Department of History - Dulles Hall.
Department of History - Dulles Hall.

Curriculum

100-Level Courses
One hundred level courses cover broad area of historical investigation. They are designed for first and second year students and are usually taken to fulfill the GEC historical survey requirement.

300-Level Courses
Three hundred level courses cover fewer years, go into more detail, employ more sophisticated analysis and methodology, and require more reading of primary and secondary works. They are designed for a mix of history majors, non-majors, and prospective majors at the sophomore, junior, and senior levels.

500-Level Courses
Five hundred level courses are usually more narrow in chronological scope, more sophisticated in the lecture material, discussions, and readings, and require more readings of primary and secondary sources. Most but not all of the students will be juniors and seniors and will have taken other history courses before registering for a 500-level course. A higher level of understanding, analytical ability and written expression in short essay and essay forms in expected. Some instructors assign research papers.

Graduate Level Courses
700, 800, and 900-Level courses are graduate courses for the graduate studies program.

[Semester Numbering] [Semester Conversion Website]

Course Number Title Level Course Description Field of Study
811.02 Seminar in Atlantic World History II Graduate

Research topics to be announced. Continuation of 810.01. Prereq: 700 or permission of instructor. This course is Progress ('P') graded. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs.

Atlantic World History
811.01 Seminar in World History I Graduate

Research topics to be announced. Prereq: 700 or permission of instructor. This course is Progress ('P') graded. Credit will be awarded upon completion of 810.02. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs.

Atlantic World History
556 Colonial North America to 1763 Undergraduate and Graduate

The history of colonial and native societies in North America from first contacts to the eve of the imperial crisis.

Atlantic World History
759 Atlantic World History Graduate

Examination of Atlantic World history in the early modern era, including imperialism and colonialism, the intercontinental exchange of people, ideas, and goods, and cultural development. Prereq: Grad standing.

Atlantic World History
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