Jul 20, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History Major

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Major requirements

The major program in history requires a minimum of 10 credits as outlined below.


Area of concentration

Five courses must be in an area of concentration:  United States, Europe, or East Asia*.  At least two of these five courses must be at the 300 level or above. 

Outside the concentration

Students must choose one course from each of the other two areas of concentration

African, Latin American, or Caribbean History (AfLAC)

One course from the following

Junior colloquium

This course is normally taken during the Junior year and must be taken by the first semester of the senior year.  Those on leave of absence or approved study at another institution may, with instructors approval, take the course in the second semester of the sophomore year.


This is a capstone course that is taken during the senior year.  HIST 302   is a prerequisite for HIST 401. 

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