2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 24, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

History Major


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(42 credits)

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Learning Outcomes  

The History Program offers students a broad liberal arts foundation that deepens their knowledge and understanding of the world, stimulates, effective participation in contemporary society, and cultivates deep-thinking skills required for success in a wide range of employment areas or graduate study.

Electives (24 credits):


A minimum of 6 credits in each of the following areas, with at least one 400-level course in each area and 6 additional credits of electives are required from any of the three areas.

At least 15 of the 24 hours must be at the 400-level.

Note:


Students desiring a more specialized program may declare the following concentration in place of the Electives:

Public and Applied History Concentration (24 credits):


Required History (6 credits):


Directed History Electives (18 credits):


  • 6 credits from (Area A) United States;
  • 6 credits from (Area B) Ancient, early modern, and modern European history;
  • 6 credits from (Area C) The Wider World: Mediterranean, Near East, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

At least 12 credits must be at the 400-level, with at least one 400-level course in each area of study. A student may substitute three credits of directed electives with appropriate cognate courses taken in other departments. These cognate courses must be approved by the History Department Chair.

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This program has the following GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work. 

*There are 3 types of major electives: Area A-United States; Area B-Ancient , early modern, and modern European history; and Area C-The Wider World. To complete the degree you must earn 6 credits in each of the areas with at least one of the courses in each area at the 400-level. You need to complete 24 total credits in major electives (which is 6 additional beyond the required 6 in each of the areas). At least 15 of the 24 major elective credits need to be at the 400-level.

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


Spring 2nd Year


Fall 3rd Year


  • Foundational Studies:  Fine and Performing Arts | Credits/Units 3
  • Foundational Studies: ​ Junior Composition | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

    15 Credits

Spring 3rd Year


  • Foundational Studies:  UDIE | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

    15 Credits

Fall 4th Year


  • Foundational Studies:  UDIE | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

15 Credits

Spring 4th Year


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