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Bachelor of History

Bachelor of History - major
Academic year :
The full-time model path of 'Bachelor of History - major' consists of 120 ECTS-credits of courses from the Bachelor in History and 60 ECTS-credits from:
- a minor in Laws OR
- a minor in Linguistics and Literature OR
- a minor in Philosophy.
Each year/part students follow 40 ECTS-credits of courses from the Bachelor in History and at least 15 ECTS-credits of courses from their chosen minor programme.
More information about these minors can be found below.

Methodology of History and Historical Criticism

Compulsory courses

Bachelor's thesis9sp1st/2nd sem.
Duerloo, Luc
Stabel, Peter
Greefs, Hilde
Dekkiche, Malika
Shaery-Yazdi, Roschanack
Historical method6sp1st semester
Stabel, Peter
Introduction to historiography3sp1st semester
Beyen, Marnix
Exercises paleography3sp2nd semester
Marnef, Guido
 

Historical exercise 1

Exercises 16sp1st/2nd sem.
Beyen, Marnix
 

Historical exercise 2

Historical exercises 29sp1st/2nd sem.
Van Damme, Ilja
Puttevils, Jeroen
Auwers, Michael
 

Methodology of History

Select 6 ECTS credits from the list below:

History and image3sp2nd semester
Van Osselaer, Tine
History and Language3sp1st semester
Beyen, Marnix
History and number6sp1st semester
Blondé, Bruno
 

Heuristics per historical period

Select one course from the list below:

Heuristics per Historical Period: Middle Ages and Early Modern Era3sp1st semester
Marnef, Guido
Heuristics per Historical Period: Contemporary Period3sp1st semester
Scheltiens, Vincent
Heuristics per Historical Period: Islamic World3sp1st semester
Dekkiche, Malika
Shaery-Yazdi, Roschanack
 

Introduction to History

Compulsory courses

History of Antiquity6sp2nd semester
Laes, Christian
History of the Middle Ages6sp1st semester
Soens, Tim
History of the Early Modern Period6sp2nd semester
History of the Contemporary Period6sp1st semester
Greefs, Hilde
Contemporary history6sp2nd semester
Van Ginderachter, Maarten
Introduction to world history6sp2nd semester
Van Ginderachter, Maarten
History of the Islamic World6sp2nd semester
Dekkiche, Malika
Shaery-Yazdi, Roschanack
 

History per period and per area

Students select four courses from the following list:

Middle Ages: politics and institutions6sp2nd semester
Puttevils, Jeroen
Middle Ages: cultural history6sp2nd semester
Fraeters, Veerle
Middle Ages and Early Modern Era: Social and Economic History6sp1st semester
Blondé, Bruno
Stabel, Peter
Early Modern Era: politics and institutions6sp1st semester
Duerloo, Luc
Early Modern Era: cultural history6sp2nd semester
Marnef, Guido
Contemporary Era: politics and institutions6sp1st semester
Beyen, Marnix
Contemporary Era: cultural history6sp2nd semester
Tritsmans, Bart
Contemporary Era: social and economic history6sp1st semester
Van Damme, Ilja
Greefs, Hilde
The modern Islamic World: 1600-Today6sp2nd semester
Shaery-Yazdi, Roschanack
The premodern Islamic World: 600-16006sp1st semester
Dekkiche, Malika
 

Philosophy and Social Sciences

World View and Culture3sp2nd semester
Levrau, François
 

Free-choice elective

Select 6 ECTS-credits from the list below or a fifth course from the list under the header 'History per period per area'.

History of Belgium6sp1st semester
Dhondt, Frederik
History of the Low Countries6sp1st semester
Thiry, Steven
History of Russia and the Sovjet-Union3sp1st semester
Duerloo, Luc
Introduction in Christian Culture3sp2nd semester
Fraeters, Veerle
Introduction to Jewish culture3sp2nd semester
Hofmeester, Karin
Ecological history3sp2nd semester
Soens, Tim
History of Central Europe3sp1st semester
Duerloo, Luc
 

Minor Law

Legal courses with exercises and legal skills

Compulsory courses: 60 ECTS-credits

Sources and Foundations of Law6sp1st semester
Velaers, Jan
Introduction to Private Law3sp1st semester
Barbaix, Renate
Law of Persons and Family Law6sp2nd semester
Swennen, Frederik
Civil Procedure Law and Evidence6sp2nd semester
Rutten, Stefan
General Contract Law6sp1st semester
Weyts, Britt
Constitutional Law6sp2nd semester
Velaers, Jan
Law of the European Union6sp2nd semester
Meeusen, Johan
Liability and Insurance Law6sp1st semester
Vansweevelt, Thierry
Criminal Law3sp1st semester
Rozie, Joëlle
Criminal Procedure Law3sp2nd semester
Meese, Joachim
Legal methodology6sp1st/2nd sem.
Vanheule, Dirk
Labour Law3sp1st semester
Cuypers, Daniël
 

Minor Philosophy

60 ECTS - credits

Choice 54 ECTS - credits

Students select 54 ECTS-credits from the list below.

History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy6sp1st semester
Van Eekert, Geert
History of Modern Philosophy6sp2nd semester
Lemmens, Willem
Contemporary analytical philosophy6sp2nd semester
Schaubroeck, Katrien
Contemporary continental philosophy6sp1st semester
Cools, Arthur
 
Logic and excercises6sp1st semester
Ethics6sp1st semester
Schaubroeck, Katrien
Philosophy of culture6sp2nd semester
Cools, Arthur
Metaphysics6sp1st semester
Van Eekert, Geert
Gnoseology and epistemology6sp2nd semester
Philosophical psychology6sp2nd semester
Myin, Erik
Social & political philosophy6sp1st semester
Reynaert, Peter
 
Seminar modern philosophical authors 13sp2nd semester
Vanheeswijck, Guy
Seminar contemporary philosophical authors 13sp1st semester
Schaubroeck, Katrien
Seminar modern philosophical authors 23sp1st semester
Lemmens, Willem
Seminar on contemporary philosophical authors 23sp2nd semester
Van Eekert, Geert
 

Choice 6 sp

Students select 6 ECTS-credits from the list below.

Bio-ethics6sp2nd semester
Lemmens, Willem
Judaism and philosophy6sp1st semester
Liska, Vivian
Foundations of European culture6sp2nd semester
Vanheeswijck, Guy
Philosophy of music6sp1st semester
De Munck, Marlies
Philosophy of economics6sp1st semester
Opdebeeck, Hendrik
Philosophy of language6sp2nd semester
Leuridan, Bert
Philosophy of art6sp1st semester
Cools, Arthur
Philosophy of technology6sp2nd semester
Opdebeeck, Hendrik
Applied ethics6sp1st semester
Van Liedekerke, Luc
Philosophy of religion6sp1st semester
Braeckmans, Luc
 

Minor Linguistics and Literature

For a minor in Theatre, Film and Literature, you have to follow 60 ECTS-credits of courses from the Bachelor programme of Theatre, Film and Literature.
For a minor in Linguistics and Literature in one language you have to follow 12 ECTS-credits of courses in general linguistic and in general literature, AND all proficiency courses of the chosen language AND several language-specific linguistic or literary courses, The student should follow 60 ECTS-credits in total.

1. Theatre, film and literature

Compulsory courses

History of the theatre6sp1st semester
Meeus, Hubert
History of the film 1: early cinema3sp1st semester
Paulus, Tom
Film and genre3sp2nd semester
Brouwers, Anke
History of the film 2: classic and modern period6sp2nd semester
Jacobs, Steven
Text and representation6sp2nd semester
Jacobs, Steven
 
Dramaturgy: foundations6sp1st semester
Vanhoutte, Kurt
Adaptation in theatre, film and literature 13sp1st semester
Van Den Dries, Luc
Adaptation in theatre, film and literature 23sp2nd semester
Hillen, Sabine
Brouwers, Anke
Film analyses6sp2nd semester
Paulus, Tom
Jacobs, Steven
 
Performance analysis6sp1st semester
Van Den Dries, Luc
Culture of Modernity6sp1st semester
Vanhoutte, Kurt
Paulus, Tom
 

One compulsory courses to choose from:

Internship6sp2nd semester
Van Den Dries, Luc
Self-study6sp2nd semester
Van Den Dries, Luc
 

2a. General linguistic courses

Compulsory course

General Linguistics 16sp1st/2nd sem.
Vermandere, Dieter
 

2b. General literary courses

Compulsory course

General Literary Theory 16sp2nd semester
Absillis, Kevin
 

Dutch proficiency

Compulsory courses

Dutch Proficiency 16sp1st/2nd sem.
Bernolet, Sarah
Dutch Proficiency 2: Academic writing3sp1st semester
Bernolet, Sarah
Dutch Proficiency 3: journalistic writing3sp2nd semester
Bernolet, Sarah
 

Dutch linguistics, literature and culture

Select 36 ECTS-credits from the following list:

Dutch linguistics 1: basic concepts in syntax and morphology6sp1st/2nd sem.
Vandekerckhove, Reinhild
Sandra, Dominiek
Dutch Linguistics 2: Synchronic perspectives6sp2nd semester
Gillis, Steven
Nuyts, Jan
Vandekerckhove, Reinhild
Dutch Linguistics 3: diachronic perspectives6sp1st semester
Nuyts, Jan
Vandekerckhove, Reinhild
 
Cultural Studies of the Low Countries 13sp1st semester
Fraeters, Veerle
Cultural Studies of the Low Countries 23sp2nd semester
Humbeeck, Kris
History of the Dutch-language literature 1: Middle Ages and Early-Modern Times6sp2nd semester
Meeus, Hubert
Sleiderink, Remco
History of the Dutch-language literature 2: from the French Revolution until the Great War6sp1st semester
Debergh, Gwennie
History of Dutch-language literature 3: from the Great War until the present day6sp1st semester
Absillis, Kevin
 

English proficiency

Compulsory courses

English Proficiency 13sp1st semester
Van De Poel, Kris
English Proficiency 23sp2nd semester
Thewissen, Jennifer
English Proficiency 3: Academic Literacy Skills3sp1st semester
Van De Poel, Kris
English Proficiency 43sp2nd semester
Thewissen, Jennifer
English Proficiency 56sp1st semester
Thewissen, Jennifer
English: grammar 13sp1st semester
Brisard, Frank
English Grammar 23sp2nd semester
Ureel, Jimmy
English grammar 3. The complex sentence6sp2nd semester
Brisard, Frank
 

English linguistics, literature and culture

Select 18 ECTS-credits from the following list:

English Linguistics. From Beowulf to Bislama6sp2nd semester
Van der Auwera, Johan
 
Introduction to the Study of Literature in English6sp1st/2nd sem.
Joosen, Vanessa
Nineteenth-century Literature in English6sp1st semester
Herman, Luc
Eeckhout, Bart
Twentieth-century Literature in English6sp1st semester
Herman, Luc
Van Hulle, Dirk
English Culture and History6sp2nd semester
Albers, Frank
 

German proficiency

Compulsory courses

German Grammar 13sp1st semester
Smits, Tom
German proficiency 16sp1st/2nd sem.
Mortelmans, Tanja
German Grammar 23sp2nd semester
Mortelmans, Tanja
German grammar 33sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Tanja
German Proficiency 26sp1st/2nd sem.
Mortelmans, Tanja
German Proficiency 36sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Tanja
 

German linguistics, literature and culture

Select 21 ECTS-credits from the following list:

German Linguistics 13sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Tanja
German Linguistics 26sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Tanja
German texts 13sp2nd semester
Crauwels, Geert
 
History of German literature 13sp2nd semester
Sepp, Arvi
German texts 23sp1st semester
Liska, Vivian
History of German literature 23sp2nd semester
Sepp, Arvi
History of German Culture6sp2nd semester
Linden, Patricia
German texts 36sp2nd semester
Crauwels, Geert
 

French proficiency

Compulsory courses

French Proficiency 1: oral and writing Proficiency3sp2nd semester
Schuerewegen, Franc
Gyssels, Kathleen
French Proficiency 2: grammar and vocabulary, oral and written Proficiency - part 13sp1st semester
Schuerewegen, Franc
Vanderheyden, Ann
Gyssels, Kathleen
French Proficieny 2: grammar and vocabulary, oral and written Proficiency - part 23sp2nd semester
Schuerewegen, Franc
Vanderheyden, Ann
Gyssels, Kathleen
French Linguistics and Proficiency 36sp1st semester
Dendale, Patrick
French Grammar 16sp1st/2nd sem.
Lievois, Katrien
 

French linguistics and literature

Select 27 ECTS-credits from the following list:

French linguistics 1: phonetics, morphology and syntax of modern French6sp2nd semester
De Mulder, Walter
French linguistics 1: history of French3sp2nd semester
Vanderheyden, Ann
French Linguistics 2: grammatical and lexical semantics, synchronic and diachronic approaches6sp2nd semester
Dendale, Patrick
 
French literature 1: from the Middle Ages until 18006sp1st semester
Pelckmans, Paul
French literary history 2: French and French-language literature from the 19th century until today6sp1st semester
Gyssels, Kathleen
French Culture 16sp1st semester
Schuerewegen, Franc
Peeters, Kris
French Literature 3: genres and texts6sp2nd semester
Schuerewegen, Franc
Gyssels, Kathleen
 

Spanish proficiency

Compulsory courses

Spanish Grammar 13sp1st semester
Verhaert, Anne
Spanish Grammar 23sp2nd semester
Verhaert, Anne
Spanish Proficiency 16sp1st/2nd sem.
Gras, Pedro
Spanish Proficiency 26sp1st semester
Arbaiza, Diana
Spanish Proficiency 33sp2nd semester
Ortuño Casanova, María del Rocío
Spanisch Proficiency 4: oral proficiency3sp1st semester
Ortuño Casanova, María del Rocío
Spanish Proficiency 5: written Proficiency3sp2nd semester
Ortuño Casanova, María del Rocío
 

Spanish linguistics, literature and culture

Select 24 ECTS-credits from the following list:

Spanish linguistics 13sp2nd semester
Gras, Pedro
Spanish linguistics 26sp2nd semester
Gras, Pedro
Spanish Linguistics 36sp2nd semester
Gras, Pedro
 
Introduction to the Spanish and Spanish-American Culture and Literature3sp2nd semester
Arbaiza, Diana
Spanish and Spanish American literature 16sp1st semester
De Maeseneer, Rita
Latin America: Society and Culture3sp1st semester
Stallaert, Christiane
Spain: Society and Culture3sp2nd semester
Stallaert, Christiane
Spanish American literature 23sp1st semester
De Maeseneer, Rita
Spanish literature 23sp2nd semester
Arbaiza, Diana