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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History Major (Bachelor of Arts)

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Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125-126

History majors may not use HST courses to satisfy the General Education requirements, except for the World Cultures thematic category. An HST course taken to satisfy the World Cultures thematic category cannot also count towards completing a History Elective.

Freshman - Credits: 32-33

  • Foreign Languages  (Cr: 6)
  • History Survey Sequence   (Cr: 6)
  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3-4)

Sophomore - Credits: 32

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement   (Cr:3)
  • Global Issues General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • U.S. History Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • World History Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Electives    (Cr: 6)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Diverse Perspectives Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives   (Cr: 9)
    (one must be above the 100 level)
  • History Electives    (Cr: 9)
    (two must be above the 300 level)
  • Electives   (Cr: 6)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Electives    (Cr: 9)
  • General Education Elective  (Cr: 3)
    (must be above the 100 level)

History Survey Sequence

History majors are required to complete a history survey sequence (United States History I and II, Western Civilization I and II, or World History I and II).

History Major Requirements

To meet the History Major’s U.S. History, World History, and Diverse Perspectives requirements, students must choose one course from each of the following lists. At least two of the three courses must be taken at the 300 or 400 level.

History Electives

To meet the History Electives requirements, students must choose four courses with the HST prefix (excluding HST 201 Contemporary Approaches to History). Students must take at least two of these courses at the 300 or 400 level.

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