Electives

History And Political Science Electives Applicable To:

  • BA, History
  • BA, History & Political Science
  • BA, History & Political Science, Environmental Studies Specialization
  • BA, Adolescence Education: Social Studies

NOTE:

In addition to the courses listed below, STUDENTS MAY TAKE MANY 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 Communism, Fascism, and Democracy in 20th Century Europe – CC
  • HST216 History of Medieval Europe: 300-1400 – CC
  • HST224 History of the Byzantine World – CC
  • HST229 History and Film- AA
  • HST237 European Intellectual History from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment – CC
  • HST248 Ancient Mediterranean World – CC
  • HST315 History of Political and Social Theory
  • HST319 20th Century Russia & Eastern Europe – CI
  • HST325 Cultural History of Poland- CC; WI
  • HST328 Multicultural Poland: History & Public Memory – AA; CI; ME; WI
  • HST345 Cultural History of Russia- CC; WI

POLITICAL SCIENCE CLASS – ALLOWED FOR MAJORS IN:HISTORY & POLITICAL SCIENCE;HISTORY & POLITICAL SCIENCE – ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES SPECIALIZATION; ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION: SOCIAL STUDIES

  • PSC315 Politics of Western Europe

 World Concentration

HISTORY CLASSES – ALLOWED FOR ALL MAJORS:

  • HST104 The Human Place in Nature — Introduction to Global Environmental History – CI; CR; ME
  • HST108 Ancient Aliens: History, Archaeology and Pseudo-Science – CI; IL
  • HST225 The Indian Ocean in World History – CI; CT
  • HST-233 Nomads, Mystics, Conquerors –
  • 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 & POLITICAL SCIENCE;HISTORY & POLITICAL SCIENCE – ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES SPECIALIZATION; ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION: SOCIAL STUDIES

  • PSC210 Politics of Globalization – CC
  • PSC213 Sustainability and 3rd World Development  – CC
  • PSC220 Contemporary International Issues
  • PSC225 Politics of China – CC
  • PSC231 International Organizations and 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:

  • HST107 Revolutionary Principles: The History of the Declaration of Independence -CI;CT
  • HST125 Historical Approaches to Contemporary Problems: Domestic Affairs – CC
  • HST137 African American History – CC
  • HST215 Introduction to Women’s Studies – CT
  • HST219 Colonial Americas
  • HST232 Migration & Diaspora in the US – CI
  • HST309 Introduction to the History of American Women – CC
  • HST326 Culture Wars: Social & Political Conflict in Recent US History – CC; CI; ME
POLITICAL SCIENCE CLASSES – ALLOWED FOR MAJORS IN: HISTORY & POLITICAL SCIENCE; HISTORY & POLITICAL SCIENCE – ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES SPECIALIZATION; ADOLESCENCE EDUCATION: SOCIAL STUDIES
  • PSC115 Hollywood & Politics: Introducing Political Science through Pop Culture – CI;CR;CS
  • PSC117 Criminal Justice: Law and Procedures – CC
  • PSC125 Public Policy Making – CT
  • PSC215 Issues in Public Policy – CT
  • PSC216 The Politics of (Mis)Representation: The Importance of Political Geography – CR
  • PSC217 The American Political Party System
  • PSC223 Political & Civil Rights in US – ME
  • PSC224 American Political Campaigns & Elections – CI; CR
  • PSC230 US Judicial Process – CR
  • PSC233 Democracy in America – CR
  • PSC305 American Constitutional Law – CC
  • PSC311 Congress & the Chaos of Democracy – CI, CR
  • PSC312 Judicial Politics & Behavior
  • PSC313 Media & Politics: Watchdogs or Lapdogs – CR, CS, IL
  • PSC320 Gender & Policy in the United States – CT
  • PSC321 Politics & Popular Culture in America – CI; CR
  • PSC325 Local Government Reform and Community Renewal – CR
  • PSC401 American Foreign Policy – CI; CR; CT
  • PSC411 Environmental Law
  • PSC415 Seminar on the Presidency – CR, CT