Ohio University

Contemporary History Institute Courses

In addition to meeting the degree requirements of their respective departments, Contemporary History Institute students take three core courses in contemporary history. Two of these courses are seminars offered consecutively during the fall and spring semesters of the Ohio University academic year. The third course is an individual tutorial, internship, or elective.

Syllabi

Certificate Courses

CH 6010 - Introduction to Contemporary History

Investigates the nature of contemporary history, major philosophical and conceptual approaches, interpretive trends, and methodologies.

Credits: 4.0

Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.

Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 seminar

Eligible grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

CH 6020 - Issues in Contemporary History

Focuses on contemporary issues with policy implications. Students apply the conceptual and methodological approaches encountered in CH 6010 to selected problems facing current decision-makers.

Credits: 4.0

Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.

Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 seminar

Eligible grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

CH 6900 - Special Topics in Contemporary History Institute

Specific course content will vary with offering.

Credits: 1.0-15.0

Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated.

Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 lecture

Eligible grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I

CH 6930 - Special Project in Contemporary History

Individualized study, usually in the form of a one-on-one tutorial with an outside expert, although internships or enrollment in courses at other universities can be used to fulfill this requirement.

Credits: 1.0-6.0

Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 8.0 hours.

Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 independent study

Eligible grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I