Jul 01, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History (Grades 7-12) Certification (History B.A./B.S.)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree

May be either depending on option selected; see the “Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees ” section of this catalog.

Major in History

(Major Code: 429)

University Core Curriculum Requirements

Refer to the “University Core Curriculum ” section of this catalog.

From Language, Philosophy and Culture - Code 40 (3 hours)

From American History - Code 60 (3 hours)

History Requirements (36 hours)

The prerequisite for advanced work (3000- and 4000-level courses) is six semester hours of history unless otherwise indicated. A 2.75 combined GPA is required.

Advanced History Electives (21 hours)

  • Nine hours of advanced U.S. history electives
  • Nine hours of advanced non-U.S. history electives
  • Three hours of any advanced history electives

B.A./B.S. Requirements

B.A. Degree

In addition to the University core, take:

  • Six hours of foreign language.

B.S. Degree

In addition to the University core, take:

  • Six hours chosen from biology, chemistry, geology, geosciences, mathematics, physics and natural sciences.


Take additional electives as needed to total 120 hours overall (of which 39 must be advanced).

Advising Services Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides

Degree checklists and curriculum guides (suggested course sequences) are available by linking to the Advising Services Degree Checklists webpage.