Search Google Appliance

Course Information

The department offers lower-division surveys in Western and world civilization as well as U.S. history, while upper-division offerings include a wide range of subject areas, from the ancient Near East to American family history. Seminars and 400-level courses provide opportunities for majors to write substantial research papers and to participate in intensive reading and discussion of topics.

Looking for the 2014-15 academic year at a glance? See the online Course Planning Guide. NOTE: this information may change, so consult this guide periodically for updates.

Looking for course descriptions? See the 2014-2015 Bulletin with course descriptions for our regular catalog offerings. Course descriptions for special topics courses, seminars, and other non-regular courses can be found under the listings below, under the term when they are offered.

Spring 2014

Schedule  Special Course Descriptions  

Summer 2014

 Schedule   no special courses offered,
all courses listed in Bulletin

Fall 2014 (available May 31, 2014)

Schedule   Special Course Descriptions 


Winter 2015 (available November 15, 2014)

 Schedule forthcoming  Special Course Descriptions forthcoming 


Do you know where your classes are meeting?
Check the online version of the PSU Class Schedule for the most up-to-date information regarding where and when classes are meeting.


Taking a course with online content?
You need an ODIN account before you can log on to your course page on D2L. Go to to generate an ODIN account; then use your ODIN name and password to log on to D2L at


All History courses for Summer 2014 are offered fully online. Students registered in a HST course this Summer should check D2L before the first day of classes, or contact their instructor via email for further information.