Current Courses

Summer Classes

Undergraduate Classes

Graduate Classes

Summer 2020 Classes (TBA)

Undergraduate Classes Spring 2020 (subject to change)

    • HIST 110: History of the Western World I: Problems in the Human Past
    • HIST 112: History of the Western World II: Problems in the Human Past (online)
    • HIST 170: World History I: Problems in the Human Past
    • 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 (online section available)
    • Group A:
      • HIST 323: History of Science to Newton 
      • HIST 360: Early Encounters in Native North America (online)
      • HIST 399: Honors Seminar - Spanish Inquisition in Iberia and America 
      • HIST 408: Medieval Everyday Life
    • Group B:
      • HIST 346: Women in Asian History (online)
      • HIST 382: Modern Latin America
      • HIST 387: History of Genocide (online)
    • Group C:
      • HIST 354: History of Black Business and Entrepreneurship
      • HIST 363: U.S. Sports History (online)
      • HIST 375: Civil Rights Movement
      • HIST 362: The Hunt for "Un-Americans"
      • HIST 376: U.S. Capitalism and Its Critics
      • HIST 377: American Environmental History
      • HIST 379: American Military History (online)
      • HIST 391: War and Society in Early America
      • HIST 452: British Empire
      • HIST 464: Civil War Era
      • HIST 471: Workers in U.S. History, 1787-Present
    • No assigned group (still count in the major!)
      • HIST 390: Film and History - Vietnam War in Film (online)
      • HIST 395: Historical Methods (HIST majors only) (online section available)
      • HIST 396: Internship in History
      • 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 2020

    Graduate classes require permits.  Email abruno2@niu.edu with your request, including the field below and your ZID

    • HIST 500: Student Teaching (SECONDARY) in History/Social Sciences (Educator Licensure Only)
    • HIST 508: Medieval Everyday Life
    • HIST 552: British Empire
    • HIST 564: Civil War Era
    • HIST 571: Workers in U.S. History, 1787-Present
    • HIST 596: History and Social Science Instruction in Grades 6-12 (Educator Licensure Only)
    • HIST 600: Public History Internship

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

    • Atlantic World 1492-1867
    • Disasters

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

    • The City in History
    • Slavery and Emancipation

     Independent Study (HIST 736) and Independent Research (HIST 756) require contracts between professor and student.

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