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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


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101 Western Civilization: Ancient World to 1500. 3 cr. U. A survey of major themes in the social, political, and cultural development of the western world from its ancient origins to 1500.|Prereq: none.
102 Western Civilization: 1500 to the Present. 3 cr. U. A survey of major themes in the social, political, and cultural development of the western world from 1500 to the present.|Prereq: none.
131 World History to 1500. 3 cr. U. 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.|Prereq: none.
132 World History Since 1500. 3 cr. U. Global perspective on the development and integration of the civilizations of the world from the age of European expansion to the present.|Prereq: none.
141 The Family and Sex Roles in the Past. 3 cr. U. Change in the structure and function of families and gender roles. Topics include demography, kinship and inheritance, child-rearing, birth control, feminism, and homosexuality.|Prereq: none.
150 Multicultural America. 3 cr. U. 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.|Cultures and Communities Prog course; req'd service learning component. Prereq: none.
151 American History: 1607 to 1877. 3 cr. U. Survey of American social, political and economic development to 1877.|Prereq: none.
152 American History: 1877 to the Present. 3 cr. U. Survey of American social, political, diplomatic, and economic development, from 1877 to the present.|Prereq: none.
175 East Asian Civilization to 1600. 3 cr. U. Survey of the culture, history, and institutions of China, Korea, and Japan from earliest times.|Prereq: none.
176 East Asian Civilization Since 1600. 3 cr. U. Survey of the culture, history, and institutions of China, Korea, and Japan since 1600.|Prereq: none.
180 Latin American Society and Culture. 3 cr. U. Lecture course designed to familiarize students with the broad parameters of Latin American history, emphasis on themes of continuity and change.|No cr for students with cr in Hist 388, 389, or 390. Prereq: none.
192 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.|Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
193 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. The specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.|Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
199 Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. For further information, consult dept chair.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.
200 Historical Roots of Contemporary Issues: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. This course examines the historical dimensions and demonstrates the importance of historical thinking for the understanding of contemporary problems and crises.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none.
201 The Ancient World: The Near East and Greece. 3 cr. U. Mesopotamians, biblical Palestinians, Assyrians, Medes, Persians, and Greeks to 323 B.C.|Not open for cr to students who have had any Hist courses numbered 121, 303, or 304. Prereq: none.
202 The Ancient World: The Roman Republic and Empire. 3 cr. U. Survey of the history of ancient Rome from its beginnings to the time of Constantine the Great.|Not open for cr to students who have had any Hist courses numbered 122, 307 or 308. Prereq: none.
203 The History of Medieval Europe: The Early Middle Ages. 3 cr. U. Studies in the history of Europe and the Mediterranean world from the fourth to the tenth centuries.|Prereq: none.
204 The History of Medieval Europe: The High Middle Ages. 3 cr. U. Studies in the history of Europe and the Mediterranean world from the eleventh to the fourteenth centuries.|Prereq: none.
205 Europe from the Italian Renaissance to the French Revolution. 3 cr. U. Early modern Europe, 1400-1815, including Renaissance, Reformation, Absolutism, Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment, and French Revolution.|Prereq: none.
206 Europe and the Modern World: 1815 to the Present. 3 cr. U. Survey of the political, economic, social, and cultural history of modern western civilization.|Not open for cr to students w/cr in Hist 374 or 375. Prereq: none.
210 The Twentieth Century: A Global History. 3 cr. U. 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.|Prereq: none.
215 History of Capitalism. 3 cr. U. Examines the role of property rights, technology, forms of enterprise, and business-state relations and the economic benefits and social costs of economic change.|Prereq: none.
229 History of Race, Science, and Medicine in the United States. 3 cr. U. 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.|Prereq: none.
235 English History to 1688. 3 cr. U. 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.|Prereq: none.
236 Britain Since 1688: Rise and Decline of a Great Power. 3 cr. U. Examines change and continuities in British life from 1688 to the present against the backdrop of industrialization, imperial expansion, industrial decline, and decolonization.|Prereq: none.
239 Poland and its Neighbors, 1795-1914. 3 cr. U. The Polish lands and Central Europe in the 19th century, from the Napoleonic era to the First World War.|Prereq: none.
241 Women and Gender in Europe: 1350 to 1750. 3 cr. U. Social, economic, cultural, religious, and political aspects of the history of women from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment.|Prereq: none.
242 Women and Gender in Europe: 1750 to the Present. 3 cr. U. Social, economic, cultural, religious and political aspects of the history of women and gender from the Enlightenment to the present.|Prereq: none.
243 History of Women in American Society. 3 cr. U. The changing, economic, social, and political roles of American women, their relationship to public and private life, and their evolving self-consciousness.|Not open to students who have taken Hist 423. Prereq: none.
246 Homosexuality in History. 3 cr. U. Survey of patterns and representations of male and female homosexuality in western history and culture from antiquity to the present.|Prereq: none.
248 The First World War. 3 cr. U. 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.|Prereq: none.
249 The Second World War in Europe. 3 cr. U. The origins and course of the war in Europe from 1939 to 1945. Emphasis on political and diplomatic aspects as well as military matters.|Prereq: none.
250 Topics in European History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. European historical topics of current importance.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Students may take any combination of Hist 250, 270 & 290 not to exceed 9 cr. Prereq: none.
262 North American Indian History to 1887. 3 cr. U. A survey of Native American history from aboriginal times to 1887. Emphasis will be placed on American policies and change within Indian societies.|AIS 262 & Hist 262 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
263 North American Indian History Since 1887. 3 cr. U. A survey of American Indian history since 1887 with emphasis on federal policies and changing Indian societies in the twentieth century.|AIS 263 & Hist 263 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
267 The History of Latinos in the United States. 3 cr. U. Introduction to the history and culture of Latinos in the United States from the colonial period to the present with emphasis on the Mexican American, Puerto Rican, and Cuban experiences.|Prereq: none.
267 (effective 01/26/2015) The History of Latinos in the United States. 3 cr. U. 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.|Hist 267 & Latino 267 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
268 History of the American West. 3 cr. U. The American frontier experience; Indian policy, expansion; fur trade; settlement; communications, mining frontier; cattle frontier, and the impact of westward expansion on the nation.|Prereq: none.
269 Asian Americans in Historical Perspective. 3 cr. U. 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.|Prereq: none.
270 Topics in American History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. American historical topics of current importance.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Students may take any combination of Hist 250, 270 & 290 not to exceed 9 cr. Prereq: none.
271 The 1960s in the United States: A Cultural History. 3 cr. U. 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.|Prereq: none.
272 The Blues: History and Culture. 3 cr. U. Influence of blues music on American cultural history; the blues as expression of African American experience.|Prereq: none.
274 Ancient Egyptian Civilization. 3 cr. U. Culture of Egypt, with particular attention to its literature reflecting social, political, and religious conditions; emphasis on Egyptian-Hebrew contacts during the second millenium.|Classic (Hebr St) 274 & Hist 274 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
280 Islamic Civilization: The Formative Period, ca. 500-1258. 3 cr. U. The rise and spread of Islam in medieval times; its social and political history and its contribution to world civilization.|Prereq: none.
282 The Modern Middle East in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. 3 cr. U. The challenge of colonialisms--Ottoman, Portuguese, French and British--and the response of nationalisms-Arab, Turkish, Persian, and Zionist; also the Arab-Israeli conflict.|Prereq: none.
284 Buddhism Across Asia. 3 cr. U. History of Buddhism from the 5th century BCE to the present.|Prereq: none.
285 The Second World War in the Pacific. 3 cr. U. Origins and conduct of the Second World War in the Pacific from both the Japanese and American standpoints.|Prereq: none.
286 The Korean War. 3 cr. U. Origins, conduct, and meaning of the Korean conflict, 1950-1953.|Prereq: none.
287 The Vietnam War. 3 cr. U. A political, social, and cultural history of the Vietnamese and American dimensions of the war in Vietnam.|Prereq: none.
289 Internship in History, Lower Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of history in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in Hist; 2.50 gpa; writ cons supervising faculty member & dept chair.
290 Topics in Global History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Global, comparative, and non-western historical topics of current importance.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Students may take any combination of Hist 250, 270, & 290 not to exceed 9 cr. Prereq: none.
293 Seminar on Historical Method: Theory and Approach. 3 cr. U. Systematic exploration of the varieties of historical thought and of common problems in writing history, including causation, generalization, objectivity, purpose and value of history.|Not open for cr to students w/cr in, and does not count as repeat of, Hist 291. Prereq: none.
294 Seminar on Historical Method: Research Techniques. 3 cr. U. The practical problems of historical research: question-framing, research design, use of sources, bibliography, archives and manuscript collections, quantification; evidence, verification, and exposition.|Prereq: none.
295 Historical Encounters: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Studies in history of contacts and conflicts between differing civilizations. European, Near Eastern, Asian, African, and American topics are treated in cross-cultural perspective.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.
296 UROP Apprenticeship. 1-3 cr. U. Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.|One credit for 45 hrs research. Retakable to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Not open to jrs & srs. Prereq: acceptance to UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before coursework level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program coursework.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
299 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. 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.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
301 History of Christianity, East and West: to 1500. 3 cr. U/G. Development of the institutional church; major church leaders; theological and doctrinal changes; worship, liturgy, and arts of Christendom; Christianity and social change.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
302 History of Christianity, East and West Since 1500. 3 cr. U/G. Development of the institutional church; major church leaders, theological and doctrinal changes; worship, liturgy and arts of Christendom; Christianity and social change.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
303 A History of Greek Civilization: The Greek City-State. 3 cr. U/G. Greek history from prehistoric times to the death of Alexander the Great.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
304 A History of Greek Civilization: The Age of Alexander the Great. 3 cr. U/G. The Macedonian state to the death of Alexander the Great; the Hellenistic states.|Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
307 A History of Rome: The Republic. 3 cr. U/G. Roman history from the beginnings of the Roman state to the death of Julius Caesar.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
308 A History of Rome: The Empire. 3 cr. U/G. Roman history from the death of Julius Caesar to the fall of the empire in the west.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
318 Medieval Civilization: The High Middle Ages. 3 cr. U/G. The intellectual development of medieval Europe, from the twelfth century to the fourteenth century.|Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
319 The Era of the Crusades. 3 cr. U/G. A consideration of the relationships between western Europe and the East in the period of the Crusades.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
320 History of Medieval Warfare. 3 cr. U/G. Evolution of warfare in the Middle Ages; technology, tactics, strategy, and interaction with politics and culture.|Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
325 The Renaissance. 3 cr. U/G. Culture and society in Europe from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century; early Italian Renaissance to Elizabethan England; the Age of Discovery.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
329 The Roman Catholic Church, 1500 to the Present. 3 cr. U/G. History of the Catholic Church from the Renaissance to the present.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
330 The Papacy in History. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of the papacy, the world's most visible and influential religious office, from its origins to the present.|Not open to students w/cr in Hist 600 w/same topic. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
341 Imperial Russia. 3 cr. U/G. Development of autocracy and expansion of Russia's multi-ethnic empire; Russian economic, political, and intellectual developments under the tsars; reform and revolution.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
343 Russia Since 1917. 3 cr. U/G. Russian cultural, social, and political history since the revolutions of 1917.|Prereq: jr st;. satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
345 The Modern Balkans: Nationalism, War, and Democracy. 3 cr. U/G. Fall of the Ottoman Empire; revolutionary movements; emergence of national states; socio-political and cultural developments; Second World War; socialist regimes; civil wars and democratic transitions.|Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
346 Poland and Its Neighbors, 1914-1945. 3 cr. U/G. The effects of two world wars in East-Central Europe. The independence and subjugation of Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary and the Baltic States.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
348 Poland and Its Neighbors, 1945 to the Present. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
353 Ireland Since 1600: Colony to Independent State. 3 cr. U/G. Irish history from 1600 to the present. Topics include the famine, nationalism, and relationship with England.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
355 Modern and Contemporary France. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
358 The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture. 3 cr. U/G. History of the Jews in Europe from the middle of the eighteenth century to the present, with an emphasis on their cultural production.|Hist 358 & Jewish 358 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.
363 Germany: Hitler and the Nazi Dictatorship. 3 cr. U/G. Rise and fall of Third Reich; Weimar Republic and collapse; Hitler's conquest of power, national socialist state, World War II; catastrophe and reconstruction.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
364 The Holocaust: Anti-Semitism & the Fate of Jewish People in Europe, 1933-45. 3 cr. U/G. The rise of Nazism; anti-Semitism; annihilation of Jews and other ethnic and religious minorities; Jewish responses and resistance; legacy of persecution.|Not open for cr to students with Hist 295 'Historical Encounters: The Holocaust.' Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
370 Topics in the History of Religious Thought: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Selected topics in the history of religious thought, for graduate and advanced undergraduate students. Intensive reading and student reports will be stressed.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
371 Topics in European History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Selected themes and issues in European history.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
372 Topics in Global History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Selected issues in global history.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
373 Topics in Gender and History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Selected topics in the history of gender, family, and sexuality.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
374 Europe: The Age of the Dictators, 1914-1945. 3 cr. U/G. Fascism, communism, and the decline of democracy; origins and consequences of the First and Second World Wars.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
375 Contemporary European History, 1945 to the Present. 3 cr. U/G. The Cold War; the recovery of Europe; student revolutions and spiritual crisis; economic stagnation; moves toward European unification; breakup of the Soviet bloc.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
376 History of Ancient China, Earliest Times to 220 A.D. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
377 Modern China. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
378 Revolution in China. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
379 Introduction to Jewish History. 3 cr. U. Historical survey of major currents in Jewish culture and society from antiquity to the present day, with particular focus on the modern era.|Hist 379 & Jewish 379 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
380 Buddhism: A Cultural History. 3 cr. U/G. Development of Buddhist culture in Asia and contemporary globalized world; intertwining themes of individual purification and Buddhist visions of just and unjust societies.|Prereq: jr st; completion GER English Composition competency req.
382 Southeast Asia: The Age of Imperialism and Revolution Since 1800. 3 cr. U/G. A survey of the region beginning with the European occupation of the mainland and ending with the Vietnam War.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
383 North Africa from the Arab Conquest to the Present. 3 cr. U/G. The process of Islamization, Arabization, and urbanization of North Africa from the seventh century to the present, including the Spanish-North African interrelationship.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
385 Political Islam to Zionism: Middle Eastern Intellectual History, 1789-1990. 3 cr. U/G. Modern Middle Eastern political ideas; Napoleon's 1798 invasion of Egypt to 1979 Iranian Revolution and its aftermath; feminism, radical Islam, Arab socialism, Zionism, nationalism, colonialism.|Counts as repeat of Hist 401 w/similar topic. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
386 Africa: The Age of Empires to 1880. 3 cr. U/G. Survey of the highlights of early African history; empires black and white; religion; slavery; material culture.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
387 Africa: Imperialism and Independence Since 1880. 3 cr. U/G. The phases of colonial relationships and the parties involved; conquest, pacification, and independence of African states.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
392 The History of Southern Africa. 3 cr. U/G. Surveys the history of South Africa and Zimbabwe with special reference to the twentieth century, comparing their struggles for majority rule.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
393 History of Mexico. 3 cr. U/G. An upper-division survey course spanning all periods of Mexican history, with special emphasis on the historical origins and development of major contemporary issues.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr; satisfaction of GER English composition competency req.
394 History of Japan to 1600. 3 cr. U/G. Japanese political, economic, and social development, cultural change, and major historical figures, from ancient times to 1600.|Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
395 History of Japan Since 1600. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
398 Honors Seminar: (Subtitled). 3H cr. U. Reading, discussion, and presentation of papers to help students acquire an understanding of important historical problems from a humanities perspective.|Retakable w/chg in topic to combined 9 cr max in Hist 398 & 399. Counts as repeat of History 270 & 404 w/similar topic. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
399 Honors Seminar: (Subtitled). 3H cr. U. Readings, discussion, and presentation of papers to help students acquire an understanding of important historical problems from a social science perspective.|Retakable w/chg in topic to combined 9 cr max in Hist 398 & 399. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
400 Topics in Latin American and Caribbean History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Selected themes and issues in the history of South America, Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
401 Topics in Middle Eastern History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Selected themes and issues in Middle Eastern history.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9cr max. Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
402 Topics in Asian History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Selected themes and issues in the history of Asia.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
403 American Origins, 1600-1750. 3 cr. U/G. The beginnings of plantation society in the South, colonist-Indian relations, Puritanism, Quakers, colonial riots and rebellions, the Great Awakening, Imperial system.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
404 Topics in American History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Selected themes and issues in the history of the United States.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
405 The Age of the American Revolution, 1750-1789. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
409 Causes of the Civil War, 1828-1861. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of the relationship between sectional conflict and political and social developments; the explanation of the causes and timing of the Civil War.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
410 Civil War and Reconstruction: The United States, 1861-1877. 3 cr. U/G. The military conflict from Sumter to Appomattox; policies of Lincoln, Reconstruction and aftermath of slavery.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
418 America in Prosperity, Depression and War, 1921-1945. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
419 America Since 1945. 3 cr. U/G. Postwar America, including social and economic developments, Cold War rivalries, and the changing political scenes from the Truman years to the present.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
420 The History of the American Presidency: A Biographical Approach. 3 cr. U/G. A biographical study of American presidents from Washington to Nixon; their backgrounds, leadership styles, successes, failures, and legacies.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
421 American Thought and Culture to 1860. 3 cr. U/G. Major intellectual movements in America: Puritanism, the Enlightenment, Romanticism, religion, political thought, higher education, science, parallel movements in art and architecture.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
430 American Constitutional Development, 1876 to the Present. 3 cr. U/G. Problems of government and the economy, civil rights and civil liberties in war and peace as reflected in controversies over meaning of the federal constitution.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English composition competency req.
432 North American Environmental History. 3 cr. U. Past interactions between human societies and the natural world on the North American continent.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition compentency req.
434 The United States as a World Power in the 20th Century. 3 cr. U/G. How the United States became involved in two world wars and a cold war, while spreading its interests and influence across the globe.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
435 Ethnic America: To 1880. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English composition competency req.
436 Immigrant America Since 1880. 3 cr. U. Survey of the conflict between the ideas of cultural diversity and assimilation, stressing the differing reception and settlement of white and non-white immigrants.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
439 The Italian-American Experience in the United States. 3 cr. U/G. Italian-American cultural history, including the arts, religion, entertainment, family relationships and discrimination encountered; Italian-American experience in the context of the global diaspora.|Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
440 History of the American Working Classes. 3 cr. U/G. The social and occupational composition of the American working classes and their response to capitalism, socialism, and the organized labor movement.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
445 African Americans from Slavery to Freedom. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
446 African Americans Since the Civil War. 3 cr. U/G. The search for justice and equality, from emancipation in 1865 to the civil rights revolution of the 1960's and beyond.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
448 Baseball in American History. 3 cr. U/G. The origins and development of baseball in the United States, its rise as a spectator sport, and its place in American life and culture.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
449 Popular Culture in America, 1800 to the Present. 3 cr. U/G. Popular culture seen through artifacts and the mass media: popular music, newspapers, magazines, dime novels, film, comics, TV, radio, folk heroes, sports, and 'stars.'|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
450 Growth of Metropolitan Milwaukee. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
451 History of Wisconsin. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
452 History of Religion in American Life to 1870. 3 cr. U/G. Development of different religions in America; role of religion in American society, politics; church attitudes on race and war; lives of religious leaders; theology.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
453 History of Religion in American Life Since 1870. 3 cr. U/G. Development of different religions in America; role of religion in American society, politics; church attitudes on race and war; lives of religious leaders; theology.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
455 American Science, Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: A Biographical Approach. 3 cr. U. Impact of race, ethnicity, and gender on American science and scientists. Focus on scientists of color, biography, biographical myths, and role models.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
456 The Human Side of History: American Biographies. 3 cr. U/G. The study of American history through biography, emphasizing a variety of figures who represent major historical issues, ideas, and movements.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
460 The History of Poverty in America. 3 cr. U/G. Social welfare policies and programs (including evolution of social work profession), 1620-present, in light of major developments in American social and intellectual history.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
463 History of the American City. 3 cr. U/G. Character of American urbanization and its social and political consequences; responses to 'urban problems' from the early nineteenth century to the present.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
468 The American Feminist Movement. 3 cr. U/G. History of the American feminist movement from colonial times to the present.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
469 Manhood in America. 3 cr. U/G. A gendered exploration of the history of masculinity in the United States; how various styles and functions of manhood changed over time.|Counts as repeat of Hist 373 w/topic 'Manhood in America.' Prereq: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; or grad st.
473 History of Wisconsin Indians. 3 cr. U/G. History of Wisconsin tribes from their earliest years to the present, including European contacts, treaties, the fur trade, and wars.|AIS 473 & Hist 473 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
474 Topics in North American Indian History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Detailed examination of such topics as Indian legal status, culture change, Indian education, Pan-Indianism and gender roles.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. AIS 474 & Hist 474 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
475 American Indian History, Law, and Government. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|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. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
489 Internship in History, Upper Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of advanced principles of history in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 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.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before coursework level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program coursework.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
499 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. 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.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
594 Methods and Theory in the Historical Study of Religion: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Methods and historiography in the history of religion; focus on a particular religious-historical complex.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
595 The Quantitative Analysis of Historical Data. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st, completion of GER English Composition & Mathematical Skills competency reqs; 3 yr HS Math, grade of C or better in Math 105(P) or Math placement test score of 30.
595 (effective 01/26/2015) The Quantitative Analysis of Historical Data. 3 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; completion of Oral and Written Communication (OWC) Competency Part A & Quantitative Literacy (QL) Competency Part A GERs.
596 Maps as Historical Sources. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to maps, both as historical artifacts and as instruments for reinterpreting historical realities.|Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
597 Fields and Methods in Public History. 3 cr. U/G. Career opportunities for historians in historical agencies, focusing on the work and methods of archivists, museum curators, historic preservationists, oral historians, and administrators.|Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req; cons coord of public hist.
599 Special Topics in History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Directed readings and reports on topics selected by instructor; emphasis on development of skills in analysis and interpretation of documents and secondary works.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
600 Seminar in History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. In-depth investigation of a period or theme in history. Emphasis on designing and writing a research paper based on primary and secondary sources.|Retakable w/chg in topic with petition to department chair to 6 cr max. Prereq: 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.
681 Senior Thesis I. 3 cr. U. Senior research project for history majors.|Prereq: 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.
682 Senior Thesis II. 3 cr. U. Senior research project for history majors.|Prereq: Hist 681(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
699 Independent Reading: 1-6 cr. U. 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.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

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