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College of Arts and Letters
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Arts and Letters and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Bachelor of Arts


Area A Essential Skills                                   Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:
MATH 1101/1111/1113/1125/1131

Area B Institutional Options                         Required Hours: 4-5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:
ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755/LIBR 1105
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/ LEAD 1705/POLS 2401/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts                       Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ PHIL 1105
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ITDS 1145*/MUSC 1100/THEA 1100

*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology              Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/1305; BIOL 1215 (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225 (lab included); CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; ENVS 1105 (no lab); GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); ITDS 1215 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
CPSC 1105/MATH 1113/MATH 1125/MATH 1127/MATH 1131/MATH 1132/MATH 1165/MATH 2125/PHIL 2115

Area E Social Sciences                                  Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/PHIL 2135/PSYC 1101/SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ENGL 2136/GEOG 1101/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement                                Required Hours: 3
PELM 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major               Required Hours:18
Foreign Language 2001 
Foreign Language 2002 
HIST 1111 World History to 1500 
HIST 1112 World History since 1500
Select two courses from the following: 
ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics 
ENGL 2111 World Literature 1 
ENGL 2112 World Literature 2 
GEOG 1101 Introduction to Human Geography 
HIST 2111 U.S. History to 1865
HIST 2112 U.S. History since 1865

Area G Program Requirements                   Required Hours: 24
HIST 3125 Historical Methods 
HIST 4795 Senior Research Seminar 
HIST 4000 Baccalaureate Exam In History 
Select two of the following U.S. history courses: 
GEOG 5128 Cultural Geography 
HIST 3105 History of Georgia
HIST 3106 U. S. History since 1945
HIST 3109 American Indian History to 1865
HIST 3110 American Indian History since 1865
HIST 3108 Battles and Leaders of the Civil War
HIST 3115 African American History to 1865
HIST 3116 African American History since 1865
HIST 3117 United States Civil Rights Movement
HIST 3146 American Military History
HIST 3147 American Economic History
HIST 3169 History of Women in the U.S.
HIST 5105 History of Columbus and the Chattahoochee Valley
HIST 5559 Selected Topics in United States History
HIST 5567 Selected Topics in Public History
HIST 5568 Selected Topics in the American South
HIST 5566 Selected Topics in African American History
Select two of the following European history courses: 
HIST 3119 Introduction to Russia and Eastern Europe
HIST 3129 Modern Britain
HIST 5557 Selected Topics in British History
HIST 5565 Selected Topics in Russian History
HIST 5575 Selected Topics in Modern European History
Select two of the following world history / geography courses: 
GEOG 3107 World Regional Geography 
HIST 3126 History in Film
HIST 3135 Introduction to Latin American History
HIST 3136 Indigenous Peoples of Latin American
HIST 3137 Latin America and the United States
HIST 3127 Intro to Modern Africa
HIST 3128 Intro to Traditional Africa
HIST 5546 Selected Topics in African History
HIST 5545 Selected Topics in African Religions
HIST 5535 Selected Topics in Latin American History
HIST 5556 Selected Topics in Ancient/Medieval World History
HIST 5558 Selected Topics in Early Modern/Modern World History

Area H Program Electives                      Required Hours: 24
Select six to nine (6-9) hours of HIST 3*** or 
GEOG 3*** or above not taken in Area G.
Select fifteen to eighteen (15-18) hours within 
a specific minor [other than history] or the 
European Union Certificate or in courses leading 
to teacher certification.

Area I General Electives                       Required Hours: 12

Total Hours Required: 123


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