MAJOR

          • Requirements for majors seeking a concentration in U.S., European, or Non-Western History (totaling 33 hours):
            a) at least 3 hours below the 199 level
            b) History 299 (which shall normally be taken during the sophomore year)
            c) 24 hours of additional course work which must include at least one course from each of the following groups*
            Group A: HIST 308, 309, 320, 329, 330, 331, 332, 351
            Group B: HIST 305, 306, 321, 324, 340, 341, 342, 370
            Group C: HIST 300, 303, 307, 311, 316, 317, 319, 344, 345, 346, 347, 357, 362, 363, 364, 406
            d) History 499 (which shall normally be taken during the senior year)
          • Requirements for majors seeking a concentration in Public History and Archaeology (totaling 33 hours)
            a) At least three hours below the 199 level
            b) History 299 (which shall normally be taken during the sophomore year)
            c) 3 hours each in Groups A and B:
            GROUP A: HIST 308, 309, 320, 329, 330, 331, 332, 351
            GROUP B: HIST 305, 306, 321, 324, 340, 341, 342, 370
            d) HIST 210, 220, 303, 316, 420
            e) History 499 (which shall normally be taken during the senior year)
          • Minor/collateral requirements (two options)
            a) Two 12-hour collaterals approved by the faculty adviser
            b) An 18-hour minor approved by the faculty adviser
          • Participation in all required program assessment activities during the senior year
          • *Students wishing to seek a concentration in U.S., European, or Non-Western History must take at least 15 hours in the appropriate group of courses
          •  *Completion of a foreign language through 202

*Students seeking the Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in history must complete requirements 1 or 2 as well as 3, 4, and 6. Students preparing for graduate studies in history are especially encouraged to complete the Bachelor of Arts degree. Students have the option to earn the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in history by satisfying requirements 1 through 3 of the major requirements listed above.

  • It is recommended that history majors take Mathematics 134 as part of their General Education Requirements. Students should also consider taking Computer Science 150.

    MINOR

    A minor in history consists of 18 semester hours, no more than nine of which may be below the 300 level.

    COLLATERAL

    A collateral in history consists of 12 semester hours, no more than 6 of which may be below the 300 level.

    Successful completion of a 100-level history course is required of all students enrolling in history courses at or above the 299 level. In special circumstances, exceptions may be made with the joint permission of the instructor and the department chair.