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2010-2011 Catalog 
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History General Program (BA)

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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.

Prerequisites. A two-semester sequence in world history and a two-semester sequence in history of the United States.


  1. Thirty-three or more credits in history, of which at least 18 are numbered 300 or above, to include:
    1. HIS 112 , HIS 113 .
    2. HIS 220 , HIS 221 .
    3. HIS 299 , HIS 301 ; normally elected in the sophomore and junior years.
    4. The remaining work in history so distributed as to give the student a comprehensive knowledge of several fields, including those outside the traditional scope of European history and United States history, and advanced work in one field. Courses must be selected with the approval of the departmental advisor.
  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 distribution requirements in addition to general education requirements 

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