History, General, Bachelor of Arts - HIST

Major Requirements (30–34 Hours)

Required
HIST 103
HIST 104
World Civilization I
and World Civilization II
6
Division I: United States
HIST 201United States History to 18653
HIST 202United States History Since 18653
Select one of the following:3
Recent America: 1960 to the Present
The American West
History of Women in the United States
The American South
History of Sexuality in the United States
African-American History
The ‘70s: U.S. Women’s Conferences, Conventions and Confrontations in the 1970s
History of Religion in America
Division II: Europe
Select one of the following:3
History of Classical Greece
Classical Rome
Medieval Civilization
Renaissance and Reformation
History of England to 1600
Select one of the following:3
Great Lives and Minds: From Renaissance to Enlightenment
Great Lives and Minds: From Enlightenment to Existentialism
Europe in the 19th Century: 1815–1914
Europe in the 20th Century: 1914–Present
History of England, 1600 to Present
History of Revolutionary France
A History of Modern European Women
Modern London and Paris
Modern East/Central Europe
Living with the Enemy
Select one of the following or another course from Division II listed above:3
History of Ireland
Russia
Women in Revolutions
Division III: Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East
Select two of the following:6
Chinese Women and Society
The Middle East
Africa Since 1800
Latin America
Special Topics (relevant topics)
Advanced Writing Requirement and Senior Comprehensive
Students completing Advanced Writing Requirement and Senior Comprehensive in History must complete the following two-course sequence:
HIST 492
HIST 495
Research Methods in History
and Senior Seminar
4
Total Credits34

Advanced Writing Proficiency

Before taking the Senior Seminar, history majors intending to fulfill their Advanced Writing Proficiency requirement in the History department will enroll in HIST 492 Research Methods in History in the spring of their junior year. They will be awarded the Advanced W upon successfully completing their senior research paper in HIST 495 Senior Seminar .

Senior Comprehensive

The Senior Comprehensive consists of an oral presentation based on the senior research paper from the Senior Seminar. The comprehensive research presentation will take place before the History Department during the second semester of the academic year.