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 Studysort descending
823.01 Seminar in European International History I Graduate

Seminar in European International History I.

Diplomatic History
823.02 Seminar in European International History II Graduate

Continuation of 823.01.

Diplomatic History
583.01 U.S. Diplomacy from Independence to 1920 Undergraduate and Graduate

Domestic and international setting of U.S. diplomacy from the Revolutionary War to 1920.

Diplomatic History
583.02 U.S. Diplomacy, 1920-Present Undergraduate and Graduate

Domestic and international setting of U.S. diplomacy from 1920 to the present.

Diplomatic History
584 Modern Intelligence History Undergraduate

This course examines the role of diplomatic and military intelligence in the making of policy in modern history.

Diplomatic History
770 Studies in the History of American Foreign Policy Undergraduate and Graduate

Studies in the main problems of American foreign policy with primary emphasis on basic literatures and selected primary materials.

Diplomatic History
871.01 Seminar in American Diplomatic History I Graduate

Seminar in American Diplomatic History I.

Diplomatic History
871.02 Seminar in American Diplomatic History II Graduate

Continuation of 871.01.

Diplomatic History
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