Bachelors (BA) in History

The history major offers a 36-semester-hour course of study. A minimum of 21 semester hours must be upper-division courses. Students are required to obtain a minimum grade of C- in all courses taken for the major.

Degree Outcomes

Graduates with a BA in history will:

  • Have a heightened appreciation of the history, culture and context of all peoples
  • Articulate how the Christian faith can inform the study of history
  • Analyze primary and secondary historical literature, various forms of historic media, and material culture
  • Apply advanced research skills to develop independent conclusions and effectively argue these conclusions
  • Think, write and speak analytically

Major Requirements

HIST 290 Introduction to Historical Studies 3
HIST 490 History Seminar 3

Students must choose one of the following courses:
 
HIST 110 Western Civilization to 1648 3
HIST 120 Western Civilization from 1648 3

Students must choose one of the following courses:
 
HIST 151 United States to 1865 3
HIST 152 United States from 1865 3

History (HIST) coursework

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