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History (HIST)

HIST 1301:   U.S. History I

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): TSI complete in Reading and Writing or a grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1300.
Survey course of US history from 1492 to 1865 including social, political, intellectual,
economic and military history will be explored.

HIST 1302:   U.S. History II 

Cr. 3. (3-3-0).Prerequisite(s): TSI complete in Reading and Writing or a grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1300.
Survey course of US history from 1865 to present, including social political, intellectual,
economic and military history will be explored.

HIST 2310:   Texas History

Cr. 3. (3-3.0). Prerequisite(s): TSI complete in Reading and Writing.
Survey of the social, economic and political history of Texas.

HIST 2311:   Western Civilization to 1600

Cr. 3. (3-3.0). Prerequisite(s): TSI complete in Reading and Writing.
Surveys the people, ideas, events and major trends – economic, social, political and cultural in western civilization from pre-history up to about 1600.

HIST 2312:   Western Civilization Since 1600

Cr. 3. (3-3.0). Prerequisite(s): TSI complete in Reading and Writing.
Surveys the people, ideas, events and major trends – economic, social, political and cultural in western civilization from 1600 to about 2000.

HIST 3310:   History of Education

Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
The history of education from primitive societies to the present, including the progression of philosophical thought leading to the structure of today’s schools.

HIST 4300:   Selected Topics in U.S. History

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): HIST 1301 and HIST 1302 or Instructor Appral.
Topical courses in U.S. history.  Former course title:  Selected Topics in History.

HIST 4301:   Historiography and Methodology

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): HIST 1301 and HIST 1302 or Instructor Appral.
Introduces history majors to historiography and to the methodology of historical research and writing.  Recommended taken in the first semester of upper-level course work.

HIST 4302:   Independent Study

Cr. 3 per semester or more than 3 by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisite(s): 6 s.h. in history and consent of instructor.

HIST 4303:   Colonial and Revolutionary North America

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): HIST 1301 and HIST 1302 or Instructor Appral.
Covers the history of North America from the age of European colonization to the implementation of the U.S. Constitution. 

HIST 4304:   Early Republic and Antebellum U.S.

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): HIST 1301 and HIST 1302 or Instructor Appral.
Covers U.S. history from 1789 to 1860.   

HIST 4305:   Civil War and Reconstruction 

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): HIST 1301 and HIST 1302 or Instructor Appral.
Covers the U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction, roughly from 1850 to 1877.

HIST 4306:   The Gilded Age and Progressive Era 

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): HIST 1301 and HIST 1302 or Instructor Appral.
Covers U.S. history from the Gilded Age through the Progressive Era (1878-1920).

HIST 4307:   World Wars and the New Deal

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): HIST 1301 and HIST 1302 or Instructor Appral.
Covers World War I, the inter-war years, the New Deal, and World War II with a focus on the United States.

HIST 4308:   Age of Consensus and Turbulent 60s

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): HIST 1301 and HIST 1302 or Instructor Appral.
Covers U.S. history in the 1950s and 1960s.

HIST 4309:   U.S. History Since 1970

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): HIST 1301 and HIST 1302 or Instructor Appral.
Covers U.S. History in the 1970s.

 HIST 4310:   Selected Topics in European History

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): HIST 1301 and HIST 1302 or Instructor Approval.
Topical courses in European history.  Former course title: History of the U.S. 1900-1945.

HIST 4318:   African American Culture

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): HIST 1301 and HIST 1302 or Instructor Approval.
Introduces Humanities majors to the basics of African American culture, including history, literature, art, and music.

 HIST 4320:   Selected Topics in European History

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): HIST 1301 and HIST 1302 or Instructor Approval.
Topical courses in Latin American history.  Former course title:  History of England to the 18th Century.

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