Academic Catalog

History Major

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Degree Type Offered: B.A. Major

A bachelor of arts degree consisting of 43 credit hours distributed as follows:

Core Courses

(19 Credits)

To be completed by the end of sophomore year, except for Senior Seminar:

HIST-105 World History to 1500

HIST-110 World History Since 1500

HIST-201 History of the United States to 1877

HIST-202 History of the United States Since 1877

HIST-250 Historical Methods

HIST-400 Professional Development

HIST-470 Seminar in Theory & Practice of History

United States History

(at least 3 credits)

HIST-340 American Indian History

HIST-365 Foundations of American Religion

HIST-375 Cold War America

HIST-435 Progressive Era America

HIST-460 Readings in the American Civil War

HIST-462 History of the United States South

European History

(at least 3 credits)

HIST-311 Early Modern Europe in the World, 1492-1789

HIST-321 Europe Since 1789

HIST-325 Modern Britain Since 1688

HIST-370 Genocide

HIST-380 Topics in European History

HIST-385 Topics in French History

HIST-420 Modern Germany and Its Empires

Non-Western History

(at least 3 credits)

HIST-335 Women's History in Asia

HIST-345 Crusades and Terrorism

HIST-350 Afghanistan, Central Asia, and the Great Powers

HIST-360 Modern Africa

HIST-390 War and Peace Across the Pacific

HIST-410 Modern India & Pakistan Since 1700

HIST-415 History of China Since 1600

HIST-425 History of Japan Since 1600

HIST-430 European Imperialism

And 15 additional credits from HIST courses numbered 300 or above. One PSCI course numbered 300 or above and one Internship (HIST-480X) may substitute for history electives. Honors Project (HIST-499) may substitute as a major elective course. Students may not major in both history and history and political science.