Requirements - Women's History

Bachelor of Arts, Major in History, Concentration in Women’s History—WHIS (30–34 hours)

One of the following two-course sequences:

  • HIST 101-102 The Development of Western Civilization I, II 6 hours 
  • HIST 103-104 World Civilization I, II 6 hours

Division I: United States History
All of the following:

  • HIST 201 United States History to 1865 3 hours 
  • HIST 202 United States History since 1865 3 hours 
  • HIST 324 History of Women in the U.S. 3 hours

Division II: European History
The following:

  • HIST 370 A History of Modern European Women 3 hours

One of the following:

  • HIST 342 History of Classical Greece 3 hours 
  • HIST 343 Classical Rome 3 hours 
  • HIST 344 Medieval Civilization 3 hours 
  • HIST 345 Christianity and the Making of Europe 3 hours 
  • HIST 347 Renaissance and the Reformation 3 hours 
  • HIST 365 History of England to 1066 3 hours

One of the following:

  • HIST 348 Origins of Modern Europe 3 hours 
  • HIST 349 Great Lives and Minds: From Renaissance to Enlightenment 3 hours 
  • HIST 350 Great Lives and Minds: From Enlightenment to Existentialism 3 hours 
  • HIST 359 Europe in the 19th Century: 1815–1914 3 hours 
  • HIST 360 Europe in the 20th Century: 1914–Present 3 hours 
  • HIST 366 History of England, 1600–Present 3 hours 
  • HIST 369 History of Revolutionary France 3 hours 
  • HIST 371 The City in European History 3 hours 
  • HIST 382 Modern East/Central Europe 3 hours 
  • HIST 413 Women in Revolutions 3 hours 
  • HIST 422 Living with the Enemy 3 hours

Division III: Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East
One of the following:

  • HIST 375 Women from the Global South 3 hours
  • HIST 376 Chinese Women and Society 3 hours 
  • HIST 383 Women in Africa and the Middle East 3 hours 
  • HIST 390/490 Special Topics in History (relevant topics) 1–3 hours 
  • HIST 408 Gender and Politics 3 hours 
  • HIST 410 Studies in Women’s History 3 hours 
  • HIST 415 International Women’s Movements 3 hours

Elective

One of the following:

  • HIST 341 African-American History 3 hours 
  • HIST 375 Women from the Global South 3 hours 
  • HIST 376 Chinese Women and Society 3 hours 
  • HIST 383 Women in Africa and the Middle East 3 hours 
  • HIST 390/490 Special Topics in History (relevant topics) 1–3 hours 
  • HIST 408 Gender and Politics 3 hours
  • HIST 410 Studies in Women’s History (relevant topics) 3 hours
  • HIST 413 Women in Revolutions 3 hours 
  • HIST 415 International Women’s Movements 3 hours 
  • HUST 205 History of Famous Women 3 hours

Students completing Advanced Writing Requirement and Senior Comprehensive in History must complete the following:

  • HIST 492 Research Methods 2 hours 
  • HIST 495 Senior Seminar 2 hours