Undergraduate Programs & Information

Courses for Primary and Secondary Fields of Study For Undergraduate History Majors


Revision: 11 April 2008

The Department of History revised its undergraduate programs and courses in 2007. This page provides information for those students who matriculated no later than Spring 2007. If you have questions about your matriculation status at CCSU, please contact the Registrar's Office.

See information for students matriculating in Fall 2007 or later.

Introductory Courses

100Search in HistoryG
121World Civilization IG
122World Civilization IIG
142Western Civilization IG (no longer offered)
143Western Civilization IIG (no longer offered)
161History of American Life IG (formerly HIST 261)
162History of American Life IIG (formerly HIST 262)
261 History of American Life IG (no longer offered)
262 History of American Life IIG (no longer offered)

 

Advanced Courses & Areas of Concentration for the Major in History

Africa and the African Diaspora

100Search in HistoryG — African American History
271 Introduction to African History and Culture
369African-American History
373 African Diaspora in the Caribbean since 1500
375History of Africa to 1800*G
376History of Africa since 1800*G
395Topics in History — The African Diaspora in the Caribbean (Summer 2005)
395Topics in History — History of South Africa (Fall 2005)
395 Topics in History -- Black Women in America, 1619 to Present (Spring 2006)
431Ancient Northeast Africa*
432 History of South Africa*
460African Enslavement in the Americas*
469African Americans in the 20th Century
497 Topics in History — History of South Africa (Fall 2005)*
476African History through Film*
 

Ancient/Medieval Europe

100Search in History — Greek and Roman Drama
100Search in History — Homer & History
231Ancient Mediterranean World
232Medieval Europe
277 History of Christianity I
335Women, Marriage and Family in Early Modern Europe
377History of Christianity I (no longer offered)
395Topics in History — Early Modern History through Film (Summer 2003)
395Topics in History — Medieval History through Film (Summer 2005)
395Topics in History — The Crusades (Fall 2005)
395 Topics in History — The World of the Vikings (Spring 2006)
395 Topics in History — Women of Medieval Europe (Fall 2007)
395 Topics in History — Medieval France (Spring 2008)
433History of Ancient Greece
434History of Ancient Rome
435History of Early Medieval Europe
436History of Later Medieval Europe
497Topics in History — The Black Death (Fall 1999)
497Topics in History — Medieval England (Fall 1999)
497Topics in History — War and Society (Spring 2001)
 

East Asia and Pacific Rim

251East Asia to 1800*G
252East Asia since 1800*G
253 History of the South PacificG
351 East Asia to 1800*G (no longer offered)
352 East Asia since 1800*G (no longer offered)
353 History of Modern China
354 History of Modern Japan
395 Topics in History — Captain Cook & Exploration of the South Pacific (Spring 2007)
453History of Modern China* (no longer offered)
454History of Modern Japan* (no longer offered)
456Chinese Intellectual History*(no longer offered)
457The Family in Chinese History*(no longer offered)
497Topics in History — The History of New Zealand/Aotearoa* (Spring 2000)
 Topics in History — Frontier China* (Winter 2000/01)
498 Historical Field Studies Abroad: Japan (Summer 2008)
 

Latin America

281Latin American History to 1823*G
282Latin American History since 1823*G
381 Latin American History to 1823*G (no longer offered)
382 Latin American History since 1823*G (no longer offered)
383 History of Brazil*
383 Portugal in Brazil
395Topics in History — History of Brazil* (Spring 2004)
455 Historical Representation in Latin America
460African Enslavement in the Americas
483History of Inter-American Relations (no longer offered)
484History of Mexico
497Topics in History — Hispanic Stereotypes in Film
 

Medieval/Modern Europe

100(FYE)Search in History: Youth and Youth Cultures in 20th c. Europe
232Medieval Civilization
233 Renaissance and Enlightenment Europe
234 Modern Europe
278 History of Christianity II
335Women, Marriage and Family in Early Modern Europe
341English History to 1715
342English History since 1715
343Modern Ireland
344History of Modern Germany
347History of Russia I
348History of Russia II
350History of Poland**
356History of East Central Europe since 1919
378History of Christianity II (now HIST 278)
379 History of Poland, from the Piasts to the Partitions (formerly HIST 479)
380 Modern Poland (formerly HIST 480)
395Topics in History — European History through Film (Summer 2002)
395Topics in History — Early Modern History through Film (Summer 2003)
395Topics in History — Revolution & Fascism in Europe (Spring 2003)
395Topics in History — World War II in Europe (Fall 2003 and Fall 2004)
395Topics in History — Economic History of the Industrial Revolution (Fall 2004)
395Topics in History — Hitler and Hollywood (Winter 2005 and 2006)
395Topics in History — Medieval History through Film (Summer 2005, 2006)
395Topics in History — The Crusades (Fall 2005)
395Topics in History — The Ottoman Empire (Fall 2005)
395 Topics in History — World War I (Spring 2006)
395 Topics in History — Women of Medieval Europe (Fall 2007)
395 Topics in History — Medieval France (Spring 2008)
420 Imperialism
430Economic History of Europe†
435History of Early Medieval Europe
436History of Later Medieval Europe
441Renaissance and Reformation
442Absolutism and Enlightenment in Europe
443Revolution and Reformation in Europe
444Mass Politics and Total War in Europe
445European Intellectual History, 1750-1870
446European Intellectual History, 1870-Present
447History of the Soviet Union
448Stalin and Stalinism
479History of Poland, from the Piasts to the Partitions (no longer offered; see HIST 379)
480Modern Poland (no longer offered; see HIST 380)
481The Jews of Poland
497Topics in History — The Black Death (Fall 1999)
497Topics in History — Medieval England (Fall 1999)
497Topics in History — War and Society (Spring 2001)
497Topics in History — The Sicilian Diaspora (Spring 2001 and Spring 2003)
497 Topics in History — World War I (Fall 2007)
 Topics in History — Britain at the Turn of the 20th Century (Fall 2008)
498Historical Field Studies Abroad: Ireland & Northern Ireland OR England
 

Middle East/West Asia

291 Modern Middle East
292 History of Judaism
395Topics in History — The Ottoman Empire (Fall 2005)
470 Topics in Middle East History
472Modern Middle East*
473History of Judaism (no longer offered; see HIST 292)
474History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict*
 

United States

100(FYE)Search in History —Turning the American Centuries
100(FYE)Search in History — Amistad
100Search in History — African American HistoryG
310Communities in American History
316 History of the American West to 1890
317 History of the American West from 1890
319 Race, Ethnicity, and Migration in the US
320History and the Public (no longer offered)
321Political History of the United States, 1776-1876
322Political History of the United States, 1877 to Present
323Native Americans of the Eastern Woodlands, 1520 to Present
324Native Americans of the West, 1500 to Present
325 Anglo-American Legal and Constitutional History, 1550-1789
326 Anglo-American Legal and Constitutional History, 1789 to the Present
327 History of American Consumer Culture
328 History of American Foreign Relations
329 History of Working America
330History of Women in the U.S., 1620-1865
331History of Women in the U.S., 1865-Present
361The West in United States History (no longer offered)
369African-American History
395Topics in History — History and the Public (Fall 2001 and Spring 2002; later renumbered as HIST 320)
395Topics in History — Native Americans (Spring 2002 and Spring 2003)
395Topics in History — The Making of American Nationalism (Fall 2002)
395Topics in History — Cold War in Film (Winter 2004)
395Topics in History — American and the Vietnam War (Spring 2004)
395Topics in History — Connecticut History (Fall 2004, Fall 2005, and Fall 2006)
395Topics in History — Hitler and Hollywood (Winter 2005)
395Topics in History — The Beginning of the American Civil War (Summer 2005)
395Topics in History — Black Women in America, 1619 to Present (Spring 2006)
 Topics in History — Women and Political Action in the US (Fall 2008)
410Researching & Writing Local History (no longer offered)
411 Atlantic World, 1500-1880
412 Transformation of Crime and Punishment
413 Myth, Law, and History
414 The Progressive Watershed
415 The Cold War
416 The Vietnam Wars, Home and Abroad
423Colonial Period of American History (no longer offered)
424Establishment of a New Nation (no longer offered)
425Era of National Development (no longer offered)
426The United States, 1850-1896 (no longer offered)
427The United States, 1890-1933 (no longer offered)
428The United States since 1933 (no longer offered)
429Women and Reform in American Society, 1870 - 1900 (no longer offered)
458United States Sectionalism: The Clash of Cultures
463Constitutional History of the U.S. to 1900 (no longer offered)
464Constitutional History of the U.S.,1900 to Present (no longer offered)
465Economic History of the United States (no longer offered)
466History of American Technology
469African Americans in the Twentieth Century
482History of the Polish American Immigrant and Ethnic Community
488American Business History (no longer offered)
489American Labor History (no longer offered)
492 Public History Intern Experience
497Topics in History: Jefferson’s Travels in France (Summer 2001)
497Topics in History — The Sicilian Diaspora (Spring 2001)
497Topics in History — American Immigration History (Fall 2003)
497Topics in History — Civil Rights Movement (Spring 2004)
497Topics in History — Slavery in the United States (Fall 2004)
497Topics in History — U.S. Constitutional History, 1900 to Present (Spring 2005 and 2006)
497Topics in History — The History of American Foreign Relations, 1895 to the Present (Fall 2005 and Fall 2006)
497 Topics in History — War & Oral History (Spring 2006, 2007)
497 Topics in History — The Atlantic World (Spring 2007)
497 Topics in History — U.S. Local History and Community Development (Fall 2007)
497 Topics in History — World War I (Fall 2007)
497 Topics in History — Oral History (Summer 2007)
  Topics in History — Slavery in the U.S. (Fall 2008)
498Historical Field Studies Abroad — Sicilian Diaspora (Spring 2002)

Key

* = Counts as a non-Western course
G = Counts in General Education program as Study Area II