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History

The study of history does not present the past merely as a source of ideas to be copied, but as an index of what man can achieve despite physical and cultural limitations. An understanding of history is vital to any broad liberal education. A major in history provides a background appropriate for such diverse occupations as archival work, government service, law, library science, theology, and secondary and college teaching.

Requirements for the B.A. in History
The B.A. in History consists of at least 36 semester hours, 18 of which must be above the 300 level. The following courses must be included:
H 101, 102 Western Heritage I, II 6 s.h.
H 204, 205 History of the United States I, II 6 s.h.
H 310, 311 History of Modern Europe I, II 6 s.h.
H 461r Seminar in History (two courses) 6 s.h.
H Additional History Electives (300-400 level) 6 s.h.
H 107, 108 World Geography I, II 6 s.h.

Requirements for the B.S. in History
The person electing this major could be licensed to teach history in grades 7-12. All majors must complete either the General ACR or the Enhanced ACR II, the major core requirements, and either the political science or the economics emphasis. Students wishing to be licensed to teach must complete the Enhanced ACR II, and 38 semester hours of professional education as listed under the Education major in this catalog.

Core
H 101, 102 Western Heritage 6 s.h.
H 107, 108 World Geography 6 s.h.
H 204, 205 History of the United States I, II 6 s.h.
H 310, 311 History of Modern Europe 6 s.h.
H 461r Two Seminars in History 6 s.h.
H History Electives (300-400 level) 6 s.h.
PS 201 American Government and Politics 3 s.h.
PS 202 Introduction to Political Science 3 s.h.

Plus either:
PS Political Science Electives (300-400) or 6 s.h.
BA/EC 251 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 s.h.
BA/EC 252 Principles of Microeconomics 3 s.h.
EC Economics Electives (300-400 level) 6 s.h.

History electives will be selected in consultation with the faculty of the department. History majors may elect to stress United States or European History. Those students planning to attend graduate school will be strongly urged to demonstrate a proficiency at the intermediate level in a foreign language or the introductory level in statistics.

Requirements for a minor in History
H 101, 102; H 204, 205; and any six semester hours of history at the 300 level or above.