History Major And Minor Requirements

The Major

The History Major consists of 33 hours of History courses, distributed as follows:

According to level:

100-level courses

3-12 hours

200-level courses

9-15 hours

300-level courses1

3-6 hours

400-level courses2

minimum of 9 hours

1 History 300 fulfills the writing in the discipline requirement and is mandatory for all History majors.
2 History 440 fulfills the Senior paper requirement and is mandatory for all History majors.

According to field

African, Asian, Middle Eastern, or Latin American: a minimum of 6 semester hours

European: a minimum of 6 semester hours in ancient, medieval, or modern European history

United States: a minimum of 6 semester hours

History Majors, in consultation with the Director of Undergraduate Studies, shall define a field of concentration consisting of at least 12 credit hours (4 courses) beyond the 100-level.

The Minor

15 semester hours, with no more than 6 hours at the 100-level.