Courses

Courses

100-level History courses fulfill the Historical Perspectives General Education requirement. If you are thinking about a history major or minor, they are a great way to get your "feet wet" in the study of History.   

  • HST 101 - Introduction to World Civilizations
  • HST 102 - Introduction to European Civilizations
  • HST 103 - Introduction to American Civilizations

200-level History courses are the foundational surveys in US, regional, and global History. They also include the introductory surveys for methodological approaches in the discipline. In these courses, History majors, minors, and other interested students take a general tour of the content and ways of doing history...       

  • HST 200 - Writing History
  • HST 202 - History of Global Change and Social Transformation
  • HST 203 - World History to 1500 A.D.
  • HST 204 - World History since 1500
  • HST 205 - American History to 1877
  • HST 206 - American History since 1877
  • HST 207 - European Civilization to the Later Middle Ages
  • HST 208 - European Civilization since the Later Middle Ages
  • HST 211 - History of Islamic Civilization
  • HST 212 - India: History and Civilization
  • HST 230 - Latin America in World History
  • HST 240 - A History of East Asia to 1800
  • HST 241 - A History of East Asia since 1800
  • HST 290 - Research Methods in History

300-level courses engage History majors and minors as well as other interested students in a more sustained and sophisticated exploration of specific time periods, regions, and themes. These courses are generally classified into three main areas: US History, European History, and Non-Western History. These courses are a great way to explore a particular region or topic in greater depth. They invite students to dive in and get "neck deep" in the questions, debates, and interpretations of specific fields....

US HISTORY

  • HST 301 - Colonial America
  • HST 302 - Revolutionary America
  • HST 303 - Era of Sectional Conflict, Civil War, and Reconstruction
  • HST 305 - America Confronts Modernity
  • HST 306 - The 'American Century': From the Great Depression to Vietnam
  • HST 307 - United States since 1970
  • HST 308 - Cultural and Social Topics in U.S. History
  • HST 311 - History of Religion in the United States
  • HST 312 - History of American Women
  • HST 314 - African American History
  • HST 315 - Latinos: The Forging of Ethnic Identities
  • HST 316 - U.S. Civil Rights Movement History
  • HST 317 - History of American Foreign Relations
  • HST 318 - History of Democracy in America
  • HST 319 - Human Traffic and Trafficking
  • HST 320 - American Indians
  • HST 322 - American Identity and Sports
  • HST 323 - Michigan History
  • HST 327 - History of United States Urban Society
  • HST 328 - U.S. Constitutional and Legal History
  • HST 329 - U.S. Intellectual History 
  • HST 370 - History of Medicine and Health

 

EUROPEAN HISTORY

  • HST 309 - Cultural and Social Topics in European History
  • HST 350 - Ancient Greece
  • HST 351 - Ancient Rome
  • HST 355 - Medieval Europe
  • HST 360 - Tudor and Stuart England
  • HST 361 - Modern Britain
  • HST 364 - Renaissance and Reformation Europe
  • HST 377 - History of Warfare
  • HST 386 - 20th Century Europe
  • HST 387 - Modern Germany
  • HST 390 - Soviet History

 

NONWESTERN HISTORY

  • HST 310 - Cultural and Social Topics in Nonwestern History
  • HST 330 - Colonial Latin America
  • HST 331 - Modern Latin America
  • HST 332 - Emergence of Modern India and South Asia
  • HST 333 - Modern China
  • HST 334 - The Making of the Caribbean
  • HST 335 - Africa Before 1870
  • HST 336 - Africa After 1870
  • HST 337 - The Age of Islamic Empire
  • HST 338 - Modern Middle East
  • HST 339 - Modern Iran
  • HST 342 - History of Buddhism and East Asian Religions
  • HST 343 - History of South Africa
  • HST 372 - From Slavery to Freedom
  • HST 374 - Revolution in the Americas
  • HST 375 - History of Mexico
  • HST 389 - Russian History

 

IT DEPENDS...... Depending on the area focused upon in the course, these courses will apply to one of the three above categories

  • HST 325 - Topics in the History of Sport
  • HST 371 - Historical Perspectives on Gender and Sexualities
  • HST 376 - History of Witch Hunts
  • HST 378 - Contesting Human Rights
  • HST 380 - Special Topics in History
  • HST 399 - Independent Study
  • HST 410 - History Journal
  • HST 415 - Museum Studies
  • HST 420 - Public History
  • HST 490 - History Internship

400-level courses mark the culminations of an undergraduate career as a History major. They are focused on specific topics, regions, and time periods and involve a major research paper as the final product of a semester's effort.

  • HST 400 - Junior Seminar in History
  • HST 498 - Senior Thesis
  • HST 495 - Varieties of History (Capstone)

These courses acquaint aspiring Social Studies teachers in the best methods of Social Studies education….  

  • SST 309 - Teaching Social Studies: Elementary
  • SST 310 - Teaching Social Studies: Secondary
  • SST 311 - Data Literacy for Social Studies Teachers
  • SST 495 - Education in Plural Societies (Capstone)
  • HSC 201: The Scientific Revolution
  • HSC 202: The Technological Revolution
  • HSC 399: Readings in the History of Science