Disclaimer: The percentages listed below are calculated based on the grading information and assignment sections of publicly available syllabi. The information provided is an approximation on the types of assignments within each individual class and is not meant as an absolute interpretation of all the inherent activities in said class(es).

HIST 1111: Survey of World History/ Civilization I

Writing Required: 55% - 80%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, in-class exercises, a primary source assignment, journals, essays, and quizzes.

HIST 1112: Survey of World History/ Civilization II

Writing Required: 80% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, reading responses, small essays, and quizzes.

HIST 2111: US History 1 (to 1865)

Writing Required: 75% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, reading responses, small essays, discussion posts, and quizzes.

HIST 2112: US History 2 (since 1865)

Writing Required: 85% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, reading responses, small essays, and quizzes.

HIST 2302: The Historian’s Craft: Methodology

Writing Required: 80% - 90%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as essays, reports, reading responses, article reviews, and quizzes.

HIST 3313: Near East in Modern Times

Writing Required: 75% - 85%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, reading responses, and small essays.

HIST 3318: Africa through the Era of the Slave Trade

Writing Required: 75% - 85%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, reading responses, and small essays.

HIST 3319: The Making of Modern Africa, 1820-Present

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as reading responses, exams with short answer and essay questions, and quizzes

HIST 3326 - Colonial Latin America

Writing Required: 85% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, an analysis paper, a primary source analysis, projects, and a film review.

HIST 3327 - Latin America Since Independence

Writing Required: 90% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, book reviews, and a historiography assignment.

HIST 3341: Britain to 1688

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, reading responses, and small essays.

HIST 3342 - Britain since 1688

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, reading responses, and small essays.

HIST 3350 - Introduction to Africana Studies

Writing Required: 80% - 85%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exercises, essays, a prospectus, and quizzes.

HIST 3351 - Imperial Russia

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, a research project, quizzes, and analytical papers.

HIST 3361 - American Diplomacy

Writing Required: 70% - 80%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions and a research paper.

HIST 3362 - African-American History to 1865

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, reading responses, and small essays, and quizzes.

HIST 3500 - Junior Historiography Seminar

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as in-class discussions, a historiography paper, reflection papers, and online assignments.

HIST 4101 - Professionalism in Public Practice

Writing Required: 90% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as reading responses, small essays, and a portfolio.

HIST 4209 - Greek and Roman Warfare

Writing Required: 90% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as a historiographical essay, weekly discussions, responses, and a research paper.

HIST 4230 - War, State, and Society in Early Modern Europe

Writing Required: 75% - 85%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as analytical papers, exams with short answer and essay questions, reading responses, and small essays.

HIST 4231 - The Reformation

Writing Required: 75% - 85%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as reading responses, a primary source reaction paper, and a term paper.

HIST 4235 - France Before the Revolution

Writing Required: 75% - 85%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, critical reactions, and a research project.

HIST 4285 - Special Topics in European History

Writing Required: 75% - 85%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, reading responses, and small essays.

HIST 4385 - Special Topics in World History

Writing Required: 75% - 85%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as essays and reading responses. 

HIST 4404 - History of American Architecture

Writing Required: 80% - 90%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, fieldwork reports, and a class project or paper.

HIST 4417 - 19th Century Europe, 1789-1914

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, a research paper, and book reviews.

HIST 4418 - 20th Century Europe

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as book reviews, a research paper, exams with short answer and essay questions, and a primary source analysis assignment.

HIST 4419 - The Cold War

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, a book review essay, a pop culture analysis essay, blogs, and response papers.

HIST 4420 - The Holocaust

Writing Required: 70% - 80%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as notebook reviews, exams with short answer and essay questions, and a paper.

HIST 4422 - U.S. and Latin American Relations

Writing Required: 90% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, reading responses, small essays, and quizzes.

HIST 4430 - The Vietnam War

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, papers, and a research essay.

HIST 4432 - The Roman Republic

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as weekly discussions, a book review, an analysis paper, a bibliography assignment, and a research paper.

HIST 4436 - French Revolution – Napoleon

Writing Required: 75% - 85%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, reading responses, small essays, and analytical breakdowns.

HIST 4437 - France Since 1815

Writing Required: 75% - 85%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as a primary source project, critical responses, and exams with short answer and essay questions.

HIST 4440 - Modern Germany

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as a book review, papers, and exams with short answer and essay questions.

HIST 4441 - Modern Ireland, 1780 to Present

Writing Required: 90% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, a research paper, and a response essay.

HIST 4443 - Introduction to Modern Japan

Writing Required: 80% - 90%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, essays, summaries, and reading responses.

HIST 4446 - Soviet Russia

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as essays, exams with short answer and essay questions, quizzes, and reading responses.

HIST 4451 - Colonial America, 1492-1763

Writing Required: 90% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as journal entries, online assignments, book discussions, a research paper, and exams with short answer and essay questions.

HIST 4452 - The American Revolution, 1763-1783

Writing Required: 80% - 90%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as book discussions, journal entries, a research paper, and exams with short answer and essay questions.

HIST 4453 - The American Republic, 1783-1815

Writing Required: 80% - 90%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as essays, discussions, reading responses, and notes.

HIST 4454 - Jacksonian America 1815-1848

Writing Required: 90% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as response papers, book reviews, and exams with short answer and essay questions.

HIST 4455 - Civil War and Reconstruction: 1848-1877

Writing Required: 90% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as book reviews, response papers, and exams with short answer and essay questions.

HIST 4464 - American Sports History

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, book review papers, and a research paper.

HIST 4467 - Women in American History to 1890

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions as well as essays.

HIST 4468 - Women in American History Since 1890

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions as well as essays.

HIST 4469 - The Civil Rights Movement

Writing Required: 75% - 85%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions as well as essays.

HIST 4472 - The Rise of Modern America, 1920-1945

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as book review papers, exams with short answer and essay questions, and a final paper.

HIST 4473 - Recent America: The U.S. Since World War II

Writing Required: 70% - 80%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions, essays, and a research paper.

HIST 4474 - History of Georgia

Writing Required: 70% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as a response paper, book reviews, a research paper, and exams with short answer and essay questions.

HIST 4476 - The Old South

Writing Required: 90% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as exams with short answer and essay questions as well as essays.

HIST 4478 - American Religion to 1800

Writing Required: 85% - 95%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as journal entries, online assignments, book discussions, exams with short answer and essay questions, and a research paper.

HIST 4481 - Independent Study

Writing Required: 75% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as essays.

HIST 4484 - Senior Seminar

Writing Required: 90% - 100%

While it depends on the professor, this class can contain various writing assignments, such as a seminar essay and small writing assignments.

HIST 4485 - Special Topics

Writing Required: 80% - 100%

The assignments in this class will vary depending on the professor's specifications. This class will contain some element of writing in its various assignments, such as the following: reflection essays, research essays, reports, projects, discussions, quizzes, and/or exams that include short answer and essay questions.

Classes Without Information:

(Currently, these classes do not have publicly-accessible syllabi available for review.)

HIST 3300: Studies in American Culture

HIST 3301: History and Philosophy of Science

HIST 3311: Ancient Near East and Classical World

HIST 3312: Near East in Middle Ages

HIST 3315: Civilization of India

HIST 3321: Western Europe in Middle Ages

HIST 3323: 17th and 18th Century Europe

HIST 3363 - African-American History Since 1865

HIST 4010 - Teaching Methods for History

HIST 4210 - Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity

HIST 4232 - The Enlightenment

HIST 4250 - The First World War

HIST 4251 - The Second World War

HIST 4301 - Latin American Women

HIST 4302 - Introduction to Digital History

HIST 4303 - History of the Caribbean

HIST 4310 - Comparative Slavery and Emancipation

HIST 4400 - Introduction to Public History

HIST 4401 - Theory and Practice of Oral History

HIST 4402 - Introduction to Archival Theory and Practice

HIST 4403 - Introduction to Museum Studies

HIST 4411 - European Renaissance in Global Perspective

HIST 4413 - The Atlantic World 1450-1800

HIST 4414 - French America

HIST 4421 - Mexico Since Independence

HIST 4423 - Women and Gender in the Ancient World

HIST 4424 - Apartheid and the New South Africa

HIST 4433 - Introduction to Modern China

HIST 4461 - Environmental History

HIST 4463 - American Military History

HIST 4465 - US Society and Culture to 1865

HIST 4466 - U.S. Society and Culture Since 1865

HIST 4471 - The Gilded Age and Progressive Era, 1877-1920

HIST 4475 - Southern Families and Communities

HIST 4477 - The New South

HIST 4479 - American Religion Since 1800

HIST 4486 - Public History Internship

HIST 4505 - American Foreign Policy since 1898

HIST 4580 - American Foodways