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Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 1988
End Date: Spring Semester 2014

History - ARCHIVE

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College (HSTBA)

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. Each student must earn at least a grade of C in each 300- and 400-level course in the major field.

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(3 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

ELECTIVES: 19 credits

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(3 of these 24 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR, GENERAL EDUCATION, or ELECTIVES and 0-12 credits are included in ELECTIVES if foreign language proficiency is demonstrated by examination.)
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in this bulletin.)

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

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

ADDITIONAL COURSES (18 credits)
ENGL 202A GWS(3) or ENGL 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)

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1988

Blue Sheet Item #: 16-08-167

Review Date: 01/30/01 (Editorial Changes)

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