History

Introduction

In History, the undergraduate program is in regular, extension, distance and summer. The objective, courses, and graduation requirements are more or les the same. There are slight differences in the admission requirement and course breaks downs.

 

Admission Requirement

For any program (regular, extension summer and distance), it depends on the requirements set by the ministry of education for higher education enrolment. But there may be variations in some cases.

Objective

The Department of History has its general objectives aimed at training competent and responsible citizens who are well versed in the historical knowledge. To this effect it disposes its duty to the fostering of transparent, democratic and cost effective behavior practices at the Department level.

The general objectives of the Department are mentioned as follow:

  • produce professionals who can confidently promote problem solving skills by applying their knowledge;
  • prepare citizens who will practice democratic principles
  • instill the feeling of pride, confidence and conviction that will enable the upcoming graduates to become role models to the community, committed to change and continuous improvement;
  • prepare trainees who can choose, produce and make use of appropriate technologies to enrich historical knowledge and experience.
  • attract interested and potentially able students to the learning force, taking affirmative action to support female students starting from recruitment stage notably to partly based on their teaching careers;

Breakdown

Year: I; Semester: I

Module No.

Course Title

Course

Code

Cr.

Hr

CP

01

Ethiopian History and the Horn to 1500

Hist1011

3

4

Ethiopian History and the Horn, 1500-1800

Hist1012

3

4

02

History of the Nile Basin

Hist 1023

2

3

01

Ethiopian History and the Horn, 1800-1900

Hist1013

3

5

Political History of Ethiopia since 1900

Hist1014

3

4

Economic History of Ethiopia since 1900

Hist1015

3

5

                                       Total

18

27

           

Year: I; Semester: II

 

Module No.

Course Title

Course

Code

Cr.Hr

CP

02

Early History of Africa to 1500

Hist 1021

3

5

Commn.

Basic Writing Skill

Enla2033

3

5

 

Environment and Society in Africa

Hist 1026

3

4

Africa and the Outside World, 1500-1880s

Hist 1022

4

5

Africa and the Colonial Experience, 1880s-1960

Hist 1024

4

6

03

Ancient World History to 1500

Hist 2031

4

5

                                       Total

20

28

Year: II; Semester: I

 

Module No.

Course Title

Course

Code

Cr.

Hr

CP

Module

Course Title

Code

Cr.Hr

ECTS

03

History of Africa since 1960

Hist 1025

4

6

Survey of European History, c. 1500-1850s

Hist 2032

3

4

Introduction to Logic

Cvet1012

3

5

Survey of European History, 1850s-1945

Hist 2033

3

4

History of the Americans, 1800-1945

Hist 2034

3

5

 

Spoken and Written Communication

Enla1092

3

5

                                             Total

19

29

Year: II; Semester: II

 

Module No.

Course Title

Course

Code

Cr.

Hr

CP

04

Religions and Religious Processes in Ethiopia and the Horn

Hist 2041

3

5

03

Global Development since 1945

Hist 2035

3

5

04

Peoples, politics and Cultures in Ethiopian History

Hist 2042

3

5

Socio-Cultural History of Ethiopia since 1900

Hist 2043

2

3

History of the Ethiopian Women

Hist 2044

2

3

05

Survey of Asian History c. 1850-1945

Hist 3052

3

5

                                                                       Total

16

26

Year: III; Semester: I

 

Module No.

Course Title

Course

Code

Cr.

Hr

CP

07

Introduction to History and Historiography

Hist 3071

3

5

Suppor.

Technical Report Writing

Enla 3087

3

5

05

Survey of the Islamic World to 1920s

Hist 3051

3

4

07

Historical Research Methods

Hist 3072

3

5

Commn.

Information Communication Technology

Inct1011

3

4

05

The Middle East since the 1920s

Hist 3053

3

5

                                      Total

18

28

Year: III; Semester: II

 

Module No.

Course Title

Course

Code

Cr.Hr

CP

06

 

Introduction to Tourism Resources &Tourism Mgmt

Arhm3061

3

4

Records and Archival Management

Arhm3062

3

4

Commn.

Introduction to Civics and Ethics

Cvet 1012

3

5

06

Introduction to Archaeology and Heritage Mgmt

Arhm3063

3

4

Introduction to Ethiopian Arts

Hist3064

2

2

Introduction to Museology

Muso1065

3

4

Conservation of the Historic Environment

Muso1066

3

3

07

Senior Essay   

Hist3073

4

6

                                                                   Total

20

32

Graduation requirements

Students who have taken all the required courses successfully, i.e. minimum of 180 ECTS and maximum of 190 ECT with a cumulative grade point average (CPGA 2.00) and with no “F” grade in any of the courses will be eligible for graduation.
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