Department of History - Dulles Hall.
Department of History - Dulles Hall.
Course Numbersort descending Course Title Course Description Level Field of Study
1211 Western Civilization to the 17th Century

Ancient civilizations (Near East, Greece, Rome); barbarian invasions; medieval civilizations (Byzantium, Islam, Europe); Renaissance and Reformation.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
2003 Introduction to Early Modern Europe

A survey of European history from the Black Death to the Congress of Vienna. This course examines social, cultural, religious, political and economic developments from the mid fourteenth to the early nineteenth century. Sometimes taught at distance. Prereq or concur: English 1110.xx, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 1211 or 1212. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
2205 Themes in the History of Western Civilization, Prehistory to 1600

Thematic approach to the history of Western Civilization from prehistory to the early seventeenth century. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format. Prereq or concur: English 1110.xx, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 1211. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
2230 Decoding the Middle Ages

Introduction to historical problem solving through the study of three late medieval episodes: the Knights Templar, Joan of Arc, and Richard III. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format. Prereq or concur: English 1110.xx, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
2231 The Crusades

Examines the various European crusades - in the Holy Land, Spain, Eastern Europe, and southern France - from their origins to the late 15th century. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format. Prereq or concur: English 1110.xx, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
2240 Elizabethan England

The social, political, cultural and religious history of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, 1558-1603, including the darker side of the Golden Age. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format. Prereq or concur: English 1110.xx, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
3240 History of the Italian Renaissance, 1250-1450

Study of the society, culture, and politics of Italy, from the communal era until the age of humanism, thirteenth to fifteenth century.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
3241 History of the Italian Renaissance, 1450-1600

Historical study of Italian society from the beginnings of humanism and naturalist art to the High Renaissance and beyond.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
3245 The Age of Reformation

The history of the Protestant, Catholic, and Radical Reformations of 16th and early 17th century Europe.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
3246 Tudor and Stuart Britain, 1485-1714

The social, political, and religious history of England and the British Isles in the age of Renaissance, Reformation, and Revolution.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
3247 Magic and Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe (1450-1750)

Investigation of the history of European witchcraft, focusing on intellectual, religious, and social developments and on the great witchcraft trials of the early modern period. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format. Prereq: English 1110.xx and any History 2000-level course, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
3249 Early-Modern Europe, 1560-1778

A survey of Europe from the late-sixteenth-century wars of religion to the more secular political conflicts on the eve of the French Revolution.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
3711 Science and Society in Early Modern Europe

A survey of the history of science and its place and relationship to European society in the early modern period.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
E4240 Readings in Early Modern European History

Advanced readings on selected topics in Early Modern European History.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
H4240 Readings in Early Modern European History (Honors)

Advanced readings on selected topics in Early Modern European History.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
4240 Readings in Early Modern European History

Advanced readings on selected topics in Early Modern European History.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
4245 Research Seminar in Early Modern European History

Advanced research and writing on selected topics in Early Modern European History.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
E4245 Research Seminar in Early Modern European History

Advanced research and writing on selected topics in Early Modern European History.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
H4245 Research Seminar in Early Modern European History (Honors)

Advanced research and writing on selected topics in Early Modern European History.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
5240 Special Topics in Early Modern European History

Advanced course in Early Modern European History. Topics Vary.

Undergraduate European History; Early Modern European History
7240 Studies in Early Modern European History

Selected topics in western European history of the 17th and 18th centuries.

Graduate European History; Early Modern European History
7243 Colloquium in Early Modern Studies

An exposure to current research topics and methods in early-modern history as exemplified in work presented by invited historians.

Graduate European History; Early Modern European History
7245 Studies in Renaissance and Reformation History

Graduate readings seminar in the European Renaissance or Reformation, 1300 to 1600, emphasizing social, political, economic, and cultural issues throughout Europe.

Graduate European History; Early Modern European History
7260 Studies in British History

Reading in British History.

Graduate European History; Early Modern European History
7755 The History of the Idea of Race in Europe

Examines the use and abuse of ideas of race in Western Europe from the Enlightenment to the present.

Graduate European History; Early Modern European History
8240 Seminar in Early Modern European History

Graduate Research Seminar in Early Modern European History. Topics will vary.

Graduate European History; Early Modern European History
8245 Seminar in Renaissance and Reformation History

Graduate Research Seminar in European Renaissance or Reformation History. Topics will vary.

Graduate European History; Early Modern European History