Major: A major in history must take, in addition to HIST 103, 104, 210, and 220, a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours of which at least twelve (12) must be in United States History above the 220 level and nine (9) in non-United States History above the 200 level. Majors must also take HIST 351/352, 410 and 470. In addition, all majors must write a senior exit paper.
Minor: A minor requires eighteen (18) hours of which six (6) must be in courses above the 300 level. HIST 103, 104, 210, and 220 are also required of minors. A grade of C or better is required in all history courses taken by majors and minors.
Students may elect for a History concentration in the General Studies program. To satisfy the requirement of a History concentration, students must take thirty semester hours in the area. The following History course content will satisfy the requirements for the History concentration in General Studies.
HIST 103*, HIST 104*, HIST 210*, HIST 220*, HIST 351*, HIST 352*, HIST 312, HIST 375*, HIST 401*, HIST 402, HIST 410,
Students may take HIST 103 or 104 and HIST 210 or 220.
*Also offered online.
African American Studies:The general aim of this program is to enhance the student’s knowledge of the rich cultural heritage and history of African Americans and to enable students to understand and appreciate the position of African Americans in the community, nation, and world. History 210, 220, 351 and 352, 410 and 470 are required of students enrolled in this program. An additional fifteen (15) hours must be taken within the History curriculum to satisfy requirements for the baccalaureate degree. To complete the program, a student must take a minimum of twenty-seven (27) hours in interdisciplinary courses relating to African American Studies. Possible courses and the departments in which they are offered are: Sociology 220 and 471; English 255 and 256; Political Science 310; French 440 and Humanities 314.