Course Descriptions and Schedules

Here you will find information on current and upcoming undergraduate course offerings. We are proud to offer a wide variety of courses on Hawaiian, Pacific, Asian, European, and U.S. History.

Fall 2017

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Summer 2017

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Spring 2017

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New and Upcoming Courses

HIST 389: The Asia-Pacific War
Explores WWII in the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on the intersection of the grand strategy, military operations, and war crimes.

HIST 428: WWII and the Making of Modern Japan
Explores how the history of the Asia-Pacific War both shaped and was shaped by the rise and fall of Japan in the twentieth century. 

HIST 429: War Crimes Trials in Asia
Explores post-WWII Allied war crimes trials in the Asia-Pacific region and transitional justice in Asia.

HIST 607: Advanced Topics in Environmental History
This course is an introduction to leading themes, methodologies, and topics in world environmental history. Drawing on new and influential scholarship, readings explore the diverse forces that shape humans’ adaptation to and impact on the natural world.