Bachelor of Arts in History

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The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years.


Course Credits
Freshman Year  
First Semester 16
ENG 101  English Composition I** 3
UNI 100  First-Year Seminar** 1
History Survey 6
General Education Courses 6
   
Second Semester 15
ENG 102  English Composition II** 3
History Survey 6
General Education Courses 6
   
Sophomore Year  
Third Semester 15
HIS 295  The Craft of History 3
History Elective
3
General Education, Minor  OR  Elective Courses
9
   
Fourth Semester 15
History Electives 9
General Education, Minor  OR  Elective Courses 6
   
Junior Year  
Fifth Semester 15
Readings in History 3
Minor  OR  Elective Courses 6
General Education Courses 6
   
Sixth Semester 15
300- or 400-level History Elective
3
300- or 400-level History Course (Non-Western)*
3
300- or 400-level General Education, Minor  OR  Elective Courses 
9
   
Senior Year  
Seventh Semester 15
300- or 400-level History Courses 6
300- or 400-level General Education, Minor  OR  Elective Courses 9
   
Eighth Semester 15
HIS 495 Seminar in U.S. History* 3
300- or 400-level General Education, Minor  OR  Elective Courses 6
General Education, Minor  OR  Elective Courses 6
Total 120

* Required major and related courses

** Required and recommended General Education courses

Program Requirements

History Survey Courses

  • Pick two from: HIS 101, 104, 111
  • Pick two from: HIS 102, 106, 112

Non-western History Courses

  • Pick two from: HIS 309, 310, 317, 323, 324, 345, 352, 353, 366, 367, 370, 410, 425, 430; POS 322,325, 326

History Electives

  • Pick five (at least three at the 300-400 level)