Requirements for Bachelor of Arts Degree

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36 credit hours in history, including four courses from among:

  • HIST-E 100 Introduction to African History
  • HIST-F 100 Issues in Latin American History: Introduction
  • HIST-G 100 Introduction to Asian History
  • HIST-G 101 Introduction to Chinese History
  • HIST-G 102 Introduction to Japanese History
  • HIST-H 101 The World in the Twentieth Century
  • HIST-H 103 Europe: Renaissance to Napoleon
  • HIST-H 104 Europe: Napoleon to the Present
  • HIST-H 105 American History: General Course I
  • HIST-H 106 American History: General Course II

Six courses at the 200, 300 or 400 level, including:

  • two courses in one geographical area
  • one course in a second geographical area
  • one course in a third geographical area
  • two additional courses:
    • one course, H 236 The Historian's Craft (sophomore seminar)
    • one course, J 495 Senior Seminar in History
  • The research writing requirement will be filled by H 236 The Historian's Craft

Requirements for a Minor in History

18 credit hours in history

  • three courses from among:
    • HIST-E 100 Introduction to African History
    • HIST-F 100 Issues in Latin American History: Introduction
    • HIST-G 100 Introduction to Asian History
    • HIST-G 101 Introduction to Chinese History
    • HIST-G 102 Introduction to Japanese History
    • HIST-H 101 The World in the Twentieth Century
    • HIST-H 103 Europe: Renaissance to Napoleon
    • HIST-H 104 Europe: Napoleon to the Present
    • HIST-H 105 American History: General Course I
    • HIST-H 106 American History: General Course II
  • three 200, 300, or 400 level courses, including:
    • H 236 The Historian's Craft (sophomore seminar)
    • one course from a second geographical area

Requirements for a Minor in History in Conjunction with a Business Degree

18 credit hours in history

  • three courses from among:
    • HIST-E 100 Introduction to African History
    • HIST-F 100 Issues in Latin American History: Introduction
    • HIST-G 100 Introduction to Asian History
    • HIST-G 101 Introduction to Chinese History
    • HIST-G 102 Introduction to Japanese History
    • HIST-H 101 The World in the Twentieth Century
    • HIST-H 103 Europe: Renaissance to Napoleon
    • HIST-H 104 Europe: Napoleon to the Present
    • HIST-H 105 American History: General Course I
    • HIST-H 106 American History: General Course II
  • one (1) course
    • A 353 American Economic History I or A 354 American Economic History II
  • one 200, 300 or 400 level other U.S. history course
  • one 200, 300 or 400 level non-U.S. history course

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