Option C: Interdisciplinary Tracks

(Note: Non-history courses that students intend to count toward the interdisciplinary tracks must be taken from the approved lists below; no substitutions will be approved.)

Track 1: History and Religion


under6Checkoff sheet for this track.
Minimum of twelve courses required as follows:

  • One of the following: CAS HI 101, 102
  • One of the following: CAS HI 151, 152
  • CAS HI 200
  • One additional course in history (not limited to area or chronological period)
  • Three of the following (pre-2011 course numbers in parentheses):
    • CAS HI 210 (204) Europe Between Renaissance and Revolution
    • CAS HI 219 (223) Jews in the Modern World
    • CAS HI 203 (306) Magic, Science, and Religion
    • CAS HI 204 (308) History of the Crusades
    • CAS HI 205 (309) Millenarian Expectations in Western History
    • CAS HI 206 (310) Heresy and Persecution in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries
    • CAS HI 209 (312) The Reformation Era: Sixteenth-Century Europe
    • CAS HI 308 (354) Religious Thought in America
    • CAS HI 304 (369) Science and Christianity in Europe and North America Since 1500
    • CAS HI 407 Topics in Medieval Religious Culture (also offered as CAS RN 470)
  • Three additional courses as follows:
    • One of the following:
      • CAS RN 103 Religions of the World: Eastern
      • CAS RN 104 Religions of the World: Western
      • CAS RN 210 Buddhism
      • CAS RN 211 Chinese Religion
      • CAS RN 212 Christianity
      • CAS RN 213 Hinduism
      • CAS RN 214 Islam
      • CAS RN 215 Japanese Religion
      • CAS RN 216 Judaism
    • Two of the following:
      • CAS RN 201 The Hebrew Bible
      • CAS RN 202 From Jesus to Christ: The Origins of Christianity
      • CAS RN 219 Mysticism and Philosophy: Medieval Jewish Perspectives
      • CAS RN 220 The Holy City: Jerusalem in Time, Space, and Imagination
      • CAS RN 242 Magic, Science, and Religion from Plato to Voltaire
      • CAS RN 301 Varieties of Early Christianity
      • CAS RN 307 Medieval Christian Spirituality
      • CAS RN 313 Hinduism in America
      • CAS RN 328 Judaism in the Modern Period
      • CAS RN 334 Dead Sea Scrolls
      • CAS RN 335 Judaism in the First Century
      • CAS RN 384 The Holocaust
      • CAS RN 413 Gender in Medieval Christian Mysticism
      • CAS RN 427 Topics in American Religion
      • CAS RN 470 Topics in Medieval Religious Culture
      • CAS RN 498 Topics in Ancient Christianity
  • Two colloquia in history, one of which must be from the following list:
    • CAS HI 406 Monks, Friars, and Saints
    • CAS HI 407 Topics in Medieval Religious Culture
    • CAS HI 443 Jews in Modern German History
    • CAS HI 456 Religion and American Culture
    • CAS HI 552 Topics in Jewish History


Track 2: History and Art History


Checkoff sheet for this track.
Minimum of twelve courses required as follows:

  • History (eight courses):
    • At least one course in each of the following areas: American history, European history, world/regional history
    • CAS HI 200
    • Three electives at the 200, 300 or 400 level, preferably in intellectual/cultural history
    • One colloquium
  • Art History (four courses):
    • One of the following:
      • CAS AH 111 Introduction to Art History I: Antiquity to the Middle Ages
      • CAS AH 112 Introduction to Art History II: Renaissance to Today
      • CAS AH 215 Arts of Africa
      • CAS AH 225 The Arts of Asia
    • Two courses in any two fields, at least one at the 300 level
    • One 400- or 500-level seminar


Track 3: History and International Relations


Checkoff sheet for this track.

Minimum of twelve courses required as follows:

  • History (eight courses):
    • At least one course in each of the following areas: American history, European history, world/regional history
    • CAS HI 200
    • Three courses numbered 200 or above
    • One colloquium
  • International Relations (four courses):
    • CAS IR 230 or IR 271
    • Three of the following:
      • CAS IR 303 Universal History
      • CAS IR 320 The Military Experience
      • CAS IR 325 Great Powers and the Eastern Mediterranean
      • CAS IR 330 Diplomatic Practice
      • CAS IR 341 Central Europe
      • CAS IR 349 History of International Relations, 1900-45
      • CAS IR 350 History of International Relations since 1945
      • CAS IR 363 Soviet Politics, 1917-1991
      • CAS IR 367 Introduction to Latin American Politics and International Relations
      • CAS IR 369 Southeast Asia in World Politics
      • CAS IR 370 China: From Revolution to Reform
      • CAS IR 382 Understanding the Middle East
      • CAS IR 465 The United States and the Cold War
      • CAS IR 509 Islam in Middle East Politics
      • CAS IR 524 War and Statecraft
      • CAS IR 545 Central/East European Diplomatic History, 1814-1918
      • CAS IR 552 Nordic Europe
      • CAS IR 567 Latin American Politics
      • CAS IR 579 Japan in International Politics
      • CAS IR 581 The Evolution of Strategic Intelligence
      • CAS IR 589 North Atlantic/European Security Issues