Jul 24, 2021
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:
- Integrate historical chronology and content knowledge with critical analysis of historical documents, interpretations, and patterns.
- Produce an analytical research paper or research project based upon original research in primary and secondary sources.
- Evaluate the application of historical knowledge in current contexts, including ways to integrate historical knowledge with other fields of study.
History Major, B.S. Degree - 120 hours 4 Year Guide
Major Requirements: 39 Semester Hours
General Education Requirement: 36 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 although only 6 hours of the HIST courses will count as general education:
Free Electives: 45 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 2 - GIS (take 9 hours)
(which is 9 hours toward the Geographic Info. Systems minor)
Area 3 - Web Management (take 9 hours)
Area 4 - Law (take 9 hours)
(which is 9 hours toward the minor in Legal Studies)
Area 5 - Africana Studies (take 9 hours)
(which is 9 hours toward the minor in Africana Studies)
Area 6 - Digital Media Production (take 10 hours)
(which is 10 hours toward the minor in Digital Media Production. COMM 1275 , 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 8 - Safety Sciences (take 10 hours)
(which is 9 hours toward the minor in Safety Sciences)
Area 9 - Instructional Design (take 12 hours)
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
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