From the News column of the February 2003 Perspectives

Figure 4: Average Number of Undergraduate Courses per Department in History Fields by Highest Degree and Institututional Control

AHA Staff, February 2003

  Average All (N=314) BA (N=136) MA (N=82) PhD (N=87) Private Independent (N=71) Private Religious (N=76) Public (N=167)
U.S. History Courses 25.08 15.83 29.36 34.43 16.88 15.77 32.78
European History Courses 13.47 8.91 11.23 23.23 14.88 10.61 14.21
Asian History Courses 4.34 2.58 3.34 8.11 5.00 2.32 5.00
Latin American History Courses 3.19 2.03 2.99 5.21 2.91 2.13 3.80
African History Courses 2.00 1.26 1.78 3.40 2.25 1.01 2.35
Middle East History Courses 1.66 0.98 1.53 2.93 1.45 0.94 2.07
World History Courses 6.65 4.62 10.30 4.86 2.64 2.40 10.29
Western Civ Courses 4.58 3.11 6.57 4.84 2.08 4.61 5.64
Other History Courses 8.17 5.88 7.93 10.98 7.97 5.05 9.42

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