2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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The Department of History offers a number of electives in geography to complement major course offerings in business, economics, international studies and political science.

Geography is defined as the study of spatial relations and spatial processes on the earth’s surface in a variety of scales ranging from local to worldwide. The courses in geography provide students with an understanding of these spatial relations and processes and their significance to human activities, which will encourage an analysis of why things are as they are. They also provide students with a background in the role of geographic factors and economic relations among nations, and broaden their knowledge of the factors of production, particularly of natural resources, and their role in trade and the economic growth of nations.

The program in geography is supported by the faculty of the Department of History.


The department of History offers a major program in history (HEGIS 2205) leading to a BA degree. The department also offers a minor in history. In addition, the department offers a five-year combined BA/MA degree program (HEGIS 2205).


Chair: D. Thiery; Professors: G. Bournoutian, C. Stratton, J. Carroll; Professors Emeriti: H. Dunkak, E. Menze, D. O’Connell; Associate Professors: J. Morgan, D. Thiery, M. Hughes, Y. Makimura;


The programs in the department of History are designed to provide students with a foundation for successful careers in a broad variety of professions. Serving the humanities area of the College core, the department seeks to meet student needs for substantive knowledge and skills development by means of a wide range of courses.


    Bachelor of ArtsBachelor of Arts/Master of ArtsNon-Degree

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