BA Four-Year Degree Plan: History

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

Sample schedule

The below schedule is only one example of a possible degree plan and is provided for informational purposes only. Meet with an advisor early to develop a degree plan that best suits your needs.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics 3
Life Sciences (lab) or Physical Sciences (lab) - General Education 4
Social and Behavioral Sciences - General Education 3
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
HST 210 Writing II: Historical Inquiry 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Life Sciences (no lab) or Physical Sciences (no lab) - General Education 3
The Arts - General Education 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E. 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877 3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
Fine Arts - BA requirement 3
Social and Behavioral Science - General Education 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
HST 104 World History since 1600 C.E. 3
PHI 105 Critical Thinking
or PHI 110 Introduction to Philosophy
3
HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877 3
The Arts - General Education 3
Course for minor 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
United States - HST elective (upper level) 3
Non-Western - HST elective (upper level) 3
Fine Arts - BA requirement 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
Course for minor 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Ancient or European - HST elective (upper level) 3
Non-Western - HST elective (upper level) 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
Course for minor 3
HST 392 European History Primary Source Seminar
or HST 393 United States History Primary Source Seminar
or HST 394 World History Primary Source Seminar
3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HST elective (upper level) 3
HST 390 Introduction to Historiography 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
HST elective (upper level) 3
Course for minor 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
HST 598 Senior Seminar in History 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
Course for minor 3
Course for minor 3
HST elective (upper level) 3
Total hours15
Degree plan last reviewed 04-12-2018.