Simon Muzenda School Of Arts, Culture And Heritage Studies

Bachelor Of Arts Honours Degree in History

Not every module will be on offer every semester.

Part I Semester I

Core modules

HH 101 Introduction to the Study of History

HH 102 Pre-colonial History of Zimbabwe

HH 103 European History, 1400-1789

HH 104 Southern Africa before the Mineral Revolution

HH 105 Selected Themes in Pre-colonial History of Africa

BHS 110 Introduction to Zimbabwean Cultures and Heritage

CSARM 101 Communication Skills

Part I Semester II

Core modules

HH 106 Methodologies and Techniques in History

HH 107 European History, 1789-1918

HH 108 Southern Africa since the Mineral Revolution

HH 109 History of Zimbabwe, 1890-1980

EF 105 Information Communication and Technology

BAC 101 African Philosophy and Thought

Part II Semester I

Each student shall be required to study six modules.

Optional modules

HH 201 Zimbabwe since Independence

HH 202 History of Asia before 1800

HH 203 History of Latin America and the Caribbean to Independence

HH 204 History of the United States of America, 1865- 1945

HH 205 European History, 1919-1991

HH 206 Pre-colonial History of West Africa

HH 207 World Revolutions since 1900

HH 208 History of Russia before 1855

 Part II Semester II

Each student shall be required to study six modules.

Optional modules

HH 209 Pre-colonial History of East Africa

HH 210 History of Asia, 1800-1949

HH 211 Zimbabwean Historiography since the Colonial Period

HH 212 Colonial History of West Africa

HH 213 History of Political Thought in Eastern and Western Europe

HH 214 Women in African History

HH 215 International Relations, 1918-1945

HH 216 History of Russia since 1855


HH 301 Employer’s Assessment

HH 302 Academic Supervisor’s Assessment

HH 303 Work-Related Learning Report

Part IV Semester I

Each student shall be required to study six modules.

Optional Modules.

HH 401 History of African Political Thought

HH 402 History of Latin America and the Caribbean since Independence

HH 403 History of Ethnicity in Africa

HH 404 History of African Borderlands before Independence

HH 405 Colonial East Africa

HH 406 Medical History of Africa

HH 407 Zimbabwe and the International Community since 1980

HH 408 East Africa since Independence

Part IV Semester II

Compulsory module

HH 470 Research Project

Optional Modules

HH 409 African Border Studies since Independence

HH 410 History of African Liberation Movements

HH 411 West Africa since Independence

HH 412 History of Conflict in the Middle East since 1945

HH 413 Africa’s Regional Organisations

HH 414 International Relations since 1945

HH415 Constitutionalism in Africa

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