History

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

History

Major

A major in History requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) a minimum of 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iii) a maximum of 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in History requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level core or selective units

1000 level units of study

HSTY1001
History Workshop
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
HSTY1002
Age of Empires
6      Semester 1
HSTY1003
Birth of the Present: The world since 1750
6      Semester 2
HSTY1004
History Workshop: Premodern

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
HSTY1005
History Workshop: Modern/Contemporary

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
HSTY1006
History Workshop: Americas

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 2
HSTY1007
History Workshop: Europe

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 2
HSTY1023
Emerging Giant: The Making of America
6    N HSTY2634
Semester 2
HSTY1044
Twentieth-Century Europe
6    N HSTY1043
Semester 1
HSTY1089
Introduction to Australian History
6      Intensive February
Intensive June
INGS1004
The Making of the Global Order
6      Semester 2

2000 level units of study

HSTY2606
China's Last Dynasty: The Great Qing
6    P 12 Junior credit points of History or 12 Junior credit points of Asian Studies
N HSTY2006
Semester 1
HSTY2607
Palestine, Israel and the Middle East

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000-level in History, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Arabic Language and Culture or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or ARBC3615
N JCTC2008 or GOVT2772
Semester 1
HSTY2608
European Film and History

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Though and Culture
N HSTY2008
Semester 1
HSTY2609
African-American History and Culture
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies
Semester 2
HSTY2611
America in World Affairs: A History

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or American Studies
Semester 2
HSTY2613
Russia's Revolutions: 1905 to Present
6    P 12cp at 1000 level History units
Semester 1
HSTY2616
The Human Rights Revolution

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 Junior credit points in History or Ancient History or Asian Studies
Semester 1
HSTY2618
The Age of the Crusades

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000-level in History or Ancient History
N HSTY2018
Semester 1
HSTY2626
Fascism and Antifascism

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 junior credit points in History or Ancient History or Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture
N HSTY2026
Semester 2
HSTY2630
Panics and Pandemics
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the History major or 6 credit points at 1000 level from the History major and 6 credit points at 1000 level from the (Sociology or Social Policy or Gender Studies or Cultural Studies or International Relations or English or Art History or Studies in Religion or History and Philosophy of Science) majors
Semester 1
HSTY2631
Sin City? A History of Sydney
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-legal Studies
Semester 1
HSTY2640
Twentieth-Century China
6    P 12 Junior credit points each in either History or Asian Studies
N HSTY3071 or HSTY3072
Semester 1
HSTY2642
Beyond The Great Wall: China's Frontiers

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P (12 Junior credit points of History) or (12 Junior credit points of Asian Studies)
Semester 2
HSTY2647
Renaissance Italy
6    P 12 Junior credit points each in either History or Ancient History
N HSTY2047
Semester 1
HSTY2648
Australian History on Screen

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 2
HSTY2652
Genocide in Historical Perspective
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation Thought and Culture
Semester 2
HSTY2654
Pacific Ties: Australia, China, America

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History or (completion of 24 credit points)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit will be delivered in Guilin, China. Additional travel-related costs will apply.
Intensive July
HSTY2656
A House Divided: The American Civil War

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies
Semester 1
HSTY2659
American Slavery

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the History major
N HSTY2059
Semester 2
HSTY2666
American Revolutions
6    P 12 junior credit points in History or 12 junior credit points in Ancient History or AMST1001 and HSTY1023 or HSTY1076
N HSTY2066


Dr Michael McDonnell
Semester 2
HSTY2677
Australia: Politics and Nation
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History
Semester 2
HSTY2681
Colonialism in Modern Asia

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies
Semester 1
HSTY2693
Frontier Violence in Modern Memory
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or Ancient History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Indigenous Studies
Semester 2
HSTY2698
Free Speech: An International History
6    P 12 Junior credit points of History or Ancient History
Semester 2
HSTY2700
What Do We Want? Protest in Australia

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 junior credit points in HSTY or ANHS
Semester 1
HSTY2701
Spies in the Archive
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
Semester 1
HSTY2703
Convicts and Capitalists

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History
Semester 1
HSTY2704
Vikings of the Sunrise

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
Semester 2
HSTY2706
France in Modern Europe and Beyond
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
N HSTY2658
Semester 1
HSTY2709
The Chinese World

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the History major
N ASNS1101 or HSTY1090
Semester 2
HSTY2710
Renaissance and Reformation

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the History major
N HSTY1031
Semester 1
HSTY2711
Revolutionary Europe 1780-1920

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the History major
N HSTY1045
Semester 1
HSTY2712
American History from Lincoln to Trump

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit units at 1000 level in the History major
N HSTY1076
Semester 2
HSTY2717
Brexit in Historical Perspective
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
Semester 2
ANHS2603
Ancient Greek Democracies

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 Junior credit points of Ancient History or History OR 6 Junior credit points of Ancient History and 6 Junior credit points of either Classical Studies, Latin, Greek (Ancient) or Archaeology
N ANHS2003
Semester 2
ANHS2606
The City of Rome: History and Landscape

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 6 Junior credit points in ANHS and 6 credit points in any of Ancient History, History, Archaeology, Philosophy, Greek (Ancient) or Latin or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Archaeology
Intensive January
ANHS2609
Alexander and the Hellenistic World
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
Semester 2
ANHS2610
SPQR: The Senate and the People of Rome

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
Semester 1
ANHS2614
The Emperor in the Roman World 14-117 AD

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 2
ANHS2618
The Later Roman Empire: AD 284-476
6    P 12 Junior credit points of Ancient History Greek Ancient Latin or History or 6 Junior credit points of Ancient History and 6 Junior credit points of either History Latin Greek Ancient Philosophy or Archaeology
Semester 1
ANHS2635
Augustus and the Roman Revolution

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 Junior credit points in Ancient History, Greek (Ancient), Latin or History or 6 Junior credit points in Ancient History and 6 Junior credit points in History, Latin, Greek (Ancient), Philosophy or Archaeology
Semester 1
ASNS2618
Remaking Chinese Society, 1949-Present
6    A Students with no prior knowledge of modern Chinese history are encouraged to read an introductory textbook (e.g., Edwin E. Moise. Modern China: A History. Second edition. Longman, 1994) before the start of the semester.
P 12 credit points at 1000 level from Asian Studies or Japanese Studies or Korean Studies or Chinese Studies or Indonesian Studies or Sanskrit or History or Ancient History
Semester 1
ASNS2627
Tantric Buddhism in India and Tibet
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or Japanese Studies or Korean Studiesor Chinese Studies or Indonesian Studies or Sanskrit or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
Semester 1
ASNS2634
Samurai and Merchants: Tokugawa Japan

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level each in either Asian Studies or History
N ASNS2304
Semester 1
ASNS2636
The Enigma of Japanese Power

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in History
N ASNS2306 or JPNS2316
Semester 2
ASNS2641
Traditional Korea

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 Junior credit points in units of study listed in Table A
N ASNS2501
Semester 1
ASNS2642
Modern Korea
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level
N ASNS2502
Semester 2
ASNS2660
Islam, Trade and Society-Arabia to SE Asia

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P (12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from History or 12 Junior credit points from Ancient History) or (12 Junior credit points of Indonesian Studies)
N ASNS2402
Semester 1
ASNS2661
History of Modern Indonesia
6    P 12 Junior credit points in units of study listed in Table A
Semester 2
ASNS2672
Japan in East Asia
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level
Semester 2
INGS2604
Global Superpowers
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in International and Global Studies or History
N HSTY2611
Semester 1
USSC2604
Sex, Race and Rock: US Culture
6      Intensive July

3000 level units of study

Core
HSTY3901
History in the Making
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Semester 2
HSTY3902
History Beyond the Classroom
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Semester 2
HSTY3903
History and Historians
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Semester 1
Selective
HSTY3801
Asian History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 1
HSTY3802
Medieval and Early Modern History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 1
HSTY3803
British and Modern European History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 1
HSTY3804
American History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 1
HSTY3805
Australian History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 1
HSTY3806
Global History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 1
HSTY3807
Indigenous History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 1
HSTY3808
Political and Economic History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 1
HSTY3809
Social and Cultural History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 1
HSTY3810
History of Ideas
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major
Semester 1
ANHS3635
Historiography Ancient and Modern
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Ancient History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
N ANHS2691 or ANHS2692 or ANHS2612
Semester 2
ASNS3002
Modern Japan
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Semester 1
JCTC3002
The Holocaust: History and Aftermath

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or 12 credit Points at 2000 level in European Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Semester 2
JCTC3003
The Modern Jewish Experience

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture or 12 credit points at 2000 level in European Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Modern Hebrew
Semester 1
ITLN3662
Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 6 credit points at 2000 level in any of European Studies or European or Middle Eastern or Classical Languages or Studies or Asian Studies or Government or History or Ancient History or Philosophy or Studies in Religion majors or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Italian Studies or History majors
Semester 2
USSC3603
Dissent and Protest in America
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in American Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary Project units of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
HSTY3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
HSTY3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2