Course Descriptions

A complete list of history courses in the undergraduate bulletin, along with their course descriptions, can be found here.

1000-level3000-level (continued)
  • HIS 1101 - World Civilization I (3)
  • HIS 1102 - World Civilization II (3)
  • HIS 1110 - History and Culture (3)
  • HIS 1120 - Society and History (3)
  • HIS 1130 - Themes in Global History (3)
  • HIS 1200 - American History (3)
  • HIS 1400 - World Empires (3)
  • HIS 1501 - Revolution and Social Change in World History (3)
  • HIS 1510 - Freshman Honors World Civilization I (3)
  • HIS 1515 - Freshman Honors World Civilization II (3)
  • HIS 1520 - Honors: Patterns of Global History (3)
  • HIS 1525 - Honors: Problems in Global History (3)
  • HIS 1700 - The Making of Europe
  • HIS 3229 - World War II (3)
  • HIS 3230 - Recent United States History (3)
  • HIS 3232 - Contemporary U.S. Political History (3)
  • HIS 3233 - History of the American West (3)
  • HIS 3235 - Mexican American History (3)
  • HIS 3236 - Immigration and Migration in American History (3)
  • HIS 3237 - Nature, Wilderness, and American Life (3)
  • HIS 3238 - America’s National Parks (3)
  • HIS 3239 - Country Music and American Culture (3)
  • HIS 3240 - Race, Rock & Rebellion (3)
  • HIS 3242 - The American Civil Rights Movement (3)
  • HIS 3243 - History of American Popular Culture (3)
  • HIS 3301 - History of the Southern Cone (3)
  • HIS 3303 - History of Mexico (3)
  • HIS 3304 - The Mexican Revolution (3)
  • HIS 3305 - Comparative Revolutions (3)
  • HIS 3306 - Indigenous Resistance in Modern Latin America (3)
  • HIS 3308 - U.S.-Latin American Relations (3)
  • HIS 3310 - Sports & the Making of the Americas (3)
  • HIS 3322 - History of Modern China (3)
  • HIS 3324 - History of Modern Japan (3)
  • HIS 3330 - Introduction to Africana Studies (3)
  • HIS 3332 - History of Modern India (3)
  • HIS 3335 - History of the Middle East from Muhammad to the Present (3)
  • HIS 3336 - The Revolutionary Middle East (3)
  • HIS 3337 - History of Women and Gender in the Middle East (3)
  • HIS 3338 - African Environmental History from Antiquity to 1500 (3)
  • HIS 3339 - African Environmental History since 1500 (3)
  • HIS 3420 - History of Western Medicine and Public Health (3)
  • HIS 3421 - History of Modern France (3)
  • HIS 3422 - Women in European History (3)
  • HIS 3423 - Women in American History (3)
  • HIS 3424 - History of Women and the Law (3)
  • HIS 3500 - Independent Study (1-3)
  • HIS 3510 - Advanced Honors Seminar (3)
  • HIS 3520 - Instructional Assistance (1)
  • HIS 3522 - Pirates and Their Atlantic World (3)
  • HIS 3524 - World Economic History (3)
  • HIS 3526 - Business History (3)
  • HIS 3528 - Comparative Labor History (3)
  • HIS 3528 - Comparative Labor History (3)
  • HIS 3530-3549 - Selected Topics (1-4)
  • HIS 3560 - Undergraduate Research (1-3)
  • HIS 3575 - Public History: An Introduction to the Field (3)
  • HIS 3576 - Education in Museums and Public History Sites (3)
  • HIS 3600 - Selected Topics in Public History (3)
  • HIS 3626 - Introduction to Secondary History Education (3)
  • HIS 3630 - Teaching History with New Media (3)
  • HIS 3720 - History of the Old South (3)
  • HIS 3722 - Post-Civil War South (3)
  • HIS 3726 - History of the Appalachian Region (3)
  • HIS 3728 - History of North Carolina (3)
  • HIS 3820 - United States Foreign Policy (3)
  • HIS 3822 - The Vietnam War (3)
  • HIS 3823 - American Military History (3)
  • HIS 3824 - American Urban History (3)
  • HIS 3828 - American Church History (3)
  • HIS 3922 - The Western Intellectual Tradition (3)
  • HIS 3923 - The Truth in History and the Truth of History (3)
2000-level
  • HIS 2101 - The World since 1945 (3)
  • HIS 2201 - Survey of American Civilization to 1876 (3)
  • HIS 2204 - Survey of American Civilization since 1876 (3)
  • HIS 2300 - Introduction to Holocaust and Judaic Studies (3)
  • HIS 2301 - History of Colonial Latin America (3)
  • HIS 2302 - History of Modern Latin America (3)
  • HIS 2312 - Introduction to the Ancient Mediterranean World (3)
  • HIS 2313 - The Middle Ages (3)
  • HIS 2314 - European History 1348 to 1799 (3)
  • HIS 2315 - European History 1789 to present (3)
  • HIS 2320 - East Asian History: To 1600 (3)
  • HIS 2322 - History of Traditional China (3)
  • HIS 2340 - Modern East Asia (3)
  • HIS 2421 - History of Africa to 1850 (3)
  • HIS 2422 - History of Africa since 1850 (3)
  • HIS 2500 - Independent Study (1-3)
  • HIS 2510 - Sophomore Honors Topics in American Civilization to 1876 (3)
  • HIS 2515 - Sophomore Honors Topics in American Civilization Since 1876 (3)
  • HIS 2525 - The Americans: A Cultural History (3)
  • HIS 2603 - African American History to the Civil War (3)
  • HIS 2604 - African American History Since Emancipation (3)
  • HIS 2800 - Writing History (3)
3000-level
  • HIS 3122 - Classical Greece and the Hellenistic World (3)
  • HIS 3124 - Fall of the Roman Republic (3)
  • HIS 3125 - Rise of the Roman Empire (3)
  • HIS 3135 - Spain to 1492 (3)
  • HIS 3136 - Spain from 1469 to present (3)
  • HIS 3137 - Gender, Sex, and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe (3)
  • HIS 3141 - Britain to 1688 (3)
  • HIS 3142 - Britain Since 1688 (3)
  • HIS 3143 - Medieval Ireland (3)
  • HIS 3144 - The Vikings (3)
  • HIS 3146 - Medieval Warfare (3)
  • HIS 3148 - The Making of British Democracy: Party and Politics, 1865-1951 (3)
  • HIS 3149 - Britain’s “REEL” History: Monarchy and People on Film (3)
  • HIS 3151 - Comparative Genocide in the Twentieth Century (3)
  • HIS 3152 - Germany in Europe, 1918-present (3)
  • HIS 3153 - The Road to Hitler (3)
  • HIS 3154 - The Holocaust: Interpretation, Memory, and Representation (3)
  • HIS 3155 - Russia: 16th to 20th Century (3)
  • HIS 3156 - History of International Terrorism (3)
  • HIS 3158 - Ethnic Conflict: East Versus West (3)
  • HIS 3210 - Poverty: Theory and Practice (3)
  • HIS 3222 - Colonial America (3)
  • HIS 3223 - Revolutionary America (3)
  • HIS 3224 - Antebellum America (3)
  • HIS 3226 - The U.S. Civil War (3)
  • HIS 3227 - History of U.S. Reconstruction (1863-1877) (3)
  • HIS 3228 - The Gilded Age and Progressive Era (3)
4000-level
  • HIS 4100 - Senior Seminar (3)
  • HIS 4509 - Senior Honors Research (3)
  • HIS 4510 - Senior Honors Thesis (3)
  • HIS 4900 - Internship: Experiential Learning in Public and Applied History (3-12)