Distribution Requirements - Class of 2023

Students who entered the concentration in the spring of 2020, took a gap year, and joined the class of 2023 should consult with the Director of Undergraduate Studies about the new requirements.

NOTE: bolded courses with an asterisk * will be offered in Fall 2021

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Prerequisites

For more information, visit our Prerequisites page.

1 from the following:

  • * HIS 201: A History of the World
  • HIS 207: History of East Asia to 1800
  • HIS 208: East Asia Since 1800
  • HIS 210: The World of Late Antiquity
  • HIS 211: Europe from Antiquity to 1700
  • HIS 212: Europe in the World: From 1776 to the Present Day
  • HIS 241: Faith and Power in the Indian Ocean Arena
  • HIS 250: The Mother and Father Continent: A Global History of Africa
  • HIS 267: The Modern Middle East
  • * HIS 270: Asian American History
  • EGR 277 / HIS 277: Technology and Society
  • HIS 278: Digital, Spatial, Visual, and Oral Histories
  • EAS 280/HIS 279 Nomadic Empires: From the Scythian Confederation to the Mongol Conquest
  • HIS 280: Approaches to American History
  • * HIS 281: Approaches to European History
  • HIS 282: A Documents-Based Approach to Asian History
  • HIS 290: The Scientific Worldview of Antiquity and the Middle Ages
  • HIS 291: The Scientific Revolution and the European Order, 1500-1750
  • HIS 292: Science in the Modern World
  • HIS 295 Making America: Technology and History in the United States

Knowledge & Belief (KB)

  • * HIS 201: A History of the World
  • HIS 210: The World of Late Antiquity
  • HIS 211: Europe from Antiquity to 1700
  • HIS 212: Europe in the World: From 1776 to the Present Day
  • NES 220/HIS 220: Jews, Muslims, and Christians in the Middle Ages
  • MED 227/HIS 227: The Worlds of the Middle Ages
  • JDS 232/HIS 232: Hatred or Tolerance? Jews & Christians in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
  • HIS 241: Faith and Power in the Indian Ocean Arena
  • HIS 250: The Mother and Father Continent: A Global History of Africa
  • * NES 369/HIS 251: The World of the Cairo Geniza
  • EGR 277/HIS 277: Technology and Society
  • * HIS 281: Approaches to European History
  • HIS 292: Science in the Modern World
  • HIS 293: Science in a Global Context: 15th to 20th Century
  • HIS 294: What Is the Scientific Revolution?
  • HIS 295: Making America: Technology and History in the United States
  • STC 297/HIS 297: Transformative Questions in Biology
  • NES 316/HIS 299: Muslims, Jews and Christians in North Africa: Interactions, Conflicts and Memory
  • * REL 357/HIS 310: Religion in Colonial America and the New Nation
  • EAS 321/HIS 321: Early Modern Japan
  • * HUM 335/HIS 334: A Global History of Monsters
  • HIS 342: Southeast Asia's Global History
  • ECS 350/HIS 354: Books and Their Readers
  • HIS 359: Modern Jewish History: 1750-Present
  • * HIS 360: The Russian Empire
  • HIS 362: The Soviet Empire
  • HIS 366: Germany since 1806
  • HIS 369: European Intellectual History in the 20th Century
  • HIS 379: U.S. Legal History
  • HIS 389: American Cultural History
  • HIS 391: History of Contemporary Science
  • HIS 392: History of Evolution
  • HIS 393: Race, Drugs, and Drug Policy in America
  • HIS 394: History of Ecology and Environmentalism
  • HIS 395: History of Medicine and the Body
  • * HIS 396: History of Biology
  • HIS 397: Medicine and the Mind: A History of Psychiatry from the Asylum to Zoloft
  • * AMS 399/HIS 399: In the Groove: Technology and Music in American History, From Edison to the iPod
  • HIS 403: The History of Free Speech
  • HIS 412: Marx and the Marxist Method of Analysis: A Primer for All Disciplines
  • HIS 418: Imagined Cities
  • * HIS 425: History of Political Propaganda
  • * HIS 423: The History of Christianity in Africa from St. Mark to Desmond Tutu
  • * AAS 426/HIS 426: Memory, History and the Archive
  • * HIS 427: Being Human: A Political History
  • HIS 428: Empire and Catastrophe
  • HIS 429: Fascism and Antifascism in Global History
  • HIS 431: Archiving the American West
  • HIS 432: Environment and War
  • HIS 434: Revolutionary Russia
  • HIS 437: Law after Rome
  • HIS 448: History: An Introduction to the Discipline
  • HIS 449: The French Enlightenment
  • * HIS 454: Afghanistan in World History: Between and Beyond Empires
  • HIS 462: Building Mestizo Worlds: Early Colonial Mexican History in a Global Perspective
  • * SPI 466/HIS 467: Financial History
  • * HIS 472: Medicine and Society in China: Past and Present
  • HIS 480: Property
  • HIS 489: The Scientific Self
  • HIS 493: '1, 2, 3, Testing'... in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
  • * HIS 494: Broken Brains, Shattered Minds
  • HIS 495: Alchemy: Art and Science
  • HIS 496: History of Neuroscience
  • HIS 498: History of Pseudoscience

Power & Conflict (PC)

  • HIS 207: History of East Asia to 1800
  • HIS 208: East Asia since 1800
  • HIS 209: The Origins of Japanese Culture and Civilization: A History of Japan until 1600
  • HIS 212: Europe in the World: From 1776 to the Present Day
  • HIS 214: British Empire in World History, 1700-2000
  • NES 390/HIS 221: Medieval Cairo: A Survival Guide
  • HIS 241: Faith and Power in the Indian Ocean Arena
  • HIS 267: The Modern Middle East
  • EAS 280/HIS 279: Nomadic Empires
  • HIS 280: Approaches to American History
  • * HIS 281: Approaches to European History
  • HIS 282: A Documents-Based Approach to Asian History
  • HIS 283: War in the Modern Western World
  • HIS 293: Science in a Global Context
  • HIS 296: Performing the City: Race and Protest in 1960s Trenton and Princeton
  • * HIS 301: Modern Eastern Europe
  • * HIS 303: Colonial Latin America to 1810
  • HIS 304: Modern Latin America since 1810
  • HIS 306: Becoming Latino in the U.S.
  • * EAS 409/HIS 309: the Warrior Culture of Japan
  • HIS 315: Colonial and Postcolonial Africa
  • HIS 316: South African History: 1497 to the Present
  • HIS 317: Making of Modern India and Pakistan
  • EAS 312/HIS 321: Early Modern Japan
  • HIS 322: 20th-Century Japan
  • HIS 324 : Early Modern China
  • HIS 325: China, 1850 to the Present
  • HIS 332: India Before Europe
  • HIS 333: Modern Brazilian History
  • EAS 317/HIS 335: The Warrior Culture of Japan
  • NES 437/HIS 337: The Ottoman Empire, 1300-1800
  • HIS 342: Southeast Asia's Global History
  • HIS 343: The Formation of Europe in the First Millennium
  • * HIS 344: The Civilization of the High Middle Ages
  • HIS 350: History of International Order
  • HIS 358: History of the Balkans
  • * HIS 360: The Russian Empire
  • HIS 361: The United States Since 1974
  • HIS 362: The Soviet Empire
  • HIS 363: The Napoleonic Wars
  • HIS 364: France and Its Empire from the Renaissance to Napoleon
  • HIS 366: Germany since 1806
  • HIS 367: English Constitutional History
  • HIS 372: Revolutionary America
  • * HIS 373: Democracy and Slavery in the New Nation
  • HIS 374: History of the American West
  • HIS 376: The American Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIS 379: U.S. Legal History
  • * HIS 380: U.S. Foreign Relations
  • * HIS 383: The United States, 1920-1974
  • HIS 384: Gender and Sexuality in Modern America
  • AAS 367/HIS 387: African American History Since Emancipation
  • * HIS 388: Unrest and Renewal in Urban America
  • HIS 401: American Women's History
  • HIS 403: The History of Free Speech
  • HIS 404: The Rise of the Republican Party
  • HIS 405: Native American History
  • HIS 406: Two Empires: Russia and the US from Franklin to Trump
  • HIS 411: World After Empire
  • HIS 412: Marx and the Marxist Method of Analysis: A Primer for All Disciplines
  • HIS 415: Race, Labor, Empire
  • HIS 417: Gandhi: The Making of the Mahatma
  • HIS 418: Imagined Cities
  • HIS 420: Desi Girl/Mother India
  • HIS 421: Venice and the Mediterranean World
  • * HIS 425: History of Political Propaganda
  • HIS 428: Empire and Catastrophe
  • HIS 429: Fascism and Antifascism in Global History
  • HIS 432: Environment and War
  • HIS 434: Revolutionary Russia
  • HIS 438: History of Palestine/Israel
  • * HIS 439: China's Frontiers
  • HIS 440: History of the National Security State
  • HIS 443: Black Worldmaking: Freedom Movements Then and Now
  • HIS 446: Political Prisons
  • HIS 459: The History of Incarceration in the U.S.
  • HIS 462: Building Mestizo Worlds: Early Colonial Mexican History in a Global Perspective
  • * SPI 466/HIS 467: Financial History
  • HIS 468: Populism in Global History
  • HIS 474: Violence in America
  • AAS 477/HIS 477: The Civil Rights Movement
  • HIS 478: The Vietnam Wars
  • HIS 479: Society, Politics, and Ideas in 1980s America
  • HIS 480: Property
  • * HIS 484: Borderlands, Border Lives
  • * HIS 487: The Age of Democratic Revolutions

Pre-Modern, pre-1700 (PM)

  • HIS 207: History of East Asia to 1800
  • EAS 218/HIS 209: The Origins of Japanese Culture and Civilization: A History of Japan until 1600
  • HIS 210: The World of Late Antiquity
  • HIS 211: Europe from Antiquity to 1700
  • CLA 220/HIS 215: Slavery in the Roman World
  • * CLA 216/HIS 216: Archaic and Classical Greece
  • CLA 217/HIS 217: The Greek World in the Hellenistic Age
  • CLA 218/HIS 218: The Roman Republic
  • CLA 219/HIS 219: The Roman Empire, 31 B.C. to A.D. 337
  • NES 220/HIS 220: Jews, Muslims, and Christians in the Middle Ages
  • NES 390/HIS 221: Medieval Cairo: A Survival Guide
  • MED 227/HIS 227: The Worlds of the Middle Ages
  • CLA 231/HIS 231: Ancient Greek and Roman Medicine: Bodies, Physicians, and Patients
  • JDS 232/HIS 232: Hatred or Tolerance? Jews & Christians in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
  • * NES 369/HIS 251: The World of the Cairo Geniza
  • EAS 280/HIS 279: Nomadic Empires
  • HIS 294: What Is the Scientific Revolution?
  • * HIS 303: Colonial Latin America to 1810
  • * EAS 409/HIS 309: The Warrior Culture of Japan
  • HIS 314: Precolonial Africa
  • HIS 324 : Early Modern China
  • * CLA 326/HIS 326: Topics in Ancient History - Town and Country
  • CLA 327/HIS 327: Topics in Ancient History
  • CLA 324/HIS 328: Classical Historians and Their Philosophies of History
  • HIS 332: India Before Europe
  • EAS 317/HIS 335: The Warrior Culture of Japan
  • NES 437/HIS 337: The Ottoman Empire, 1300-1800
  • HIS 343: The Formation of Europe in the First Millennium
  • * HIS 344: The Civilization of the High Middle Ages
  • HIS 345: The Crusades
  • HUM 320/HIS 346: Making Medieval Worlds: Methods and Materials
  • HIS 367: English Constitutional History
  • * HIS 371: The Colonization of North America
  • HIS 413: Medieval Democracy: Italian City States of the Middle Ages
  • HIS 421: Venice and the Mediterranean World
  • HIS 422: Hindu, Muslim, Untouchable
  • * HIS 423: The History of Christianity in Africa: From St. Mark to Desmond Tutu
  • HIS 437: Law after Rome
  • HIS 452: Magic, Matter, Medicine: Science in the Medieval World
  • HIS 491: Fertile Bodies: A Cultural History of Reproduction from Antiquity to the Enlightenment
  • HIS 495: Alchemy: Art and Science

Race & Difference (RD)

  • HIS 208: East Asia since 1800
  • AAS 313/HIS 213: Modern Caribbean History
  • HIS 214: British Empire in World History, 1700-2000
  • HIS 250: The Mother and Father Continent: A Global History of Africa
  • * HIS 270: Asian American History
  • HIS 282: A Documents-Based Approach to Asian History
  • HIS 296: Performing the City: Race and Protest in 1960s Trenton and Princeton
  • HIS 306: Becoming Latino in the U.S.
  • HIS 314: Precolonial Africa
  • HIS 315: Colonial and Postcolonial Africa
  • HIS 316: South African History: 1497 to the Present
  • HIS 322: 20th-Century Japan
  • HIS 333: Modern Brazilian History
  • * HUM 335/HIS 334: A Global History of Monsters
  • HIS 345: The Crusades
  • HIS 350: History of International Order
  • HIS 359: Modern Jewish History: 1750-Present
  • HIS 364: France and Its Empire from the Renaissance to Napoleon
  • * HIS 371: The Colonization of North America
  • HIS 372: Revolutionary America
  • * HIS 373: Democracy and Slavery in the New Nation
  • HIS 376: The American Civil War and Reconstruction
  • * HIS 380: U.S. Foreign Relations
  • * HIS 383: The United States, 1920-1974
  • HIS 384: Gender and Sexuality in Modern America
  • * AAS 366/HIS 386: African American History to 1863
  • AAS 367/HIS 387: African American History Since Emancipation
  • * HIS 388: Unrest and Renewal in Urban America
  • HIS 389: American Cultural History
  • HIS 390: African American Women's History
  • HIS 393: Race, Drugs, and Drug Policy in America
  • HIS 395: History of Medicine and the Body
  • HIS 397: Medicine and the Mind: A History of Psychiatry from the Asylum to Zoloft
  • HIS 401: American Women's History
  • HIS 402: Princeton and Slavery
  • HIS 405: Native American History
  • HIS 411: World After Empire
  • HIS 415: Race, Labor, Empire
  • HIS 420: Desi Girl/Mother India
  • HIS 422: Hindu, Muslim, Untouchable
  • * AAS 426/HIS 426: Memory, History and the Archive
  • HIS 431: Archiving the American West
  • * HIS 439: China's Frontiers
  • HIS 443: Black Worldmaking: Freedom Movements Then and Now
  • HIS 447: Ethnicity and History
  • HIS 456: New Orleans at 300: Invention & Reinvention in an American City
  • HIS 459: The History of Incarceration in the U.S.
  • HIS 465: Latino Urban History
  • HIS 468: Populism in Global History
  • HIS 471: The Political History of Civil Rights
  • * HIS 472: Medicine and Society in China: Past and Present
  • HIS 474: Violence in America
  • AAS 477/HIS 477: The Civil Rights Movement
  • HIS 479: Society, Politics, and Ideas in 1980s America
  • * HIS 484: Borderlands, Border Lives
  • HIS 485: History of African American Families
  • HIS 493: Science and Religion: Historical Approaches
  • *HIS 494: Broken Brains, Shattered Minds
  • HIS 496: History of Neuroscience