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Modern World History minor

Minor discontinued

This minor no longer accepts new students. Currently matriculated students are not affected.

College of Liberal Arts, Office of Student Services
(585) 475-2444,

This minor has not been converted to semesters. However, a minor in history is now available.

Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters.
View this minor's information from the retired quarter calendar

Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only

Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.

Legacy Quarter Text: 

This minor provides a comparative perspective in modern world history.

Required Courses—Choose five of the following, with at least one from each of the three groups:

Modern Europe
0507-443 European Social and Intellectual History Since 1600
0507-444 Strategy and Diplomacy: Europe
0507-446 Europe Since 1945 and the European Union
0507-448 History of Russia to 1917
0507-449 History of Russia Since 1917
0507-450 Stalin, Mussolini, and Hitler
0507-473 European Deaf History
0507-488 Modern Germany

Modern Africa, Asia, and Latin America
0507-412 Modern Japan in History, Fiction, and Film
0507-442 Contemporary Middle East
0507-445 Modern Latin America
0507-468 The United States and Japan
0507-485 Foundations of Asian Civilization
0507-486 20th Century China and Japan
0507-487 Communist China
0507-489 Japan in the Modern World
0507-490 History of Mexico
0507-496 Survey of African History

Modern America
0507-402 History of American Women: 1848 to Now
0507-410 Terrorism, Intelligence, and War
0507-411 Origins of U.S. Foreign Relations
0507-440 U.S. Social and Intellectual History
0507-447 U.S. History Since 1945
0507-462 The Civil War and Reconstruction
0507-463 American Deaf History
0507-464 Environmental Disasters in American History
0507-465 Survey of African-American History
0507-466 American Slavery, American Freedom
0507-467 American Disability History
0507-474 America’s National Parks
0507-475 Hands-on History
0507-495 The Civil Rights Movement in 20th Century U.S. History