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Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History Major-Liberal Education Curriculum (HYLJ) (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, or 3884.

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

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

Major Requirements:

1. Introductory level history courses (12 hours)

2. Intermediate level history courses

15 hours including at least 6 hours of writing-intesive courses. (see the list of courses below.)  The writing-intensive prerequisite is HIST 2900 or instructor approval.

  • 3000-level - ANY AREA   Credits: 3 hours
  • 3000-level - ANY AREA   Credits: 3 hours
  • 3000-level - Africa, Asia, Latin America, or Middle East   Credits: 3 hours
  • 3000-level - European/General   Credits: 3 hours
  • 3000-level - U.S.   Credits: 3 hours

3. Advanced level history courses (9 hours)

All 4000-level U.S., Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East and European history courses meet the baccalaureate-level writing requirement. Students considering graduate school are strongly advised to select the Senior Thesis or 5000-level Seminar as their capstone course.

  • 4000-level  - U.S.   Credits: 3 hours
  • 4000-level  - Africa, Asia, Latin America. Middle East, Europe   Credits: 3 hours
  • Capstone Course- Select from:
    • HIST 4990 - Senior Thesis   Credits: 3 hours or
    • 4000-level course in area of emphasis or
    • 5000-level seminar

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 by University course work or by examination (16 hours)

Writing Intensive Courses - History

Prerequisite: HIST 2900 or instructor approval.

Courses by Area - History


Courses meeting requirements for any geographical area include:

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