B.A., History

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
As part of the general education requirements, complete:
Modern World History
B.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.A. degree requirements.
Program Requirements
Select three from the following:9
Western Civilization
Western Civilization Since 1500
East Asian Civilization
East Asian Civilization
History of the U.S.
History of the U.S.
HIST F275Perspectives on History3
5 HIST courses at the F300 or F400 level, at least 2 of which must be at the F400 level15
Of the courses for the major, at least two (at any level) must be taken in each of the following three fields: 1
United States history
European history
Other areas, such as:
Northern history (including Alaska)
World or non-western (non-U.S., non-European) history
Women’s history
HIST F475Historiography Capstone 23
HIST F476Senior Thesis Capstone 23
Total Credits33

These courses must be approved by an advisor.


Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.

Note: Students who are considering graduate work in history are strongly urged to take at least two years of a foreign language.

Note: History majors are strongly urged to consult with the history department regarding the selection of a minor.