Department of History

Using history to prepare students for what comes next

Why study history?

Bachelor's specializations

Get a taste of the specializations we offer history majors.

Global History Understand the connections and viewpoints of people all over the world by analyzing past events and lives around the globe.
Catalan Atlas of Western Sahara
Race & Ethnicity Analyze the development and consequences of ethnic and racial identities throughout world history.
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Minor A little history goes a long way! Earn a minor in history, as well as a minor in African studies and Middle Eastern studies.
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History in the Present Archive

Catch up on previously-recorded History in the Present lectures. For more accessible versions, please contact the department.

Archived history events
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Upcoming courses

 

Please review the course catalog for accuracy. To view class times and sections, visit MyNevada.

History spring 2023 courses
Course Number Course Name Professor
HIST 100A Making History Barbara Walker
HIST 102C (CO8) U.S. History Since 1877 Bryan David
HIST 209 (CO11) World History II Eugene Park
HIST 217 (Online) Nevada History Bryan David
HIST 224 (CO10, CO11) Pirates & Hackers Christopher Church
HIST 229 (CO11) Drugs & Security in Americas Renata Keller
HIST 293C (CO8, CO10) Intro to African American History Greta de Jong
HIST 300 (CO14) Historical Research & Writing Linda Curcio
HIST 300A (CO14) Digitizing History Christopher von Nagy
HIST 306 (CO11) History of Korea Eugene Park
HIST 310 Museum Training for Historians Christopher von Nagy
HIST 340 (CO10, CO11) Modern African Diaspora & Popular Culture Charles Tshimanga-Kashama
HIST 367 (CO10, CO11, CO12) The Holocaust in its European Setting James McSpadden
HIST 385 Witches, Wars, and Wisdom in the Early Modern Era Jennifer Ng
HIST 396 20th Century Russia and the Soviet Union Barbara Walker
HIST 399 History Department Practicum Christopher von Nagy
HIST 407B U.S. Foreign Relations II Meredith Oda
HIST 415C U.S. From 1877 to 1929 Jacob Dorman
HIST 430B (CO13, CO14) Museum Learning Christopher von Nagy
HIST 440A (CO10 CO11) The Cuban Revolution Renata Keller
HIST 441 (CO9, CO13) American Environmental History Sarah Keyes
HIST 444A (CO10, CO13) U.S.-Mexico Borderlands Michael Aguirre
HIST 465C (CO11, CO13) The Making of Modern Ireland Dennis Dworkin
HIST 488C Topics in Nature & Culture: Premodern Mediterranean Annamaria Pazienza
HIST 494B (CO11) Pathologies of Daily Life in Modern China Hugh Shapiro
HIST 499A (CO14) Senior Thesis Independent Study
HIST 499B (CO14) Applied History Independent Study
HIST 630B Museum Learning Christopher von Nagy
HIST 640A The Cuban Revolution Renata Keller
HIST 641 American Environmental History Sarah Keyes
HIST 665C The Making of Modern Ireland Dennis Dworkin
HIST 688C Topics in Nature & Culture: Premodern Mediterranean Annamaria Pazienza
HIST 694B Pathologies of Daily Life in Modern China Hugh Shapiro
HIST 724 Topical Seminar in U.S. History Michael Aguirre
HIST 780 Seminar in Methodology Sarah Keyes