Program Requirements - Total Semester Hours: Minimum 30
The BA major in history consists of a minimum of 30 semester hours in history, including a minimum of 18 semester hours of course work on the advanced level (100-level courses or above).
A grade of C- or above is required in each course in the major.
The History Department also strongly recommends that students take courses in other departments that relate closely to historical subjects in which they are particularly interested, or consider taking a co-major in another field or discipline. It is also highly desirable that students acquire skills in reading and speaking a language other than English, taking their level of proficiency beyond the minimum university requirement.
The History Department requires the following for majors in history: