Courses Offered

HIST 4G A History of Greek Civilization: The Age of Alexander the Great
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The Macedonian state to the death of Alexander the Great; the Hellenistic states.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2015.
HIST 101 Western Civilization: Ancient World to 1500
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A survey of major themes in the social, political, and cultural development of the western world from its ancient origins to 1500.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2015, Fall 2013.
HIST 102 Western Civilization: 1500 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A survey of major themes in the social, political, and cultural development of the western world from 1500 to the present.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
HIST 110 Football and American Society
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Football as a game and institution in American society and culture. Topics include gender, militarism, patriotism, labor, tax, and race issues in the US.
Prerequisites: none
Course Rules: Counts as a repeat of Hist 404 with a similar topic.
HIST 131 World History to 1500
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Global perspective on the development of the civilizations of Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas from prehistoric times to the dawn of the modern era.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
HIST 132 World History Since 1500
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Global perspective on the development and integration of the civilizations of the world from the age of European expansion to the present.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Summer 2019, Spring 2019, UWinteriM 2019, Summer 2018.
HIST 141 Global History of the Family, Gender, and Sexuality
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A thematic survey of global history exploring the changing concepts of gender, sexuality, and the family from prehistory to the present. Topics include genealogy, demography, kinship, law, artistic representation, feminist analysis, and sexual diversity studies.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS, SS
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Fall 2014.
HIST 150 Multicultural America
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Cross-cultural study of U.S. ethnic and racial identities through materials from literature, history, and the media, with attention to African-, Asian-, Hispanic-, and Native-American experiences.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: CD, HU
Course Rules: Cultures and Communities Prog course; req'd service learning component.
Last Taught: Summer 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018, Spring 2018.
HIST 151 American History: 1607 to 1877
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Survey of American social, political and economic development to 1877.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Spring 2019, UWinteriM 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018.
HIST 152 American History: 1877 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Survey of American social, political, diplomatic, and economic development, from 1877 to the present.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Summer 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018.
HIST 175 East Asian Civilization to 1600
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Survey of the culture, history, and institutions of China, Korea, and Japan from earliest times.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2016, Fall 2014, Spring 2014.
HIST 176 East Asian Civilization Since 1600
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Survey of the culture, history, and institutions of China, Korea, and Japan since 1600.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Summer 2016.
HIST 180 Latin American Society and Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Lecture course designed to familiarize students with the broad parameters of Latin American history, emphasis on themes of continuity and change.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Course Rules: No cr for students with cr in Hist 388, 389, or 390.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Spring 2013.
HIST 192 First-Year Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194).
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Summer 2017, Summer 2016.
HIST 193 First-Year Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Course Rules: Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194).
Last Taught: Fall 2007, Fall 2006, Fall 2001, Fall 2000.
HIST 199 Independent Study
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
For further information, consult dept chair.
Prerequisites: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2012, Fall 2008, Spring 2008.
HIST 200 Historical Roots of Contemporary Issues:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
This course examines the historical dimensions and demonstrates the importance of historical thinking for the understanding of contemporary problems and crises.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Summer 2013, Summer 2011.
HIST 201 The Ancient World: The Near East and Greece
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Mesopotamians, biblical Palestinians, Assyrians, Medes, Persians, and Greeks to 323 B.C.E.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: Not open for cr to students who have had any Hist courses numbered 121, 303, or 304.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2014, Fall 2013, Fall 2012.
HIST 202 The Ancient World: The Roman Republic and Empire
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Survey of the history of ancient Rome from its beginnings to the time of Constantine the Great.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: Not open for cr to students who have had any Hist courses numbered 122, 307 or 308.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Spring 2016.
HIST 203 The History of Medieval Europe: The Early Middle Ages
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Studies in the history of Europe and the Mediterranean world from the fourth to the tenth centuries.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
HIST 204 The History of Medieval Europe: The High Middle Ages
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Studies in the history of Europe and the Mediterranean world from the eleventh to the fourteenth centuries.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016.
HIST 206 Europe and the Modern World: 1815 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Survey of the political, economic, social, and cultural history of modern western civilization.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Course Rules: Not open for cr to students w/cr in Hist 374 or 375.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2004, Spring 2004, Fall 2003.
HIST 210 The Twentieth Century: A Global History
3 cr. Undergraduate.
War, revolution, colonialism in global perspective; role of science, communication, and technology; shifting concepts of gender, class, race, and authority; internationalization of ideas and commerce.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2012, Spring 2009.
HIST 215 History of Capitalism
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Examines the role of property rights, technology, forms of enterprise, and business-state relations and the economic benefits and social costs of economic change.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 1993, Fall 1992, Spring 1992.
HIST 229 History of Race, Science, and Medicine in the United States
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Education and professionalization of minorities in science, medicine, and nursing; minorities as patients and scientific subjects; biographies of minority scientists; scientific theories of racial inferiority.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: CD, HU
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 235 English History to 1688
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Celtic period, Roman occupation, the Anglo-Saxons, Christianization of England, Norman conquest, feudalism, medieval peasantry, Black Death, rise of the Tudors, Renaissance, Reformation, English revolution.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Fall 2009.
HIST 236 Britain Since 1688: Rise and Decline of a Great Power
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Examines change and continuities in British life from 1688 to the present against the backdrop of industrialization, imperial expansion, industrial decline, and decolonization.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Spring 2009, Spring 2008, Spring 2007.
HIST 239 Poland and its Neighbors, 1795-1914
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The Polish lands and Central Europe in the 19th century, from the Napoleonic era to the First World War.
Prerequisites: none.
Last Taught: Fall 2007, Spring 1997, Spring 1994, Fall 1988.
HIST 241 Women and Gender in Europe: 1350 to 1750
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Social, economic, cultural, religious, and political aspects of the history of women from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2007, Spring 2006, Spring 2003.
HIST 242 Women and Gender in Europe: 1750 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Social, economic, cultural, religious and political aspects of the history of women and gender from the Enlightenment to the present.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2011.
HIST 243 History of Women in American Society
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The changing, economic, social, and political roles of American women, their relationship to public and private life, and their evolving self-consciousness.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: Not open to students who have taken Hist 423.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Fall 2014, Fall 2012.
HIST 248 The First World War
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Origins and course of what became the Great War. The peace settlements. Emphasis on economic and social change as well as military and diplomatic matters.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
HIST 249 The Second World War in Europe
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The origins and course of the war in Europe from 1939 to 1945. Emphasis on political and diplomatic aspects as well as military matters.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016.
HIST 262 North American Indian History to 1887
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A survey of Native American history from aboriginal times to 1887. Emphasis will be placed on American policies and change within Indian societies.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: CD, SS
Course Rules: AIS 262 & Hist 262 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
HIST 263 North American Indian History Since 1887
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A survey of American Indian history since 1887 with emphasis on federal policies and changing Indian societies in the twentieth century.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS, CD
Course Rules: AIS 263 & Hist 263 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016.
HIST 267 The History of Latinos in the United States
3 cr. Undergraduate.
History and culture of Latinos in the United States from the colonial period to the present; emphasis on Mexican American, Puerto Rican, and Cuban experiences.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU, CD
Course Rules: Hist 267 & Latino 267 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Summer 2019, Summer 2018, Summer 2017, Summer 2016.
HIST 268 History of the American West
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The American frontier experience; Indian policy, expansion; fur trade; settlement; communications, mining frontier; cattle frontier, and the impact of westward expansion on the nation.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Fall 2007, Fall 2006, Fall 2005.
HIST 269 Asian Americans in Historical Perspective
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The history of Asians in the United States from 1849 to the present emphasizing the Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Korean, and southeast Asian experiences of immigration, discrimination, and assimilation in different regions in the United States.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: CD, HU
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Fall 2014.
HIST 270 Topics in American History:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
American historical topics of current importance.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic. Students may take any combination of Hist 250, 270 & 290 not to exceed 9 cr.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Spring 2014.
HIST 271 The 1960s in the United States: A Cultural History
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Overview of social upheavals; how 1960s shaped racial and ethnic identities, youth culture, sexual mores, community activism, art and fashion, political values; decade's enduring influence.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Fall 2015.
HIST 274 Ancient Egyptian Civilization
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Culture of Egypt, with particular attention to its literature reflecting social, political, and religious conditions; emphasis on Egyptian-Hebrew contacts during the second millenium.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: Classic (Hebr St) 274 & Hist 274 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 280 Islamic Civilization: The Formative Period, ca. 500-1258
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The rise and spread of Islam in medieval times; its social and political history and its contribution to world civilization.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
HIST 282 The Modern Middle East in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The challenge of colonialisms--Ottoman, Portuguese, French and British--and the response of nationalisms-Arab, Turkish, Persian, and Zionist; also the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016.
HIST 284 Buddhism Across Asia
3 cr. Undergraduate.
History of Buddhism from the 5th century BCE to the present.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
HIST 286 The Korean War
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Origins, conduct, and meaning of the Korean conflict, 1950-1953.
Prerequisites: none.
Last Taught: Spring 2009, Spring 2008, Spring 2007, Fall 1989.
HIST 287 The Vietnam War
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A political, social, and cultural history of the Vietnamese and American dimensions of the war in Vietnam.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Last Taught: UWinteriM 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 289 Internship in History, Lower Division
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of basic principles of history in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.
Prerequisites: intro course in Hist; 2.50 gpa; writ cons supervising faculty member & dept chair.
Course Rules: One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2012, Spring 2007, Summer 2005, Fall 2002.
HIST 290 Topics in Global History:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Global, comparative, and non-western historical topics of current importance.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic. Students may take any combination of Hist 250, 270, & 290 not to exceed 9 cr.
Last Taught: Spring 2013.
HIST 293 Seminar on Historical Method: Theory and Approach
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Systematic exploration of the varieties of historical thought and of common problems in writing history, including causation, generalization, objectivity, purpose and value of history.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: Not open for cr to students w/cr in, and does not count as repeat of, Hist 291.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 294 Seminar on Historical Method: Research Techniques
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The practical problems of historical research: question-framing, research design, use of sources, bibliography, archives and manuscript collections, quantification; evidence, verification, and exposition.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014.
HIST 295 Historical Encounters:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Studies in history of contacts and conflicts between differing civilizations. European, Near Eastern, Asian, African, and American topics are treated in cross-cultural perspective.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: UWinteriM 2008, Spring 2002, Spring 1993, Spring 1992.
HIST 296 UROP Apprenticeship
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.
Prerequisites: acceptance to UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.
Course Rules: One credit for 45 hrs research. May be retaken to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Not open to jrs & srs.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2007, Spring 2007, Spring 2006.
HIST 297 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before coursework level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program coursework.
Prerequisites: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Summer 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018.
HIST 299 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.
Prerequisites: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 1997, Spring 1995, Summer 1994.
HIST 303 A History of Greek Civilization: The Greek City-State
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Greek history from prehistoric times to the death of Alexander the Great.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2015.
HIST 303G A History of Greek Civilization: The Greek City-State
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Greek history from prehistoric times to the death of Alexander the Great.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2015.
HIST 304 A History of Greek Civilization: The Age of Alexander the Great
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The Macedonian state to the death of Alexander the Great; the Hellenistic states.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2015.
HIST 307 A History of Rome: The Republic
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Roman history from the beginnings of the Roman state to the death of Julius Caesar.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
HIST 307G A History of Rome: The Republic
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Roman history from the beginnings of the Roman state to the death of Julius Caesar.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
HIST 308 A History of Rome: The Empire
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Roman history from the death of Julius Caesar to the fall of the empire in the west.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.
HIST 308G A History of Rome: The Empire
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Roman history from the death of Julius Caesar to the fall of the empire in the west.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.
HIST 318 Medieval Civilization: The High Middle Ages
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The intellectual development of medieval Europe, from the twelfth century to the fourteenth century.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
HIST 318G Medieval Civilization: The High Middle Ages
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The intellectual development of medieval Europe, from the twelfth century to the fourteenth century.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
HIST 319 The Era of the Crusades
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A consideration of the relationships between western Europe and the East in the period of the Crusades.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 319G The Era of the Crusades
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A consideration of the relationships between western Europe and the East in the period of the Crusades.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 320 History of Medieval Warfare
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Evolution of warfare in the Middle Ages; technology, tactics, strategy, and interaction with politics and culture.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
HIST 320G History of Medieval Warfare
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Evolution of warfare in the Middle Ages; technology, tactics, strategy, and interaction with politics and culture.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
HIST 329 The Roman Catholic Church, 1500 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of the Catholic Church from the Renaissance to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Spring 2008.
HIST 329G The Roman Catholic Church, 1500 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of the Catholic Church from the Renaissance to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Spring 2008.
HIST 330 The Papacy in History
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of the papacy, the world's most visible and influential religious office, from its origins to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Not open to students w/cr in Hist 600 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2016.
HIST 330G The Papacy in History
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of the papacy, the world's most visible and influential religious office, from its origins to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Not open to students w/cr in Hist 600 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2016.
HIST 341 Imperial Russia
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of autocracy and expansion of Russia's multi-ethnic empire; Russian economic, political, and intellectual developments under the tsars; reform and revolution.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
HIST 341G Imperial Russia
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of autocracy and expansion of Russia's multi-ethnic empire; Russian economic, political, and intellectual developments under the tsars; reform and revolution.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
HIST 343 Russia Since 1917
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Russian cultural, social, and political history since the revolutions of 1917.
Prerequisites: jr st;. satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2016.
HIST 343G Russia Since 1917
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Russian cultural, social, and political history since the revolutions of 1917.
Prerequisites: jr st;. satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2016.
HIST 346 Poland and Its Neighbors, 1914-1945
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The effects of two world wars in East-Central Europe. The independence and subjugation of Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary and the Baltic States.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2005.
HIST 346G Poland and Its Neighbors, 1914-1945
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The effects of two world wars in East-Central Europe. The independence and subjugation of Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary and the Baltic States.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2005.
HIST 348 Poland and Its Neighbors, 1945 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Developments in Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, and Hungary since the Second World War. The origins, development, decline, and fall of communist rule in Central Europe.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2012.
HIST 348G Poland and Its Neighbors, 1945 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Developments in Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, and Hungary since the Second World War. The origins, development, decline, and fall of communist rule in Central Europe.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2012.
HIST 355 Modern and Contemporary France
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
France as a political experiment, complex society, intellectual and cultural center, and imperial power since 1815, with emphasis on the period since the late nineteenth century.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2004.
HIST 355G Modern and Contemporary France
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
France as a political experiment, complex society, intellectual and cultural center, and imperial power since 1815, with emphasis on the period since the late nineteenth century.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2004.
HIST 358 The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of the Jews in Europe from the middle of the eighteenth century to the present, with an emphasis on their cultural production.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: Hist 358 & Jewish 358 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.
HIST 358G The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of the Jews in Europe from the middle of the eighteenth century to the present, with an emphasis on their cultural production.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: Hist 358 & Jewish 358 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.
HIST 363 Germany: Hitler and the Nazi Dictatorship
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Rise and fall of Third Reich; Weimar Republic and collapse; Hitler's conquest of power, national socialist state, World War II; catastrophe and reconstruction.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 363G Germany: Hitler and the Nazi Dictatorship
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Rise and fall of Third Reich; Weimar Republic and collapse; Hitler's conquest of power, national socialist state, World War II; catastrophe and reconstruction.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 364 The Holocaust: Anti-Semitism & the Fate of Jewish People in Europe, 1933-45
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The rise of Nazism; anti-Semitism; annihilation of Jews and other ethnic and religious minorities; Jewish responses and resistance; legacy of persecution.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Not open for cr to students with Hist 295 'Historical Encounters: The Holocaust.'
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
HIST 364G The Holocaust: Anti-Semitism & the Fate of Jewish People in Europe, 1933-45
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The rise of Nazism; anti-Semitism; annihilation of Jews and other ethnic and religious minorities; Jewish responses and resistance; legacy of persecution.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Not open for cr to students with Hist 295 'Historical Encounters: The Holocaust.'
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
HIST 370 Topics in the History of Religious Thought:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected topics in the history of religious thought, for graduate and advanced undergraduate students. Intensive reading and student reports will be stressed.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2017.
HIST 370G Topics in the History of Religious Thought:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected topics in the history of religious thought, for graduate and advanced undergraduate students. Intensive reading and student reports will be stressed.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2017.
HIST 371 Topics in European History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected themes and issues in European history.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 371G Topics in European History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected themes and issues in European history.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 372 Topics in Global History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected issues in global history.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 372G Topics in Global History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected issues in global history.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 373 Topics in Gender and History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected topics in the history of gender, family, and sexuality.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Fall 2009.
HIST 373G Topics in Gender and History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected topics in the history of gender, family, and sexuality.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Fall 2009.
HIST 375 Contemporary European History, 1945 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The Cold War; the recovery of Europe; student revolutions and spiritual crisis; economic stagnation; moves toward European unification; breakup of the Soviet bloc.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2013.
HIST 375G Contemporary European History, 1945 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The Cold War; the recovery of Europe; student revolutions and spiritual crisis; economic stagnation; moves toward European unification; breakup of the Soviet bloc.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2013.
HIST 376 History of Ancient China, Earliest Times to 220 A.D.
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of China through First Unification and Great Empire of Han Dynasty; attention to development of distinctive qualities of Chinese philosophy, politics, society, and material culture.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2007.
HIST 376G History of Ancient China, Earliest Times to 220 A.D.
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of China through First Unification and Great Empire of Han Dynasty; attention to development of distinctive qualities of Chinese philosophy, politics, society, and material culture.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2007.
HIST 377 Modern China
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
China in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, from the Opium Wars to the establishment of People's Republic in 1949. Major political, economic and social issues.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
HIST 377G Modern China
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
China in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, from the Opium Wars to the establishment of People's Republic in 1949. Major political, economic and social issues.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
HIST 378 Revolution in China
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of the socialist revolution in China. Background examination of the Chinese communist movement, but major emphasis on People's Republic from 1949 to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2011.
HIST 378G Revolution in China
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of the socialist revolution in China. Background examination of the Chinese communist movement, but major emphasis on People's Republic from 1949 to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2011.
HIST 379 Introduction to Jewish History
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Historical survey of major currents in Jewish culture and society from antiquity to the present day, with particular focus on the modern era.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: Hist 379 & Jewish 379 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
HIST 380 Buddhism: A Cultural History
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of Buddhist culture in Asia and contemporary globalized world; intertwining themes of individual purification and Buddhist visions of just and unjust societies.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2011.
HIST 380G Buddhism: A Cultural History
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of Buddhist culture in Asia and contemporary globalized world; intertwining themes of individual purification and Buddhist visions of just and unjust societies.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2011.
HIST 386 Africans in World History: Communities, Cultures, and Ideas
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Survey of themes in African history before 1850, prior to the onset of the establishment of widespread "formal" colonial rule.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
HIST 386G Africans in World History: Communities, Cultures, and Ideas
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Survey of themes in African history before 1850, prior to the onset of the establishment of widespread "formal" colonial rule.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
HIST 387 Colonization in Africa: A History of Resistance and Adaptation
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examines various forms of resistance and responses by Africans to processes of colonization from the 16th to late 20th centuries.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2015.
HIST 387G Colonization in Africa: A History of Resistance and Adaptation
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examines various forms of resistance and responses by Africans to processes of colonization from the 16th to late 20th centuries.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2015.
HIST 392 The History of Southern Africa
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Surveys the history of South Africa and Zimbabwe with special reference to the twentieth century, comparing their struggles for majority rule.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2013.
HIST 392G The History of Southern Africa
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Surveys the history of South Africa and Zimbabwe with special reference to the twentieth century, comparing their struggles for majority rule.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2013.
HIST 393 History of Mexico
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An upper-division survey course spanning all periods of Mexican history, with special emphasis on the historical origins and development of major contemporary issues.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons instr; satisfaction of GER English composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2016.
HIST 393G History of Mexico
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An upper-division survey course spanning all periods of Mexican history, with special emphasis on the historical origins and development of major contemporary issues.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons instr; satisfaction of GER English composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2016.
HIST 394 History of Japan to 1600
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Japanese political, economic, and social development, cultural change, and major historical figures, from ancient times to 1600.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2009, Fall 2005.
HIST 394G History of Japan to 1600
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Japanese political, economic, and social development, cultural change, and major historical figures, from ancient times to 1600.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2009, Fall 2005.
HIST 395 History of Japan Since 1600
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Japan's rise as modern nation-state and economic power; evolution of social, political, cultural institutions from establishment of Tokugawa shogunate through Meji restoration to present.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2011.
HIST 395G History of Japan Since 1600
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Japan's rise as modern nation-state and economic power; evolution of social, political, cultural institutions from establishment of Tokugawa shogunate through Meji restoration to present.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2011.
HIST 396 Decolonization, Revolution, and Independence in African History
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of decolonization and independence in Africa: African adaptations to colonial rule; processes of decolonization; nationalism; and notions of sovereignty. Prereq: Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER.
Prerequisites: https://catalog.uwm.edu/course-search/
HIST 396G Decolonization, Revolution, and Independence in African History
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of decolonization and independence in Africa: African adaptations to colonial rule; processes of decolonization; nationalism; and notions of sovereignty. Prereq: Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER.
Prerequisites: https://catalog.uwm.edu/course-search/
HIST 398 Honors Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Reading, discussion, and presentation of papers to help students acquire an understanding of important historical problems from a humanities perspective.
Prerequisites: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to combined 9 cr max in Hist 398 & 399. Counts as repeat of History 270 & 404 w/similar topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Fall 2014.
HIST 399 Honors Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Readings, discussion, and presentation of papers to help students acquire an understanding of important historical problems from a social science perspective.
Prerequisites: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
General Education Requirements: SS
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to combined 9 cr max in Hist 398 & 399.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
HIST 400 Topics in Latin American and Caribbean History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected themes and issues in the history of South America, Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2015.
HIST 400G Topics in Latin American and Caribbean History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected themes and issues in the history of South America, Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2015.
HIST 401 Topics in Middle Eastern History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected themes and issues in Middle Eastern history.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
HIST 401G Topics in Middle Eastern History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected themes and issues in Middle Eastern history.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
HIST 402 Topics in Asian History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected themes and issues in the history of Asia.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2008.
HIST 402G Topics in Asian History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected themes and issues in the history of Asia.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2008.
HIST 404 Topics in American History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected themes and issues in the history of the United States.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
HIST 404G Topics in American History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Selected themes and issues in the history of the United States.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
HIST 405 The Age of the American Revolution, 1750-1789
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Background to revolution; British policy and American protest; political, social, diplomatic, and military phases of the War for Independence; Articles of Confederation; Constitution of 1787.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2015.
HIST 405G The Age of the American Revolution, 1750-1789
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Background to revolution; British policy and American protest; political, social, diplomatic, and military phases of the War for Independence; Articles of Confederation; Constitution of 1787.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2015.
HIST 409 Causes of the Civil War, 1828-1861
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of the relationship between sectional conflict and political and social developments; the explanation of the causes and timing of the Civil War.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 409G Causes of the Civil War, 1828-1861
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of the relationship between sectional conflict and political and social developments; the explanation of the causes and timing of the Civil War.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 410 Civil War and Reconstruction: The United States, 1861-1877
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The military conflict from Sumter to Appomattox; policies of Lincoln, Reconstruction and aftermath of slavery.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Summer 2010, Spring 2010.
HIST 410G Civil War and Reconstruction: The United States, 1861-1877
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The military conflict from Sumter to Appomattox; policies of Lincoln, Reconstruction and aftermath of slavery.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Summer 2010, Spring 2010.
HIST 418 America in Prosperity, Depression and War, 1921-1945
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The Twenties as a transition period; the Great Depression; Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal; foreign policies and U.S. participation in World War II.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
HIST 418G America in Prosperity, Depression and War, 1921-1945
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The Twenties as a transition period; the Great Depression; Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal; foreign policies and U.S. participation in World War II.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
HIST 419 America Since 1945
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Postwar America, including social and economic developments, Cold War rivalries, and the changing political scenes from the Truman years to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 419G America Since 1945
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Postwar America, including social and economic developments, Cold War rivalries, and the changing political scenes from the Truman years to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 432 North American Environmental History
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Past interactions between human societies and the natural world on the North American continent.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
HIST 434 The United States as a World Power in the 20th Century
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
How the United States became involved in two world wars and a cold war, while spreading its interests and influence across the globe.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2017.
HIST 434G The United States as a World Power in the 20th Century
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
How the United States became involved in two world wars and a cold war, while spreading its interests and influence across the globe.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2017.
HIST 435 Ethnic America: To 1880
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Survey of the conflict between cultural diversity and the melting pot, included are theories about and experiences of ethnic groups in America, particularly the bad west.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English composition competency req.
HIST 435G Ethnic America: To 1880
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Survey of the conflict between cultural diversity and the melting pot, included are theories about and experiences of ethnic groups in America, particularly the bad west.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English composition competency req.
HIST 436 Immigrant America Since 1880
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Survey of the conflict between the ideas of cultural diversity and assimilation, stressing the differing reception and settlement of white and non-white immigrants.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD, HU
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013.
HIST 440 History of the American Working Classes
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The social and occupational composition of the American working classes and their response to capitalism, socialism, and the organized labor movement.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
HIST 440G History of the American Working Classes
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The social and occupational composition of the American working classes and their response to capitalism, socialism, and the organized labor movement.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
HIST 442 Beer and Brewing in America
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Relationship between beer and brewing and social, political, and cultural change in the United States, from colonial times to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER.
Course Rules: No credit for students with credit in HIST 404 with same topic.
HIST 442G Beer and Brewing in America
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Relationship between beer and brewing and social, political, and cultural change in the United States, from colonial times to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER.
Course Rules: No credit for students with credit in HIST 404 with same topic.
HIST 445 African Americans from Slavery to Freedom
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
African-American history from shores of Africa through Atlantic slave trade to plantation slavery and formation of an African-American community in the New World.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Last Taught: Summer 2009, Fall 2004.
HIST 445G African Americans from Slavery to Freedom
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
African-American history from shores of Africa through Atlantic slave trade to plantation slavery and formation of an African-American community in the New World.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Last Taught: Summer 2009, Fall 2004.
HIST 446 African Americans Since the Civil War
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The search for justice and equality, from emancipation in 1865 to the civil rights revolution of the 1960's and beyond.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Last Taught: Summer 2017, Spring 2016.
HIST 446G African Americans Since the Civil War
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The search for justice and equality, from emancipation in 1865 to the civil rights revolution of the 1960's and beyond.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Last Taught: Summer 2017, Spring 2016.
HIST 448 Baseball in American History
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The origins and development of baseball in the United States, its rise as a spectator sport, and its place in American life and culture.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2017.
HIST 448G Baseball in American History
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The origins and development of baseball in the United States, its rise as a spectator sport, and its place in American life and culture.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2017.
HIST 449 Popular Culture in America, 1800 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Popular culture seen through artifacts and the mass media: popular music, newspapers, magazines, dime novels, film, comics, TV, radio, folk heroes, sports, and 'stars.'
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2013.
HIST 449G Popular Culture in America, 1800 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Popular culture seen through artifacts and the mass media: popular music, newspapers, magazines, dime novels, film, comics, TV, radio, folk heroes, sports, and 'stars.'
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2013.
HIST 450 Growth of Metropolitan Milwaukee
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of the city and county of Milwaukee and Milwaukee suburbs, emphasizing population patterns; government; economic change; social, cultural and educational institutions; and spatial relationships.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Spring 2007.
HIST 450G Growth of Metropolitan Milwaukee
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of the city and county of Milwaukee and Milwaukee suburbs, emphasizing population patterns; government; economic change; social, cultural and educational institutions; and spatial relationships.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Spring 2007.
HIST 451 History of Wisconsin
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Political, economic and social development of Wisconsin, especially since 1815, with attention to such major personalities as the La Follettes, Kohlers, Turner, Hoard, Wright, and Gale.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2011, Summer 2009.
HIST 451G History of Wisconsin
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Political, economic and social development of Wisconsin, especially since 1815, with attention to such major personalities as the La Follettes, Kohlers, Turner, Hoard, Wright, and Gale.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2011, Summer 2009.
HIST 452 History of Religion in American Life to 1870
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of different religions in America; role of religion in American society, politics; church attitudes on race and war; lives of religious leaders; theology.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Fall 2012.
HIST 452G History of Religion in American Life to 1870
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of different religions in America; role of religion in American society, politics; church attitudes on race and war; lives of religious leaders; theology.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Fall 2012.
HIST 453 History of Religion in American Life Since 1870
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of different religions in America; role of religion in American society, politics; church attitudes on race and war; lives of religious leaders; theology.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2014.
HIST 453G History of Religion in American Life Since 1870
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of different religions in America; role of religion in American society, politics; church attitudes on race and war; lives of religious leaders; theology.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2014.
HIST 460 The History of Poverty in America
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Social welfare policies and programs (including evolution of social work profession), 1620-present, in light of major developments in American social and intellectual history.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2008, Fall 2006.
HIST 460G The History of Poverty in America
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Social welfare policies and programs (including evolution of social work profession), 1620-present, in light of major developments in American social and intellectual history.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2008, Fall 2006.
HIST 463 History of the American City
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Character of American urbanization and its social and political consequences; responses to 'urban problems' from the early nineteenth century to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
HIST 463G History of the American City
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Character of American urbanization and its social and political consequences; responses to 'urban problems' from the early nineteenth century to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
HIST 468 The American Feminist Movement
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of the American feminist movement from colonial times to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Spring 1999.
HIST 468G The American Feminist Movement
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of the American feminist movement from colonial times to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Spring 1999.
HIST 473 History of Wisconsin Indians
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of Wisconsin tribes from their earliest years to the present, including European contacts, treaties, the fur trade, and wars.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: AIS 473 & Hist 473 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 473G History of Wisconsin Indians
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of Wisconsin tribes from their earliest years to the present, including European contacts, treaties, the fur trade, and wars.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: AIS 473 & Hist 473 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 474 Topics in North American Indian History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Detailed examination of such topics as Indian legal status, culture change, Indian education, Pan-Indianism and gender roles.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. AIS 474 & Hist 474 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2011, Fall 2010.
HIST 474G Topics in North American Indian History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Detailed examination of such topics as Indian legal status, culture change, Indian education, Pan-Indianism and gender roles.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. AIS 474 & Hist 474 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2011, Fall 2010.
HIST 475 American Indian History, Law, and Government
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
American Indian political systems; their interaction with U.S. Indian policy. Indigenous systems of governance; European Legal justification for colonization; American Indian sovereignty; Federal-Tribal relationship.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: No cr for students w/cr in Hist 474 w/similar topic. AIS 475 & Hist 475 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
HIST 475G American Indian History, Law, and Government
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
American Indian political systems; their interaction with U.S. Indian policy. Indigenous systems of governance; European Legal justification for colonization; American Indian sovereignty; Federal-Tribal relationship.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: No cr for students w/cr in Hist 474 w/similar topic. AIS 475 & Hist 475 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
HIST 489 Internship in History, Upper Division
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of advanced principles of history in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; 300-level or above course in Hist; 2.50 gpa; writ cons supervising faculty member & dept chair.
Course Rules: One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Summer 2018, Spring 2018, Summer 2017.
HIST 497 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before coursework level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program coursework.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Summer 2018.
HIST 497G Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before coursework level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program coursework.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Summer 2018.
HIST 499 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Summer 2003, Summer 2001, Summer 2000.
HIST 594 Methods and Theory in the Historical Study of Religion:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Methods and historiography in the history of religion; focus on a particular religious-historical complex.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 594G Methods and Theory in the Historical Study of Religion:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Methods and historiography in the history of religion; focus on a particular religious-historical complex.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 595 The Quantitative Analysis of Historical Data
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Statistical methods and the computer in analysis of historical problems: statistics through regression; use of social science computer package; special techniques for handling historical data.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of Oral and Written Communication (OWC) Competency Part A & Quantitative Literacy (QL) Competency Part A GERs.
General Education Requirements: QLB
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2018.
HIST 595G The Quantitative Analysis of Historical Data
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Statistical methods and the computer in analysis of historical problems: statistics through regression; use of social science computer package; special techniques for handling historical data.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of Oral and Written Communication (OWC) Competency Part A & Quantitative Literacy (QL) Competency Part A GERs.
General Education Requirements: QLB
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2018.
HIST 596 Maps as Historical Sources
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Introduction to maps, both as historical artifacts and as instruments for reinterpreting historical realities.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
HIST 596G Maps as Historical Sources
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Introduction to maps, both as historical artifacts and as instruments for reinterpreting historical realities.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
HIST 597 Fields and Methods in Public History
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Career opportunities for historians in historical agencies, focusing on the work and methods of archivists, museum curators, historic preservationists, oral historians, and administrators.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req; cons coord of public hist.
HIST 597G Fields and Methods in Public History
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Career opportunities for historians in historical agencies, focusing on the work and methods of archivists, museum curators, historic preservationists, oral historians, and administrators.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req; cons coord of public hist.
HIST 600 Seminar in History:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
In-depth investigation of a period or theme in history. Emphasis on designing and writing a research paper based on primary and secondary sources.
Prerequisites: sr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition & Math Skills competency reqs; Hist 288(P), 291(P), 293(P), 294(P), 594(P), 595(P), or 596(P); declared Hist major or Educ/Soc Studies-Broad Field Hist major.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic with petition to department chair to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
HIST 681 Senior Thesis I
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Senior research project for history majors.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; Hist 288(P), 291(P), 293(P), 294(P), 594(P), 595(P), or 596(P); cons faculty thesis advisor & dept chair.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2013, Summer 2013, Fall 2012.
HIST 682 Senior Thesis II
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Senior research project for history majors.
Prerequisites: Hist 681(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2011.
HIST 699 Independent Reading:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Advanced independent work under the supervision of a history faculty member. Students must submit study proposal. For more information, consult dept chair, www4.uwm.edu/letsci/history/undergrad/internships.cfm.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Summer 2019, UWinteriM 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018.