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  Camden Graduate Catalog 2021-2023 Graduate School-Camden History 512 Graduate Courses  

Graduate Courses

56:512:501 Colloquium in Social and Economic History (3) Introduction to American social and economic history, with emphasis on the family, class structure, economic institutions and development, conflict, and culture.
56:512:502 Temple Exchange (3) This course makes it possible for public history track students to register at Rutgers for advanced public history courses offered by Temple University, as a part of Rutgers' cooperative agreement with Temple. Contact the program director to arrange for this.  Open to all graduate students in the public history track.
56:512:503 Colloquium in Cultural and Intellectual History (3) Assessment of enduring themes in American cultural and intellectual discourse.
56:512:504 Colloquium in Early America to 1763 (3) A survey of the primary themes and issues of Colonial British America and the Atlantic War from European settlement through the French and Indian War.
56:512:505 Colloquium in Early America, 1763-1820 (3) A survey of the primary themes and issues of Revolutionary and early national U.S. history.
56:512:506 Colloquium in U.S., 1820-1898 (3) Survey of the primary themes and issues of U.S. history in the 19th century.
56:512:507 Colloquium in U.S., 1898-1945 (3) Survey of the primary themes and issues of U.S. history from the Spanish American War through World War II.
56:512:508 Colloquium in U.S., 1945 to Present (3) Survey of the primary themes and issues of U.S. history after World War II.
56:512:509 Research Colloquium in Early America (3) Research course. Prerequisite: Successful completion of 56:512:504 or 505.
56:512:510 Research Colloquium in U.S., 1820-1898 (3) Research course. Prerequisite: Successful completion of 56:512:506.
56:512:511 Research Colloquium in U.S., 1898-1945 (3) Research course. Prerequisite: Successful completion of 56:512:507.
56:512:512 Research Colloquium in U.S., 1945 to Present (3) Research course. Prerequisite: Successful completion of 56:512:508.
56:512:513 Colloquium in Urban History (3) Evaluation of the urbanization process in America, with attention to spatial development, social and economic processes, ethnicity, mobility, and politics.
56:512:520 Colloquium in Early American History (3) Reading and discussion of key research-based studies that interpret the era from first contact through the aftermath of the American Revolution. Emphasis on student writing and oral presentations.
56:512:524 Colloquium in the History of Race and Ethnicity (3) This reading course will focus on the roles that race and ethnicity have played in American history, from the time of first contact to our postwar, urbanized, consumer society. Issues of culture, practice, politics, migration and immigration, among others, will be discussed.
56:512:525 Colloquium in the History of Women (3) Overview of the issues and concepts of women's history; focus on the American experience.
56:512:526 Colloquium in African-American History (3) Systematic review of the black experience in America; topics such as slavery, free blacks and the labor market, family and culture, religion, and reform.
56:512:527 Colloquium in American Political History (3) Problems and concepts in American political history, including political culture, state and party formation, authority and legitimacy.
56:512:528 Colloquium in Military and Diplomatic History (3) Topics relating to the development of American foreign policy and national defense.
56:512:529 Colloquium in Comparative History (3)   Analysis of one or more developments that have occurred both inside and outside the United States, with a view to illuminating the American experience in the light of foreign experience.
56:512:530 Colloquium in Local History (3) Extensive examination of readings and sources for nearby history, with the goal of preparing a research paper on some aspect of southern New Jersey, Philadelphia, or Delaware Valley history.
56:512:531 Issues in Public History (3) Problems and concepts in public history; archival, bibliographic, research, presentation, and computer skills germane to the discipline.
56:512:548 Readings in American History (3) Major problems and most significant historical works in the field of American history. Generates awareness of the central themes in American history and introduces diversity and vitality of recent historical scholarship.
56:512:550 The Craft of History (3) Study of historical theory and method, focusing on important concepts and theories used in historical research. Students will also prepare the prospectus for their M.A. research project, which will be completed through the Writing Seminar.
56:512:571 American Legal History II (3) Overview of major themes dominating American legal history from 1870 to the present, including changing standards of legal education; admission to the bar and the practice of law; legal responses to social, technological, and economic changes; jurisprudential experiments such as Progressive-Pragmatism and American Legal Realism; and race relations.
56:512:580 Colloquium in Documentary Film (3) The documentary film from 1898 to the present; a traditional American mode of public history; how media present history to the American public. Students evaluate both filmed and written documents.
56:512:582 Records and Archives Management (3) Records and archives management in both private and public sectors; semester project involves work with previously unorganized collections and the preparation of a finding guide.
56:512:586 Museums and Historical Interpretation (3) Organization and management of historical institutions and collections, including acquisitions, cataloging, historical interpretation of artifacts to the public, historical site identification, and presentation.
56:512:588 Material Culture in America (3) Examination of material forms and uses in American history, including artifacts, the built environment, and domestic and public spaces.
56:512:650 Writing Seminar (3) Workshop for the preparation and evaluation of a major research paper on an aspect of American history.
56:512:651 Seminar in American Legal History (3)   Workshop for the preparation and evaluation of a major research paper on an aspect of American legal history.
56:512:677 Advanced Topics in American History (3) Special topics colloquium in American history.
56:512:679 Advanced Topics in Public History (3)   Special topics elective in public history.
56:512:680 Research Colloquium in American History (3) A thematic-based research course with an opening segment focused on historiography and research methods, followed by supervised individual research and writing projects. Themes may include health and medicine, technology, Atlantic World, urban, etc., and will change each year.
56:512:681 Individual Readings (3) Independent readings course for advanced students. Prerequisites: Permission of faculty member and graduate program director required.
56:512:698 Independent Study in History (BA)
56:512:700 Internship in Public History (3) Supervised work experience in a public history office or private institutional setting, involving project work for one semester or a summer.
56:512:701 Research in History (2) Independent readings and research course for students intending to complete an M.A. thesis in history.
Prerequisites: Permission of faculty member and graduate program director required.
56:512:800 Matriculation Continued (0) Continuous registration may be accomplished by  enrolling for at least 3 credits in standard course offerings, including research courses, or by enrolling in this course for 0 credits. Students actively engaged in study toward their degree who are using university facilities and faculty time are expected to enroll for the appropriate credits.
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