Course Descriptions

HI 1063 Early US History
Three hours lecture. A survey of U.S. history through Reconstruction.


HI 1073 Modern US History
Three hours lecture. A continuation of HI 1063, covering the period from Reconstruction to the present.


HI 1213 Early Western World
Three hours lecture. A survey of western world history from ancient times to about 1600.


HI 1223 Modern Western World
Three hours lecture. A continuation of HI 1213, covering the period from the 17th century to the present.


HI 3333 Mississippi History
(Prerequisite: Completion of any 1000-level history course) Three hours lecture. A survey of Mississippi history examining economic, social, political, geographical, and cultural aspects of the state's past.


HI 4193 US Environmental History
(Prerequisite: Completion of any 1000-level history course) Three hours lecture. A survey of the impact of the environment in shaping the American culture,literature,politics, and economy from European colonization to the present.


HI 4273 Women in American History
(Prerequisite: Completion of any 1000-level history course) Three hours lecture. A study of the economic, political, and social activities of women in American history. Emphasis on Southern women.


HI 4303 The Old South
(Prerequisite: Completion of any 1000-level history course) Three hours lecture. Development of the Old South from colonization through the slavery controversy and the Civil War.


HI 4313 The New South
(Prerequisite: Completion of any 1000-level history course) Three hours lecture. Southern life from Reconstruction times to the present.


HI 4363 African American History and Culture
(Prerequisite: Completion of any 1000-level history course) Africian-Americans from their Africian origins to the present, emphasizing black-white relations in the making of America. (Same as AAS 4363 )


HI 4653 History Science and Technology
(Prerequisite: Completion of any 1000-level history course) Three hours lecture. Science and technology from Newton to the present, emphasizing the relationship between scientific innovation and technological application.


HI 4683 Europe WWI - Hitler
(Prerequisite: Completion of any 1000-level history course) Three hours lecture. European development from the beginning of the First World War to the beginning of the Second World War.


HI 3903 Historiography and Historical Methods
(Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing) Three hours lecture. The writings and interpretations of leading European and American historians, bibliographical aids, methods of research, preparation of bibliographies, practice in writing a research paper.


HI 4533 History of the Cold War
(Prerequisite: Completion of any 1000-level history course) Three hours lecture. The political, social, cultural, and economic history of the Cold War, from its origins in the early twentieth century to its conclusion in 1991.