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.
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.
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.
|Course Number||Title||Level||Course Description||Field of Study|
|387||History of American Capitalism||Undergraduate||
Study of the evolution of "American capitalism" from pre-capitalist economies of the medieval period to the end of the 20th century.
Prereq: English 110 or 111 or concurring English 110 or 111. Not open to students with credit for 564. GEC historical survey course.
|587.01||History of Capitalism in Global and Comparative Perspective||Undergraduate||
An historical comparison of the development of modern forms of business and business management in Great Britain, the United States, and Japan.
|587.02||Science, Technology, and Business in Japan||Undergraduate and Graduate||
An examination of the historical development of business from the early 17th century to the present with attention to the interconnections between business, technology, and science.
|773||Studies in Business History||Undergraduate and Graduate||
Readings in the growth of capitalism, the rise of the modern corporation, government-business relations, business and society, and comparative business history.