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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: Dario Gaggio

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, 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, and Maris A. Vinovskis

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

Assistant Professors: Hakem Al-Rustom, Erdem Cipa, Brandi Hughes, Michelle McClellan, Dan Ramirez, Perrin Selcer, Matthew Spooner, 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; Powel Kazanjian, Professor; Erik Linstrom, Assistant Professor; Olga Mairova; Howard Markel, Professor; Jeffrey Mirel, William Novak, Professor; Joy Rohde, Assistant Professor; Margaret Somers, Professor; Alexandra Stern, Professor; Heather Thompson, Derek Vaillant, Associate Professor; Professor; Zheng Wang, Associate Professor; Jonathan Wells, 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/graduates

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.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

401.  Prob Greek Hist II.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

402.  Prob Roman Hist I.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

403.  Prob Roman Hist II.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

404.  Later Roman Empire.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

405/RELIGION 476/CLCIV 476.  Pagans&Christn.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 to 4 credits)

406/JUDAIC 406.  Church & the Jews.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

408.  Byzantine Empire.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

409.  Byzantine 867-1453.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

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

412/MEMS 414.  Florentine Ren.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

413/MEMS 413.  Ital Ren.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

414/MEMS 428.  N Renaiss&Reform.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

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

416/GERMAN 401.  19C Intell Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

417/GERMAN 402.  20C Ger Thought.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

418.  19th C Germany.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

419.  20th C Germany.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

420.  Modern Germany.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

421/AAS 421/LACS 421/RELIGION 421.  Afdiaspora Religions.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

423/ASIAN 423.  Premod S Asia Topics.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 to 4 credits)

424/ASIAN 424.  Modern S Asia Topics.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 to 4 credits)

425.  French Revolution.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

427.  Mag,Rel&Sci E M Eng.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

430.  Balkans 6c to 1878.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

431.  Balkans Since 1878.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

432.  Med&Erly Mod Russia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

433.  Russia Under Tsars.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

434.  20th Century Russia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 to 4 credits)

435/JUDAIC 435/RUSSIAN 435.  Cult Hist Russ Jews.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

438.  Ante Bellum South.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

439.  Post Bellum South.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

440/AMCULT 440.  US Thought from 1940.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

443/NEAREAST 487.  Mod Mid East History.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (4 credits)

444.  African Hist Topics.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

445.  Topics In History.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

446.  Soc Intel-Mod China.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

448/WOMENSTD 448.  Gend & Family: China.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

450/ASIAN 450.  Japan to 1700.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

451/ASIAN 451.  Japans Mod Transform.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

452/SEAS 452.  Late Colonial SEAsia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

453/SEAS 453.  Post Colonial SEAsia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

455.  India to 1526.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

456.  Mughal India.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

457.  Colonial India.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

458.  20th C South Asia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

459.  Gend Med Cult U.S..  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

460.  Colonial America.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

461/AMCULT 462.  American Revolution.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 4 credits)

462.  U S 1789 to 1830.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

463.  Anteb Soc & Cvl War.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

464/AMCULT 464.  Civ War&Reconstr Era.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

466.  War and Reform, U.S..  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 to 4 credits)

468.  US History Topics.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

469.  Precolonial SE Asia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

470/ASIAN 464/RELIGION 464.  Islam in SE Asia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

471/WOMENSTD 470.  Gender in India.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

472.  Asian Hist Topics.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

473/AAS 473/LACS 483.  Brazil: Hist & Cult.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

475.  Amer Constitnl Law.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 to 4 credits)

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

477.  Law, Hist&Social Chg.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

478.  Top Lat Amer Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

479.  Russian Orth Church.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 to 4 credits)

480.  Caucasus Conf&Diplom.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

481.  Europe Hist Topics.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

482.  Diversity of Poland.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

485/GERMAN 465/MEMS 475.  Marriage:Med Ger.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

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

489.  Modern Catholicism.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 4 credits)

490.  Euro Left: 1789-2014.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

492/NEAREAST 431/GEOG 492.  PreMod Geog Cartogr.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

495.  World Mongols Made.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

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

514.  Brit Emp 1783-1901.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

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

526.  France Since 1870.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

533.  Revol Russia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

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

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

547/EDUC 647.  Hist of Mex Amer Ed.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

552.  Early Mod S E Asia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

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

558.  National Latin Amer.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

560.  U S Social to 1865.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 4 credits)

562.  Am Intell to 1870.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

570.  Hist of Amer Educ.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

572/AAS 533/AMCULT 533.  Blk Civ Rights.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

573/AAS 532.  Race Rel Civ.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

577.  History of Brazil.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

586.  Scientific Revolutn.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

590.  Topics Mini-Course.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 to 2 credits)

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

592.  Asian Topics.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

594.  Topics in History.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

597/CCS 597.  CHN Method&Resources.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 credits)

600/SI 580.  Records & Archives.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

601.  Quant Stdy U S Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

604.  Comp Study Prob.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

605.  Ancient Indian Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

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

609/ASIAN 609.  Tang-Song-Yuan China.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

610.  Grd Colloq Wrld&Glob.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

611.  Lit American Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

625.  Study Balkan Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

626.  Stdy Byzantine Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

628/JUDAIC 628.  Studies-Jewish Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

629/AAS 629.  Stdy Afr Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

631.  Greek Studies I.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

634.  Roman Studies II.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

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

638.  Stdy Medieval Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

639/MENAS 639/REEES 639.  Central Eurasia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

641.  Stdys 20 C Euro Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

642.  PreMod European Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

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

646/WOMENSTD 646.  Reading Gender Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

649.  Blk Wom Pol&Soc Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

650.  Study of Religion.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

652.  Stdy Eastern Euro.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

653.  Study 20c E Europe.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

654.  Stdy Mod Russian.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

655.  Hist Soviet Union.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

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

661/SI 541.  Know & Info Infrastr.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

664/NEAREAST 601.  Mod Mid East.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

668/ASIAN 668.  Early Chin Hst.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

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

672.  Life, World, Story.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

673.  Pre-Mod Japanese.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

674.  Mod Southeast Asia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

675.  Theorizing Religion.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

678.  Modern South Asia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

679.  Legal Hist Workshop.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

680.  Colonial America.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

682.  Environmental Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

686/AMCULT 686.  Am Cult Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

688.  Stdy 20 C Am Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

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

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

695/AAS 695.  Compar Hst Cult.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

718.  19th C European Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

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

724/WOMENSTD 724.  Writing Gend Hstries.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

729/SOC 729.  Pol Transform.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  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.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Reading knowledge of French, German, Russian, or a Balkan language. Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

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

745.  Sem-Pol&E Eur Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  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.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

749.  Sem Mod Nr & Mid E.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

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

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

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

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

761.  Sem Early Amer Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

765.  Amer Mid Period.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

771.  U.S. History Res Sem.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

778/AMCULT 778.  Amer Intell Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  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.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

786/AAS 786.  African Hist Seminar.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

790.  Getng Documnts Speak.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

796.  Topics in History.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

807.  Hist&the Instruc Exp.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 to 3 credits)

808.  History Pedagogy I.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 credits)

809.  History Pedagogy II.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 credits)

810.  History Pedagogy III.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 credits)

811.  Teaching Practicum.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 credits)

812.  Sem Hist Pedagogy.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  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)  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 to 3 credits)

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

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

826.  Pre-Mod Jap Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  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.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: AAPTIS 461/HISTORY 442 and Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

830/ANTHRCUL 830.  Anthro/Hist Workshop.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 credits)

880.  EIHS Grad Colloquium.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

881.  EIHS Grad Colloquium.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

891.  Diss Res/Writing Sem.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

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

900.  Prep for Prelims.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 to 6 credits)

990.  Diss-Precand.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  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.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Must have Teaching Assistant award. Graduate standing.  (1 credits)

995.  Diss-Cand.  Required pre-requisite: Candidate  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (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.