Bachelors of Arts- History
About the Program
The past shapes the present. Everything we are now is a result of who we have been in the past. When you study history, you gain a deep understanding of the people, places and events that have helped shape the world we know today.
As a history major, you will explore the entire sweep of the human experience — spanning centuries, continents and cultures. You will develop a rich historical perspective and a strong set of skills in research, writing, problem solving, and critical thinking. The program equips you for a variety of careers in business, education, law, communications and many other fields.
Please note that this is a sample four-year degree plan with a fall semester start. Students must meet with an advisor each semester to verify course offerings, program requirements, and degree completion timeline.
Program of Study
Year 1, Semester 1 complete the following 5 requirements3 - 16 creditsTake the following courses:ENGL101 - Writing and Rhetoric I3 creditsOne Oral Communication courseOne Mathemateical Ways of Knowing courseOne Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing courseOne lower division History course
Year 1 Semester 2 complete the following 4 requirements3 - 16 creditsTake the following courses:ENGL102 - Writing and Rhetoric II3 creditsOne lower level History courseOne Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing courseOne Scientific Ways of Knowing course
Year 2 Semester 1 complete the following 4 requirements3 - 14 creditsTake the following courses:HIST290 - The Historian's Craft3 creditsAny Foreign Language 101 courseCHIN101 - Elementary Chinese I4 creditsFREN101 - Elementary French I4 creditsGERM101 - Elementary German I4 creditsJAPN101 - Elementary Japanese I4 creditsNEZP101 - Elementary Nez Perce I4 creditsSPAN101 - Elementary Spanish I4 creditsOne Scientific Ways of Knowing courseOne lower level History course
Year 2 Semester 2 complete the following 5 requirements3 - 16 creditsTake the following courses:Any Foreign Language 102 courseFREN102 - Elementary French II4 creditsCHIN102 - Elementary Chinese II4 creditsGERM102 - Elementary German II4 creditsJAPN102 - Elementary Japanese II4 creditsNEZP102 - Elementary Nez Perce II4 creditsSPAN102 - Elementary Spanish II4 creditsOne lower level History courseOne Social and Behavorial Ways of Knowing courseOne American Diversity courseBachelor of Arts course requirement
Year 3 Semester 1 complete the following 5 requirements3 - 16 creditsTake the following courses:One International courseBachelor of Arts Course RequirementOne upper division History courseOne elective from Related FieldsAny Foreign Language 201 course
Year 3 Semester 2 complete the following 3 requirements3 - 16 creditsTake the following courses:Any Foreign Language 202 courseTwo upper division History CoursesTwo electives from Related Fields
Year 4, Semester 1 complete the following 3 requirements3 - 16 creditsTake the following courses:Two upper division History coursesTwo electives from related fieldsBachelor of Arts Course Requirement
Year 4, Semester 2 complete the following 3 requirements3 - 15 creditsTake the following courses:HIST495 - History Senior Seminar3 creditsTwo upper division History CoursesTwo electives from Related Fields
* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.