2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 23, 2021  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History Major, BA

Majors in history should prepare their programs in consultation with a departmental faculty advisor. 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 30 hours, including:

Select 24 upper-division hours:

Select one course in European 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. The Department of History offers honors sections of the western civilization, world civilization, and United States history survey courses. These honors courses are open to non-majors as well. Students interested in honors work at any level should consult the department’s honors coordinator.

Select 24 upper-division hours:

Select one course in European History:

Select one additional honors course:

any honors course or honors-by-contract course