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Undergraduate Classes Spring 2018

  • HIST 110: Western Civilization To 1500
  • HIST 112: Western Civilization Since 1815
  • HIST 170: World History I: Problems in the Human Past (online)
  • HIST 171: World History II: Problems in the Human Past
  • HIST 260: American History To 1865 (online section available)
  • HIST 261: American History Since 1865
  • HIST 271: African-Americans since 1865
  • Group A:
    • HIST 319: Early Islamic World (online)
    • HIST 391A: Topics in History—War and Society in Early America
    • HIST 391A: Topics in History—Archaeology of Culture, Contact and Colonialism (crosslisted with ANTH 491)
    • HIST 416: Age of Enlightenment
  • Group B:
    • HIST 346: Women in Asian History
    • HIST 349: African History since 1600
    • HIST 353: Women in African History
    • HIST 382 Modern Latin America
    • HIST 481: Indigenous Mexico
    • HIST 484: History of Brazil
  • Group C:
    • HIST 375: Civil Rights Movement 1954-1974
    • HIST 378: Asian-American History
    • HIST 379: American Military History (online, ROTC only)
    • HIST 391C: Topics in History—History of the Black Athlete
    • HIST 452: British Empire
  • No assigned group (still count in the major!)
    • HIST 390 Film and History
    • HIST 494: Oral History
  • HIST 395: Historical Methods (HIST majors only)
  • HIST 400: Student Teaching (SECONDARY) in History/Social Sciences (Educator Licensure Only)
  • HIST 401: Third Clinical Secondary School Experience in History/Social Sciences (Educator Licensure Only)
  • HIST 495: Senior Thesis (HIST majors only)
  • HIST 496: History and Social Science Instruction in Grades 6-12 (Educator Licensure Only)

 

 Graduate Classes Spring 2018

    Graduate classes require permits.  Email sfarrel1@niu.edu with your request, including the field below and your ZID

  • HIST 516: Age of Enlightenment
  • HIST 552: British Empire
  • HIST 581: Indigenous Mexico
  • HIST 584: History of Brazil
  • HIST 594: Oral History
  • HIST 600: Public History Internship

     Graduate Reading Seminars (600s): Fields are US; Latin America; Europe; Africa; Asia; and Global

  • Constitutional Rights
  • The First World War

     Graduate Research Seminars (700s):  Fields are US; Latin America; Europe; Africa; Asia; and General

  • The City in the World
  • Empire and Violence
     Independent study (HIST736) and independent research (HIST756) require contracts between professor and student.

 

Study Abroad class, May 15-25, 2018

  • Crossroads of Japan, at Japan Center for Michigan Universities, Hikone, Shiga prefecture, Japan (application deadline February 1, 2018)
    • Available to undergraduates at HIST 350 Japan to 1600 (Group A) and to graduate students as HIST 591J

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