Dec 10, 2019  
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History


James M. Beeby, Chair

Bakari, Baran, Bynum, Chao, Conard, Doyle, Foley, Haas, Heffington, Hoffschwelle, Holloway, Hunt, Kolar, Ly, Martin, McCormack, McCusker, Myers-Shirk, Nelson, Norkunas, Polk, Pruitt, Riley-Sousa, Rosenmuller, Rupprecht, Sayward, Scherzer, Sikes, Sutherland, West, Williams, Woods

Courses in the Department of History are designed to meet the General Education needs of all students as well as to provide a solid foundation for those planning to pursue careers in history, law, journalism, business, and other fields.

The department offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History (teaching) and a Bachelor of Science in History. The department also offers a minor in History.

The Department of History coordinates the interdisciplinary minors in African American Studies; Media, History, and Culture; Environment and Human Society; Medieval Studies; Southern Studies; Twentieth-Century European Studies; American Culture; and War, Policy, and Security. Interdisciplinary minors are open to all students in the University. See Interdisciplinary Majors and Minors .

General Education Requirements

All students seeking a degree from the University must complete 6 semester hours in General Education History, selected from HIST 2010 , HIST 2020 , and HIST 2030 . Sophomore-level standing (or above) is recommended for HIST 2010 , HIST 2020 , and HIST 2030 . For General Education Humanities and/or Fine Arts, one course of Western Civilization (HIST 1010 , HIST 1020 ) or of World Civilizations (HIST 1110 , HIST 1120 ) may be taken (see General Education ).

Graduate Study

The department offers graduate certificates, the Master of Arts, and Doctor of Philosophy in Public History degrees. Requirements for these degrees and a list of the courses offered for graduate credit are published in the Graduate Catalog.