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Undergraduate Classes Spring 2022

Classes meet in-person unless otherwise noted.

Key: *online asynchronous; #online synchronous; ^ in-person and online synchronous hybrid

Lower division:

  • HIST 110: History of the Western World I* 
  • HIST 112: History of the Western World II*
  • HIST 170: World History I
  • HIST 171: World History II
  • HIST 260: American History to 1865
  • HIST 261: American History since 1865

Group A:

  • HIST 306: Later Middle Ages
  • HIST 342: History of Southeast Asia to 1800
  • HIST 350: Japanese History to 1600
  • HIST 416: The Age of Enlightenment

Group B:

  • HIST 349: African History since 1600*
  • HIST 428: Gender and War #

Group C:

  • HIST 377: US Environmental History
  • HIST 391: Photography and History #
  • HIST 454: Victorian Britain

No assigned group (still count in the major!)

  • HIST 384: History of War since 1500*
  • HIST 399: Social Justice: Transformation, Imagination, Belonging (Honors students only)^
  • HIST 395: Historical Methods (History majors only) 
  • HIST 396: Internship in History (mode negotiable with instructor)
  • HIST 400: Student Teaching in History/Social Sciences for Secondary Educators (Educator Licensure only)
  • HIST 401: Third Clinical Secondary School Experience in History/Social Sciences (Educator Licensure only)
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  • HIST 492: Introduction to Public History*
  • HIST 494: Oral History#
  • HIST 495: Senior Thesis (History majors only)
  • HIST 496: History and Social Science Instruction for Secondary and Middle Grades Educators (Educator Licensure only)

Graduate Classes Spring 2022

Classes meet in person unless otherwise noted.

Key: *online asynchronous; #online synchronous; ^ in-person and online synchronous hybrid

Graduate classes require permits. Please email yyarmolovych@niu.edu with your request, including the field below and your Z-ID.

  • HIST 516: The Age of Enlightenment
  • HIST 528: Gender and War #
  • HIST 554: Victorian Britain
  • HIST 592: Introduction to Public History*
  • HIST 594: Oral History#

Graduate Reading Seminars (600s)

The fields are U.S., Latin America, Europe, Africa, Asia and global.

  • Atlantic World
  • Colonialism

Graduate Research Seminars (700s)

The fields are U.S., Latin America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and global.

  • Environmental History
  • Slavery and Emancipation

Independent Study (HIST 736) and Independent Research (HIST 756) 

These courses require contracts between the professor and student.

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Department of History
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815-753-0131
history@niu.edu

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