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History Discipline Courses

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HIST 110 History of Western Civilization I (3) [GE]
HIST 111 History of Western Civilization II (3) [GE]
HIST 114 World History to 1500 (3) [GE]
HIST 115 World History Since 1500 (3) [GE]
HIST 120 History of the U.S. through Reconstruction (3)
HIST 121 History of the U.S. since Reconstruction (3)
HIST 130 Survey of U.S. History for Foreign Students (3)
HIST 300 GW Seminar in Historical Analysis - GWAR (3)
HIST 302 Doing Local History (3)
HIST 303 Introduction to Oral History: Disability, Memory, and Experience (3)
HIST 313 Comparative History of Love and Sexuality (3) [GE]
HIST 317 The Holocaust and Genocide (3) [GE]
HIST 320 Archaic and Classical Greece (3)
HIST 321 Hellenistic Greece (3)
HIST 322 The Roman Republic (3)
HIST 323 Imperial Rome (3)
HIST 325 Late Antiquity (3)
HIST 326 The Byzantine Empire (3)
HIST 327 The Medieval Mediterranean (3)
HIST 328 Early Christian Church to 313 (3) [GE]
HIST 329 Early Christian Church: 313-787 (3) [GE]
HIST 330 The Early Middle Ages (3) [GE]
HIST 331 The High Middle Ages (3) [GE]
HIST 334 The Renaissance (3) [GE]
HIST 336 The Reformation (3) [GE]
HIST 337 Knowing and Unknowing in Early Modern Europe (3)
HIST 338 Europe and the Wider World, 1348-1768 (3)
HIST 342 Europe and the French Revolution (3)
HIST 344 Nineteenth Century Europe (3) [GE]
HIST 346 Recent European History (3) [GE]
HIST 347 Women in Modern Europe (3)
HIST 348 Modern European Intellectual and Cultural History (3)
HIST 349 Topics in European History (3)
HIST 349 Disease in European History before 1900 (3)
HIST 349 Medieval Popular Beliefs (3)
HIST 349 Venetians and Ottomans in the Eastern Mediterranean (3)
HIST 350 Greece and the Balkans (3)
HIST 351 Venetians and Ottomans in the Eastern Mediterranean and Greece (3)
HIST 352 From Glory to Debt: Greece from the 19th to the 21st Centuries (3)
HIST 385 The Russian Revolution (3)
HIST 386 Soviet Russia, the West, and the Cold War (3) [GE]
HIST 387 The Era of Globalization, 1968-2008 (3)
HIST 389 European International History: 1848-1918 (3) [GE]
HIST 390 European International History: 1918 to 1945 (3) [GE]
HIST 400 History of Modern European Imperialism (3) [GE]
HIST 405 Atlantic World History (3)
HIST 418 Society and Politics in American History (3)
HIST 420 American Colonial History (3)
HIST 422 The Founding of the American Nation (3)
HIST 424 History of the United States: 1827-1877 (3) [GE]
HIST 426 History of the United States: 1877-1916 (3) [GE]
HIST 427 History of the United States: 1916-1945 (3)
HIST 428 History of the United States Since 1945 (3)
HIST 448 The American West (3)
HIST 449 American Jewish History (3)
HIST 450 History of California (3) [GE]
HIST 455 The Philippines and the United States (3)
HIST 460 U.S. Foreign Relations to 1913 (3)
HIST 461 U.S. Foreign Relations: 1913 - Present (3) [GE]
HIST 462 Making Whites: Race-making in America (3)
HIST 464 American Ethnic and Racial Relations I: 1740-1890 (3) [GE]
HIST 465 American Ethnic and Racial Relations II: 1890-Present (3) [GE]
HIST 466 History of People of Color in the U.S. (3)
HIST 468 Women in U.S.: 1890-Present (3)
HIST 469 American Childhoods: Past and Present (3) [GE]
HIST 470 The U.S. Constitution to 1877 (3)
HIST 471 U.S. Constitution Since 1877 (3)
HIST 473 Unfree Labor in Early America (3)
HIST 474 History of Labor in the United States (3)
HIST 476 American Environmental History (3)
HIST 480 Thought and Culture in America to 1880 (3) [GE]
HIST 481 Thought and Culture in America: 1880 to the Present (3)
HIST 482 Religion in America (3) [GE]
HIST 484 Disability and Culture in American (3)
HIST 489 Dynamics of the American City (3) [GE]
HIST 490 Topics in American History (3)
HIST 490 History of Violence in U.S. (3)
HIST 490 Religion and Politics in the United States (3)
HIST 490 The History and Literature of Baseball (3)
HIST 490 The US and the Cold War (3)
HIST 500 Colonial Latin America (3) [GE]
HIST 501 Latin America: The National Period (3) [GE]
HIST 520 Central America and the Caribbean (3) [GE]
HIST 524 History of Mexico (3) [GE]
HIST 528 History of Brazil (3) [GE]
HIST 535 History of Women in Latin America (3)
HIST 550 Social Change in Modern Latin America (3) [GE]
HIST 569 Ancient Chinese Civilization (3) [GE]
HIST 570 Imperial China (3) [GE]
HIST 571 History of Modern China (3) [GE]
HIST 575 History of Women in China and Japan (3) [GE]
HIST 578 History of Japan (3) [GE]
HIST 583 Hindus and Muslims (3)
HIST 584 India and the British Empire (3) [GE]
HIST 585 India since Gandhi (3) [GE]
HIST 588 History of Southeast Asia (3) [GE]
HIST 590 Topics in Asian History (3)
HIST 590 Asian History: Taiwan: History, Memory, and Imagination (3)
HIST 590 Civilizing Demons: Religious, Cultural, and Political Assimilations in Journey to the West (3)
HIST 600 Ancient Near East: Cities and Empires in Ancient Mesopotamia (3)
HIST 603 History of the Ancient Near East: to Muhammad (3)
HIST 604 Islamic World I: 500-1500 (3) [GE]
HIST 605 Islamic World II: 1500 - present (3) [GE]
HIST 606 History of Iran and Afghanistan 1500-Present (3)
HIST 607 Imperialism and Nationalism in the Recent Near East (3)
HIST 609 Approaches to the African Past (3)
HIST 610 History of Africa (3) [GE]
HIST 611 Modern Africa (3) [GE]
HIST 619 Topics in World History (3)
HIST 619 Constructing the World before 1500 (3)
HIST 632 Jewish History I: Beginnings to 1650 (3) [GE]
HIST 633 Jewish History II: 1650 to Present (3) [GE]
HIST 640 Proseminar: European History (3)
HIST 640 Proseminar: Crisis and Creativity: Culture and Politics in Interwar Europe (3)
HIST 640 Proseminar: Gender, Class, and Ethnic Identity in Ancient Greece and Rome (3)
HIST 640 Proseminar: Origins of World War II (3)
HIST 640 Proseminar: Second World War (3)
HIST 640 Proseminar: The Black Death (3)
HIST 640 Proseminar: The Era of Globalization (3)
HIST 640 Proseminar: The European Witch Craze, 1550-1650 (3)
HIST 640 Proseminar: The Roman Empire (3)
HIST 640 Proseminar: World War I: Social and Cultural Perspectives (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: American History (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar in American History: California in the Great Depression, 1929-1941 (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: American Conservativism (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: American Revolution (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: Americans and Nature (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: Bay Area Social Justice Movements (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: California Cities: Los Angeles/San Francisco (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: Community and Memory in 20th Century California (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: Historical Perspectives on Culture, Identity, and Food (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: Labor in the U.S. West (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: North vs. South (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: Race and Law (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: Reformers and Radicals in American Society, 1820-1865 (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: The Civil War and Reconstruction (3)
HIST 642 Proseminar: U.S., Vietnam and the War (3)
HIST 644 Proseminar in World History (3)
HIST 644 Proseminar: Confucius Says -- Or Not (3)
HIST 644 Proseminar: History, Society, and Restorative Justice (3)
HIST 644 Proseminar: Journeys to the New World: Discovery, Exploration, and Science (3)
HIST 644 Proseminar: Maritime History, 1500-2000 (3)
HIST 644 Proseminar: One Hundred Years of Latin American Writing (3)
HIST 644 Proseminar: Topics in the Middle East: 1700-Present (3)
HIST 644 Proseminar: Travelers to the Dragon Kingdom (3)
HIST 644 Proseminar: Borderlands and Contact Zones: Discovery, Exploration, and Science (3)
HIST 660 Computer Methodology for Historians (3)
HIST 680 Archives or Historical Agency Internship (3-4)
HIST 681 Community Service Learning in the Schools (3) [GE]
HIST 690 Editing and Publishing the History Journal (1-4)
HIST 697 Honors Thesis (3)
HIST 698 Directed Reading in History (3)
HIST 699 Independent Study (1-4)
HIST 700 History as a Field of Knowledge (3)
HIST 701 The Historiography of World History (3)
HIST 710 Seminar in Ancient and Medieval History (3)
HIST 710 Augustine's City of God (3)
HIST 710 Seminar in Ancient History: The Fall of the Roman Empire (3)
HIST 720 Seminar in Medieval History (3)
HIST 720 Imagining the Middle Ages (3)
HIST 720 Land of Three Religions (3)
HIST 720 Seminar in Medieval History: The Medieval Mediterranean (3)
HIST 730 Seminar in Early Modern European History (3)
HIST 730 Church and Society in Europe, 1500-1800 (3)
HIST 730 The Old Regime and the French Revolution (3)
HIST 740 Seminar in the History of Europe Since 1815 (3)
HIST 740 19th and 20th Century European Bibliography (3)
HIST 740 Crisis and Creativity: Culture and Politics in Interwar Europe (3)
HIST 740 Culture and Society in the Belle Epoque (3)
HIST 740 Gender and Class in Nineteenth-Century Europe (3)
HIST 740 The Great Divergence: The West and the World, 1250-1750 (3)
HIST 741 The Holocaust and Postwar Germany Taught in English (3)
HIST 780 Seminar in American History To 1877 (3)
HIST 780 American Religious History, 1607-1877 (3)
HIST 780 Antebellum Reform (3)
HIST 780 Culture and Society in Early America (3)
HIST 780 Early American Society (3)
HIST 780 Ideology in the American Revolutionary Era (3)
HIST 780 Regionalism and Nationalism in Early America (3)
HIST 780 Seminar in American History to 1877: Transition to Capitalism in America (3)
HIST 780 Slavery and the Constitution (3)
HIST 780 U.S. Middle Period, 1828-1877 (3)
HIST 785 College Teaching of History (1)
HIST 785 College Teaching of History (3)
HIST 790 Seminar in American History Since 1877 (3)
HIST 790 California Politics in the Early 20th Century (3)
HIST 790 Great American Trials (3)
HIST 790 History of Race and Ethnicity in the 20th Century U.S. (3)
HIST 790 Readings in History of U.S. since 1900 (3)
HIST 790 The US and the Cold War (3)
HIST 790 U.S. Environmental History (3)
HIST 790 Western Populism and Progressivism (3)
HIST 799 Directed Historiography (1)
HIST 805 Seminar in the History of Women (3)
HIST 830 Seminar in Latin American History (3)
HIST 830 Intellectual History of Latin America (3)
HIST 830 Journeys in the New World: Discovery, Exploration, and Science (3)
HIST 840 Readings in Southeast Asian History (3)
HIST 850 Topics in World History Since 1500 (3)
HIST 850 Decolonizing History (3)
HIST 850 Historical Soundscapes (3)
HIST 850 History of Bodies, Bodies of History: An Exploration of Ideas Across Times and Cultures (3)
HIST 850 Modernity and the Islamic World (3)
HIST 850 Seminar in the Social and Cultural History of Africa (3)
HIST 850 Sultan and Sufi in Precolonial India (3)
HIST 850 Toward a Global History of Love and Sexuality (3)
HIST 880 Archives or Historical Agency Internship (3-4)
HIST 890 Editing and Publishing the History Journal (1-4)
HIST 896 Directed Reading in History (3)
HIST 898 Master's Thesis (3)
HIST 899 Independent Study (1-4)
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