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Degree Requirements

History is the substructure of a liberal education. History programs provide for students aspiring to careers in law, government, teaching, and archival or museum administration, but it is recognized that a minor in History is a useful preparation for any profession. The study of History gives perspective and depth to every other area of investigation. Co-op and internship opportunities are available in law offices, government agencies, libraries, archives, museums and historical organizations.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN HISTORY

33 credit hours of the following:

  • HIS 101
  • HIS 102
  • HIS 114
  • HIS 115
  • HIS 201
  • HIS 202
  • HIS 203
  • HIS 204
  • HIS 393
  • HIS 394
  • HIS 497

12 credit hours of the following electives:

  • 3 credit hours in upper-level European history
  • 3 credit hours in upper-level United States history
  • 6 hours in two of the following categories: Contemporary World, Developing World, or Asian History

3 credit hours of experiential learning (HIS 497)

MINOR IN HISTORY

  • HIS 101
  • HIS 102
  • HIS 114
  • HIS 115
  • History electives (9 hours at the 300- or 400-level) as follows:
    • 3 hours in modern European history
    • 3 hours in American history
    • 3 hours in Contemporary World, Developing World, or Asian History