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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 planning to attend graduate school are encouraged to take a foreign language sequence instead of electives.

Minor

A minor in History requires the completion of 18 hours; six hours of freshman- or sophomore-level History courses and 12 additional hours of 300-400-level History courses. A minimum grade of C is required in all courses.

Public History Minor

A Minor in Public History requires the completion of 18 hours: HIST 255, HIST 256, HIST 371, HIST 395, and HIST 396. To fulfill the remaining hours of coursework, students must either complete HIST 497 or HIST 496. A minimum grade of C is required in all courses.

Undergraduate Certificate in Public History

The certificate program in Public History offers concentrated study, training, and hands-on experience in Analytical, Communication, Customer Service, Organizational, Problem-Solving, and Research Skills.
Completion of this certificate allows students to develop skills necessary for employment in a diverse range of public history positions.
A certificate in Public History requires 21 semester hours with a minimum grade of C in all courses.

Students will complete the following required courses: HIST 255, HIST 256, HIST 371, HIST 395, and HIST 396. To fulfill the remaining 6 hours of coursework, students must complete either HIST 497 or both HIST 496 and ENGL 498.

Bachelor of Arts Degree in History

(CLR) Computer Literacy Requirement (GER) General Education Requirement
(OCR) Oral Communication Requirement (UR) University Requirement

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Elective or Foreign Language Sequence 3
1 Elective or Foreign Language Sequence 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course UR 1
1 HIST Sequence 101-102 or
150-151
GER 6
1 MATH Elective GER 3
1 MATH Elective GER 3
1 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
1 HIST 255 3
2 Fine Arts Elective GER 3
2 ECON Elective GER 3
2 ENGL Literature Elective GER 3
2 GEOG Elective 3
2 GOVT 101 3
2 SPCH 101 OCR 3
2 HIST 256 3
2 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
2 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
2 SOCI 151 GER 3
3 Computer Literacy Elective(s) CLR 2
3 ENGL
MACO
366 or 368
251***
GER 3
3 HIST 371 3
3 GOVT Elective 200-level or above 3
3 HIST Elective 200-level or above 3
3 HIST Elective 300-level or above 3
3 HIST Elective 300-level or above 3
3 Elective *** 3
3 Minor or Elective 3
3 Minor or Elective 3
4 HIST 491 3
4 HIST Elective ** 3
4 HIST Elective ** 3
4 HIST Elective ** 3
4 Minor or Elective *** 3
4 Minor or Elective *** 3
4 Minor or Elective 300-level or above 3
4 Minor or Elective 300-level or above 3
4 Social Sciences Elective 300-level or above 3
4 Social Sciences Elective 300-level or above 3
  TOTAL HOURS     120

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

**3 hrs. each from an advisor-approved U.S., European, and non-Western 300+ History course.
*** 45 semester hours numbered 300 or above are required.

NOTE: A minor in another field of interest is required.

 

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