• Degree: Bachelor
  • Campus: Beirut
  • Faculty: Human Sciences
  • Department: History

Program Description

The Department of History seeks to interpret the past to understand the present, promote feelings of patriotism and introduce students to various events and developments, explaining these in contemporary terms.


Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
HIST221 HISTORY OF IRAQ, IRAN, ASIA MINOR, EGYPT AND SYRIA 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
HIST223 HISTORY OF THE ARAB STATE 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
HIST225 GREEK HISTORY AND CIVILIZATION 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
Second Semester
HIST222 ABBASID HISTORY 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
HIST224 MODERN EUROPEAN & AMERICAN HISTORY 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
HIST226 METHODS OF TEACHING 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
Third Semester
HIST321 AYYUBID AND MAMLUK HISTORY 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
HIST323 ARAB ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
HIST325 MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ARAB HISTORY 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
Fourth Semester
HIST322 HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
HIST324 METHODS OF HISTORICAL RESEARCH AND MANUSCRIPT RECENSION 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
HIST326 MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY HISTORY OF THE FAR EAST 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
Fifth Semester
HIST421 MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY HISTORY OF THE ISLAMIC PEOPLES 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
HIST423 MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY LEBANESE HISTORY 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
Sixth Semester
HIST422 HISTORY OF THE OTTOMAN STATE 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
HIST424 HISTORY OF ISLAMIC MOROCCO AND ANDALUSIA 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD

Elective Department (ED)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
HIST227 PRE-ISLAMIC HISTORY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST228 ROMAN HISTORY AND CIVILIZATION 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST229 HISTORICAL TEXTS IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST230 PHOENICIAN CITIES 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST231 HISTORY OF FEUDALISM IN LEBANON IN THE MIDDLE AGES 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST232 HISTORICAL ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS IN LEBANON AND THE WORLD 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST233 CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN HISTORY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST234 ARCHAEOLOGICAL MONUMENTS IN LEBANON AND THE ARAB WORLD 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST327 HISTORY OF THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST328 OLD TURKISH, FARSI, HEBREW 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST329 ARAB–TURKISH RELATIONS IN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY HISTORY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST330 HISTORY OF EUROPE IN THE MIDDLE AGES 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST331 MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY HISTORY OF AFRICA 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST332 ARAB RELATIONS IN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY HISTORY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST425 ARAB–AMERICAN RELATIONS IN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY HISTORY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST426 CONTEMPORARY HISTORICAL ISSUES 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
HIST427 MODERN HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED

University Elective Course(UEC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
HIST002 Methods in Education 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) UEC
HIST003 Major Issues in the Arab World 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) UEC
HIST004 Modern and Contemporary Arab History 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) UEC
HIST005 CONTEMPORARY HISTORICAL ISSUES 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) UEC
HIST006 HISTORY OF THE OTTOMAN STATE 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) UEC
HIST007 Historical Archives and Manuscripts in Lebanon and the World 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) UEC
HIST008 Arab Islamic Civilization 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) UEC
HIST008 Arab Islamic Civilization 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) UEC
HIST009 ARCHAEOLOGICAL MONUMENTS IN LEBANON AND THE ARAB WORLD 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) UEC

University Requirements (UR)(CUR)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
HIST001 HISTORY OF LEBANON 1 (1Cr.:1Lec) CUR

University Requirement Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Type
HIST001 HISTORY OF LEBANON 1 (1Cr.:1Lec) Elective