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History Major: BA Degree Requirements

History Major Advisement Audit Form - Pre-Fall 2022

History Major Advisement Audit Form – Fall 2022 onward

I. Required Courses (16 credits)

  • HIS 120* The Early American Experience, 1607-1877 - 3 credits
  • HIS 121* The Recent American Experience, 1877 – present - 3 credits
  • HIS 200^ Historical Research and Writing - 4 credits
  • HIS 230** European History Before 1500 - 3 credits
  • HIS 231** European History Since 1500 - 3 credits

II. History Electives (18 credits)

A minimum of six history electives at the 200, 300, and 400-level. A maximum to two of these electives may be taken at the 200-level. Majors are encouraged to take a broad range of electives in European, American, and non-Western history.

III. Seminar or Colloquium^^ (4 credits)

One seminar (HIS 400, 406, 407, or 420). This satisfies the university requirement for a writing intensive course.

*approved reuse to meet Liberal Arts Core Tier I Historical Perspectives

**approved reuse to meet Liberal Arts Core Tier II Cultural Perspectives

***approved substitution to meet Liberal Arts Core Tier II Individuals and Societies

^meets Stage 2 University Writing Requirement

^^meets Stage 3 University Writing Requirement