The Undergraduate Program in History

Van Wickle Gates, Brown University, 1901Van Wickle Gates, Brown University, 1901

In the broadest sense, history entails the study of chronologically and culturally diverse societies, considered singly and comparatively. The aim of a History concentration is to provide students with appreciation of different approaches to the study of the past and to encourage them to develop an understanding of the ways in which societies and cultures change over time. At the time of declaring a History concentration, all students must decide, in consultation with their concentration advisor and other members of the department, what particular combinations of courses will best fulfill these objectives in accordance with the following requirements:

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Director of Undergraduate Studies: Prof. Ethan Pollock