Academics
Areas of Study

HIS-731

HIS-731 History of the American Deaf Community

This course will introduce students to the history of the American Deaf community. While recent studies in social history have challenged our notions of race,...

HIS-732

HIS-732 History of Mass Media and the Deaf Community

This is an historical survey of the mass media ( print, film, and television ) as sources and interpreters of deafness and deaf people within...

HIS-733

HIS-733 Topics in European Deaf History

This course will cover a variety of important topics in the history of the Deaf in Europe from the Eighteenth Century to the present, covering...

HIS-734

HIS-734 Deaf People in Hitler’s Europe

This course will cover a series of important topics in the history of the Deaf people in Europe living under Hitler's dictatorship. Topics may vary...

HIS-735

HIS-735 History of Disability in the United States

This course will address the meaning of disability in America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This is a cultural study of disability, and will...

HIS-755

HIS-755 Deaf Women’s History

Examining the intersection of women's history and Deaf history, this course offers a close and comprehensive study of a minority within a minority: Deaf women....

HIS-787

HIS-787 Introduction To Historical Methods and Research

This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to practice collecting, interpreting, and presenting data according to acceptable standards of method and style....

HIS-793

HIS-793 History Research Project I

This course allows advanced students to focus on individualized research projects. Building on foundations in history, students in this course will produce original work drawn...

HIS-794

HIS-794 History Research Project II

This course allows advanced students to focus on individualized research projects. Building on foundations in history, students in this course will produce original work drawn...

HIS-795

HIS-795 Special Topics in History

Grading System: letter grades only.

HIS-799

HIS-799 Independent Study

Independent studies enable advanced study of a topic, of interest to the student and the faculty member, not covered in the curriculum. Independent studies should...

HIS-101

HIS-101 World Civilization I

A survey of the history of world civilizations from pre-History to approximately 1500. Topics usually include the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia and the Near East,...

HIS-102

HIS-102 World Civilization II

A survey of the history of world civilizations from approximately 1500 to the present. Topics usually include the European Age of Exploration; early-modern Europe; the...

HIS-111

HIS-111 American History I

This general survey of American history examines the colonial period through the end of the Civil War. Issues covered include: slavery, Native American experiences, women's...

HIS-112

HIS-112 American History II

This is a general survey of American history since the Civil War. Topics in this course include; Reconstruction, foreign policy, political reforms, women's history, technological...

HIS-150

HIS-150 Introduction to Women’s Studies

Women's studies scholars and activists in women's issues have made it their work to examine the genesis, development, and impact of assumptions about women's nature....

HIS-195

HIS-195 Special Topics

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for freshmen. Students may enroll in 195 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.

HIS-195 Special Topics
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Credit 1-5

HIS-287

HIS-287 Research Methods in History

An introduction to the principles of historical research, with an emphasis on the use of research tools and source materials. Several supervised written assignments will...

HIS-295

HIS-295 Special Topics

Special Topics in the discipline, designed primarily for sophomores. Students may enroll in 295 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.

HIS-295 Special Topics
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Credit 1-5

HIS-300

HIS-300 Nazi Germany and World War II Through Film

This course combines traditional book learning with the study of documentary and dramatic films. Three major topics will be covered: Hitler's rise to power and...

HIS-322

HIS-322 Cultural Geography

A survey of the way in which the physical environment influenced the development of cultures in the major regions of the world. Special stress will...

HIS-323

HIS-323 Geography and the Environment

This course is designed to survey the relationship between human impact on geography and the environment. By looking at different cultures and their values, examining...

HIS-331

HIS-331 History of the American Deaf Community

An examination of the people and the historical processes that brought together deaf individuals to form a cohesive community in the United States.

HIS-332

HIS-332 History of Mass Media and the Deaf Community

A survey of the mass media (print, film, and television) as sources and interpreters of deafness and deaf people within the context of U.S. social...

HIS-333

HIS-333 History of Disability in the U.S.

This course will cover the history of disability in the United States from the early nineteenth century to the present, focusing on two important eras....

HIS-340

HIS-340 Nineteenth Century American Deaf History

This course offers a close study of the birth and early evolution of America's Deaf community, with particular attention to historical context. Incorporating recent scholarship...

HIS-344

HIS-344 History of the Modern Middle East

An examination of the major forces that have influenced the development of the Middle East since 1800. Emphasis will be on Islamic society's response to...

HIS-345

HIS-345 Nineteenth-Century Europe

This course explores the major developments in European social, political, and economic history in the 19th century. Topics include liberalism, conservatism, nationalism, revolutions, industrialization, socialism,...

HIS-346

HIS-346 Twentieth Century Europe

This course explores the major developments in European social, political, and economic history in the 20th century. Topics include the world wars, the Russian Revolution,...

HIS-351

HIS-351 History of Africa

A survey of the history of African civilizations from earliest times to the present. The course emphasizes political, social, economic, and cultural developments within sub-Saharan...

HIS-352

HIS-352 Social Movements and Revolution in Modern Latin America

This course will focus on the history of social movements, revolution, rebellion, and resistance that have shaped the lives of Latin Americans in the 20th...

HIS-353

HIS-353 History of Race, Gender and Culture in Latin America

The history of race and gender in Latin America share ambiguous boundaries with culture. This course will examine these concepts in terms of how power,...

HIS-375

HIS-375 African American History: Civil War to the Present

This course will present a detailed examination of the black experience in America from the Civil War to today to provide an understanding of the...

HIS-376

HIS-376 The History of the American City

This interdisciplinary course will look at the development of cities and suburbs in the United States since the 19th century. The first part of the...

HIS-377

HIS-377 The United States in the Twentieth Century

A study of the social, economic, and political changes in America since 1890, with emphasis on the relationship of these changes to present-day conditions.

HIS-378

HIS-378 U.S. Women’s History

An examination of the role of women in American history from colonial times to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the role of race,...

HIS-380

HIS-380 The History of Sexuality

This course will explore the history of sexuality in Europe and America in the modern era. Topics may include: essentialist and constructionist views of sexuality...

HIS-381

HIS-381 Gay & Lesbian History

This course will cover some important aspects of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender History. The geographical focus will be principally the United States with some...

HIS-395

HIS-395 Special Topics

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for juniors. Students may enroll in 395 Special Topics multiple times, as long as the topics differ.

HIS-395 Special Topics
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Credit 1-5

HIS-400

HIS-400 Deaf Women’s History

By studying Deaf women's history, students will enhance their understanding of this minority group, as well as the broader fields of Deaf history and women's...

HIS-430

HIS-430 History of Latin America

A survey of the history of Latin America from the Indian and Iberian background though the 1970s. Emphasis will be placed on the national histories...

HIS-440

HIS-440 The Era of the French Revolution and Napoleon

France on the eve of 1789, the revolution, the empire of Napoleon, the peace settlements of 1814-1815. Internal developments and international repercussions.

HIS-460

HIS-460 American Colonial History

A history of the English colonies in America and the American Revolution.

HIS-493

HIS-493 Senior Seminar

The Senior Seminar is designed to permit students to integrate elements of previous course-work into a step-by-step development and completion of a senior research project....

HIS-495

HIS-495 Special Topics

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for seniors who are majors or minors. Students may enroll in 495 Special Topics multiple times, as long...

HIS-495 Special Topics
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Credit 1-5

HIS-499

HIS-499 Independent Study

Intensive supervised study and research on topics of the student's selection.

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