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Bachelor of Arts in History

History Major Requirements - 12-13 Credits

Requirements
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
HIS 201 U.S. History to 1877 3
HIS 202 U.S. History Since 1877 3
HIS 210 Methods of History 3
HIS 999 History Seminar 6

History Track Requirements - 24 Credits

Requirements
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Three courses from the following:
HIS 110 Ancient World 3
HIS 120 Medieval World 3
HIS 161 Modern World 3
HIS 171 Contemporary World 3
Five courses from the following*:
HIS 300 History of the Northern Plains 3
HIS 310 Ancient Greece 3
HIS 315 Early Church History 3
HIS 320 Roman Republic and Empire 3
HIS 335 Medieval Europe 3
HIS 336 Introduction to Muslim World 3
HIS 355 Modern Africa 3
HIS 360 Modern Latin America 3
HIS 361 American Women’s History 3
HIS 362 U.S. Foreign Policy 3
HIS 363 African American History 3
HIS 364 American Environmental History 3
HIS 405 Colonial Revolutionary America 3
HIS 417 American Civil War 3
HIS 418 Modern American Presidency 3
HIS 420 Contemporary America 3
HIS 422 The Vikings 3
HIS 427 Medieval England 3
HIS 430 British Empire 3
HIS 435 Modern Britain 3
HIS 440 Modern Germany 3
HIS 460 The Great War 3
HIS 462 FDR: Depression and War 3
HIS 465 World War II 3
HIS 470 Vietnam Era 3
HIS 471 From the Beats to the Beatles 3
HIS 475 Special Topics 3
Six credits from the following:
HIS 495 Internship 6
HIS 496 Senior Thesis Research 3
HIS 497 Senior Thesis Writing 3

Political Science Track Requirements - 30 Credits

Requirements
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
HIS 499 History Seminar 6
POL 112 American Government 3
One course from the following:
HIS 110 Ancient World 3
HIS 120 Medieval World 3
HIS 161 Modern World 3
HIS 171 Contemporary World 3
One course from the following:
POL 204 Introduction to Public Relations 3
POL 422 Public Relation Skills 3
Six credits from the following:
POL 495 Internship 6
POL 496 Senior Thesis Research 3
POL 497 Senior Thesis Writing 3
Four upper-division POL courses are also required (one upper-division HIS course can be substituted):
POL 300 Argumentation and Debate 3
POL 320 Modern Global Issues 3
POL 330 Comparative Government 3
POL 362 U.S. Foreign Policy 3
POL 410 American Law 3
POL 418 Modern American Presidency 3
POL 422 Public Relations Skills 3
POL 462 FDR: Depression and War 3
POL 475 Special Topics 1

History Minor Requirements - 21 Credits

Requirements
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Two courses from the following:
HIS 100 Ancient World 3
HIS 100 Medieval World 3
HIS 100 Modern World 3
HIS 100 Contemporary World 3
One course from the following:
HIS 201 U.S. History to 1877 3
HIS 202 U.S. History Since 1877 3
Three HIS 300+ courses
One POL elective

*May be waived if completed four years of high school foreign language

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History Major Requirements
12-13
Track Requirements
24-30