Bachelor of Arts Program Requirements

General Requirements

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

  • Students MUST complete the general education program and fulfill the general baccalaureate degree requirements and complete at least 120 hours of coursework.
  • Students studying for a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in History MUST complete a minor or a second major.
  • Students MUST satisfy the Bachelor of Arts Requirements. These include, twelve credit hours in a single language; six credit hours of World History survey courses; three credit hours of Philosophy; six credit hours from any of the courses listed in the Fine Arts requirement.

History (Non-Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Arts
  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. Major Requirements (39 hours):
    1. Core Requirements (18 hours)
      1. HST 121(3) and 122(3)
      2. HST 210(3), 390(3), 598(3)
      3. One of the following: HST 392(3), 393(3), 394(3)
    2. Complete 6 hours of courses chosen from two of the following areas:
      1. Africa: HST 323(3), 335(3)
      2. Asia: HST 380(3), 381(3), 571(3)
      3. Latin America: HST 350(3), 587(3), 588(3)
      4. Middle East: HST 370(3), 371(3), 541(3), 542(3), 543(3), 544(3), 573(3), 574(3)
      5. Interregional and Cross-Regional: HST 340(3), 345(3), 369(3), 383(3), 563(3)
    3. Complete 3 hours in European history: HST 343(3), 353(3), 355(3), 356(3), 360(3), 361(3), 545(3), 548(3), 549(3), 551(3), 553(3), 559(3), 562(3), 566(3)
    4. Complete 3 hours in United States history: HST 313(3), 314(3), 315(3), 324(3), 329(3), 330(3), 331(3), 332(3), 375(3), 509(3), 510(3), 515(3), 516(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. Complete an additional 9 hours of upper division history courses: HST 313(3), 314(3), 315(3), 323(3), 324(3), 329(3), 330(3), 331(3), 332(3), 334(3), 335(3), 338(3), 339(3), 340(3), 343(3), 345(3), 350(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), 397(3), 496(3), 509(3), 510(3), 515(3), 516(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), 541(3), 542(3), 543(3), 544(3), 545(3), 548(3), 549(3), 551(3), 553(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), 330(3), 331(3), 335(3), 338(3), 340(3), 343(3), 345(3), 350(3), 360(3), 369(3), 370(3), 380(3), 383(3), 509(3), 510(3), 515(3), 516(3), 517(3), 518(3), 538(3), 541(3), 542(3), 544(3), 545(3), 548(3), 549(3), 573(3), 574(3), 587(3)
      2. At least two must be modern history courses: HST 313(3), 314(3), 315(3), 323(3), 324(3), 329(3), 330(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), 383(3), 509(3), 510(3), 515(3), 516(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), 544(3), 551(3), 553(3), 559(3), 562(3), 563(3), 566(3), 571(3), 587(3), 588(3)
      3. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of HST 598(3).
  3. Minor Required (or second major)
  4. Specific Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements
  5. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements