Catalog of Course Requirements

The following is a summary list of undergraduate history courses and how they may be applied toward the history major requirements. Questions about this list or how to apply courses to the history major should be directed to the history undergraduate program coordinator. The information on this list is subject to change. Last updated: 2/8/17

Number and Title

Instructor

Concentration(s)

Chron. Req

GEs

Lower Division Courses

2A The World to 1500 STAFF Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
Pre-600 CC
2B The World Since 1500 O'Malley, Matera Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
Pre-1800 CC
7 Archives and Public History STAFF Americas and Africa
9 Introduction to Native American Studies Lonetree Americas and Africa ER
10A United States History to 1877 Jones,
Westerkamp
Americas and Africa Pre-1800 ER,
AHIR
10B United States History, 1877 to 1977 Haas,
Lasar
Americas and Africa ER,
AHIR
11A Latin America: Colonial Period Diaz Americas and Africa Pre-1800 CC
11B Latin America: National Period O'Hara Americas and Africa CC
12

Introduction to Latino American History

Delgado Americas and Africa ER
13 Introduction to American Religious Culture Westerkamp Americas and Africa Pre-1800 TA
14 Race and Ethnicity in the US STAFF Americas and Africa ER
30 The Making of Modern Africa Anthony Americas and Africa CC
40A Early Modern East Asia

Christy,
Hu

Asia & the Islamic World Pre-1800 CC
40B The Making of Modern East Asia Aso,
Christy, Wright
Asia & the Islamic World CC
41 The Making of the Modern Middle East Derr Asia & the Islamic World CC
44

Modern South Asia, 1500 to Present

Shaikh Asia & the Islamic World ER
45 Japanese Pop Culture Aso Asia & the Islamic World CC
50

Introduction to the History of Ancient Egypt

Sullivan Asia & the Islamic World, Europe Pre-600 CC
60 Scientific Vocabulary and the Roots of the European Scientific Tradition (online course)

Hedrick,
Lynn

Europe Pre-600 PE-T
61 Classical Mythology

Hedrick,
Lynn

Europe Pre-600
62A Classical World: Greece Hedrick Europe Pre-600 CC
62B Classical World: Rome Hedrick Europe Pre-600 CC
63 Women in the Ancient World Lynn Europe Pre-600 CC
65A Medieval Europe: 200 - 1000 Polecritti Europe Pre-600 CC
70A Modern European History, 1500-1815 STAFF Europe Pre-1800 CC
70B Modern European History, 1815-Present STAFF Europe CC
74 Introduction to Jewish History and Cultures Deutsch, Thompson Europe ER
74A Jewish Life in North Africa and the Middle East
Taught Winter 2016
Heckman Asia & the Islamic World CC
74A Introduction to Middle Eastern and North African Jewish History: Ancient to Early Modern Heckman Asia & the Islamic World, Europe Pre-1800 CC
74B Introduction to Middle Eastern and North African Jewish History, 1500-2000
Formerly HIS 74A, Jewish Life in North Africa and the Middle East (taught Winter 2016)
Heckman Asia & the Islamic World CC
75 Film and the Holocaust Cioc, Thompson Europe IM
76 Hitler and the Holocaust Cioc, Thompson Europe PE-H
80H Class, Gender, and Community in China, 1700-Present Hershatter Asia & the Islamic World Pre-1800 CC
80N
Gender, Labor, and Feminist Productions
Haas Americas and Africa CC
80X Civil Rights Movement: Grassroots Change and American Society Brundage Americas and Africa ER
80Y World War II Memories in the US and Japan Christy & Yang Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World
PR-E
(Effective Spring 2017. Formerly CC)

Upper Division Courses

100 Historical Skills and Methods STAFF Elective Only/Required for New Majors as of Fall 2015 (see major requirements for details) TA
100A @history: Doing History in a Digital Age Sullivan Elective Only PR-E
101A The Making of the Modern World, 1400-1750 STAFF Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
Pre-1800 CC
101B The Making of the Modern World, 1750-1950 STAFF Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
CC
101C Oceans in World History Matera Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
CC
101D

Topics in the World History of Science: History of Science in Japan

Aso Asia & the Islamic World SI
101D

Topics in the World History of Science

Hu Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
SI
104C Celluloid Natives: American Indian History on Film Lonetree Americas and Africa IM
104D
Museums and the Representation of Native American History, Memory, and Culture
Lonetree Americas and Africa ER
105 Nations and Nationalism Silver Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
CC
106A Vietnam War Memories Yang Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World
CC
106B Asian and Asian American History, 1941-Present Yang Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World
ER
106C

Food Empires of Asia and the Pacific

Wright Asia & the Islamic World
107 Religion and Modernity Deutsch

Americas and Africa,
Europe

CC
108 Social Movements in Historical Perspective STAFF Americas and Africa,
Europe
109A Race, Gender, and Power in the Antebellum South Jones Americas and Africa ER
110A Colonial America, 1500-1750 Westerkamp Americas and Africa Pre-1800 ER,
AHIR
110B Revolutionary America, 1740-1815 O'Malley Americas and Africa Pre-1800 AHIR
110D The Civil War Era Jones Americas and Africa
110E Rise of the Machines: Technology, Inequality, and the United States, 1877 to 1914 Lasar Americas and Africa PE-T
(Effective Spring 2017)
AHIR
110F World War USA: The United States from 1914 through 1945 Lasar Americas and Africa
110G Age of Extremes: The United States During the Cold War, 1945 to 1991 Lasar Americas and Africa
110H

Greater Reconstruction: Race, Empire, and Citizenship in the Post-Civil War United States

Jones Americas and Africa ER,
AHIR
111 Popular Conceptions of Race in U.S. History, 1600-Present O'Malley Americas and Africa ER
112 American Feminist Thought, 1750-1950 Westerkamp Americas and Africa
113C Women and American Religious Culture Westerkamp Americas and Africa
114 Market Revolution in Antebellum U.S. Jones Americas and Africa
115A U.S. Labor History to 1919 Frank Americas and Africa ER,
AHIR
115B U.S. Labor History, 1919 to the Present Frank Americas and Africa ER,
AHIR
115C Learning from the U.S. Great Depression Frank Americas and Africa
116

Slavery Across the Americas

O'Malley Americas and Africa Pre-1800 ER,
AHIR
117 Wired Nation: Broadcasting & Telecommunications in the US from the Telegraph to the Internet Lasar Americas and Africa
117A

From the Player Piano to Pandora

Lasar Americas and Africa
118 The Global Cold War, 1945-1991 Lasar Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
118A Conspiracy Planet: How Conspiracy Theories, Conspiracies, and Scandals Shape History Lasar Americas and Africa PE-H
120

W.E.B. DuBois

Porter Americas and Africa
121A African American History to 1877 Anthony Americas and Africa Pre-1800 ER
121B African American History: 1877 to the Present Anthony Americas and Africa ER
122A

Jazz and United States Cultural History, 1900-1945

Porter Americas and Africa IM
122B

Jazz and United States Cultural History, 1945 to the Present

Porter Americas and Africa IM
123
Immigrants and Immigration in U.S. History
Brundage Americas and Africa ER
124 American Empire Haas Americas and Africa
125 California History Haas Americas and Africa ER
125A Indigenous Histories of California Haas Americas and Africa
126
From Indigenous Colonial Borderlands to the U.S.-Mexico Border
Haas Americas and Africa ER
128 Chicana/Chicano History Delgado Americas and Africa ER,
AHIR
130 History of Modern Cuba Diaz Americas and Africa
131 Women in Colonial Latin America Diaz Americas and Africa Pre-1800
132 History of the Caribbean: Colonial Period Diaz Americas and Africa Pre-1800
134A Colonial Mexico O'Hara Americas and Africa Pre-1800 ER
134B History of Mexico, 1850 to Present O'Hara Americas and Africa CC
137A Africa to 1800 Anthony Americas and Africa Pre-1800 CC
137B
Africa from 1800 to the Present
Anthony Americas and Africa CC
137C African Cinema
Prerequisite(s): course 30 or 137A or 137B, or by permission of instructor.
Anthony Americas and Africa CC
140B
History of Qing China, 1644-1911
Hu Asia & the Islamic World Pre-1800 CC
140C Revolutionary China, 1895-1960 Hershatter, Honig Asia & the Islamic World CC
140D Recent Chinese History Hershatter Asia & the Islamic World CC
140E

Women in China's Long 20th Century

Hershatter Asia & the Islamic World CC
141A

Classical Chinese Culture and Literature, 10th Century B.C.E. through Sixth Century C.E
Also offered as LIT 141B. Students cannot receive credit for both courses.

Connery Asia & the Islamic World Pre-600
141B

Classical Chinese Culture and Literature, Sixth Century through 16th Century
Also offered as LIT 141C. Students cannot receive credit for both courses.

Connery Asia & the Islamic World Pre-1800
145 Gender, Colonialism, and Third-World Feminisms Honig Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World
146A

Colonial South Asia 1750-1947

Shaikh Asia & the Islamic World
147A History of Premodern India Shaikh Asia & the Islamic World Pre-1800 CC
147B Political and Social History of Modern South Asia Shaikh Asia & the Islamic World CC
147C

20th Century South Asia

Shaikh Asia & the Islamic World
147D

Intellectual History of South Asia

Shaikh Asia & the Islamic World TA
150A Ancient Japan Aso Asia & the Islamic World Pre-600 CC
150B Tokugawa Japan Christy Asia & the Islamic World Pre-1800
150C Modern Japan Aso,
Christy
Asia & the Islamic World CC
150D

The Japanese Empire, 1868-1945

Christy, Wright Asia & the Islamic World
150E

History and Memory in the Okinawan Islands

Wright Asia & the Islamic World
151

History of Science, Medicine & Technology from Antiquity to the Enlightenment

Breen Europe Pre-1800 SI
152

Trade and Travel on the Silk Roads

Peterson Asia & the Islamic World, Europe Pre-600 CC
155
History of Modern Israel
Thompson Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
CC
156

Interrogating Politics in the Post-Colonial Middle East

Derr Asia & the Islamic World CC
156A

Art, Culture, and Mass Media in the Arab Middle East

Derr Asia & the Islamic World
157

The Ottoman Empire

Derr Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
Pre-1800 CC
158C

Slavery in the Atlantic World: Historical and Archaeological Perspectives
Also offered as ANTH 179. Students cannot receive credit for both courses.

O'Malley, Monroe Americas and Africa Pre-1800 PR-E
159A

Greco-Roman Egypt

Sullivan Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
Pre-600 CC 
159B

Women and Gender in Ancient Egypt

Sullivan Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
Pre-600 IM
159C

Temple and City in Egypt: New Kingdom Thebes

Sullivan Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
Pre-600
159D

When Cities Were New: the Rise of Urbanism in the Ancient Near East & Mediterranean

Sullivan Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
Pre-600 CC
160A Athenian Democracy Hedrick Europe Pre-600 CC
160C Topics in Greek History
Enrollment restricted to history and classical studies majors. May be repeated for credit.
Hedrick Europe Pre-600 CC
161B Topics in Roman History
Enrollment restricted to history and classical studies majors or minors, or by permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit.
Hedrick Europe Pre-600
161C Age of Augustus
Enrollment restricted to history and classical studies majors and minors, or by permission of instructor.
Lynn
Europe Pre-600
164A Late-Medieval Italy, c. 1200-1400 Polecritti Europe Pre-1800
164B Renaissance Italy, c. 1400-1600 Polecritti
Europe Pre-1800
166 Northern Ireland: Communities In Conflict Brundage Europe CC
167A

The First World War

Thompson Europe TA
167B

The Second World War in Europe

Kehler Europe CC
169

Dutch & Belgian History, 1500 to Present

Kehler Europe Pre-1800
170A French History: Old Regime and Revolution STAFF Europe Pre-1800
170B French History: 19th Century Davis Europe
170C From the Trenches to the Casbah: France and its Empire in the 20th Century Davis Europe TA
171 Revolutions in France STAFF Europe
172A German History Cioc, Kehler Europe
172B German Film, 1919 - 1945 Cioc Europe IM
172C

History of German Film, 1945 to Present

Kehler Europe IM
172D

Hitler and the Third Reich

Cioc Europe
173A

Medieval Russia

Peterson Europe Pre-1800 CC
173B

Imperial Russia, 1696-1917

Peterson Europe CC
173C

History of the Soviet Union

Peterson Europe CC
174 Spies: History and Culture of Espionage Thompson Europe CC
175D History of Soviet Film STAFF Europe
176 Eastern Europe, 1848-2000 Kehler Europe CC
177 Smoke, Smallpox, and the Sublime: Thinking about the Environment in the 19th Century Peterson

Europe

PE-E
177A Tropics of Empire Breen

Americas and Africa, Europe

Pre-1800
178A European Intellectual History: The Enlightenment STAFF Europe Pre-1800
178B European Intellectual History: The 19th Century STAFF Europe
178C European Intellectual History, 1870-1970 Thompson Europe CC
178E Modern Jewish Intellectual History Thompson Europe ER
181

Modern Britain and the British Empire

Matera Europe CC
181A

Postcolonial Britain and France
Also offered as ANTH 110O. Students cannot receive credit for both courses.

Fernando,
Matera

Europe CC
181B

Africa and Britain in an Imperial World

Matera

Americas and Africa, Europe ER
183A Nineteenth Century Italy Polecritti Europe
183B Fascism and Resistance in Italy Polecritti Europe
184B Racism and Antiracism in Europe: From 1870 to the Present Davis Europe TA
185D Jewish Social Movements
Also offered as HISC 118. Students cannot receive credit for both courses. Enrollment restricted to juniors and seniors.
Epstein Europe
185H Women, Gender, and Jewish Modernity (1800-Present) Deutsch Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
185I Latin American Jewish History in the Modern Period Heckman Americas and Africa
185J The Modern Jewish Experience Deutsch Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
185K Jewish Life in Eastern Mediterranean Port Cities Heckman Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
185L

Where Civilizations Met--Jews, Judaism, and the Iberian Peninsula

Heckman Europe Pre-1800
185M

Zionism: An Intellectual History

Deutsch Asia & the Islamic World, Europe ER
185N The Holocaust in a Digital World
Also offered as JWST 185N. Students cannot receive credit for both courses. Enrollment restricted to declared history and Jewish studies majors/minors during priority enrollment.
Deblinger Europe PR-E
185O

The Holocaust and the Arab World

Heckman Asia & the Islamic World, Europe TA

Comprehensive Exit Seminar Courses

190A Slavery and Race in Latin America Diaz Americas and Africa Pre-1800 DC / W, E
190B Race and the Nation in Latin America Diaz Americas and Africa DC / W, E
190C

9/11 in Historical Perspective

Porter Americas and Africa DC
190D

Asian and Latino Immigration Since 1875

Delgado Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World
DC
190E Topics in Chicana/o History STAFF Americas and Africa DC / W, E
190F Research Seminar in the America Haas, Lonetree Americas and Africa

DC / W

190G History and Theory Haas Americas and Africa,
Europe

DC / W

190H History of Time O'Hara Americas and Africa,
Europe
DC / W
190I California and the Borderlands Haas Americas and Africa DC / W
190J Diaspora And Migration In World History Haas Americas and Africa
190K Wired Planet: Readings on the Global History of Broadcasting and Telecommunications Lasar Americas and Africa DC / W
190L Personal Politics in the New South Jones Americas and Africa DC / W, E
190M The History of Children and the Culture of Childhood in the 19th Century Jones Americas and Africa DC / W
190N Topics in African History Anthony Americas and Africa DC / W, E
190O African American Historiography Anthony Americas and Africa DC / W, E
190P Early American Society and Culture Westerkamp Americas and Africa Pre-1800 DC / W
190Q The Novel and History Westerkamp Americas and Africa DC / W
190R Research in the History in American Religion Westerkamp Americas and Africa DC / W, E
190S Women and Social Movements in the U.S. Frank Americas and Africa DC / W
190T Latin America in the Cold War O'Hara Americas and Africa DC / W
190U

Power, Culture, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Lasar Americas and Africa DC / W
190W Topics in the U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction Jones Americas and Africa DC / W
190X History of the Atlantic World, 1492-1824 O'Malley Americas and Africa Pre-1800 DC / W
190Y The Atlantic Slave Trade O'Malley Americas and Africa Pre-1800 DC / W
190Z

The Long Civil Rights Movement

Brundage Americas and Africa DC / W
192 Directed Student Teaching   STAFF  
194A Gender, Class and Sex in Shanghai
Prerequisite(s):course 140C, or 140D, or 140E, or permission of instructor.
Honig Asia & the Islamic World DC / W
194B Okinawan History Christy Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World
DC / W
194D Topics in Korean History Aso Asia & the Islamic World DC / W
194E Women in Japanese History Aso Asia & the Islamic World DC / W
194F

Jewish Shanghai

Honig Asia & the Islamic World DC 
194G China Since the Cultural Revolution: Histories of the Present Hershatter Asia & the Islamic World DC / W, E
194H Gender, Family & State in China, 1600-Present Hershatter Asia & the Islamic World DC / W, E
194I U.S. Bases and Social Movements in Asia Wright Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World
DC / W
194J The Poor and the Everyday in Modern China Honig Asia & the Islamic World DC
194K Jewish Radical Movements Heckman Asia & the Islamic World, Europe DC
194L Exile, Diaspora and Displacement: Jewish Memoir from North Africa and the Middle East Heckman Asia & the Islamic World, Europe Pre-1800 DC
194M Literati, Samurai, and Yangban: Comparative History of State and Elite in East Asia, 1600-1900 Hu Asia & the Islamic World Pre-1800 DC / W
194N Urbanites in the Global South, 18th Century to the Present Shaikh Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
DC
194O

South Asia in the Twentieth Century

Shaikh Asia & the Islamic World DC
194P

Urban South Asia

Shaikh Asia & the Islamic World DC
194Q

Making Space in the Colonial and Post-Colonial World

Derr Asia & the Islamic World DC / W
194R Cairo: The City Victorious, 1750-2000 STAFF Asia & the Islamic World DC / W
194S Special Topics in Ancient Egyptian History Sullivan Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
Pre-600 DC / W
194T Worlds of Labor in Asia Shaikh Asia & the Islamic World DC / W
194U The Cold War and East Asia Aso Asia & the Islamic World DC / W, E
194W

Social Movements in the Middle East

Derr Asia & the Islamic World DC
194X The Cold War in the Mediterranean, 1942-1991 STAFF Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World, Europe
DC / W
194Y Memories of WWII in the US and Japan Christy,
Yang
Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World
DC / W, E
195A Thesis Research   STAFF
196A

Global 1930s

Matera Americas and Africa, Europe DC / W
196B Social Protests in Late Medieval and Early Modern England STAFF Europe Pre-1800 DC / W
196C Modern Italian Culture Polecritti Europe DC / W
196D City of Rome Polecritti Europe DC / W
196E Modern Irish History Thompson Europe DC / W
196F European Environmental History Thompson Europe DC / W
196G Modern Germany and Europe
Enrollment restricted to junior and senior history, German studies, and Jewish studies majors.
Cioc Europe DC / W
196H Sex And The City--The History Of Sexuality In Urban Areas Around The Globe Matera

Americas & Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe 

DC / W
196I The French Revolution STAFF Europe DC / W
196J History of Drugs in the Early Modern World Breen Americas and Africa, Europe Pre-1800 DC
196K Studies in European Intellectual History STAFF Europe DC / W
196L French Intellectuals and Politics from Voltaire and Rousseau to Sartre and Foucault Beecher Europe DC / W
196M Shtetl: Eastern European Jewish Life Deutsch Europe DC / W
196N Eastern European Jewish Social History STAFF Europe DC / W, E
196O Russian Revolution, 1917-1932 STAFF Europe DC / W
196P Hitler and Stalin STAFF Europe DC / W
196Q Europe And The World During The Cold War Lasar Europe DC / W
196R Social World of Roman Palestine STAFF Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
Pre-600 DC / W
196S Special Topics in Ancient History Hedrick Europe Pre-600 DC / W
196T Paris Peace Conference Cioc Americas and Africa, Europe DC / W
196U Topics in Medieval History STAFF Europe Pre-1800 DC / W
196V

The Soviet Experience

Peterson Europe DC / W
196W Brave New World? Scientific & Technological Visions Of Utopia And Dystopia In Russia/Soviet Union Peterson Europe DC / W
196X

National Socialism and the Third Reich

Kehler Europe DC
196Y Saints and Holiness in Medieval Europe Polecritti Europe Pre-1800 DC / W
196Z

Europe From the Margins: Outside Influences on Modern European Thought and Culture

Matera Europe DC / W