HIST 598: Environmental History

HIST 598: Environmental History This graduate course is designed as a broad overview of modern environmental history, covering major works, debates, and methodologies in the field. At the heart of environmental history is the study of the reciprocal relationship...

HIST 512: Civil War and Reconstruction Era

HIST 512: Civil War and Reconstruction Era This course explores the Civil War and Reconstruction Era, a period that begins with the Mexican-American War and ends with the Populism in the 1890s. Beginning with the Mexican-American War in 1846, territorial expansion...

COMM 611: Interpersonal Communication

COMM 611: Interpersonal Communication This course is designed to give you a working map of important theories in interpersonal communication. The course surveys major theoretical issues and propositions in interpersonal communication, particularly as they relate to...

HIST 598: Studies in Segregation

HIST 598: Studies in Segregation This course allows students to examine segregation policies and experiences in two contexts, the American South and South Africa. Using both primary and secondary sources, students will focus on “Jim Crow” segregation in the U.S. and...

COMM 614: Conflict Management

COMM 614: Conflict Management This course includes an introduction to conflict management and mediation techniques with workplace, interpersonal, community and cultural applications.  The basic mediation skills presented prepare students to mediate in a variety of...

HIST 594: Who is an American?

HIST 594: Who is an American? Although most Americans often see themselves as members of a great democracy, for many Americans voting rights and citizenship remained unattainable for centuries, and, in some instances, continue to be challenged. Some groups like Asian...

COMM 533: Media Criticism: Sex, Love and the Media

COMM 533: Media Criticism: Sex, Love and the Media Media Criticism is designed to provide you with an understanding of and an ability to analyze and evaluate media texts. In this course, you will be exposed to a variety of methods and approaches to criticism,...