HISTORY (HIST)

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

HIST 101 World Civilization to 1100 3(3-0)
Cultural and political growth of civilizations from prehistoric times to 1100; emphasis on the unique contributions of independent cultures to world history. (F,S)

HIST 102 World Civilization From 1100 to 1800 3(3-0)
Cultural and political interaction of civilizations from 1100 to 1800; emphasis on common problems and goals of mankind. (S)

HIST 103 World Civilization Since 1800 3(3-0)
Cultural and political interaction of civilization since 1800; emphasis on conflict and resolution. (F,S)

HIST 136 (CS 136) The Southwest United States 3(3-0)
This course traces the culture and historical development of the southwestern United States, including cultural contributions of the American Indian and Hispanic peoples. (*)

HIST 201 U.S. History I 3(3-0)
United States history from founding of North American colonies to 1877 Reconstruction era. (*)

HIST 202 U.S. History II 3(3-0)
United States from 1877 Reconstruction era to contemporary era. (*)

HIST 211 Colorado History 3(3-0)
History, government and economic factors important to the settlement and development of Colorado. (S)

HIST 246 (CS 246) History of Mexico 3(3-0)
This course surveys the major political, economic, social and cultural developments of Mexico from pre-Columbian times to the present. (*)

HIST 291 Special Topics (1-3 VAR)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (*)

HIST 295 Independent Study (1-3 VAR)
An individualized program of study designed by ranked, full-time History professor for a promising student. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. (*)

HIST 300 Historiography 3(3-0)
Enhances student knowledge of historical profession through developing historical research skills. (F,S)

HIST 301 America to 1787 3(3-0)
History of America during the colonial and Revolutionary eras. (*)

HIST 302 America, 1787-1877 3(3-0)
History of the United States during the early national and Civil War eras. (*)

HIST 303 America, 1877-1945 3(3-0)
History of United States from the Gilded Age to 1945. (*)

HIST 304 America, 1945-Present 3(3-0)
History of the United States from 1945 to the present. (*)

HIST 311 History of United States Foreign Policy 3(3-0)
United States foreign policy from the founding of the republic to the present. (*)

HIST 362 History of Russia 3(3-0)
Cultural and political development of Russian and Soviet history from 800 to the present; emphasis on impact of the Bolshevik Revolution on history. (*)

HIST 372 History of Modern China 3(3-0)
Cultural and political developments in modern China; emphasis on the interplay between Chinese tradition and western challenges. (*)

HIST 395 Independent Study (1-3 VAR)
An individualized program of study designed by a ranked full-time Historian for a promising student who has demonstrated ability in a regular History class. Prerequisite: Previous work in History and permission of Instructor. (*)

HIST 411 American Labor History 3(3-0)
History of Labor in the United States. Examines history of American workers, the unions they organized and considers the changing nature of work. (*)

HIST 413 American West 3(3-0)
Role of the individual and the group in the development of the frontier into the 20th century. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (*)

HIST 414 The American Civil War 3(3-0)
Social, cultural, and political developments that caused the sectional crisis, secession, and war. War coverage includes military strategy, politics, diplomacy, and emancipation. (*)

HIST 415 Historical Biography 3(3-0)
Introduction to biography as a form of history. Students select, study and critique the lives of great men and women. (*)

HIST 427 (WS 427) Women in Industrializing Europe 3(3-0)
Changes and continuities for European women from the sixteenth century to the present, including work, family, sexuality, and movements for social and political change. Prerequisites: HIST 103 or permission of instructor. (*)

HIST 446 History of Empires (500-1500) 3(3-0)
Survey of the rise of great empires of the world, including Arab, Gupta, T’ang, Sung, and Yuan empires to 1500. (*)

HIST 447 History of the Decline of Empires (1500-Present) 3(3-0)
Survey of the decline of empires and the impact of European conquest in all areas of the world. WWI and WWII are included in this course. (*)

HIST 456 Medieval Europe 3(3-0)
Changes and continuities, important events, movements, and social and cultural changes of the medieval period of European history. (S)

HIST 457 Early Modern Europe 3(3-0)
Important events, movements, and social changes of the early modern period of European history, including the Renaissance, Reformation, Absolutism, the Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment. (F)

HIST 458 Modern Europe 3(3-0)
Important changes and continuities in recent European history, including the effects of the Industrial Revolution, Victorian culture and society, science and technology, rivalries, and fascism. (S)

HIST 468 Military History 3(3-0)
Introduction to military history from 1700 to the present. Covers changes in policy, structural organization, planning, strategies, technology, and social impact. (S/E)

HIST 489 (CS 489) Borderlands 3(3-0)
History of the Mexican cession to the United States from its Indian and Hispanic origins to the present. Prerequisite: CS/HIST 136 or HIST 201 or HIST 202 or HIST 211, or permission of instructor. (*)

HIST 491 Special Topics (1-3 VAR)
Prerequisites: junior or senior status with adequate preparation and permission of instructor. (*)

HIST 493 Seminar 3(3-0)
Seminar devoted to special topics and issues in history; emphasis on research paper. Prerequisites: HIST 300 or permission of instructor. (S)

HIST 495 Independent Study (1-3 VAR)
An individualized program of study designed by a ranked full-time Historian for a History major or minor. Prerequisite: History major or minor and permission of Instructor. (*)

HIST 498 Internship (3-6 VAR)
For advanced students. Practical experience through internship with museums, libraries with historical collections, and other community organizations. Pre-requisites: junior or senior standing and departmental permission. (*)

GRADUATE COURSES

HIST 513 Frontier America 3(3-0)
Analysis of the role of the frontier in the development of America. Prerequisite: graduate standing. (*)

HIST 558 Modern Europe 3(3-0)
Important changes and controversies in recent European history, including the effects of the Industrial Revolution, Victorian culture and society, science and technology, rivalries, and fascism. Prerequisite: graduate standing. (S)

HIST 589 Borderlands 3(3-0)
History of the Mexican cession to the United States from its Indian and Hispanic origin to the present. Prerequisite: graduate standing. (*)
HIST 591 Special Topics (1-3 VAR) (*)

HIST 593 Seminar 3(3-0)
Seminar devoted to specific areas and issues in history; emphasis on research paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing (*)