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Commemoration of the Day of the Dead (All Souls' Day) in Mexico (Posada, 1910).
The World History theme in the History PhD program, while recently launched, supports graduate students at all levels. The program offers two courses on world-historical issues in most years along with supplementary courses in related fields. For further information, contact Profs. Diego Holstein, Patrick Manning, or Molly Warsh; for interest in empire in world history, contact Prof. Holger Hoock.
The History Department website provides additional description of the graduate program and application for admission. Learn more>
The Department of History at Pitt offers introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in world history. Students may take a World History Concentration within a History major, providing coherent preparation for graduate study in world history, in interdisciplinary global studies, or work in fields requiring broad background and cross-cultural experience.
The History Department website provides information on the major and minor in History. Learn more>
A teaching credential in Social Studies and History may be obtained through graduate study in the Department of Instruction and Learning in the Pitt School of Education. World History is one of the most commonly taught courses in secondary schools, and undergraduate courses in World History provide a strong background for those who will enter teacher-preparation programs. The World History Center and the Department of Instruction and Learning cooperate closely in assisting undergraduate History students to become graduate students in Education and then become successful teachers. For further information contact Prof. Molly Warsh in History, or contact Profs. Michael Lovorn or Ashley Woodson in Education.