History (HIST)

Courses

HIST 103. United States to 1877. 3 Credits.

A survey of U.S. History from the pre-Columbian era through 1877. The course examines causes of European exploration and colonization, the American Revolution, and the Civil War. Topics include abolitionism, political, social, and economic development of the new nation, Manifest Destiny, and Reconstruction.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

HIST 104. United States to Present. 3 Credits.

A survey of U.S. History from Reconstruction through the last decade. Attention is given to social, economic and political history as well as the role of minorities and women in the development of modern American society. Topics addressed include segregation, immigration, major political movements, U.S. foreign policy, and civil rights.
Typically Offered: Spring.

HIST 211. World Civilizations to 1500. 3 Credits.

A survey of civilization to 1500 including a focus upon the early Middle East, Egypt, Rome, and Europe with attention to Asia, Africa, and South America.
Typically Offered: Fall.

HIST 212. World Civilizations since 1500. 3 Credits.

A survey of civilization since 1500. Topics include the Reformation, Absolutism, the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, Colonialism, Nationalism, and 20th Century World History including that of Africa, Asia, and South America.
Typically Offered: Spring.

HIST 220. North Dakota History. 3 Credits.

A general study of North Dakota geography, government, and history from 1800 to the present. Special emphasis is placed on the diversity of native and immigrant peoples.
Typically Offered: Spring, odd years.

HIST 260. Women in America. 3 Credits.

A survey of the history of women in America from pre-Colonial times to the present. Special attention is given to the role women played in the cultural, social, economic, and political development of the United States.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.

HIST 267. Environmental History. 3 Credits.

A survey of the interrelationship between the natural environment and the people who inhabit the land. Emphasis is given to the factors and events which have changed and challenged America's attitude toward the land and its natural resources. The course covers both grassroots movements and government policies that have resulted in the conservation and environmental movements in American history. Cross-referenced with BIOL 267.
Typically Offered: Spring, odd years.
Same As: BIOL 267/HIST 267,BIOL 267/HIST 267.

HIST 270. Native American Studies. 3 Credits.

A multicultural study of Native American cultural and historical development. Topics addressed include interactions with European and Anglo-American settlers and government, agency and the concept of the Middle Ground, U.S. federal Indian policy, cultural resurgence, and North Dakota Indian tribes. Cross-referenced with SOC 270.
Typically Offered: Fall, even years.
Same As: HIST 270/SOC 270,HIST 270/SOC 270.

HIST 299. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

Courses not offered in the regular catalog that provide an opportunity to extend student learning.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

HIST 300. Race, Ethnic, and Gender Relations. 3 Credits.

The social-historical study of racial, ethnic, and gender relations. Cross-referenced with SOC 300.
Typically Offered: Fall, odd years.
Prerequisite: SOC 110.
Same As: HIST 300/SOC 300.

HIST 314. History of Economic Thought. 3 Credits.

A study of the development of economic thought from pre-Mercantilism through post-Keynesian. Cross-referenced with ECON 314.
Typically Offered: Fall, odd years.
Prerequisites: ECON 201 and ECON 202.
Same As: ECON 314/HIST 314.

HIST 320. History of American West. 3 Credits.

A study of the political, economic and social impact of the West upon the course of American history.
Typically Offered: Spring, even years.

HIST 321. History of Ancient Greece and Rome. 3 Credits.

A study of the political, economic, and social history of the two ancient foundations of Western Civilization.
Typically Offered: Fall, odd years.

HIST 325. History and Geography of England and Britain. 3 Credits.

A study of the geography and the political, economic, and social history of England and its empire from antiquity to the present. Cross-referenced with GEOG 325.
Typically Offered: Spring, odd years.
Same As: GEOG 325/HIST 325.

HIST 330. History of the Civil War Era (1850-1877). 3 Credits.

A study of the political, economic, and social causes and consequences of the Civil War era upon U.S. History.
Typically Offered: Fall, odd years.

HIST 345. History and Geography of Spain and Latin America. 3 Credits.

The history and geography of Spain from Roman times and Latin America from contact, through the contemporary era. This course involves in-depth analysis of primary sources, physical geography, theories of development and historiographic trends that shape study of the regions. Cross-referenced with GEOG 345.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Same As: GEOG 345/HIST 345.

HIST 365. Russia And Her Neighbors. 3 Credits.

An investigation of the past, present and future of the countries which were formerly part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Cross-referenced with GEOG 365.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Same As: GEOG 365/HIST 365.

HIST 375. U.S. Constitution: Federalism. 3 Credits.

A narrative and case study of the development of the U.S. Constitution including U.S. Supreme Court decisions related to the development of Federalism in fact and theory. Cross-referenced with POLS 375.
Typically Offered: Spring, even years.
Same As: HIST 375/POLS 375.

HIST 376. U.S. Constitution: Civil Liberties. 3 Credits.

A narrative and case study of the development of the U.S. Constitution including U.S. Supreme Court decisions related to the exercise of civil liberty in fact and theory. Cross-referenced with POLS 376.
Typically Offered: Fall, odd years.
Same As: HIST 376/POLS 376.

HIST 380. The American Presidency. 3 Credits.

A study of the development of the American presidency through time including representative presidential administrations, i.e. Washington, Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Johnson, Nixon, Carter, Reagan, and Bush. Cross-referenced with POLS 380.
Typically Offered: Fall, even years.
Same As: HIST 380/POLS 380.

HIST 385. History of Canada. 3 Credits.

A study of the political, economic, and social history of Canada from the 17th century to the present. Special attention is given to Canadian multiculturalism and to Canada's development within the British Empire.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.

HIST 391. Global Seminar. 1-3 Credits.

Interdisciplinary examination of a specific language, culture, and its current local/global issues. In-depth experiences in the country of student's choice. Required before a study-abroad program travel. Cross-referenced with ENGL 391, GEOG 391, HUM 391, and SPAN 391.
Typically Offered: Spring.
Same As: ENGL/GEOG/HIST/HUM/SPAN 391.

HIST 399. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

Courses not offered in the regular catalog that provide an opportunity to extend student learning.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

HIST 400. Historiography. 3 Credits.

A detailed and analytical examination of the evolution of the study of history through time. Special emphasis is given to representative works of major historians.
Typically Offered: Spring, even years.

HIST 450. History of the U.S. since 1950. 3 Credits.

An in-depth study of the key social, political, and economic developments in the U.S. since 1950. Particular emphasis is given to the Cold War, the counter-culture movements of the 1960s, the Civil Rights Movement, the emergence of a strong Women's Movement, the American War in Vietnam, and the conservative backlash of the 1980s, and the War on Terror. Issues of ethnocentrism, cultural diversity, and shifting demographic patterns are also discussed.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.

HIST 454. Renaissance/Reformation. 3 Credits.

An in-depth study of religious, scientific, maritime, social, and political events in Europe between 1450 and 1648. Particular attention is given to the impact of the Reformation in Europe. This course delineates those qualities of life which transformed Europe and the Transatlantic World.
Typically Offered: Fall, even years.

HIST 460. The Atlantic World. 3 Credits.


Typically Offered: Spring, odd years.
Same As: ECON 460/GEOG 460/HIST 460.

HIST 465. The Contemporary World. 3 Credits.

A study of the world since 1945, with particular emphasis on recent history. This course encourages students to view the world around them through the eyes of developing nations, emerging nation-states, and the global village concept, as represented by the vast array of information technologies available to the average person. Issues surrounding nuclear proliferation, apartheid, decolonization, international development, and the politics of oil receive special attention.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.

HIST 470. Topics in Non-Western History. 3 Credits.

A study of selected areas of the wold that lie outside of the purview of Western history. Special attention is give to Africa, India, China, Japan, Latin America, or Asia.
Typically Offered: Fall, odd years.
Repeatable: Up to 6 Credits.

HIST 490. Methods of Teaching Social Science. 3 Credits.

A study of methods used in teaching social science. Emphasis is on techniques and sources of materials. This course must be successfully completed before student teaching.
Typically Offered: Fall, even years.
Prerequisite: Admitted to Teacher Education.

HIST 491. Senior Capstone. 1 Credit.

This course will assist student in creating the capstone portfolio. The course addresses technical application, content, and self-reflection.
Typically Offered: Fall.
Grading: S/U only.

HIST 492. Historical Research Methods. 3 Credits.

A study of methodologies and sources historians use when conducting research. Students conduct original research.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.

HIST 494. Undergraduate Research. 3-12 Credits.

The course is designed to integrate subject matter from major coursework and other disciplines into a project that leads to the creation of an original body of knowledge.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

HIST 497. Internship. 3-12 Credits.

An opportunity for students to apply classroom learning to an on-the-job work experience. Internship must be related to the student's major or minor course of study and may be in any geographic location. Credit is granted in the range of three to twelve hours per semester and may be repeated up to a maximum of 12 credit hours. Application and approval through Career Services.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Prerequisites: Junior Standing or Senior Standing and cum GPA of 2.50 or higher.
Grading: S/U only.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.

HIST 499. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

Courses not offered in the regular catalog that provide an opportunity to extend student learning.
Typically Offered: On sufficient demand.
Repeatable: Up to 12 Credits.