Courses

HIST 5302. Intro to Public History.

Introduction to Public History (3-0) Emphasizes history careers apart from traditional teaching jobs. Fields such as archive and museum management, historic preservation, cultural resource management, and policy planning will be explored.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5304. Studies in Public History.

Studies in Public History (3-0) Survey of a major theme in Public History with special emphasis on reading and discussion of significant topics. Possilbe topics might inlcude history and memory; historic preservation; cultural conservation; oral history; race, gender and class in public history; media and public history; historical interpretation in urban settings. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5305. Studies in United States Hist.

Studies in United States History (3-0) Focuses in depth on a theme, movement, or period of significance in United States history. Past topics have included the family in colonial America, quantification in history, American slavery, the West in fact and fiction, U.S. foreign policy in Southeast Asia, Progressivism, and great American historians. Historical interpretation is usually emphasized.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5306. Studies in World History.

Studies in World History (3-0) Survey of a major topic, period, or region in World history, with special emphasis on reading and discussion of significant historiographical interpretations. Topics might include comparative colonialism, migration, trade and development, racism, comparative social structures, cultural exchange, and movements and methods of resistance. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5309. Studies in Latin American Hist.

Studies in Latin American History (3-0) Survey of a major topic or period in Latin American history, with special emphasis on reading and discussion of significant historiographical interpretations. Typical topics include the Indian in Mexican history, the history of underdevelopment in Latin America, and women and the family in Latin America.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5312. Studies in Borderlands History.

Studies in Borderlands History (3-0) Survey of a major topic in the history of the Spanish Borderlands to 1821 or the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands since 1821, with special emphasis on reading and discussion of significant historiographical interpretations. Possible topics are the history of the El Paso region, the Mexican Revolution in the Borderlands region, and the Chicano Movement. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5316. Studies in European History.

Studies in European History (3-0) Focuses in depth on a theme, movement, or period of significance in European history. Topics could include problems such as: The Renaissance, the Reformation, the Industrial Revolution, the French Revolution, Naziism, modern social history methods; or could be focused on specific countries during a particular period such as Soviet Russia, modern Germany, Tudor Stuart England, ancient Greece, medieval France, and the like. Historical interpretation is usually emphasized.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5320. Readings in US History to 1865.

Provides an intensive survey of content relevant to the teaching of HIST 1301, and introduces students to historiographical debates and trends in the appropriate literature.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5322. Readings in US Hist Since 1865.

Provides an intensive survey of content relevant to the teaching of HIST 1302, and introduces students to historiographical debates and trends in the appropriate literature.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5330. Teachng Social Stud in Sec Sch.

Introduces the professional craft of teaching and provides opportunities to plan, conduct, and assess successful classroom learning. Meets with HIST 4330.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5331. Teaching in History Survey.

Explores the nature and practice of college-level history teaching and learning, with a focus on survey courses. Addresses the goals, instructional methods, and desired learning outcomes of college survey courses.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5332. Studies in Teaching History.

Focuses in-depth on specific topics and methods of teaching history.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5345. Independent Reading.

Independent Reading (0-0-3) Exploration of a historical theme or topic mutually agreeable to the professor and student. Substantial reading and writing required; periodic conferences with the professor.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

HIST 5370. Seminar-United States History.

Seminar in United States History (3-0) Focuses in depth on a theme, movement, or period of significance in United States history. Areas from which topics have been chosen in the past include Colonial and Revolutionary America, American Foreign Relations, the Chicano, American Intellectual History, Modern America, the American South, the Civil War and Reconstruction Period, Texas History, the American West, and American Military History. May be repeated for credit.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5374. Seminar in Borderlands History.

Seminar in Borderlands History (3-0) Focuses in depth on a theme, movement, or period of significance in Borderlands history. Topics might include the history of the El Paso region, Chicanos/as in the Borderlands, the creation of the U.S.-Mexico border, or economic transformations in the region. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5376. Seminar in World History.

Seminar in World History (3-0) Focuses in depth on a theme, movement, or period of significance in World History. Possible topics might include migration, borders, trade, globalization, war, science, industrialization, empire, leadership, race, and gender. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5377. Seminar-Latin American History.

Seminar in Latin American and Border History (3-0) Focuses in depth on theme, movement, or period of significance in Latin American or Border history. Areas from which topics have been chosen in the past include all aspects and time periods of Mexican history, nineteenth and twentieth-century problems in other Latin American countries, Central American history, and major aspects of the U.S.-Mexican border experience. May be repeated for credit.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5382. Seminar: European History.

Seminar: European History (3-0) Focuses on a theme, movement, or period of significance in European history. Topics could include themes in European history, such as military history, religion and society, family history, women's history, or revolution; or they could concern a particular area and time period such as modern Britain, Soviet Russia, modern Germany, and the like.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5390. Public History Internship.

Public History Internship (3-0) History work experience in a public agency, museum, archive, history consulting business, or other business. Evaluation by work place supervisor and instructor. May be considered for seminar credit if appropriate project is completed.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 5393. Independent Research.

Independent Research (0-0-3) (Open only to Plan II and Plan IV graduate students in history in the final semester of work).

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

HIST 5395. Problems in Historical Resrch.

Problems in Historical Research (0-0-3) Emphasizes research, with writing and discussion. To be taken in conjunction with HIST 5393, 5398, or 5399. Students will be required to make a formal presentation of the results of their ongoing research. Grading will be Pass/Fail; this course cannot be used for credit toward the M.A. degree.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

HIST 5398. Thesis.

Thesis (0-0-3).

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

HIST 5399. Thesis.

Thesis (0-0-3).

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (HIST 5398 w/P or better)

HIST 5695. Problems in Historical Resrch.

Problems in Historical Research (0-0-6) Emphasizes research, with writing and discussion. To be taken in conjunction with HIST 5393, 5398 or 5399. Students will be required to make a formal presentation of the results of their ongoing research. Grading will be Pass/Fail; this course cannot be used for credit toward the M.A. degree.

6 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
6 Other Hours

HIST 6300. Adv. Topics in Historiography.

Advanced Topics in Historiography (3-0) In-depth readings on selected topics. Consent of instructor and graduate advisor required. May be taken only once for credit toward degree, but students must register for this course during each semester or term in which they are preparing for or taking qualifying examinations.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 6301. Dissertation Preparation.

Dissertation Preparation (3-0) Preparation and approval of a satisfactory dissertation proposal. Required of all doctoral students before admission to candidacy. May be taken only once for credit toward the degree, but students must register for this course during each semester or term in which they are working on their dissertation.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 6320. History Teaching and Learning.

History Teaching and Learning (3-0) Reading, lecture, discussion, and field practice in the methodology and theory of teaching and learning history. Students will be assisted in the preparation of teaching portfolios, in the development of lecturing techniques, in the implementation of active learning strategies, and the possibilities of educational technologies. Students in the course will teach a course in conjunction with the course under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 6351. Lit./Method Bordlands History.

Literature and Methodology of Borderlands History (3-0) A survey of the principal themes and methodological approaches in the study of history of the Bordlerlands region.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 6352. Lit/Meth Mex/L. Amer. History.

Literature and Methodology of Mexican and Latin American History (3-0) A survey of the principal themes and methodological approaches in the study of Mexican and Latin American history.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 6353. Lit/Method of U.S. History.

Literature and Methodology of United States History (3-0) A survey of the principal themes and methodological approaches in the study of United States history.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 6354. Lit/Method of Transn/Wrld Hist.

Literature and Methodology of Transnational/World History (3-0) A survey of selected key themes and methodological approaches in the study of history outside the Americas. May be repeated for credit when emphasis varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

HIST 6395. Problem in Historical Research.

Problems in Historical Research (0-0-3) Emphasizes research, with writing and discussion. To be taken in conjunction with HIST 5398 or 5399, or HIST 6320 or 6321. Students will be required to make a formal presentation of the results of their ongoing research. Grading will be pass/fail. This course cannot be used for credit toward the MA or Ph.D. degree. Consent of the Graduate Advisor required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

HIST 6398. Dissertation.

Dissertation (0-0-3) The student must register for 3698 when work on the dissertation is begun, after the dissertation proposal has been approved. Thereafter, the student must register for 3699 during each semester or term in which work on the dissertation is being done. Credit toward the degree is given only one time per course.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (HIST 6301 w/P or better)

HIST 6399. Dissertation.

Dissertation (0-0-3) The student must register for 3698 when work on the dissertation is begun, after the dissertation proposal has been approved. Thereafter, the student must register for 3699 during each semester or term in which work on the dissertation is being done. Credit toward the degree is given only one time per course.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (HIST 6398 w/P or better)

HIST 6695. Problem in Historical Research.

Problems in Historical Research (0-0-6) Emphasizes research, with writing and discussion. To be taken in conjunction with HIST 5398 or 5399, or HIST 6320 or 6321. Students will be required to make a formal presentation of the results of their ongoing research. Grading will be pass/fail. This course cannot be used for credit toward the MA or Ph.D. degree. Consent of the Graduate Advisor required.

6 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
6 Other Hours