Course Information

All of our course information has been gathered on this page for easy reference.

History Curriculum

Students being taught in a classroom.Browse our complete course list or read more about our Fields of Study and Constellations.

Courses (coursebook)

Printed copies of the Department Coursebook are available in the lobby of the History Department in 106 Dulles Hall.

History 1212: Western Civilization, 17th Century to Present
History 1682: World History from 1500 to the Present
History 2351: Early Islamic Society, 610-1258
History 2550: History of War
History 3216: War in the Ancient Mediterranean World
History 3221: Rome from the Gracchi to Nero

Course Syllabi

The Department maintains sample and current syllabi for most of our curriculum. Please contact the instructor for current offerings or the History Front Desk at 614-292-2674.

Study Tour and History Minor

Integrated Semester – Study Tour and History Minor at The Ohio State University 

Combined BA/MA degree in History with a specialization in Public History

This combined degree will give students a head start in their careers in public history. Many such jobs require an MA degree and the combination of academic training and field experience will make students more competitive for those jobs.

BA/MA Program in History/East Asian Studies

The Department of History and the Interdisciplinary M.A. Program in East Asian Studies offer a combined B.A./M.A. program for students who want to advance their ability to engage East Asian cultures and societies as rapidly as possible in preparation for careers in government, business, education or work in Ph.D. programs.


To find course availability and times, please visit the Ohio State Course Catalog and Master Schedule.