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THE HISTORY MAJOR REQUIRES 60 TOTAL CREDITS 

 

LOWER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (Complete a minimum of 15 credits):

CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING OFFERINGS:

HIST 111: World History to 1500 (5 credits, SSC)

HIST 112: World History since 1500 (5 credits, SSC)

HIST 201: U.S. History to 1865 (5 credits, SSC, DPD)

HIST 202: U.S. History since 1865 (5 credits, SSC, DPD)

*Lower-division transfer courses in U.S. and/or World History may count in this area.  Contact a History faculty member with any questions.

 

 

UPPER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (Complete a minimum of 10 credits in each group for a total of 30 credits)

 

GROUP 1: U.S. History (minimum of 10 credits required)

CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING OFFERINGS (which vary by term):

HIST 310: The Seventies (5 credits)

HIST 314: The Great Depression (5 credits)

HIST 319: U.S. History Through Film (5 credits)

HIST 330: U.S. Women’s History (5 credits, UWR)

HIST 352: The Sixties (5 credits)

HIST 360: Military History (5 credits)

HIST 383: History of Native Americans in the U.S. (5 credits)

HIST 458: Civil War & Reconstruction (5 credits, UWR)

HIST 460: American Constitutional History (5 credits)

HIST 462: History of Sexuality (5 credits, UWR)

HIST 480: History of the U.S., 1900-1945 (5 credits)

HIST 481: U.S. History since World War II (5 credits)

HIST 310/410: Selected Topics in U.S. History

 

GROUP 2: European/World History (minimum of 10 credits required)

CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING OFFERINGS (which vary by term):

HIST 315: Frankenstein in European History (5 credits)

HIST 310: Cities in World History (5 credits)

HIST 310: Witches, Saints & Heretics: Women & Religion in Medieval to Early Modern Europe (5 credits)

HIST 321: History of the Ancient World (5 credits, UWR)

HIST 415: Blood, Phlegm, and Bile: A Social History of Medicine (5 credits, UWR)

HIST 421: Medieval Europe (5 credits, UWR)

HIST 427: Renaissance and Reformation Europe (5 credits, UWR)

HIST 445: History of Postwar Europe (5 credits)

HIST 310/410: Selected Topics in European/World History

 

GROUP 3: Western/Comparative/Thematic History (min. of 10 credits required)

CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING OFFERINGS (which vary by term):

HIST 312: Cultural History of Sports (5 credits, DPD)

HIST 322: The West in Film (5 credits)

HIST 333: Labor & The Working Class in American History (5 credits, UWR)

HIST 345: Environmental History (5 credits)

HIST 355: Colonial Americas: Intro to Comparative History (5 credits)

HIST 422: Violence in American History (5 credits, UWR)

HIST 444: History of the Pacific Northwest (5 credits, UWR)

HIST 466: History of the American West (5 credits, UWR)

HIST 479: History of Mexico (5 credits)

HIST 310/410: Selected Topics in Western/Comparative/Thematic History

 

REQUIRED CORE COURSES (15 credits; students must complete the following courses):

HIST 203: Historical Methods (5 credits, AEH, UWR, offered FALL TERM)

HIST 303: Historical Research (5 credits, offered WINTER TERM)

HIST 403: Thesis/Capstone (5 credits, UWR, offered SPRING TERM)

 

PLEASE CONSULT THE HISTORY FACULTY WITH ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS. 

 

 

 

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