The program in History is committed to the development of a versatile course of study that is designed to prepare students for careers in history, as well as to provide pre-professional training for a variety of other fields. The department offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in History.
All students majoring in History are required to earn 30-36 semester hours in History. However, students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts program must complete twelve (12) hours of foreign language in a single language, typically Spanish or French. Also, they must earn a minor of 18 hours in a second area of concentration. All students earning a major in the area must have at least a 2.00 GPA overall to qualify for graduation with a degree in the program. Also, students must pass all classes other than the natural sciences with a grade of “C” or better. See your advisor for course sequences in: mathematics, social science, humanities, statistics, and computers.
Those interested in earning a minor in History are required to complete a minimum of eighteen (18) hours. The following courses are required: AMH 2010 or AMH 2020, HIS 3104, HIS 3150, and nine (9) hours of 3000-4000 level history electives. Students earning a major or minor in History must earn at least a 2.00 GPA (“C”) in each history course completed.
Degree Programs (Use if you entered the program in Fall 2012 or later)
Degree Programs (Use only if you entered the program before Fall 2012)