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HIS-General History and Historiography
HIS 3002 Methods and Materials Colloquium . . . . . 3(F,S) Intensive experience in historical research and writing, methodology, and interpretations. Required for all history majors. Permission is required.
HIS 3065 Introduction to Public History . . . . . 3(F) Application of historical methods and concepts beyond scope of traditional academics.
HIS 3313 Issues in Gender and Diversity . . . . . 3(F,S,SS) Provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the theoretical and social issues regarding diverse groups and gender stereotypes. Focuses on how gender and diversity fit into the actions and interactions of the private and public sectors, and presents information on how to effectively promote institutions, relationships, politics, and services that value diversity and eliminate gender stereotypes.
HIS 3431 History of Christianity to the Reformation . . . . . 3(SS) Study of the history and development of Christianity from the time of the primitive church to the transformations of the 16th century, with an emphasis on the convergence of social and political factors during the period.
HIS 3948 Service Learning Field Study II . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS) Placement in community agency or other social organizational setting related to field of study. Supervision by faculty and agency. Students and faculty "customize" courses to fit a full range of services that are available in the setting. Student must be able to draw correlation between the discipline and field study. Journal and reflective experience paper are required. With the agreement of the student's faculty sponsor, a minimum of 4-6 hours per week must be done at the field site per semester hour of credit. Permission is required.
HIS 4066 Local History . . . . . 3(F) Introduction to theory, methodology, and application of local history. Required attendance on field trips to local historical archives, museums, and sites.
HIS 4074 Oral History . . . . . 3(SS) Theory and methodology of the field of Oral History. Field experience included.
HIS 4284 Maritime History . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT) Survey of impact of oceans, rivers and other bodies of water upon the development of mankind. Focus on settlement in maritime areas, maritime commerce, exploration, military and naval history, social intellectual and other activities and developments impacted or influenced by the sea.
HIS 4949 Cooperative Education . . . . . 0(F,S,SS) Alternating full-time or consecutive parallel terms of practical experience in the intended field. Reinforcing academic preparation; confirming educational and career goals; personal and professional development; early start in career; earnings toward self-support; improved employability. (See program description under Cooperative Education). Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Master level student and permission of director of Cooperative Education is required.
HIS 4955 Overseas and Field Study in History . . . . . 1-6(SS) Supervised independent study in historical field research or study in the United States or overseas. Studies include, but are not restricted to, foreign research, supervised visitation and analytical observation of historical sites, participation in foreign university exchange programs. Permission is required.
HIS 5059 Graduate Methods . . . . . 3(F) Research and preparation for writing theses and graduate papers.
HIS 5067 Policy History . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT) Political and business decision-making processes in public history.
HIS 5087 Advanced Museology . . . . . 3(SS) Prerequisite: ARH 3830C. Historical museum operation: philosophy, administration, ethics, and public responsibility.
HIS 5088 Museum Administration Seminar . . . . . 3(F,S,SS) This seminar in museology administration takes students beyond the basic museum studies class and introduces students to the theory and methodologies of museum administration and management.
HIS 6055 Public History Methodology . . . . . 3(F) Public History practice and methodology focusing on community history, museology, policy history, environmental history, and media history.
HIS 6056 Graduate History Internship . . . . . 6(SS) Supervised Graduate History experience in an institution or agency such as local, state or national museum; archive; historic preservation site; oral history program; historic district; or agency involved with historic film documentary and tourism. Permission is required.
HIS 6077 Oral and Community History . . . . . 3(S) Application of oral history methods to address the structure, function, development, and history of communities.
HIS 6083 Historic and Heritage Preservation Seminar . . . . . 3(F,S,SS) Examines the evolution and theory of the historic preservation movement in the United States and the various methodologies associated with preservation and cultural resources management activities in the government and private sectors.
HIS 6406 Seminar: Urban History . . . . . 3(S) Advanced readings and research in American Urban History.
HIS 6904 Directed Readings . . . . . 1-3(CALL DEPT) Permission is required.
HIS 6911 Master's Research . . . . . 1-3(F,S) Permission is required.
HIS 6956 Advanced Overseas and Field Study in History . . . . . 1-6(SS) Supervised independent study in historical field research or study in the United States or overseas. Studies include, but are not restricted to, foreign research, supervised visitation and analytical observation of historical sites, participation in foreign university exchange programs. Permission is required.
HIS 6971 Thesis . . . . . 1-6(F,S,SS) Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Permission is required.