History, B.A.

Major Requirements

39 credit hours, at least 24 of which must be at the 300 and 400 level. At least 20 hours must be taken in residence.

History core:

 
HS 201WORLD CIVILIZATION TO 1500

3

HS 202WORLD CIVILIZATION SINCE 1500

3

HS 211HISTORY OF THE U.S. TO 1877

3

HS 212HISTORY OF THE U.S. FROM 1877

3

HS 300HISTORICAL METHODS

3

 

HS 490SENIOR SEMINAR

3

or

HS 491SENIOR THESIS

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Regional electives:

9 credit hours, all at the 300/400 level – one course each in the following three areas: United States; Europe; Asia, Africa, Latin America.

Total Credit Hours:9

General electives:

12 credit hours, at least 9 of which must be at the 300/400 level; at least one course besides HS 490/HS 491 must be at the 400 level.

Elective courses in the major should focus on a region or theme to be pursued in Senior Seminar or Senior Thesis.

Total Credit Hours:12

 

Licensure in Secondary Education

Students seeking licensure in secondary education should consult in timely fashion with the Department of Education and their academic advisor. These programs may entail work beyond the normal four years. Students in the Integrated Social Studies teaching licensure program must complete the following courses as part of their curriculum content requirements:

HS 201WORLD CIVILIZATION TO 1500

3

HS 202WORLD CIVILIZATION SINCE 1500

3

HS 211HISTORY OF THE U.S. TO 1877

3

HS 212HISTORY OF THE U.S. FROM 1877

3

HS 271WORLD GEOGRAPHY

3

HS 300HISTORICAL METHODS

3

HS 490SENIOR SEMINAR

3

Global Studies [one course] (these courses are global in scope and not limited to a single geographic region); Studies of Asia, Africa, and Latin America [two courses focusing on those areas]. Upper-division courses: three 300- or 400-level electives that support a regional or thematic focus.

Total Credit Hours: 39