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Department of History
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Graduate Courses

HIST 6301 Texas History (3-0). A research seminar in selected topics in Texas history.

HIST 6321 Colonial American History (3-0). A readings seminar in 18th Century American History.

HIST 6322 United States Diplomatic History Since 1898 (3-0). A seminar in diplomatic history and U.S. foreign policy in the twentieth century with particular emphasis on the emergence of the United States as a world power.

HIST 6323 America in the Civil War Era (3-0). A readings seminar in selected topics in American antebel­lum, Civil War, and Reconstruction history.

HIST 6327 Social Roots of 20th Century American Politics (3-0). A readings seminar in the changing social roots of American political coalitions and parties from the New Deal to the New Right.
HIST 6328 20th Century American Economic History (3-0). A readings seminar in the economic history of the United States from the age of industrialism to the post-industrial society.

HIST 6329 Local and Community History (3-0). A seminar in the research and writing of local history.

HIST 6330 Historical Record and Site Preservation (3-0). A readings seminar where skills are taught and applied to the preservation of historical records and historic sites for both profit and non-profit organizations.

HIST 6331 Internship. Internship with a non-profit or profit organization where the application of historical preservation, research, and writing skills may be applied to the benefit of the student and host organization. (May be repeated once for credit.) Prerequisite: Prior approval of the instructor and history program director required.

HIST 6342 American Social Movements (3-0). A readings or research seminar in selected 19th and 20th Century American social movements. Revolving topics may include, but are not limited to, women’s rights, temperance, ecology, law and order, civil rights, abortion, and anti-war movements. (Topics and require­ments vary with instructor and may be repeated once for credit if the topic is different.)

HIST 6350 Mexican Revolution (3-0). A research seminar in the era of the Mexican Revolution and its economic, political, and social impact of the U.S. Borderlands.

HIST 6364 Global Cold War and Terrorism (3-0). A readings seminar in the global struggle between democracy and communism and the rise of international terrorism.

HIST 6373 Historiography (3-0). A readings seminar concerned with the study of history as an intellectual discipline and with the analysis of historical problems. Emphasis will be placed on the development of historical consciousness and technique.

HIST 6381 Special Topics (3-0). A seminar in selected historical topics. (May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.)

HIST 6391 Independent Research. Directed research in United States or Mexican History under the super­vision of a graduate faculty member. (May be repeated once for credit.) Prerequisite: Prior approval of instructor and history program director required.

HIST 6392 Independent Study. Directed readings in specialized topics under the supervision of a graduate faculty member. (May be repeated once for credit.) Prerequisite: Prior approval of the instructor and the departmental graduate advisor required.

HIST 6399 Thesis. A total of six hours is required for thesis. The student may repeat this course to obtain the necessary six hours credit. Students have the option of enrolling in History 6699 to fulfill the thesis requirement.

HIST 6699 Thesis. A total of six hours is required for thesis. Students have the option of enrolling in History 6399 for two separate semester/terms in order to fulfill the six hour thesis requirement.