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Major/Minor in History of Empire and Colonialism Approved Courses

  • HSTAM 111: The Ancient World
  • HSTAM 312: The Roman Republic
  • HSTAM 313: The Roman Empire
  • HSTAM 315: The Byzantine Empire
  • HSTAM 325: Empires in Ancient Iran
  • HSTAM 365: Medieval England, 1042-1485
  • HSTAM 401: Early Greece
  • HSTAM 402: Classical Greece
  • HSTAM 403: Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age
  • HSTCMP 205/JSIS A 205: Filipino Histories
  • HSTCMP 212/AIS 212: Indigenous Leaders and Activists
  • HSTCMP 245: Exploration and Empire: Science, Art, and Power, 1300-1800
  • HSTCMP 247: Before Global Health: The Histories of Public Health and International Health in the Global South
  • HSTCMP 258: Slavery and Slave Trading in the 21st Century
  • HSTCMP 259 (formerly HSTCMP 358):  Race & Slavery across the Americas
  • HSTCMP 309: Marx and the Marxian Tradition in Western Thought: The Foundations of Modern Cultural Criticism I
  • HSTCMP 312: Science in Civilization: Science in Modern Society
  • HSTCMP 313/ASTR 313: Science in Civilization: Physics and Astrophysics Since 1850
  • HSTCMP 340/JSIS B 340: The Cold War; Realities, Myths, Legacies
  • HSTCMP 358: Slavery in the Atlantic World
  • HSTCMP 406: 406 Issues in World History to 1500
  • HSTCMP 410: Medicine, History, and Society
  • HSTCMP 440/JSIS B 440: History of Communism
  • HSTCMP 484/CHID 484: Colonial Encounters
  • HSTCMP 485: Comparative Colonialism
  • HSTAFM 151: Africa in the Era of the Atlantic Slave Trade
  • HSTAFM 152: Introduction to African History, c. 1880 - Present
  • HSTAFM 162: History of the Islamic Middle East, 600-1800
  • HSTAFM 163: The Modern Middle East
  • HSTAFM 452: Southern Africa Since 1500
  • HSTAFM 463: Modern Persian Gulf
  • HSTAS 202/JSIS A 202: Introduction to South Asian History, 1500 - present
  • HSTAS 212/JSIS A 212: History of Korean Civilization
  • HSTAS 221/JSIS A 221: History of Southeast Asia
  • HSTAS 244/JSIS A 244: Imperialism and Anti-Colonialism in Asia
  • HSTAS 254/JSIS A 254: China in the Twentieth Century
  • HSTAS 265/JSIS A 265: The Viet Nam Wars
  • HSTAS 327/JSIS A 327: China and the West
  • HSTAS 364/JSIS B 364: Violence, Myth, and Memory
  • HSTAS 403: History of Modern India to 1900
  • HSTAS 404: History of Twentieth-Century India
  • HSTAS 423/JSIS A 423: History of Modern Japan
  • HSTAS 452: Chinese History from Earliest Times to 1276
  • HSTAS 454/JSIS A 454: History of Modern China
  • HSTAS 482: History of Modern Korea: 1860 to the Present
  • HSTAS 484/JSIS A 484: Korea in the Japanese Empire
  • HSTLAC 185: Introduction to Latin American History: From Columbus to Castro
  • HSTLAC 289: Cuban Revolution
  • HSTLAC 385: Colonial Society and the Negotiation of Rule in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • HSTLAC 386: The Challenges of Post-Coloniality in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • HSTLAC 482: The History of Brazil: Colonial Period to the Present
  • HSTEU 303: Contemporary European History Since 1815
  • HSTEU 361: Spain and Its Golden Age, 1469-1700
  • HSTEU 376: Modern Irish History
  • HSTEU 422: The French Revolution and Napoleon: 1789-1815
  • HSTEU 444/JSIS A 444: Imperial Russia: 1700-1900
  • HSTEU 445/JSIS A 445: Twentieth-Century Russia
  • HSTEU 474: England in the Nineteenth Century
  • HSTEU 475: England in the Twentieth Century
  • HSTAA 205: Asian American History
  • HSTAA 209/AIS 209: American Indian History to 1815
  • HSTAA 210/AIS 210: American Indian History since 1815
  • HSTAA 221/ENVIR 221: Environmental History of the U.S.
  • HSTAA 230: Race and Power in America, 1861-1940
  • HSTAA 301: Colonial North America
  • HSTAA 302: Everyday Life in Nineteenth-Century America
  • HSTAA 331 /AIS 331: American Indian History to 1840
  • HSTAA 332/AIS 332: American Indian History II Since 1840
  • HSTAA 417AIS 425: Indians in Western Washington History
  • HSTAA 432: History of Washington and the Pacific Northwest
  • JSIS 200: States and Capitalism: The Origins of the Modern Global System

 

Major/Minor in History of Religion and Society Approved Courses

  • HSTAM 112: The Medieval World
  • HSTAM 215: Tudor England
  • HSTAM 235: Myths and Mysteries of the Middle Ages
  • HSTAM 314: The World of Late Antiquity
  • HSTAM 315: The Byzantine Empire
  • HSTAM 320: Reacting to the Past: Religion and Politics in the European Middle Ages
  • HSTAM 325: Empires in Ancient Iran
  • HSTAM 331: Early Middle Ages
  • HSTAM 332: Central Middle Ages
  • HSTAM 333: Late Middle Ages
  • HSTAM 365: Medieval England, 1042-1485
  • HSTCMP 209: History of Christianity
  • HSTCMP 217: The Space Age
  • HSTCMP 250/JSIS C 250: Introduction to Jewish Cultural History
  • HSTCMP 265: Modern Revolutions Around the World
  • HSTCMP 309: Marx and the Marxian Tradition in Western Thought: The Foundations of Modern Cultural Criticism I
  • HSTCMP 310: Science and Religion in Historical Perspective
  • HSTCMP 311: Science in Civilization: Antiquity to 1600
  • HSTCMP 319: Nietzsche and the Nietzschean Legacy in Western Thought: Foundations of Modern Cultural Critique II
  • HSTCMP 320: Greek History: 7000 BC to Present
  • HSTCMP 406: Issues in World History to 1500
  • HSTCMP 469/JSIS C 466: The Sephardic Diaspora: 1492-Present
  • HSTAFM 162: History of the Islamic Middle East, 600-1800
  • HSTAFM 453: Health and Illness in Africa
  • HSTAS 212/JSIS A 212: History of Korean Civilization
  • HSTAS 403: History of Modern India to 1900
  • HSTAS 408: Religious Reform in Colonial India
  • HSTAS 452: Chinese History from Earliest Times to 1276
  • HSTAS 466/JSIS A 466: Islam, Mysticism, Politics and Performance in Indonesian Culture
  • HSTAS 481: History of Traditional Korea: Earliest Times to the Nineteenth Century
  • HSTAA 337: The Holocaust and American Life
  • HSTAA 402: Witchcraft in Colonial New England
  • HSTLAC 282: Social History of Mexico
  • HSTLAC 385: Latin American History Through Film
  • HSTEU 210: Paris
  • HSTEU 301: Early Modern European History: 1450-1648
  • HSTEU 305: European Witch Trials
  • HSTEU 368: Modern European Jewish History
  • HSTEU 370: J.R.R. Tolkien: A Mythology for England
  • HSTEU 376: Modern Irish History
  • HSTEU 401: The Italian Renaissance:
  • HSTEU 422: The French Revolution and Napoleon: 1789-1815
  • JSIS 202: Cultural Interactions in an Interdependent World
  • JSIS C 201: Introduction to World Religions: Western Traditions
  • JSIS C 202: Introduction to World Religions: Eastern Traditions

 

Major/Minor in History of Race, Power, and Gender Approved Courses

  • HSTAM 340: Medieval Women
  • HSTCMP 212/AIS 212: Indigenous Leaders and Activists
  • HSTCMP 247: Before Global Health: The Histories of Public Health and International Health in the Global South
  • HSTCMP 250/JSIS C 250: Introduction to Jewish Cultural History
  • HSTCMP 259 (formerly HSTCMP 358):  Race & Slavery across the Americas
  • HSTCMP 265: Modern Revolutions Around the World
  • HSTCMP 269/JSIS C 269: The Holocaust: History and Memory
  • HSTCMP 314: The Psychoanalytic Revolution in Historical Perspective
  • HSTCMP 315: History of Technology to 1940
  • HSTCMP 319: Nietzsche and the Nietzschean Legacy in Western Thought: Foundations of Modern Cultural Critique II
  • HSTCMP 320: Greek History: 7000 BC to Present
  • HSTCMP 358: Slavery in the Atlantic World
  • HSTCMP 468/JSIS B 468: Theatre as a Site of History and Memory
  • HSTCMP 469/JSIS C 466: The Sephardic Diaspora: 1492-Present
  • HSTCMP 484: Colonial Encounters
  • HSTCMP 485: Comparative Colonialism
  • HSTAFM 151: Africa in the Era of the Atlantic Slave Trade
  • HSTAFM 152: Introduction to African History, c. 1880 – Present
  • HSTAFM 452: Southern Africa Since 1500
  • HSTAFM 453: Health and Illness in Africa
  • HSTAS 214/JSIS A 214: Modern Korean History through Film
  • HSTAS 221: History of Southeast Asia
  • HSTAS 303: Divided Lands/Divided Lives: An Environmental History of South Asia
  • HSTAS 404: History of Twentieth-Century India
  • HSTAS 408: Religious Reform in Colonial India
  • HSTAS 456: Topics in Chinese Social History
  • HSTAS 484/JSIS A 484: Korea in the Japanese Empire
  • HSTLAC 282: Social History of Mexico
  • HSTLAC 185: Introduction to Latin American History: From Columbus to Castro
  • HSTLAC 289: The Cuban Revolutionary Experiment
  • HSTLAC 386: The Challenges of Post-Coloniality in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • HSTLAC 481: History of Peru and the Andean Region
  • HSTLAC 482: The History of Brazil: Colonial Period to the Present
  • HSTEU 210: Paris
  • HSTEU 234: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
  • HSTEU 303: Contemporary European History Since 1815
  • HSTEU 305: European Witch Trials
  • HSTEU 368/JSIS C 368: Modern European Jewish History
  • HSTEU 422: The French Revolution and Napoleon: 1789-1815
  • HSTAA 105: The Peoples of the United States
  • HSTAA 150/AFRAM 150: Introduction to African-American History
  • HSTAA 205: Asian American History
  • HSTAA 208: The City: People, Place, and Environments
  • HSTAA 209/AIS 209: American Indian History to 1815
  • HSTAA 210/AIS 210: American Indian History since 1815
  • HSTAA 225: American Slavery
  • HSTAA 230: Race and Power in America, 1861-1940
  • HSTAA 231: Race and American History
  • HSTAA 270/AFRAM 270: The Jazz Age
  • HSTAA 302: Everyday Life in Nineteenth-Century America
  • HSTAA 303: Modern American Civilization From 1877
  • HSTAA 313: African Americans in the American West
  • HSTAA 316: History of American Science
  • HSTAA 321: Becoming Black Americans
  • HSTAA 322: African-American History, 1865 To The Present
  • HSTAA 331/AIS 331: American Indian History to 1840
  • HSTAA 332/AIS 332: American Indian History II Since 1840
  • HSTAA 334/AFRAM 334: Civil Rights and Black Power in the United States
  • HSTAA 353: Class and Labor in American History
  • HSTAA 365: Culture, Politics, and Film in Twentieth Century America
  • HSTAA 371: Consumption and Consumerism in the Modern U.S.
  • HSTAA 383/GWSS 383: Social History of American Women to 1890
  • HSTAA 374/GWSS 384: Social History of American Women in the 20th Century
  • HSTAA 402: Witchcraft in Colonial New England
  • HSTAA 406: Asian American Activism
  • HSTAA 410: American Social History: The Modern Era
  • HSTAA 417/AIS 425: Indians in Western Washington History
  • HSTAA 465: The Sixties in America
  • AFRAM 272: History of the South Since the Civil War
  • AIS 201: Introduction to American Indian Histories
  • AIS 335: American Indians and the Law
  • GWSS 323: History of Racial Formation in the United States: 1800-1990
  • JSIS 202 Cultural Interactions in an Interdependent World

 

Major/Minor in History of War and Society Approved Courses

  • HSTAM 111: The Ancient World
  • HSTAM 215: Tudor England
  • HSTAM 312: The Roman Republic
  • HSTAM 314: The World of Late Antiquity
  • HSTAM 333: Late Middle Ages
  • HSTAM401: Early Greece
  • HSTAM402: Classical Greece
  • HSTAM403: Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age
  • HSTCMP 204: Europe and America in the Era of the World Wars
  • HSTCMP 215: The History of the Atomic Bomb
  • HSTCMP 217: The Space Age
  • HSTCMP 245: Exploration and Empire: Science, Art, and Power, 1300-1800
  • HSTCMP 265: Modern Revolutions Around the World
  • HSTCMP 268: Wars in the Modern Middle East
  • HSTCMP 269/JSIS C 269: The Holocaust: History and Memory
  • HSTCMP 340/JSIS B 340: The Cold War; Realities, Myths, Legacies
  • HSTCMP 345: War and Society
  • HSTCMP 440/JSIS B 440: History of Communism
  • HSTAFM 451: Eastern and Central Africa Since 1500
  • HSTAFM 452: Southern Africa Since 1500
  • HSTAFM 463: Modern Persian Gulf
  • HSTAS 244: Imperialism and Anti-Colonialism in Asia
  • HSTAS 265: The Viet Nam Wars
  • HSTAS 364: Violence, Myth, and Memory
  • HSTAS 402: History of Medieval and Mughal India
  • HSTAS 424: The Emergence of Postwar Japan
  • HSTAS 481: History of Traditional Korea: Earliest Times to the Nineteenth Century
  • HSTLAC 481: History of Peru and the Andean Region
  • HSTEU 113: Europe and the Modern World
  • HSTEU 234: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
  • HSTEU 274: European History and Film from the 1890's to the Present
  • HSTEU 276: Postwar: European History and Film after 1945
  • HSTEU 301: Early Modern European History: 1450-1648
  • HSTEU 302: Modern European History: 1648-1815
  • HSTEU 303: Contemporary European History Since 1815
  • HSTEU 361: Spain and Its Golden Age, 1469-1700
  • HSTEU 401: The Italian Renaissance:
  • HSTEU 414: Europe Since 1945
  • HSTEU 415: Europe in the Second World War
  • HSTEU 422: The French Revolution and Napoleon: 1789-1815
  • HSTEU 432: Germany: 1914-1945
  • HSTEU 435: 435 World War I
  • HSTEU 445/JSIS A 445: Twentieth-Century Russia
  • HSTEU 475: England in the Twentieth Century
  • HSTAA 202: American Foreign Policy, 1776 -Present
  • HSTAA 212: The Military History of the United States From Colonial Times to the Present
  • HSTAA 303: Modern American Civilization From 1877
  • HSTAA 337: The Holocaust and American Life
  • HSTAA 383/GWSS 383: Social History of American Women to 1890
  • HSTAA 374/GWSS 384: Social History of American Women in the Twentieth Century
  • HSTAA 401: American Revolution and Confederation
  • HSTAA 411: The United States During the Era of Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HSTAA 465: The Sixties in America

 

Minor in History of Science Approved Courses

  • HSTCMP 311: Science in Civilization: Antiquity to 1600
  • HSTCMP 312: Science in Civilization: Science in Modern Society
  • HSTRY 390: Colloquium in History and Science
  • HSTRY 493: Senior Thesis in History of Science

The list of approved History of Science Minor electives includes HSTCMP 215, 310, 313, 315, 410, 412, 414, HSTAA 316 and B H 401.

The History and Philosophy of Science Major is administered through the Department of Philosophy. More information is available on their site.

 

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