History, Women’s History Concentration, Bachelor of Arts - WHIS

Major Requirements (30–34 Hours) 

Required
HIST 103
HIST 104
World Civilization I
and World Civilization II
6
Division I: United States
Select three of the following:9
United States History to 1865
United States History Since 1865
History of Women in the United States
The ‘70s: U.S. Women’s Conferences, Conventions and Confrontations in the 1970s
Division II: Europe
HIST 370A History of Modern European Women3
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
The City in European History
Modern East/Central Europe
Women in Revolutions
Living with the Enemy
Division III: Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East
Select one of the following:3
Women from the Global South
Women in Africa and the Middle East
Special Topics (relevant topics)
Elective
Select one of the following:3
African-American History
Women from the Global South
Women in Africa and the Middle East
Special Topics (relevant topics)
Women in Revolutions
History of Famous Women
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.