· History 2800: Introduction to the Discipline of History (3 credit hours)
· Two 4000-level Seminars (6 credit hours)
Students are required to develop a program that includes chronological and geographic breadth. This includes:
· 2 courses (6 credit hours) focusing chronologically on the period before 1750
· 2 courses (6 credit hours) focusing chronologically on the period after 1750
· 2 courses (6 credit hours) focusing primarily on East Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East,
Central Asia, and South Asia
· 2 courses (6 credit hours) focusing primarily on North America and/or Europe
· 1 course (3 credit hours) focusing on comparative, transnational, transregional, or global history
Students must take 12 credit hours in either a Geographical or a Thematic concentration.
Possible Geographical Concentrations:
· North America
· Latin America
· Europe (including Russia)
· Near East, Middle East, Central Asia, and/or South Asia
· East Asia
Possible Thematic Concentrations:
· History of environment, science and technology
· History of race, ethnicity, and nation
· Religious history
· History of colonialism and comparative empires
· Military history and/or diplomatic history
· History of the state (power, culture, society)
· Global, early modern
· Women's, gender, and sexuality studies
Of the 33 credit hours required for the Major, at least 21 credit hours must be at the 3000-level or above. This includes:
The two required 4000-level seminars (6 cr. hrs.) plus at least 15 credit hours at the 3000-level and above.
One 2000-level History course must be taken prior to enrolling in a 3000-level History course (or instructor permission).
One 3000-level History course must be taken prior to enrolling in a 4000-level or a 5000-level History course.