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The Department of History at the University of Maryland offers numerous courses each semester across a wide range of historical periods, geographic areas, and thematic specialties.

The Department of History offers over 200 courses each year about the history of our world—past and present—with a focus on politics, culture, religion, identity, connections, migrations, science, technology, and the environment.

Courses for History majors contain on average 25 students, allowing for discussion-centered, hands-on experiences.

Fall Session 2021: August 30-December 13

Winter Session 2022: January 3-21 | Courses by Fields of Specialization

Spring Session 2022: January 24-May 10 | Courses by Fields of Specialization | Supporting Courses

Undergraduate Program Requirements

Graduate Program Requirements

To view requirements for a graduate program, please visit the relevant program page: