History Requirements

Requirements: History Major



General Education Requirements


Core courses (12 credits)


Courses in Methods and Research in History (8 credits)


Elective courses (24 credits)

  • In addition to the core courses, students will take an additional six courses at a 2000-level or above in History. All courses cross-listed with the History department will count towards the History Major. Among these electives students must take a minimum of one course in pre-1800 period.


Plus general electives to total 128 Credits


Honors program

Students may graduate with Honors in History by achieving a 3.7 grade point average and successfully completing a Senior Honors Thesis.