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Degree Requirements
History Major  |  History Minor

History Major

(a minimum of 38 semester course credits)

Core requirements:

Select a a minimum of one of the two-semester introductory sequences below:

HIST 011 The West and Its Cultural Traditions I (3) and HIST 012 The West and Its Cultural Traditions II (3)

HIST 031 American History I (3) and HIST 032 American History II (3)

HIST 061 China and Japan to 1800 (3) and HIST 062 China and Japan Since 1800 (3)

Other Requirements:

All must take HIST 189 History and Its Methods (4)

And select courses that add up to 28 additional semester course credits in history. Upon approval from a history advisor, two of these elective courses may be taken outside the department.

History Honors. Students may qualify for graduation with Honors in History by meeting the College’s overall grade point average requirement for Honors in the Major.

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History Minor
(a minimum of 18 semester course credits)

Select five history courses in consultation with a history faculty advisor. One of the five courses must be HIST 189 History and Its Methods (4).

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Last Updated: 6/22/17