Major and Minor Fields

MA Comprehensive Exam fields in History at UIC (major fields indicated in red bold typeface)

Africa
Africa since 1500
East Africa since 1500
West Africa since 1500
South Africa since 1500

China
China, Late Imperial (1500 A.D- 1911 A.D.)
China, Women's History
China, Modern China (1840 A.D. - present)

Medieval Europe
Church History
Early Middle Ages
Later Roman Empire
Medieval France
Medieval Germany

Early Modern Europe
Renaissance and Reformation
France, 1500 to 1800
Germany,, 1500 to 1800
Spain, 1500 to 1800
Eastern Europe, 1500 to 1800
Hadsburg Empire
Social History

Modern Europe
Enlightenment
Europe, 1815 to 1914
Europe since 1914
Eastern Europe since 1800
France since 1789
Germany since 1815
Poland since 1764
Social History
Nationalism

Great Britain and Ireland
Tudor and Stuart England
Hanoverian England, 1714 to 1837
Great Britain since 1837
Ireland

Russia
Muscovite Russia
Imperial Russia
Soviet Russia

Latin America
Colonial Latin America
Latin America since 1810
Central America
Andean South America
Mexico
Caribbean

Colonial America and the United States
Colonial and Revolutionary Era
Early Republic
Civil War and Reconstruction
Progressive Era, 1877 to 1917 1920
United States since 1917 1920
African-American History
Business and Economy History
Chicago History
Cultural History
Diplomatic History
Immigration and Ethnic History
Intellectual History
Labor History
Religious History
Social History
Southern History
Urban History
Women's History

Other minor fields
Islam
Demographic History
History of Medicine
History of Religions
Teaching of History
Comparative Gender and Women's History
Women's Studies
History of Sexuality
World History
Other minor fields by petition

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Ph.D. Preliminary Exam Fields in History at UIC (major fields indicated in bold typeface)

Africa
Africa since 1500
East Africa since 1500
West Africa since 1500
South Africa since 1500

Medieval Europe
Later Roman Empire
Church History
Early Middle Ages
Later Middle Ages
Medieval England
Medieval France
Medieval Germany

Early Modern Europe
Renaissance and Reformation
France, 1500 to 1800
Germany, 1500 to 1800
Spain, 1500 to 1800
Eastern Europe, 1500 to 1800
Habsburg Empire
Social History

China
China, Late Imperial (1500 A.D- 1911 A.D.)
China, Women's History
China, Modern China (1840 A.D. - present)

Modern Europe
Enlightenment
Eastern Europe since 1800
Ancient Regime and Revolutionary France
France since 1789
Germany since 1815
Poland since 1764
Social History
Nationalism

Great Britain and Ireland
Tudor and Stuart England
Hanoverian England, 1714 to 1837
Great Britain since 1837
Ireland

Russia
Muscovite Russia
Imperial Russia
Soviet Russia

Latin America
Colonial Latin America
Latin America since 1810
Central America
Andean South America
Mexico

Colonial America and the United States, 1607 to 1877
Colonial America and the United States since 1763
Colonial and Revolutionary Era
Early Republic
Civil War and Reconstruction
Progressive Era, 1877 to 1920
United States since1920
African-American History
Business and Economy History
Cultural History
Demographic History
Diplomatic History
Immigration and Ethnic History
Intellectual History
Labor History
Religious History
Southern History
Urban History
Gender and Women's History

Other Major Fields by petition

Other Minor Fields
China
Imperialism and Decolonization
Islam
Demographic History
History of Medicine
History of Sexuality
History of Technology
Jewish History since 1750
Women's and Gender History
Gender and Women's Studies
World History
Other minor fields by petition

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