Below is a list of courses that satisfy the public policy major's history elective requirement. 

  • Please note that not all history courses will satisfy the requirement, only the courses listed on this webpage. 

  • The history elective must be taken on campus at Duke; it cannot be a transfer or study abroad course.

 

Fall 2022

History 114-01 (6755) - Intro to the History of Modern Warfare

History 124-01 (6779) - History of the Present

History 125S-01 (3114) - The Documentary Experience: A Video Approach

History 190FS-04 (6714) - Religious Freedom in America

History 214-01 (6667) - The Modern Middle East

History 238S-01 (6766) - History of Political Nonviolence

History 290-02 (8072) - Wars of Empire

History 325-01 (4695) - Denial, Faith, Reason: Sustainability and Survival

History 331S-01 (7857) - Illiberal Nondemocracies: Focus on Eastern Europe and Asia

History 334S-01 (5952) - The University as a Culture: A Survivors Guide

History 345-01 (8277) – North American Environmental History

History 347-01 (6666) - African Americans Since 1865

History 365D-001  – The Modern Regulatory State

History 374D-001 (6727) - Women, Gender, and Sexuality in U.S. History

History 386S-01 (2982) - Apartheid South Africa and the Struggles for Democracy

History 389S-01 (6759) - Family Rights/Human Rights

History 449S-01 (8173) - Syria, 1921-2021

History 450S-01 (2972) - South African Life Histories

History 567S-01 (7793) - American Grand Strategy

 

Previous Semesters

History 116-01 (3210) – Introduction to Human Rights

History 125S-01 (4961) – The Documentary Experience: A Video Approach

History 201-01 (5240) – Globalization and History

History 259S-01 (2708) – Contemporary South Africa

History 284-01 (4386) – Life Within Capitalism: A History of its Values, Measures and Struggles

History 290-01 (3184) – Race and College Sports

History 333S-01 (7838) – Social Engineering & Movements

History 345-01 (6999) – North American Environmental History

History 358-01 (4989) – The South in Black and White

History 365D-001 (9086) – The Modern Regulatory State

History 383-01 (5265) – Engineering Global Middle East

History 390S-02 (7844) – What Might Have Been

History 469S-01 (8867) – Islamic Law in History

History 548S-01 (5259) – Global History of Medicine

HISTORY 89S-01(6954)- First Year Seminar: History Fact/Fiction

HISTORY 114-01(6995)- Intro to the History of Modern Warfare

HISTORY 124-01(7020)- History of the Present

HISTORY 125S-01(6635)- The Documentary Experience: A Video Approach

HISTORY 127FS-01(7294)- Globalization and Corporate Citizenship

HISTORY 143S-01(7034)- History of the South

HISTORY 166S-01(6993)- Anarchism and its Discontents

HISTORY 186S-01(7015)- Living Through the Great War

HISTORY 188S-01(7016)- The Price of Sex: Gender and the Global Political Economy

HISTORY 190FS-06(6982)- Topics in Focus Program: Religious Freedom in America

HISTORY 203-01(7011)- History of Global Health

HISTORY 239-01(7008)- History of Chinese Medicine

HISTORY 279-01(6955)- Foundations of Modern Terrorism

HISTORY 301T-01(7032)- Applied Historical Research

HISTORY 309-01(7014)- Alexander Hamilton and the World

HISTORY 311S-01(7000)- Men, Women, and Sports

HISTORY 322-01(8006)- Statecraft and Strategy

HISTORY 325-01(7975)- Denial, Faith, Reason: Sustainability and Survival

HISTORY 363-01(6992)- History of Capitalism in the United States

HISTORY 386S-01(7379)- Apartheid South Africa and Struggles for Democracy

HISTORY 389S-01(7005)- Family Rights/Human Rights

HISTORY 390-01(6957)- Slavery and Freedom in the US

HISTORY 410S- History of Death

HISTORY 411S-01(7959)- Historicizing Whiteness

HISTORY 450S-01(7361)- South African Life Histories

History 242 (1244) Race in the 20th Century US

  • History 125S (3114 & 3119) The Documentary Experience: A Video Approach 
  • History 156S (6975) Gateway Seminar: Cold War America
  • History 160S (6977) Gateway Seminar: The Global Sixties
  • History 183S (6978) Gateway Seminar: Civil Rights and Asian Americans
  • History 201 (6980) Globalization and History
  • History 238S (6985) Political Nonviolence
  • History 259S (9743) Contemporary South Africa
  • History 280S (5185) Masculinities and Politics
  • History 284 (9120) Life Within Capitalism
  • History 286 (6992) Europe in Twentieth Century
  • History 296S (9748) Race and Society
  • History 322 (9760) Statecraft and Strategy
  • History 334S (5878) The University as a Culture
  • History 345 (7000) North American Environmental History
  • History 358S (3146) The South in Black and White
  • History 359 (7001) Violent Jihad in 20th Century
  • History 365D (7002) The Modern Regulatory State
  • History 374 (7007) Women/Gender/Sexuality in US
  • History 389S (7008) Family Rights/Human Rights
  • History 390S.02 (7009) What Might Have Been
  • History 548S (7047) Global History of Medicine