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College of Liberal Arts

History

Suggested Arrangement of Courses

Freshman Year

First Semester Second Semester
(3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)* (3) History, Note A
(4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition) or (3) ENGL 10800 (Accelerated First-Year Composition)* (3) Individual and Society*
(3) History, Note A (3) Mathematics and Statistics*
(3) Mathematics and Statistics* (3) Western Heritage*
(3) Other Languages*† (3) Elective
(15-16) (15)


Sophomore Year

Third Semester Fourth Semester
(3) Aesthetic Awareness* (3) History, Note A
(3) History, Note A (3) Natural Sciences*
(3) Natural Sciences* (3) Other Cultures*
(3) United States Tradition* (3) Social Ethics*
(3) Elective (3) Elective
(15)   (15)  


Junior Year

Fifth Semester Sixth Semester
(3) Gender Issues* (3) History, Note A
(3) Global Perspective* (3) History, Note A
(3) History, Note A (3) Racial and Ethnic Diversity*
(3) History, Note B (3) Elective
(3) Elective (3) Elective
(3) Elective (3) Elective
(18)   (18)  


Senior Year

Seventh Semester Eighth Semester
(3) History, Note A (3) History, Note A
(3) History, Note A (3) History, Note A
(3) Elective (3) Elective
(3) Elective (3) Elective
(3) Elective (3) Elective
(15)   (15)  

History Notes

* See "Core." History courses taken to satisfy core requirements also count toward the history major.

† Some students may need to begin language courses at a lower level.

  1. Requirements for the major include at least six hours in U.S. history; six hours in European history; six hours in Latin American, Asian, Middle Eastern or African history; and three hours in a course covering the period before A.D. 1500. At least 15 hours must be at the 40000 or 50000 level. Grades in history courses must be a "C-" or higher to count toward the major.
  2. History majors must take HIST 39500 (Junior Research Seminar).