Bachelor of Arts in History


General Education Requirements (52 credits)
College Competencies (21 credits)
ENWR1101   Academic Writing
ENWR1102   Academic Research & Writing
Oral Communication
Quantitative Analysis
Ethical and Moral Analysis
HIST2601   Ethical Debates in History
Scientific Analysis
Liberal Arts Distribution  (18 credits)
Language and Culture
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Art and Humanities 
University Requirements (13 credits)

FRSH1000   Freshman Seminar
CORE1001   Perspectives on the Individ
CORE2002   American Experience
CORE2003   Cross-cultural Perspectives
CORE3004   Global Issues

Major Requirements (36 credits)
Required Major Courses (24 credits) 
At least two (2) 1000-level HIST courses; at least three (3) 3000-level HIST courses;  either HIST 4010 or HIST 4476; and as many 2000-level courses as required.
Minor/SAC (18 credits)
Free Electives1 (22 credits)
TOTAL (128 credits)

  1. WRITTEN COMMUNICATION: This requirement consists of six credits in English Composition (ENWR1101 and ENWR1102) and six credits of writing intensive courses within the major.
  2. ORAL COMMUNICATION: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with public speaking and oral presentations, typically a course in Speech.
  3. QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with mathematics and statistics with application to everyday problems.
  4. ETHICAL AND MORAL ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with ethical theories and questions. This course could be in Philosophy or a course within a major program.
  5. SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a minimum of six credits of laboratory science.
  6. LANGUAGE AND CULTURE: This requirement canbe satisfied by one of four options: traditional language courses with significant cultural elements, LANG course listings under “Language and Culture Studies,” language-based study abroad, or the six highest ESL/ESP credits for non-native English speakers.
  7. SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES: This requirement can be satisfied by six credits of coursework in Communication,Criminal Justice, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.
  8. ART AND HUMANITIES: This requirement can be satisfied by six credits of coursework in Art (visual or performing), English Literature, Humanities, Philosophy, or Religion.
  9. A minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation.