2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 24, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History Major, BA


Majors in history should prepare their programs in consultation with a departmental faculty advisor.

Continuing, returning, and transfer students must meet progression requirements before declaring a major in history.

A student may not declare a history major until he/she has completed both semesters, with a grade of C or better in each course, of a survey chosen from HIST 221 -HIST 222 , HIST 227 -HIST 228 , HIST 241 *-HIST 242 *, HIST 247 *-HIST 248 *, HIST 261 *-HIST 262 * or any two one-semester courses from any of these sequences. AP (with a score of 4 or 5) or transfer credit is acceptable to fulfill this requirement.

College Requirements


Arts and Sciences 

Major Requirements


The major consists of 33 hours, including:

Complete 9 hours:


Select 24 upper-division hours including at least 6 hours at 400 level:


Select one course in United States History:


Select 6 hours:


        any 300-400 level history courses

Honors Concentration


The honors concentration consists of 33 hours. The honors concentration provides history majors the opportunity to work with a faculty mentor on an individualized research project. All declared history majors with an overall GPA of at least 3.25 are invited to participate in the honors concentration. A grade of B or above must be maintained in all honors courses, along with an overall GPA of 3.25. Students interested in honors work at any level should consult the department's honors coordinator.

Select 24 upper-division hours:


Select one course in United States History:


Select one additional honors course:


         any history honors course or history honors-by-contract course