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Undergraduate students looking for a history course have a wealth of options that can satisfy multiple catalog requirements, including diversity credits and writing-enhanced curriculums. Whether you appreciate the anonymity of a large lecture hall or the intimacy of a smaller, discussion-based seminar, the department offers classes in multiple formats to meet your learning style.

From classical to modern, Asia to the Americas, and everything in between, the History Department surely offers a class that will satisfy your historical curiosity. Your courses will provide you with valuable critical thinking skills and access to the cutting-edge historical scholarship of our faculty who are renowned for their dedication to teaching.

Fall 2016 Courses

  • HIST 1000 - Visions of the Past: Thematic Approaches to Understanding History
  • HIST 1011W - Civilization and the Environment: World History to 1500
  • HIST 1011W - Civilization and the Environment: World History to 1500
  • HIST 1011W - Civilization and the Environment: World History to 1500
  • HIST 1011W - Civilization and the Environment: World History to 1500
  • HIST 1011W - Civilization and the Environment: World History to 1500
  • HIST 1011W - Civilization and the Environment: World History to 1500
  • HIST 1011W - Civilization and the Environment: World History to 1500
  • HIST 1011W - Civilization and the Environment: World History to 1500
  • HIST 1011W - Civilization and the Environment: World History to 1500
  • HIST 1015W - Globalization: Issues and Challenges
  • HIST 1015W - Globalization: Issues and Challenges
  • HIST 1015W - Globalization: Issues and Challenges
  • HIST 1015W - Globalization: Issues and Challenges
  • HIST 1015W - Globalization: Issues and Challenges
  • HIST 1032W - Europe and the World: Expansion, Encounter, and Exchange from 1500 to Present
  • HIST 1032W - Europe and the World: Expansion, Encounter, and Exchange from 1500 to Present
  • HIST 1032W - Europe and the World: Expansion, Encounter, and Exchange from 1500 to Present
  • HIST 1032W - Europe and the World: Expansion, Encounter, and Exchange from 1500 to Present
  • HIST 1032W - Europe and the World: Expansion, Encounter, and Exchange from 1500 to Present
  • HIST 1301W - Authority and Rebellion: American History to 1865
  • HIST 1301W - Authority and Rebellion: American History to 1865
  • HIST 1301W - Authority and Rebellion: American History to 1865
  • HIST 1301W - Authority and Rebellion: American History to 1865
  • HIST 1301W - Authority and Rebellion: American History to 1865
  • HIST 1301W - Authority and Rebellion: American History to 1865
  • HIST 1301W - Authority and Rebellion: American History to 1865
  • HIST 1301W - Authority and Rebellion: American History to 1865
  • HIST 1301W - Authority and Rebellion: American History to 1865
  • HIST 1301W - Authority and Rebellion: American History to 1865
  • HIST 1301W - Authority and Rebellion: American History to 1865
  • HIST 1361W - World War I: A Global History
  • HIST 1411W - The Family from 10,000 BCE to the Present
  • HIST 1411W - The Family from 10,000 BCE to the Present
  • HIST 1411W - The Family from 10,000 BCE to the Present
  • HIST 1411W - The Family from 10,000 BCE to the Present
  • HIST 1534 - Introduction to Jewish History and Cultures
  • HIST 1903 - Freshman Seminar
  • HIST 1905 - Freshman Seminar
  • HIST 1905 - Freshman Seminar
  • HIST 1905 - Freshman Seminar
  • HIST 1905 - Freshman Seminar
  • HIST 1910W - Freshman Seminar
  • HIST 3000 - Visions of the Past: Thematic Approaches to Understanding History
  • HIST 3001 - Public History
  • HIST 3051 - Ancient Civilization: Near East and Egypt
  • HIST 3067W - Archaeology of Prehistoric Europe
  • HIST 3081 - History of Christianity I: Martyrs, Monks, Crusaders
  • HIST 3151W - British History to the 17th Century
  • HIST 3244 - History of Eastern Europe
  • HIST 3264 - Imperial Russia: Formation and Expansion of the Russian Empire in the 18th and 19th Centuries
  • HIST 3286 - Galileo and the Beginnings of Modern Science
  • HIST 3347 - Women in Early America: 1600-1890
  • HIST 3361W - World War I: A Global History
  • HIST 3401W - Early Latin America to 1825
  • HIST 3411W - The Family from 10,000 BCE to the Present
  • HIST 3411W - The Family from 10,000 BCE to the Present
  • HIST 3412 - Soccer: Around the World with the Beautiful Game
  • HIST 3417 - Food in History
  • HIST 3429 - Latin American History in Film and Text
  • HIST 3432 - Modern Africa in a Changing World
  • HIST 3435 - History of South Africa from 1910
  • HIST 3436 - Contemporary African Conflicts: From Somalia to South Africa
  • HIST 3461 - Introduction to East Asia I: The Imperial Age
  • HIST 3468 - Social Change in Modern China
  • HIST 3471 - Modern Japan, Meiji to the Present (1868-2000)
  • HIST 3478 - Tigers and Dragons: The Rise of the East Asian Economies, 1930-Present
  • HIST 3483 - Hmong History Across the Globe
  • HIST 3485 - History of Southeast Asia
  • HIST 3489 - 20th Century India
  • HIST 3493 - Islam: Religion and Culture
  • HIST 3504 - The Cultures of the Silk Road
  • HIST 3505 - Survey of the Modern Middle East
  • HIST 3534 - Introduction to Jewish History and Cultures
  • HIST 3609 - Military History of Medieval Western Europe
  • HIST 3613 - History of the Crusades
  • HIST 3616 - France in the Middle Ages
  • HIST 3618 - The Dark Ages Illumined: Medieval Europe to 1050
  • HIST 3637 - Modern Russia: From Peter the Great to the Present
  • HIST 3652 - Early Modern Britain
  • HIST 3704W - Daily Life in Europe: 1300-1800
  • HIST 3706 - Baroque Rome: Art and Politics in the Papal Capital
  • HIST 3708 - The Age of Curiosity: Art and Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800
  • HIST 3708 - The Age of Curiosity: Art and Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800
  • HIST 3708 - The Age of Curiosity: Art and Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800
  • HIST 3708 - The Age of Curiosity: Art and Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800
  • HIST 3708 - The Age of Curiosity: Art and Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800
  • HIST 3708 - The Age of Curiosity: Art and Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800
  • HIST 3729 - Nazi Germany and Hitler's Europe
  • HIST 3812 - The Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIST 3822 - Making America Modern: 1945 to Present
  • HIST 3835 - Law in American Life: 1865 to Present
  • HIST 3852 - U.S. Labor in the 20th Century
  • HIST 3856 - The Civil Rights and Black Power Movement, 1954-1984
  • HIST 3864 - African American History, 1619-1865
  • HIST 3868W - Race, War, and Race Wars in American History
  • HIST 3871 - American Indian History: Pre-Contact to 1830
  • HIST 3960 - Topics in History
  • HIST 3980W - Supplemental Writing in History
  • HIST 3980W - Supplemental Writing in History
  • HIST 3993 - Directed Study
  • HIST 3994 - Directed Research
  • HIST 4010V - Honors: Research Seminar
  • HIST 4010W - Research Seminar
  • HIST 4961V - Honors: Major Paper
  • HIST 4961V - Honors: Major Paper
  • HIST 4961W - Major Paper
  • HIST 4970 - Historical Internship

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