See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.
Area F – Courses Appropriate to Major
Foreign Language 2001 – Intermediate I
Foreign Language 2002 – Intermediate II
World History I: Development of World Civilization*
World History II: Emergence of Modern Global Community*
History of America to 1877**
History of America since 1865**
Select 6-12 credit hours from the following:
Introduction to Anthropology
World Regional Geography
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Religion
Introduction to Sociology
*History majors should take HIST 1111 in Area B and HIST 1112 in Area F. If not taken to satisfy these CORE requirements, students must take these courses in Area F.
**History majors should take HIST 2110 in Area E. If HIST 2111 or HIST 2112 is taken to satisfy Area E, the remaining course must be taken in Area F.
Foreign Language 1002 (if not taken in Core)
Senior Seminar (Prerequisite HIST 2630)
Select six or seven of history courses at the 3000 level or above from the course catalog: 1
1 At least nine (9) credit hours must include one coursefrom three of the following four categories:
“Non-western” History [African, Asian, Latin American, or Middle Eastern]
Minor – Required
Select 15 credit hours of Minor (must be approved by advisor)
Select 21 credit hours of Electives
Total Credit Hours
Must have a minimum grade of “C” in every History course beyond the core surveys.
Students must be in good standing to change major to History
No more than 30 hours of upper division course work in the major may count toward the minimum of 126 hours required for graduation.
Student Portfolio Requirements: In the semester of graduation, students must submit a copy of the major assignment from HIST 2630; submit a copy of a research/writing sample from an upper- division history course; submit a copy of a written or blue book exam from an upper-division history course; submit a copy of the major assignment from HIST 4635; and submit the Senior Exit Survey administered in HIST 4635.
Honors in History
To graduate with Honors in History, a student must:
Be admitted to the University Honors Program;
HIST 2630 with a minimum grade of “B” or higher
HIST 3630H with a minimum grade of “B” or higher
HONS 4999 for one credit hour
HONS 4999 for two credit hours in separate semester with the same faculty member as the first semester of UHON 4999;
Successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project;
Be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation.
(Taking the entire three credit-hour sequence of UHON 4999 with a faculty member substitutes for the HIST 4635 Senior Seminar – required for History Majors.)
All History majors, including students in the UHP, are advised by an advisor located in the Forest Drive Building, (912) 478-7740.