History

B.A. with Major in History

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
FallCredits
HIST 101
Western Civilization I (Speak with adviser before registering)
or Western Civilization II
or United States to 1877
or United States since 1877
or World Civilizations I
or World Civilizations II
3
Essential Studies 9-10
Open Elective 3
 Credits15-16
Spring
HIST 102
Western Civilization II
or Western Civilization I
or United States to 1877
or United States since 1877
or World Civilizations I
or World Civilizations II
3
Essential Studies 6-7
Open Electives 6
 Credits15-16
Sophomore Year
Fall
HIST 240 The Historian's Craft Speak with your adviser before registering for classes. 3
Essential Studies 6-7
Open Electives 6
 Credits15-16
Spring
North American History Course See options in course catalog 3
World History Course See options in course catalog 3
Essential Studies 6-7
Open Electives 3
 Credits15-16
Junior Year
Fall
European History Course See options in course catalog 3
Essential Studies 6-7
Open Electives 6
 Credits15-16
Spring
History 300 or 400 level elective Speak with your adviser before registering for classes. 3
North American History Course See options in course catalog 3
Essential Studies 3-4
Open Electives 6
 Credits15-16
Senior Year
Fall
HIST 440 Research Capstone Speak with your adviser before registering for classes. 3
European History Course See options in course catalog 3
Open Electives 9
 Credits15
Spring
History 300 or 400 level elective Speak with your adviser before registering for classes. 3
Open Electives 12
 Credits15
 Total Credits120-126

The History Department recommends that you speak with your adviser before registering for classes.


You must complete enough electives to bring total credit hours up to the 125. Special Emphasis courses can fulfill an essential studies requirement (example-History 104, US History, will count toward the US Diversity as well as the Humanities area). Please Note: Every student must fulfill all University, Departmental, and Essential Studies requirements.