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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 290.  Topics in History. 3-3-0 In-depth study of selected topics in history.  The course usually requires a study abroad experience or an intensive research experience at an approved institution.  May be repeated for credit if content differs. (54.0101)

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

HIST 303. American Military History. 3 3 0. 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 305. United States Foreign Relations Since 1945. 3-3-0. Examines the main issues, events and policymakers in United States foreign relations since 1945. (54.0101)

HIST 307. Modern East Asia. 3-3-0. 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. Major movements and events in the Middle East and South Asia since 1914. (54.0101)

HIST 311. African American History. 3 3 0. 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 319. History of Women in America. 3-3-0. Status and roles of women in America prior to European contact through modern times emphasizing the diversity of women’s lives as well as their contributions and influences to the development of the nation though work, politics, and family and personal life. (54.0101)

HIST 333. Nineteenth Century Europe. 3 3 0. 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 335. Europe 1914-1945. 3-3-0. A history of Europe from the World War I era through World War II. (54.0101)

HIST 336. Europe Since 1945. 3-3-0. A history of Europe from 1945 to the present. (54.0101)

HIST 350. History of Latin America. 3 3 0. A social, cultural and political history of Latin America from its origins to the present. (54.0101)

HIST 368. Medieval Europe. 3 3 0. 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. The political, economic and social development of Louisiana from the earliest times to the present. (54.0101)

HIST 381. English History. 3 3 0. 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. 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. 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 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. America Since 1917. 3 3 0. Prerequisite: Junior standing. A history of the United States from American involvement in World War I to the present. (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 430. World War II. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior standing. A social and military history of the war that examines its causes, course, and impact on the modern world. (54.0108)

HIST 439. Topics in World War II. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of department head.  In-depth study of selected topics in World War II history for participants in a study abroad program that examines battlefield leadership and tactics and the impact of war on combatants and non-combatants in a specific theater of operations. May be repeated for credit if content differs.  (54.0108)

HIST 450. World Military History I. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior standing. An advanced study of global military events from pre-history to 1500. Emphasis will be placed upon operational campaigns and battles, the experiences of soldiers, and the impact of war on society. (54.0101)

HIST 451. World Military History II. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior standing. An advanced study of global military events from 1500 to the present. Emphasis will be placed upon operational campaigns and battles, the experiences of soldiers, and the impact of war on society. (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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