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The Numbering System

500-599 = lecture/discussion courses or seminars open to undergraduate and graduate students.

600-699 = graduate reading seminars.

700-799 = graduate reading and research seminars.

Required Courses:

History 701 or History 705 - These Courses satisfy the research seminar requirement for all MA and PhD students.

History 606 – Historical Criticism - This is an introduction to the professional study of History and is required of all graduate students.

History 750 - Professional Development Seminar.  This is a one-credit professional development seminar required of all first-year doctoral students.

Courses required for specific fields:

History 705 – Colloquium in Pre-Modern European History.  This is required for students in pre-modern European history. 

History 640 and 641 – Readings in American History.  This is a two-semester reading seminar that is required of all doctoral students concentrating in U.S. history.