History, Graduate Certificate

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This program is not eligible for financial aid (Title IV and/or State funds).

The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/history/programs 

PROgram Requirements (9 Credits)


Select 9 credits from one area of History (American, European, or Non-Western).

American History 
HIS 513 – The Transformation of American Society 1877-1917 – 3 credits
HIS 515 – American Overland Trail – 3 credits
HIS 518 – A Women's Place is in the Curriculum: A Multicultural Approach – 3 credits
HIS 520 – Sex, Race, and the American Law – 3 credits
HIS 530 – American Radical Tradition – 3 credits
HIS 534 – History of Women in the Profession – 3 credits
HIS 536 – Progressive and Modern Women in the U.S.A. – 3 credits
HIS 551 – The Colonial Period in U.S. History – 3 credits
HIS 555 – The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877 – 3 credits
HIS 557 – The American Revolution and the Civil War: Comparative Perspectives – 3 credits
HIS 559 – The New Deal – 3 credits
HIS 562 – Seminar in the History of American Diplomacy – 3 credits
HIS 563 – History of Urban America – 3 credits
HIS 566 – History of American Radicalism – 3 credits
HIS 567 – Gender and Ethnicity in American History – 3 credits
HIS 569 – American Indian History – 3 credits
HIS 590 – Seminar in American Intellectual History – 3 credits

European History 
HIS 506 – English Nationalism – 3 credits
HIS 516 – Stalinism –3 credits
HIS 517 – Russian Revolution – 3 credits
HIS 521 – Mediterranean City: Salonika – 3 credits
HIS 523 – Religion and Soc. Byzantine Empire – 3 credits
HIS 539 – German Foreign Policy: 1933-45 – 3 credits
HIS 541 – European Culture & Great War – 3 credits
HIS 564 – Seminar in Early Modern Europe – 3 credits
HIS 568 – Seminar in Late Modern Europe – 3 credits
HIS 570 – Seminar in Modern Europe – 3 credits
HIS 573 – History of the Medieval Europe Church – 3 credits
HIS 575 – Nazi Germany and the Holocaust – 3 credits
HIS 576 – Stalin in Power – 3 credits
HIS 581 – The World War I Era – 3 credits
HIS 586 – Seminar in the Origins of Rome to 44 BCE – 3 credits
HIS 589 – Tudor-Stuart England – 3 credits
HIS 591 – Seminar in European Intellectual History – 3 credits

Non-Western History
HIS 501 – Mainland Southeast Asia – 3 credits
HIS 505 – Chinese Environmental History – 3 credits
HIS 508 – Contemporary World History – 3 credits
HIS 509 – The Muslim World – 3 credits
HIS 526 – History: Franco-Vietminh War – 3 credits
HIS 528 – Puerto Rico and the Caribbean – 3 credits
HIS 529 – Southeast Asia to 1850 – 3 credits
HIS 533 – Hawaiian History and Culture – 3 credits
HIS 542 – Trade in Society in West Africa – 3 credits
HIS 548 – China Since Western Impact – 3 credits
HIS 549 – China Under Communism – 3 credits
HIS 571 – The Medieval Middle East – 3 credits
HIS 572 – The Modern Middle East – 3 credits
HIS 578 – Early Chinese Texts – 3 credits
HIS 580 – Teaching Middle East & Islam – 3 credits
HIS 582 – Vietnam War: New Documents – 3 credits