Jan 29, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History Major, BA (Small Plan)

(Note: It is recommended that students who plan to enter graduate school should complete two years of a world language at the college level.)

Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • To identify patterns of historical change.
  • Analyze primary and secondary sources, understand their argument and approach, and then compare them with other works.
  • Develop critical and analytical skills in written exercises, including a significant research paper.
  • Use scholarly historical resources and reference tools of a university library.

Required Courses

Lower-Division Credits: 20

Select 20 credits from the following:

World Civilization

Upper-Division Credits: 39

  • Credits: (5) (Students must earn a minimum grade of C as a major requirement)
  • Credits: (4) (Students must earn a minimum grade of C as a major requirement)
  • Upper-division United States History Credits: (5)
  • Upper-division Elective Credits: (25)
    The elective credits must include at least 5 credits each from three of the following fields: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, World/Transcontinental

Total Credits: 59

Small Plan Major (fewer than 60 credits)

This major requires the completion of a minor or second major. Please consult with the departments about any specific restrictions regarding overlap between plans.

College and Department Information

History Department  
College of Arts and Humanities