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Graduate Catalog | 2005-2007
College of Liberal Arts

History

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

HIS | History

380K. History of Science. Topics cover scientific development since ancient times, including the scientific revolution, 1500-1800; the development of specific scientific disciplines; and the relationship between science and social change. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

380L. Topics in European Imperialism. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

Topic 1: European Imperialism: British Empire. Same as Asian Studies 391 (Topic 3: European Imperialism: British Empire) and Middle Eastern Studies 381 (Topic 12: European Imperialism: British Empire). Study of the British empire in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.

381. Topics in World History. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

382L. Topics in African History. Seminar on selected topics on precolonial African societies and African societies since 1875. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

382N. Topics in the History of East and South Asia. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Some topics also require consent of instructor; these are identified in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Social and Religious Reform in Modern India. Same as Asian Studies 384 (Topic 5: Social and Religious Reform in Modern India). History 382N (Topic 1) and 388K (Topic: Social and Religious Reform in Modern India) may not both be counted.

Topic 2: Women in Islamic Societies. Same as Asian Studies 391 (Topic 7: Women in Islamic Societies) and Middle Eastern Studies 381 (Topic 35: Women in Islamic Societies). Only one of the following may be counted: Asian Studies 380T (Topic: Women in Islamic Societies), History 382N (Topic 2), 388K (Topic: Women in Islamic Societies).

Topic 3: Intellectual and Cultural History of Modern Japan. Same as Asian Studies 383 (Topic 1: Intellectual and Cultural History of Modern Japan).

Topic 4: Communalism in Colonial India. Same as Asian Studies 384 (Topic 2: Communalism in Colonial India).

Topic 5: Historiography in Premodern India. Same as Asian Studies 384 (Topic 4: Historiography in Premodern India). History 381 (Topic: Historiography in Premodern India) and 382N (Topic 5) may not both be counted.

382Q. Introductory Conference Course in African History. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and written consent of instructor; consent forms are available in the departmental graduate advising office.

382R. Introductory Conference Course in Asian History. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and written consent of instructor; consent forms are available in the departmental graduate advising office.

382S. Introductory Conference Course in Middle Eastern History. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and written consent of instructor; consent forms are available in the departmental graduate advising office.

382T. Introductory Conference Course in European History. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and written consent of instructor; consent forms are available in the departmental graduate advising office.

382U. Introductory Conference Course in American History. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and written consent of instructor; consent forms are available in the departmental graduate advising office.

383. Seminar in Modern European History. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Seminar in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Civilizations and Cultures.

383C. Literature of European History. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Required of all entering graduate students in European history. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Literature of European History: The Medieval Period.

Topic 2: Literature of European History: The Early Modern Period.

Topic 3: Literature of European History: The Modern Period.

383L. Studies in World History. Same as Economics 383K. A historical study of economic development and economic policy. With consent of instructor, may be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, six semester hours of upper-division coursework in economics or related history or government, and six additional semester hours of upper-division coursework in social science or business.

383M. Studies in the Atlantic Worlds. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

384K. Seminar in British History. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

384M. Seminar in Tudor-Stuart History. Reading and research in the history of England under the Tudors and Stuarts, 1485-1689. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

385N. Comparative Slavery. Historiographic treatment of slavery in the New World, with emphasis on comparative and cross-cultural perspectives. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

386K. Seminar in Latin American History. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, reading knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese, and consent of the graduate adviser.

386L. Research Seminar in Latin American History. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, reading knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese, and consent of the graduate adviser. Some topics also require consent of instructor; these are identified in the Course Schedule.

387M. Studies in Early Modern Europe. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

388K. Seminar in Middle Eastern History. Development of Middle Eastern history since the beginning of modern times. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Some topics also require consent of instructor; these are identified in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Ottoman Egypt and Syria, 1516-1918. Same as Middle Eastern Studies 381 (Topic 18: Ottoman Egypt and Syria, 1516-1918).

Topic 2: Intellectual History of Indo-Iranian Islam. Same as Asian Studies 390 (Topic 6: Intellectual History of Indo-Iranian Islam) and Middle Eastern Studies 381 (Topic 37: Intellectual History of Indo-Iranian Islam).

388M. Problems and Methods of Historical Demography. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

389. Research Seminar in United States History. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

391L. Conference Course. Designed to expand the graduate student's opportunity for individual consultation. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

Topic 2: The Texas Experience to 1865. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only.

Topic 3: The Texas Experience from 1865 to the Present. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only.

392. Seminar in United States History. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser. Some topics also require consent of instructor; these are identified in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Social Change.

Topic 2: Social Movements.

393L. Qualifying Examination. Preparation for qualifying examinations. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

393M, 693M, 993M. Dissertation Colloquium. Preparation and presentation of a proposal related to the doctoral dissertation. Three, six, or nine discussion hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Required of all doctoral candidates. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, completion of all coursework, and consent of the graduate adviser.

395. Seminar in Bibliography and Methods. A seminar to acquaint the advanced student with the nature and extent of materials for study and writing in United States history. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

397K. Historiography. Survey of historical writing and historiography from colonial times to the present. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Required of all entering graduate students in United States history. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

397L. Medieval History. Some topics also require consent of instructor; these are identified in the Course Schedule. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

698. Thesis. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in history and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, History 698A.

398R. Master's Report. Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in history and consent of the graduate adviser.

398T. Supervised Teaching in History. Weekly group meetings with the instructor, individual consultations, and reports. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: History 399R, 699R, or 999R.

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