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Courses & Requirements

Beyond the General Education, Language and Culture, Cooperative Education, and Electives requirements, history majors must complete the following:

Requirements in the Major

Core Requirements in the Major (all are required): 20 credits

LIT 210

Introduction to the Literary Tradition in English

HIST 210

African American History, from the Colonial Period to the Present

PHIL 210

Comparative Philosophy

HUM 494

Senior Seminar in the Humanities

HUM 495

Senior Project in the Humanities

Other Core Requirements

Foundation Courses (choose 1)

HIST 105

The World Beyond: Cultural Imagination, Ex- changes, and History

HIST 110

Ohio Stories

Foundation courses and are credited in general education. These courses do not count toward the number of credits required for the major.

Additional Requirements in the Major

Intermediate Courses in History A (choose 1): 4 credits

HIST 220A

U.S. History I, from the Colonial Period to 1877

HIST 221A

U.S. History II, 1877 to the Present

A May potentially be met by AP, etc. credit

Intermediate Courses in History B (choose 1): 4 credits

HIST 225A

World History I, to 1500

HIST 226A

World History II, from 1500 to the Present

HIST 231

Latin American History, from the Colonial Period to the Present

HIST 233

U.S. Women’s History


HIST 234

Native American History

HIST 235

Asian American History


HIST 240

Gender Expression and Sexual Orientation: A Global History

HIST 250

The Construction of Race and Ethnicity in North America

A May potentially be met by AP, etc. credit

Intermediate Course in History C (choose 1): 4 credits

HIST 220*

U.S. History I, from the Colonial Period to 1877

HIST 221*

U.S. History II, 1877 to the Present

HIST 225*

World History I, to 1500

HIST 226*

World History II, from 1500 to the Present

HIST 231

Latin American History, Colonial- Present

HIST 233

U.S. Women’s History

HIST 234

Native American History

HIST 235

Asian American History

HIST 240

Gender Expression and Sexual Orientation: A Global History

HIST 250

The Construction of Race and Ethnicity in North America

HIST 299

Independent Study in History (1-4 credits)

* May potentially be met by AP, etc. credit

Advanced Courses in History: Choose 3: 12 credits

HIST 330

The History of a City

HIST 331

The History of the American City

HIST 334

The History of a Person

HIST 335

The History of an Institution

HIST 370

Special Topics in U.S. History

HIST 399

Independent Study in History (1-4 credits)

HIST 470

Special Topics in the Practice of History

Advanced Courses in HIST, LIT, or PHIL (choose 2): 8 credits

HIST 330

The History of a City

HIST 331

The History of the American City

HIST 334

The History of a Person

HIST 335

The History of an Institution

HIST 370

Special Topics in U.S. History

HIST 470

Special Topics in the Practice of History

LIT 310

Studies in Major Authors

LIT 320

Gender in Literature

LIT 321

Ethnicity in Literature

LIT 330

Literary Movements & Moments I (before 1850)

LIT 331

Literary Movements & Moments II (after 1850)

LIT 350

Advanced Creative Writing

LIT 351

Advanced Expository Writing

LIT 370

Special Topics: in Literature: (subtitle)

LIT 399

Advanced Independent Study in Literature

PHIL 310

Special Topics in Philosophy: (subtitle)

PHIL 330

Ancient Philosophy

PHIL 331

Medieval Philosophy

PHIL 332

Modern Philosophy

PHIL 335

Feminist Philosophy & Political Theory

PHIL 410

Special Topics in Philosophy: (subtitle)

PHIL 440

Selected Topics in Contemporary Philosophy: (subtitle)

Requirements in the Major

Core Requirements in the Major (all are required): 20 credits

LIT 210

Introduction to the Literary Tradition in English

HIST 210

African American History, from the Colonial Period to the Present

PHIL 210

Comparative Philosophy

HUM 494

Senior Seminar in the Humanities

HUM 495

Senior Project in the Humanities

Other Core Requirements

Foundation Courses (choose 1)

HIST 105

The World Beyond: Cultural Imagination, Ex- changes, and History

HIST 110

Ohio Stories

Foundation courses and are credited in general education. These courses do not count toward the number of credits required for the major.

Additional Requirements in the Major

Intermediate Courses in History A (choose 1): 4 credits

HIST 220A

U.S. History I, from the Colonial Period to 1877

HIST 221A

U.S. History II, 1877 to the Present

A May potentially be met by AP, etc. credit

Intermediate Courses in History B (choose 1): 4 credits

HIST 225A

World History I, to 1500

HIST 226A

World History II, from 1500 to the Present

HIST 231

Latin American History, from the Colonial Period to the Present

HIST 233

U.S. Women’s History


HIST 234

Native American History

HIST 235

Asian American History


HIST 240

Gender Expression and Sexual Orientation: A Global History

HIST 250

The Construction of Race and Ethnicity in North America

A May potentially be met by AP, etc. credit

Intermediate Course in History C (choose 1): 4 credits

HIST 220*

U.S. History I, from the Colonial Period to 1877

HIST 221*

U.S. History II, 1877 to the Present

HIST 225*

World History I, to 1500

HIST 226*

World History II, from 1500 to the Present

HIST 231

Latin American History, Colonial- Present

HIST 233

U.S. Women’s History

HIST 234

Native American History

HIST 235

Asian American History

HIST 240

Gender Expression and Sexual Orientation: A Global History

HIST 250

The Construction of Race and Ethnicity in North America

HIST 299

Independent Study in History (1-4 credits)

* May potentially be met by AP, etc. credit

Advanced Courses in History: Choose 3: 12 credits

HIST 330

The History of a City

HIST 331

The History of the American City

HIST 334

The History of a Person

HIST 335

The History of an Institution

HIST 370

Special Topics in U.S. History

HIST 399

Independent Study in History (1-4 credits)

HIST 470

Special Topics in the Practice of History

Advanced Courses in HIST, LIT, or PHIL (choose 2): 8 credits

HIST 330

The History of a City

HIST 331

The History of the American City

HIST 334

The History of a Person

HIST 335

The History of an Institution

HIST 370

Special Topics in U.S. History

HIST 470

Special Topics in the Practice of History

LIT 310

Studies in Major Authors

LIT 320

Gender in Literature

LIT 321

Ethnicity in Literature

LIT 330

Literary Movements & Moments I (before 1850)

LIT 331

Literary Movements & Moments II (after 1850)

LIT 350

Advanced Creative Writing

LIT 351

Advanced Expository Writing

LIT 370

Special Topics: in Literature: (subtitle)

LIT 399

Advanced Independent Study in Literature

PHIL 310

Special Topics in Philosophy: (subtitle)

PHIL 330

Ancient Philosophy

PHIL 331

Medieval Philosophy

PHIL 332

Modern Philosophy

PHIL 335

Feminist Philosophy & Political Theory

PHIL 410

Special Topics in Philosophy: (subtitle)

PHIL 440

Selected Topics in Contemporary Philosophy: (subtitle)