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HISTORY (HIST 45.08)

HIST 101. History of Western Civilization. 3 3 0. Intellectual, economic, social, and political developments as foundations and beginnings of the modern world from the ancient world to the mid seventeenth century.  Degree credit will not be given for both HIST 101 and HIST 105. (54.0101)

HIST 102. History of Western Civilization. 3 3 0. Political, intellectual, social and economic developments in the western world from the mid seventeenth century to the present.  Degree credit will not be given for both HIST 102 and HIST 106. (54.0101)

HIST 105. Honors Western Civilization. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Honors placement or permission of department head. Tracing the development of western culture from the beginnings of “civilization” to the mid-seventeenth century through analyses of contemporary writings and historical interpretations. Degree credit will not be given for both HIST 101 and HIST 105. (54.0101)

HIST 106. Honors Western Civilization. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Honors placement of permission of department head. Tracing the development of western culture from the mid-seventeenth century to the present through analyses of contemporary writings and historical interpretations. Degree credit will not be given for both HIST 102 and HIST 106. (54.0101)

HIST 150. World History. 3-3-0. Political, intellectual, social, and economic developments in world history from the ancient world to 1500.  Degree credit will not be given for both HIST 150 and HIST 160. (54.0101)

HIST 151. World History. 3-3-0. Political, intellectual, social, and economic developments in world history from 1500 to the present.   Degree credit will not be given for both HIST 151 and HIST 161. (54.0101)

HIST 160. Honors World History I. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Honors Placement or permission of department head. Political, intellectual, social and economic developments in world history from the ancient world to 1500. This is an honors course that explores the development of global civilizations from Paleolithic times to the Renaissance. Degree credit will not be given for both HIST 150 and HIST 160. (54.0101)

HIST 161. Honors World History II. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Honors Placement or permission of department head. Political, intellectual, social and economic developments in world history from 1500 to the present day. This ia an honors course that explores the development of societies and their interactions. Degree credit will not be given for both HIST 151 and HIST 161. (54.0101)

HIST 201. History of Women. 3-3-0. Status and roles of women and examination of the lives of extraordinary women throughout history. (54.0101)

HIST 255. American History. 3 3 0. American history from the earliest times to 1876. (54.0101)

HIST 256. American History. 33 3 0. From 1876 to the present.  (54.0101)

HIST 300. The Conservative Tradition in America. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior standing. The ideas and personalities shaping conservative ideology and the conservative movement from colonial America to the present. (54.0101)

HIST 301. The American Character in Film. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. Various political, social, and economic characteristics of American life as portrayed through the medium of film. (54.0101)

HIST 303. American Military History. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. An introduction to the history of the United States military, and an examination of current military and political developments in the world. (54.0101)

HIST 307. Modern East Asia. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. Political, intellectual, social and economic developments in Modern East Asia from 1500 to the present, with emphasis on China, Japan, and the impact of the West. (54.0101)

HIST 309. Modern Middle East and South Asia. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. Major movements and events in the Middle East and South Asia since 1914. (54.0101)

HIST 311. African American History. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. An institutional and social history of the African American, with emphasis on the experience of slavery, conditions under free agriculture and the impact of migration to urban areas. (54.0101)

HIST 325. The South. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. Economic and political features of the American South from its beginning to the present. (54.0101)

HIST 333. Nineteenth Century Europe. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. The social, cultural, and political development of Europe from 1815 to the coming of World War I, with emphasis on the impact of new ideologies upon the European scene. Fa only. (54.0101)

HIST 334. Twentieth Century Europe. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. The spread of the new political and economic philosophies and the world wide conflicts that grew out of them. Sp only. (54.0101)

HIST 350. History of Latin America. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. A social, cultural and political history of Latin America from its origins to the present. (54.0101)

HIST 365. Ancient History. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. The social, cultural and political development of the Mediterranean World from the dawn of the civilization to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire. (54.0101)

HIST 368. Medieval Europe. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. A social, cultural, and political history of Europe from the collapse of the Western Roman Empire to the Renaissance, with emphasis on relations between the church and state. (54.0101)

HIST 371. History of Louisiana. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. The political, economic and social development of Louisiana from the earliest times to the present. (54.0101)

HIST 381. English History. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. From the Roman conquest through the Stuart period, with emphasis upon the evolution of political institutions. Fa only. (54.0101)

HIST 382. English History. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. From the seventeenth century to the present, with emphasis upon the rise of Britain as a world power and the growth of the Commonwealth of Nations. Sp only. (54.0101)

HIST 393. French History. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. The social, cultural, and political development of France from the Celtic period to modern times. (54.0101)

*HIST 400. Russian History. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. Tsarist Empire from the reign of Peter the Great to modern times. Emphasis on internal development and political and social problems leading up to the revolution. The internal and foreign development of the Soviet Union since the Revolution. (54.0101)

*HIST 405. Renaissance and Reformation. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. A political, cultural, and religious history from the mid fourteenth to the mid seventeenth century. (54.0101)

HIST 411. Colonial America. 3-3-0. Prerequisites: Junior standing or permission of department head. European exploration, settlement, and growth in North America between 1492 and the American Revolution. (54.0102)

*HIST 416. The United States in the Twentieth Century. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. The growth, decline, and re establishment of American liberalism and international cooperation after 1920. (54.0101)

HIST 418. Age of Jefferson and Jackson. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior standing. The political, social, and economic history of the Jeffersonian and Jacksonian eras, and the beginnings of sectional controversy. (54.0102)

*HIST 420. Civil War and Reconstruction. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. Secession, the Civil War, and Reconstruction of the South, covering the background, causes, major military campaigns of the war, and the economic and social consequences for the nation. (54.0101)

HIST 421. Civil War in Louisiana. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: HIST 255 or 371 or *420. Political, social, economic, and military overview of the Civil War in Louisiana, emphasizing the Lafourche Region. (54.0102)

HIST 425. Hitler and Nazi Germany. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. Rise and fall of Nazism, Hitler’s role and ideology, the totalitarian racial state, World War II, and the Holocaust. (54.0103)

*HIST 435. United States Intellectual History. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. Philosophical and intellectual systems contributing to the development of American thought. (54.0101)

*HIST 485. Tudor England. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: HIST 381 or permission of department head. The political, economic, social, and cultural development of England (1485 1603); the beginning of the modern state. (54.0101)

*HIST 490. Topics in History. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head. In depth study of selected problems in history. May be repeated for credit if content differs. (54.0101)

HIST 491. Seminar in History. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior or senior history major.  A capstone course for history majors that examines the nature and craft of history, the use of primary and secondary sources, effective oral and written communication skills, and the development of original research. (54.0101)

HIST 497. History Internship. 6-0-12. Prerequisites: History major and permission of the department head. Practical work or research experience under the guidance of a practicing historian. (54.0101)

HIST 505. America History for Teachers. 3-3-0. Prerequisites: Acceptance to the graduate school or permission of department head. Special topics in American history for K-12 social studies teachers and effective strategies for teaching American history. May be repeated for credit if content differs. (54.0101)

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