2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 14, 2021  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

History [HIS]


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In addition to the required 100-level history courses in European or World History and the 200-level American history survey courses, all students must take HIS 290 (research methods), HIS 490 (a research seminar) and at least six hours at the 300 level or above in each of the following areas: United States history, European history, non-western history (Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America).

Note: The bachelor of arts degree requires intermediate level (202) proficiency in a foreign language.

Career Potential

  • Public history (museum, archives)
  • Professional school, such as law or social work
  • College history teacher
  • Business

United States 300 level or above (6 cr. hr.):


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124


Example of the B.A. in History over four years


First Year


Second Year


Fall Total credit hours: 15


  • GE course
  • GE course
  • Foreign language
  • Upper level history
  • Upper level history
    Or

Spring Total credit hours: 15


  • GE course
  • GE course
  • Foreign language
  • Upper level history
  • Upper level history
    Or

Third Year


Fall Total credit hours: 15


  • Quantitative Skills
  • GE course
  • Upper level history
  • Upper level history or elective
  • Elective

Spring Total credit hours: 15


  • Upper level history
  • Upper level history
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

Fourth Year


Fall Total credit hours: 16


  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective - 1 cr. hr.

Spring Total credit hours: 15


  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

Note:


Note: History majors must take at least six hours of upper-level history courses (300 level or above) in each of the following areas: United States, Europe, non-Western.

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