Jul 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

History, BS (43-421) (120 hours)

Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science in History degree will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Describe historical events and chronology to demonstrate content knowledge, including investigating change over time and the diversity of human experiences.
  • Analyze and interpret primary and secondary sources to identify patterns and evaluate evidence used in historical interpretations.
  • Produce and present an analytical, argument-driven research paper or research project based upon original research in primary and secondary source.

History Major, B.S. Degree - 120 hours 4 Year Guide  

Major Requirements: 39 Semester Hours

General Education Requirement: 30 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:

Free Electives: 51 Semester Hours

From your elective hours, you may choose 9-12 hours from one of the following areas:

Area 1 - Business (take 9 hours)

(which is 9 hours toward the Business Administration minor)

Area 6 - Digital Media Production (take 10 hours)

(which is 10 hours toward the minor in Digital Media Production. COMM 1500  and COMM 1519  are prerequisites for the other COMM courses.)

Area 7 - Criminal Justice (take 9 hours)

(which is 9 hours toward the minor in Criminal Justice. CJ 1000  is a prerequisite for the other CJ courses.)

Area 10 - Build Your Own Area (take 9-12 hours)

Choose 9-12 hours with the same prefix or a mix of related courses with the approval of program coordinator and school chair. Not available for ANTH courses.

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours