Majors, Minors and Requirements
CATALOG YEAR 2011-2012
REQUIREMENTS FOR A MAJOR IN HISTORY
A total of 11 courses (44 credits) as follows:
- History 300 (The Historian’s Craft)
- History 485 (Senior Seminar)
- Nine (9) additional courses at the 100, 200, 300, and 400 levels, selected according to the following principles:
- Of the nine courses, no more than one may be taken at the 100 level.
- Of the nine courses, at least two must be seminar courses at the 300 level.
- Of the nine courses, at least two must be seminar courses at the 400 level.
- Of the nine courses taken at all levels, at least one must be taken in five of the six areas listed below:
- History of Asia
- History of Europe
- Global/Comparative History
- History of Latin America
- History of North Africa/Middle East
- History of the United States
- Of the nine courses taken at all levels, at least one must concentrate in the period prior to 1500 CE. The following courses meet that requirement: History 211, 212, 213, 282, 293, 311, 312, 313, 315, 375, 414, and 415. (There may be special topics as well.)
- Humanities 201 (History Track) counts as a 200-level history course, although it does not fulfill one of the area requirements listed above.
REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN HISTORY
A total of 5 courses (20 credits) selected according to the following principles:
- No more than one course at the 100 level.
- At least two courses at the 300 or 400 level.
- At least one course in each of three of the following areas:
- (a) History of Asia
- (b) History of Europe
- (c) Global/Comparative History
- (d) History of Latin America
- (e) History of North Africa/Middle East
- (f) History of the United States