Courses

Major

A major consists of 10 courses, including Western Civilization I, Western Civilization II, and Historical Methods. At least seven courses must be taken in the department. The following courses may be counted toward fulfilling the major requirements: America as a Civilization, American Economic History, Comparative Politics and Geography, American Foreign Policy, Biblical Archaeology and History and Culture of the Ancient Near East.

Minors

Three minors are offered by the Department of History.

A minor in American History requires the completion of United States History 1601-1877, United States History 1877-present and three courses in American History numbered 200 and above (Latin American History and/or Women in History may be substituted.)

A minor in European History requires the completion of Western Civilization I, Western Civilization II and three courses in European history numbered 200 and above.

A minor in History (without national or geographical designation), a student must complete six courses in history, of which three must be chosen from Western Civilzation I, Western Civilization II, United States History 1601-1877, and United States History 1877-present and three must be history courses numbered 200 and above.

For more information, please refer to the College Catalog.