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History

Admits Fall term; deadline for applications and all suporting documents is December 1.

The following supporting documents are necessary for a complete application (unless noted otherwise, all are uploaded to the online application):

  • Academic statement of purpose (uploaded to application)
  • Writing sample (35 pages max.) (uploaded to application)
  • Three letters of recommendation (recommenders are registered on online application and their letters uploaded to online letter system)
  • One copy of the degree transcript (uploaded to online application and mailed to Rackham)
  • CV or resume (uploaded)

All U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, and international students who have received a degree from a U.S. institution are required to take the GRE. International students, who did not receive a degree from a US institution, are required to submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The Test of Spoken English (TSE) is also strongly encouraged for non-native English speakers.

Please use the following information when completing the application.
Code: 00224. Academic Program: History; Ph.D.

Faculty

Chair: Professor Kathleen Canning

Associate Chair: Douglas Northrop

Professors: Frances X. Blouin, Howard Brick, Charles Bright, Kathleen Canning, Chun-shu Chang, Joshua Cole, Juan R. Cole, James Cook, Phil Deloria, Gregory Dowd, Geoff Eley, John Fine, Katherine French, Kevin Gaines, Dena Goodman, Clement Hawes, David J. Hancock, Gabrielle Hecht, Joel Howell, Nancy Hunt, Paul Johnson, Martha S. Jones, Susan Juster, Mary Kelley, Valerie A. Kivelson, Victor B. Lieberman, Rudi Paul Lindner, Tomoko Masuzawa, Terrence J. McDonald, Tiya Miles, Deborah Dash Moore, Regina Morantz-Sanchez, Rudolf Mrazek, Douglas Northrop, Martin S. Pernick, Derek Peterson, Brian Porter-Szücs, Helmut Puff, Rebecca J. Scott, Mrinalini Sinha, Scott Spector, Paulo Squatriti, Ronald Suny, Hitomi Tonomura, Raymond Van Dam, Jeffrey Veidlinger, Maris A. Vinovskis and Penny Von Eschen

Associate Professors: Paulina Alberto, Kathryn Babayan, Pamela Ballinger, Stephen Berrey, John Carson, Pär Cassel, Sueann Caulfield, Rita Chin, Matthew Countryman, Christian de Pee, Paul Edwards, Dario Gaggio, William Glover, Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof, Diane O. Hughes, Kali Israel, Victoria Langland, Matthew Lassiter, Farina Mir, Anthony Mora, Ian Moyer, Ellen Muehlberger, Rachel Neis, Leslie Pincus, Sherie Randolph, Richard Turits, Rudolph (Butch) Ware, and Michael Witgen

Assistant Professors: Erdem Cipa, Deirdre de la Cruz, Hussein Fancy, Brandi Hughes, Michelle McClellan, Dan Ramirez, Perrin Selcer, and Melanie Tanielian

Lecturers: Jonathan Marwil, Ellen Poteet and Julius Scott

Adjunct Professors and Courtesy Appointments: George Alter, Professor; Bob Bain, Associate Professor; Michael Bonner, Professor; Sara Forsdyke, Professor; Kevin Graffagnino, Professor; Myron Gutmann, Professor; Powel Kazanjian, Assistant Professor; Scott Kurashige, Associate Professor; Erik Linstrom, Assistant Professor; Olga Mairova; Howard Markel, Professor; Jeffrey Mirel, William Novak, Professor; Professor; Margaret Somers, Professor; Alexandra Stern, Professor; Zheng Wang, Associate Professor;

Degree Programs

Interdepartmental Degree Programs

Various faculty of the department participate in the following interdepartmental degree programs:

Degree Programs of the Department

Please visit the History Department’s webpage for specific Ph.D. requirements and application procedures. Advanced Rackham Graduate School requirements can be viewed on the Doctoral Degrees section of the Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies.

Contact

Department of History Graduate Program
University of Michigan
1029 Tisch Hall
435 S State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003
Phone: (734) 764-6358
Fax: (734) 647-4881
E-mail: history-admissions@umich.edu
Website: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/history/graduate

Courses

The following courses constitute the range of approved offerings at the time of the assembly of the publication. Not all of the courses listed below are available for registration. Please see the Schedule of Classes on the Office of the Registrar's website for course offerings by term. The final authority for changes in course offerings rests with the academic departments.

History (Subject Code: HISTORY)
400.  Prob Greek Hist I.  (2 to 3 credits)

401.  Prob Greek Hist II.  (2 to 3 credits)

402.  Prob Roman Hist I.  (2 to 3 credits)

403.  Prob Roman Hist II.  (2 to 3 credits)

404.  Later Roman Empire.  (2 to 3 credits)

405/RELIGION 476/CLCIV 476.  Pagans&Christn.  (3 to 4 credits)

406/JUDAIC 406.  Church & the Jews.  (3 credits)

408.  Byzantine Empire.  (2 to 3 credits)

409.  Byzantine 867-1453.  (2 to 3 credits)

410/MEMS 410.  Medieval Classics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Sophomore or above and one course in HISTORY or HISTART  (3 credits)

412/MEMS 414.  Florentine Ren.  (2 to 3 credits)

413/MEMS 413.  Ital Ren.  (2 to 3 credits)

414/MEMS 428.  N Renaiss&Reform.  (2 to 3 credits)

415/ASIAN 415.  Law & Soc in China.  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior or senior standing. No prior knowledge of China or Chinese required  (3 credits)

416/GERMAN 401.  19C Intell Hist.  (3 credits)

417/GERMAN 402.  20C Ger Thought.  (3 credits)

418.  19th C Germany.  (3 credits)

419.  20th C Germany.  (3 credits)

420.  Modern Germany.  (3 credits)

421/LACS 421/RELIGION 421/AAS 421.  Afdiaspora Religions.  (3 credits)

422/RELIGION 400/ASIAN 400.  Indian Rel/West Thot.  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior and above.  (3 credits)

423/ASIAN 423.  Premod S Asia Topics.  (3 to 4 credits)

424/ASIAN 424.  Modern S Asia Topics.  (3 to 4 credits)

425.  French Revolution.  (2 to 3 credits)

427.  Mag,Rel&Sci E M Eng.  (3 credits)

428/NEAREAST 413/AAPTIS 462.  Rise Islam.  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. Taught in English.  (3 credits)

428/NEAREAST 413/AAPTIS 462.  Rise Islam.  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. Taught in English.  (3 credits)

429/RELIGION 496/RELIGION 496/WOMENSTD 471/NEAREAST 432/WOMENSTD 471/AAPTIS 495.  Gender Islam.  Advisory pre-requisite: Students should preferably have had one course in Islamic Studies.  (3 credits)

429/RELIGION 496/RELIGION 496/WOMENSTD 471/NEAREAST 432/WOMENSTD 471/AAPTIS 495.  Gender Islam.  Advisory pre-requisite: Students should preferably have had one course in Islamic Studies.  (3 credits)

430.  Balkans 6c to 1878.  (2 to 3 credits)

431.  Balkans Since 1878.  (2 to 3 credits)

432.  Med&Erly Mod Russia.  (2 to 3 credits)

433.  Russia Under Tsars.  (3 credits)

434.  20th Century Russia.  (3 to 4 credits)

435/JUDAIC 435/RUSSIAN 435.  Cult Hist Russ Jews.  (3 credits)

438.  Ante Bellum South.  (2 to 3 credits)

439.  Post Bellum South.  (3 credits)

440/AMCULT 440.  US Thought from 1940.  (3 credits)

442/NEAREAST 417.  Mdvl Near East.  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing.  (3 credits)

443/NEAREAST 487.  Mod Mid East History.  (4 credits)

444.  African Hist Topics.  (3 credits)

445.  Topics In History.  (3 credits)

446.  Soc Intel-Mod China.  (3 credits)

447.  Early Modern Eurasia.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate Standing.  (3 credits)

448/WOMENSTD 448.  Gend & Family: China.  (3 credits)

450/ASIAN 450.  Japan to 1700.  (3 credits)

451/ASIAN 451.  Japans Mod Transform.  (3 credits)

452/SEAS 452.  Late Colonial SEAsia.  (2 to 3 credits)

453/SEAS 453.  Post Colonial SEAsia.  (2 to 3 credits)

455.  India to 1526.  (3 credits)

456.  Mughal India.  (2 to 3 credits)

457.  Colonial India.  (2 to 3 credits)

458.  20th C South Asia.  (2 to 3 credits)

459.  Gend Med Cult U.S..  (2 to 3 credits)

460.  Colonial America.  (2 to 3 credits)

461/AMCULT 462.  American Revolution.  (2 to 4 credits)

462.  U S 1789 to 1830.  (2 to 3 credits)

463.  Anteb Soc & Cvl War.  (2 to 3 credits)

464/AMCULT 464.  Civ War&Reconstr Era.  (3 credits)

466.  War and Reform, U.S..  (3 to 4 credits)

468.  US History Topics.  (3 credits)

469.  Precolonial SE Asia.  (3 credits)

470/RELIGION 464/ASIAN 464.  Islam in SE Asia.  (3 credits)

471/WOMENSTD 470.  Gender in India.  (3 credits)

472.  Asian Hist Topics.  (3 credits)

473/LACS 483/AAS 473.  Brazil: Hist & Cult.  (3 credits)

475.  Amer Constitnl Law.  (3 to 4 credits)

476/BA 476.  Amer Bus History.  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior, senior, or graduate standing  (3 credits)

477.  Law, Hist&Social Chg.  (2 to 3 credits)

478.  Top Lat Amer Hist.  (2 to 3 credits)

479.  Russian Orth Church.  (3 to 4 credits)

480.  Caucasus Conf&Diplom.  (3 credits)

481.  Europe Hist Topics.  (3 credits)

482.  Diversity of Poland.  (3 credits)

483.  18th Century Russia.  Advisory pre-requisite: Some background in history or Russian studies.  (3 credits)

484/NEAREAST 420.  Persian Cult & Lit.  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor  (3 credits)

485/GERMAN 465/MEMS 475.  Marriage:Med Ger.  (2 to 3 credits)

486.  Soc Erl Mod England.  Advisory pre-requisite: Upperclass standing  (3 credits)

489.  Modern Catholicism.  (2 to 4 credits)

490.  Euro Left: 1789-2014.  (3 credits)

492/NEAREAST 431/GEOG 492/AAPTIS 492/GEOG 492.  PreMod Geog Cartogr.  (3 credits)

492/NEAREAST 431/GEOG 492/AAPTIS 492/GEOG 492.  PreMod Geog Cartogr.  (3 credits)

493/ECON 493.  Euro Econ Hist.  Required pre-requisite: ECON 401 (C- or better) or Graduate  (3 credits)

494/ECON 494.  Ec Hist Topic.  Required pre-requisite: ECON 401 (C- or better) or Graduate  (3 credits)

495.  World Mongols Made.  (3 credits)

508.  Tec,Colonialism&Dev.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

509/ANTHRCUL 508.  Emp&Cult Brit India.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

512.  Britain 1714-1832.  Advisory pre-requisite: HISTORY 111 or 221.  (2 to 3 credits)

514.  Brit Emp 1783-1901.  (2 to 3 credits)

518/MEMS 425.  Jews&Christians.  Advisory pre-requisite: MEMS,Upperclass standing.  (3 credits)

526.  France Since 1870.  (2 to 3 credits)

533.  Revol Russia.  (3 credits)

534.  Sov U Since 1945.  Advisory pre-requisite: HISTORY 434 or permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

535/ARMENIAN 535.  Armenia 20th C.  Advisory pre-requisite: HISTORY 287/ARMENIAN 287  (2 to 3 credits)

537/NEAREAST 419/AAPTIS 463.  Crusades.  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing.  (3 credits)

537/NEAREAST 419/AAPTIS 463.  Crusades.  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing.  (3 credits)

539/ASIAN 539/CCS 539.  Documentary Chinese.  Advisory pre-requisite: Reading knowledge of Chinese  (3 credits)

547/EDUC 647.  Hist of Mex Amer Ed.  (3 credits)

548/POLSCI 502/ASIAN 502/ANTHRCUL 502/CCS 502/HISTART 504.  China Humanistic St.  Advisory pre-requisite: Permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

549/POLSCI 501/SOC 527/CCS 501/ANTHRCUL 501/ASIAN 501.  China Social Science.  Advisory pre-requisite: Permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

552.  Early Mod S E Asia.  (2 to 3 credits)

557.  Colonial Latin Amer.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

558.  National Latin Amer.  (3 credits)

560.  U S Social to 1865.  (2 to 4 credits)

562.  Am Intell to 1870.  (2 to 3 credits)

570.  Hist of Amer Educ.  (2 to 3 credits)

572/AMCULT 533/AAS 533.  Blk Civ Rights.  (2 to 3 credits)

573/AAS 532.  Race Rel Civ.  (2 to 3 credits)

576.  Colonial Latin Amer.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

577.  History of Brazil.  (3 credits)

578/LACS 400/AAS 478.  Eth Cul L Am.  Advisory pre-requisite: AAS 202  (3 credits)

586.  Scientific Revolutn.  (2 to 3 credits)

590.  Topics Mini-Course.  (1 to 2 credits)

591.  Euro Hist Topics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Upper-class standing.  (3 credits)

592.  Asian Topics.  (3 credits)

593.  U.S. Topics.  Advisory pre-requisite: Upper-class standing.  (3 credits)

594.  Topics in History.  (3 credits)

595/AAS 595.  African Topics.  Advisory pre-requisite: CAAS 200  (3 credits)

596.  Dir Area Studies.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

597/CCS 597.  CHN Method&Resources.  (2 credits)

600/SI 580.  Records & Archives.  (3 credits)

601.  Quant Stdy U S Hist.  (3 credits)

604.  Comp Study Prob.  (3 credits)

605.  Ancient Indian Hist.  (3 credits)

606.  Tech,Knowledge, Cult.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

607/SOC 666/ANTHRCUL 666.  Prac&Soc Chg.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

608.  Stdy Chin Histgrphy.  Advisory pre-requisite: JR/SR P.I.  (3 credits)

609/ASIAN 609.  Tang-Song-Yuan China.  (3 credits)

610.  Grd Colloq Wrld&Glob.  (3 credits)

611.  Lit American Hist.  (3 credits)

612/AMCULT 616.  Native Amer History.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

613.  Devel Amer Society.  Advisory pre-requisite: JR/SR P.I.  (3 credits)

615.  Intr Comparatv Stdy.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

616.  European History I.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

617/LACS 619/ANTHRCUL 619.  Prosem Latcar.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

618/LACS 618/ANTHRCUL 618.  Erly Ethn S Am.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

619/RACKHAM 619/SI 719.  Science Tech&Med.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

620.  Medicine & Health.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing; Juniors or seniors with permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

621/WOMENSTD 621.  Womens & Gender Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Juniors and seniors with permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

622/ECON 663.  Topc Wrld Ec Hist I.  Advisory pre-requisite: ECON 401, Intermediate economic theory/statistics  (3 credits)

623/ECON 664.  Topc Wrld Ec Hist II.  Advisory pre-requisite: ECON 401, Intermediate economic theory/statistics  (3 credits)

624/ASIANPAM 614.  Asian Amer History.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (3 credits)

625.  Study Balkan Hist.  (3 credits)

626.  Stdy Byzantine Hist.  (3 credits)

628/JUDAIC 628.  Studies-Jewish Hist.  (3 credits)

629/AAS 629.  Stdy Afr Hist.  (3 credits)

630.  Intro Greek&Roman St.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

631.  Greek Studies I.  (3 credits)

632/GREEK 631.  Greek History.  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior/Senior/permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

633.  Roman Studies.  Advisory pre-requisite: JR/SR P.I.  (3 credits)

634.  Roman Studies II.  (3 credits)

635/NATIVEAM 661/AMCULT 661.  E.N.AM Frontiers1840.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (3 credits)

636.  Nationalism&Culture.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

637/SI 637.  Res Sem on Arch&Inst.  Advisory pre-requisite: SI 580/HISTORY 600 or permission of instructor  (3 credits)

638.  Stdy Medieval Hist.  (3 credits)

639/MENAS 639/REEES 639.  Central Eurasia.  (3 credits)

640.  Stdy Early Mod Eur.  Advisory pre-requisite: Reading knowledge of one European language.  (3 credits)

641.  Stdys 20 C Euro Hist.  (3 credits)

642.  PreMod European Hist.  (3 credits)

643.  Mod European History.  Advisory pre-requisite: Reading knowledge of at least one European language.  (3 credits)

644.  Study Modern Europe.  Advisory pre-requisite: Reading knowledge of at least one European language.  (3 credits)

645.  Prob Russian Soc.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

646/WOMENSTD 646.  Reading Gender Hist.  (3 credits)

647.  Transfrm Id Mod Eur.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

648/ANTHRCUL 648.  Sem-Anthro & Hist I.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (3 credits)

649.  Blk Wom Pol&Soc Hist.  (3 credits)

650.  Study of Religion.  (3 credits)

651.  Stdy Mod French.  Advisory pre-requisite: Reading knowledge of French.  (3 credits)

652.  Stdy Eastern Euro.  (3 credits)

653.  Study 20c E Europe.  (3 credits)

654.  Stdy Mod Russian.  (3 credits)

655.  Hist Soviet Union.  (3 credits)

657.  Stdy Pre Petrin Rus.  Advisory pre-requisite: JR/SR P.I.  (2 to 4 credits)

659.  Stdy British Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior or senior or permission of instructor  (3 credits)

660.  Study Engl 16-17 C.  Advisory pre-requisite: JR/SR P.I.  (3 credits)

661/SI 541.  Know & Info Infrastr.  (3 credits)

663/NEAREAST 615.  Pers Historiog.  Advisory pre-requisite: AAPTIS 461 or 464, Reading knowledge of Persian is helpful. Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

664/NEAREAST 601/AAPTIS 661.  Mod Mid East.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

664/NEAREAST 601/AAPTIS 661.  Mod Mid East.  (3 credits)

665/NEAREAST 616.  Med Ar Hstorgr.  Advisory pre-requisite: AAPTIS 461; Graduate standing. Reading knowledge of Arabic is not required, though helpful.  (3 credits)

667.  Stu Anc Emp Se Asia.  Advisory pre-requisite: JR/SR P.I.  (3 credits)

668/ASIAN 668.  Early Chin Hst.  (3 credits)

669.  Late Imperial China.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

670.  19c Chinese Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: JR/SR P.I.  (2 to 4 credits)

671.  20c Chinese Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: JR/SR P.I.  (3 credits)

672.  Life, World, Story.  (3 credits)

673.  Pre-Mod Japanese.  (3 credits)

674.  Mod Southeast Asia.  (3 credits)

675.  Theorizing Religion.  (3 credits)

676.  Stdy Modern Japan.  Advisory pre-requisite: JR/SR P.I.  (3 credits)

678.  Modern South Asia.  (3 credits)

679.  Legal Hist Workshop.  (2 to 3 credits)

680.  Colonial America.  (3 credits)

682.  Environmental Hist.  (3 credits)

683.  US Hist 1815-1865.  Advisory pre-requisite: JR/SR P.I.  (3 credits)

685/AMCULT 685.  Amer Intell Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing; upperclass standing with permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

686/AMCULT 686.  Am Cult Hist.  (3 credits)

687/AAS 687.  Stdy Blk Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing; seniors with permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

688.  Stdy 20 C Am Hist.  (3 credits)

690/PUBPOL 690.  R&Eth Intl Rel.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

691.  Lat Amer&Carib Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Reading knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese highly desirable.  (3 credits)

692/LACS 692.  Colnl Soc Am.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

693.  Comp Meth Hist Inq.  Advisory pre-requisite: JR/SR P.I.  (2 to 4 credits)

695/AAS 695.  Compar Hst Cult.  (3 credits)

696.  Study-Ottoman Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: JR/SR P.I.  (3 credits)

697.  Stdy Historiography.  Advisory pre-requisite: JR/SR P.I.  (2 to 4 credits)

698.  Topics in History.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

699/AAS 699.  Interpret&Meth.  Advisory pre-requisite: HISTORY 274/AAS 230 and HISTORY 275/AAS 231 and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

700.  Independent Res Sem.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (1 to 3 credits)

701.  Sem Ancient Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

702.  Sem Ancient Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

704.  Early Mod&Mod Europ.  Advisory pre-requisite: HISTORY 616. Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (1 credits)

707.  Med Soc&Cult Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

711.  Sem Ottoman Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

715.  Research Methods I.  Advisory pre-requisite: HISTORY 615  (3 credits)

716.  Research Methods II.  Required pre-requisite: HISTORY 715  (3 credits)

718.  19th C European Hist.  (2 to 3 credits)

719.  Sem Mod Euro Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

724/WOMENSTD 724.  Writing Gend Hstries.  (3 credits)

729/SOC 729.  Pol Transform.  Advisory pre-requisite: SOC 100, 195, or 300; reading knowledge of one European language other than English; Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

742.  Sem-Balkan Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Reading knowledge of French, German, Russian, or a Balkan language. Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

744.  Sem Russian History.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

745.  Sem-Pol&E Eur Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Reading knowledge of one: Polish, Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian, Russian. Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

748/ANTHRCUL 748.  Sem-Anth & Hist II.  (3 credits)

749.  Sem Mod Nr & Mid E.  (2 to 3 credits)

752.  Modern Chinese.  Advisory pre-requisite: Command of elementary Chinese essential. Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

755.  Early Chinese Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Reading knowledge of Chinese. Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

756.  Soc&Pol Mod India.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

760.  Womens History.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

761.  Sem Early Amer Hist.  (3 credits)

765.  Amer Mid Period.  (3 credits)

770.  Sem 20th C Am Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

771.  U.S. History Res Sem.  (3 credits)

772/PUBPOL 770.  Sem Am Soc Hst.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

773.  Sem Amer Urban Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

778/AMCULT 778.  Amer Intell Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: HISTORY 685 or 686, or permission of instructor, and Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

781/AAS 781.  Sem-Blk Am His.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

786/AAS 786.  African Hist Seminar.  (3 credits)

790.  Getng Documnts Speak.  (3 credits)

793/MENAS 695/NEAREAST 685/MENAS 695/AAPTIS 793.  Stdy Near E.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

793/MENAS 695/NEAREAST 685/MENAS 695/AAPTIS 793.  Stdy Near E.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

796.  Topics in History.  (3 credits)

798.  Sem Comp Study.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

799.  Quan Meth&Data Anal.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (1 to 6 credits)

801.  Reading Course.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (1 to 3 credits)

802.  Reading Course.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (1 to 3 credits)

803.  Read for Gen Exam.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (1 to 3 credits)

804.  Read for Gen Exam.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (1 to 3 credits)

806/GREEK 806.  Grk Law&Rhet.  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

807.  Hist&the Instruc Exp.  (1 to 3 credits)

808.  History Pedagogy I.  (1 credits)

809.  History Pedagogy II.  (1 credits)

810.  History Pedagogy III.  (1 credits)

811.  Teaching Practicum.  (1 credits)

812.  Sem Hist Pedagogy.  Advisory pre-requisite: Second-year Graduate standing or higher.  (3 credits)

819.  Advanced STS.  Required pre-requisite: HISTORY 619 or one of its cross-listings; (A- or better)  (1 to 3 credits)

824.  Late Imperial China.  Advisory pre-requisite: Reading knowledge of Chinese. Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

825/POLSCI 825/SOC 825/CHIN 825/ANTHRCUL 825/ECON 825.  Chinese Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: Knowledge of Chinese or Japanese.  (2 to 3 credits)

826.  Pre-Mod Jap Hist.  Advisory pre-requisite: HISTORY 673, reading knowledge of Japanese, Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

827/NEAREAST 600.  Prb&Mth Med.  Advisory pre-requisite: AAPTIS 461/HISTORY 442 and Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

830/ANTHRCUL 830.  Anthro/Hist Workshop.  (1 credits)

891.  Diss Res/Writing Sem.  (3 credits)

898.  Dissertation Colloq.  Advisory pre-requisite: Ph.D. candidacy status. Graduate standing.  (1 credits)

900.  Prep for Prelims.  (1 to 6 credits)

990.  Diss-Precand.  Advisory pre-requisite: Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate. Graduate standing.  (1 to 8 credits)

993.  G S I Training.  Advisory pre-requisite: Must have Teaching Assistant award. Graduate standing.  (1 credits)

995.  Diss-Cand.  Required pre-requisite: Candidate  (4 or 8 credits)

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Program Statistics: Ph.D.

Ph.D. Admissions
Fall 2015 5 Year Average
Number of applications 304 269
Number of new doctoral students 16 14
Ph.D. Enrollment
Fall 2015 5 Year Average
Total enrollment 110 111
Female 51% 51%
Male 49% 49%
International 27% 22%
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident 73% 78%
Ph.D. Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, by Race
Fall 2015 5 Year Average
African American 10% 9%
Asian American 5% 5%
Hispanic (one or more races) 13% 11%
Native American 0% 1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 73% 72%
Two or more races (excludes Hispanic) 0% 2%
Not indicated 0% 0%
Ph.D. Degree
2015 5 Year Average
Number of degrees awarded 12 14
Median years to Ph.D. 7.73 6.96
Percent of students who entered the doctoral program between 2000-01 and 2004-05 and completed the Ph.D. as of August 31, 2015 70%
Percent of students who entered the doctoral program between 2005-06 and 2009-10 and completed the Ph.D. as of August 31, 2015 49%
Funding (external funding paid directly to Ph.D. students, without being disbursed by the University, is not included)
2015 5 Year Average
Enrolled Ph.D. students with tuition AND stipend support 85% 86%
Enrolled Ph.D. students with tuition OR stipend support (in many cases, students competed successfully for external funding and did not need additional financial support) 15% 12%
Enrolled Ph.D. students who received no financial support (in many cases, students competed successfully for external funding and did not need additional financial support) 0% 1%
Ph.D. Placement Data
Position type tenth year after graduation, 2002 - 2006 cohorts Position type fifth year after graduation, 2007 - 2011 cohorts Position type first year after graduation, 2011 - 2015 cohorts
Tenure-track faculty 62% 70% 26%
Postdoctoral / Traineeship / Fellowship 0% 3% 24%
Non-Tenure Track Faculty / University Researcher / University Administrator 21% 14% 26%
Business / Industry 1% 1% 3%
Other professional employment / Government / Non-Profit 5% 3% 3%
Not employed 0% 0% 3%
No data available 11% 10% 16%
Total Ph.D.s awarded 82 80 70

Program statistics are updated annually in December. Last updated December 24, 2015.