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Majors and More

History Programs

Bachelor of Art in History

The Bachelor of Arts in History major is frequently chosen by students who wish to pursue careers in such fields as teaching, law, library and archival work and journalism, as well as in areas less directly related to the study of history, including fields in business and industry.

Minor in History

The minor in history consists of 18 semester hours in HIST:

  • HIST 211 (3) United States History to 1877  OR
  • HIST 212 (3) United States History Since 1877

3 hours from

  • HIST 111 (3) World Civilizations to 950  
  • HIST 112 (3) World Civilizations From 950-1750  
  • HIST 113 (3) World Civilizations Since 1750

and an additional 12 hours of HIST, at least 6 hours in courses numbered above 299.  

 

Master of Arts in History

The Master of Arts in History degree in History with thesis requires the completion of at least 30 hours of approved graduate-level courses including a thesis. At least half the work presented for the degree must be 600-level courses. The Master of Arts degree in History without thesis requires the completion of at least 30 hours of approved graduate-level courses. At least half the work presented for the degree must be 600-level courses.

Visit the Department of History Website

Last Updated: 7/7/20