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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.

For a complete list of all history classes available, please visit History’s course catalog.

Spring 2018

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
HIST 1000Visions of the Past: Thematic Approaches to Understanding HistorySections [1]
HIST 1012WThe Age of Global ContactSections [7]
HIST 1032WEurope and the World: Expansion, Encounter, and Exchange from 1500 to ...Sections [5]
HIST 1081History of Christianity I: Martyrs, Monks, CrusadersSections [1]
HIST 1082Jesus in HistorySections [3]
HIST 1302WGlobal America: U.S. History Since 1865Sections [11]
HIST 1362Global History of World War IISections [3]
HIST 3000Visions of the Past: Thematic Approaches to Understanding HistorySections [1]
HIST 3001Public HistorySections [1]
HIST 3020Hands-On HistorySections [3]
HIST 3053Ancient Civilization: RomeSections [1]
HIST 3066Prehistoric Pathways to World CivilizationSections [1]
HIST 3081History of Christianity I: Martyrs, Monks, CrusadersSections [1]
HIST 3092Jesus in HistorySections [3]
HIST 3152British History From the Seventeenth CenturySections [1]
HIST 3212Dissident Sexualities in U.S. HistorySections [1]
HIST 326520th-Century Russia: The Collapse of Imperial Russia, the Revolutions,...Sections [1]
HIST 3282European Intellectual History: The Modern Period, 1750-PresentSections [1]
HIST 3284WHistory through MemoirSections [1]
HIST 3362Global History of World War IISections [3]
HIST 3363Global History of the Cold WarSections [1]
HIST 3402WModern Latin America 1825 to PresentSections [1]
HIST 3418Drink in HistorySections [1]
HIST 3424Women and Gender in Latin American HistorySections [1]
HIST 3431Early Africa and Its Global ConnectionsSections [1]
HIST 3435History of South Africa from 1910Sections [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 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 3509Approaches to the Study of the Middle EastSections [1]
HIST 3546Islam and the WestSections [1]
HIST 3547The Ottoman EmpireSections [1]
HIST 3611Medieval Cities of Europe: 500-1500Sections [1]
HIST 3613History of the CrusadesSections [1]
HIST 3632History of Germany; Reformation to Unification: 1500-1871Sections [1]
HIST 3708The Age of Curiosity: Art and Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800Sections [3]
HIST 3729Nazi Germany and Hitler's EuropeSections [1]
HIST 3767Eastern Orthodoxy: History and CultureSections [1]
HIST 3804Religion and the American Culture WarsSections [1]
HIST 3812The Civil War and ReconstructionSections [1]
HIST 3821United States in the 20th Century to 1945Sections [1]
HIST 3822Making America Modern: 1945 to PresentSections [1]
HIST 3838Family History in AmericaSections [1]
HIST 3852Work and Workers in the United StatesSections [1]
HIST 3865African American History, 1865 to PresentSections [1]
HIST 3868WRace, War, and Race Wars in American HistorySections [1]
HIST 3872American Indian History: 1830 to the PresentSections [1]
HIST 3882U.S. and the WorldSections [1]
HIST 3980WSupplemental Writing in HistorySections [3]
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 2018

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
HIST 1011WCivilization and the Environment: World History to 1500Sections [11]
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 1411WThe Family from 10,000 BCE to the PresentSections [4]
HIST 3101Introduction to Medieval HistorySections [1]
HIST 3211History of Sexuality in EuropeSections [1]
HIST 3244History of Eastern EuropeSections [1]
HIST 3264Imperial Russia: Formation and Expansion of the Russian Empire in the ...Sections [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 3413War in History: Preparing and Making War in World HistorySections [1]
HIST 3417Food in HistorySections [1]
HIST 3423Central American RevolutionsSections [1]
HIST 3432Modern Africa in a Changing WorldSections [1]
HIST 3435History of South Africa from 1910Sections [1]
HIST 3461Introduction to East Asia I: The Imperial AgeSections [1]
HIST 3468Social Change in Modern ChinaSections [1]
HIST 3504The Cultures of the Silk RoadSections [1]
HIST 3507History of Modern EgyptSections [1]
HIST 3512History of Modern Israel/Palestine: Society, Culture, and PoliticsSections [1]
HIST 3606Christians, Muslims, and Jews in the Middle AgesSections [1]
HIST 3613History of the CrusadesSections [1]
HIST 3637Modern Russia: From Peter the Great to the PresentSections [1]
HIST 3811Manifest Destiny, Slavery, and the Politics of Expansion: Jacksonian A...Sections [1]
HIST 3822Making America Modern: 1945 to PresentSections [2]
HIST 3872American Indian History: 1830 to the PresentSections [1]
HIST 3980WSupplemental Writing in HistorySections [1]
HIST 3993Directed StudySections [1]
HIST 3994Directed ResearchSections [1]
HIST 4961VHonors: Major PaperSections [1]
HIST 4961WMajor PaperSections [1]
HIST 4970Historical InternshipSections [1]