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Major requirements

History

History major

History major
Courses

HIST 120 Survey of Middle Eastern History

HIST 122 Modern East Asia

One of the following courses:

HIST 210 Making History: Truth and Myth

HIST 211 Discoveries in the Archives: Archival Research Methods in History

HIST 212 Digital Humanities

Total Credits Required: 44

In addition:
  • Three advanced (200 or above) courses from one area (see below)
  • Two advanced courses from a second area
  • One advanced course from a third area
Areas of concentration and their advanced courses:

Africa
  • HIST 320 Genocide
  • HIST 335 Women and Work
  • HIST 341 Islam and Victorianism in 19th-Century Africa
  • HIST 344 Colonialism in Africa Through the Novel
  • HIST 345 Slavery in World History
  • HIST 351 Women, Gender and Imperialism
Asia
  • HIST 351 Women, Gender and Imperialism
  • HIST 361 Modern China
  • HIST 362 Modern Japan
  • HIST 363 Contemporary China
  • HIST 364 Modern Korea
  • HIST 368 The Asian-American Experience 
Europe
  • HIST 326 The History of Ancient Greece
  • HIST 328 The History of Ancient Rome
  • HIST 329 The History of Medieval Europe
  • HIST 331 History of the Byzantine Empire
  • HIST 350 The History of Modern Europe
  • HIST 351 Women, Gender and Imperialism
  • HIST 370 The End of the World 
Latin America
  • HIST 371 Revolutions in Latin America 
  • HIST 372 Borderlands in Latin America 
  • HIST 373 The U.S. in Latin America 
Middle East
  • HIST 320 Genocide
  • HIST 340 Israel/Palestine: The Roots of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • HIST 341 Islam and Victorianism in 19th-Century Africa
  • HIST 343 The Modern Middle East
  • HIST 354 Issues in the Contemporary Middle East
United States
  • HIST 322 American Immigration and Ethnic History
  • HIST 324 Poverty, Charity and Welfare in American History (Adv. Core: DD)
  • HIST 327 Women and Gender in United States History
  • HIST 335 Women and Work
  • HIST 345 Slavery in World History
  • HIST 368 The Asian American Experience
History majors, especially those planning to do graduate work, are strongly encouraged to study a foreign language. Transfer students who wish to earn a major in history must satisfy the above requirements or their equivalent and must complete, on the SNC campus, at least three advanced courses.
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