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Department of History

http://www.montana.edu/history/

The curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree will provide the student with a clear view of the past in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Students in the history curriculum will have an opportunity to examine ideas; gain an understanding of how to do historical research; and learn to read critically, to write carefully, and to think problems through to a logical conclusion.

A degree in history serves as preparation for teaching and government service as well as a background for law, journalism, management, and public relations. The study of history, whether through peoples, events, or forces, will aid the student in combating the lamentable tendency to think only in present terms.

Each student, in consultation with an advisor, selects a program of courses consistent with his or her interests and educational objectives. A teaching option is provided for students preparing for positions in secondary education.

The department encourages students to engage in independent study through the Yellowstone Internship Program and Departmental Honors Option. This option has the following requirements:

  1. Students must have a minimum 3.5 grade-point average in their major and a 3.0 GPA overall.
  2. Students must present an acceptable, bound senior thesis, and an oral defense of the thesis.

Students may attain 3-6 undergraduate independent study credits while working for the thesis. These credits will fulfill part, or all, of the UNRESTRICTED upper division history electives requirement. Qualified students may enroll in the honors option through their departmental advisers.


Curricula in History


HISTORY OPTION

Freshman YearCredits
CLS 101US--Freshman Seminar3
WRIT 101W--College Writing I3
M Core3
Take one of the following:
     HSTR 101IH--Western Civilization I4
     HSTR 102IH--Western Civilization II 4
Take one of the following:
     HSTA 101IH--American History I4
     HSTA 102IH--American History II4
     HSTA 160D--Introduction to the American West 4
One Year Modern Lang8
University Core and Electives5
30
Sophomore YearCredits
Take two of the following:
     HSTR 140D--Modern Asia4
     HSTR 130D--Latin American History4
     HSTR 145D--History of Japan4
     HSTR 160D--Modern World History4
     RELS 110D--Religion and Conflict4
     HSTR/RELS 232D--Religion in Latin America3
Take one of the following for U.S.Region:
     HSTA 311--Early America3
     HSTA 316--American Civil War Era3
     HSTA 318--Gilded Age to 19403
     HSTA 322--American History:WWII to Present3
     HSTA 464--Trans-Mississippi West3
     HSTA 407-- Gender in US & Canadian West3
     HSTA 460--Montana and the West3
     HSTA 406-- McCarthy/Ike/Truman3
     HSTA 408--Gender in America3
     HSTA 416--Race & Class in America3
     HSTA 411--History of American Constitution4
     HSTA 450--History of American Indians3
     HSTA 482--History of American Technology3
     HSTA 412--American Thought & Culture3
     HSTA 470--American Environmental History 3
University Core and Electives 19
29-30
Junior YearCredits
Take one of the following for European Region:
     HSTR 359--Russia to 19173
     HSTR302--Ancient Greece3
     HSTR 304--Ancient Rome3
     HSTA 322--American History:WWII to Present3
     HSTR 324--20TH Century Europe3
     HSTR 350--Modern Britain3
     HSTR 353--Modern France3
     HSTR 362--Modern Germany3
     HSTR 376--Twentieth Century War3
     HSTR 372--The World at War3
     HSTR 410--Family,Gender & Law in Ancient Greece/Rome3
     HSTR 423--European Intellectual History3
Take two of the following for Asia/Latin America/Islamic World Region:
     HSTR 330--History of Mexico3
     HSTR 366--Middle East/20TH Century3
     HSTR 340--Age of the Shoguns3
     HSTR 342--Japan's Long 19TH Century3
     HSTR 345--Modern China3
     HSTR 346--Modern India,Pakistan, & Bangladesh3
     HSTR 432--Colonial Latin America3
     HSTR 444--Japanese Women's History3
     HSTR 430--Latin Amer Soc History3
     HSTR 431--Race in Latin America3
     HSTR/SPNS 433--Latin American Perspectives3
     HSTR 434--Gender Sexuality and Social Change in Latin America3
     HSTR 446--Science & Medicine in China3
     HSTR 443--Gender in Asia3
     HSTR 484--World Environmental History3
University Core and Electives 21
30
Senior YearCredits
     HSTA 499--Sen Capstone:Hist Methodology3

Take five of the following, excluding courses that were taken to fulfill the Required World Regions above. Three of the five history electives from the below list constitute the student's Field of Concentration. Fields of Concentration include Environmental History, History of Race & Gender, History of Science & Technology, Asian History, Latin American History, European History, U.S. History, History of the American West, Cultural & Intellectual History, History Scholar's Program.


     HSTR 330--History of Mexico3
     HSTA 311--Early America3
     HSTA 316--American Civil War Era3
     HSTA 318--Gilded Age to 19403
     HSTR 359--Russia to 19173
     HSTR 302--Ancient Greece3
     HSTR 304--Ancient Rome3
     HSTA 322--American History:WWII to Present3
     HSTR 322--19TH Century Europe3
     HSTR 324--20TH Century Europe3
     HSTR 350--Modern Britain3
     HSTR 366--Middle East/20TH Century3
     HSTR 353--Modern France3
     HSTR 362--Modern Germany3
     HSTR 376--Twentieth Century War3
     HSTR 372--The World at War3
     HSTR 340--Age of the Shoguns3
     HSTR 342--Japan's Long 19TH Century3
     HSTR 345--Modern China3
     HSTR 346--Modern India, Pakistan & Bangladesh3
     HSTA 464--Trans-Mississippi West3
     HSTA 407-- Gender in US & Canadian West3
     HSTA 460--Montana and the West3
     HSTA 406--McCarthy/Ike/Truman3
     HSTR 432--Colonial Latin America3
     HSTA 408--Gender in America3
     HSTR 444--Japanese Women's History3
     HSTR 430--Latin Amer Soc History3
     HSTA 416--Race & Class in America3
     HSTR 431--Race in Latin America3
     HSTR/SPNS 433--Latin Amer Perspectives3
     HSTR 410--Family,Gender, Law in Ancient Greece/Rome3
     HSTA 411--History of American Constitution4
     HSTR 434--Gender,Sexuality & Social Change in Latin America3
     HSTR 446--Science & Medicine in China3
     HSTR 417--Sci Tech Soc 1500-18003
     HSTR 419--Modern Science3
     HSTR 480--Creatures:Art and Biology3
     HSTA 450--History of American Indian3
     HSTA 482--History of American Technology3
     HSTA 412--American Thought & Culture3
     HSTR 486--Museum History3
     HSTR 485--Cabinets of Curiosities:Travels of Exotica3
     HSTR 423--European Intellectual History3
     HSTA 468--History of Yellowstone3
     HSTR 445--Sci,Tech, and Environment in Japan3
     HSTA 470--American Environmental History3
     HSTR 443--Gender in Asia3
     HSTR 482--Animal Histories3
     HSTR 484--World Environmental History 3
University Core and Electives12
30

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above. Students must receive a grade of C- or better in all required courses.


HISTORY TEACHING OPTION

Candidates seeking a teaching career in Montana's public schools with a major in history may follow the teaching option as listed below. Students must be careful to complete their core requirements in their first three years as their senior year will be almost completely filled with required courses.

Freshman YearCredits
CLS 101US--Freshman Seminar3
WRIT 101W--College Writing I 3
EDCI 102--In-School Experience1
HDHL 106--Drug Hlth Issue for Ed1
HSTR 101IH--Western Civilization I4
HSTR 102IH--Western Civilization II4
Take two of the following:
    HSTR 101IH--American History I4
    HSTA 102IH--American History II4
    HSTA 160D--Introduction to the American West4
University Core and Electives3
30
Sophomore YearCredits
EDCI 209--Ed Psy Adol Dev3
EDCI 360--Found of Assmnt2
EDSD 363--Multicultural Education1
HDCF 150IS--Lifespan Human Devlpmt3
Take two of the following:
     HSTR 140D--Modern Asia4
     HSTR 130D--Latin American History 4
     HSTR 145D--History of Japan4
     HSTR 160D--Modern World History4
     RELS 110D--Religion and Conflict4
     HSTR/RELS 232D--Religion in Latin America 3
Take one of the following for U.S. Region:
     HSTA 311--Early America3
     HSTA 316--American Civil War Era3
     HSTA 318--Gilded Age to 19403
     HSTA 322--American History:WWII to Present3
     HSTA 464--Trans-Mississippi West3
     HSTA 407-- Gender in US & Canadian West 3
     HSTA 460--Montana and the West3
     HSTA 406-- McCarthy/Ike/Truman3
     HSTA 408--Gender in America3
     HSTA 416--Race & Class in America3
     HSTA 411--History of the American Constitution3
     HSTA 450--History of American Indians3
     HSTA 482--History of American Technology3
     HSTA 412--American Thought & Culture3
     HSTA 470--American Environmental History 3
University Core and Electives10
29-30
Junior YearCredits
EDSD 301--Paraprofessional Experience1
EDCI 320--Found of Instr Computing2
EDSD 458--Method Teach Soc Study3
GPHY 141D--Geography of World Regions

3

HDCF 356--Exceptional Needs

3

Takeone of the following for European Region:
     HSTR 359--Russia to 19173
     HSTR 302--Ancient Greece3
     HSTR 304--Ancient Rome3
     HSTR 322--19TH Century Europe3
     HSTR 324--20TH Century Europe3
     HSTR 350--Modern Britain3
     HSTR 353--Modern France3
     HSTR 362--Modern Germany3
     HSTR 376--Twentieth Century War3
     HSTR 372--The World at War3
     HSTR 410--Family,Gender & Law in Ancient Greece/Rome3
     HSTR 423--European Intellectual History3
Take two of the following Asia/Latin America/Islamic World Region:
     HSTR 330--History of Mexico3
     HSTR 366--Middle East/20TH Century3
     HSTR 340--Age of the Shoguns3
     HSTR 342--Japan's Long 19TH Century3
     HSTR 345--Modern China3
     HSTR 346--Modern India,Pakistan, & Bangladesh 3
     HSTR 432--Colonial Latin America3
     HSTR 444--Japanese Women's History3
     HSTR 430--Latin Amer Soc History3
     HSTR 431--Race in Latin America3
     HSTR/SPNS 433--Latin American Perspectives3
     HSTR 434--Gender Sexuality and Social Change in Latin America3
     HSTR 443--Gender in Asia3
     HSTR 484--World Environmental History3
University Core and Electives9
30
Senior YearCredits
EDSD 410--Student Teaching10-12
EDSD 413--Professional Issues2
HSTR/HSTA 499R--Sen Capstone: Hist Methodology3
Take four of the following, excluding courses that were taken to fulfill the Required World Regions above:
     HSTR 330--History of Mexico3
     HSTA 311--Early America3
     HSTR 316--American Civil War Era3
     HSTA 318--Gilded Age to 19403
     HSTR 359--Russia to 19173
     HSTR 302--Ancient Greece3
     HSTR 304--Ancient Rome3
     HSTA 322--American History:WWII to Present3
     HSTR 322--19TH Century Europe3
     HSTR 324--20TH Century Europe3
     HSTR 350--Modern Britain3
     HSTR 366--Middle East/20TH Century3
     HSTR 353--Modern France3
     HSTR 362--Modern Germany3
     HSTR 376--Twentieth Century War3
     HSTR 372--The World at War3
     HSTR 340--Age of the Shoguns3
     HSTR 342--Japan's Long 19TH Century3
     HSTR 345--Modern China3
     HSTR 346--Modern India, Pakistan, & Bangladesh3
     HSTA 464--Trans-Mississippi West3
     HSTA 407-- Gender in US & Canadian West3
     HSTA 460--Montana and the West3
     HIST 406--Anti-Communism, Truman-Eisenhower Years 3
     HSTR 432--Colonial Latin America3
     HSTA 408--Gender in America3
     HSTR 444--Japanese Women's History3
     HSTR 430--Latin Amer Soc History3
     HSTA 416--Race & Class in America3
     HSTR 431--Race in Latin America3
     HSTR/SPNS 433--Latin America Perspectives3
     HSTR 410--Family,Gender, and Law in Ancient Greece/Rome3
     HSTA 411--History of the American Constitution4
     HSTR 434--Gender,Sexuality & Social Change in Latin America3
     HSTR 446--Science and Medicine in China3
     HSTR 417--Sci Tech Soc 1500-18003
     HSTR 419--Modern Science3
     HSTR 480--Creatures:Art and Biology3
     HSTA 450--History of American Indians3
     HSTA 482--History of American Technology3
     HSTA 412--America Thought & Culture 3
     HSTR 486--Museum History3
     HSTR 485--Cabinets of Curiosities:Travels of Exotica3
     HSTR 423--European Intellectual History3
     HSTA 468--History of Yellowstone3
     HSTR 445-Sci,Tech, and Environment in Japan3
     HSTA 470--American Environmental History 3
     HSTR 443--Gender in Asia3
     HSTR 482--Animal Histories3
     HSTR 484--World Environmental History 3
University Core and Electives12
27-30

The History Teaching option does not require a teaching minor, but students who are considering a public school career are strongly urged to acquire a teaching minor. If you choose a teaching minor, you should expect to require more than 120 credits to complete your program.

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above. Students must receive a grade of C- or better in all required courses.



SCIENCE, THE ENVIRONMENT, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY (SETS)

The SETS major offers students a multi-disciplinary course of study that analyzes science, technology, and the environment within their broader cultural contexts, including intellectual and social history, environmental history, religious studies, and philosophy.

Students will choose one of several specialties as a focus for their coursework, such as Philosophy of Science, History of Science and Technology, Science and Technology Policy, or Environmental History. Moreover, students are required to become knowledgeable about one or more areas of science, technology, environmental studies, or public policy, as we believe that such literacy is an important part of a liberal arts education in a land-grant institution. Students will therefore be required to take a least 12 credits in an appropriate science, social science or engineering discipline. Finally a capstone is required for all students; each will complete an original research paper synthesizing their scientific, technological, and humanistic knowledge.


SETS OPTION

Freshman YearCredits
CLS 101US--Freshman Seminar3
WRIT 101W--College Writing3
M Core3
Take two of the following:
     HSTR 101IH--Western Civilization I 4
     HSTA 102IH--Western Civilization II 4
     HSTR 140D--Modern Asia4
     HSTR 130D--Latin American History4
     HSTR 145D--History of Japan4
     HSTR 160D--Modern World History4
     HSTA 101IH--American History I4
     HSTA 102IH--American History II4
     HSTA 160D--Introduction to the American West4
     HSTR/RELS 232D--Religion in Latin America3
Take one of the following:
     PHIL 105IH--Problems with Good and Evil3
     PHIL 120IH--Reason and Reality3
University Core and Electives10
29-30
Sophomore YearCredits
HIST 224RH--Science,Environment,Technology,Society 3
Take one of the following:
     RELS 105D--Introduction to the Study of Religion3
     RELS 110D--Religion and Conflict4
Takeone of the following:
     HSTR 282CS--Darwinian Revolutions3
     HSTR 207CS--Science & Technology in World History3
     PHIL 225CS--Science, Psuedo-Science, and Subjectivity3
     PHIL 226CS--Other Animals3
Take one of the approved Science/Technology/Social
Science courses listed below:
3-4
Take one of the approved upper-level Science/Technology/Social
Science courses listed below:
3
One Year Modern Language8
University Core and Electives7
30-32
Junior YearCredits
Take one of the following:
     PHIL 338--Bio-medical Ethics3
     PHIL 340--Environmental Ethics3
     PHIL 342--Approaches to Epistemology3
     PHIL 362--Philosophy of Race3
     PHIL 378--Philosophy of Science3
     PHIL 388--Philosophy of Technology3
     RELS 402--Natural, Unnatural, Supernatural3
Take two of the approved Science/Technology/Social
Science courses listed below:
6
University Core and Electives21
30
Senior YearCredits
Take five of the following:
     HSTR 446--Science & Medicine in China3
     HSTR 417--Sci Tech Soc 1500-18003
     HSTR 419--History of Modern Science 3
     HSTA 482--History of American Technology3
     HSTA 412--American Thought & Culture3
     HSTR 486--Museum History3
     HSTR 485--Cabinets of Curiosities:Travels of Exotica3
     HSTA 468--History of Yellowstone3
     HSTR 445--Sci, Tech, and Environment in Japan 3
     HSTA 470--American Environmental History3
     HSTR 482--Animal Histories3
     HSTR 484--World Environmental History3
Take one of the approved upper-level Science/Technology/Social
Science courses listed below:
3
Take one of the following::
     HSTR 499R & HSTA 499R--Sen Capstone:Hist Methodology 3
     HSTA/HSTR 490R--Undergraduate Research 3
     PHIL 490R--Undergraduate Research 3
     RELS 490R--Undergraduate Research 3
University Core and Electives9
30

Approved Science/Technology/Social Sciences Courses for SETS Option:

In addition to satisfying the university core science requirements, students, only after consultation with their academic advisor, are required to take 12 credits of science in one science or engineering or social science or public policy discipline from the approved courses listed below. One of these courses must be at the 300 and above.

Approved Science, Technology, and Social Science Courses:

PHYS 101, Mysteries of the Sky; PHYS 103, Our Physical World; PHYS 201, Physics by Inquiry; PHYS 205, College Physics I; PHYS 206, College Physics II; PHYS 211, General and Modern Physics I; PHYS 311, Introduction to Astronomy; PHYS 341, Special Relativity; BIOL 101, Biology of Organisms; BIO 103, Environmental Issues and Society; BIO 303, Principles of Ecology; BIO 405, Advanced Animal Ecology; BIO 406, Rocky Mountain Ecosystems; BIO 407, Alpine Ecology; BIO 421, Yellowstone Wildlife Ecology; CHMY 121: Intro to General Chemistry; CE442, Environmental Science; GPHY 111, Intro to Physical Geography; ERTH 307, Principles of Geomorphology; ERTH 455, Physiography of the U.S. F&WL 201: Introduction to Fish and Wildlife; F&WL 301, Principles of Fish and Wildlife Management; GPHY 141, Geography of World Regions; GEOG 210, Weather and Climate; GEOG 302, Biogeography; GEOG 430, Mountain Geography; GEO 103, Intro to Envrmntl Geology; LRES 110: Land Resources and Environmental Sciences; LRES 201, Soil Resources; LRES 352, Watershed Management; LRES 421: Holistic Thought & Management; LRES 461, Restoration Ecology; PS 102, Plant Science, Resources and the Environment; ECNS 101, Economic Ways of Thinking; ECNS 317, Economic Development; ECNS 332, Economics of Natural Resources; ENGL 314, Literature of Place; GEOG 234, Geographical Planning; GEOG 323, Western Water Policy and Planning; MGMT 473, Management of Western Resources; PSCI 210, Intro to American Government; PSCI 365, Pub Policy Issues and Analysis; SOCI 308, Population Problems; SOCI 470, Environmental Sociology.

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above. Students must receive a grade of C- or better in all required courses.



JAPAN STUDIES OPTION

The Japan Studies major offers students a curriculum that investigates Japanese history, culture, and language in an interdisciplinary setting and that encourages students to study abroad in Japan at partner universities. Areas of coursework include Japanese spoken and written language, pre-modern and modern Japanese literature, conventional and animated film studies, early modern and modern Japanese history, Japanese anthropology and the history of Japanese science, technology and environment.

Students may choose an area of specialization during their coursework, such as in literature or history, but all students will be required to take three years or 22 credits of Japanese language. Japanese language skills are at the heart of meaningful exchange and interaction with Japanese people. Through this demanding curriculum, students will acquire the highly specialized skills needed to succeed in Japan or in Japanese contexts, whether pursuing careers in business, academia, or science.

The Japan Studies major also trains students in useful liberal arts methodologies, such as critical thinking, stylistically sound writing, and the clear public articulation of complex ideas. During their senior year, students are required to complete a "capstone " research project, which focuses on student designed and executed projects. These projects are pursued as an Independent Problem with one of the Japan Studies faculty.

Freshman YearCredits
CLS 101US--Freshman Seminar 3
WRIT 101W--College Writing 3
M Core 3
JPNS 101--Elementary Japanese I4
JPNS 102D--Elementary Japanese II 4
HSTR 145D--History of Japan 4
University Core and Electives 9
30
Sophomore YearCredits
JPNS 201D--Intermediate Japanese I 4
JPNS 202D--Intermediate Japanese II 4
Take one of following:
ANTH 252--Contemporary Japan 3
JPNS 315--Introduction to Japanese Literature3
Take one of following:
     HSTR 140D--Modern Asia 4
     RELS 202D--Asian Rels: Hinduism & Buddhism 3
     RELS 203D--Asian Rels: from Taoism to Zen3
     PHIL 220--Philosophies of Asia3
     ART 302IA--Survey of Asian Art3
     HSTR 345--Modern China3
     HSTR 346--Modern India,Pakistan, & Bangladesh 3
     HSTR 446--Science & Medicine in China3
     HSTR 443--Gender in Asia3
University Core and Electives 15-16
29-31
Junior YearCredits
JPNS 340--Adv Readings & Grammar3
JPNS 305--Advanced Conversation3
Take two of following:
     ANTH 347--Gender and Sexuality-Japan 3
     ANTH 353--Popular Culture-Japan 3
     HSTR 340--Age of the Shoguns3
     HSTR 342--Japan's Long 19TH Century3
     HSTR 444--Japanese Women's History3
     HSTR 445--Sci,Tech, and Environment in Japan 3
     JPNS 350--Japanese Cult & Civiliz3
     JPNS 352--Japanese Portrayals of WWII3
     JPNS 320--Classical Japanese Literature3
     JPNS 321--Modern Japanese Literature3
     JPNS 325--Women in Japanese Lit & Culture3
     JPNS 361--Japanese Text & Cinema3
     JPNS 371--Japanese Film and Anime3
University Core and Electives 18
30
Senior YearCredits
JPNS 340--Japanese Adv Reading & Grammar3
JPNS 305--Japanese Advanced Conversations3
Take one of following:
     JPNS 450R--Sem: Japanese Literature & Culture3
     JPNS 490R--Undergraduate Research3
     JPNS 492--Independent Study3
     HSTR/HSTA 490R--Undergraduate Research3
     HSTR/HSTA 492--Independent Study3
     ANTH 490R--Undergraduate Research 3
     ANTH 492--Independent Study3
Take two of following:
     ANTH 347--Gender and Sexuality-Japan 3
     ANTH 353--Popular Culture-Japan 3
     HSTR 340--Age of the Shoguns3
     HSTR 342--Japan's Long 19TH Century3
     HSTR 444--Japanese Women's History3
     HSTR 445--Sci, Tech, and Environment in Japan 3
     JPNS 350--Japanese Cult & Civiliz3
     JPNS 352--Japanese Portrayals of WWII3
     JPNS 320--Classical Japanese Literature3
     JPNS 321--Modern Japanese Literature3
     JPNS 325--Women in Japanese Lit & Culture3
     JPNS 361--Text & Cinema3
     JPNS 371--Japanese Film and Anime3
University Core and Electives 15
30

The Japan Studies Option requires 47 credits in Japan-related courses. Not all of the four upper-division Japan Studies electives can be from the same department. Students must have a total of at least 120 credits to graduate. Of these, 42 credits must be in upper-division courses (300 level or higher). With the expressed consent of the program director, the following courses may be substituted by similar courses taken in Japan under student-exchange programs: ART 302; HSTR 140, 374, 375, 467; JPNS 101, 102, 219, 220, 315; PHIL 220; and RELS 202, 203. Students must receive a grade of C- or better in all required courses.


RELIGIOUS STUDIES OPTION

The History Major with Religious Studies Option introduces students to the methods of history and religious studies, exploring how these strategies can be compatible or held in tension, in a multi-disciplinary course of study for the analysis of what religion is or does within various cultural contexts. As such, in addition to the core course requirements, students will be required to take a broad base of courses in history and religious studies. Each disciplinary approach and subject-matter emphasis opens up possibilities for students to hone their analytical skills, create research topics, and develop a focused reading and writing plan.

Freshman YearCredits
CLS 101US--Freshman Seminar3
WRIT 101W--College Writing I3
M Core3
Take one of following::
     HSTR 101IH--Western Civilization I 4
     HSTR 102IH--West Civilization II 4
Take one of following::
     HSTA 101IH--American History I4
     HSTA 102IH--American History I 4
     HSTA 160D--Introduction to the American West4
Take one of following:
     RELS 201D--Religion in Latin America3
     RELS 202D--Asian Religions: Hinduism & Buddhism3
     RELS 203D--Asian Religions: from Taoism to Zen3
     RELS 110D--Religion and Conflict 4
University Core and Electives9-10
29-31
Sophomore YearCredits
Take one of following:
     HSTR 140D--Modern Asia 4
     HSTR 130D--Latin American History4
     HSTR 145D --History of Japan 4
     HSTR 160D--Modern World History4
Take one of following:
     RELS 204IH--Introduction to Hebrew Bible 3
     RELS 205IH--Introduction to New Testament 3
     RELS 207IH--Myth, Metaphor, and Metamorphosis3
Take two of following:
     RELS 105D--Introduction to the Theory of Religion3
     RELS 206IH--Origins of God 3
     RELS 217IH--Religion and Science 3
     RELS 220IH--Interpretation of American Religion4
One Year Modern Language8
University Core and Electives10
30-32
Junior YearCredits
Take one of the following for U.S. Region:
     HSTA 311--Early America3
     HSTA 316--American Civil War Era3
     HSTA 318--Gilded Age to 19403
     HSTA 322--American History:WWII to Present3
     HSTA 464--Trans-Mississippi West3
     HSTA 407-- Gender in US & Canadian West3
     HSTA 460--Montana and the West3
     HSTA 406-- McCarthy/Ike/Truman3
     HSTA 408--Gender in America3
     HSTA 41--Race & Class in America3
     HSTA 411--History of the American Constitution3
     HSTA 450--History of American Indians3
     HSTA 482--History of American Technology3
     HSTA 412--American Thought & Culture3
     HSTA 470--American Environmental History3
Take one of the following for European Region:
     HSTR 359--Russia to 1917 3
     HSTR 302--Ancient Greece 3
     HSTR 304--Ancient Rome3
     HSTR 322--19TH Century Europe 3
     HSTR 324--20TH Century Europe3
     HSTR 350--Modern Britain3
     HSTR 353--Modern France3
     HSTR 362--Modern Germany3
     HSTR 376--Twentieth Century War3
     HSTR 372--The World at War3
     HSTR 410--Family, Gender & Law in Ancient Greece/Rome3
     HSTR 423--European Intellectual History3
Take one of the following for Asia/Latin America/Islamic World Region:
     HSTR 330--History of Mexico3
     HSTR 366--Middle East/20TH Century3
     HSTR 340--Age of the Shoguns3
     HSTR 342--Japan's Long 19TH Century3
     HSTR 345--Modern China3
     HIST 375--Modern India, Pakistan & Bangladesh 3
     HSTR 432--Colonial Latin America3
     HSTA 408--Gender in America3
     HSTR 444--Japanese Women's History3
     HSTR 430--Latin Amer Soc History3
     HSTR 431--Race in Latin America3
     HIST/SPNS 430--Latin American Perspectives3
     HSTR 434--Gender Sexuality and Social Change in Latin America3
     HSTR 446--Science & Medicine in China3
     HSTR 443--Gender in Asia3
     HSTR 482--World Environmental History3
Take one of the following for upper-division history elective, excluding courses taken to fulfill above requirements.
     HSTR 330--History of Mexico3
     HSTA 311--Early America3
     HSTA 316--American Civil War Era3
     HSTA 318--Gilded Age to 19403
     HSTR 359--Russia to 19173
     HSTR 302--Ancient Greece3
     HSTR 304--Ancient Rome3
     HSTA 322--American History:WWII to Present3
     HSTR 322--19TH Century Europe3
     HSTR 324--20TH Century Europe3
     HSTR 350--Modern Britain3
     HSTR 366--Middle East/20TH Century3
     HSTR 353--Modern France3
     HSTR 362--Modern Germany3
     HSTR 376--Twentieth Century War3
     HSTR 372--The World at War3
     HSTR 340--Age of the Shoguns3
     HSTR 342--Japan's Long 19th Century3
     HSTR 345--Modern China3
     HSTR 346--Modern India, Pakistan, & Bangladesh3
     HSTA 464--Trans-Mississippi West3
     HSTA 407-- Gender in US & Canadian West3
     HSTA 460--Montana and the West3
     HSTA 406-- McCarthy/Ike/Truman3
     HSTR 432--Colonial Latin America3
     HSTA 408--Gender in America3
     HSTR 444--Japanese Women's History3
     HSTR 430--Latin Amer Soc History3
     HSTA 416--Race & Class in America3
     HSTR 431--Race in Latin America3
     HIST/SPNS 433--Latin America Perspectives 3
     HSTR 410--Family,Gender, Law in Ancient Greece/Rome3
     HSTA 411--History of American Constitution4
     HSTR 434--Gender,Sexuality & Social Change in Latin America3
     HSTR 446--Science and Medicine in China3
     HSTR 417--Sci Tech Soc 1500-18003
     HSTR 419--Modern Science3
     HSTR 480--Creatures:Art and Biology3
     HSTA 450--History of North American Indian3
     HSTA 482--History American Technology3
     HSTA 412--American Thought & Culture 3
     HSTR 486--Museum History3
     HSTR 485--Cabinets of Curiosities:Travels of Exotica3
     HSTR 423--European Intellectual History3
     HSTA 468--History of Yellowstone3
     HSTR 445-Sci, Tech, and Environment in Japan3
     HSTA 470--American Environmental History 3
     HSTR 443--Gender in Asia3
     HSTR 482--Animal Histories3
     HSTR 484--World Environmental History 3
University Core and Electives 18
30-31
Senior YearCredits
Take one of following:
     HSTR 499R & HSTA 499R--Sen Capstone:Hist Methodology 3
     HSTA/HSTR 492--Independent Study3
     HSTA/HSTR490R--Undergraduate Research 3
     RELS 492--Independent Study3
     RELS 490R--Undergraduate Research3
Take two of following:
     RELS 321--Gender and Religion3
     RELS 325--Literature and Religion3
     RELS 326--Mystics, Founders, Reformers3
     RELS 330--Religion and Society in Ancient Egypt3
     RELS 332--Biblical Archaeology3
     RELS 402--Natural, Unnatural & Supernatural3
     RELS 405--Text & Image3
     RELS 407--Isms: Religious Background3
     RELS 410--Psyche & the Sacred3
University Core and Electives 21
30

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses 300 and above. Students must receive a grade of C- or better in all required courses.


JAPAN STUDIES MINOR (NON-TEACHING)

The Japan Studies Program offers a non-teaching, interdisciplinary minor in Japan Studies through the Department on History and Philosophy and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. The Program's mission is to provide students with the skills and understanding they need to succeed in Japanese contexts. The minor requires basic Japanese language proficiency and a broad knowledge of Japanese history, literature, and civilization. It includes 8 credits in Japanese language training, 12 credits in elective course work, and a 3-credit capstone course, for a total of 23 credits.

Those wishing to declare a minor in Japan Studies must submit an "Application for a Non-teaching Minor" to the Registrar's Office by the end of the semester one year prior to the semester of completion. In order to receive the minor, students must successfully complete the following course work:

REQUIRED

Credits
JPNS 101--Elementary Japanese I4
JPNS 102D--Elementary Japanese II4
Take four of the following:
     HSTR 145D--History of Japan4
     JPNS 201--Intermed Japanese I4
     JPNS 202D--Intermed Japanese II4
     ANTH 252--Contemporary Japan3
     JPNS 315--Intro to Japanese Literature3
     JPNS 340--Japanese Adv Readings & Grammar3
     JPNS 351 --Adv Communications & Comp3
     ANTH 347--Gender and Sexuality-Japan3
     ANTH 353--Popular Culture-Japan3
     HSTR 340--Age of the Shoguns3
     HSTR 342--Japan's Long 19TH Century 3
     HSTR 444--Japanese Women's History3
     HSTR 445--Sci, Tech, and Environment in Japan3
     JPNS 301--Japanese Culture & Civilization3
     JPNS 306--Japanese Portrayals of WWII3
     JPNS 320--Classical Japanese Literature3
     JPNS 321--Modern Japanese Literature3
     JPNS 341--Women in Japanese Lit & Culture3
     JPNS 361--Text & Cinema3
     JPNS 371--Japanese Film and Anime3
Take one of the following Capstone Courses:
     JPNS 450R--Sem: Japanese Literature & Culture3
     JPNS 490R--Undergraduate Research 3
     JPNS 492--Independent Study3
     HSTA/HSTR490R--Undergraduate Research3
     HSTA/HSTR 492--Independent Study3
     ANTH 490R--Undergraduate Research Activity3
     ANTH 492--Independent Study3

Not all courses may be taken in the same department. At least six credits must be upper division (numbered 300 or above). Other appropriate courses, including those taken abroad, may be substituted with the approval of the Director of Japan Studies.


HISTORY MINOR (NON-TEACHING)


Credits
Take one of the following:
     HSTR 101IH--Western Civilization I 4
     HSTR 102IH--Western Civilization II 4
     HSTR 160D--Modern World History4
Take one of the following:
     HSTA 101IH--American History I 4
     HSTA 102IH--American History II 4
     HSTA 160D--Introduction to the American West 4
Take two of the following:
     HSTR 140D--Modern Asia 4
     HSTR 130D--Latin American History 4
     HSTR 145D--History of Japan 4
Take one of the following:
     HSTR 330--History of Mexico3
     HSTA 311--Early America3
     HSTA 316--American Civil War Era3
     HSTA 318--Gilded Age to 19403
     HSTR 359--Russia to 19173
     HSTR 302--Ancient Greece3
     HSTR 304--Ancient Rome3
     HSTA 322--American History:WWII to Present3
     HSTR 322--19TH Century Europe3
     HSTR 324--20TH Century Europe3
     HSTR 350--Modern Britain3
     HSTR 353--Modern France3
     HSTR 362--Modern Germany3
     HSTR 376--Twentieth Century War3
     HSTR 372--The World at War3
Take one of the following:
     HSTR 340--Age of Shoguns3
     HSTR 342--Japan's Long 19TH Century3
     HSTR 345--Modern China3
     HSTR 346--Modern India, Pakistan,& Bangladesh3
Take one of the following:
     HSTA 464--Trans-Mississippi West3
     HSTA 407-- Gender in US & Canadian West3
     HSTA 460--Montana and the West3
     HSTA 406-- McCarthy/Ike/Truman3
     HSTA 408--Gender in America3
     HSTR 444--Japanese Women's History3
     HSTR 430--Latin Amer Soc History3
     HSTA 416--Race & Class in America3
     HSTR 431--Race in Latin America3
     HSTR 410--Family, Gender, Law in Ancient Greece/Rome3
     HSTA 411--History of the American Constitution4
     HSTR 434--Gender,Sex & Soc Chge in Lat Am3
     HSTR 446--Science and Medicine in China3
     HSTR 417--Sci Tech Soc 1500-18003
     HSTR 419--Modern Science3
     HSTR 480--Creatures:Art and Biology 3
     HSTA 450--History of American Indian3
     HSTA 482--History of American Technology3
     HSTA 412--American Thought & Culture3
     HSTR 486--Museum History3
     HSTR 485--Cabinets of Curiosities: Travels of Exotica3
     HSTR 423--European Intellectual History3
     HSTA 468--History of Yellowstone3
     HSTR 445--Sci,Tech, and Environment in Japan3
     HSTA 470--American Environmental History3
     HSTR 443--Gender in Asia3
     HSTR 482--Animal Histories3
     HSTR 484--World Environmental History3
University Core and Electives 3
28-29

The minimum number of credits for a non-teaching minor is twenty-one, with nine of those being upper-division credits.


MUSEUM STUDIES MINOR (NON-TEACHING)

Museum Studies Minor

To understand the cultural significance of museums and to explore contemporary museum practices, Montana State University-Bozeman offers an interdisciplinary minor in Museum Studies that is administered through the Department of History and Philosophy. The Museum Studies minor offers students in many disciplines the opportunity to learn about the role of museums in advancing public education and academic research, to deepen students' understanding of museums, and to better position them to learn about possible employment in the museum field.

In consultation with a Museum Studies Minor advisor in the Department of History and Philosophy, students in the minor select 12 credits from a secondary field outside of their major and appropriate to museum topics. Half of these credits must be at the 300 or 400 level. The goal of this secondary field is for students to develop expertise beyond their major that would be of use to them in a museum career. Generally, all 12 credits should be in one area, though interdisciplinary secondary fields may be considered where intellectually warranted. The minimum number of credits for a non-teaching minor is twenty-one, with nine of those being upper division credits, therefore the total number of credits for the Museum Studies Minor must meet this requirement. Students may also fulfill this requirement by majoring in one of the following secondary fields if, in addition, they choose 12 credits from an additional one of the secondary fields. Some possible secondary fields are noted below, though other appropriate fields may be considered in consultation with an advisor.

Anthropology
Art History
Biology
Business Administration
Education
English Literature
English Writing
Geography
Geology
History
Native American Studies
Sociology

In addition, all students must take the following Museum Studies (MOR) courses:

Credits
MOR 301--Museum Practices

3

HIST/MOR 457--Museum History

3

In consultation with the Museum Studies minor advisor in the Department of History and Philosophy, students select 6 credits of Museum Experience work, either through an internship alone or a combination of internship and undergraduate research. All students must do at least 3 credits of internship (476) at a museum or other similar institution. Students may earn the remaining 3 credits either by continuing their internship or through an undergraduate research program (489/490). The 3 credits of undergraduate research may be done in either their major or secondary fields. Each student's specific Museum Experience program will be determined in consultation with an advisor in the Department of History and Philosophy, and when appropriate, an advisor in the student's secondary field.

LATIN AMERICAN AND LATINO STUDIES (NON-TEACHING)

      A Latin American and Latino Studies minor (LALS) is available to provide students interested in Latin American and Latino history and language with valuable interdisciplinary skills. Because this is an interdisciplinary program, students will enroll in courses in History and Philosophy and Modern Languages. Courses in Sociology and Anthropology, as well as other departments with relevant course content, will also be allowed for credit subject to approval by the program coordinator. This minor will complement majors for students pursuing graduate school and professional programs in agriculture, engineering, history, literature, political science, sociology, international business, and more. The minor will also strengthen the skill-sets of students who wish to become more competitive in the Spanish speaking job market, either abroad or in the United States . A minor in LALS will prepare students for the close relationship developing between Latin American and the United States in trade agreements, the growing immigrant laborers, and the expansion of Latin American and Latino communities in the United States with significant political and economic power.

Those wishing to declare a minor in Latin American and Latino Studies must submit an "Application for a Non-teaching Minor" to the Registrar's Office by the end of the semester one year prior to the semester of completion.

The equivalent of four semesters of Spanish language is required. Students with prior experience in Spanish language may have some requirements waived. Students interested in the LALS minor should consult with the Modern Language Department immediately upon their decision to fulfill the minor so that they can ascertain the language requirements that are appropriate for them.

 

Required Courses Credits
SPNS 101--Elementary Spanish I    4
SPNS 102D--Elementary Spanish II    4
SPNS 201D--Intermediate Spanish I    3
SPNS 220D--Spanish Language & Culture    3
HSTR 130D--Latin American History    4
Elective Courses Credits

Select 12 credits from the following:

HSTR 330--History of Mexico    3
HSTR 434--Gender in Latin America    3
HSTR 430--Latin Amer Soc History    3
HSTR 431--Race in Latin America    3
SPNS 410--Culture and Revolution    3
SPNS 330--Latin American Cult & Civ    3
SPNS 332--Contemp Latin Amer Literature    3
SPNS 335IH--Travel in Latin American Lit & Film    3
SPNS 361--Hispanic Texts & Cinema    3
Not all elective courses may be taken in the same department. A total of 9 credits must be at the 300 or 400 level. This list may expand as other disciplines develop courses that contain a substantial Latin American or Latino component.


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