2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Provides the necessary background for professional careers in post-secondary teaching, law, politics, business, the ministry, government service, journalism, publishing, archival work, museum work or historic preservation.

For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the History department page.

For related information from the bureau of labor statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/historians.htm

Total Credits Required 120
General Education
30-40

Required Courses in Major 39-40
 
History Core 8
HS 390 The Historian's Laboratory 4
HS 490 The History Seminar 4
 
Traditional History Concentration 31-32
Choose three courses from the following: 12
     HS 201 World History to 1520 (4 cr.) [SOCR]
     HS 202 World History since 1400 (4 cr.) [SOCR]
     HS 221 The United States to 1865 (4 cr.) [PERS]
     HS 222 The United States Since 1865 (4 cr.) [PERS]
    History (HS) Electives 19-20
        No more than four credits at the 100 level.  
        No more than four credits at the 200 level.  

Global History Concentration 31-32
 
Foundations 12
HS 130 Globalization and You [INTT] 4
 
Choose one course from the following: 4
     HS 201 World History to 1520 (4 cr.) [SOCR]
     HS 202 World History since 1400 (4 cr.) [SOCR]
 
Choose one course from the following: 4
     HS 221 The United States to 1865 (4 cr.) [PERS]
     HS 222 The United States Since 1865 (4 cr.) [PERS]
 
Regions and Themes 12
 
Choose two courses from the following: 8
     HS 233 Native American History (4 cr.) [SOCR]
     HS 251 Latin American History (4 cr.)
     HS 252 History of the Middle East since 600 (4 cr.) [SOCR]
     HS 254 History of Africa (4 cr.) [SOCR]
     HS 255 History of Asia (4 cr.) [SOCR]
 
Choose one course from the following: 4
     HS 315 Imperialism (4 cr.)
     HS 320 The Atlantic World (4 cr.)
     HS 339 United States Immigration History (4 cr.) [SOCR]
     HS 359 Themes in Global History (4 cr.)
 
History (HS) Electives 7-8
    Minimum 3 credits at the 300 level or above

This major does not require a minor.

Note: If a student does not meet the credit requirements due to transfer coursework, they can take any history elective(s) to make up those credits and reach the minimum required.