COLLEGE of ARTS and SCIENCES
Professor Jon Hunner, department head
Professors Bronstein, Eamon, K. Hammond, Malamud Associate Professors Brooks, Garcia-Bryce, Horodowich, Orzoff; College Professors Tollefson; Pitcaithley, Schneider- Hector; College Assistant Professors E. Hammond, Milliorn
DEGREE: Bachelor of Arts
Contemporary Social Studies
A knowledge of history prepares students for careers in teaching, law, public service, management, journalism, religious education, communications, travel counseling, and library, museum, and archival staff work.
DEGREE: Bachelor of Arts
The undergraduate history major consists of at least 42 credits in the major field, 24 credits of which must be numbered 300 or above. All courses must be passed with grades of C or higher, and none may be taken on an S/U basis. Electives must be carefully selected by the student and approved by a Department of History advisor so that the student's program is well tailored to individual goals. All majors must be advised prior to registration.
Among the upper-division courses that majors take, one or more (in addition to HIST 398) must require a research-based paper or papers. In fulfilling their research requirements, majors must write one research-based paper or papers which together total at least 20 pages.
1. Students must pass at least 18 credits from the list below, including courses from at least two complete pairs of these courses: HIST 101G-102G, HIST 111G- 112G, HIST 201G-202G, HIST 211G-212G, HIST 221G-222, and HIST 311-312.
|HIST 101G, Roots of Modern Europe||3|
|HIST 102G, Modern Europe||3|
|HIST 111G, Global History to 1500||3|
|HIST 112G, Global History since 1500||3|
|HIST 201G, Introduction to Early American History||3|
|HIST 202G, Introduction to Recent American History||3|
|HIST 211G, East Asia to 1600||3|
|HIST 212G, East Asia since 1600||3|
|HIST 221G, Islamic Civilizations to 1800||3|
|HIST 222, Islamic Civilizations since 1800||3|
|HIST 311, Colonial Latin America||3|
|HIST 312, Modern Latin America||3|
|2. HIST 398, Historians and History*||3|
*Should be taken in junior year after consultation with advisor. Course prerequisite is English 311G.
3. At least one of the following courses: HIST 401, Environmental History; HIST 413, Native American History; HIST 415, Western American History; HIST 420, History of Women and Gender; HIST 424, History of Art, Though and Literature; HIST 426, Social and Cultural History l; HIST 427, Labor History; HIST 431, Race and Ethnicity; HIST 432, United States Labor History to 1877; HIST 433, United States Labor History since 1877; HIST 434, Urban History; HIST 435, History of War and Revolution; HIST 436, Nations and Nationalism, HIST 437, Empire and Colonialism; HIST 438, Antiquity and Modernity; HIST 439, History of Science and Technology; HIST 440, History of Religion and Spirituality; HIST 443, The Cold War in Latin America; and HIST 445, History and Memory.
4. Six additional 3-credit upper division History courses, at least 1 of which must be a course numbered 400 or above. No more than nine upper division credits (with exception of HIST 398) may be from any particular field of History. Students may count additional credits in a particular field of History if they pass more than the minimal number of required upper division credits for the degree.
5. Majors must pass a total of 18 upper division History credits, (not including HIST 311, 312, and 398) with at least 6 at the 400 level.
6. Majors must pass the second language requirement at the 212/214 level or the 300- level. Please see College of Arts and Sciences pages for discussion of the ways to pass this requirement.
Electives: Sufficient to bring total credits to 128, including 48 upper-division credits.
History majors who are planning on pursuing certification as public school teachers should take the following 6 courses in preparation. These 6 courses will complete approximately half of the course work necessary for students to earn teaching licensure in New Mexico. After completing the undergraduate degree in History with a grade point average of 2.5 or above, student should apply to the Graduate School for admission to the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education to pursue the remaining courses needed to complete secondary licensure.
EDUC 315, Multicultural Education
EDLT 368, Integrating Technology with Teaching
SPED 350, Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society
EDUC 381, Field Experience III
EDUC 530, Exploration in Education (recommended for senior year or as a graduate student)
A student may not earn both a bachelors degree in the Department of History and a minor in History.
1. Students must pass 6 credits from among the following courses:
HIST 101G, Modern Europe; HIST 102G, Modern Europe; HIST 111G, Global History to 1500; HIST 112G, Global History since 1500; HIST 201G, Introduction to Early American History; HIST 202G Introduction to Recent American History; HIST 211G, East Asia to 1600; HIST 212G, East Asia Since 1600; HIST 221G, Islamic Civilizations to 1800; HIST 222G, Islamic Civilizations since 1800
2. Students must pass at least 12 additional credits in History, of which at least 9 credits are numbered 300 and above.
Note: All courses must be passed with grades of C or above. No courses may be taken S/U.
MINOR: Contemporary Social Studies
This minor focuses on world issues since 1900. Students must pass one course taken from each of the five departments listed below, plus an additional course taken from any of the five areas or a course that is approved by the Department of History, with grades of C or higher. Courses must not be taken on an S/U basis unless they are automatically S/U for all students. Students may substitute an appropriate subtitled special topics course, an independent readings or projects course, or an Honors course in any area with the permission of the head of the department offering the courses in that area.
A. Criminal Justice
|C J 322, Organized Crime||3|
|C J 451, Border Violence and Justice||3|
|C J 452, "Upper World" Crime||3|
|C J 453, Women and Justice||3|
|GEOG 325V, New Mexico and the American West||3|
|GEOG 328V, Geography of Latin America||3|
|GEOG 331V, Europe||3|
|GEOG 363V, Cultural Geography||3|
|GEOG 365V, Urban Geography||3|
|GOVT 324, Environmental Policy||3|
|GOVT 343, Congress and the Legislative Process||3|
|GOVT 344, The American Presidency||3|
|GOVT 345, The Supreme Court||3|
|GOVT 354, American Indian Politics||3|
|GOVT 360, International Relations||3|
|GOVT 366, American Foreign Policy||3|
|GOVT 371, Latin American Politics||3|
|GOVT 378, U.S./Mexico Border Politics||3|
|GOVT 391, Constitutional Law||3|
|GOVT 392, Civil Liberties||3|
|GOVT 394, Judicial Process||3|
|GOVT 397, Law and Sex||3|
|GOVT 469, Globalization||3|
|HIST 302V, Science in Modern Society||3|
|HIST 327, History of the Modern Middle East||3|
|HIST 331, Rebels, Guerillas and Terrorists in Modern Latin America||3|
|HIST 338, World War I||3|
|HIST 339, World War II||3|
|HIST 349, The New Deal, 1920-1960||3|
|HIST 350, Recent United States, 1960-Present||3|
|HIST 356, The Mexican Revolution||3|
|HIST 362, Afro- American History II||3|
|HIST 364, Twentieth Century Europe||3|
|HIST 365, Cold War Europe||3|
|HIST 377, Nationalism, Ethnic Cleansing, and Genocide in 20th Century Europe||3|
|HIST 380, Modern Eastern Europe||3|
|HIST 382V, Modern Russia||3|
|HIST 383, Germany||3|
|HIST 390, The Holocaust||3|
|HIST 391, Twentieth Century World History||3|
|HIST 395, From Rule Britannia to 'Cool Britannia': Twentieth-Century Britain||3|
|HIST 414, U.S. Social and Cultural History Since 1900||3|
|HIST 433, United States Labor History Since 1877||3|
|HIST 443, The Cold War in Latin America||3|
|HIST 448, Nuclear Nation||3|
|HIST 481, Time Traveling Through New Mexico's Past (twentieth century topics only)||3|
|SOC 361V, Social Issues in the Rural Americas||3|
|SOC 371, Race and Ethnic Relations||3|
|SOC 372, Sociology of Multicultural Healthcare||3|
|SOC 374V, Comparative Family Systems||3|
|SOC 375, Social Inequality||3|
|SOC 376V, Social Change||3|
|SOC 381, Individual and Society||3|
|SOC 392, Juvenile Delinquency||3|
|SOC 430, Social Movement Theory||3|
|SOC 458V, Comparative Global Family Systems||3|
|SOC 459, Advanced Issues in Sex and Gender||3|
|SOC 465V, Environmental Sociology||3|
|SOC 470, Sociology of Latino/as in the United States||3|
|SOC 474, Sociology of Organizations||3|
|SOC 477, Sociology of Education||3|
|SOC 479, Sociology Perspectives on the U.S./Mexico Border||3|
|SOC 489, Globalization||3|