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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.

Spring 2017

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
HIST 1000Visions of the Past: Thematic Approaches to Understanding HistorySections [1]
HIST 1012WThe Age of Global ContactSections [5]
HIST 1031WEurope and the World: Expansion, Encounter, and Exchange to 1500Sections [5]
HIST 1302WGlobal America: U.S. History Since 1865Sections [9]
HIST 1362Global History of World War IISections [1]
HIST 3053Ancient Civilization: RomeSections [1]
HIST 3066Prehistoric Pathways to World CivilizationSections [1]
HIST 3082History of Christianity II: From the Middle Ages to the EnlightenmentSections [1]
HIST 3101Introduction to Medieval HistorySections [1]
HIST 3152British History From the Seventeenth CenturySections [1]
HIST 3211History of Sexuality in EuropeSections [1]
HIST 326520th-Century Russia: The Collapse of Imperial Russia, the Revolutions,...Sections [1]
HIST 3283Marx, Capital, and History: An Introduction to Marxist Theory and Hist...Sections [1]
HIST 3348Women in Modern AmericaSections [1]
HIST 3362Global History of World War IISections [1]
HIST 3402WModern Latin America 1825 to PresentSections [2]
HIST 3416Imperialism and its Critics: Ethical Issues, Literary RepresentationsSections [1]
HIST 3419History of Capitalism: Uneven Development Since 1500Sections [1]
HIST 3431Early Africa and Its Global ConnectionsSections [1]
HIST 3455West African History: 1800 to PresentSections [1]
HIST 3462From Subjects to Citizens: The History of East Asia From 1500 to the P...Sections [1]
HIST 3462HHonors: From Subjects to Citizens: The History of East Asia from 1500 ...Sections [1]
HIST 3479History of Chinese Cities and Urban LifeSections [1]
HIST 3486Hmong Refugees from the Secret War: Becoming AmericansSections [1]
HIST 3487The Vietnam Wars: French Colonialism and U.S. Intervention in Indochin...Sections [1]
HIST 3494WChrist in Islamic ThoughtSections [1]
HIST 3507History of Modern EgyptSections [1]
HIST 3546Islam and the WestSections [1]
HIST 3611Medieval Cities of Europe: 500-1500Sections [1]
HIST 3626Early Modern France: From Old Regime to EmpireSections [1]
HIST 3708The Age of Curiosity: Art and Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800Sections [5]
HIST 3722Studies in 20th-Century Europe From the End of World War II to the End...Sections [1]
HIST 3724War & Revolution in 20th Century Europe: The Question of GenderSections [1]
HIST 3727History of the HolocaustSections [1]
HIST 3767Eastern Orthodoxy: History and CultureSections [1]
HIST 3804Religion and the American Culture WarsSections [1]
HIST 3811Manifest Destiny, Slavery, and the Politics of Expansion: Jacksonian A...Sections [1]
HIST 3821United States in the 20th Century to 1945Sections [1]
HIST 3822Making America Modern: 1945 to PresentSections [1]
HIST 3862American Immigration HistorySections [1]
HIST 3865African American History, 1865 to PresentSections [1]
HIST 3872American Indian History: 1830 to the PresentSections [1]
HIST 3875WComparative Race and Ethnicity in US HistorySections [1]
HIST 3980WSupplemental Writing in HistorySections [2]
HIST 3993Directed StudySections [2]
HIST 3994Directed ResearchSections [2]
HIST 4010VHonors: Research SeminarSections [2]
HIST 4010WResearch SeminarSections [2]
HIST 4961VHonors: Major PaperSections [1]
HIST 4961WMajor PaperSections [1]
HIST 4970Historical InternshipSections [1]

Fall 2017

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
HIST 1011WCivilization and the Environment: World History to 1500Sections [9]
HIST 1015WGlobalization: Issues and ChallengesSections [5]
HIST 1032WEurope and the World: Expansion, Encounter, and Exchange from 1500 to ...Sections [5]
HIST 1301WAuthority and Rebellion: American History to 1865Sections [11]
HIST 1361WWorld War I: A Global HistorySections [1]
HIST 1411WThe Family from 10,000 BCE to the PresentSections [4]
HIST 1534Introduction to Jewish History and CulturesSections [1]
HIST 1910WFreshman SeminarSections [1]
HIST 3001Public HistorySections [1]
HIST 3051Ancient Civilization: Near East and EgyptSections [1]
HIST 3067WArchaeology of Prehistoric EuropeSections [1]
HIST 3081History of Christianity I: Martyrs, Monks, CrusadersSections [1]
HIST 3151WBritish History to the 17th CenturySections [1]
HIST 3244History of Eastern EuropeSections [1]
HIST 3264Imperial Russia: Formation and Expansion of the Russian Empire in the ...Sections [1]
HIST 3286Galileo and the Beginnings of Modern ScienceSections [1]
HIST 3347Women in Early America: 1600-1890Sections [1]
HIST 3361WWorld War I: A Global HistorySections [1]
HIST 3401WEarly Latin America to 1825Sections [1]
HIST 3411WThe Family from 10,000 BCE to the PresentSections [2]
HIST 3412Soccer: Around the World with the Beautiful GameSections [1]
HIST 3417Food in HistorySections [1]
HIST 3429Latin American History in Film and TextSections [1]
HIST 3432Modern Africa in a Changing WorldSections [1]
HIST 3435History of South Africa from 1910Sections [1]
HIST 3436Contemporary African Conflicts: From Somalia to South AfricaSections [1]
HIST 3461Introduction to East Asia I: The Imperial AgeSections [1]
HIST 3468Social Change in Modern ChinaSections [1]
HIST 3471Modern Japan, Meiji to the Present (1868-2000)Sections [1]
HIST 3478Tigers and Dragons: The Rise of the East Asian Economies, 1930-PresentSections [1]
HIST 3483Hmong History Across the GlobeSections [1]
HIST 3485History of Southeast AsiaSections [1]
HIST 348920th Century IndiaSections [1]
HIST 3493Islam: Religion and CultureSections [1]
HIST 3504The Cultures of the Silk RoadSections [1]
HIST 3505Survey of the Modern Middle EastSections [1]
HIST 3534Introduction to Jewish History and CulturesSections [1]
HIST 3609Military History of Medieval Western EuropeSections [1]
HIST 3613History of the CrusadesSections [1]
HIST 3616France in the Middle AgesSections [1]
HIST 3618The Dark Ages Illumined: Medieval Europe to 1050Sections [1]
HIST 3637Modern Russia: From Peter the Great to the PresentSections [1]
HIST 3652Early Modern BritainSections [1]
HIST 3704WDaily Life in Europe: 1300-1800Sections [1]
HIST 3706Baroque Rome: Art and Politics in the Papal CapitalSections [1]
HIST 3729Nazi Germany and Hitler's EuropeSections [1]
HIST 3812The Civil War and ReconstructionSections [1]
HIST 3822Making America Modern: 1945 to PresentSections [1]
HIST 3835Law in American Life: 1865 to PresentSections [1]
HIST 3852Work and Workers in the United StatesSections [1]
HIST 3856The Civil Rights and Black Power Movement, 1954-1984Sections [1]
HIST 3864African American History, 1619-1865Sections [1]
HIST 3868WRace, War, and Race Wars in American HistorySections [1]
HIST 3871American Indian History: Pre-Contact to 1830Sections [1]
HIST 3980WSupplemental Writing in HistorySections [2]
HIST 3993Directed StudySections [1]
HIST 3994Directed ResearchSections [1]
HIST 4010VHonors: Research SeminarSections [1]
HIST 4010WResearch SeminarSections [1]
HIST 4961VHonors: Major PaperSections [1]
HIST 4961WMajor PaperSections [1]
HIST 4970Historical InternshipSections [1]