Programs by Campus
- HIST–H 500 History of Historical Thought (4 cr.) Approaches to the historian’s craft and reflections on history as a type of scholarly thinking. Recommended for new graduate students and others interested in history as a branch of knowledge. With the consent of the director of graduate studies, may be repeated for credit when the instructor differs.
- HIST–H 501 Historical Methodology (4 cr.) Discussion and application of the various methods and strategies used in historical research.
- HIST–H 509 Special Topics in European History (3 cr.) Intensive study and analysis of special topics in history of Europe. Topics will vary from semester to semester.
- HIST–H 511 Special Topics in United States History (3 cr.) Intensive study and analysis of selected topics in United States history. Topics will vary from semester to semester.
- HIST–H 516 History of Philanthropy in the United States (3 cr.) Approaches philanthropy as a social relation between various groups and looks at issues ranging from the relation between government and the economy to African-American activism to women’s roles. The course explores past and current debates about such issues to analyze the past, understand the present, and shape the future.
- HIST–H 521 Special Topics in African, Asian, or Latin American History (3 cr.) Intensive study and analysis of selected topics in African, Asian, or Latin American history. Topics will vary from semester to semester, e.g., traditional Asia, modern Asia, Latin American intellectual history.
- HIST–H 542 Public History (4 cr.) The application of history to public needs and public programs. Historic preservation, archival management, oral history, editing, public humanities programming, historical societies, etc.
- HIST–H 543 Practicum in Public History (1–4 cr.) Internships in public history programs, fieldwork, or research in the historical antecedents of contemporary problems.
- HIST–H 546 History of Science, Medicine, and Technology (3 cr.) Study of topics in the history of science, medicine, and technology.
- HIST–H 547 Special Topics in Public History (3 cr.) Intensive study and analysis of selected topics in public history. Topics will vary from semester to semester, e.g., to include historic preservation, material history, archival practice, and historical editing.
- HIST–H 548 Historical Administration (3 cr.) This course presents an overview of issues faced by administrators and mid-level managers who work in museums, historical societies, archives, special collection libraries, and other cultural resource agencies. Topics, speakers, and readings are focused on issues that are unique to agencies that collect, preserve, and interpret historical resources.
- HIST–H 575 Graduate Readings in History (arr cr.) **These courses are eligible for a deferred grade.