May 18, 2024  
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, B.A.

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Department of History  
James Beeby, program coordinator

A major in History consists of 39 semester hours (13 courses). Four are lower-division courses: two 1000-level courses consisting of HIST 1010 * or HIST 1110 * and HIST 1020 * or HIST 1120 *; two 2000-level courses selected from HIST 2010 *, HIST 2020 *, and HIST 2030 *. Nine are upper-division courses, one of which must be HIST 3010  (Historian’s Craft) or  HIST 3011  (Teaching Historical Thinking); two must be selected from each of the following areas: global, European, and U.S.; the remaining two may be any upper-division history courses. The student must also fulfill all the other requirements for the B.A. degree (see Academic Policies and Procedures ), to include a foreign language and a specific minor listed for the B.A. History majors are to see their departmental advisors at least once per semester.

*Courses counting as General Education requirements that are also needed for the History major.

Curriculum: History

Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


  • Minor courses 6 credit hours (if necessary for 18-hour minor)
  • Global history elective 3 credit hours
  • History electives 6 credit hours
  • General electives 12 credit hours
  • Elective 1 credit hour

Subtotal: 28 Hours

Total hours in program: 120

Academic Map

Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

History, B.A., Academic Map   

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