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Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History Major (36 hours)

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1.   Minimum of 36 hours in history selected from categories listed below.

2.   Minimum grade of “C” in all course work required for the major, including required cognates.

3.   Completion of 12 credit hours of required cognates.

4.   Completion of a language through the 2010 level, by college/university course work or examination.

5.   Completion of either HIST 1000 or 3020 and a class selected from the following: HIST 3000, 3101, 3102, 3260, 3265, 3490, 3500, 3510, 3531, 3600, 3604, 3606, 3611, 3612, 3662, 3700, 3702, 3762, 3766, 3880, 3882, 3884.

6.   Completion of at least 3 hours of “writing-intensive” courses at the 3000-level. (See list of courses below.)

7.   With permission of history faculty advisor, students may substitute advanced level (4000-level) history courses for intermediate level (3000-level) courses in the same chronological category.

8.   Completion of at least 9 hours of courses at the 4000-level, with at least one course in the premodern category and one course in the modern category. Three hours of 4000-level courses must be Baccalaureate Writing.

Major Requirements:

1. Introductory level history courses (12 hours)

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2. Intermediate level history courses

15 hours including at least 3 hours of writing-intensive courses (See list of courses below). At least 3 hours must be taken from the premodern and modern categories.

3. Advanced level and Baccalaureate Writing history courses (9 hours)

Students need to complete three courses (9 hours) at the 4000-level with at least one course that is in the premodern category and one course in the modern category. Students need to complete one (3 hour) 4000-level premodern or modern course that meets the baccalaureate-level writing requirement. Baccalaureate history courses are designated “(BW)” in the online schedule of classes. Students considering graduate school are strongly advised to select the Senior Thesis (HIST 4990) or 5000-level Seminar as their required advanced level baccalaureate history course.
4000-level prerequisite: one 3000-level writing intensive course or instructor approval.

Cognate Requirements:

1. Four Humanities or Social Science Courses (12 hours)

Generally at the 3000-level that complement the area of emphasis in history. Appropriate cognates must be approved by a Department of History advisor

2. A foreign language through the 2010-level (or equivalency) by University course work or by examination (16 hours)

Writing Intensive Courses - History

Prerequisite: HIST 2900 or instructor approval.

Courses by Chronological Category - History


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