HISTORY 5070 3 credits Latin American History
The development of Hispanic and Portuguese America from the pre-contact native civilizations to the present.
HISTORY 5120 3 credits American Colonial History
The American Colonies, British policies, and the Revolution.
HISTORY 5130 3 credits New Nation
Major trends and developments in the new nation: framing the constitution, establishment of a new government, development and expansion, the Jacksonian era, 1783-1848.
HISTORY 5140 3 credits Civil War and Reconstruction
The origins, manifestations, and results of sectional controversy in the mid-19th century.
HISTORY 5150 3 credits Gilded Age and Progressive Era
The transformation of the United States from an agrarian nation to an urban, industrial society, 1877-1917.
HISTORY 5230 3 credits The West in American History
The frontier and the west from 1763 to 1920.
HISTORY 5320 3 credits History of Wisconsin
Development of the State of Wisconsin from colonial times to the present.
HISTORY 5430 3 credits Twentieth Century America
Social, political, economic, and diplomatic developments in the United States during this century.
HISTORY 5450 3 credits History of U.S. Foreign Relations
An introduction to the origin and evolution of political, economic, and cultural relations between the United States and the rest of the world.
HISTORY 5520 3 credits American Women's History
(Offered under WOMSTD 5520 and HISTORY 5520.) Surveys the changing patterns of domestic and family life, work, education and public participation of American women from the Colonial period to the present.
HISTORY 5610 3 credits History of England to 1714
The major political, economic and social development in Britain from earliest times to the Glorious Revolution.
HISTORY 5620 3 credits History of England Since 1714
A continuation of HISTORY 5610, but may be elected as an independent unit.
HISTORY 5640 3 credits Imperialism in Africa and Asia
European political and economic imperialism in Africa and Asia from the 15th century to the present.
HISTORY 5710 3 credits Ancient Civilizations
The history of ancient civilizations including artistic, cultural, economic, intellectual, political, religious, and social development.
HISTORY 5730 3 credits Medieval Europe
Rise of national monarchies, the church, feudalism and manorialism, and the Crusades are among the highlights in this treatment of Europe from the fall of the Western Roman Empire to the Renaissance.
HISTORY 5740 3 credits The Renaissance and the Reformation
Europe in the transition period from medieval to modern civilization. Special emphasis on the history of ideas, culture, and religion.
HISTORY 5830 3 credits The French Revolution and Napoleon 1789-1815
Background, development and results of the French Revolution and Age of Napoleon. Coverage includes the European scene in the late 18th century and the impact on the contemporary world.
HISTORY 5850 3 credits Twentieth Century Europe
The origin and development of the main trends, factors and problems of today's world, with discussion of contemporary issues.
HISTORY 5880 3 credits Modern European Thought and Culture
An examination of the evolution of European intellectual culture from the rise of modernity in the Scientific Revolution through the Enlightenment, Romanticism, Realism, Existentialism, and Modernism to the (purported) end of modernity in Post-Modernism. Related movements such as conservatism, socialism, nationalism, feminism, and fascism will also be covered. This course conceives of thought and culture very broadly and is primarily concerned with the social, political, and economic context of Europe's intellectual development.
HISTORY 5920 3 credits Modern Middle East
The history of the Middle East in the 20th century.
HISTORY 5930 3 credits East Asia
An analysis of East Asian civilizations from their origins to the present and their relations with the rest of the world.
HISTORY 6230 1-3 credits Issues in History
Selected topics and issues of contemporary interest from U.S. and world history. The specific topic will be chosen by the instructor and announced when the course is scheduled. May be repeated for credit.
HISTORY 7920 0-2 credits Seminar Paper Research
HISTORY 7980 1-4 credits Reading and Research in Social Science
The amount of graduate credit allowed for independent study may not exceed a total of four credits except with the special permission of the student's advisor and the graduate dean. Approval must be secured before independent study courses are begun. Students registering for independent study must submit at or before registration a description signed by the instructor conducting the independent study of the subject to be covered. Independent study may not be used for collecting information for the seminar paper.
HISTORY 7990 3-6 credits Thesis Research