UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form RC:

Revised Course Proposal

FORM RC

(2/00)

 

Discipline:

History

 

 

Date:

10/9/02

 

Course Revision #1

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Hist 2301f 3251s. American Indians and the United States: A History. (HDiv; 4.0 cr; offered when feasible not offered 2003-04)

The experience of the original Americans and their interaction with later immigrants.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Change course to 3xxx level. 3251choosen, as it follows numerically after European VT offerings, and just before U.S. VT offerings. Change “offered when feasible” to specific year not offered. Change in course reflects change in professor teaching it.

Course Revision #2

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Hist 2311. African American History. (HDiv; 4.0 cr; offered when feasible)

The African American experience in historical perspective: African origins, experiences in slavery, struggles for freedom and equality, economic and cultural development.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Inactivate course. Topics being taught under Hist 3302 (VT in Colonial and U.S. History Before 1860: African American History to 1865.

Course Revision #3

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HIST 3004 f. Variable Topics in History: Africa to 1700. (Hist; 4.0 cr)

History of Africa to 1700.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add semester to be offered.

Course Revision #4

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HIST 3005 s. Variable Topics in History: Africa Since 1700. (Hist; 4.0 cr)

History of Africa since 1700.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add semester to be offered.

Course Revision #5

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HIST 3100 f . Variable Topics in European History I. (Hist; 4.0 cr; repeatable when topic changes)

Political, social, intellectual, religious, and/or or economic history of Europe from approximately 500-1750. the end of the Middle Ages to 1750. Possible topics include the early Middle ages, the later Middle Ages, and early modern Europe. Renaissance, the Reformation, royal absolutism, and the scientific revolution.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

 

Remove “f” semester designation. Change in description of umbrella course reflects new faculty in European History.

Course Revision #6

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HIST 3102. Variable Topics in European History I: Early Modern Europe to 1750. (Hist; 4.0 cr)

Social history of early modern Europe. Survey of historical developments in Europe from about 1350 to 1750.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Change description. Change in description reflects new faculty in European History.

 

Course Revision #7

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Hist 3103. Variable Topics in European History I: Medieval Europe. (Hist; 4.0 cr)

Survey of historical developments in Europe from about 500 to 1500.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Delete course. Replaced by Hist 3105 and 3106.

Course Revision #8

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HIST 3152. Topics in European History II: Modern Middle East from Imperialism to Independence, 1876-1948. (Hist; 4.0 cr ;offered when feasible)

History of the modern Middle East.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add offered when feasible.

Course Revision #9

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HIST 3152H. Topics in European History II: Honors: Modern Middle East, Imperialism to Independence, 1876-1948. (Hist; 4.0 cr; prereq participation in Honors program or # ;offered when feasible)

Examination of the diplomatic, political, economic, social, and cultural forces that shaped the emerging nation-states in the Middle East.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add offered when feasible.

Course Revision #10

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HIST 3153. Variable Topics in European History II: The Balkans, Balkanization, and Modernity, 1789-1989. (Hist; 4.0 cr ;offered when feasible)

Study of the complex identity of the Balkans from the period of the Enlightenment to the post-communist years.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add offered when feasible.

Course Revision #11

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HIST 3200 f . Variable Topics in European National History. (Hist; 4.0 cr; repeatable when topic changes)

Political, social, intellectual, or economic history of selected European nations. Possible topics include medieval England, the Crusades, Tudor and Stuart England, the English Civil War, modern Britain, modern France, Imperial Russia, and Soviet Russia.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Remove “f” semester designation. Change in description of umbrella course reflects new faculty in European History.

 

Course Revision #12

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HIST 3204. Variable Topics in European National History: Nazi Germany. (Hist; 4.0 cr ;offered when feasible)

History of Nazi Germany.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add offered when feasible.

 

 

 

Course Revision #13

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HIST 3205. Variable Topics in European National History: 19th-Century Russian Society. (Hist; 4.0 cr offered when feasible)

Social history of 19th-century Russia.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

.Add offered when feasible..

Course Revision #14

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HIST 3206 f. Variable Topics in European National History:Knights/Peasants/Bandits in Medieval England, 1066-1485. (Hist; 4.0 cr ;not offered 2003-04)

This course is a practical guide on how to survive the Middle Ages. Focusing on social history, it explores the way that ordinary and some not-so-ordinary people coped with the major historical events that occurred in England from the Norman Conquest to the rise of the Tudor dynasty. Study of the impact of the Norman Conquest on the Anglo-Saxon population, the hardships and opportunities faced by serfs and free peasants, the rewards and responsibilities of being a member of the nobility, and the growth of towns and emergence of a "middle class."

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add year not offered.

Course Revision #15

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HIST 3207 s. Variable Topics in European National History: The Crusades. (Hist; 4.0 cr ; not offered 2004-05)

The European crusades from 1000-1500, with emphasis on diverse responses particularly, by both Muslims and Christians.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add year not offered.

 

Course Revision #16

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

HIST 3301. Topics in Colonial/U.S. History Before 1860: Red, White, and Black: Race/ Culture in Early America. (HDiv; 4.0 cr ; not offered 2004-05)

History of race in early America.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add year not offered.

 

Course Revision #17

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

HIST 3351. Variable Topics in U.S. History Since 1860: The U.S. Presidency Since 1900. (SS; 4.0 cr; not offered 2002-03 2003-04)

History of the 20th century U.S. presidency.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Change year not offered.

 

Course Revision #18

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

Hist 3353. Variable Topics in U.S. History Since 1860: World War II. (Hist; 4 cr; offered when feasible)

History of World War II.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Reinstate course that was inactivated, due to expected new faculty. Provide description, as previously there was none.

 

Course Revision #19

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

HIST 3354. Variable Topics in U.S. History Since 1860: U.S. Wars Since World War II. (Hist; 4.0 cr ;offered when feasible)

American wars since 1945.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Reinstate course that was inactivated due to expected new faculty. Add offered when feasible. Provide description, as previously there was none.

Course Revision #20

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

Hist 3355. Variable Topics in U.S. History Since 1860: U.S. in Transition, 1877-1920. (Hist; 4cr; offered when feasible)

Topics, themes, and problems in U.S. History, 1877 to 1920.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Reinstate course that was inactivated. Add offered when feasible. Provide description, as previously there was none.

 

Course Revision #21

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HIST 3356. Variable Topics in U.S. History Since 1860: Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1974. (Hist; 4.0 cr ;offered when feasible)

American civil rights movement in the 1950’s and 60’s.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Reinstate course that was inactivated, due to expected new faculty. Add offered when feasible. Provide description, as previously there was none.

Course Revision #22

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

HIST 3357. Variable Topics in U.S. History Since 1860: African American History Since 1865. (HDiv; 4.0 cr ;offered when feasible)

The African-American experience in historical perspective: the emancipation era; struggles for freedom and equality after slavery; cultural, economic, political and social development in an industrial and post-industrial society.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add offered when feasible.

 

Course Revision #23

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HIST 3451. Variable Topics in United States History: Facing West. (HDiv; 4.0 cr ;offered when feasible)

History of the American West.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add offered when feasible.

 

Course Revision #24

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HIST 3452. Variable Topics in U.S. History: Minnesota History. (Hist; 4.0 cr offered when feasible)

History of Minnesota. Examination of the social, cultural and political history of Minnesota; emphasis on ethnicity, political radicalism and rural life.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Change description to match Honors section. Add offered when feasible.

 

 

Course Revision #25

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HIST 3452H. Variable Topics in U.S. History: Honors: Minnesota History. (Hist; 4.0 cr; prereq participation in Honors Program or # offered when feasible)

Examination of the social, cultural and political history of Minnesota; emphasis on ethnicity, political radicalism and rural life. The honors section will emphasize intensive reading and discussion; and will require the completion of a major research paper utilizing primary sources.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add offered when feasible.

 

Course Revision #26

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HIST 3453 s. Variable Topics in U.S. History: The American Presidency, 1789-1900. (Hist; 4.0 cr)

History of the 19th Century U.S. Presidency.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add semester to be offered. Provide description, as previously there was none.

 

Course Revision #27

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HIST 3455 f. Variable Topics in U.S. History: Immigration. (Hist; 4.0 cr)

American immigration history from the colonial period to the present.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add semester to be offered.

 

Course Revision #28

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HIST 3456. Variable Topics in U.S. History: History of Religion in America. (Hist; 4.0 cr ;offered when feasible)

The history of religion in American life. Emphasis on the experience of ordinary Americans as they used religion in response to dramatic social, cultural and political change. Religious diversity and the extent to which the American political and cultural environment has alternately encouraged and frustrated specific sorts of religious expression. Topics include New England witchcraft, the First and Second Great Awakenings, Native American belief systems, nativism and Anti-Catholicism, and fundamentalist movements.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add offered when feasible.

Course Revision #29

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HIST 3551. Variable Topics in Asian National History: Modern Japan. (IP; 4.0 cr ;offered when feasible)
Possible topics include Modern Japan's place in world economics and World War II.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add offered when feasible.

 

Course Revision #30

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HIST 3552. Variable Topics in Asian National History: History of China. (IP; 4.0 cr ;offered when feasible)
Focus on China's history, 1840 to present.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add offered when feasible.

Course Revision #31

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HIST 3704. Variable Topics in the History of Women: Women in the Middle Ages. (SS; 4.0 cr; prereq 1101 or 1102 or 1301 and WoSt 1101 ;not offered 2004-05 )

Examination of lives of women in Europe from about 500 to 1500.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add year not offered.

 

Course Revision #32

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HIST 3705 s. Variable Topics in the History of Women: History of Ideas About Women. (E/CR; 4.0 cr; prereq 1101 or 1102 or 1301 and WoSt 1101)

Changing ideas about the ethical treatment of women and women's civic responsibilities. Includes classical ideas to modern.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add semester offered.

Course Revision #33

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HIST 3706. Variable Topics in the History of Women: Women in Early Modern Europe. (SS; 4.0 cr; prereq 1101 or 1102 or 1301 and WoSt 1101 ;not offered 2004-05)

Examination of lives of women in Europe from about 1350 to 1750.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add year not offered.

Course Revision #34

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HIST 4110. Tutorial in History. (1.0 cr; prereq history major or #; no cr for 4110 until 4120 completed; repeatable to 10 cr)
A culminating historical research experience project. Students who wish to graduate in December must begin this project the preceeding spring. Students should register for 4110 before 4120.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Clarify wording in an attempt to achieve better student understanding of the course.

 

Course Revision #35

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HIST 4120. Tutorial in History. (4.0 cr; prereq history major or #; no cr for 4110 until 4120 completed; repeatable to 10 cr)
A culminating historical research experience project. Students who wish to graduate in December must begin this project the preceeding spring. Students should register for 4110 before 4120.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Clarify wording in an attempt to achieve better student understanding of the course.

 

Regular Approval Process:

Forms RC must go through the following regular approval process (put check in box and date when approved):

 

Date

Step #

 

 

1)

Discipline approves (sends hard copy and electronic copy of proposal to #2)

 

 

 

2)

Division approves (Division Chair sends proposal to #3)

 

 

 

3)

Curriculum Committee approves (sends proposal to #4)

 

 

 

4)

Campus Assembly approves. (Course revisions become effective immediately following Campus Assembly approval, unless specifically requested otherwise in the Rationales.)