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History Degree Requirements

Major in History (BA /BS) *
Bell Core Requirements: (53 minimum)
Technical Requirements: (hours counted in Bell Core)
HIS 2010 The American Exp from Colonial Era to the Civil War (3)
or
HIS 2020 The American Exp from Reconstruction to the Cold War
Major Requirements: (33)
HIS 2050, The Craft of History (3)
HIS 3050, Junior Seminar (3)
HIS 4015, History Senior Capstone (3)
Electives from American History Courses (6)
Electives from European History Courses (6)
Electives from World History Courses (6)
Additional History Electives
At least three of the history elective hours must be taken at the 4000-level.
(6)
Minor Requirements (18)
General Electives (24 minimum)
Total (128)
*this degree plan is effective after June 1, 2019 for all incoming majors 

 

Major in History (BA /BS)*
General Education (56-58)
Major Requirements
HIS 2050 is a prerequisite for all History courses numbered 3000 and above
(33)
HIS 2010, The Am Exp from the Colonial Era to the Civil War OR
   HIS 2020, The Am Exp from Reconstruction to the Cold War
(3)
HIS 2050, The Craft of History (3)
HIS 3050, Junior Seminar (3)
HIS 4015, History Senior Capstone (3)
Electives from American History Courses (6)
Electives from European History Courses (6)
Electives from World History Courses (3)
Additional History Electives
At least three of the history elective hours must be taken at the 4000-level.
(6)
Minor Requirements (18)
General Electives (19-21)
Total (128)
*this degree plan applies to students enrolled before June 1, 2019.

 

Minor in History 
Minor Requirements
HIS 2050 is a prerequisite for all History courses numbered 3000 and above
HIS 2010, The Am Exp from the Colonial Era to the Civil War OR
   HIS 2020, The Am Exp from Reconstruction to the Cold War
(3)
HIS 2050, The Craft of History (3)
Electives from European History Courses (3)
Electives from World History Courses (3)
History Electives (6)
Total (18)