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Major in History

Requirements for a Major in History: 42 credits including:

HI 103 & HI 104 & HI 105            World Civilization I & II & III
HI 111 & HI 112                         US History I & II

US History electives: 6 credits
European History electives: 6 credits
Area Studies electives: 6 credits
One other elective in history, which can be from the “General” category: 3 credits
Two electives must be at the 300 or 400 level

Course in historical methods, to be taken during sophomore or junior year: 3 credits HI 411 The Historian’s Craft (Prerequisites: HI 103, 104, 111 and 112) or HI 440 Internship (with departmental approval)

(For majors entering in curriculum year 2010 and later) Senior capstone experience, usually taken during Fall of your senior year: 3 credits HI 460 Senior Research Seminar in History, or HI 470 Senior Thesis in History. If you are an Education double-major, the senior capstone may be fulfilled by submission of a History Learning Portfolio based on your student teaching experience.

*Students who double major in education and history do not need to complete the elective requirement.

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