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History Program

A major in History requires the completion of 36 hours of History to include HIST 101-102 or 150-151; 255; 256; 371; 491; and 18 hours of History electives (12 of which must be at the 300+ level). Among the History electives, the major is required to complete three upper level hours (advisor-approved) in each of the following areas:   United States, European, non-Western History. A minor from another field of interest is optional.  History majors may take GEOG 103 and SOCI 204 or six hours of a foreign language sequence. History majors planning to attend graduate school are encouraged to take a foreign language sequence instead of GEOG 103 and SOCI 204. 

Minor

A minor in History requires the completion of 24 hours with a minimum grade of C in  HIST 101-102 or 150-151, 255, 256, and 12 hours at the 300+ level.

Bachelor of Arts Degree in History

  • (CLR) Computer Literacy Requirement;
  • (GER) General Education Requirement;
  • (OCR) Oral Communication Requirement;
  • (UR) University Requirement
FRESHMAN YEAR Sem.Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem.Hrs.
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 Arts Elective (GER) 3
GEOG 103, SOCI 204 or Foreign Language Electives 6 ECON 255 (GER) 3
Freshman Seminar Course(UR) 1 ENGL Literature Elective (GER) 3
HIST 101-102 or 150-151(GER) 6 GEOG 104 3
MATH 101, MATH Elective (GER) 6 GOVT 101 (GER) 3
Natural Science Elective (GER) 3 HIST 255, 256 6
SPCH 101 (OCR) 3 Natural Science Electives (GER) 6
  31 SOCI 151 3
      30
       
JUNIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs.
CMPS  Literacy Elective(s)  (CLR) 2 HIST 491 3
ENGL 366 (GER) 3 HIST Electives* 9
HIST 371 3 Minor or Electives*** 12
GOVT Elective** 3 Social Science Electives*** 6
HIST Electives** 3   30
HIST Electives*** 6    
Elective*** 3    
Minor or Electives 6    
  29    

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120

* 3 hrs each from an advisor-approved U.S., European, and non-Western 300+ History.

** From 200 or above courses. / *** From 300 or above courses.

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