University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: History

HST 010 - D2: Global History since 1500

Character, development, and emerging interdependence of the world's major civilizations since 1500.

HST 011 - US History to 1865

Survey of American history from the pre-Revolutionary period through the Civil War era.

HST 012 - US History since 1865

Survey of US history from the Civil War era.

HST 015 - Early Europe

Survey of European history, 500-1648.

HST 016 - Modern Europe

Survey of European history, 1648-present.

HST 017 - D1: North American Indian Hist

Surveys Native North American history across regions of the continent that became Canada and the United States from pre- contact to the present, with emphasis on Indian-European interaction.

HST 022 - Roman History and Civilization

Political, social, cultural, and literary development of ancient Rome. May be repeated for credit with different content: normally alternates between early period (Monarchy and Republic) and late (Empire). Cross-listed with CLAS 023.

HST 041 - D2: Africa C-1870 to Present

Introduction to African history from European conquest to the present, with special attention paid to African resistance, the nature of colonialism, and African independence movements.

HST 081 - Topics in Film & History

Topics exploring films as primary sources and as historical interpretations. Representative topics: Medieval & Renaissance Europe in Film; Twentieth century European History in Film. May be repeated for credit with different content.

HST 096 - Introductory Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

HST 101 - History Methods

Investigation of the theory and practice of history through critique of historians' methods, analysis of primary sources, and development of the research and writing skills necessary for constructing historical arguments. Prerequisites: History major; three hours in History; Sophomore standing recommended.

HST 102 - Topics in American History

Topics examining the history of the Americas. Representative topics: Early Republic; American Cultural History; US Legal History. May be repeated for credit with different content. Prerequisite: Three hours of History.

HST 103 - Topics in European History

Topics examining European history. Representative topics: Capetian France; World War I in Europe; Twentieth-century Europe. May be repeated for credit with different content. Prerequisite: Three hours of History.

HST 111 - The Cold War

An exploration of the ideological and geopolitical struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union, encompassing the political, social, cultural, and economic repercussions of the conflict in Europe and the United States. Prerequisite: Three hours of History.

HST 112 - D2: History of Zionism to 1948

A history of modern Zionism and the Zionist movement from its inception in Europe in the second half of the nineteenth century to the establishment of Israel. Prerequisite: Three hours of History. Cross-listed with: HS 112.

HST 115 - History of Poland

History of the Polish people and Polish state from the tenth century to the present. Strong emphasis on the twentieth century. Prerequisite: Three hours of History. Cross-listed with: HS 115.

HST 119 - D2: Modern Jewish History

The history of the Jewish people from the eighteenth century to the present, focusing on Europe and the United States. Prerequisite: Three hours of History. Cross-listed with: HS 119.

HST 122 - Roman History and Civilization

Political, social, cultural, and literary development of ancient Rome. May be repeated for credit with different content: normally alternates between early period (Monarchy and Republic) and late (Empire). Prerequisite: HST 009 or appropriate work in Classics. Cross-listed with: CLAS 122.

HST 145 - Topics in Middle East History

Topics examining Middle Eastern history. Representative topics: Iran, Egypt, and Turkey. May be repeated for credit with different content. Prerequisite: Three hours of History.

HST 148 - D2:Ancient Egypt Thru the Ages

A thematic and historical introduction to the civilization of Ancient Egypt and its cultural position and influence in both the ancient and modern worlds. Prerequisite: Three credits in Classics or History. Cross-listed with: CLAS 148.

HST 162 - Topics in Mexican History

Topics examining Mexican history. Representative topics: Modern Mexico. May be repeated for credit with different content. Prerequisite: Three hours of History.

HST 182 - Topics in US Women's History

Topics examining themes in US women's history. Representative topics: Women's Political History; Women, Families, & the Economy. May be repeated for credit with different content. Prerequisite: Three hours of History or Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies minor. Cross-listed with: GSWS 130.

HST 191 - World War II

Causes, conduct, and consequences of global war from 1931 to 1945, including social, economic, political, and diplomatic as well as military aspects. Prerequisite: Three hours of History. Cross-listed with: HS 191.

HST 196 - Intermediate Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: Three hours of History.

HST 197 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

HST 198 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate students work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

HST 199 - Internship

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

HST 201 - History on the Land

Identifying and interpreting evidence of the cultural forces - early settlement patterns, transportation, industry, agriculture, planning, conservation - that have shaped our land, buildings, towns, and cities. Prerequisites: Admission to the Historic Preservation graduate program; or twelve hours of History and minimum Junior standing. Cross-listed with: HP 201.

HST 227 - Seminar in Modern Europe

Topics examining themes in Modern European history and Holocaust Studies. Representative topics: The Holocaust & Memory; Auschwitz; The Holocaust in Poland. May be repeated for credit with different content. Prerequisites: Twelve hours of History; minimum Junior standing. Cross-listed with: HS 227.

HST 240 - D2: Compar Slavery:Hist Persp

History of slavery from a comparative perspective, including Classical Antiquity, Islam and the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and the Southern United States. Prerequisites: Twelve hours of History; minimum Junior standing.

HST 280 - D2: Queer Lives: LGBT History

Advanced readings and research on the diverse history of LGBT peoples in Europe and North America with a focus on case studies, recent scholarship, and major theoretical works. Prerequisites: Twelve hours of History, or GSWS 001 and six additional hours of Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies courses; minimum Junior standing. Cross-listed with: GSWS 280.

HST 296 - Special Topics Seminar

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisites: Twelve hours of History; minimum Junior standing.

HST 391 - Master's Thesis Research

Required of all candidates for the M.A. who are writing a thesis. Normally arranged for two semesters at three hours each. Prerequisite: Graduate students only.

HST 395 - Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

HST 397 - Special Readings and Research

Directed individual study of areas not appropriately covered by existing courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.