Courses in History are numbered as follows:

  • 100-149:   Designed to acquaint beginning students with the academic study of history.
  • 200-299*:   Concentrate on broad chronological studies of countries or regions.  Generally intended for students with one prior college-level history course.
  • 300-399*:   Examine  topics  or  themes  in  history.   Generally  designed  for students with one or more prior college-level history courses.
  • 400-449:  Reading Seminar in History and
    450-499:  Research Seminar in History are capstone experiences open only to majors and minors.

*200 and 300 level courses are not distinguished from each other by degree of difficulty or assumed background knowledge.