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Jonathan J. Den Hartog, Chair, Professor
S. Jonathan Bass, Professor
Timothy D. Hall, Professor
C. Delane Tew, Professor
W. Jason Wallace, Professor; Richard J. Stockham, Jr. Chair of Western Intellectual History
LeeAnn Reynolds, Associate Professor
Annalise DeVries, Assistant Professor
Brian J. Hamm, Assistant Professor
Anthony H. Minnema, Assistant Professor
Ginger S. Frost, Research Professor
Mark L. Reeves, Postdoctoral Instructor
Undergraduate Programs and Requirements
History Major (B.A.)
Law and History Major (B.A.)
Global and Cultural Studies Interdisciplinary Major (B.A.) with a required concentration in one of the following:
Europe , Human Geography , Latin America , Middle East
International Relations Interdisciplinary Concentration (B.A.)
Asian Studies Minor
Global and Cultural Studies Interdisciplinary Minor
Latin American Studies Interdisciplinary Minor
The Department of History offers a major in history, plus a major in law and history. The department also offers minors in Asian studies and history.
In cooperation with several academic departments across campus, the history department also offers interdisciplinary concentrations/majors in global and cultural studies, international relations*, plus interdisciplinary minors in global and cultural studies and Latin American studies*.
All majors and interdisciplinary concentrations/majors earn a bachelor of arts (B.A.) degree. The department offers several scholarships and awards to history and global and cultural studies majors. For more information, students should contact the department.
*See the Department of Political Science section for the international relations curriculum table. See the Department of World Languages and Cultures for the Latin American studies minor table.
General Education: University Core Curriculum and Distribution Requirements
See General Education Overview in the Howard College of Arts and Sciences introductory pages for a list of required and applicable courses.
History or law and history majors, and students in the global and cultural studies or international relations interdisciplinary concentrations/majors, cannot use HIST 200 (World History since 1500) or HIST 217 (Early America) to meet the general education humanities requirement.