Northeastern University's Department of History is developing a broad focus on world history in its undergraduate major, with introductor, intermediate and advanced courses focusing on various dimensions of global and comparative history. BA and BS degrees require 176 units of credit (With 4-credit courses on a quarter system) -- typically eleven quarters of four courses each. At the introductory level, the History Department offers courses in World Civilizations to 1648 and World Civilizations since 1648 each term, taught by regular department faculty.
At the intermediate level, the department offers regional and national courses in history of the United States, Western and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East and East Asia are taught each year. These courses emphasize global dimensions of the national and regional histories. Thematic courses, addressing large areas of the world, include economic history, technology, war, women's history, and the African diaspora. In addition, the department has a well developed specialization in public history.
Specialized courses, limited to history majors, address the historian's craft and approaches to history. The latter course is a capstone course intended to provide a high-level review of world history. Junior and senior history majors may enroll in graduate courses in history.
In addition, MA students may participate in the activites of the World History Center.
Admissions: For undergraduate admission to Northeastern University with a major in History, contact the Office of Admissions, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, or call (617) 373-2200. Northeastern University accepts valid courses for students transferring into the university.
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