Graduate Courses

Graduate Faculty: Brett Berliner, Jeremiah Dibua, Debra Newman Ham, Charles Johnson, Lawrence Peskin, Glenn Phillips

Surveys 

  • HIST 501: Revolutionary America and the Constitution, 1750-1800
  • HIST 504: Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIST 505: Turn of the Century America
  • HIST 508: American Thought before 1865
  • HIST 509: American Thought, 1865 to Present
  • HIST 510: History of Maryland
  • HIST 515: Antebellum Free Blacks, 1800-1860
  • HIST 516: African Americans to 1900
  • HIST 517: African Americans in the Twentieth Century
  • HIST 518: History of Baltimore
  • HIST 519: The Ethnic Experience in America
  • HIST 520: A History of American Urbanization
  • HIST 521: History of Popular Culture in the United States
  • HIST 523: Women in American History
  • HIST 525: Legacy of the Great Depression and the New Deal
  • HIST 526: The United States at War in the Twentieth Century
  • HIST 527: The United States in the Nuclear Age
  • HIST 529: The Environmental Crisis in Historical Perspective
  • HIST 561: Pre-Colonial Sub-Sahara Africa
  • HIST 562: Colonial and Contemporary Sub-Sahara Africa
  • HIST 572: Latin American History
  • HIST 575: A History of the Caribbean
  • HIST 576: Themes in Brazilian History
  • HIST 605: The United States Constitution and Public Policy
  • HIST 613: History of South Africa
  • HIST 615: History of Traditional West Africa

Colloquium/Special Topics

  • HIST 530: African-American History
  • HIST 531: African Diaspora History
  • HIST 560: African History
  • HIST 570: American History
  • HIST 571: State and Local History
  • HIST 610: U.S. Public Policy
  • HIST 626: Caribbean History
  • HIST 580: Historical Origins of Contemporary Problems (Topics vary)
  • HIST 680: Advanced History Colloquium (Topics vary)

Readings Courses

  • HIST 710-711: Directed Readings
  • HIST 727: Readings in Caribbean History
  • HIST 729: Readings in African History
  • HIST 801: Advanced Readings in African-American History
  • HIST 802: Advanced Readings in African Diaspora History
  • HIST 803: Advanced Readings in Twentieth Century United States History

Research Seminars -- A major research paper is required of each student in each seminar. Students will read and critique each others papers.

  • HIST 702: African History
  • HIST 705: African-American History
  • HIST 713: African Diaspora
  • HIST 715: 20th Century U.S. History
  • HIST 717: Urban History
  • HIST 720: Women's History
  • HIST 722: Public Policy
  • HIST 725: Local History
  • HIST 726: Caribbean History
  • HIST 728: Latin American History
  • HIST 788-789: Supervised Research (Repeatable)

Historiographical/Methods Courses

  • HIST 598: Historiography and Historical Methods
  • HIST 618: Recent Trends and Issues in Historiography
  • HIST 707: Principles of Archival Theory
  • HIST 708: Oral History Approach to the Study of 20th Century United States History
  • HIST 804: Advanced Historiography--Historical Methods (Prerequisite HIST 598 or equivalent)
  • HIST 805: Practicum in Public Policy
  • HIST 807: Practicum in Archival Methods (Prerequisite HIST 707)
  • HIST 808" Practicum in Oral History
  • HIST 806: Practicum in Teaching History on the College Level (Prerequisite HIST 708)
  • HIST 880- 881: Independent Study

Thesis/Dissertaion Courses

  • HIST 797: Thesis Guidance (Earns "S" grades)
  • HIST 799: Thesis Seminar (Grade is "CS" until thesis completed and approved)
  • HIST 901: Dissertation Proposal
  • HIST 997: Dissertation Guidance (Earns "S" grades)
  • HIST 998: Dissertation (Grade is "CS" until dissertation completed and approved)

Geography

  • GEOG 503: The Geography of Maryland
  • GEOG 505: Cultural Geography
  • GEOG 510: Introduction to Cartography
  • GEOG 511: Intermediate Cartography
  • GEOG 561: Geography of Africa