History (HIST)

HIST 101 Western Civilizations-GTHI13 Credits

Political, social, economic, and cultural history of Western mankind from ancient times to modern times.

Essential Learning Categories: History, Humanities
Colorado Guaranteed Transfer (GT) Pathways General Education Curriculum

HIST 102 Western Civilizations-GTHI13 Credits

Political, social, economic, and cultural history of Western mankind from ancient times to modern times.

Essential Learning Categories: History, Humanities
Colorado Guaranteed Transfer (GT) Pathways General Education Curriculum

HIST 131 United States History-GTHI13 Credits

History of the United States from Colonial period to modern times.

Essential Learning Categories: History, Humanities
Colorado Guaranteed Transfer (GT) Pathways General Education Curriculum

HIST 132 United States History-GTHI13 Credits

History of the United States from Colonial period to modern times.

Essential Learning Categories: History, Humanities
Colorado Guaranteed Transfer (GT) Pathways General Education Curriculum

HIST 202 Introduction to Historical Research3 Credits

An introduction to the methods and areas of historical research, with the intent of preparing students for research requirements of upper-division history courses.

Prerequisites: 6 hours selected from HIST 101, HIST 102, HIST 131, and HIST 132.

HIST 225 History of Colorado3 Credits

History of the state from pre-historic to modern times.

HIST 296 Topics1-3 Credits

Course may be taken multiple times up to maximum of 15 credit hours.

HIST 300 History of England to 16603 Credits

Examines the political, social, and cultural developments of England from the ancient period to the end of the English Civil Wars, with particular attention to England's contributions to the Western heritage.

Prerequisites: HIST 101.

HIST 301 History of Modern Britain3 Credits

Examines the political, social, and cultural history of Great Britain from the Restoration of the monarchy in 1660 to the modern era.

Prerequisites: HIST 102.

HIST 302 History of Modern France3 Credits

France from the Revolution of 1789 to the present.

Prerequisites: HIST 102 or permission of instructor.

HIST 303 History of Modern Germany3 Credits

Origins and development of the modern Germany nation-state from 1860 to the present.

Prerequisites: HIST 102 or permission of instructor.

HIST 305 The Old South3 Credits

The uniqueness of the Antebellum South, the growth of Southern nationalism, and the politics of the Late National period.

Prerequisites: HIST 131.

HIST 310 Latin American Civilization3 Credits

Historical development of Latin America from pre-Columbian times to the present.

Prerequisites: HIST 102 or permission of the instructor.

HIST 315 American Indian History3 Credits

American Indian history from pre-Columbian America to the present with an emphasis on federal Indian policy. Case studies will also address the adaptation of Indian people to changing social and economic conditions.

Prerequisites: HIST 131 and HIST 132.

HIST 316 American Slavery3 Credits

Exploration of the development of race slavery and an examination of slave life in colonial North America and the United States from Colonization through reconstruction.

Prerequisites: HIST 131.

HIST 320 The American West3 Credits

The American West from pre-Columbian times through the Twentieth Century with special emphasis on the diverse cultures and ecological factors that have defined the region.

Prerequisites: HIST 131, HIST 132, or permission of instructor.

HIST 330 History of 19th Century Europe3 Credits

Political, social, intellectual, and diplomatic forces operating in Europe between the French Revolution and World War I.

Prerequisites: HIST 101 and HIST 102.

HIST 331 The 20th Century3 Credits

Investigation of the development of our modern world since World War I with emphasis on Europe and its role in that process.

Prerequisites: HIST 101, HIST 102 or permission of instructor.

HIST 332 History of Modern Warfare3 Credits

War, its causes, consequences, and impact on history from the 18th century to the present.

Prerequisites: HIST 101 and HIST 102.

HIST 333 The International History of the Cold War3 Credits

Exploration of the international ramifications of the Cold War, from the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Prerequisites: HIST 102 and HIST 132.

HIST 334 History of the British Empire3 Credits

Explores the origins, development, and decline of the British Empire from 1550 to 2000, with particular attention on the effects of empire on native peoples and the consequences of empire for Great Britain.

Prerequisites: HIST 102.

HIST 340 History Of the Middle East3 Credits

History of the Middle East and North Africa from the period of pre-Islamic Arabia through modern times, including the Umayyad, Abbasid, and Ottoman empires.

Prerequisites: HIST 101 and HIST 102.

HIST 342 The Early American Republic3 Credits

The social, cultural, intellectual and political developments in America from 1783-1850.

Prerequisites: HIST 131.

HIST 344 The Age of Industry in America3 Credits

The social, intellectual, and political events in the United States from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of the Great Depression.

Prerequisites: HIST 131, HIST 132, or permission of instructor.

HIST 345 History of Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity in America3 Credits

Exploration of the historical study of immigration, race, and ethnicity in the United States. Various approaches and unique methodologies in the study of these topics from early American history to the present. Investigation of the ways in which economic and racial considerations shaped Americans' debates about "fitness" for citizenship, freedom, and independence.

Prerequisites: HIST 131 or HIST 132.

HIST 346 The United States in the 1950's and 1960's3 Credits

The social, intellectual, and political Events in the U.S. form the end of WWII through the 1960s.

Prerequisites: HIST 131, HIST 132, or permission of instructor.

HIST 347 Global America: 1970-20003 Credits

The political and social implications of America as the dominant global power, from 1970 to the present.

Prerequisites: HIST 132.

HIST 350 Renaissance and Reformation3 Credits

Examines the political and social context of the Renaissance and Reformation.

Prerequisites: HIST 101.

HIST 355 Ancient and Medieval Cities3 Credits

The development (physical, social, political) of cities in the ancient and medieval periods and their role in early western civilization.

Prerequisites: HIST 101.

HIST 360 Medieval Europe3 Credits

Examines the political, social, and religious institutions of Medieval Europe (300-1475).

Prerequisites: HIST 101.

HIST 370 Early United States Women's History3 Credits

Historical survey of cultural, economic, and political contributions of American women from colonization to Reconstruction.

Prerequisites: HIST 131.

HIST 371 20th Century United States Women's History3 Credits

Historical survey of cultural, economic, and political contributions of American women from Reconstruction to the present.

Prerequisites: HIST 131 and HIST 132.

HIST 375 American Sport History3 Credits

An examination of American society from the Colonial era to the present through the lens of sport.

Prerequisites: HIST 131 or HIST 132. Both courses are recommended.

HIST 394 Junior Seminar in Historiography3 Credits

Examines the role of historiography in the historical discipline, with the intent of preparing students to undertake an historical research project. Topic varies by semester, depending upon specialty of instructor.

Prerequisites: HIST 101, HIST 102, HIST 132, and HIST 202.

HIST 395 Independent Study1-3 Credits

Course may be taken multiple times up to maximum of 6 credit hours.

HIST 396 Topics1-3 Credits

Course may be taken multiple times up to maximum of 15 credit hours.

HIST 400 The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe3 Credits

Imperial Russia, the Soviet Union, and Eastern Europe from 1900 to the present.

Prerequisites: HIST 101, HIST 102 or permission of instructor.

HIST 403 East Asia and the Modern World3 Credits

China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam since 1840.

Prerequisites: HIST 101 and HIST 102, or permission of instructor.

HIST 404 Senior Seminar in Historical Research3 Credits

History-specific research with emphasis on utilization of primary documents and practice in conducting research and reporting results.

Prerequisites: HIST 202 and twelve hours of upper division History or permission of instructor.

HIST 405 Introduction to Public History3 Credits

Exploration of non-academic historical skills employed in museum work, archival management, and positions with historical societies and historic preservation agencies. Career opportunities will be examined.

Prerequisites: HIST 131, HIST 132, or permission of instructor.

HIST 406 History of the African Continent3 Credits

The development of African cultures from the ancient to modern periods, with particular attention to interaction with non-African cultures.

Prerequisites: HIST 101 and HIST 102, or permission of instructor.

HIST 409 Material Culture Studies3 Credits

Introduction to the field of material culture studies and engagement in hands-on work with a variety of historical artifacts.

Prerequisites: HIST 131 and HIST 132, or permission of the instructor.

HIST 410 Environmental History of the United States3 Credits

The evolution of public attitudes and governmental policies and practices relative to the wilderness, natural resource development, and the natural environment from colonial times to the present.

Prerequisites: HIST 131, HIST 132, or permission of instructor.

HIST 415 Colonial America3 Credits

Examines the development of colonial society in North America and the tensions that arose between Native American, European, and African people and cultures.

Prerequisites: HIST 131.

HIST 416 The American Revolution3 Credits

An overview of and perspectives on the causes and outcomes of the American Revolution.

Prerequisites: HIST 131.

HIST 420 Civil War3 Credits

The causes and outcomes of the American Civil War.

Prerequisites: HIST 131, or permission of instructor.

HIST 425 History of Sexuality3 Credits

Historical discussions on sexuality from the New World to present. Analysis of gender, race, ethnicity, class, and region in historical context.

Prerequisites: HIST 132.

HIST 430 The Ancient Mediterranean World3 Credits

The Mediterranean world from pre-classical times to the fall of the Roman Empire.

Prerequisites: HIST 101.

HIST 435 Classical Archaeology3 Credits

Examines the archaeological evidence for some of the ancient Mediterranean civilizations and how the historian uses archaeology to better understand the ancient world.

Prerequisites: HIST 101.

HIST 440 Early and Medieval Christianity3 Credits

Examines the historical development of Christianity through the middle ages, focusing on the social (marriage and family) and political (kingship) consequences of Christianity.

Prerequisites: HIST 101.

HIST 445 The Holocaust3 Credits

Exploration of the origins, implementation, and cultural representations of Nazi Germany's "Final Solution."

Prerequisites: HIST 102.

HIST 450 European History and Film3 Credits

Examines the medium of film and how it shapes perceptions of European history. Focuses on the treatment of film as historical text. Postulates whether filmmakers are historians.

Prerequisites: HIST 101 and HIST 102.

HIST 495 Independent Study1-3 Credits

Course may be taken multiple times up to maximum of 6 credit hours.

HIST 496 Topics1-3 Credits

Course may be taken multiple times up to maximum of 15 credit hours.

HIST 499 History Internship1-3 Credits

Experience with historical work in settings outside the university community, including museums, archives, and local, state, and federal agencies. Internship must be arranged during the semester prior to the field experience.

Prerequisites: Nine upper division hours in history, junior status, and permission of instructor.

HIST 501 Early American History: Foundation - Civil War3 Credits

Graduate level seminar covering the first half of American history. This course will provide graduate level instruction to prepare students to teach a collegiate level introductory course in early American history.

Prerequisites: Admission into Social Sciences Graduate Certificate Program.

HIST 502 Late American History: Civil War - Modern U.S.3 Credits

Graduate level seminar covering the second half of American history. This course will provide graduate level instruction to prepare students to teach a collegiate level introductory course in modern American history.

Prerequisites: Admission into Social Sciences Graduate Certificate Program.

HIST 510 Early European History: Ancient - Reformation3 Credits

Graduate level seminar covering the first half of European history. This course will provide graduate level instruction to prepare students to teach a collegiate level introductory course in early European history.

Prerequisites: Admission into Social Sciences Graduate Certificate Program.

HIST 511 Modern European History: Reformation - 20th Century3 Credits

Graduate level seminar covering the second half of European history. This course will provide graduate level instruction to prepare students to teach a collegiate level introductory course in modern European history.

Prerequisites: Admission into Social Sciences Graduate Certificate Program.