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Areas of Study

History, BA

Core

  • Choose one:
    • HIST 111 - The Ancient and Medieval World
    • HIST 112 - The Modern World
  • Choose one:
    • HIST 121 - Early America to the Civil War
    • HIST 122 - Modern America: Reconstruction to Global Power
  • HIST 390W - Historical Methods and Historiography
  • HIST 490W - Senior Seminar

History Major Coursework

A minimum of 24 additional credit hours, six of which must be at the 400-level.

  • Six credits of American history:
    • HIST 304 - U.S. Women’s History
    • HIST 305 - History of Gender and Sexuality in the United States
    • HIST 324 - America and the Second World War [Formerly HIST 340, not equivalent]
    • HIST 325 - Cold War Politics and Culture
    • HIST 327 - History on Film
    • HIST 336 - American Foreign Relations
    • HIST 341 - The Long Civil Rights Movement
    • HIST 342 - American Environmental History
    • HIST 346 - History of the American Frontier
    • HIST 348 - Introduction to Historical Archaeology
    • HIST 349 - The Rise and Fall of American Slavery
    • HIST 350 - American Indians
    • HIST 351 - American Military History
    • HIST 352 - Colonial North America to 1700
    • HIST 354 - The American Revolution and Early Republic, 1775-1820
    • HIST 355 - Civil War and Reconstruction
    • HIST 356 - The United States in the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era, 1877-1919
    • HIST 357 - Twentieth Century America, 1920-1960
    • HIST 358 - Twentieth Century America, 1961-Present
    • HIST 372 - History of Virginia
    • HIST 435 - Public History
    • HIST 442 - Workers in America
    • HIST 443 - 20th Century American Popular Culture
    • HIST 446 - The Rise of Jacksonian America
    • HIST 453 - Empires of North America, 1700-1775
    • HIST 480 - The United States as a World Power
    • HIST 485 - The Great Depression
    • HIST 489 - Women and Social Movements in U.S. History
  • Six credits of European history:
    • HIST 301 - The Ancient Greeks
    • HIST 302 - The Roman Republic
    • HIST 303 - The Roman Empire
    • HIST 308 - Tudor and Stuart Britain
    • HIST 310 - The Reformation Era
    • HIST 313 - British Empires, 1500-present
    • HIST 317 - Rebuilding Democracy in Postwar Europe
    • HIST 320 - Imperial Russian History
    • HIST 321 - Soviet History and Beyond
    • HIST 326 - The Nazi State and the Holocaust
    • HIST 329 - Modern France
    • HIST 331 - The Renaissance Era
    • HIST 338 - History of Modern Germany, 1945 to the Present
    • HIST 339 - History of Propaganda: A Film Study Course [formerly HIST 429, NOT equivalent]
    • HIST 379 - Early Middle Ages
    • HIST 406 - Gender in Premodern Europe
    • HIST 415 - The Byzantine Empire
    • HIST 423 - Communism’s Collapse
    • HIST 432 - World War II in European Memory
    • HIST 444 - The Enlightenment
  • Six credits of other regions history:
    • HIST 312 - Ancient Egypt
    • HIST 335 - Caribbean History and Culture
    • HIST 343 - Global Environmental History
    • HIST 347 - Atlantic World Encounters 1400-1700
    • HIST 360 - History of Traditional East Asia
    • HIST 362 - History of Modern Latin America
    • HIST 364 - History of Brazil
    • HIST 365 - History of Islam
    • HIST 367 - Modern Chinese History
    • HIST 368 - Modern Japanese History
    • HIST 370 - Twentieth Century Africa
    • HIST 375 - History of the Modern Middle East
    • HIST 389 - Comparative Slavery
    • HIST 403 - Ancient Persia
    • HIST 405 - Law and Justice in Chinese History
    • HIST 462 - The Mexican Revolution
    • HIST 466 - Society and Culture in Chinese History
    • HIST 473 - Major Themes in Contemporary African History [Formerly HIST 473W, not equivalent]
  • Six additional credits from any of the historical areas at the 200-level or above.

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