History Catalog of Course Requirements

The following is a summary list of undergraduate history courses and how they may be applied to 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: 12/17/21


History Catalog of Course Requirements
Number and Title Instructor Concentration(s) Chron. Req GEs

Lower Division Courses (HIS 1 - 99)

2A The World to 1500 Breen Americas and Africa,
Asia and the Pacific,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
Pre-600 CC
2B The World Since 1500 O'Malley, Matera Americas and Africa,
Asia and the Pacific,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
Pre-1800 CC
4 History of the Present: Investigating the Historical Origins of Contemporary Problems Derr & Jones Americas and Africa,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
PR-E
9 Introduction to Native American History Lonetree Americas and Africa ER
10A United States History to 1877 Jones, Smyth, Westerkamp Americas and Africa Pre-1800 ER,
AHIR
10B United States History, 1877 to 1977 Lasar Americas and Africa ER,
AHIR
11A Latin America: Colonial Period Diaz Americas and Africa Pre-1800 ER
(Effective Spring 2018. Formerly CC)
11B Latin America: National Period O'Hara Americas and Africa ER
(Effective Spring 2018. Formerly CC)
12 Introduction to Latino American History Delgado Americas and Africa ER,
AHIR
13 Introduction to American Religious Culture Westerkamp Americas and Africa Pre-1800 TA
15 The United States of America from its Founding through Our Time Lasar Americas and Africa ER,
AHIR
20 U.S. Popular Music Movements Porter Americas and Africa IM
30 The Making of Modern Africa Anthony Americas and Africa ER
(Effective Spring 2018. Formerly CC)
40A Early Modern East Asia Hu Asia and the Pacific Pre-1800 CC
40B The Making of Modern East Asia Aso, Christy Asia and the Pacific CC
41 The Making of the Modern Middle East Derr Europe and the Mediterranean World CC
44 Modern South Asia, 1500 to Present Shaikh Asia and the Pacific ER
50 When Pharaohs Reigned: The History of Ancient Egypt Sullivan Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 CC
51 Pyramids of Earth: Religion and Symbol in the Ancient World Sullivan Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 IM
58 From Pirates to Refugees: The History of the Modern Mediterranean Davis Europe and the Mediterranean World ER
59 The History of the English Language (online course) Hedrick Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800 SR
60 Medical and Scientific Terminology (online course)
Formerly offered as Scientific Vocabulary and the Roots of the European Scientific Tradition
Hedrick Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 PR-E
(Effective Summer 2020. Formerly PE-T)
61 Classical Mythology Hedrick Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600
62A Classical World: Greece Hedrick, Pawlowski Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 CC
62B Classical World: Rome Hedrick Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 CC
65B From Crusaders to Conquistadors: Late Medieval Europe, 1000-1500 Breen Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800 TBD
70A Modern European History, 1500-1815 Breen, Silver, Thompson Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800 CC
70B Modern European History, 1815-Present Thompson Europe and the Mediterranean World CC
74 Introduction to Jewish History and Cultures Deutsch, Heckman, Thompson Europe and the Mediterranean World ER
74A Introduction to Middle Eastern and North African Jewish History: Ancient to Early Modern Heckman Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800 ER
(Effective Summer 2020. Formerly CC)
74B Introduction to Middle Eastern and North African Jewish History, 1500-2000 Heckman Europe and the Mediterranean World ER
(Effective Summer 2020. Formerly CC)
75 Film and the Holocaust Thompson Europe and the Mediterranean World IM
76 The Holocaust: A Global Perspective
Formerly offered as The Holocaust
Deutsch, Heckman Europe and the Mediterranean World PE-H
78 Modern Authoritarianism in Europe and Beyond Kehler Europe and the Mediterranean World CC
80C Global China (online course) Chan Asia and the Pacific PR-E
80X Civil Rights Movement: Grassroots Change and American Society Brundage Americas and Africa ER
80Y World War II Memories in the U.S. and Japan Christy, Yang Americas and Africa, Asia and the Pacific PR-E
81 Science in the Colonial World Gutierrez Asia and the Pacific,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
Pre-1800 SI
82 California Gold Rush in Global History
Formerly offered as Global History of the California Gold Rush
McGuinness Americas and Africa PE-E,
AHIR

Upper Division Courses (HIS 100 - 189)

100 Historical Skills and Methods STAFF Required for All Majors TA
101C Oceans in World History Matera Americas and Africa,
Asia and the Pacific,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
CC
101D World History of Science (online course) Hu Asia and the Pacific, Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800 SI
101E Global 1930s Matera Americas and Africa,
Asia and the Pacific,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
101F Global Environmental History (online course) Hu Asia and the Pacific, Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800 PE-E
104C Celluloid Natives: American Indian History on Film Lonetree, Smyth Americas and Africa IM
104D Museums and the Representation of Native American History, Memory, and Culture Lonetree, Smyth Americas and Africa ER
105 Nations and Nationalism Silver Asia and the Pacific,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
CC
106A Vietnam War Memories Yang Americas and Africa,
Asia and the Pacific
CC
106B Asian and Asian American History, 1941-Present Yang Americas and Africa,
Asia and the Pacific
ER
109A Race, Gender, and Power in the Antebellum South Jones, Smyth 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 AHIR
(Effective Winter 2022)
110E Rise of the Machines: Technology, Inequality, and the United States, 1877 to 1914 Lasar Americas and Africa PE-T
AHIR
110F World War USA: The United States from 1914 through 1945 Lasar Americas and Africa
110G Strange Days: The USA and its National Security State, 1945-1991 Lasar Americas and Africa
110H Greater Reconstruction: Race, Empire, and Citizenship in the Post-Civil War United States Jones Americas and Africa ER,
AHIR
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
116 Slavery Across the Americas O'Malley Americas and Africa Pre-1800 ER,
AHIR
116A Unchained Memory: Slavery and the Politics of the Past Jones Americas and Africa TA
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 and the Pacific,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
118A Conspiracy Planet: How Conspiracies, Conspiracy Theories, and Conspiracy Scandals Shape History Lasar Americas and Africa PE-H
120 W.E.B. Du Bois Porter Americas and Africa ER
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
124A Panama Canal and U.S. Empire McGuinness Americas and Africa PE-T
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
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
139C Queer Pasts: A Radical Telling of LGBTQ History in the United States STAFF Americas and Africa TA
140B History of Qing China, 1644-1911 Hu Asia and the Pacific Pre-1800 CC
140C Revolutionary China, 1895-1960 Chan Asia and the Pacific CC
140D Recent Chinese History Chan Asia and the Pacific CC
140E Women in China's Long 20th Century Chan Asia and the Pacific 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 and the Pacific Pre-600 CC
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 and the Pacific Pre-1800 CC
143B History of the Philippines, 1815 to the Present Gutierrez Asia and the Pacific CC
146A Colonial South Asia 1750-1947 Shaikh Asia and the Pacific
147A History of Premodern India Shaikh Asia and the Pacific Pre-1800 CC
147B Political and Social History of Modern South Asia Shaikh Asia and the Pacific CC
147C South Asia in the 20th Century Shaikh Asia and the Pacific CC
147D Intellectual History of South Asia Shaikh Asia and the Pacific TA
149 Plants, People, and the Making of Modern Southeast Asia Gutierrez Asia and the Pacific, Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800 PE-E
150A Emperors and Outcasts: Ancient Japan
Formerly offered as Ancient Japan
Aso Asia and the Pacific Pre-600 CC
150B Tokugawa Japan Christy Asia and the Pacific Pre-1800
150C Inventing Modern Japan: The State and the People
Formerly offered as Modern Japan
Aso,
Christy
Asia and the Pacific CC
150D The Japanese Empire, 1868-1945 Christy Asia and the Pacific
150E History and Memory in the Okinawan Islands (online course) Christy Asia and the Pacific IM
150F Engendering Empires: Women in Modern Japan and Korea Aso Asia and the Pacific CC
151 History of Science, Medicine & Technology from Antiquity to the Enlightenment Breen Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800 SI
151A Medicine and the Body in the Colonial World Derr Americas and Africa,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
Pre-1800 PE-T
151B Drugs in World History Breen Americas and Africa, Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800
154 Post-Colonial North Africa Davis Europe and the Mediterranean World TA
155 History of Modern Israel Thompson Europe and the Mediterranean World CC
156 Interrogating Politics in the Post-Colonial Middle East Derr Europe and the Mediterranean World CC
156A Art, Culture, and Mass Media in the Arab Middle East Derr Europe and the Mediterranean World
156B Modern Arab Thought Davis Europe and the Mediterranean World CC
157 The Ottoman Empire Derr Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800 CC
158A The Escapes of David George: Biographical Research on Slavery and Early America
Enrollment restricted to College Scholars students or by permission of the instructor.
O'Malley Americas and Africa Pre-1800 TA
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 Cleopatra to Constantine: Greek and Roman Egypt Sullivan Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 CC
159B Women and Gender in Ancient Egypt Sullivan Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 IM
159C Temple and City: The Egyptian New Kingdom and the City of Thebes Sullivan Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 IM
(Effective Winter 2019)
159D When Cities Were New: the Rise of Urbanism in the Ancient Near East & Mediterranean Sullivan Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 CC
160A Athenian Democracy Hedrick Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 CC
160C Topics in Greek History
May be repeated for credit.
Hedrick, Pawlowski Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 CC
161B Topics in Roman History
May be repeated for credit.
Hedrick, Pawlowski Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600
163B Genesis: A History Deutsch Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 CC
165A Medieval History and Architecture Pawlowski Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800 CC
166 Northern Ireland: Communities In Conflict Brundage Europe and the Mediterranean World CC
167A The First World War Thompson Europe and the Mediterranean World TA
167B The Second World War in Europe Kehler Europe and the Mediterranean World CC
169 Dutch & Belgian History, 1500 to Present Kehler Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800
170A French History: Old Regime and Revolution Silver Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800
170B French History: 19th Century Davis Europe and the Mediterranean World
170C From the Trenches to the Casbah: France and its Empire in the 20th Century Davis Europe and the Mediterranean World TA
172A German History Kehler Europe and the Mediterranean World
172B German Film, 1919 - 1945 Kehler Europe and the Mediterranean World IM
172C History of German Film, 1945 to Present Kehler Europe and the Mediterranean World IM
174 Spies: History and Culture of Espionage Thompson Europe and the Mediterranean World CC
176 Eastern Europe, 1848-2000 Kehler Europe and the Mediterranean World CC
177A Slaves, Soldiers, and Scientists: History of the Tropics Breen Americas and Africa, Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800
178A European Intellectual History: The Enlightenment STAFF Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800
178B European Intellectual History: The 19th Century Thompson Europe and the Mediterranean World
178C European Intellectual History, 1870-1970 Thompson Europe and the Mediterranean World CC
178E Modern Jewish Intellectual History Thompson Europe and the Mediterranean World ER
181 Modern Britain and the British Empire Matera Europe and the Mediterranean World CC
181A Postcolonial Britain and France
Also offered as ANTH 110O. Students cannot receive credit for both courses.
Fernando,
Matera
Europe and the Mediterranean World CC
181B Africa and Britain in an Imperial World Matera Americas and Africa, Europe and the Mediterranean World ER
184B Racism and Antiracism in Europe: From 1870 to the Present Davis Europe and the Mediterranean World TA
185C Communism, Nationalism, & Zionism: Comparative Radical Jewish Politics
Formerly HIS 194K, Jewish Radical Movements
Heckman Americas and Africa,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
ER
185I Latin American Jewish History in the Modern Period Heckman Americas and Africa ER
(Effective Summer 2020)
185J The Modern Jewish Experience Deutsch Europe and the Mediterranean World
185K Jewish Life in Eastern Mediterranean Port Cities Heckman Europe and the Mediterranean World
185L Where Civilizations Met--Jews, Judaism, and the Iberian Peninsula Heckman Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800
185M Zionism: An Intellectual History Deutsch Europe and the Mediterranean World 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.
STAFF Europe and the Mediterranean World PR-E
185O The Holocaust and the Arab World Heckman Europe and the Mediterranean World ER
(Effective Fall 2020)
189 @history: Doing History in a Digital Age Sullivan Elective Only PR-E

Comprehensive Exit Seminar Courses (HIS 190s, 194s, and 196s)

190A Slavery and Race in Latin America Diaz Americas and Africa Pre-1800 DC
190B Race and the Nation in Latin America Diaz Americas and Africa DC
190D Asian and Latino Immigration Since 1875 Delgado Americas and Africa,
Asia and the Pacific
DC
190E Topics in Chicana/o History Delgado Americas and Africa DC
190F Research Seminar in the Americas
May be repeated for credit.
Lonetree, Smyth Americas and Africa DC
190H History of Time O'Hara Americas and Africa,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
DC
190J Mexican History in the Archives O'Hara Americas and Africa DC
190K Wired Planet: Readings on the Global History of Broadcasting and Telecommunications Lasar Americas and Africa DC
190L Personal Politics in the New South Jones Americas and Africa DC
190M History of Children and Culture of Childhood in the 19th Century Jones Americas and Africa DC
190N Topics in African History Anthony Americas and Africa DC
190O African American Historiography Anthony Americas and Africa DC
190P Early American Society and Culture Westerkamp Americas and Africa Pre-1800 DC
190Q The Novel and History Westerkamp Americas and Africa DC
190R Research in the History of American Religions Westerkamp Americas and Africa DC
190T Latin America in the Cold War O'Hara Americas and Africa DC
190U Power, Culture, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Lasar Americas and Africa DC
190W U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction Jones Americas and Africa DC
190X History of the Atlantic World, 1492-1824 O'Malley Americas and Africa Pre-1800 DC
190Y The Atlantic Slave Trade O'Malley Americas and Africa Pre-1800 DC
190Z The Long Civil Rights Movement Brundage Americas and Africa DC
194B Okinawan History Christy Americas and Africa,
Asia and the Pacific
DC
194C Topics in Modern Chinese History
May be repeated for credit.
Chan Asia and the Pacific DC
194E Women in Japanese History Aso Asia and the Pacific DC
194K Topics in the History of Southeast Asia
May be repeated for credit.
Gutierrez Asia and the Pacific DC
194L Exile, Diaspora, and Displacement: Jewish Lives from North Africa to the Middle East Heckman Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-1800 DC
194M Literati, Samurai, and Yangban: Comparative History of State and Elite in East Asia, 1600-1900 Hu Asia and the Pacific Pre-1800 DC
194N Urbanites in the Global South, 18th Century to the Present Shaikh Americas and Africa,
Asia and the Pacific,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
DC
194O South Asia in the Twentieth Century Shaikh Asia and the Pacific DC
194P Urban South Asia Shaikh Asia and the Pacific DC
194Q Making Space in the Colonial and Post-Colonial World Derr Europe and the Mediterranean World DC
194R Cairo: The City Victorious, 1750-2000 Derr Europe and the Mediterranean World DC
194S Special Topics in Ancient Egyptian History
May be repeated for credit.
Sullivan Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 DC
194T Worlds of Labor in Asia Shaikh Asia and the Pacific DC
194U The Cold War and East Asia Aso Asia and the Pacific DC
194V Fascism & Anti-Fascism: The Global Spanish Civil War Heckman Americas and Africa,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
DC
194W Social Movements in the Modern Middle East Derr Europe and the Mediterranean World DC
194Y Memories of WWII in the U.S. and Japan Christy,
Yang
Americas and Africa,
Asia and the Pacific
DC
196E Modern Irish History Thompson Europe and the Mediterranean World DC
196F Topics in European Environmental History
May be repeated for credit.
Breen, Thompson Europe and the Mediterranean World DC
196G Topics in Modern Germany and Europe
May be repeated for credit.
Kehler Europe and the Mediterranean World DC
196H Sex And The City--The History Of Sexuality In Urban Areas Around The Globe Matera Americas and Africa,
Asia and the Pacific,
Europe and the Mediterranean World
DC
196I The French Revolution Silver Europe and the Mediterranean World DC
196K Studies in European Intellectual History Silver Europe and the Mediterranean World DC
196M Shtetl: Eastern European Jewish Life Deutsch Europe and the Mediterranean World DC
196N Eastern European Jewish Social History STAFF Europe and the Mediterranean World DC
196Q Europe And The World During The Cold War Lasar Europe and the Mediterranean World DC
196S Special Topics in Ancient History
May be repeated for credit.
Hedrick, Pawlowski Europe and the Mediterranean World Pre-600 DC
196X National Socialism and the Third Reich Kehler Europe and the Mediterranean World DC
196Z Europe From the Margins: Outside Influences on Modern European Thought and Culture Matera Europe and the Mediterranean World DC