2022-23 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 17, 2024  
2022-23 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, B.A. or B.S. (2910)

Major Requirements

HIST 499  and 24 additional hours of upper-division (300-400) courses divided among three areas of study and upper level history electives: a) United States History, b) European History, and c) World History. HIST 299  should be completed before commencing upper level studies. Majors must then complete at least six hours from each of the three areas of study:

Upper Level History Electives

(at least six hours)

Students may select any two upper level history courses from those listed above or the following special courses.*

*The combined total of coursework applied to the major from the following categories of special courses may not exceed nine hours and no more than six hours may be applied from any single category: Special Topics, Travel-Study, Internships, and Independent Study courses. All requirements for the B.A. or B.S. degree must be met, including completion of a minor or second major.

Portfolio Requirement

All history majors are required to maintain an electronic portfolio containing all major written assignments, beginning with HIST 299 - History and Historians , and continuing through upper level coursework, culminating in HIST 499 - Senior Seminar: Historical Research and Writing . The portfolio assignment will be evaluated in HIST 499  and will factor into the final grade in that course.