Undergraduate Catalog Information

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2010 - Spring 2011 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

History with a concentration in Social Sciences

Major: HIST

Concentration: SSC

Degree: BA

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)

Note: Admission to the major requires a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 and a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on courses in the major.
Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the departments Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details, contact the department.

TypeTotal
General Education34

All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program; see the General Education requirements and the courses that fulfill them. Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major in which case additional electives may be required to complete the minimum hours for the degree.

Arts & Sciences Programmatic Requirements

TypeSemester
Hours
Total
General 101: A&S Orientation1

Foreign Language
(completion of the intermediate level of a single foreign language)

12
Electives in Humanities or Natural Sciences
(in addition to courses counted toward General Education;
6 hours must be at 300 level or above)
9
WRtwo approved courses at the 300 level or above
(may be incorporated into other degree requirements)


Total
22

Department of History

TypeSemester
Hours
Total
History 101-102 or 105-1066
American Area
History 211-212
6
History 305, 311, 313-316, 318-324, 326-329, 361, 362, 418, 504, 506, 508, 510- 512, 514, 515, 518, 519, 521, 522, 524, 528, 529, 534, 537, 538, 559, 561, 583, 589, 593, 597-599 (select one)3
European Area
Ancient-Medieval Period: History 301, 340, 342, 343, 346, 350-352, 363, 542, 551, 554, 596 (select one)
3
Modern Period: History 302, 308, 309, 324, 353-355, 359-361, 364, 366-369, 375-378, 380, 384-387, 389, 419, 504, 547, 560, 571, 572, 575, 577, 579, 582, 583, 587, 588, 595 (select one)3
Asia, Africa, Latin American Area
History 313, 331, 332, 333, 341, 345, 356, 357, 359, 362, 367, 377, 378, 390, 392-396, 398, 533, 535, 562, 563, 584, 590-594, 598 (select two)
6

[Courses numbered 310, 410, 498, 499, 501, 502, 503 and 540 may at times also fulfill area requirements; consult History Department.]


History 3042,3

3
History electives at the 300 level or above3
History electives at the 500 level46
Total

39

Supporting Courses

TypeSemester
Hours
Total
Electives in one department in the Social Sciences Division, other than History16
Electives in a second department in the Social Sciences Division, other than History16
Electives in Social Sciences Division, other than History, at the 300 level or above6
Total
18

Electives & Total Hours

TypeHours
Minimum Electives8
Minimum Total121

NOTE: Only 40 hours in the major department may be applied toward the Bachelor of Arts degree.
At least 50 of the total minimum hours required must be at the 300 level or above.

1 In addition to courses counted toward General Education

2 Fulfills WR requirement.

3 Once a student has declared a History major, the student must enroll in
History 304 as 3 of the next 12 History credit hours.  A grade of 'C' or better must be earned in History 304.

4. Six hours of required 500-level courses must be completed with a grade of 'C' or better.