HIST 150. The Modern World (3; F, S, Su)
Three hours per week. A Core Curriculum history course that surveys world history beginning in the 18th century, with special attention to the West as the emerging center of global political power and cultural influence.

HIST 165. Western Civilization to 18th-Century (3; S)
Three hours per week. A survey course of the ancient, medieval and early modern periods when basic elements of Western Civilization were established. The course covers social, political, economic, intellectual and cultural developments.

HIST 206. History of the United States to 1865 (3; F)
Three hours per week. A survey of the history of the United States from colonial times to the close of the Civil War.

HIST 207. History of the United States from 1865 (3; S)
Three hours per week. A survey of the history of the United States from the Civil War to the present.

HIST 300WI. The Technique of History (3; F)
Three hours per week. Prerequisites: HIST 150, HIST 165, HIST 206, and HIST 207 or permission of the instructor. Should be taken during the junior or senior year. A writing-intensive requirement for history majors that is intended to refine the student’s writing and analytical skills.

HIST 303. Slavery in America (3; AR)
Three hours per week. A survey of the institution and experience of slavery in America, 1619-1865. 

HIST 304. The American Revolution & the Federal Union (3; AR)
Three hours per week. A study of the revolutionary movement in the colonies, the American Revolution, the formation of the Union and the Constitution, and the development of the central government in the Federalist period.

HIST 307. United States in World War II (3; AR)
Three hours per week. A study of the nation in World War II, covering social, political, diplomatic and military history.

HIST 308. United States in the 1960s (3; AR)
Three hours per week. A study of the nation in the 1960s, covering social, political, diplomatic and military history.

HIST 310. Civil War Battles (3; AR)
Three hours per week. An in-depth military approach to the Civil War that includes strategies and tactical approaches, generalship, fighting morale and support systems.

HIST 311. American Military History (3; F)
Three hours per week. A survey of military history in the United States from the American Revolution to the present. Using as a framework the American military experience, chronologically arranged, it describes the transformation from the limited wars of the eighteenth century to the total wars of this century and the brushfire wars of recent decades.

HIST 312. Florida History (3; AR)
Three hours per week. A survey of Florida history from the original inhabitants to the present.

HIST 320. Greco-Roman History (3; AR)
Three hours per week. A survey of ancient Greek and Roman history through the fifth century A.D. with emphasis on Athenian democracy, the last century of the Roman Republic, and the rise and fall of the Roman Empire.

HIST 328. 19th-Century Europe (3; AR)
Three hours per week. A survey of European history from the Napoleonic Wars to World War I. The course analyzes the quickening pace of change as Europe underwent parallel political, economic, scientific, ideological, military and social revolutions.

HIST 329. 20th-Century Europe (3; AR)
Three hours per week. A survey of European history from World War I to the present. While studying the great personalities, ideologies, wars, and empires of the era, the course will also analyze the place of the individual who has seen the certainties of earlier times destroyed by the modern age.

HIST 332. Soviet & Post-Soviet Russia (3; AR)
Three hours per week. Prerequisites: ENGL 103 and HIST 150. Credit cannot be awarded for both HIST 332 and IS 300. A survey of Russian history from World War I and the revolutions of 1917 to the present. The course will stress the political, ideological, and economic processes thrusting the Soviet state into the modern world and the international role that the Soviet Union has played in that world.

HIST 334. Australia (3; AR)
Three hours per week. Prerequisites: ENGL 103 and HIST 150. Credit cannot be awarded for both HIST 334 and IS 334. A survey of Australian history with particular emphasis on the modern era. The course also explores selected aspects of contemporary Australian culture, economics, foreign policy, geography, politics, and society, as well as examines Australian national identity.

HIST 336. Canada (3; AR)
Three hours per week. Prerequisites: ENGL 103 and HIST 150. Credit cannot be awarded for both HIST 336 and IS 336. A survey of Canadian history with particular emphasis on the modern era. The course also explores selected aspects of contemporary Canadian culture, economics, foreign policy, geography, politics, and society, as well as examines Canadian national identity.

HIST 350. Special Topics in History (var. 1-3; AR)
One to three hours per week. The student may repeat the course for credit so long as the topic is different. Selected historical topics reflecting the special interests of current faculty.

HIST 355. Argentina (3; AR)
Three hours per week. Prerequisites: ENGL 103 and HIST 150. Credit cannot be awarded for both HIST 355 and IS 355. A survey of modern Argentine history from the end of the colonial period to the present day. The course will explore the legacy of Argentina's path to independence, centralism and federalism in the formation of the state during the nineteenth century, economic development and modernization, authoritarian rule and struggles for democratization, foreign relations, populism, Peronism as a political movement, and recent challenges to the state and neo-liberal policies.

HIST 356. Brazil (3; AR)
Three hours per week. Prerequisites: ENGL 103 and HIST 150. Credit cannot be awarded for both HIST 356 and IS 356. A survey of Brazilian history from the early nineteenth century to the present day. The course will examine the development of Brazilian nationalism, cultural phenomena, centralization of state power, key political movements and actors, social stratification, race and gender relations, authoritarianism and democratization, modernization, foreign relations, and the country's growing impact on world affairs.

HIST 401. The Old South (3; AR)
Three hours per week. An analysis of the southern way of life based on agriculture, the plantation system, and slavery from the colonial origins through the Civil War. There is emphasis on the dynamics of black-white relations and the ramifications of these relations on political philosophy and action. The differing interpretations of historians from various schools of thought are analyzed to highlight evolving views.

HIST 402. The New South (3; AR)
Three hours per week. Since 1865, several versions of what the “New South” is or ought to be have been promoted in the following: reconstruction, redemption, populism, desegregation, progressivism, the New Deal, and the civil rights movement. Historians have many contrasting views of these successive images, emphasizing that much is “new” but maybe not “southern” about the “New South.” These differing views will be analyzed.

HIST 490. Internship (var. 1-12)
Prerequisites: Junior or senior status; 2.5 cumulative average and at least 2.5 in the major; approval of the Division of Social Sciences chair and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. A maximum of six hours credit will be allowed toward the major. The student will work a minimum of 45 hours for each hour of credit. An opportunity for students to apply what they have learned in history courses through work in public agencies. The work experience will be evaluated by a member of the history department.