History Cluster Requirements

Cluster 1-Early Europe

HIEU 321 Greek Civilization
HIEU 322 Roman Civilization
HIEU 360 The Medieval Experience

Cluster 2-Modern Europe

HIEU 355 World War II
HIEU 370 Eighteenth Century Europe
HIEU 380 Nineteenth Century Europe
HIEU 390 Modern Europe
HIEU 425 The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era
HIEU 450 Twentieth Century Germany
HIEU 460 Modern England
HIEU 466 Renaissance and Reformation Europe
HIEU 485 History of Russia

Cluster 3-Early American

HIUS 310 American Colonial History
HIUS 312 Era of the American Revolution
HIUS 314 Jeffersonian American
HIUS 316 Jacksonian America
HIUS 341 History of U.S. Political Parties to 1898
HIUS 390 Virginia History
HIUS 395 The Ante-Bellum South
HIUS 420 Civil War and Reconstruction 

Cluster 4-Modern American

HIUS 340 Industrial America
HIUS 342 History of Political Parties 1898 to Present
HIUS 351 U.S. History, 1917-1945
HIUS 360 American Economic History
HIUS 370 American Foreign Relations
HIUS 390 Virginia History
HIUS 396 New South
HIUS 430 Minorities, Ethnics, Social Movements in America
HIUS 452 Recent America
HIUS 470 American Foreign Relations Since 1776
HIUS 480 Modern American Military History

Cluster 5-World History

HIWD 320 History of Africa
HIWD 341 Modern Islamic Civilization
HIWD 350 East Asian Civilization
HIWD 370 Comparative Civilization
HIWD 371 Latin America Civilization: Colonial Period
HIWD 372 Latin America Civilization: National Period
HIWD 375 Korean and Vietnam Wars
HIWD 460 Atlantic World


Other possibilities:

  • A HIST 490 course may fulfill a cluster requirement if it is not being used to fulfill the History Department's senior seminar requirement.
  • Special Topics Courses (HIEU 497, HIWD 497, HIUS 497) may count towards cluster requirements.
  • Directed Research Courses (HIEU 495, HIWD 495, HIUS 495) may count towards cluster requirements.