAPER
F,S,Su 1 - 4 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing.
-- A research or professional paper or project dealing with a topic in the field. The topic must have been mutually agreed upon by the student and his or her major adviser and graduate committee.

HIST 588 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
On Demand 1-3 cr. May be repeated; maximum 3 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, teaching experience and/or current employment in a school organization, consent of instructor and Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- This course may be used only by students who have completed all of their course work (and thesis, if on a thesis plan) but who need additional faculty or staff time or help.

HIST 589 GRADUATE CONSULTATION
F,S,Su 3 cr. IND
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing and approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- This course may be used only by students who have completed all of their course work (and thesis, if on a thesis plan) but who need additional faculty or staff time or help.

HIST 590 MASTER'S THESIS
F,S,Su 1 - 10 cr. IND May be repeated.
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing.

HIST 591 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Upper division courses and others as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

HIST 592 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of instructor, approval of department head, and Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

HIST 594 SEMINAR
On Demand (No credits, pass/fail). SEM 1.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or seniors by petition. Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Topics offered at the graduate level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.

HIST 598 INTERNSHIP
On Demand 2 - 12 cr. IND
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business or other organization to provide guided experience in the field.

HIST 601 DISSERTATION WORKSHOP
F 1 cr. SEM 1
-- Presentation and discussion of dissertation research and writing.

HIST 689 DOCTORAL READING AND RESEARCH
On Demand 3-5 cr. IND May be repeated; maximum 15 cr.
-- Presentation and discussion of dissertation research and writing.

HIST 690 DOCTORAL THESIS
On Demand 1-10 cr. IND May be repeated.

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