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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 2016-17 academic year at a glance? See the online Course Planning Guide. Note that this information is subject to change, so consult this guide periodically for updates.

Looking for course descriptions? See the 2016-2017 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.

 

Summer 2016 
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Fall 2016
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Winter 2017
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Spring 2017
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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.

 

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History Courses Associated with Clusters

History American
Identities
HST 327U: U.S. History 1890-1932
HST 328U: U.S. History 1932-1960
HST 329U: U.S. History 1960-present
HST 330U: Native Americans of Eastern North America
HST 331U: Native Americans of Western North America
HST 332U: History of the North American Fur Trade
HST 335U: Race and Ethnicity
HST 336U: Lewis and Clark and the American West
HST 337U: History of American Cities (crosslisted as USP 385U)
HST 338U: Oregon History
HST 340U: Women and Gender in America to 1865 (crosslisted as WS 340U)
HST 341U: Women and Gender in America, 1865-1920 (crosslisted as WS 341U)
HST 342U: Women and Gender in America, 1920-present (crosslisted as WS 342U)
HST 343U: American Family History (crosslisted as WS 343U)
HST 344U: Jews and Judaism in US Post WWII
HST 345U: Colonial America
HST 346U: The American Revolution
HST 347U: Antebellum America, 1800-1850
HST 348U: Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction, 1850-1877
HST 349U: U.S. Indian Policy
History Gender
and Sexualities Studies

HST 340U: Women and Gender in America to 1865 (crosslisted as WS 340U)
HST 341U: Women and Gender in America, 1865-1920 (crosslisted as WS 341U) 
HST 342U: Women and Gender in America, 1920-present (crosslisted as WS 342U)
HST 343U: American Family History (crosslisted as WS 343U)
HST 352U: European Women's History to 1700

History Global
Perspectives
HST 312U: African History Before 1800
HST 313U: African History Since 1800
HST 318U: Jewish History from Medieval Period to Present
HST 320U: East Asian Civilization
HST 321U: Early Modern East Asia
HST 322U: Modern East Asia
HST 351U: History of England II, 1660-present
HST 357U: Europe from Reformation to Revolutions
HST 358U: Europe from National Unification to European Union
HST 360U: French Revolution and Napoleon
HST 362U: Amazon Rainforest (crosslisted as INTL 362U)
HST 365U: Latin American History I
HST 366U: Latin American History II
HST 376U: History of Imperial Russia, 1700-1917
HST 377U: History of the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia
HST 385U: Middle East in Modern Times: 19th and Early 20th Century
HST 386U: Middle East in Modern Times: 20th Century
History Interpreting
the Past

HST 312U: African History Before 1800
HST 314U: Ancient Near East & Egypt
HST 315U: Greek History
HST 316U: Roman History
HST 317U: Jewish History from Antiquity to the Medieval Period
HST 319U: Rabbinic Culture in the Roman World
HST 320U: East Asian Civilization
HST 321U: Early Modern East Asia
HST 350U: English History
HST 351U: History of England II, 1660-present
HST 352U: European Women's History to 1700
HST 354U: Early Medieval Europe, 300-1100
HST 355U: Late Medieval Europe, 1100-1450
HST 356U: Renaissance and Reformation Europe, 1400-1600
HST 357U: Europe from Reformation to Revolutions
HST 359U: Early Modern France
HST 365U: Latin American History I
HST 375U: History of Kievan and Muscovite Russia, 800-1700
HST 385U: Middle East in Modern Times, 19th and early 20th Centuries
HST 387U: History of Modern Science