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HISTORY
HISTORY SEMINARS AND INDEPENDENT STUDIES

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HSTRY 199 Foreign Study (3-5, max. 10) I&S
Lower-division history courses, for which there are no direct University of Washington equivalents, taken through the University of Washington Foreign Study Program.
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HSTRY 388 Colloquium: Introduction to History (5, max. 10) I&S
Introduction to the discipline of history for new or prospective majors. Emphasizes the basic skills of reading, analysis, and communication (both verbal and written) that are central to the historian's craft. Each seminar discusses a different subject or problem.
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HSTRY 390 Colloquium in History and Science (5) I&S
Study in the history of science to bridge the gap between the natural sciences and the humanities. Students should have a strong background both in history and in a natural science.
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HSTRY 395 Modern Historical Writing, Honors Seminar (5) I&S
New types of problems examined by historians and new techniques that have evolved for solution. Brief historiographical introduction, reaching back to the "scientific" historians of the mid-nineteenth century, then continues by examining the impact on historians of new disciplines such as psychology, sociology, and economics, and of new techniques such as statistics and prosopography. Readings are in the theorists and in those who followed their lead. Admission by departmental invitation only.
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HSTRY 399 Advanced Foreign Study (3-5, max. 15) I&S
Upper-division history courses, for which there are no direct University of Washington equivalents, taken through the University of Washington Foreign Study Program.
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HSTRY 491 Honors Historical Method (5-) I&S
The purposes, materials, and techniques of historical scholarship. Theory, practice, and criticism. For honors students.
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HSTRY 492 Honors Historical Method (-5) I&S
The purposes, materials, and techniques of historical scholarship. Theory, practice, and criticism. For honors students.
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HSTRY 493 Senior Thesis in the History of Science (5, max. 10) I&S
Preparation of the senior thesis for the History and Science emphasis.
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HSTRY 494 Colloquium in Historiography (5, max. 15) I&S
Advanced seminar examining central issues in historiography. Emphasizes reading, discussion, and writing.
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HSTRY 495 History Internship (1-5, max. 10)
Off-campus independent fieldwork with a community agency in an apprenticeship or internship situation. Work to be jointly supervised by a member of the History Department and an on-site field supervisor.
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HSTRY 498 Colloquium in History (5, max. 15) I&S
Each seminar examines a different subject or problem. A quarterly list of the seminars and their instructors is available in the Department of History undergraduate advising office.
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HSTRY 499 Undergraduate Research (1-5, max. 15)
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HSTRY 500 Perspectives on History (5)
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HSTRY 570 Topics in Teaching History (3)
Topics include active learning, teaching writing, assessment, and course design. Designed for history graduate students working or planning to work as TAs or instructors. Students produce a teaching portfolio and conduct peer observations. Credit/no-credit only.
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HSTRY 571 Orientation to an Academic Career in History (3)
Course for prospective college and university history instructors, preparing them for the nonacademic aspects of their duties. Prerequisite: Master of Arts degree in history or permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only.
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HSTRY 572 Dissertation Prospectus Workshop (3)
Students will craft their dissertation prospectuses with their respective PhD chairs and committees, that must approve the prospectus before it is presented to the History Department. In addition to fulfilling a departmental requirement, students can use the prospectus as a component for future funding and employment applications. Credit/no-credit only.
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HSTRY 595 Historical Practices (5)
Emphasizes the interrelatedness of theoretical issues and historical research. Students read works that encourage the rethinking of sources and their historical meaning and experiment with sources, methods, and questions in a set of practical assignments.
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HSTRY 596 History Research Seminar (5-)
Advanced historical research seminar. First in a series of two.
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HSTRY 597 History Research Seminar (-5)
Advanced historical research seminar. Second in a series of two.
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HSTRY 598 Methods of Historical Research (5)
Exploration of new historical and scholarly techniques employed in historical research. Use of social science methodology and literary theory in the evaluation and interpretation of historical sources. Use of feminist theory, deconstruction, critical theory, and orality/literacy studies. Student research paper is based upon a chosen theoretical approach.
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HSTRY 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)
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HSTRY 800 Doctoral Dissertation (*-)
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