Bachelor of Science Program Requirements

General Requirements

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BS) in History must meet the requirements listed below in order to be eligible for graduation.

History (Non-Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science

Major requirements (48 hours):

Note: 9 hours may double count toward General Education requirements.

  1. Core requirements (24 hours):
    1. HST 103(3) and 104(3).
    2. HST 121(3) and 122(3).
    3. HST 210(3), 390(3), 598(3).
    4. One course from: HST 392(3), 393(3), 394(3).
  2. Six hours from two of the following areas:
    1. Africa: HST 323(3), 334(3), 335(3), 338(3), 339(3), 532(3).
    2. Asia: HST 380(3), 381(3), 382(3), 571(3).
    3. Latin America: HST 350(3), 383(3), 384(3), 395(3), 587(3), 588(3).
    4. Middle East: HST 370(3), 371(3), 541(3), 542(3), 543(3), 573(3), 574(3).
    5. Interregional and cross-regional: HST 340(3), 345(3), 369(3), 383(3), 384(3), 395(3), 504(3), 514(3), 529(3), 541(3), 563(3).
  3. Three hours in European history: HST 343(3), 351(3), 352(3), 353(3), 355(3), 356(3), 360(3), 361(3), 545(3), 548(3), 549(3), 559(3), 562(3), 566(3).
  4. Three hours in United States history: HST 312(3), 313(3), 314(3), 315(3), 324(3), 329(3), 331(3), 332(3), 375(3), 509(3), 517(3), 518(3), 519(3), 521(3), 523(3), 524(3), 525(3), 528(3), 531(3), 536(3), 537(3), 538(3).
  5. 12 additional hours of upper division history courses: HST 312(3), 313(3), 314(3), 315(3), 323(3), 324(3), 329(3), 331(3), 332(3), 334(3), 335(3), 338(3), 339(3), 340(3), 343(3), 345(3), 350(3), 351(3), 352(3), 353(3), 355(3), 356(3), 360(3), 361(3), 369(3), 370(3), 371(3), 375(3), 380(3), 381(3), 382(3), 383(3), 384(3), 395(3), 397(3), 496(3), 504(3), 509(3), 510(3), 514(3), 517(3), 518(3), 519(3), 521(3), 523(3), 524(3), 525(3), 528(3), 529(3), 531(3), 532(3), 536(3), 537(3), 538(3), 541(3), 542(3), 543(3), 545(3), 548(3), 549(3), 559(3), 562(3), 563(3), 564(3), 566(3), 571(3), 573(3), 574(3), 587(3), 588(3), 597(3), 599(3).
  6. Of courses in numbered items 2, 3, 4 and 5 above:
    1. At least two must be pre-modern history courses: HST 313(3), 315(3), 323(3), 324(3), 331(3), 335(3), 338(3), 340(3), 343(3), 345(3), 350(3), 351(3), 352(3), 360(3), 369(3), 370(3), 380(3), 383(3), 384(3), 395(3), 509(3), 514(3), 517(3), 518(3), 532(3), 538(3), 541(3), 542(3), 545(3), 548(3), 549(3), 573(3), 574(3), 587(3).
    2. At least two must be modern history courses: HST 312(3), 314(3), 315(3), 323(3), 324(3), 329(3), 331(3), 332(3), 334(3), 335(3), 338(3), 339(3), 340(3), 350(3), 353(3), 355(3), 356(3), 361(3), 370(3), 371(3), 375(3), 381(3), 382(3), 383(3), 384(3), 395(3), 509(3), 514(3), 517(3), 519(3), 521(3), 523(3), 524(3), 525(3), 528(3), 531(3), 536(3), 537(3), 538(3), 543(3), 559(3), 562(3), 563(3), 564(3), 566(3), 571(3), 587(3), 588(3).
    3. At least one must be a 500 level American History Course: HST 510(3), 514(3), 517(3), 518(3), 519(3), 521(3), 523(3), 524(3), 525(3), 528(3), 531(3), 536(3), 537(3), 538(3).
    4. At least one must be a 500 level World History Course: HST 504(3), 529(3), 532(3), 541(3), 542(3), 543(3), 545(3), 548(3), 549(3), 551(3), 553(3), 559(3), 562(3), 563(3), 566(3), 571(3), 573(3), 574(3), 587(3), 588(3).
  7. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of HST 598(3).
  8. Minor required (or second major).

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements