History, BA

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

BA Language Requirements

All BA students are required to complete the BA language requirements.

History Major Requirements

Introductory History
HIST 1200Historical Research and Writing1
HIST 1201First-Year Seminar4
Complete two of the following:8
Introduction to World History
Public History, Public Memory
Introduction to the History of the United States
East Asian Studies
Europe: Empires, Revolutions, Wars, and Their Aftermath
African History
Introduction to Middle Eastern History
Introduction to Latin American History
Introduction to South Asian History
Introduction to African-American History
Introduction to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
History Seminar and Historical Writing
HIST 2301
and HIST 2302
The History Seminar
and Historical Writing
5

History Cluster

In conjunction with your history advisor, define a history cluster by the first semester of your junior year of study. A cluster comprises four history courses with no more than two courses in the 1200–1299 range.

Additional History Requirements

Pre-1800 Course
This course may count toward the history cluster or history elective.
Complete one of the following:4
Africa and the World in Early Times
Africa and the World in Early Times
Modern African Civilization
African Diaspora
History of Science and Technology
Japanese Literature and Culture
Pirates, Planters, and Patriots: Making the Americas, 1492–1804
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
Introduction to Russian Civilization
Spread of Buddhism
Colonial and Revolutionary America
Renaissance to Enlightenment
The Tudors, the Stuarts, and the Birth of Modern Britain
History Outside the United States and Europe
Complete one of the following:4
East Asian Studies
African History
Introduction to Middle Eastern History
Introduction to Latin American History
Introduction to South Asian History
Drug Trade and Drug War: History, Security, Culture
History of Race
History of Violence
Origins of Today: Historical Roots of Contemporary Issues
World War II in the Pacific
Japanese Literature and Culture
History of Vietnam Wars
Mao’s China and After
Chinese Civilization in Her Eyes
Modern Latin America
Modern Middle East
Jerusalem: Space and Image
Modern Chinese History and Culture
The World Since 1945
War in the Modern World
Spread of Buddhism
Colonialism/Imperialism
Global Migration
Approaches to World History
Modern Japan
Dictators and Democracy in Japan and Korea
Africa and the World in Early Times
Modern African Civilization
Islamic Nationalism
Modern Africa
Global Environmental History
Global Chinese Migration
Topics in World History
Topics in Historical Geography
Topics in Asian History
Topics in Latin American History
Topics in African History
Topics in Middle Eastern History
East Asian Cultural History Abroad
Middle Eastern History and Culture Independent Field Research Abroad
North African History Abroad
Internship in World History
Capstone or Project
Complete one of the following:4
Capstone Seminar
Senior Project 1
Senior Project 2

Intermediate/Advanced History Course Requirement

A minimum of three courses from the above requirements must be numbered 2303 or higher. These courses may count toward the history cluster.

Experiential Learning Requirement

The History Seminar (HIST 2301) fulfills the university’s experiential learning requirement.

History Major Credit Requirement

Complete 46 semester hours in the major.

Program Requirements

128 total semester hours required

Five Years, Three Co-ops in Summer 2/Fall

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
HIST 11704HIST 11304Vacation0Vacation0
ENGW 11114MATH 12154  
Elective4HIST 11104  
HIST 12001Elective4  
HIST 12014   
 17 16 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Foreign language course4Foreign language course4Vacation0Co-op0
Elective4Pre-1800 or history elective4  
Pre-1800 or history elective4History cluster course4  
Elective4Elective4  
 16 16 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0Foreign language course4Elective4Co-op0
 HIST 23014Upper-division elective4 
 HIST 23021  
 History cluster course4  
 History elective4  
 0 17 8 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0History cluster course4Elective4Co-op0
 Elective4Elective4 
 Elective4  
 Upper-division elective4  
 0 16 8 0
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
Co-op0HIST 47014  
 Upper-division elective4  
 History cluster course4  
 Elective4  
 0 16  
Total Hours: 130

Five Years, Three Co-ops in Spring/Summer 1

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
HIST 11704HIST 11304Vacation0Vacation0
ENGW 11114MATH 12154  
Elective4HIST 11104  
HIST 12001Foreign language course4  
HIST 12014   
 17 16 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Foreign language course4Co-op0Co-op0Elective4
Pre-1800 or history elective4  Elective4
History elective4   
Elective4   
 16 0 0 8
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Foreign language course4Co-op0Co-op0Elective4
Pre-1800 or history elective4  Upper-division elective4
History cluster course4   
Elective4   
 16 0 0 8
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Elective4Co-op0Co-op0Vacation0
HIST 23014   
HIST 23021   
History elective4   
History cluster course4   
 17 0 0 0
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
History cluster course4HIST 47014  
Upper-division elective4History cluster course4  
Elective4Upper-division elective4  
Elective4Elective4  
 16 16  
Total Hours: 130