Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in History
For the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science in history, a minimum of 36 hours in history are required. Specific requirements are below.
For either the B.A. or B.S. in history, the following is required:
6 hours lower-division history courses (1000-2000)
18 hours upper-division history courses (3000-4000)
Within the courses taken at the 2000 level or above, the following “geographic distribution” requirements also apply:
B.A. degree seeking students must take foreign language through the intermediate level.
B.S. degree seeking students, in lieu of foreign language, must complete a 15 hour “cognate field.” The cognate should consist of 12 hours at the 3000/4000 level in one or more related disciplines selected to complement the student’s interests in history. Additionally, one 3-hour course in logic or statistics must also be taken. The specific composition of a student’s cognate field will be determined in consultation with the student’s faculty advisor.