Jul 19, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
Academic Catalog 2023-2024

History, BA

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The major in History teaches students how to analyze individuals, ideas, events, and organizations from the past. By honing critical reading, thinking, and writing skills, majors can transfer these abilities to a wide array of careers in education, the law, business, banking, and so much more.

Major Requirements: 38 Credits

All of the Following: 34 credits

  • 100-level HIST course(s) 4 credit(s)
  • 200-level history courses 8 credit(s)
  • At least 16 credits of 300-level or above in history (excluding HIST 391, HIST 491, and HIST 492), an approved internship, or approved study abroad credits.

One of the following:

Program Details

Program Length

Four years for a complete BA degree.  Two years for students transferring in with an AAOT degree.  Program length may vary depending upon the student’s course load and academic progress.

Program Learning Outcomes

  •  Provide students with a broad range of offerings in various fields of history
  • Teach majors to conduct creative and comprehensive research projects
  • Read historical materials with discernment
  • Engage in critical analysis from a historical perspective
  • Write polished communicative prose

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