Catalog of Course Requirements through Spring 2018

The following is a summary list of undergraduate history courses and how they may be applied toward the history major requirements (catalog years Fall 2015 - Spring 2018). 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: 12/17/18

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 & 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
9 Introduction to Native American History 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 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
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 Christy,
Hu
Asia & the Islamic World Pre-1800 CC
40B The Making of Modern East Asia Aso,
Christy
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
50 Pyramids and Papyrus: the History of Ancient Egypt Sullivan Asia & the Islamic World, Europe Pre-600 CC
59 History of the English Language (online course) Hedrick Europe 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 Pre-600 PE-T
61 Classical Mythology Hedrick 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 STAFF Europe Pre-600 CC
65A From the Martyrs to the Vikings: Medieval Europe, 200-1000
Formerly offered as Medieval Europe: 200 - 1000
Polecritti Europe Pre-600 CC
70A Modern European History, 1500-1815 Breen, Thompson Europe Pre-1800 CC
70B Modern European History, 1815-Present Thompson Europe CC
71 The Holocaust: Destruction of European Jewry (online course) STAFF Europe ER
74 Introduction to Jewish History and Cultures Deutsch, Heckman, 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 Thompson Europe IM
76 The Holocaust
Formerly offered as Hitler and the Holocaust
Deutsch, Heckman, Thompson Europe PE-H
77 Visualizing American Jewish History
Also offered as Jewish Studies 77. Students cannot receive credit for both courses. Enrollment is restricted to first-year students, sophomores, and juniors.
Deblinger Americas and Africa ER
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 (HIS 100 - 189)

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
Renumbered to HIS 189, effective Fall 2017.
Sullivan Elective Only PR-E
101C Oceans in World History Matera Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
CC
101D Topics in the World History of Science (online course)
Offered Summer 2018
Hu Asia & the Islamic World, Europe SI
101D Topics in the World History of Science: History of Science in Japan
Offered Fall 2014
Aso Asia & the Islamic World SI
101D Topics in the World History of Science
Offered Spring 2014
Hu Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
SI
101E The Global 1930s
Formerly offered as HIS 196A, Global 1930s
Matera Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
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 STAFF 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 STAFF 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
Formerly offered as The U.S. After the Second World War
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
116A Unchained Memory: Slavery and the Politics of the Past
Enrollment restricted to College Scholars students or by permission of the instructor.
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 & 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 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
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
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
139E Santa Cruz History: 1770-Present STAFF Americas and Africa TA
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 CC
147D Intellectual History of South Asia Shaikh Asia & the Islamic World TA
150A Emperors and Outcasts: Ancient Japan
Formerly offered as Ancient Japan
Aso Asia & the Islamic World Pre-600 CC
150B Tokugawa Japan Christy Asia & the Islamic World Pre-1800
150C Inventing Modern Japan: The State and the People
Formerly offered as Modern Japan
Aso,
Christy
Asia & the Islamic World CC
150D The Japanese Empire, 1868-1945 Christy Asia & the Islamic World
150E History and Memory in the Okinawan Islands Christy Asia & the Islamic World
150F Engendering Empires: Women in Modern Japan and Korea Aso Asia & the Islamic World CC
151 History of Science, Medicine & Technology from Antiquity to the Enlightenment Breen Europe Pre-1800 SI
151A Medicine and the Body in the Colonial World Derr Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
Pre-1800 PE-T
151B Drugs in World History
Formerly HIS 196J, History of Drugs in the Early Modern World
Breen Americas and Africa, Europe Pre-1800
152 Trade and Travel on the Silk Roads Peterson Asia & the Islamic World, Europe Pre-600 CC
154 Post-Colonial North Africa Davis Asia & the Islamic World TA
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
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 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: The Egyptian New Kingdom and the City of 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
May be repeated for credit.
Hedrick Europe Pre-600 CC
161B Topics in Roman History
May be repeated for credit.
Hedrick Europe Pre-600
161C Age of Augustus STAFF Europe Pre-600
163B Genesis: A History STAFF Asia & the Islamic World, Europe Pre-600 CC
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
172A German History Kehler Europe
172B German Film, 1919 - 1945 Kehler Europe IM
172C History of German Film, 1945 to Present Kehler Europe IM
172D Hitler and the Third Reich Kehler 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
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 Slaves, Soldiers, and Scientists: History of the Tropics
Formerly offered as 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 Thompson 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
185C Communism, Nationalism, & Zionism: Comparative Radical Jewish Politics
Formerly HIS 194K, Jewish Radical Movements
Heckman Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
ER
185D Jewish Social Movements
Also offered as HISC 118. Students cannot receive credit for both courses. Enrollment restricted to juniors and seniors.
Heckman 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
189 @history: Doing History in a Digital Age
Formerly HIS 100A
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
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 Delgado Americas and Africa DC
190F Research Seminar in the America
May be repeated for credit.
Haas, Lonetree Americas and Africa DC
190G History and Theory Haas Americas and Africa,
Europe
DC
190H History of Time O'Hara Americas and Africa,
Europe
DC
190I California and the Borderlands Haas Americas and Africa DC
190J Diaspora and Migration in World History Haas 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 The History of Children and the 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 in American Religion Westerkamp Americas and Africa DC
190S Women and Social Movements in the U.S. Frank 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
Formerly offered as Topics in 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
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
194B Okinawan History Christy Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World
DC
194D Topics in Korean History Aso Asia & the Islamic World DC
194E Women in Japanese History Aso Asia & the Islamic World DC
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
194H Gender, Family & State in China, 1600-Present Hershatter Asia & the Islamic World DC
194I U.S. Bases and Social Movements in Asia STAFF Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World
DC
194J The Poor and the Everyday in Modern China Honig Asia & the Islamic World DC
194K Jewish Radical Movements
Now offered as HIS 185C, Communism, Nationalism, & Zionism: Comparative Radical Jewish Politics
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
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
194R Cairo: The City Victorious, 1750-2000 Derr Asia & the Islamic World DC
194S Special Topics in Ancient Egyptian History
May be repeated for credit.
Sullivan Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
Pre-600 DC
194T Worlds of Labor in Asia Shaikh Asia & the Islamic World DC
194U The Cold War and East Asia Aso Asia & the Islamic World DC
194V Fascism & Anti-Fascism: The Global Spanish Civil War Heckman Americas and Africa,
Europe
DC
194W Social Movements in the Middle East Derr Asia & the Islamic World DC
194Y Memories of WWII in the US and Japan Christy,
Yang
Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World
DC
194Z Historical Memory and Historical Narration in China Hershatter Asia & the Islamic World DC
196A Global 1930s
Now offered as HIS 101E, The Global 1930s
Matera Americas and Africa, Europe DC
196C Modern Italian Culture Polecritti Europe DC
196D City of Rome Polecritti Europe DC
196E Modern Irish History Thompson Europe DC
196F Topics in European Environmental History Peterson, Thompson Europe DC
196G Topics in Modern Germany and Europe
Enrollment restricted to junior and senior history, German studies, and Jewish studies majors. May be repeated for credit
Kehler Europe DC
196H Sex And The City--The History Of Sexuality In Urban Areas Around The Globe Matera Americas and Africa,
Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
DC
196I The French Revolution STAFF Europe DC
196J History of Drugs in the Early Modern World
Now offered as HIS 151B, Drugs in World History
Breen Americas and Africa, Europe Pre-1800 DC
196L French Intellectuals and Politics from Voltaire and Rousseau to Sartre and Foucault Beecher Europe DC
196M Shtetl: Eastern European Jewish Life Deutsch Europe DC
196N Eastern European Jewish Social History STAFF Europe DC
196O Russian Revolution, 1917-1932 STAFF Europe DC
196P Hitler and Stalin STAFF Europe DC
196Q Europe And The World During The Cold War Lasar Europe DC
196R Social World of Roman Palestine STAFF Asia & the Islamic World,
Europe
Pre-600 DC
196S Special Topics in Ancient History Hedrick Europe Pre-600 DC
196T Paris Peace Conference STAFF Americas and Africa, Europe DC
196V The Soviet Experience Peterson Europe DC
196W Brave New World? Scientific & Technological Visions Of Utopia And Dystopia In Russia/Soviet Union Peterson Europe DC
196X National Socialism and the Third Reich Kehler Europe DC
196Y Saints and Holiness in Medieval Europe Polecritti Europe Pre-1800 DC
196Z Europe From the Margins: Outside Influences on Modern European Thought and Culture Matera Europe DC