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 fall 2022 courses
Course Number Course Name Professor
HIST 101C U.S. History to 1877 Sarah Keyes
HIST 105 Europe Civilization Jennifer Ng
HIST 211 History of East Asia I Eugene Park
HIST 213 Asian Americans in US Meredith Oda
HIST 217 Nevada History Sarah Keyes
HIST 226 Popular Culture and History Linda Curcio
HIST 231 History Africa II - Mod Africa Charles Tshimanga-Kashama
HIST 290 The Roaring Twenties Jacob Dorman
HIST 300 Hist Research/Writing Renata Keller
HIST 309 Museum Studies Christopher Von Nagy
HIST 320 Hispanic Culture US Michael Aguirre
HIST 370 Cultural History of Disasters Christopher Church
HIST 385 Early Modern Era Jennifer Ng
HIST 399 History Department Prac Christopher Von Nagy
HIST 430A Hereditary Dictators Mod World Hugh Shapiro
HIST 469 Topics Rus EE Hist Barbara Walker
HIST 477 Culture/Soc Africa Charles Tshimanga-Kashama
HIST 479 Race and Ethnicty Jacob Dorman
HIST 485 Oral History Christopher Von Nagy
HIST 488C Top in Nature & Culture Annamaria Pazienza
HIST 494A Medicine in China Hugh Shapiro
HIST 669 Topics Rus EE Hist Barbara Walker
HIST 677 Culture/Soc Africa Charles Tshimanga-Kashama
HIST 679 Race and Ethnicty Jacob Dorman
HIST 685 Oral History Christopher Von Nagy
HIST 688C Top in Nature & Culture Annamaria Pazienza
HIST 694A Medicine in China Hugh Shapiro
HIST 781 Historiography: Amers Renata Keller
HIST 783 Historiography Christopher Church