History And Political Science Electives Applicable To:

BA, HISTORY
BA, HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT (pending change in title to History and Political Science)
BA, HISTORY & GOVERNMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES SPECIALIZATION (pending change in title to History and Political Science, Environmental Studies specialization)
BA, ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION: SOCIAL STUDIES

NOTE:  History and Political Science department course offerings have changed course prefix/designation to the following: HP (formerly HG): History and Political Science courses; HST (formerly HIS): History courses; PSC (formerly GVT): Political Science courses. 

NOTE:  IN ADDITION TO THE COURSES LISTED BELOW, students may take other History and Political Science courses to complete the electives requirement for these programs.  Course numbers that include -47 (HST and PSC 147, 247, 347, and 447) are new courses and may fulfill the requirements of your program -- contact your faculty advisor if you are taking a HST or PSC course that is not listed below, or if you have questions.  

European Concentration

History classes -  Allowed for all majors:

  • HST206 20th Century Europe - CC
  • HST216 History of Medieval Europe: 300-1400 - CC
  • HST224 History of the Byzantine Empire - CC
  • HST229 History & Film: Democracy in the 20th Century - AA
  • HST237 History of Early Modern Europe: From Renaissance to Age of Napoleon - CC
  • HST248 Ancient Mediterranean World - CC
  • HST315 Modern Political Thought
  • HST325 Introduction to Polish Culture - CC; WI
  • HST345 Introduction to Russian Culture - CC; WI

Political Science classes - Allowed for majors in:

History & Government (pending change in title to History and Political Science);

History & Government (pending change in title to History and Political Science) - Environmental Studies specialization;

Adolescence Education: Social Studies

  • PSC315 Politics of Western Europe

 World Concentration

History classes - Allowed for all majors:

  • HST230 Problems of the Third World
  • HST304 Modern China
  • HST308 Modern Latin America - CC
  • HST312 Sub-Saharan Africa
  • HST317 The Middle East - CC
  • HST324 Global Environmental History - CR
  • NOTE: HST324 is strongly recommended for students in the Environmental Studies specialization

Political Science classes -  Allowed for majors in:

History & Government (pending change in title to History and Political Science);

History & Government (pending change in title to History and Political Science) - Environmental Studies specialization;

Adolescence Education: Social Studies

  • PSC210 Politics of Globalization - CC
  • PSC213 Sustainability and 3rd World Development  - CC
  • PSC225 Politics of China - CC
  • PSC231 Global Governance - CC
  • PSC232 International Political Economy
  • PSC242 African Politics, Culture & Society
  • PSC326 Politics of East Asia - CC
  • PSC327 Politics of South Asia - CC

U.S. Concentration

History classes - Allowed for all majors:

  • HST125 Historical Approaches to Contemporary Problems: Domestic Affairs - CC
  • HST137 African American History - CC
  • HST215 Introduction to Women's Studies - CT
  • HST219 Colonial Americas
  • HST309 Introduction to the History of American Women - CC

Political Science classes - Allowed for majors in:

History & Government (pending change in title to History and Political Science);

 History & Government (pending change in title to History and Political Science) - Environmental Studies specialization;

Adolescence Education: Social Studies

  • PSC117 Introduction to Criminal Justice - CC
  • PSC125 Introduction to Public Policy - CT
  • PSC211-212 Environmental & Energy Policies I-II
  • PSC215 Issues in Public Policy - CT
  • PSC217 American Political Parties & Pressure Groups
  • PSC223 Political & Civil Rights in US - ME
  • PSC224 American Political Campaigns & Elections
  • PSC230 US Judicial Process - CR
  • PSC233 Democracy in America - CR
  • PSC305 American Constitutional Law - CC
  • PSC311 Seminar on Legislative Politics
  • PSC320 Gender & Policy in the United States - CT
  • PSC325 Local Government Reform and Community Renewal - CR
  • PSC350 Political Argumentation & Debate - CS
  • PSC411 Environmental Law
  • PSC415 Seminar on the Presidency

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