History and Philosophy, BA
The Department of Philosophy and Religion and the Department of History offer an interdisciplinary combined major in philosophy and history. Students interested in the combined major integrate the study of philosophy and ethics with the study and analysis of human history.
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.
All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.
BA Language Requirements
All BA students are required to complete the BA language requirements.
All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.
Experiential Liberal Arts
All undergraduate students in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities are required to complete the Experiential Liberal Arts Requirement.
|HIST 1000||History at Northeastern||1|
|HIST 1200||Historical Research and Writing||1|
|HIST 1201||First-Year Seminar||4|
|Choose one course from the 1000 level.||4|
|History Seminar and Historical Writing|
|HIST 2301||The History Seminar||4|
|HIST 2302||Historical Writing||1|
|Pre-1800 History Elective|
|Choose one course from the following:||4|
|Africa and the World in Early Times|
|Pirates, Planters, and Patriots: Making the Americas, 1492–1804|
|Japanese Literature and Culture|
|Introduction to Russian Civilization|
|Colonial and Revolutionary America|
|Intermediate/Advanced History Cluster|
|Complete (3) History courses numbered 2303 or above. Cluster is subject to Department approval.||12|
|Complete one history course 3000 level or above||4|
|History Capstone Seminar or Senior Project|
|Public history concentrators may also select from the following:|
|Fieldwork in History 1|
|Philosophy Required Courses|
|PHIL 1115||Introduction to Logic||4|
|PHIL 2325||Ancient Philosophy and Political Thought||4|
|or POLS 2325||Ancient Philosophy and Political Thought|
|PHIL 2330||Modern Philosophy||4|
|Complete three of the following with at least one course at the 4000 or 5000 level:||8|
|Philosophy and Literature|
|Cults and Sects|
|Theory of Knowledge|
|Philosophy of Science|
|Philosophy of Mind|
|Seminar: Theories and Methods in Religious Studies|
|Seminar in Religion|
|Topics in Religious Studies|
|Comparative Religious Ethics|
|Complete three additional PHIL courses.||8|
|Complete one of the following:||4|
|Law, Justice, and Society in Modern China|
History and Philosophy Combined-Major Credit Requirement
Complete 85 semester hours in the major.
128 total semester hours required