Sep 25, 2020  
2014-2015 Catalog 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History General Program (BA)

For a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in history, the student is expected to complete a balanced program of studies in history, the other social sciences, and the humanities as approved by the advisor.


  1. Thirty-three or more credits in history, to include:
    1. Two from: HIS 112 , HIS 113 HIS 114 .
    2. HIS 220 , HIS 221 .
    3. HIS 299 .
    4. An additional 15 credit hours in history courses numbered 300 or above, excluding HIS 301 , so distributed as to give the student a comprehensive knowledge of several fields, including a minimum of one upper-level class in non-western history and advanced work in one field. Courses must be selected with the approval of the departmental advisor.
    5. HIS 301 , normally elected in the senior year.
  2. During the third and fourth year at least nine credits in cognates chosen from the social sciences or the humanities with the approval of the advisor; to include two courses at the advanced level in a single discipline.
  3. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts  degree, including General Education requirements  and additional BA distribution requirements.