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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Department of History

Course Distribution Requirement (2007-2009 and later catalogs)

Beginning with the 2007-2009 Catalog, History majors must complete course work at the 300- or 400-level that fills 5 of 6 regional and chronological groups designated below.

A single course may fill two groups (one regional and one chronological).  For example, "HIST 307:  American Popular Culture," counts toward both "Region I: U.S. History," and "Period III:  Modern history (post-1750)."


Regional Groups:

Region I:  U.S. History
307, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 360, 361, 365, 366, 367, 370, 380, 386, 389, 391, 396B, 450, 451, 453, 456, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 468, 469, 470, 471, 472, 473, 484, 485, 488, 489, 496B.

Region II:  European History
304, 305, 316, 318, 321, 323, 325, 383, 388, 390, 396A, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408, 414, 419, 420, 421, 422, 424, 427, 428, 429, 431, 496A

Region III:  World History
336, 337, 338, 339, 340, 341, 396C, 441, 442, 443, 474, 479, 496C


Chronological Groups:

Period I:  Ancient history (pre-500 C.E.)
304, 402, 403, 404

Period II:  Medieval and early-modern history (ca. 500-1750)
316, 318, 321, 325, 340, 405, 406, 407, 408, 421, 427, 428, 429, 450, 462, 466

Period III:  Modern history (post-1750)
305, 307, 323, 336, 337, 338, 339, 341, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 360, 361, 365, 366, 367, 370, 380, 383, 386, 388, 389, 390, 391, 414, 419, 420, 422, 424, 431, 441, 442, 443, 451, 453, 456, 461, 463, 464, 465, 468, 469, 470, 471, 472, 473, 474, 479, 483, 484, 485, 488, 489


Course Descriptions.

Back to 2007-2009 Requirements.
Back to the 2009-2011 Requirements.

Review the 2007-2009 Catalog text.
Review the 2009-2011 Catalog text.

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