2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 21, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History B.A.

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The program of study in history offers a Bachelor of Arts degree. All majors complete several "major requirements" which provide needed background in research and writing, in the theory of the discipline, and in the various fields of history. Students must also complete a capstone experience including two research seminars. Students needing a writing sample or other credential for career advancement or graduate study can complete a Senior Thesis. A degree in history is useful to students interested in careers involving critical thinking, research and oral and written communication. It serves as a prerequisite for graduate study in a number of fields, including history and many other social science disciplines, education, law, and theology. A degree in history prepares students for careers in government, the international arena, law, theology, business, non-profit work, as well as for graduate study.

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements.   

Upper Division Major Requirements (9 Credit Hours)

Must pass with a grade of "C" or better.

Upper Division Content Courses (39 Credit Hours)

Must pass with a grade of "C" or better.

V. Minor, Certificate Program or Related Studies (15-18 Credit Hours)

Upper-level courses in appropriate minor, certificate program or related disciplines, in consultation with advisor. Students are encouraged to enroll in an internship or study abroad experience.

Free Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Any courses in the university curriculum.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

University-Wide Degree Requirements (3 Credit Hours)


Graduation Credit Hour Total (123 Credit Hours)

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