Jun 18, 2018  
2012-2013 School of Continuing Education Catalog 
2012-2013 School of Continuing Education Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, BA

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Students who major in history are encouraged to develop sensitivity to the past, so that they may better understand the present and prepare intelligently to deal with the challenges of the future. Students will achieve a broad knowledge and understanding of human experience within its political, social, economic, intellectual, and cultural heritages. Students are educated in historical methods, with emphasis on doing the work of history with the greatest possible objectivity. Courses are intended to develop the history student’s appreciation of the Judeo-Christian heritage and understanding of both European and American civilizations, while gaining knowledge of non-Western civilizations.

History majors are well equipped to compete in a variety of professions and often pursue graduate and professional school studies. Graduates hold positions in banking and finance, the military, as journalists, lawyers, librarians, and as civil servants with federal, state, and local governments.


Requirements for the bachelor of arts degree

I. Core Requirements: 54 credit hours

See Core Curriculum  for specifics.

English 12 Credits
Philosophy 12 Credits
Theology 12 Credits
Social science 6 Credits
Science 6 Credits
Mathematics 3 Credits
Fine arts 3 Credits

Upper-division courses distributed as follows:

United States history 6 Credits
Medieval/European history 6 Credits
Non-Western history 6 Credits

III. Free Electives: 36 credit hours

Total: 120 credit hours

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