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(Archive) History (HSTBA)

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1988
End Date: Spring Semester 1999

History (HSTBA) - (ARCHIVE)

The B.A. degree program in History focuses on the study of the evolution of American and European institutions. This program enables students to pursue history in the traditional mode as a study of written records.

For the B.A. degree in History, a minimum of 124 credits is required. A student enrolled in this major must earn at least a grade of C in each 300- and 400-level course.

HISTORY MINOR: Students must select enough courses (at least 6 credits at the 400 level) in HIST or HSTRY to account for 18 credits.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(3 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

ELECTIVES: 18 credits

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in front of Bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 39 credits
(This includes 3 credits of General Education GWS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (12 credits)
HIST 001 GH(3), 002 GH(3), 020 GH(3), 021 GH(3) (Sem: 1-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (18 credits)
ENGL 202A GWS(3) or 202B GWS(3) (Sem: 3-6)
Select 3 credits from PL SC or POLSC at the 400 level (Sem: 5-8)
Select 12 credits of HIST or HSTRY at the 400 level (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (9 credits)
Select 9 credits from school-approved list (Sem: 1-8)


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The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1988

Blue Sheet Item #: 16-08-167

Review Date: 6/8/99 (General Education Update)

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