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Academics

Bachelor of Arts
History

College of Letters and Sciences
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences and
the General Degree Requirements pages.
Suggested four year course schedule

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:

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:

OR
Select one of the following courses:
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/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:

Select one of the following fine arts courses: *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:

Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:

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:

Select one world cultures course from the following courses:

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 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 one of the following courses:
HIST 2111 U.S. History to 1865
HIST 2112 U.S. History since 1865


Select one of the following courses:

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 24
"C" or better required in each course
HIST 1000 (Five semesters)
HIST 3125 Historical Methods
HIST 4795 Senior Research Seminar


Select three of the following 3000 level courses. At least one course must be in U.S., European, and world history.

U.S. History and Geography

European History
HIST 3129 Modern Britain
HIST 3130 Introduction to Modern Ireland
HIST 3155 Intro to European History I, Ancient and Medieval
HIST 3156 Intro to European History II, Medieval and Early Modern
HIST 3157 Intro to European History III, Modern and Contemporary

World History
HIST 3126 History on Film
HIST 3135 Introduction to Latin American History
HIST 3136 Indigenous Peoples of Latin America
HIST 3137 Latin America and the United States
HIST 3138 Introduction to Asian History


Select three of the following 5000-level U.S. history/geography/world history/European history courses
(At least one course must be in U.S. history and one must be either European or world history).

U.S. History and Geography

European history and world history

Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 24
"C" or better required in HIST and GEOG courses used in this area.
Select 6 to 9 hours of HIST or GEOG courses 3000-level or above.
Select 15 to 18 hours within one of the following:
Minor other than History; European Union Certificate; African Studies Certificate; Latin American Studies Certificate; or courses leading to teacher certification

Area I General Electives Required Hours: 12

Total Hours Required: 123